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LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Rathdowney-Errill take on St Mullin’s for a place in the Leinster hurling final

Netwatch Cullen Park in Carlow will host tonight's Leinster U-21 FC semi-final between Laois and Offaly

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The big day has arrived for Rathdowney-Errill.

We’re live from Carlow as the Laois club go in search of a place in the Leinster final for the first time in their history.

John Delaney’s charges, just like their counterparts, have never reached a provincial decider and will hope to be the first Laois team to do so since Castletown in 2002.

Indeed Laois teams have only ever won this competition twice – Camross in 1977 and 1997.

Wins over Ballinakill, Portlaoise and Castletown saw Rathdowney-Errill ease into the semi final of the Laois championship a few months ago.

There, they got their biggest test of the season to date when they needed a last gasp Ross King goal to see them past Camross.

Rathdowney-Errill were far too strong for Borris-Kilcotton in the decider and it was a similar story in the Leinster quarter final against St Rynagh’s of Offaly two weeks ago.

But St Mullin’s form trumps all of that and as the home side they will be favourites for this one.

They saw off rivals Mount Leinster Rangers in the Carlow final and then went one better by knocking out All-Ireland favourites Cuala from Dublin in the Leinster quarter final here two weeks ago.

It promises to be a titanic battle and you can follow all of the action as it happens below:

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