John Sugrue has stepped down as manager of the Laois footballers.
The news regarding the Kerryman was announced in a statement from the Laois county board.
"Laois GAA Football Manager John Sugrue has announced his decision to step down from his position as Senior Football Manager. Laois GAA wish to state their sincere thanks to John for his hard work, dedication and professionalism that he brought to this role.
"In his two year term, he managed our Senior Football team to successive promotions from Division 4 to Division 2, progressed to a Leinster Senior Football Final in 2018, whilst also reaching Round 4 of the Qualifier series in his two years involved.
"He has certainly left the panel in a better position to take the challenge to a new level under a new direction. Laois GAA wish John the very best of luck in whatever role he now chooses."
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