James O'Donoghue returns as Kerry name exciting team to face Clare 2 years ago

James O'Donoghue returns as Kerry name exciting team to face Clare

God help Clare if these lads click together.

Kerry face Clare in the Munster Senior Football Championship on Sunday, June 3 and Eamonn Fitzmaurice has shown his hand.

The Kingdom boss has named a mighty strong side to kick off their quest for Sam Maguire in Killarney and there is a return for a familiar face.

James O'Donoghue is back fit again and he takes his place in an exciting full forward line that includes 2017 All Star Paul Geaney and teenage sensation David Clifford.

Fitzmaurice has also paired Jack Barry with David Moran in midfield and retained the services of Micheál Burns in his half forward line. Dr Crokes goalkeeper Shane Murphy will once again captain his county.

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Kerry

1 Shane Murphy (Captain), Dr. Crokes

2 Jason Foley, Ballydonoghue
3 Peter Crowley, Laune Rangers
4 Ronan Shanahan, Austin Stacks

5 Paul Murphy, Rathmore
6 Tadhg Morley, Templenoe
7 Gavin White, Dr Crokes

8 David Moran, Kerins O’Rahillys
9 Jack Barry, Na Gaeil

10 Micheál Burns, Dr. Crokes
11 Seán O’Shea, Kenmare
12 Stephen O’Brien, Kenmare

13 David Clifford, Fossa
14 Paul Geaney, Dingle
15 James O’Donoghue, Killarney Legion

Darran O'Sullivan, Mike Geaney and veteran forward Kieran Donaghy are all included on a decent-looking Kingdom bench for the game.

Substitutes:

16 Brian Kelly, Killarney Legion
17 Kieran Donaghy, Austin Stacks
18 Brian Ó Beaglaoich, An Ghaeltacht
19 Barry John Keane, Kerins O’Rahillys
20 Darran O’Sullivan. Glenbeigh/Glencar
21 Anthony Maher, Duagh
22 Mark Griffin, St Michaels/ Foilmore
23 Mikey Geaney, Dingle
24 Kevin McCarthy, Kilcummin
25 Fionn Fitzgerald, Dr Crokes
26 Gavin Crowley, Templenoe