Cork & UCC Teams Named for Canon Michael O'Brien Cup
Kieran Kingston has named a strong side for Saturdays clash against UCC in the Canon Michael O'Brien Cup at the Mardyke.
Just 5 players that started last weekends defeat to Clare hold onto their places, among the experienced players returning are last years Captain Anthony Nash in Goals.
Conor O'Sullivan and Shane O'Neill return to the defence, while Daniel Kearney partners Paul Haughney in midfield.
Paudie O'Sulivan and Stephen Moylan retain their forward positions and are joined by Patrick Cronin, Conor Lehane, Seamus Harnedy and Luke Meade.
The Cork panel in full is as follows;
1. Anthony Nash - Kanturk
2. Conor O'Sullivan - Sarsfields
3. Patrick O'Mahony - Midleton
4. Alan Dennehy - Charleville
5. Shane O'Neill - Bishopstown
6. William Egan - Kilbrin
7. Niall Cashman - Blackrock
8. Paul Haughney - Midleton
9. Daniel Kearney - Sarsfields
10. Paudie O'Sullivan - Cloyne
11. Patrick Cronin - Bishopstown
12. Conor Lehane - Midleton
13. Stephen Moylan - Douglas
14. Seamus Harnedy - St. Ita's (C)
15. Luke Meade - Newcestown
16. Declan Dalton - Fr. O'Neill's
17. Colm Barry - Castleyons
18. Mark O'Keeffe - Fr O'Neill's
19. Darren Browne - Kanturk
20. Luke O'Farrell - Midleton
21. Cian Buckley - Na Piarsaigh
22. Dayne Lee - Na Piarsaigh
23. Rickard Cahalane - Ballymartle
24. Darragh Fitzgibbon - Charleville
25. Shane Kingston - Douglas
26. Mark Coleman - Blarney
The UCC Panel is as follows;
1 Jack Barry - Castlelyons - Cork
2 Eoghan Gough - Dixsboro - Killkenney
3 Colm Spillane - Castlelyons - Cork
4 Gavin O Brien - Roanmore - Waterford
5 Rickard Cahalane - Ballymartlye - Cork
6 Dan Morrisey - Ahane - Limerick
7 Cormac Murphy - Mallow - Cork
8 Jamie Barron - Fourmilewater - Waterford
9 Cormac Walsh - Midelton - Cork
10 Alan Cadagon - Douglas - Cork
11 Michael Breen - Ballina - Tipperary
12 Niall McCarthy - Carrigtwohill - Cork
13 Anthony Spillane - Castlelyons - Cork
14 Shane O Donnell - Eire Og Ennis - Clare
15 Rob O Shea - Carrigaline - Cork
16 Dara O Connell - Na Piarsaigh - Cork
17 Cian Walsh - St Finbarrs - Cork
18 Mark O Brien - Ferrybank - Waterford
19 Eoghan Finn - St Finbarrs - Cork
20 Shane O Keeffe - Blackrock - Cork
21 Mark O Connor - Douglas - Cork
22 Philip Kelleher - St Finbarrs - Cork
23 Shane Hegarty - Dungourney - Cork
24 Dylan Dawson - Blackrock - Limerick
25 Dara Walsh - Eire Og Ennis - Clare
26 Donal Hannon - Newmarket - Cork
27 Greg Murphy - Newsenstown - Cork
Cork V UCC takes place on Saturday 9th January, the Canon Michael O Brien Cup at 2.15pm in Mardyke.
There will not be an admission fee, instead the Cork branch of the Irish Alzheimer’s Society appeal to the generosity of those attending and ask that they make a donation to their volunteer collectors on the day.
Tune in to The Big Red Bench on Saturday from 6pm for post match reaction from the game.
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