McKeegan makes changes for Mayo visit

The Armagh hurlers welcome Mayo to the Box-It Athletic Grounds today for round three of the National League.

Armagh are hoping to bounce back from a surprise defeat in their last outing against Monaghan before the break.

Karl McKeegan has named a number of changes from the side that lost to the Farney County two weeks ago.

Some of the more experienced heads, that started against Louth in round one, have returned to the fold.


Fintan Woods, who made a stunning save against the Wee County on the opening day, is back between the sticks.

Odhran Curry has returned to the edge of the square and will be the rock of the Armagh defence.

He’ll be alongside Barry Shortt and Stephen O’Keefe in the full back line. Both men started against Monaghan.

In the half back line, 2021 Junior Club Hurler of the Year Oisin O’Hare remains at wing half back.

Vice-captain Tiarnan Nevin slots into centre half back while Niall Lennon keeps his place on the wing.

Armagh have changed up their centerfield pairing once again, with Peadar McBride back in the starting line-up.

The Armagh hurlers welcome Mayo to the Box-It Athletic Grounds this Sunday for round three of the National League.
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McBride was in the middle of the field against Louth but missed out the last day. He’s joined by captain and top scorer Fionntan Donnelly.

Connor Renaghan keeps his place in the half forward line, with Cormac Jennings, who hit 0-2 against Monaghan, in the centre.

Middletown youngster Sean Og McGuinness moves out into the half forward line. He has contributed 0-3 across his two outings.

Shea Harvey has been drafted into the inside line having spent the last two games playing around the middle.

While he carries a huge scoring threat up front, he’s likely to drift further out and help out in midfield.

Eoin McGuinness regains the number 14 shirt and is joined by Danny Magee in the Armagh full forward line.