Tuesday 12 December 2017

Galway pair 'ready' for action

GALWAY manager Anthony Cunningham has declared Iarla Tannian and Joseph Cooney "okay and ready for action," ahead of Saturday's Leinster SHC quarter-final replay with Dublin in Tullamore (4.45), writes Conor McKeon.

Tannian suffered what Cunningham described immediately after the drawn game as "a touch of concussion," in a collision with Ryan O'Dwyer.

Cooney was taken off with a dead leg in the second half but both are, according to Cunningham, clear to play in a match that will be shown live on RTÉ2.

The second game in O'Connor Park - Kildare's clash with Laois in the Leinster football Championship - will be the first of this summer's GAA games to be shown live by Sky Sports.

Dublin, meanwhile, are likely to be without Peter Kelly, who suffered a hamstring injury in the drawn match, with Michael Carton the most likely to come in.

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