GAA Preview: Derry hoping to reach Dr McKenna Cup final

Derry travel to the Athletic Grounds to take on Monaghan in the Dr McKenna Cup semi-final, tomorrow at 2pm.

After a conclusive victory over Queens University, Derry topped Section A after Armagh fell to defeat away to Down.

The Oak Leaf county have made several changes to their side ahead of the clash; with Ben McKinles replacing Conor McLaron in goals and Conor McGrogan coming in at corner back for Ciaran Mullan.

Tom Comack spoke to former Derry player, Conleith Gilligan, who has been impressed by his county so far..

Derry Line-up

1. Ben McKinless - Beircheart Mac Fionn-laidh - Baile an Doire
2. Conor McGrogan - Conchúr Mac Gruagáin - Droichead Nua
3. Conor Nevin - Conchúr Ó Cnáimhin - Baile an Doire
4. Ronan Murphy - Ronan Ó Murchú - Baile na Scrine
5. Neil Forester - Néill Fuireastar - Baile an Stil
6. Oisin Duffin - Oisín Ó Duifinn - Baile an Doire
7. Michael Warnock - Miceál Giolla Mhearnóg - An Gleann
8. Conor McAtamney - Conchúr Mac an Tiompánaigh - Suitreach
9. Aidan McLaughlin - Aodhán Mac Lochlainn - Carraig Bhan
10. Enda Lynn - Éanna Ó Loinn - Grianloch
11. James Kielt - Séamas Ó Caoilte - Cill Ria
12. Peter Hagan - Peadar Ó hÁgáin - Beannchar
13. Mark Lynch - Marchas Ó Liongsigh - Beannchar
14. Ryan Bell - Rian Mac Giolla Mhaoil - Baile an Doire
15. Niall Loughlin - Naíll Mac Lochlainn - Grianloch
16. Thomas Mallon - Tomás Ó Maoilaoin - An Lub
17. Patrick Coney - Padraig Ó Cuana - An Lub
18. Gavin O’Neill - Gabhann Ó Neill - Beannchar
19. Emmett McGuckin - Eiméid Mag Eochain - Machaire Foilta
20. Benny Heron - Breandán ÓhEarain - Baile na Scrine
21. Carlus McWilliams - Carlus Mac Uilliam - Baile na Scrine
22. Patrick Kearney - Padraig Ó Cearnaigh - Suitreach
23. Mark Craig - Marchas Craig - Dún Geimhin
24. Jason Rocks - Séamas Mac Concharraige - An Lúb
25. Niall Keenan - Néill Ó Cianáin - Seanmhullach
26. Niall Toner - Néill Ó Tomhnair - Leamhaigh
27. Oisin Hegarty - Oisín Ó hÉigeartaigh - An Gleann
28. Jack Doherty - Seac Ó Dochairtaigh - An Gleann
29. Danny Tallon - Dónall Talún - An Gleann
30. Conor McLarnon - Conchúr Mac Giolla Earnáin - Machaire Fiolta
31. Barry Grant - Barra Grant - Baile na Scrine