Declan Hogan's team were outplayed by Laois for much of Saturday's contest.
Offaly are a much changed outfit according to their captain Declan Hogan.
The Faithful County trailed Laois after a sub par performance in Portlaoise in the Tailteann Cup second round heading into the closing stages.
A six point deficit was turned into a draw game and almost a victory in those final minutes.
At 1-8 to 0-5 at half time, Hogan says his team had it all to do:
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