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Some young club players will play only FIVE games this year

Colin Slevin of Portarlington ended the game with 2-4 against Ballyroan-Abbey
Colin Slevin of Portarlington ended the game with 2-4 against Ballyroan-Abbey

Some young GAA players in Laois face the prospect of playing only five competitive games this year due to structural changes. This year, due to fixture congestion, the fixtures committee decided to make both the U-17 and minor championships straight knock out competitions. What that means is that players who are U-17 and are ineligible to…


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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.