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Faithful four finding solace by kicking on

WHILE Ollie Baker bemoans what will happen to his hibernating Offaly hurlers, four of them have already found an alternative way to keep active.

Last Monday night, Shane Dooley, Dan Currams, Conor Mahon and Seán Ryan trained with the Faithful footballers ahead of their 'back door' date with Tyrone.

Their involvement has been variously described as playing in a trial game or just making up the training numbers; at the time of going to press we couldn't contact manager Emmet McDonnell to clarify if these four dual players will be part of his squad in Tullamore on Saturday.

But the Offaly footballers have been badly hit by injury and the US travel bug since losing to Kildare, so watch this space...