Leitrim name team for Connacht U21 clash in Castlebar

Donal Wrynn will be a key figure for the County U21 side in action against Mayo tonight.
Five members of the team who contested last year’s Connacht U21 Championship Final have been named in Leitrim team that takes on Mayo tonight (Wednesday) in the first round of the 2015 Championship.

Five members of the team who contested last year’s Connacht U21 Championship Final have been named in Leitrim team that takes on Mayo tonight (Wednesday) in the first round of the 2015 Championship.

Captain James Rooney is joined by keeper Brendan Flynn, midfield duo Donal Wrynn and Felim McHugh and centre-back Nicholas Moore on this year’s team who face Mayo tonight in McHale Park (7.30 throw-in).

The side also sees five members of last year’s Connacht Minor League winning team make the step up to the U21 grade in their first year with James Mitchell, Oisin Madden, Mark Plunkett, Dean McGovern and Conor Gaffney all starting.

Mayo feature senior stars like Stephen Coen, Diarmuid O’Connor and Patrick Durcan in their side while captain Adam Gallagher is another player marked as one to watch.

Leitrim team to play Mayo:

1 Brendan Flynn St Mary’s Kiltoghert

2 James Mitchell Mohill

3 Gary Butler Fenagh St Caillins

4 Keelan McHugh Ballinamore Sean O’Heslin’s

5 Oisin Madden Mohill

6 Nicholas Moore Allen Gaels

7 Jack De Lacy St Mary’s Kiltoghert

8 Donal Wynnn Fenagh St Caillin’s

9 Felim McHugh Drumkeerin

10 James Rooney (Captain) Glencar/Manorhamilton

11 Mark Plunkett Aughawillan

12 Daire Farrell St Mary’s Kiltoghert

13 Gary Plunkett Aughawillan

14 Dean McGovern Ballinamore Sean O’Heslin’s

15 Conor Gaffney Drumreilly

16 Diarmuid McKiernan Allen Gaels

17 Michael Clancy St Patrick’s Dromahair

18 Tommy Rogan Drumkeerin

19 Darragh Gordon Mohill

20 Kevin Shanley Bornacoola

21 Kenny Cox Annaduff

22 Niall Brady Glencar/Manorhamilton

23 Declan Daly Drumkeerin

24 Luke Murphy Ballinamore Sean O’Heslin’s

Squad Members:

25 Niall McLoughlin Glencar/Manorhamilton

26 Gary Fowley St Patrick’s Dromahair

27 Padraig Gallagher Gortletteragh

28 John Reynolds Gortletteragh

29 Barry Nash Carrigallen

30 Enda Fowley St Patrick’s Dromahair

31 Aaron McLoughlin Leitrim Gaels

Mayo team: Mathew Flanagan, Michael Hall, David Kenny, James Stretton, Sean Regan, Stephen Coen, Patrick Durcan, Diarmuid O’Connor, TJ Byrne, Val Roughneen, Adam Gallagher (captain) Darren McHale, Cian Burke, Brian Reape, James Durcan.