Team news: Joyce hands out four debuts

January 22, 2020

Galway manager Padraic Joyce. ©INPHO/Evan Logan.

Galway boss Padraic Joyce has handed debuts to four players for their Allianz FL Division 1 opener against Monaghan on Sunday.

Dunmore MacHales goalkeeper Conor Gleeson, who made two crucial saves in the recent Connacht FBD semi-final penalty shoot-out win over neighbours Mayo, will make his first league start between the posts.

Full-back Sean Mulkerrin (Oileain Arann) and attacking duo Michael Boyle (Killererin) and Robert Finnerty (Salthill-Knocknacarra) are the other newcomers in Joyce's line-up to face the Farney County at Pearse Stadium.

Galway (Allianz FL Division 1 v Monaghan): Conor Gleeson; Johnny Duane, Sean Mulkerrin, Johnny Heaney; Gary O’Donnell, John Daly, Cillian McDaid; Tom Flynn, Cein D’Arcy; Michael Boyle, Paul Conroy, Michael Daly; Robert Finnerty, Shane Walsh, Adrian Varley.

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