The Laois football team for Saturday's Allianz National League clash with Kildare has been named.
Laois manager Mike Quirke has made one change to his starting-fifteen for Saturday evening's Round 5 fixture with the Lillywhites at MW Hire O'Moore Park.
Laois U-20 star Sean O'Flynn returns to the senior fold to replace the injured Cahir Healy with Trevor Collins shifting to corner-back. Kieran Lillis will wear the number eight jersey for the first time in this league campaign having been named at full-forward in all of Laois' previous games.
Sean Byrne, Eoin Lowry and Damien O'Connor form the half-forward line while Ross Munnelly, Colm Murphy and leading-scorer Evan O'Carroll complete the front six.
Kildare currently sit in the relegation zone having lost their last three games, despite opening with a win against Fermanagh. Jack O'Connor has yet to name his side for their trip to Portlaoise, but they'll be aiming for a much-needed win to keep their Division 2 status intact.
Throw-in at MW Hire O'Moore Park is 7pm.
Team: Niall Corbet (Clonaslee St Manman's); Trevor Collins (Graiguecullen), Mark Timmons (Graiguecullen), Gearoid Hanrahan (Mountmellick); Sean O'Flynn (Courtwood), Robbie Pigott (Portarlington), Paddy O’Sullivan (Portarlington); John O’Loughlin (Rosenallis), Kieran Lillis (Portlaoise); Sean Byrne (Portarlington), Eoin Lowry (Killeshin), Damien O'Connor (Timahoe); Ross Munnelly (Arles-Kilcruise), Colm Murphy (Portarlington), Evan O’Carroll (Crettyard).