Manager Ger O’Neill has announced his starting 15 and substitutes prior to his young charges taking on their near neighbours in the opening round of the Electric Ireland Leinster MHC at TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar tomorrow (Saturday).
In all, 12 different clubs are represented on the panel, and the team will be captained by Kyle Ennis from last year’s Minor County Champions, Trim. The visitors will be aiming to maintain their upper hand over the Lake County having beaten them in the grade last year. Though the sides did draw in 2021.
MEATH: Darren O’Higgins (Kilskyre); Conor Dixon (Longwood), Fionn McHale (Dunderry), Conor McNally (Kildalkey); Patrick Moran (Donaghmore/Ashbourne), Anthony Healy (Na Fianna), Sean Betson (Navan O’Mahonys); Fergal Flynn (Kilskyre), Tiernan Anderson (Gaeil Colmcille); Mark Levey (Dunderry), Rian Fay (Dunderry), Malachy Fisher (Longwood); Luke Ennis (Clann Na nGael), Patrick Jordan (Na Fianna), Kyle Ennis (Trim, Capt).
SUBS: Caemerhon Smyth (Kildalkey), Eoin Kelleher (Clann Na nGael), Conor Murphy (St Peter’s, Dunboyne), Jamie Kavanagh (Kildalkey), Odhran Daly (Clann Na nGael), Michael Heffernan (Na Fianna), Adam O’Neill (Kilmessan), Conor Godkin (St Peter’s, Dunboyne), Davin Jones (Donaghmore/Ashbourne)