McAnallen honoured with renamed minor trophy

The All-Ireland minor football cup is to be renamed the Cormac McAnallen Cup, in memory of the Tyrone captain who died from a heart condition earlier this year.

The All-Ireland minor football cup is to be renamed the Cormac McAnallen Cup, in memory of the Tyrone captain who died from a heart condition earlier this year.

The news comes as Kerry and Tyrone name their sides for the Sunday's All-Ireland minor final.

Kerry minor coach Sean Geaney has kept faith with the team that ousted defending champions Laois for Sunday’s All-Ireland final against Tyrone.

The Munster champions surrendered an eight-point lead against the O'Moore County in the semi-final, but hung on for a two-point win.

Meanwhile Tyrone have made two changes from the team which defeated Down in the semi-final for Sunday's All-Ireland minor football final against Kerry at Croke Park.

Skipper Marc Cunningham and midfielder Shane O’Hagan have been recalled after missing the win over Down through injury. Cunningham, the star of three minor campaigns, leads the side and the attack from centre-forward.

Aidan Cassidy, who started as Cunningham’s replacement last time out, stays in the side but moves to corner-forward. Stephen Donaghy is the player to lose out. O'Hagan returns to midfield, with Gerard McCaughey dropping down to the bench.

Brendan Boggs has failed to recover from an ankle injury and hasn't been listed among the substitutes.

TYRONE (MF v Kerry): J Curran; N McGinn, P Marlow, D Burke; J Gilmore, N Kerr, M Murray; R Mulgrew, S O’Hagan; C O’Neill, M Cunningham, R McCrory; G Devlin, C Cavanagh, A Cassidy.

KERRY (MF v Tyrone): B Kealy; P Reidy, L Quinn, K Young; D Doyle, C Kelliher; D O’Connor; B Moran, R Keating; M Evans, A Kenneally; M O’Donoghue; S Murphy, D O’Sullivan, P O’Connor.

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