Kerry name youthful side for Cork clash

Kerry boss Maurice Leahy has a mountain to climb this weekend with a young team named to face Cork in their Munster SHC opener.

Kerry boss Maurice Leahy has a mountain to climb this weekend with a young team named to face Cork in their Munster SHC opener.

Kerry have fared well in the league but this is a huge step up and five under-21 players have been promoted to the senior ranks.

Leahy will look to the likes of Shane Brick and John Mike Dooley for that extra bit of class against last year's beaten All-Ireland champions.

Kerry (SHC v Cork): T Flynn; B Blackwell, A Healy, A Keane; K O'Sullivan, J McCarthy, C Harris; A Cronin, D Young; P O'Connell, S Brick, I McCarthy; E Tuohy, JM Dooley, J Egan.

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