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Laois GAA announce fixtures, draws and meetings CANCELLED

Laois GAA have announced that due to the snow, a number of events scheduled to take place this week and at the weekend are cancelled.

County Board secretary Niall Handy has circulated a release detailing all of the things that are no longer happening.

This include the championship draws, Kelly Cup and Palmer Cup games, plus the €130 draw.

He said: “Due to the inclement weather and consideration to our Club Officials travelling in these adverse weather conditions and in trying to maximise their Club Ticket sales for Draw, the following events have been postponed and rescheduled as outlined below:

“Coiste Iomána Meeting scheduled for this evening Wed 28 February – Postponed – New Date to be confirmed.

“Laois Shopping Centre Championship Draws scheduled for tomorrow evening Thursday 1 March – Postponed – Rescheduled for Thurs 8 March in Laois Shopping Centre at 7pm sharp.

“Laois GAA All County Clubs Draw scheduled for Friday evening, 2nd. March – Postponed – Rescheduled for next Wednesday evening 7 March in Laois GAA Offices at 8:30pm sharp. (Office will be open from 9am on Monday for return of Tickets)

“Laois GAA Combined Clubs Members Lotto Draw scheduled for Thursday evening has also been cancelled.

“Kelly and Palmer Cup Fixtures this Saturday 3 March are also cancelled, with a reschedule date to be confirmed on next Monday.

“Clubs are reminded that the closing date for Club Player Grading is Wed 28 February and also that closing date for Team Registration for Injury Scheme is Thurs 1 March, with payment direct to Croke Park. These dates will not be effected by the weather.

“Given that a Status Red weather warning has been issued for the east of the country, Laois GAA offices will be closed from 12pm today and on Thursday and Friday. Staff will be working from home and will be contactable by email/mobile phone.”

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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.