Team news: Three debutants named in Laois side for season opener

December 07, 2018

Laois' Stephen Attride and Graham Reilly of Meath.
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Laois have named three debutants in their side for Saturday's SF season opener at O'Moore Park.

Scott Osbourne (Portarlington, goalkeeper), Adam Campion (St Josephs, right corner-back) and Sean Byrne (Portarlington, left half-forward) will be given their first opportunity of inter-county senior football when John Sugrue's team face Meath in the O'Byrne Cup tomorrow evening (throw-in 6pm).

This year's captain Stephen Attride returns at right half-back after suffering a double fracture to his skull in the Leinster semi-final against Carlow last June.

Laois (O'Byrne Cup v Meath): Scott Osbourne; Adam Campion, Denis Booth, Damien O’Connor; Stephen Attride, Mark Timmons, Robbie Piggot; John O’Loughlin, Brian Daly; Marty Scully, David Conway, Sean Byrne; Eoin Lowry, Gary Walsh, Paul Kingston.

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