Local teams in action
There is a local derby this Saturday in the first round of the O'Byrne Cup when Laois face Offaly in Portarlington at 2pm
Westmeath travel to Ennis corthy to play Wexfotrd also on Saturday at 2pm.
In Hurling the Walsh Cup is up and running next Sunday also.
Laois play Dublin in Parnell Park at 2pm while Westmeath are at home to Carlow at the same starting time in Kinnegad.