Louth team for Westmeath clash announced

The Louth team to take on Westmeath in Sunday’s Leinster Senior Football Championship clash has been named.

The Louth team to take on Westmeath in Sunday’s Leinster Senior Football Championship clash has been named.

Dreadnots man Liam Shevlin takes up the full back berth vacated by the absent Dessie Finnegan in the only change from the side that defeated Meath in the final round of their Allianz League Division 2 campaign.

Buoyed by this victory in Páirc Tailteann, Louth return to Navan to face a Westmeath team who have their Garrycastle contingent available after the All-Ireland Club Championship series.

The starting XV is as follows:

NEIL GALLAGHER, CICEAMS CHUAILGHNE

PADRAIG RATH, DREADNOTS CEANN CLOCHAIR

LIAM SHEVLIN, DREADNOTS CEANN CLOCHAIR

GERARD HOEY, NA GEARALTAIGH

RAY FINNEGAN, NAOMH PADRAIG

JAMIE CARR, GORMAITHE BAILE NUA

DECLAN BYRNE, NAOMH MOCHTA

PADDY KEENAN, NAOMH PADRAIG

RONAN CARROLL, NAOMH MHUIRE

DEREK CRILLY, NA GAEIL, DUN DEALGAN

MARK BRENNAN, NAOMH SILBHEASTAIR

ADRIAN REID, RAONAITHE MÁITEOIGE

DEREK MAGUIRE, EIRE ÓG DUN DEALGAN

JIM MC ENEANEY, NA GEARALTAIGH

DARREN CLARKE , NAOMH SILBHEASTAIR