Offaly minor football team named for crunch Meath clash

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Offaly minor football team named for crunch Meath clash

Offaly minor football team named for crunch Meath clash

The Offaly minor football team has been named to take on Meath in the second round of the Leinster Championship. 

Offaly go into the game after a hard-earned one-point win over Wexford in Enniscorthy two weeks ago.

Cathal Ryan starts in goals and will be protected by a fullback line made up of David Carthy, Fionn Dempsey and David Dempsey.

John Furlong and captain Lee Pearson will flank Adam Strong in the halfback line, while Ryan Strong and Luke Egan form the midfield partnership.

At half-forward, Aran Byrne and Adam Kelly will join Cormac Delaney with Harry Plunkett, Morgan Tynan and Darragh Flynn making up the full-forward line. 

Offaly v Meath in the Minor Leinster Football Championship takes place on Wednesday, May 8 at 7pm in Pairc Tailteann in Navan.