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In Pictures: Busy day of cross country championships in Abbeyleix

All roads led to Abbeyleix last Sunday for the second day of cross country racing, at the 2017 Downey’s Nissan/Laois Athletics Intermediate Championships. As well...

Top standard at opening day of Laois Cross Country

The 2017 Downey’s Nissan Laois Athletics Cross Country season kicked off on Sunday, with the Laois Novice and Even ages championships taking place in...
Niamh McDonald will be hoping for Cross Country glory

We’re heading for October which means Cross Country season is upon us

On Sunday next, October 1, the Cross Country season commences in Laois, with the Downeys Nissan Novice Men and Women, and the even-ages for juveniles:...
Anne Kavanagh will be in action this afternoon

Portarlington athlete primed for ITU World Triathlon Grand Final

A Portarlington athlete will compete in the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Rotterdam today. Anne Kavanagh is set to compete in the 50-55 year-old...
Competitors at the Laois Primary Schools Cross Country

In Pictures: Young athletes excel at Laois Primary School Cross Country

There was a great atmosphere at O'Dempsey's GAA grounds on Wednesday morning in Killenard as several schools from around the county took part in...
Laois Primary School Cross Country Championships

Laois Primary School Cross Country on Wednesday

The Laois Primary School Cross Country Championships will take place on Wednesday. The competition is being hosted in O'Dempsey's GAA in Killenard. The first race is...
Martin McDonald who claimed silver at the World Mountain Running Championships

Silver medal for Laois athlete at World Mountain Running Championships

There was an incredible achievement for one Laois athlete last weekend at the World Mountain Running Championships. Martin McDonald, from the Ballyroan, Abbeyleix and District...
Bobby Crowley, Knockneg College, on his way to winning the Boys 1500m at GloHealth Tailteann Inter Provincial Track and Field Championships in 2015

Knockbeg College student achieves American athletics scholarship

A young man who recently completed his Leaving Cert at Knockbeg College has won a place on an athletics scholarship at a prestigious American...

In Pictures: Stradbally climb to new heights at the National Community Games

Stradbally made huge waves in Abbottstown at the Aldi National Community Games finals on Sunday 20 August. Irish Dancing  The Buggie School of Irish Dancing had two teams on...

In Pictures: Laois contestants bring home huge wins in the National Community Games

Ninety-eight young participants from Laois took part in the Aldi Community Games National festival at the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown, Dublin, last weekend. There...
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