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Dublin: 13 °C Friday 19 October, 2018

Family affair for Laois as brothers named in full-forward line for championship opener

Paul Kingston will make his senior championship debut alongside older sibling Donie.

Paul Kingston will make his Laois senior championship debut on Saturday evening
Paul Kingston will make his Laois senior championship debut on Saturday evening
Image: James Crombie/INPHO

Updated at 19.50pm

ARLES-KILLEEN CLUBMAN Paul Kingston will make his senior championship debut for Laois against Carlow at Netwatch Cullen Park on Saturday.

The U21 corner forward is named alongside brother Donie, who’s back from suspension, in the O’Moore County’s inside line.

Brendan Quigley, who skippered New York in 2014, will make his first championship start for Laois in two years.

Paul Begley is the only Laois injury concern with a hip problem as they prepare for the visit to their neighbours.

The game has a 7pm start on Saturday evening and the winners will play Kildare in the Leinster SFC quarter-finals.

Laois team:

1. Graham Brody (Portlaoise)

2. Damien O’Connor (Timahoe)
3. Mark Timmons (Graiguecullen)
4. Stephen Attride (Killeshin)

5. Darren Strong (Emo)
6. Robbie Kehoe (O’Dempsey’s)
7. Colm Begley (Parnells)

8. Brendan Quigley (Timahoe)
9. John O’Loughlin (St Brigid’s)

10. Niall Donoher (Courtwood)
11. Conor Boyle (Portlaoise)
12. Evan O’Carroll (Crettyard)

13. Ross Munnelly (Arles-Kilcruise)
14. Donal Kingston (Arles-Killeen)
15. Paul Kingston (Arles-Killeen)

Carlow team:

1. Robbie Molloy

2. Barry John Molloy
3. Shane Redmond
4. Kieran Nolan

5. Mark Fitzgerald
6. Daniel St Ledger
7. Benny Kavanagh

8. Sean Gannon
9. Darragh Foley

10. Ciaran Moran
11. Eoghan Ruth
12. David Bambrick

13. Alan Kelly
14. Ed Finnegan
15. Darragh O’Brien

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