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Laois natives star in Leinster win over Munster while Portlaoise Rugby U-17s make winning start

Leinster Rugby U-18s and Portlaoise RFC U-17s
Leinster Rugby U-18s and Portlaoise RFC U-17s

Three Laois based rugby players starred as Leinster thrashed Munster to claim the U-18 Interprovincial title on Saturday. Portarlington RFC’s Alannah Fitzpatrick, Portlaoise’s Koren Dunne and Kilcavan native Leah Tarpey, who plays for Tullamore, were all on the team. While Kilcavan’s Caoimhe Guinan is also part of the panel. Michael Bolger’s brilliant squad posted 78…


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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.