"You Have To Stick With Lads" - Declan Kelly Stands By Young Players

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Offaly have suffered from inconsistency through the season so far.

Declan Kelly is issuing a strong endorsement of his younger players after Offaly's victory over Laois in the Leinster Senior Football Championship.

A number of Kelly's under 20 All Ireland winning team have been brought in to the senior starting 15 since his ascension to the senior team himself.

A difficult league campaign saw Offaly narrowly avoid relegation from Division Three, while victory over Laois has earned them the dubious reward of a provincial semi-final against Dublin.

Kelly says young players won't develop if you drop them after their first difficult game:

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