Laois Ploughing would like to thank Billy Shaw for his continued support of Laois ploughing.
The Laois ploughing team is hoping for silverware in Tullamore after success at national level throughout the three years in Ratheniska.
Junior man Pat Cooney will be one to watch on Thursday.
Jimmy Ryan from Ballacolla ploughing in the reversible class, together with Karl Davis, will be hoping to be on the podium.
DJ McHugh and Alan Davis will also have the experience for a podium finish and challenge to represent Ireland in the five nations if placed.
The Team for this year's Ploughing are:
Farmerette; Nora Cushen
Intermediate Conventional; DJ McHugh and Alan Davis
Junior Conventional; Pat Cooney
Senior Reversible; Patsy Condron
Intermediate Reversible; Karl Davis and Jimmy Ryan.
Three furrow conventional; Jp Fenlon
Under 28 Conventional Senior; Brendan Greene.
Vintage; Tom Pender
Three furrow reversible; Ciaran O'Conor