Laois have announced their starting 15 for tomorrow's O'Byrne Cup opener against Westmeath.
John O'Loughlin and Paraic McEvoy will partner each other at centre-field while Mark Timmons and Brian Glynn taking up the central positions in defence.
Experienced attackers Paul Kingston and Gary Walsh are down to start at centre-forward and full-forward respectively.
The team is the first Kerry man John Sugrue has named since being ratified as the O'Moore County's new manager for 2018 in September.
Throw-in at Cusack Park in Mullingar is at 2pm.
Laois (O'Byrne Cup v Westmeath): Graham Brody; David Holland, Mark Timmons, Ruairi C Fennell; Trevor Collins, Brian Glynn, Eoin Buggie; John O'Loughlin, Paraic McEvoy; Benny Carroll, Paul Kingston, Alan Farrell; Sean Moore, Gary Walsh, Aaron Dowling
SF OBC v Westmeath 1. Graham Brody; 2.David Holland, 3.Mark Timmons, 4.Ruairi C Fennell; 5.Trevor Collins, 6.Brian Glynn, 7.Eoin Buggie; 8.John O'Loughlin, 9.Paraic McEvoy; 10.Benny Carroll, 11.Paul Kingston, 12.Alan Farrell; 13.Sean Moore, 14.Gary Walsh, 15.Aaron Dowling. pic.twitter.com/CuCrEJaK1k- Laois GAA (@CLGLaois) December 28, 2017