Lacey and McElhinney named in starting fifteen

Donegal's Karl Lacey. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

Donegal’s Karl Lacey. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

By Harry Walsh

DONEGAL manager Rory Gallagher has made two changes to the team which started against Galway ahead of this weekend’s quarter-final meeting with Mayo at Croke Park.


Karl Lacey and Martin McElhinney come into the starting fifteen with Eamon Doherty and Hugh McFadden making way.

Lacey, a four-time All-Star missed the Galway game through injury while McElhinney replaced Marty O’Reilly at half-time last weedkend’s 3-11 to 0-11 win at Croke Park.

DONEGAL: Paul Durcan, Paddy McGrath, Neil McGee, Éamonn McGee, Ryan McHugh, Karl Lacey, Frank McGlynn, Neil Gallagher, Martin McElhinney, Martin O’Reilly, Odhrán Mac Niallais, Mark McHugh, Patrick McBrearty, Michael Murphy, Colm McFadden

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