Home GAA Camogie Your guide to Laois camogie’s Round 4 league meeting with Dublin

Your guide to Laois camogie’s Round 4 league meeting with Dublin

Laois camogie will have their sights set on securing their first win of 2019 as they take on the Dublin intermediate side this weekend.

Camross is the chosen destination for their first home game of the year, having played both Kilkenny and Derry away.

Two losses to these teams means that Laois is now bottom of the group with Dublin – who have played one match so far.

Here we preview team news, Dublin’s form and last year’s battle between the sides.

When, where, what time?

This weekend’s game takes place in Camross on Saturday, March 2 at 2pm.

Team news

Laois were hit with two hard knocks already this year – with both Niamh Dollard and Olga Parkinson picking up injuries. Their experience is a great boost for this young side and hopefully we see both return for this meeting with Dublin.

What have Dublin been like so far this season?

So far, this Dublin intermediate side have played, and lost, one game in the league.

They met Antrim and lost by two points on a scoreline of 0-9 to 0-7.

Last weekend the Dublin senior team avoided a relegation battle from Division 1 as they defeated Clare, 1-7 to 0-7.

What’s Laois’s recent history like against Dublin?

Last Laois met this Dublin side in the league in April of 2018. Here they lost 1-8 to 0-5 away and Dublin dashed Laois’s hopes of making it to the knockout stages.

Who’s the referee?

Mike Ryan (Tipperary)

What other Division 2 Group 3 games are on this weekend?

Also taking to the pitch this weekend are Derry and Kilkenny. Kilkenny are currently on top of the group on six points, while Derry are on three.

The sides meet in Swatragh, Derry, where the Oak Leaft county will hope to go level on points with their Kilkenny rivals.

Is there a curtain raiser?

There is no curtain raiser to this game.

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Siún Lennon joined LaoisToday in a full-time capacity after studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. She hails from Rosenallis and her interests vary from news, sports and politics.