Who was Armagh’s Man of the Match in their narrow one-point defeat to Kerry in Tralee on Saturday evening?
21 players saw game time for Kieran McGeeney’s side as they lost out by the minimum of margins to the All-Ireland champions.
Rafferty wandered forward on numerous occasions and clipped over a free in the second half.
Added some pace on the counter when breaking out and Burns was involved in plenty of plays throughout the game.
Moved out to centre half back to pick up Sean O’Shea and held the Kerry star scoreless from play while tagging on one himself.
Marked Paudie Clifford from the start but picked up an injury and was replaced by Joe McElroy.
Made his first league appearance of the year and McCabe performed well as part of Armagh’s solid defence.
Went into full back to go toe-to-toe with David Clifford and performed brilliantly, holding him scoreless from play.
Manned the defence as the sweeper and helped keep Player of the Year David Clifford scoreless from play.
Worked hard up and down the field for Armagh and was replaced by Niall Grimley late on.
Jarly Og Burns
Burns started the game at centerfield and charged forward to land two points, one in each half.
Earned his first start of the season and set up Jarly Og Burns for Armagh’s first score of the game.
Continued his brilliant form and was always an option around midfield as well as the forward line.
Got his hands on a lot of possession throughout the game and was eventually replaced by Conor Turbitt.
Top scored once again for the Orchard County with 0-4, three points coming from dead ball.
Clipped over one of the scores of the game, cutting in from the sideline to drill it over with his left foot.
Armagh’s man of the match against Roscommon, Duffy was the lone forward for Armagh at times during the game.
Making his first appearance for Armagh since 2020, McElroy man marked Paudie Clifford and edged the battle.
Turbitt came into the game at the half time break, replacing his clubmate Kelly, and scored early in the second half.
Added some fresh legs around the middle of the park after coming into the fray for Stefan Campbell.
This was the first game of the season that Hall didn’t start, but he came in late for Callum Cumiskey.
Grimley came into the action in the final few minutes, replacing Ciaran Mackin at midfield.
There was very little time for Kieran to make an impact as he replaced the injured Aidan Forker.