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Published: 08:32 | 27/5/16

Morrison to make debut for Orchard


Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney has handed Patrick Morrison his first championship start for Sunday's Ulster SFC quarter-final against Cavan at Kingspan Breffni Park.

Morrison has been the Orchard County's number one since the league defeat to Cavan in March has he once again starts in goal for Sunday's clash.

James Morgan returns to the side after recovering from a wrist injury, while Ciaran McKeever has been passed fit to take his place in the half-back line alongside Andy Mallon and Aidan Forker.

Armagh (SF v Cavan): P Morrison; J Morgan, C Vernon, M Shields; A Mallon, A Forker, C McKeever; B Donaghy, E Rafferty; R Grugan, T Kernan, C O'Hanlon; C Watters, S Campbell, G McParland.

Cavan, meanwhile, have handed debuts to right corner-back Padraig Faulkner and midfielder Liam Buchanan after impressing during the Allianz Football League.

In total manager Terry Hyland has made three changes to the side that faced Tyrone in the Division 2 final last month with Rory Dunne, Feargal Flanagan and Niall Murray all coming into the starting fifteen.

Jason McLoughlin, Ciaran Brady and Killian Brady are the players to miss out.

Cavan (SF v Armagh): R Galligan; P Faulkner, K Clarke, R Dunne; F Flanagan, C Moynagh, N Murray; T Corr, L Buchanan; D McVeety, G McKiernan, M Reilly; D Givney, M Argue, S Johnston.

Evan Regan will make his debut for Mayo in Sunday's Connacht SFC quarter-final against London.

Regan is named at right corner-forward and joins Cillian O'Connor and Conor O'Shea in the full-forward line, while Tom Parsons and Jason Gibbons are named in the centre of the park.

Mayo (SF v London): R Hennelly; B Harrison, K Keane, K Higgins; L Keegan, C Boyle, P Durcan; T Parsons, J Gibbons; K McLoughlin, A O’Shea, J Doherty; E Regan, C O’Connor, C O’Shea.

Waterford (SF v Tipperary): S Enright; T O hUallachain, T O'Gorman, M O'Gorman; J McGrath, S Prendergast, R O'Ceallaigh; T Prendergast, C Guiry; M Curry, P Whyte, P Hurney; G Crotty, JJ Hutchinson, L O Corraoin.

Tipperary (SF v Waterford): E Comerford; C O’Shaughnessy, A Campbell, C McDonald; B Maher, R Kiely, S Leahy; A Moloney, G Hannigan; J Keane, P Acheson, B Fox; C Sweeney, M Quinlivan, P Austin.

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