Preview and team news ahead of the NFL Division two clash between Louth and Tyrone.
Both sides are unbeaten so far with Mickey Harte’s Tyrone picking up two wins from two with good performances against Kildare (2-11 to 0-12) and Derry (2-15 to 0-09) while Louth beat Westmeath by three points (0-12 to 1-06) before drawing with Galway last time out.
Sunday’s clash will be a chance for both sides to gauge how their season will pan out especially as Meath, Galway and Monaghan are also in the mix at the top of the table.
The Wee County have made two changes to their starting 15 Mick Fanning, coming at centre back for Padraig Rath, with Jamie Carr moving to corner back to accommodate Fanning.
The other change is to the frontline where Derek Maguire comes into replace Darren Clarke
Tyrone meanwhile have made four changes to their side with PJ Quinn, Joe McMahon, Patrick McNeice and Kyle Coney coming in for Dermot Carlin, the injured Aidan Cassidy, Matthew Donnelly and Stephen O’Neill.
Starting line ups:
Louth – Neil Gallagher; Gerard Hoey, Dessie Finnegan, Jamie Carr; Ray Finnegan, Mick Fanning, Liam Shevlin; Paddy Keenan, Brian Donnelly; Derek Crilly, Andy McDonnell, Adrian Reid; Derek Maguire, Ronan Carroll, Mark Brennan.
Tyrone – John Devine, Aidan McCrory, Conor Clarke, PJ Quinn, Cathal McCarron, Peter Harte, Damian McCaul, Michael Murphy, Joe McMahon, Ronan McNabb, Mark Donnelly, Patrick McNiece, Kyle Coney, Martin Penrose, Owen Mulligan.