Nine changes for Laois team to face Westmeath in O’Byrne Cup

The Laois team to face Westmeath in the second game in the O’Byrne Cup shows nine changes from the side which lost to Offaly on Sunday.

The Laois team to face Westmeath in the second game in the O’Byrne Cup shows nine changes from the side which lost to Offaly on Sunday.

Eoin Culliton, Denis Booth, Padraig McMahon, Conor Meredith, MJ Tierney and Ambrose Doran are retained in the starting line up with Booth and Meredith named in different positions this time around. Booth moves to full-back with Meredith named at centre-forward.

The game against Westmeath throws in at 7.30pm in O’Moore Park.

Team in full

1 Eoin Culliton (Timahoe)

2 Cahir Healy (Portlaoise)

3 Denis Booth (The Heath)

4 Peter O’Leary (O’Dempsey’s)

5 Darren Strong (Emo)

6 John O’Loughlin (St Brigid’s)

7 Padraig McMahon (Ballyroan Abbey)

8 Colm Begley (Parnells)

9 Colm Coss (Mountmellick)

10 Ross Munnelly (Arles-Kilcruise)

11 Conor Meredith (O’Dempsey’s)

12 Billy Sheehan (Emo)

13 Michael John Tierney (Parnells)

14 Padraig Clancy (Timahoe)

15 Ambrose Doran (Graiguecullen)