Laois' three times champions had no answer to Kilmacud Crokes on Sunday,
The lack of competitive senior action in Laois may be harming the county's club's prospects according to Clough Ballacolla's manager.
The three times Laois champions were comfortably beaten by Kilmacud Crokes in Parnell Park on Sunday to end their Leinster Championship campaign.
The concession of two goals and a red card for Brian Corby in the first half left Declan Laffan's side with an uphill task in the second.
After going out on a final scoreline of 2-18 to 1-12, Laffan says there's a structural disadvantage for sides coming out of Laois: