This will be the first championship meeting of Laois v Offaly since 2006 when Laois won a Round 4 qualifier by 1-9 to 0-4 in Portlaoise. Laois also beat Offaly in the 2005 and 2003 championships.
Offaly’s last win over Laois in the championship was in 2002 when they had a point to spare, 0-13 to 2-6, in the Leinster quarter-final.
The counties clashed in this year’s Allianz League (Div 3) in mid-March when Laois won by 2-12 to 0-15.
Laois 0-12 Westmeath 0-10, Meath 3-13 Laois 0-11, Laois 1-13 Derry 0-12
Meath 1-13 Offaly 0-14, Offaly 1-21 London 1-11, Offaly 3-17 Sligo 0-15
Laois are best price at 1/2 with Ladbrokes and you can back Offaly at a huge 9/4 with Boylesports and Paddypower.
Laois can be backed at -2 at 10/11 with Paddypower, Offaly are +2 at 21/20 with Boylesports
UPDATE ON SATURDAY at 1pm
All the money has been for Laois with Skybet gone 2/5 with Offaly now the stand out 5/2 with them.