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Kevin Walsh Springs Huge Surprise As Galway Prepare For 'Do Or Die' Clash

Kevin Walsh Springs Huge Surprise As Galway Prepare For 'Do Or Die' Clash

Galway boss Kevin Walsh has elected to spring a late shock surprise to his starting line-up ahead of their crucial round 4 qualifier against Mayo by making four changes to the starting team.

The Tribesmen take on James Horan's out in the Gaelic Grounds this evening with a place in the 'Super 8s' on the line. After a flat second half and widespread criticism both within and outside the county, Walsh has seemingly responded with s0me major changes to his playing personnel.

Bernard Power will start in goals, despite Ruairi Lavelle being named in the team released last night. This is a reversal of what happened in the Connacht final, where Power had been named to start only to be replaced by Lavelle.

Galway struggled with their kick-outs on that occasion, and this seems like a move to counteract that problem.

Declan Kyne is set to start at full back, replacing Ó Ceallaigh. Sean Kelly has been vaulted into a new look midfield in the place of Thomas Flynn. The final change sees Eamonn Brannigan come in at corner forward.

Mayo have also made two changes.

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Throw-in in Limerick is at 7pm.

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