Laois U20 manager, Enda Lyons
It will be Friday night lights for the U20 hurlers of Laois and Galway on Friday night as the battle in the Leinster U20 Hurling Quarter final but unfortunately, there will be no supporters allowed to attend the game.
It is an uncertain time for all involved but here is a run down of all you need to know about the game and how to find the best coverage.
Both sides have named their teams for the clash that is finally getting to go ahead following the easing of restrictions earlier this month.
Laois show three changes to the team that beat Carlow 1-15 to 0-15 in the opening round.
Starting on Friday night are Ciaran Burke (The Harps), John Maher (Rosenallis) and James Duggan (The Harps) while making way from that win over Carlow is the trio of Conor Cosgrove (Rosenallis), James Duggan (The Harps) and Liam Delaney (Camross).
Galway are a bit of an unknown but any team that comes out from the Tribesmen at this level, especially under Jeffrey Lynskey, are a team to be taken very seriously.
U20 Hurling Manager Enda Lyons has announced his team to take on Galway in The Leinster U20 Hurling Championship Qtr Final
— Laois GAA (@CLGLaois) December 9, 2020
‼️ U20 Hurling Team News‼️@Galway_GAA U20 team to face @CLGLaois in the @BordGaisEnergy Leinster Championship Quarter Final on Friday 11th December announced ⬇️⬇️— Galway GAA (@Galway_GAA) December 9, 2020
Good Luck to the Management team and squad! pic.twitter.com/dfNi3CirHp
The game will throw in at 7.30 in MW Hire O'Moore Park and will be played under the newly revamped floodlighting system. TG4's coverage will begin at 7pm.
Laois GAA TV had planned on broadcasting the game but TG4 then stepped in and made it part of an unbelievable array of Minor and U20 action on their TV channel and YouTube channel over the weekend.
The winners of Friday's game will be back in O'Moore Park the following Friday night to take on Kilkenny in the Leinster U20 hurling semi final while the loser will be out.