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Laois minor hurling team named for Leinster championship quarter final

The Laois minor hurling team to take on Kilkenny in O'Moore Park
The Laois minor hurling team

Laois minor Hurling manager Christy Walsh has kept faith with the same team who were narrowly edged out by Dublin two weeks’ ago for tomorrow’s clash with Meath.

This is a quarter final tie and Laois have reached this stage by beating Offaly in round 1 by 2-22 to 0-14 before succumbing to Dublin by 1-11 to 1-8.

There is one positional switch on the team as Rosenallis’ John Maher moves to full back with Clough-Ballacolla’s Diarmuid Conway switching into the corner.

There is no place for Enda Parlon in the starting 15 as named. Parlon was originally named to start on the Laois team that played Offaly in round one but was ruled out after it was discovered he was ineligible.

However, the former Roscrea man has since transferred to Borris-Kilcotton and manager Walsh confirmed to LaoisToday that he is now available for selection again.

The Laois manager also said that there is an injury doubt of Diarmuid Conway and should the Clough-Ballacolla man not be fit enough for tomorrow’s clash, it seems likely that Parlon would come in for him.

The game throws in at 3pm in O’Moore Park and we will be there to Live Blog all the action as it happens.

LAOIS TEAM IN FULL

1. Cathal Dunne (Clough Ballacolla)
2. Daniel Breen (Camross)
3. John Maher (Rosenallis)
4. Diarmuid Conway (Clough Ballacolla)
5. Ryan Murphy (Galmoy)
6. Padraig Delaney (The Harps)
7. Eoin O’Connor (Portlaoise)
8. PJ Daly (Clonad)
9. Liam Senior (Clonaslee St Manman’s)
10. Ciaran Comerford (The Harps)
11. Joe McCormack (Castletown)
12. Daniel Comerford (The Harps)
13. James Keyes (Colt)
14. Oisin Bennett (Camross)
15. Joe Phelan (Castletown)

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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.