There are four senior debutants in the Monaghan starting 15 for tonight's McKenna Cup meeting with Fermanagh at Brewster Park (throw-in 8pm).
Manager Malachy O'Rourke has handed starting berths to newcomers Barry Kerr, Paraic McGuirk, David Garland and James Wilson.
Clontibret's Conor Boyle and Truagh pair John McCarron and Paudie McKenna all make their first starts since returning from a lengthy absence.
Monaghan (McKenna Cup v Fermanagh): Rory Beggan; John McCarron, Conor Boyle, Barry Kerr; Kieran Duffy, Paraic McGuirk, Stephen Finnegan; Niall Kearns, Neil McAdam; Owen Duffy, Micheal Bannigan, Paudie McKenna; David Garland, Darren Freeman, James Wilson.
Subs: Shane Garland, Owen Coyle, Damien McArdle, Karl O'Connell, Frank Connolly, Colm Lennon, Fintan Kelly, Karl McQuaid, Darren Hughes, Barry McBennett, Dean Connolly.