Friday, March 18, 2022

KILDARE Minor Manager, Niall Cronin, and his Management Team have named the team that will face Offaly in Group 2 Round 1 of the Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship at Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park on Saturday, throw in 12 noon.

Kildare captain, James Harris, Castlemitchell Photo: Sean Brilly

After trials involving some 140 players Cronin and his Management Team whittled that down to a panel of 36 from 16 different clubs and Saturday’s team, will be captained by centre half back, James Harris (Castlemitchell). Harris along with Killian Browne (Celbridge) were members of last year’s Kildare minor team.

Four of the first 15, Evan O’Briain (Naas), Cormac O’Sullivan (Celbridge), Ryan Sinky (Naas) and Cian O’Reilly (Raheens/ Eire Og Corra Choill) are dual players while there are a further two dual players, Niall Cramer (Raheens/Eire Og Corra Choill) and TJ Nolan (St Laurence’s) are included in the substitutes named for Saturday.

Kildare Minor Team V Offaly, Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park, Tullamore, Saturday 19 March, 12 noon.

1 Fintan Quinn Naas
2 Evan O’Briain Naas
3 Eoin Lawlor Naas
4 Cormac O’Sullivan Celbridge
5 Ben Ryan Round Towers
6 James Harris Castlemitchell
7 Tom Kelly Naas
8 Ryan Sinkey Naas
9 Cian O’Reilly Raheens
10 Eoin Cully Carbury
11 Killian Browne Celbridge
12 Ryan Rainey Johnstownbridge
13 Ben Loakman Sarsfields
14 Cillian Geraghty Maynooth
15 Michael Stokes Kilcock
Calum Doran Clane
Cathal Moore Sarsfields
Conor Kelly Athy
Daire Gilmartin Raheens
Daniel Hamill Raheens
DJ Percival Robertstown
Evan Gilmartin Raheens
Glen Carter Cappagh
Jack Egan Maynooth
Jack Ryan Round Towers
James Loughman Sarsfields
Jamie McGuirk Naas
Jay O’Brien Round Towers
Joe Hanamy St Lawrence’s
Joey Cunningham Allenwood
Mark Cleary Celbridge
Niall Cramer Raheens
Paddy Donohoe Milltown
Padraig Daly Round Towers
Ross Harris Castlemitchell
TJ Nolan St Lawrence’s

Management Team: Niall Cronin (Manager), Eamonn Callaghan, Hugh Lynch and James Devane.

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