Team news: McKaigue back for Derry

January 09, 2019

Derry's Chrissy McKaigue and Antrim's Jack Dowling

Chrissy McKaigue will make his seasonal reappearance for Derry in tonight's McKenna Cup clash with UU at Owenbeg (throw-in 8pm).

Manager Damian McErlain has paired the Slaughtneil dual-star with Ciaran McFaul at midfield. McFaul will captain the Oak Leafers against the Jordanstown students.

There's also a return for Loup goalkeeper Thomas Mallon after a lengthy-absence.

Derry (McKenna Cup v UU): Thomas Mallon; Eoghan Concannon; Conor Mulholland, Sean Quinn; Ryan Dougan, Eamon McGill, Jason Rocks; Chrissy McKaigue, Ciaran McFaul; Conor McAtamney, Emmett Bradley, Patrick Coney; Padraig Cassidy, Enda Lynn, Declan Hughes.

Subs: Oran Hartin, Christopher Bradley, Martin Bradley, Ben McCarron, Mark McGrogan, Padraig McGrogan, Sean McKeever.



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