Cork have opted for an experimental lineup ahead of their McGrath Cup clash

Ballincollig’s Dingleman George Durrant starts following his man-of-the-match performance in the county final.

John Hayes starts for Cork in attack this weekend.
Image: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

CORK GAA HAVE announced their team to face Mary Immaculate College (MIC) in the Preliminary Round of the McGrath Cup at Mallow for their season opener this Sunday.

Ballincollig GAA and Dingle native George Durrant starts following his man-of-the-match performance in the county final, while teammates Liam Jennings, Stephen O’Donoghue and Noel Galvin are also included.

Michael Cussen of Glanmire features in midfield, while John O’Rourke gets the nod in attack.

Cork are restricted to a degree in the competition, with CIT and UCC players unavailable for selection.

CORK TEAM:

1.  Ken O’Halloran (Bishopstown)

2.  Liam Jennings (Ballincollig)
3.  Stephen O’Donoghue (Ballincollig)
4.  Noel Galvin (Ballincollig)

5.  Daniel Hazel (O’Donovan Rossa)
6.  Padraigh Hodnett (Carbery Rangers)
7.  Jamie O’Sullivan (Bishopstown)

8.  Fintan Goold (Macroom)
9.  Michael Cussen (Glanmire)

10. Kevin O’Driscoll (Tadgh MacCarthaigh)
11. John O’Rourke (Carbery Rangers)
12. George Durrant (Ballincollig)

13. Fiachra Ó Deasuinaigh (Bishopstown)
14. John Hayes (Carbery Rangers)
15. Brian Hurley ( Castlehaven)

Subs:

16. Ryan Price (O’Donovan Rossa)
17. Eoin Cadogan (Douglas)
18. Michael Shields (St. Finbarrs)
19. James Loughrey (Mallow)
20. Tom Clancy (Clonakilty)
21. Mark Collins (Castlehaven)
22. Colm O’Driscoll (Tadgh MacCarthaigh)
23. Donncha O’Connor (Ballydesmond)
24. Colm O’Neill (Ballyclough)

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