TADGH Kennelly is already back in training with the Kerry senior football squad after his return from the Sydney Swans Aussie Rules side and could feature in Sunday's NFL game away to All-Ireland final conquerors Tyrone. Kieran Donaghy and Mike Quirke are both injured for the trip to Omagh, but Donnacha Walsh is fit despite a hamstring injury in the opening day win over Donegal . . . AISAKE O hAilpin is in training with the Cork senior football squad after his recent return from a four year Aussie Rules stint with the Carlton club . . . KILKENNY star Derek Lyng expects to be back in time for the conclusion of the NHL campaign after a recent hip operation . . . THE 2009 Compromise Rules series between Ireland and Australia will take place on successive Saturdays at the end of October . . . CARLOW football boss Luke Dempsey has renewed his attempts to bring midfielder Thomas Walsh back to the county team from Wicklow . . . WATERFORD will be without Shane Walsh for at least two weeks with a back injury picked up against Tipperary on Sunday . . . BRIAN McCormack, otherwise known as Bruno, will captain the Laois football team this season.
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