Galway will be without talisman Shane Walsh as they face provincial rivals Roscommon in the Division 2 National Football League final on Sunday.
Tribesmen boss Pádraic Joyce has made seven changes his starting line-up from last weekend’s heavy defeat to the same opponents.
It is the curtain raiser (1.45pm) to Mayo’s clash against Kerry.
Liam Silke, John Daly, Dylan McHugh, Paul Conroy, Rob Finnerty, Damien Comer and Cillian McDaid come in for Seán Fitzgerald, Tony Gill, Cathal Sweeney, Finnian Ó Laoi, Dylan Canney, Paul Kelly and Eoin Finnerty.
Galway: Conor Flaherty; Jack Glynn, Kieran Molloy, Liam Silke; Dylan McHugh, John Daly, Cillian McDaid; Seán Kelly (captain), Paul Conroy; Matthew Tierney, Niall Daly, Johnny Heaney; Robert Finnerty, Damien Comer, Dessie Conneely.
Subs: Connor Gleeson, Johnny McGrath, Tony Gill, Seán Fitzgerald, Cathal Sweeney, James McLaughlin, Paul Kelly, Patrick Kelly, Cormac McWalter, Finnian Ó Laoi, Owen Gallagher.