Mayo name strong team for visit to Thurles to take on Tipperary tomorrow

Mayo name strong team for visit to Thurles to take on Tipperary tomorrow

Experienced Mayo forward Kevin McLoughlin named to face Tipperary.

Following an 18 point win over Limerick in Round 1, Mayo manager Stephen Rochford makes 3 changes to his starting team to face Tipperary on Saturday.

Out go Eoin O'Donoghue, Evan Regan & James Durcan with Lee Keegan, Jason Doherty and Andy Moran all starting. All three players came off the bench in the Round 1 win.

Moran and Keegan are Footballers of the Year over the past two seasons.

Tomorrow sees 4 time All star defender Colm Boyle making his 100th Mayo appearance(45 championship & 54 league). He made his debut in 2008 against Sligo.

The strong Mayo line up reflects the challenge they expect from Tipperary.

 

The Mayo team is – 

1. David Clarke - Ballina Stephenites

2. Chris Barrett - Belmullet

3. Ger Cafferkey - Ballina Stephenites

4. Keith Higgins - Ballyhaunis

5. Colm Boyle - Davitts

6. Stephen Coen - Hollymount/Carramore

7. Patrick Durcan - Castlebar Mitchels

8. Seamus O'Shea - Breaffy

9. Lee Keegan - Westport

10. Kevin McLoughlin - Knockmore

11. Aidan O’Shea - Breaffy

12. Cian Hanley - Ballaghaderreen

13. Jason Doherty - Burrishoole

14. Cillian O’Connor - Ballintubber(Captain)

15. Andy Moran - Ballaghaderreen