THREE CHANGES FOR DUBLIN FOR LEAGUE SEMI FINAL
LIDL National Football League
Division 1 Semi-Final
Dublin v Cork
Saturday April 22nd,
Nowlan Park, Kilkenny
Both Dublin and Cork have released their team selections for this Saturday’s eagerly awaited NFL clash as both teams meet for a second year in a row at the semi-final stage.
Dublin have made three changes to their starting 15 from that which overcame the challenge of Galway back on April 2nd.
Ciara Trant is named to start between the posts as a direct replacement for Emer Ní Eafa, Niamh McEvoy makes a welcome return to the Dublin full forward line while Siobhan Woods gets the nod at corner forward ahead of Lyndsey Davey.
Cork welcome stalwarts Brid Stack and Annie Walsh back into their starting 15 as Cork management make a total of 8 changes to their lineout following their shock round 7 defeat to Donegal.
Nowlan Park is the venue for Saturday’s semi-final clash with throw in getting underway at 3:30pm
Dublin Team: Ciara Trant, Fiona Hudson, Sinead Finnegan, Sinead O’Mahony, Martha Byrne, Olwen Carey, Leah Caffrey, Lauren Magee, Niamh Collins, Rebecca McDonnell, Noelle Healy, Carla Rowe, Sinead Aherne, Niamh McEvoy, Siobhan Woods.
Cork Team: Martina O’Brien, Marie Ambrose, Roisin Phelan, Emma Spillane, Melissa Duggan, Bríd Stack, Shauna Kelly, Niamh Cotter, Jessica O’Shea, Libby Coppinger, Bríd O’Sullivan, Annie Walsh, Eimear Scally, Ciara O’Sullivan, Orla Finn.