Rigney rejigs Laois side

Laois manager Niall Rigney has revealed his team for Sunday's Leinster SHC quarter-final against Dublin at Nowlan Park (throw-in 3.30pm), making two changes in personnel to the side that saw off Carlow.

Laois manager Niall Rigney has revealed his team for Sunday's Leinster SHC quarter-final against Dublin at Nowlan Park (throw-in 3.30pm), making two changes in personnel to the side that saw off Carlow.

In defence, Clough/Ballacolla clubman Darren Maher and Portlaoise's Cahir Healy swap positions in the full-back line, with Maher moving to the left corner.

Joe Fitzpatrick, who provided an additional scoring threat in their first round win over Carlow; moves from the half-back line to the attack.

The Rathdowney/Errill clubman replaces Colin Delaney at right half-forward, with Conor Dunne introduced at midfield and Zane Keenan taking on the centre-forward role.

Although he has made a full return to fitness following time out with an injury, there is no place for forward John Joe McHugh.

But Neil Foyle, who is just 19, gets a deserved chance to impress. He replaces the suspended Eoin Costello, joining Tommy Fitzgerald and John Brophy in the full-forward line.

LAOIS (SHC v Dublin): E Reilly; JA Delaney, D Maher, C Healy; B Campion (capt), M Whelan, M McEvoy; C Dunne, J Walsh; J Fitzpatrick, Z Keenan, W Hyland; T Fitzgerald, N Foyle, J Brophy.

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