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Down v Laois — Pairc Esler — 6:15 pm — Live on GAAGO
Down will face off against Laois in an all-important relegation play-off to determine who will stay in division 2 of the Allianz football league and who will fall down to division 3.
Both teams have had treacherous league campaigns and will hope to salvage their season with a win here.
Down did manage to pick up a victory in their last match win a surprising one-point win over away to Westmeath.
Laois got played off the park in the last outing against Kildare, losing by a wide 13-point margin.
With little improvement in both teams, it’s hard to pick a winner. With Down picking up a win in their last fixture. They are the obvious choice to avoid relegation.
Form — last three results
Down — (Loss, Loss, Win)
Laois — (Loss, Loss, Loss)
Players to watch
Down: Daniel Guinness (Carryduff)
Laois: Evan O’Carroll (Crettyard)
Marc Reid; Peter Fegan, Gerard McGovern, Patrick Murdock; Pierce Laverty, Darren O’Hagan, Caolan Mooney; Ryan McEvoy, Jonny Flynn; James Guinness, Barry O’Hagan, Liam Kerr; Daniel Guinness, Cory Quinn, Paul Devlin.
Niall Corbett; Gareth Dillon, Mark Timmons, Robert Pigott; Seamus Lacey, Patrick O’Sullivan, Alan Farrell; Kieran Lillis, John O’Loughlin; Brian Byrne, Paul Kingston, Eoin Lowry; Daniel O’Reilly, Evan O’Carroll, Gary Walsh.
Down by 4pts