"I'd Love The Laois Public To Get Behind This Team" - Willie Maher

The Laois hurlers are heading for a league final this weekend.

The Laois hurlers are relieved they'll no longer be "off-broadway", according to their manager Willie Maher.

A commanding 14 point victory over Down in the Division 2A semi-final secured their passage back to Division 1B next year.

Ronan Sheehan's side competed well in the opening quarter but by the time Paddy Purcell raised the green flag in 43rd minute, the O'Moore County were long in control of the game.

That win pitches Laois against a Carlow side who comfortably beat Maher's side last month.

He tells Midlands 103 commentator Jack Nolan he hopes his players can get the support they deserve:

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