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The Heath crowned Senior Mixed Rounders All-Ireland champions for a 5th time

The Heath 12-11 Limekiln All-Ireland Senior Mixer Rounders Final Sunday was a day to savour for The Heath senior mixed rounders team as they claimed their...

The Heath senior mixed rounders team gearing up for All-Ireland final

The Heath senior rounders mixed team are gearing up for a huge weekend as they bid to win the Senior mixed All-Ireland title. The team...

The Heath rounders teams prepare to take part in All-Ireland semi-finals this weekend

The Heath’s men’s and mixed rounders teams will go in search of a place in the All-Ireland finals this Saturday Final places are up for...

Emo’s Ava O’Connor talks athletics, representing Ireland, and life in the USA

Emo’s Ava O’Connor has been on cloud nine recently, having represented Ireland at senior level for the first time. Ava helped Ireland to the Division...

Double delight for Emo rounders as adult teams make a promising start

It has been quite a few months on the rounders scene in Laois with impressive starts to the adult championships from The Heath and...

Jamie Doyle – The Laois man who overcame the odds to represent Ireland in...

Everyone has a story to tell, some are happy, some are sad, some are successes, and a lot are failures but there is nothing...

The story of Omar Rasool – the Laois man who played cricket for Bulgaria!

After spending six and a half years in Bulgaria pursuing his career in medicine, Omar Rasool has returned home to Laois and is looking...
Laois Ladies Minor footballers

Delightful Donoghue leads the way as Laois minor Ladies make it three wins from...

Laois 3-11 Westmeath 0-15 Leinster Minor Ladies 'B' Championship Round 3 The Laois ladies minor footballers made it three wins from three with an impressive five...
Laois Ladies Minor footballers

Classy Donoghue leads the way as Laois Ladies minors making winning start to Leinster...

Laois 5-20 Wexford 1-5 Leinster Minor Ladies 'B' Championship Round 1 The Laois Ladies minor footballers opened up their championship campaign with an impressive victory over...

Emo Rounders set for 10th year with growing ambitions

Coming up on its tenth year, Emo rounders has become a stronghold name in underage rounders with many successes and has now evolved into...

The Laois man who is making a big impression in French rugby but still...

After living the dream for nine seasons, Eoghan Masterson’s successful career with Connacht came to an end at the end of the 21/22 season. Since...
Jessica Fressel Portlaoise Panthers

American Fressle on how Portlaoise Panthers welcomed her like family and they achieved greatness

Jessica Fressle has been one of the leading lights for Portlaoise Panthers this season helping the club to promotion into the Women’s Super League...
Peter Grogan Updated

Laois teenage soccer sensation Grogan’s stock continues to rise following first international goal

Starting soccer at the age of seven to scoring your first international goal in your second competitive appearance for your country reads like a...

As curtain falls on the Cross Country season, Kate reflects on remarkable period for...

As the curtain came down on the cross-country season recently, it capped off a memorable few months for the McDonald family on the athletics...
Football General

Lee leads the way as Clonaslee-St Manman’s beat The Heath

Clonaslee-St Manman's 2-7 The Heath 1-6 Laois U-20 ‘B’ FC Group B Round 2 14-man Clonaslee-St Manman's boosted their Laois U-20 'B' FC semi-final hopes after...

In Pictures: Remarkable achievement as Emo claim two All-Ireland Rounders titles in their first...

It takes a lot to win an All-Ireland final, it takes something greater to win two All-Ireland titles in your very first year in...
Emo Rounders

Emo Rounders reach All-Ireland finals in Intermediate men’s and Junior mixed competitions

What a weekend it was for Emo rounders securing their spot in two All-Ireland finals in the intermediate men’s competition and junior mixed competition,...
So Sad

SOSAD set to link up with Portlaoise GAA for ‘Walk For The Town’ fundraiser

This Friday, 26 August, Portlaoise GAA Club are hosting a huge fundraiser in association with SOSAD called “Walk For The Town” which will be...

Glory for The Heath Rounders as they clinch two more All-Ireland titles

What a Summer it has been for The Heath rounders as they claimed another two All-Ireland titles last weekend bringing their tally to five...

The Heath Rounders secure impressive U-15 Girls and Boys John West Feile Na Gael...

The Heath Rounders claimed two more All-Ireland titles by securing the U-15 Girls and Boys John West Feile Na Gael titles in Wexford last...
U-13 emo rounders winners

Emo Rounders claim U-13 boys All-Ireland title to add to U-14 wins

Emo rounders secured their third All-Ireland rounders title in a week after their U-14 mixed and boys teams were crowned Féile champions last weekend. The...
Emo and The Heath U14 All-Ireland Rounders

Emo and The Heath secure U-14 All-Ireland Rounders titles

All roads led to The Heath GAA grounds on Monday as the under 14 All-Ireland rounders finals were down for decision. Emo were looking to...

Double delight for The Heath as they secure Minor Rounders All-Ireland Titles

It was double delight for The Heath Rounders teams as they turned in two stunning displays to claim the Minor men and Minor Mixed...

The Heath U-13 girls rounders team crowned All-Ireland champions

The Heath U-13 girls’ rounders team were crowned All-Ireland champions following a faultless display in Longford on Saturday. In horrible conditions, the girls put in...

Laois Cricket club secure first Twenty20 cup since 1998

Laois Cricket team produced a stunning performance on Sunday to win their first Twenty20 cup title since 1998. The Laois side travelled to North Kildare...

Maryborough edge rivals Portlaoise Rovers in CCFL Shield final thriller

Maryborough 4 Portlaoise Rovers 3 CCFL Summer Shield Final Maryborough came out victorious in the CCFL Shield final against local rivals Portlaoise Rovers to seal their...

Portlaoise man features strongly in paracycling World Cup as Paralympic bid continues

Portlaoise man Gary O’Reilly produced two stunning displays in the last week to record two fourth place finishes in the UCI Para-Cycling World Cup...

Handball World Champion Paddy Donovan on 40 year career, greatest achievement and hopes for...

Handballer Paddy Donovan will go down as one of Laois’s most decorated sportsperson as his medal haul is simply incredible. A world champion, four-time world...

Strange times for Laois third level students as they adapt to online learning

In a college year like no other, the college life experience has dramatically changed because of the ongoing pandemic. Laois students all across the country...

LISTEN: Local musician releases second single

Portlaoise singer/songwriter Chris Conroy released his second single - 'Sink or Swim' - last Friday. Off the back of the success of his first single...