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Team news: Down make no change for Christy Ring Cup final

Friday 20th November 2020


Down manager Ronan Sheehan has kept faith in a winning formula by making no changes to his starting line-up ahead of the Christy Ring Cup final against Kildare at Croke Park on Sunday (throw-in 4pm).

The Mourne men pulled off one of the greatest results in their history last Saturday when upsetting the odds to beat Offaly after a dramatic penalty shoot-out at Pairc Esler. Goalkeeper and captain Stephen Keith was the hero on the day as he ended up remarkably saving three penalties in what was the first ever penalty shoot-out in championship hurling.

Down (Christy Ring Cup v Kildare): Stephen Keith; Michael Hughes, Caolan Taggart, Tom Murray; Barry Trainor, Conor Woods, Liam Savage; Matt Conlan, John McManus; Donal Hughes, Pearse Og McCrickard, Tim Prenter; Oisin MacManus, Eoghan Sands, Daithi Sands.