David Clifford to miss start of Kerry campaign

David Clifford to miss start of Kerry campaign

David Clifford is set to miss the start of Kerry's National League campaign.

The All Star-nominated forward requires surgery on a shoulder injury, but will wait until East Kerry are finished in the county championship.

They face Dingle in a semi final replay this weekend, with Dr. Crokes awaiting the winners in the final the following week.

Clifford's absence will be a further blow to new Kerry manager Peter Keane, who's seen Kieran Donaghy, Darran O'Sullivan, Donnchadh Walsh and Anthony Maher all retire in the past few months.

- Digital Desk

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