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Laois SFC final referee confirmed as first decider for St Joseph’s official

Des Cooney

St Joseph’s Des Cooney will referee Sunday’s Laois SFC final between Portarlington and O’Dempsey’s in what will be his first senior decider to take charge of. Cooney took up refereeing back in 2014 and his most high profile game before this was the 2019 Intermediate final between Rosenallis and Clonaslee-St Manman’s. He has risen through…

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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.