Former Kerry player Kieran Donaghy made a name for himself in TG4's reality TV show the Underdogs and tonight (Thursday) two Derry club players will be hoping to make the cut this year.

Glenullin's Mark O'Kane and Ardmore's Anthony Hargan have made it through to the TV series which airs on TG4 on Thursday nights at 9.30.

They follow in the footsteps of Ballymagugan's Sean Brady who played in the showpiece game last season against Dublin.

This year the management team will have a new line-up, including; former Kerry Captain and former Kerry Manager Mickey Ned O’ Sullivan, Gaoth Dobhair legend and former Donegal Footballer Kevin Cassidy and former Cork Ladies Footballer Valerie Mulcahy will be back on the sideline.

The Management team have to put a panel of footballers together that have the potential to take on an inter-county team within a few months. The only rule is that these players can never have played Gaelic football at a senior inter-county championship level.

Each week Management will have to drop one or more of the players from the Underdogs camp, as only 28 can come with them to play the ultimate challenge match at the end of October.

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