Dublin's Daly sticks with same 15

Dublin senior hurling manager Anthony Daly has stuck with the same side which overcame Clare last weekend for Saturday's GAA All-Ireland SHC Phase 3 qualifier against Antrim at Croke Park (3pm).

The Metropolitans Senior side will be boosted by the performance of their Under 21 counterparts midweek, as they claimed a 2-15 to 0-15 Bord Gais Energy Leinster final win over Wexford.

Oisin Gough, Liam Rushe and Peter Kelly are included from that side in the starting line-up for Saturday's encounter.

Gough is named at left-corner-back, with Rushe starting at centre-half-forward, and is flanked by Kelly and Alan McCrabbe.

Meanwhile, David Treacy is named on the bench after pulling through last Wednesday's final unscathed.

The Cuala clubman has been dogged with hamstring problems of late, and scored three points in the Parnell Park encounter.

Senior and Under 21 player Liam Rushe expects a tough test from the Saffrons tomorrow afternoon.

"People will probably make us favourites after the game against Clare," he said.

"You underestimate Antrim at your peril. Offaly I have to say were very unfortunate to come out with a win (against them) at Parnell Park earlier in the Summer.

"Last year we had a ten-point victory (against Antrim), but it was 60 or 65 minutes before we effectively had the game won.

"They play nice, fast hurling and we will be out for a battle as well, so we will just have to prepare ourselves."

DUBLIN (SH v Antrim): G Maguire; N Corcoran, T Brady, O Gough; S Hiney, J Boland, M O’Brien; J McCaffrey, S Durkin; P Kelly, L Rushe, A McCrabbe; P Carton, D O’Dwyer, D O’Callaghan.

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