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Seamus 'Cheddar' Plunkett
Seamus 'Cheddar' Plunkett
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Boss Cheddar is back as Laois turn focus to Offaly after recent controversy

Great news for Laois hurling.
Jun 2nd 2015, 10:15 PM 6,708 6

LAOIS HAVE RECEIVED a boost ahead of Sunday’s Leinster quarter-final with the return of manager Seamus ‘Cheddar’ Plunkett to their fold.

Plunkett quit his role in dramatic fashion last week over a controversy that centred on Borris-Kilcotton duo Matthew Whelan and Jim Fitzpatrick playing in a club game.

But Laois GAA have this afternoon released a statement which indicates that he has returned to the fold along with Whelan and Fitzpatrick.

“Laois GAA wish to announce that following successful discussions, the recent issues concerning Laois Senior Hurling have been resolved, for present.

“The team and management are now finalising preparations for Leinster SHC game on Sunday next. The issues in dispute will be addressed at a later date.”

Laois now turn their focus to next Sunday’s clash in O’Moore Park against Offaly. The winners will face a semi-final tie against either Dublin or Galway who meet on Saturday night in a replay in Tullamore.

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