John Heslin: named on Leinster's interprovincial football squad
Westmeath talismans John Heslin (St Loman's) and Dessie Dolan (Garrycastle) have been included in the Leinster panel for the province's forthcoming interprovincial football semi-final against Connacht.
The semi-final, which takes place this Sunday amidst a break in normal Allianz NFL fixtures, will be played at Glennon Bros Pearse Park in Longford, a happy hunting ground for Westmeath over the past week.
The Leinster panel is managed by former Dublin boss Pat Gilroy, who named his 23-man selection earlier today.
Stephen Cluxton (Dublin), Kieran Lillis (Laois), Michael Quinn (Longford), Graeme Molloy (Wexford), Ger Brennan (Dublin), Adrian Flynn (Wexford), John Heslin (Westmeath), Paul Flynn (Dublin), Redmond Barry (Wexford), Michael Darragh Macauley (Dublin), Paddy Keenan (Louth), Joe Sheridan (Meath), Bernard Brogan (Dublin), Cian O'Sullivan (Dublin), Neil Gallagher (Louth), Sean McCormack (Longford), Dessie Dolan (Westmeath), Barry Gilleran (Longford), Brian Malone (Wexford), James Stafford (Wicklow), Brendan Kavanagh (Carlow), Brendan Murphy (Carlow), Graham Reilly (Meath).