Saffrons make four changes for Ulster hurling final

Joint Antrim managers Dominic McKinley and Terence McNaughton have made four changes to their side from the one which lost to Dublin in the Leinster quarter-final, for this Sunday's Ulster SHC decider against Down at Casement Park, Belfast.

Joint Antrim managers Dominic McKinley and Terence McNaughton have made four changes to their side from the one which lost to Dublin in the Leinster quarter-final, for this Sunday's Ulster SHC decider against Down at Casement Park, Belfast.

Out of the starting lineup are Michael Herron, CJ McGourty, PJ O'Connell and Karl Stewart. Stewart failed to pass a fitness test on Thursday night at training at Casement Park.

Brendan Herron, Eddie McCloskey, Joey Scullion, and Shane McNaughton, son of Terence come into the lineup which also shows a number of positional changes.

Sean Delargy drops back to defence, and will take up the right-half back position, having played an attacking role last day out.

John Campbell moves to midfield while Cuchulainns clubman Paddy Richmond has been moved to a full-forward berth.

Antrim (SH v Down): R McGarry; K McGourty, N McGarry, A Graffin; S Delargy, C Donnelly, N McAuley; J Campbell, K McKeegan; B Herron, N McManus, S McNaughton; E McCloskey, P Richmond, J Scullion.

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