Six changes on Donegal team for Dr. McKenna Cup clash this weekend
17:42 Thursday 8th of January 2015
There are six changes on the Donegal team to face Queen’s in the Dr McKenna Cup on Sunday from the side that started the defeat to Derry last weekend.
The experienced Paddy McGrath, Frank McGlynn and Christy Toye return and are joined by Odhran Mac Niallais, Declan Walsh and Daniel McLaughlin in the side.
Kilcar’s Ciaran McGinley retains his place at wing-back, with clubmate Eoin McHugh starting at wing-forward.
Hugh McFadden of Killybegs is at full forward, with Bundoran’s Ciaran McCaughey among the substitutes.
Sunday’s game is Rory Gallagher’s first home game as Donegal boss and throws-in in Ballybofey at 2pm.
Queen’s are preparing to face Martin McHugh’s IT Sligo in the opening game of this year’s Sigerson Cup, but lost their first McKenna Cup game to Fermanagh last weekend.
Fermanagh host Derry in Enniskillen on Sunday.
Donegal team to face Queen’s:
1 Michael Boyle An Tearmann
2 Conor Parke Naomh Adhamhnáin
3 Éamonn Doherty Naomh Adhamhnáin
4 Paddy McGrath Ard an Ratha
5 Ciarán McGinley Cill Chartha
6 Declan Walsh Málainn
7 Frank McGlynn Ghleann Fhinne
8 Martin McElhinney Naomh Mícheál
9 Christy Toye Naomh Mícheál
10 Corey Gallagher An Clochán Liath
11 Odhrán Mac Niallais Gaoth Dobhair
12 Eoin McHugh Cill Chartha
13 Daniel McLaughlin Naomh Mícheál
14 Hugh McFadden Na Cealla Beaga
15 Martin O’Reilly Seán MacCumhaill
16 Mark Anthony McGinley Naomh Mícheál
17 Joe Gibbons Gleann Súilí
18 Sean Hensey Naomh Adhmhnáin
19 Éamonn Ward Gleann Súilí
20 Eunan Doherty Naomh Conaill
21 Ciaran McCaughey Realt na Mara BunDobhrain
22 Gary McFadden Gleann Súilí
23 Dermot Molloy Naomh Conaill
24 Ryan Melley Ard an Ratha
25 Malachy McDermott Bun an Phobail
26 Willie Gillespie Naomh Cholmcille
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