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Laois / Re: 2019 Allianz Football League Division 3.
« on: February 23, 2019, 10:58:25 AM »
Laois senior football team named for away trip to Westmeath

                      Graham Brody
    David Seale, Denis Booth, Gareth Dillon
  Marty Scully, Stephen Attride, Colm Begley

           John O’Loughlin, Kevin Meaney

Damien O’Connor, Donie Kingston, Conor Boyle
   Paul Cahillane, Evan O’Carroll, Mark Barry

Laois / Re: The future of laois hurling
« on: February 22, 2019, 12:26:00 AM »
Cheddar wont have much time for that this year

Laois duo take the reigns at Kilkenny hurling club

Laois / Re: Kelly Cup 2019
« on: February 18, 2019, 01:59:43 AM »

Arles-Kilcruise 0-9
Stradbally 1-11

Killeshin 2-6
Graiguecullen 0-10

St Joseph’s 0-11
Ballylinan 0-10

Arles-Killeen 5-13
Crettyard 0-7

The semi finals are due to be played next Saturday February 23.

Arles-Killeen v Killeshin
St Joseph’s v Stradbally

Arles-Killeen, St Joseph’s, Stradbally and Killeshin reach Kelly Cup semi finals

Laois / Re: Club transfers
« on: February 16, 2019, 11:49:38 PM »
Not with Killeshin anyway, seems they have enough and don't really care what happens Crettyard.

Laois / Re: Club transfers
« on: February 16, 2019, 07:23:57 PM »
And that's all Killeen were doing too so that's OK then is it? People have been criticising Killeen since they started doing it but now suddenly it's all OK... Fair enough....

Laois / Re: Club transfers
« on: February 16, 2019, 02:37:18 PM »
No it's not acceptable, it happens but clubs that do it get a very bad name for themselves and are despised by every real GAA person in Laois and everyother club in the County. Killeshin are in danger of heading that way if they don't cop on, a few people in that club seem destined to destroy everything they have achieved up till now.

Laois / Re: 2019 Allianz Football League Division 3.
« on: February 16, 2019, 02:33:32 AM »
Boost for Laois footballers as Scully has controversial red card overturned


Laois / Re: Club transfers
« on: February 16, 2019, 02:21:47 AM »
Killeshin at this time have a bigger pick of players than they have ever had in their history and yet they go poaching from their neighbours and fellow parishioners. They have always been a very proud club and have never stooped to this level even when they were struggling so whoever is behind this should hang their heads in shame.

A lot of Killeshin people are disgusted with this carry on and want nothing to do with it. They want their own sons and daughters to play with that club, not some people who have been fooled into joining them now and will have to live with it for the rest of their lives when they are old enough to realise what they have done. They have a great setup now in the club and have won the admiration of a lot of Laois people but one thing that is not acceptable in Laois is the poaching of players, especially when its done so publicly. Just ask Killeen about that.....

Laois / Re: 2019 Allianz Football League Division 3.
« on: February 14, 2019, 11:50:15 PM »
Eight-point win 'ok' states Sugrue

Laois / Re: 2019 Allianz Football League Division 3.
« on: February 11, 2019, 01:09:47 AM »
Good win today against limited enough opposition but we did what needed to be done and came away with another 2 points. The games against Carlow, Westmeath and especially Longford will tell us where we stand as they will all be tough tests. I'm very happy with the way things are going so far and good to see a sizeable Laois support there today.

At last we have very good options in the forward division and the Kingston/O'Carroll threat is an exciting prospect to look forward too. Cahillane was very quiet today but he is another who I expect a lot from this year. We badly need a solid centre back but Scully could be the man we're looking for in that position. He's strong, fearless and very mobile and might have a big role to play for us this year.

Just saw this on Twitter, it's the form of all the teams in the league from the beginning of last years league up to today and we are right up there on top. The left column is today's result..


Laois / Re: 2019 Allianz Football League Division 3.
« on: February 02, 2019, 11:58:08 PM »
Pay no heed to fools like that . ‘‘Twas a bad day that’s all I think you’ll see that vast majority on here have full confidence in JS and his management team
I’m not a fool. It was his decision not to start our three best players. I’m stating my opinion . I know the truth hurts but someone has to point it out. We are fooling ourselves if we think Donie Evan and Colm shouldn’t be starting . Those three  players were the reason we got a victory in Newry.
Evan needs minding
Donie is recovering from a virus
Colm is returning from injury

Why flog them in a league match a risk worse injury and log term absence?

You’re being quite foolish here. We need to develop new leaders and new players.

That's the most sensible thing you have said in a long time Don.. Congrats..  ;D

Firstly, reasons why we should have been able to win this game.
(1) Louth have officially the worst league record in the country losing their last ten matches in the league which includes the defeat to Tipp in the 2017 Division 3 league final.
(2) Louth have not won a match in Croke Park since beating Westmeath in the Division 3 final in 2011.
(3) Louth were 14/1 with the bookies not to win a game in Div 3.
(4) Since the beginning of last year Louth have only won two O'Byrne cup games.

Evan is in danger of being burnt out before the championship starts so it was a good decision to rest him until needed. Playing lads who are injured is not a good idea especially when we have a panel of lads who need game time. I thought Mark Timmons was badly missed today, we needed some experience in the defence and I think if Kevin Meaney was there he would have strengthened our midfield when Lillis got his walking papers.

Its still a learning curve for both players and management and I have no doubt they will all learn from this regarding attitude, commitment and keeping focused on the game in hand and not on previous results.

Laois / Re: 2019 Allianz Football League Division 3.
« on: February 02, 2019, 06:59:20 PM »
I wouldn't worry too much about that performance. I think it was typical of Laois teams down through the years, win a game they're not expected to and the cockiness creeps in and inevitably they are caught in the next game. I really believe if we had lost to Down we would have picked up two points here today.
John Sugrue seems to be the type of guy who will use that performance to drive home a few things to these guys and I hope they learn from it. I believe they will and Sligo will suffer for it next week.

Laois / Re: 2019 Allianz Football League Division 3.
« on: February 01, 2019, 01:14:35 AM »

Laois / Kelly Cup 2019
« on: February 01, 2019, 12:51:33 AM »
Draws made for Kelly and Palmer Cups as domestic season set to get underway

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