O'Brien names Meath side to face Dubs

Meath manager Eamon O'Brien has named his first Championship starting side as the Royals face Dublin in the GAA Leinster SFC at Croke Park this Sunday.

Meath manager Eamon O'Brien has named his first Championship starting side as the Royals face Dublin in the GAA Leinster SFC at Croke Park this Sunday.

Paddy O'Rourke is the only Championship newcomer for this weekends eagerly anticipated encounter. The Skryne goalkeeper made his Senior inter-county debut during this years National League campaign.

O'Rourke is a nephew of Colm and comes into the side in place of regular keeper David Gallagher, who is currently nursing an injury.

Navan O'Mahony's have the biggest representation in the side with the reigning Meath SFC champions supplying five of the starting 15.

There are five changes from the team which lost to Limerick in last year's All-Ireland SFC qualifiers with Brendan Murphy, Darren Fay, Cormac McGill, Alan Nestor and Peadar Byrne all absent.

Into the side come Paddy O'Rourke, Kevin Reilly, Anthony Moyles, Shane McAnarney and Cormac McGuinness.

MEATH (SF v DUBLIN): P O'Rourke; A Moyles, K Reilly, E Harrington; S Kenny, N McKeigue, C McGuinness; M Ward, N Crawford; S McAnarney, S Bray, B Meade; C Ward, C King, B Farrell.

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