O'Connor makes four changes

Kerry manager Jack O'Connor has made four changes in personnel for Sunday's Munster SFC semi-final against Cork at Páirc Uí Chaoimh (throw-in 2pm).

Kerry manager Jack O'Connor has made four changes in personnel for Sunday's Munster SFC semi-final against Cork at Páirc Uí Chaoimh (throw-in 2pm).

Two of the substitutes who were involved in the lacklustre opening win over Tipperary have been parachuted back into the starting side - they are full-back Aidan O'Mahony and full-forward Kieran Donaghy.

Donaghy indirectly replaces Patrick Curtin in attack with Declan O'Sullivan stationed at centre forward and Kieran O'Leary moved to top of the left.

There are two changes in the Kingdom's full-back line as O'Mahony and Marc Ó Sé, who has recovered from a hamstring strain, come in for Daniel Bohan and Shane Enright respectively.

Key midfielder and free-taker Bryan Sheehan is a notable absentee though. The St. Mary's clubman sustained a knee injury against Tipp and despite receiving treatment, he has not been passed fit for the trip to Leeside.

Seamus Scanlon will deputise for Sheehan at centre-field with talismanic captain Colm Cooper assuming the free-taking duties.

This is the second hurdle for Kerry in their bid to retain the Munster title. These great rivals' last Championship meeting came 11 months ago in the Munster final when Kerry held on for a 1-15 to 1-12 victory over the Rebels, aided by Darran O'Sullivan's goal during a dominant first half display.

KERRY (SFC v Cork): Brendan Kealy; Marc Ó Sé, Aidan O'Mahony, Killian Young; Tomás Ó Sé, Eoin Brosnan, Peter Crowley; Anthony Maher, Seamus Scanlon; Paul Galvin, Declan O'Sullivan, Darran O'Sullivan; Colm Cooper, Kieran Donaghy, Kieran O'Leary.

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