Donegal team for Cavan has no surprises

Donegal begin the defence of their Ulster championship on Sunday and their team for the game against Cavan in Kingspan Breffni Park has no big surprises.

Donegal begin the defence of their Ulster championship on Sunday and their team for the game against Cavan in Kingspan Breffni Park has no big surprises.

Neil Gallagher is named at midfield alongside Rory Kavanagh, who will be playing his 100th game in the county colours.

The Donegal defence is along expected lines with All-Stars Neil McGee and Karl Lacey manning the pivotal roles while Paul Durcan will once again be in goals.

Teenager Patrick McBrearty and Colm Anthony McFadden will lead the Donegal attack. St. Michael’s Martin McElhinney is named at wing half-forward with David Walsh at corner forward.

The game in Kingspan Breffni Park throws-in on Sunday at 3.30 p.m. with the curtain raiser the Ulster Minor Championship game between Donegal and Cavan at 1.45 p.m.

The Donegal team for Sunday is:

Paul Durcan; Paddy McGrath, Neil McGee, Frank McGlynn; Anthony Thompson, Karl Lacey, Leo McLoone; Neil Gallagher, Rory Kavanagh; Martin McElhinney, Mark McHugh, Ryan Bradley; Patrick McBrearty, Colm McFadden, David Walsh.