Presentation of jerseys to Portlaoise Institute of Further ,Education Gaelic Footballers.

PLC team

In Photo back row Fintan Walsh, Tony Dalton LOETB Adult education Officer , Gerry Buckley Ceo of NIS , Ian Moore , Sean Bergin ,John Murphy
Front row , Denis Dooley , Jack Brown,Buri Heffernan

The team was set up this year in the college. It is made up from students on the level 5 and 6 programs. It is the first ever Laois team to be entered into a 3rd level competition. The team competed in the 4th division of the Sigerson league. At the time of writing this article the team are due to play the first round of the championship against NCI.

John Murphy said “It is a great opportunity for students to compete in a 3rd level competition As we are learning the standard is extremely high. We have players on county panels and club teams and its great for these players to be playing in the competition like this one”