This weekend, the Leinster Senior Hurling Quarter-Finals between Laois V Offaly and Westmeath V Wexford take place. Ahead of these games, get to know more about the players behind their county colours that are in action this weekend. Laois hurler Picky Maher will be a danger for the Offaly back line as he is deadly accurate on placed balls and from play. Returning from a collar bone injury Maher hopes to go one step further with Laois in the Leinster championship this year.
Name: Picky Maher
Toughest opponent to mark for:
Club: John A Delaney
County: Joe Fitzpatrick
Role Model growing up: My Grandfather
Aspirations for this weekend: Hopefully win the game and look forward to a Leinster Semi-Final
Highlight of your GAA career so far: Winning club county final 2011
Low light of your GAA career so far: Losing U21 and Senior finals with the Clough/Ballacolla
Goals for your GAA career in the next five years: Win a Leinster final with Laois and hopefully win a few more County finals with the Club.