Paddy McGowan of St. Patrick’s Dromahair and Fabian McMorrow of Melvin Gaels will make their championship debuts for Leitrim while Mohill’s Paul McDermott has been ommited from the London line-up for next Sunday’s Connacht Senior Football Championship clash in Ruislip.
As both teams named their starting line-up, the ommision of McDermott from the London starting 15 is a major surprise but injury worry Eoin O’Neill has been named in the starting line-up by manager Paul Coggins.
Leitrim debutants McGowan is named in the half-forward line while McMorrow held off competition from new recruit Enda Williams. Annaduff’s Ray Cox and Glencar/Manor’s Adrian Croal, who both missed substantial playing time in the Allianz League, have both been named in the full-forward line.
The full line-ups for both teams is as follows:
Leitrim: 1. Cathal McCrann Gortletteragh; 2. James Glancy St Mary’s Kiltoghert; 3. Ciaran Egan Gortletteragh; 4. Paddy Maguire (Capt) Glencar/Manorhamilton; 5. Colm Clarke Drumkeerin; 6. Fabian McMorrow Melvin Gaels; 7. Wayne McKeon Ballinamore Seán O’Heslin’s; 8. Darren Sweeney Glencar/Manorhamilton; 9. Daniel Lowe St Mary’s Kiltoghert; 10. Paddy McGowan St Patrick’s Dromahair; 11. Emlyn Mulligan Melvin Gaels; 12. Paul Brennan Melvin Gaels; 13. Ray Cox Annaduff; 14. James Glancy Glencar/Manorhamilton; 15.Adrian Croal Glencar/Manorhamilton
London: 1. Evan Byrne, 2. Peter Sherry, 3. Sean McVeigh (Captain), 4. David McGreevy, 5. Tony Gaughan, 6. Shane Mulligan, 7. Seamus Hannon, 8. Lorcan Mulvey, 9. Mark Gottsche, 10. Sean Kelly 11. Kevin O’Leary, 12. Michael Mullins 13. Padraig McGoldrick, 14. Eoin O’Neill, 15. Lloyd Colfer.