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Women in Sport: FAI Cup winning Wexford Youths captain – Kylie Murphy

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  Irish soccer has dominated headlines for all the wrong reasons in recent times,...

Women in Sport: Meet one of Laois’s greatest camogie players – Sarah-Anne Fitzgerald

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  The name Sarah-Anne Fitzgerald has long been synonymous with Laois camogie. With an impressive...

Women in Sport: From Portlaoise to the Seoul Olympics – it’s Anne Keenan-Buckley

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa No shining medals adorn the walls of Olympian Anne Keenan-Buckey's house. No magnificent plaques or...

Women in Sport: The captain going for school’s All-Ireland glory – Erone Fitzpatrick

Brought to you by Martleys Bus and Coach Hire All-Ireland football finals have been few and far between for Laois teams over the years, but...

Women in Sport: From underdog to a guiding light in Irish women’s rugby, it’s...

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa This week saw Irish rugby star Alison Miller hang up her international jersey for...

Women in Sport: All-Ireland winner, four-time All-Star and Laois football great Tracey Lawlor

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa An All-Ireland winner, four All-Star awards, four Leinster senior county medals and countless club...

A new interview segment coming to LaoisToday – it’s our Women in Sport series

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa To celebrate International Women's Day and the nationwide 20x20 campaign to promote women in...

Four remarkable Portlaoise women awarded sports scholarships at DCU

Four Portlaoise women flew the flag for Laois at Dublin City University this week when they were awarded scholarships for excellence in sport. Eimear O'Sullivan...

Coverage of women’s sport has, ‘a whole hell of a long way to go,’...

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois Coverage of women's soccer has, 'a whole hell of a long way to go,' according to the...

Brilliant Byrne sisters speak about basketball world championships and balancing intercounty sports

There is arguably not a busier pair of siblings in Laois than the Byrne sisters. The Portlaoise teenagers are a triple threat in basketball, football...

New sports hall and TJ Doheny World Title fight in Town gets Council’s blessing

Portlaoise is a renowned sporting town and now local councillors have thrown their weight behind two further major sporting initiatives which they hope will...

Laois woman Emma receives overall Sports Scholar of the Year award from DCU

Laois woman and Irish rugby player Emma Hooban was honoured for her contribution to sport as a whole at the Dublin City University (DCU)...

Election Diary: International Women’s Day, school visit and calls for electoral reform

It is less than three months until the Elections and our third Election Diary is now here. We look at the latest political pieces as...

In Pictures: Two Laois secondary schools come together to highlight inequality in sport

It was a rare and remarkable sight. Scoil Chriost Rí and St Mary's CBS joined forces in an afternoon of mixed sport events to...

In Pictures: Some great Sportsfile pictures from Laois teams over the weekend

Three Laois teams in three different sports received the Sportsfile treatment over the weekend. The Laois footballers made a brilliant start to their Allianz Division...

PROFILED: The Portlaoise Panthers U20 Womens squad aiming for National League victory

History has been made in Portlaoise Panthers basketball club as they are in their first ever National Cup final. This weekend sees the top, elite...

In Pictures: Some class Sportsfile pictures from Portlaoise Panthers’ National Cup weekend

The showpiece weekend on the basketball calendar took place over the last few days in Tralee. Laois club Portlaoise Panthers had an unprecedented four teams...

Lucky boots, the Laois Minor Hurling Panel and Powerful women in GAA – It’s...

It was another busy week in LaoisToday and we’ve picked out some of the top stories of the week for you to look back...

Five Laois women to represent Leinster in upcoming inter-provincial football tournament

Five ladies footballers from Laois have been selected to represent their county and province in the 2018 inter provincial tournament taking place in Waterford...

Laois soccer players aim to do the double and win the FAI Women’s Cup...

Three Laois women are aiming to complete a magnificent feat - do secure a league and a cup double this weekend with their Wexford...

Two Laois women nominated for Macra award

Two Laois women have been nominated for a prestigious Macra na Feirme award. Cassandra Phelan, from the Rathdowney Macra Na Feirme club, and Diane Seale,...

Portlaoise Panthers men and women prepare to commence new season

The basketball season begins this weekend with one of the Portlaoise Panthers senior teams set to be in action. The Men's team are in Division...
There was disappointment for Alison Miller and the Ireland ladies rugby team this evening

Alison Miller on her injury woes, her sporting background and her desire to get...

It was nothing out of the ordinary. Alison Miller in full flight has been a familiar sight on the Irish wing since 2010. With a...

Three Laois women are making their mark in the UEFA champions league for Wexford...

Three Laois women are taking to the world stage of the UEFA Champions League for their Wexford Youths side. Kylie Murphy, Orla Casey and Caimh...

Portarlington Superwomen, All-Ireland winners and Leinster finals – it’s all in our Top Stories...

NEWS Portarlington Superwoman  A Portarlington woman battling Motor Neurone Disease has been called a ‘Superwoman Fire spreads in Portlaoise WATCH as fire services arrive on the scene...

GAA and soccer – all of your local sports fixtures for this weekend

Here is this weekend's sports fixtures: FRIDAY, MAY 11 GAA Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Division 1 Round 5 Portlaoise V Abbeyleix St Lazarians 7.30pm Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Division...
The new fixtures for the hurling championships are here

GAA, soccer, rugby – all of your local sports fixtures for this weekend

With the weather picking up, so too, it seems is the volume of local sports fixtures. The soccer (in particular) and rugby clubs are coming...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

All of Sunday’s local sports results on another busy day

It was another busy day of local sport around Laois - and we'll bring you all the results as we get them right here. GAA Laois...

Stradbally group gearing up for Women’s Mini Marathon to raise money for charity

A group of walkers from Stradbally are gearing up to take part in the Women's Mini Marathon this summer. Stradbally native Kim McCormack set up...

SportsDirect confirms new Portlaoise store opening

SportsDirect.com has confirmed its new revamped Portlaoise store will open in March. It is anticipated that the refurbished store could create additional jobs there. The store...
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