Team news: Cavan opt for half a dozen changes

January 10, 2018

Cavan's Thomas Galligan with Donie Ryan Meath during the Hastings Cup game at Dunganny

Cavan manager Mattie McGleenan has revealed his side for tonight's third round Dr McKenna Cup clash against Tyrone.

The team shows six changes in personnel from last Sunday's defeat to Antrim in Woodlands with Kingscourt's James Farrelly coming into goal in place of Ray Galligan and Donal Monahan (Drumlane) and Conor Brady (Gowna) coming into the Breffni defence.

Farrelly's fellow clubman Padraig Faulkner starts alongside debutant Thomas Galligan (Lacken) in midfield while Enda Flanagan of Castlerahan is stationed on 'the 40'.

Former U21 sharpshooters Ryan Connolly and Caoimhin O'Reilly have also been added to the 26-man panel for tonight's game which throws in at 8pm at Kingspan Breffni.

Cavan (McKenna Cup v Tyrone): James Farrelly; David Phillips, Donal Monahan, Darragh Kennedy; Conor Brady, Ciaran Brady, Oisin Kiernan; Thomas Galligan, Padraig Faulkner; Jack Wharton, Enda Flanagan, Niall Clerkin; Conor Bradley, Niall McKiernan, Bryan Magee

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