Cork boss Billy Morgan has handed Kevin O'Sullivan his first start in Sunday's National Football League trip to Ballina to face All-Ireland finalists Mayo.
The Ilen Rovers club man is the only change from the side that drew with Westmeath last time out.
O'Sullivan is chosen ahead of James Masters at right corner-forward.
Anthony Lynch, who has recovered from a shoulder injury, is named on the bench.
CORK (SF v Mayo): K O'Dwyer; N Geary, M Cronin, G Murphy; N O'Leary, S Levis, E Sexton; N Murphy, D Kavanagh; C O'Riordan, C McCarthy, K McMahon; K O'Sullivan, BJ O'Sullivan, J Hayes.