Laois Ladies announce panel and captain for upcoming LIDL NFL Division 2 campaign

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Laois Ladies announce panel and captain for upcoming LIDL NFL Division 2 campaign

Sarsfields Laura Marie Maher will captain Laois in 2018.

Laois Ladies Football manager Kevin Doogue has announced his panel, as well as captain, for the upcoming NFL Division 2 campaign.

Doogue will be looking to lead a revival in Laois' fortunes, after they started last year brightly before seeing their form nosedive as the year progressed.

The team will be captained by Sarsfields attacker Laura Marie Maher, and they will open their league campaign on January 28th with a game against Cavan in Mountmellick, before travelling to Tipperary the weekend after for Round 2 on Saturday.

The Laois panel in full is as follows, with the league fixtures listed below as well.

PANEL: Ciara Burke (Sarsfields), Vicky Byrne (St Brigid's), Clare Conlon (Sarsfields), Mary Cotter (St Conleth's), Ciamh Dollard (Portlaoise), Joyce Dunne (Sarsfields), Meaghan Dunne (Sarsfields), Erone Fitzpatrick (Park-Ratheniska), Eva Galvin (St Conleth's), Aine Haberlin (St Conleth's), Anna Healy (Park-Ratheniska), Ciara Hughes (Sarsfields), Aimee Kelly (St Conleth's), Fiona Kelly (Park-Ratheniska), Aisling Kehoe (Portlaoise), Aoife Kirrane (St Conleths), Noirin Kirwan (Shanahoe), Caoimhe Lalor (Park-Ratheniska), Ciara Langton (St Joseph's), Emma Lawlor (St Paul's), Laura Marie Maher (Capt, Sarsfields), Alison McEvoy (Sarsfields), Jenny McEvoy (Sarsfields), Mags McEvoy (Sarsfields), Jane Moore (St Brigid's), Maggie Murphy (Timahoe), Laura Nerney (Foxrock-Cabinteely), Amy Potts (St Brigid's), Caoimhe Simms (St Brigid's).

NFL Division 2 Campaign

Sun Jan 28: Round 1 - Laois (H) v Cavan @ 2.00pm in Mountmellick

Sat Feb 3: Round 2 - Tipperary (H) v Laois @ Venue/Time TBC

Sun Feb 11: Round 3 - Laois (H) v Waterford @ 2.00pm Venue TBC

Sun Feb 24: Round 4 - Laois (H) v Clare @ 2.00pm.

Sun Mar 4: Round 5 - Sligo (H) v Laois @ 2.00pm.

Sun Mar 25: Round 6 - Armagh (H) v Laois @ 2.00pm

Sun Mar 31: Round 7 - Laois (H) v Tyrone @ 2.00pm.