Walsh comes in for the Kingdom

Tommy Walsh, one of Kerry's goalscorers in their semi-final win over Meath, has been included in the Kingdom side for Sunday's All-Ireland SFC final against Cork (Croke Park, throw-in 3.30pm).

As expected, the Kerins O'Rahilly's tyro has been drafted in the starting line-up by manager Jack O'Connor - indirectly replacing Donnacha Walsh at full-forward.

Tommy Walsh has scored 3-8 during this year's Championship and will be keen to continue his goal-scoring form.

Former Kerry captain Declan O'Sullivan wore the number 14 jersey against Meath and will slot back into the centre-forward role for this renewal of rivalries with Cork.

Tadhg Kennelly has been switched to left half-forward as he bids to add a first All-Ireland title to the Aussie Rules Premiership crown he won with the Sydney Swans.

Colm Cooper (hip) and Paul Galvin (stomach) have both recovered from their respective injuries to start the game, while former Footballer of the Year Kieran Donaghy has won a place on the bench after an injury-ravaged campaign.

Sunday's all-Munster showdown will be the third clash between Cork and Kerry this year as Kerry pursue their 36th All-Ireland title and fifth this decade.

Remarkably, it will be the 19th Championship clash between the counties this decade.

Cork and Kerry met in the 2007 All-Ireland final with Kerry winning by 3-13 to 1- 9.

KERRY (SFC v Kerry) - D Murphy; M O Se, T Griffin, T O'Sullivan; T O Se, M McCarthy, K Young; D O Se, S Scanlon; P Galvin, Declan O'Sullivan, T Kennelly; C Cooper, T Walsh, Darran O'Sullivan (capt).

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