It has been very usual to Gaelic Footballer and Hurler to transfer from one team to another. But we never get used to it. We get surprised as always when we learned that a certain footballer or hurler transferred to another.
Danny Sutcliffe, an ex-Dublin hurler panel last year and former defender of Mayo Tom Cunniffe joined the 30-man squad of New York lead by manager Justin O’Halloran. It’s gonna be their championship debuts for New York against Sligo for Sunday’s Connacht SFC preliminary round at Gaelic Park.
Succliffe who won an All Star in 2013, has been selected at wing-forward while Cunniffe who’s already a five-time winner in this competition in 2007 with Mayo slots in at corner-back.
New York panel: Vinny Caden, Tom Cunniffe, David Cunnane, Shane Hogan, Peter Withlowe, Brain Gallaher, David Culhane, Paddy Boyle, Conor McGraynor, Daniel Mckenna, Gerard McCartan (capt), Shane O’Connor, Keith Quinn, Danny Suttcliffe, Jer O’Sullivan, Eoin Flanagan, Paul Lambe, Keith Scally, Tony Donnelly, Kevin Connelly, David Freeman, Stephen Doake, Ronan McGinley, Conor Farrell, Paul McGinley, Colin Keane, Ross Wherity, Eoin Ward, Eugene McVerry, Nial McFeeley.