County champions Sarsfields lead the way in this week’s Kildare Nationalist senior football championship team of the week.
The Sash booked their place in the quarter-finals thanks to a high scoring second half display against Monasterevin. Celbridge, who impressed during their 0-16 to 0-9 win against St Laurence’s, also have four players in the side while Clane are next best with three, including county star Tomas O’Connor. Monasterevin have two players in the side after their superb battling display against the Sash, where they led by two early in the second half despite playing with 14 for most of the game, while Naas and Leixlip have one player each.
The team in full: Shane McNamara (Celbridge); Mick O’Grady (Celbridge), Donnachadh McDonnell (Sarsfields), Conor Duffy (Sarsfields); Eoin Stapleton (Monasterevin), Eoin Doyle (Naas), Ciaran Fadian (Leixlip); Conor Brophy (Celbridge), Tomas O’Connor (Clane); Robbie Dunne (Clane), Mark Kelly (Monasterevin), Declan McKenna (Sarsfields); Alan Smith (Sarsfields), Paddy Brophy (Celbridge), Conor Murphy (Clane).