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Portarlington on the lookout for a new boss after three-in-row winning manager steps down

Portarlington GAA club are on the lookout for a new senior football manager following the decision of Martin Murphy to step down after four...

In Pictures: Night of style and celebration as Laois ladies footballers are presented with...

It was a busy weekend for the Laois ladies footballers - who had reason to celebrate on both Friday and Saturday night in acknowledgement...
Tommy Fitzgerald

Laois man Fitzgerald helps guide St Thomas’s to fifth straight Galway hurling success

St Thomas's claimed the Galway Senior hurling title for the fifth straight year on Sunday - and a Laois man was heavily involved. Former Laois...
Peter Grogan Bohemians

Laois teenage soccer player named U-17 Player of the Year for Bohemians

The League of Ireland season concluded earlier this month and will resume again next Spring. Laois have been well represented in throughout both the men's...
Portarlington Rugby

Laois Rugby Roundup: A mixed day on the road for Portarlington and Portlaoise

Laois Rugby Roundup Leinster League Division 2B Birr 19 Portarlington 22 (Riverside, Birr) Portarlington produced three tries in a dominant second-half display to come away with a...
St Aengus Soccer

CCFL Soccer Roundup: Laois teams go well in the cups while Portlaoise win in...

CCFL Soccer Roundup: Laois teams go well in the cups while Portlaoise get back on track in Division 1 As winter draws near, the cups...
Football General

Kelly hits 3-5 as Crettyard-Spink book place in U-20 ‘B’ football final

Crettyard-Spink 4-9 Clonaslee St Manman's 2-7 Laois U-20 FC 'B' Semi Final Jonah Kelly was a man in form today as he led Crettyard-Spink to victory...

Na Fianna Óg survive Rosenallis scare to return to Laois U-20 ‘B’ football final

Na Fianna Óg 1-13 Rosenallis 1-10 Laois U-20 'B' Football Championship Semi-final   The defending U-20 'B' football champions, Na Fianna Óg, today took one step closer...
Football General

U-20 ‘B’ football championship final places up for grabs with semi-finals down for decision

There are now only three Laois GAA club games left to be played in the 2022 season. Following the U-20 'A' final on Friday evening,...

Panthers ladies remain only unbeaten team in the country after win in Carlow

Portlaoise Panthers 82 SETU Carlow 53  Women's National League Division 1 The Portlaoise Panthers women's team are now the only unbeaten team in the country following...

Ballyroan-Abbey putting the building blocks in place for senior success

There’s no guarantee that underage success will translate to senior level but the young footballers and of Ballyroan-Abbey and their mentors are really putting...
Towerhill Rovers CCFL Division 1

‘Problem after problem’ results in a Laois soccer club withdrawing for 2022/2023 season

Those following the CCFL will have noticed that illustrious Portlaoise club, Towerhill Rovers, have been out of action for over a month. The sad...
Ballyroan-Abbey U-20 football winners 2022

Brilliant Ballyroan-Abbey too strong for Courtwood-Emo to claim back-to-back U-20 titles

Ballyroan-Abbey 3-13 Courtwood-Emo 1-8 Laois U-20 Football Championship Final  Ballyroan-Abbey's underage dominance continued in the Centre of Excellence tonight as they defeated Courtwood-Emo in the U-20...
Live Blog - Laois u-20 Final

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action from the Laois U-20 football championship final

The Centre of Excellence is the place to be tonight as the Laois U-20 football championship final is down for decision. Ballyroan-Abbey are hoping to...
Knockbeg College Senior Footballers new

Knockbeg hold on to see off Ard Scoil Athy as both teams advance to...

Knockbeg College 0-10 Ard Scoil na Trionoide Athy 1-6 Leinster School's Senior 'A' Football Championship Round 2 Knockbeg edged out Ard Scoil na Trionoide in Athy...
Martin McDonald and Dick Mullins

Laois athletes excel on the international stage as Master Cross Country

Two Laois stalwart Masters Cross Country runners produced medal winning performances in the British and Irish Masters recently. Martin McDonald and Dick Mullins were in...
Emily Corbet Women's League of Ireland Player of the Year

Laois striker named Women’s League of Ireland Player of the Year for 2022

An incredible season for a Laois teenager was capped off in fine style last night at the Women's League of Ireland Awards. Clonaslee's Emily Corbet...
Sean Greene and Conaire GEE Laois U-20 Final

Exciting encounter anticipated as Ballyroan-Abbey and Courtwood-Emo to clash in U-20 final

Ballyroan-Abbey v Courtwood-Emo  U-20 Football Championship Final in Centre of Excellence at 7.30pm The penultimate piece of silverware for 2022 will be handed out tonight as...
O'Moore Park

Children ‘running wild’ in O’Moore Park may lead Laois GAA to review admissions policy

Laois GAA may have to review their admissions policy to O'Moore Park unless parents take greater responsibility for their children. So says current Laois GAA...

County Final Memory: When Courtwood-Emo won the U-21 championship twice in the same year

This Friday evening in the Laois GAA Centre of Excellence, Ballyroan-Abbey will put their Laois U-20 football title on the line when they take...

In Pictures: Great success for Laois athletes at All-Ireland Cross Country Championships

The National Cross Country Championships took place in the idyllic setting of Rosapena Golf Course, Donegal on Sunday November 20. Many athletes, coaches and parents...

Laois GAA report surplus of over €370,000 in latest annual accounts

Laois GAA have reported a surplus of €376,037 in their annual accounts that will be presented to the clubs of the county at convention...
Martin Byrne Laois GAA

Top Laois GAA administrator stepping down from his role after 13 years

One of Laois GAA’s longest-serving administrators and a key man on the top table is stepping down from his position after 13 years.  Treasurer Martin...
Park-Ratheniska Timahoe U-20 B Hurling Champions

WATCH: All the drama as the U-20 ‘B’ hurling final is decided by penalty...

There was serious drama in the Centre of Excellence on Saturday evening as the U-20 'B' hurling championship was decided. Park-Ratheniska-Timahoe and Na Fianna engaged...
Portlaoise RFC

A tough week for Laois rugby as Portlaoise men’s seniors and PortDara Falcons both...

Portlaoise 8 Newbridge 17  Leinster League Division 2A Portlaoise men’s seniors fell to a sixth consecutive defeat on Thursday night, losing at home to Newbridge. A Jack...
Laois GAA new jersey launch

New look Laois GAA jersey for 2023 season with new sponsor revealed

Laois GAA have a new look and their county grounds have a new name following the signing of the biggest deal yet with local...
GAA General

All the latest Laois GAA fixtures as the season nears a conclusion

The elimination of all Laois teams from Leinster action means that there are just four games left to be played this year. There are two...
Portlaoise RFC U14 U15 and U18

Victories for Portlaoise RFC U-15s, U-18s and U-14 girls in latest Leinster action

Portlaoise 44 North Meath 5 Leinster U-18 Rugby League  After a nervous opening 20 minutes for Portlaoise it was Dara Phelan who took leadership and got...
Heywood North Leinster Junior B champions

Clinical Quinn leads the way as Heywood defeat Mountrath for North Leinster Junior ‘B’...

Heywood 1-21 Mountrath 2-12 North Leinster Junior 'B' Hurling Championship Final Eli Quinn was in inspired form as Heywood defeated Mountrath to claim the North Leinster...

Laois men appointed managers of senior clubs in Kildare and Wicklow

Two recent club football managers in Laois have been appointed to roles outside the county for the 2023 season. Eddie Kinsella, who was over both...