Galway Minor team named to play Roscommon

11 August 2018; Galway manager Donal Ó Fátharta during the Electric Ireland GAA Football All-Ireland Minor Championship semi-final match between Galway and Meath at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Galway minor manager Donal Ó Fátharta has named his starting team to play Roscommon in the opening match of the Connacht Championship. This year, the competition is a round-robin format. Goalkeeper Donie Halloran and forwards Daniel Cox and Tomo Culhane who was a substitute, are the only players to have played in last year’s All-Ireland final defeat to Kerry.

The match is on at Hyde Park, Roscommon, this Friday at 7.30pm. Here is the starting team:

  1. Donie Halloran (Cortoon Shamrocks)
  2. Jonathan McGrath (Caherlistrane) (Captain)
  3. Ruairí King (Clifden)
  4. Liam Tevnan (Northern Gaels)
  5. Ethan Fiorentini (St. Michael’s)
  6. Darragh Kennedy (Clifden)
  7. Daniel McNulty (St. James’)
  8. James McLoughlin (Maigh Cuilinn)
  9. Daniel O’Flaherty (Salthill-Knocknacarra)
  10. Alan Naughton (Caltra)
  11. Daniel Cox (Maigh Cuilinn)
  12. Dylan Brady (Corofin)
  13. Nathan Grainger (Claregalway)
  14. Tomo Culhane (Salthill-Knocknacarra)
  15. Warren Seoige (Naomh Anna, Leitir Móir)