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Camross U13 Champions

Laois U-13 ‘A’ HC: Peavoy’s rocket inches Camross past Ballinakill-Ballypickas in tense county final

Camross 3-4 Ballinakill-Ballypickas 1-7 Laois U-13 'A' Hurling Championship Final Both these teams were incredibly well matched but it was a key Charlie Peavoy goal in...
Crettyard-Spink U13

Laois U-13 ‘A’ FC: Brennans on fire as Crettyard-Spink battle past Ballyfin to claim...

Crettyard-Spink 2-11 Ballyfin 3-3 Laois U-13 'A' Football Championship Final  Reigning champions Ballyfin have been defeated by a brilliant showing from both Aaron and Michael Brennan...

Laois SFC ‘B’: Ballyfin hold on to edge past Arles-Killeen in hard-fought battle

Ballyfin 0-11 Arles-Killeen 1-7 Laois SFC 'B' Quarter Final Five points in a row midway through the second half were crucial as Ballyfin came from behind...
Clonad v Mountrath

Laois IHC: Goals win games as Clonad fire six past Mountrath to win by...

Clonad 6-24 Mountrath 0-17 Laois IHC Quarter-Final Dan McCormack was unstoppable at the edge of the square as Clonad eased into the Intermediate semi-finals with a...

Laois JHC ‘C’: McHugh nails injury-time winner as Ballyfin inch past Park-Ratheniska Timahoe

Ballyfin 1-11 Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe 0-13 Laois JHC 'C' Final JJ McHugh was the hero for Ballyfin in the Centre of Excellence this evening as he pinged over...
Ballyfin v Clough/Ballacolla

Laois JHC ‘C’: Ballyfin comfortably into Final as McHugh hits nine points in win...

Ballyfin 2-15 Clough-Ballacolla 0-5 Laois JHC 'C' Semi-Final Ballyfin cruised to a 16 point win over Clough-Ballacolla's fourth team in the Centre of Excellence to set...

Laois Ladies SFC: St Conleth’s sneak out win after surviving Ballyroan second half comeback

St. Conleth's 1-13 Ballyroan 1-11 Laois Ladies SFC Round 5 St Conleth's snuck over the line against Ballyroan this evening as both sides had large periods...

Laois IFC: Mountmellick impress in 11 point win over Ballyroan-Abbey to reach semi finals

Mountmellick 3-10 Ballyroan-Abbey 1-5 Intermediate Football Championship Quarter Final Mountmellick proved much the stronger side in the Centre of Excellence this evening as they cruised to...
Eva Galvin St Conleth's Referee Aisling Saunders Portlaoise

Laois Ladies SFC: Portlaoise find extra gear against the wind to comfortably dispatch St...

Portlaoise 2-16 St Conleth's 2-7 Ladies Senior Football Championship Round 3 A dominating team performance from Portlaoise saw them overpower St Conleth's and run out nine...

Laois IHC: Mountrath ease to 12 point win to secure quarter-final berth and send...

Mountrath 2-16 Borris-Kilcotton 1-7 Laois IHC Group B Round 3 Mountrath will play Clonad in the Intermediate Hurling Quarter-Finals as they coasted to a 12 point...
Clough/Ballacolla v Kyle

Powerful second half display sees Clough-Ballacolla past Kyle and into Junior B hurling final

Clough-Ballacolla 3-17 Kyle 1-10 Junior 'B' Hurling Championship Semi-Final Clough-Ballacolla are through to the Junior 'B' hurling final after an impressive 13 point win over Kyle...

Laois Premier IHC: Clonaslee St Manman’s begin 2023 championship with 14-point victory over Clough-Ballacolla

Clonaslee St Manman's 2-15 Clough-Ballacolla 0-7 Laois Premier IHC Group A Round 2 Last years beaten county finalists Clonaslee St Manman's got their championship season off...

Laois Premier IHC: Portlaoise brush Camross aside with impressive second half display

Portlaoise 0-25 Camross 2-12 Laois Premier IHC Group B Round 2 A sharper third quarter performance from Portlaoise was more than enough to pull away from...
Sarah Anne Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald raring to go as Laois ladies footballers prepare to begin 2023 in O’Moore...

The Laois ladies footballers will begin their 2023 campaign in O'Moore Park on Sunday at 2pm. Donie Brennan's charges will host Monaghan in the first...
Ross Bolger

Laois footballer trying to make it in American Football has become internet sensation

Killeshin and former Laois U-20 footballer, Ross Bolger, is trying to make it big in America as an American football kicker/punter with the help...
Laois hurlers Dan Shanahan

Dan Shanahan loving his new role in Laois as Kilkenny await in Walsh Cup

Dan Shanahan, the Waterford legend who is a coach/selector with the Laois senior hurlers this year, says there has been a great buzz in...
James Eaton Paul Lawlor LArry Keenan

Former Laois players and a Kildare county champion among Junior club football managers for...

Five Laois Junior 'A' football clubs have confirmed their managers for the 2023 season - and three of them are new. Emo legend Paul Lawlor...

Three Premier Intermediate clubs appoint new hurling managers for 2023

Recently relegated Ballinakill along with Portlaoise and Ballyfin will all have new managers at the helm for the incoming hurling season. Ballinakill have appointed Ballyfin...

Plenty of change ahead of 2023 Senior hurling season as four teams appoint new...

Just three clubs have retained the same manager for the incoming 2023 season as there is plenty of movement in the Laois senior hurling...

Portlaoise Panthers Women looking to reach National Cup Final for the first time since...

Portlaoise Panthers Ladies are vying to reach their fourth National Cup final on Saturday Janurary 7, a competition they have a proud tradition in. They...
Portlaoise CBS Senior Football Team

Portlaoise CBS defeated by Bunclody FCJ after tight South Leinster Semi-Final

Portlaoise CBS 0-12 Bunclody FCJ 2-9 School's South Leinster Senior 'B' Football Championship Semi Final  Portlaoise CBS's Leinster Football hopes were dashed in the Centre of...
Hurling General

Three Intermediate hurling clubs appoint high profile managers as attention turns to 2023 season

Three new managers will be at the helm in the intermediate hurling grade in 2023 with Colt-Shanahoe, Trumera and Mountrath all appointing high-profile bosses. Anthony...

Property Watch: A selection of homes available in Laois for around €230,000

On this week’s Property Watch we look at five homes currently for sale in Portlaoise, Mountmellick and Abbeyleix. Among the properties featuring this week are...

Abbeyleix and Mountmellick hurlers all set to hit the road for Leinster Quarter-Finals

Leinster Club IHC Quarter-Final – Bray Emmets (Wicklow) v Abbeyleix  In Echelon Park, Aughrim at 1:30pm Nearly six weeks on since Abbeyleix's convincing Premier Intermeidate county...

Exciting encounter anticipated as The Harps and Camross to battle for U-20 ‘A’ Hurling...

Laois U-20 'A' Hurling Final – The Harps v Camross In COE at 3.15pm This year's U-20 Hurling champions will be crowned by this evening as...
Rathdowney-Errill The Harps

Duggan the difference against Rathdowney-Errill as The Harps join Camross in the U-20 ‘A’...

Rathdowney/Errill 1-15 The Harps 2-16 Laois U-20 ‘A’ HC Semi-Final James Duggan hit 1-11, 1-5 coming from play, in an excepctional all-round display which was ultimately...

Historic moment for hockey as Laois secondary school record first league win

Dunamase College began their hockey journey almost five years ago now in 2018. The first group of students to play back then navigated the path...

In Pictures: Laois Screen Networking event and launch of the Laois Short Film Bursary...

The inaugural event for filmmakers, writers, producers, actors, and the variety of roles in screen production took place at the Dunamaise Arts Centre on...

Learning Hub launched as Laois secondary school hold first Open Night since the pandemic

Dunamase College hosted a very successful Open Evening recently as pupils and parents/guardians from the local primary schools got an in-person tour of the...

Portlaoise College student claims silver medal at the World Kickboxing Championship

Earlier this month, 3rd Year Portlaoise College student, Ugne Kleinaityte claimed a silver medal at the WKC World Kickboxing Championship. The tournament, which sees the...