Team news: Walsh hands debut to Mulkerrin

January 12, 2018

Galway's Sean Mulkerrin is presented with the Connacht MFC trophy in 2017.
©INPHO/Bryan Keane.

Galway boss Kevin Walsh has handed 2017 minor captain Sean Mulkerrin his senior inter-county debut for tonight's rescheduled Connacht FBD FL clash against Mayo at MacHale Park (throw-in 7.30pm).

The Oileáin Árann youngster is named at left corner-back with fellow islander Ruairi Lavelle (Inishbofin) in goal and is one of three changes from the starting 15 for the originial fixture in Castlebar as Johnny Duane and Barry McHugh also come into the fold.

Galway (Connacht FBD FL v Mayo): Ruairi Lavelle; Eoghan Kerin, Sean Andy O Ceallaigh, Sean Mulkerrin; Cathal Sweeney, Gareth Bradshaw, Sean Kelly; Paul Conroy, Kieran Duggan; Eamonn Brannigan, Peter Cooke, Johnny Duane; Barry McHugh, Patrick Sweeney, Padraic Cunningham.

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