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Manager Quirke sees ‘largely positive’ aspects within new Laois team

Laois played their opening round of the O'Byrne Cup on Saturday afternoon where they came up short to rivals Offaly. Despite walking away with a...

Leinster changes may force Laois GAA to start club championship in April in 2021

Changes to the provincial club championship at Leinster level in 2020 may necessitate a change in the schedule Laois club championships in 2021. So says...

Wins for both Laois men’s rugby clubs as Christmas break approaches

Storm Atiyah brought heavy rain and driving winds across the country yesterday but two Laois rugby clubs battled that and their respective opponents to...

Two from two wins for Portlaoise Panthers in respective National League campaigns

Portlaoise Panthers 87 Limerick Celtics 65 Women's Division 1 National League  Just off the back of their National Cup quarter-final win, the Panther's women claimed yet...

Heartbreak for Eire Og as Ballybodan strike late to seal second Leinster title

There was late heartbreak for Carlow champions Eire Og this afternoon as Dublin side Ballyboden St Enda's struck very late to deny them a...

European silver medal for Mulhare’s Ireland at Cross Country Championships

Mary Mulhare's Ireland have claimed a silver medal at the European Cross Country Championship in Portugal this afternoon. The Portlaoise native was part of the...
Portlaoise AFC are now just one win away from claiming the title

Bad weather hits local soccer as just a handful of games played

Storm Atiyah made its presence felt on the Atlantic Coast of Ireland today and it also swept in a number of heavy showers our...

Laois County Council hit Laois GAA with rates over use of MW Hire O’Moore...

Laois County Council have hit Laois GAA with a bill of €18,000 in commercial rates. Up to now, Laois GAA had never paid rates but...

St Brigid’s crowned minor camogie champions after eight-point triumph over Camross

St Brigid’s 0-14 Camross 1-3 Laois Minor Camogie Final St Brigid's were crowned Laois Minor Camogie Champions after an eight-point victory over Camross at the LOETB...

Seven talking points as Laois fall short to Offaly in opening game of O’Byrne...

Laois took on Offaly in McCann Park this afternoon in Round 1 of the O'Byrne Cup. Mike Quirke's men fell at the last hurdle as...

Experimental Laois lose out to Offaly in O’Byrne Cup opener

Laois 2-12 Offaly 1-17 Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup Round 1  The Mike Quirke era of football in Laois got off to a losing start as...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Laois take on Offaly in the O’Byrne...

Laois take on Offaly in Round 1 O'Byrne Cup in McCann Park, Portarlington at 2pm. During the week, Laois manager Mike Quirke confirmed that Donie...

Laois boss looking to blood new faces as O’Byrne Cup gets underway

The 2020 season will get underway 24 days before the year actually begins as the O'Byrne Cup gets underway this afternoon. The Laois footballers face...

Courtwood-Emo crowned U-20 football champions following extra time win over Portarlington

Courtwood-Emo 1-15 Portarlington 0-16 (AET) Laois Shopping Centre U-20 'A' Football Championship  Courtwood-Emo are the final winners of a championship in Laois for 2020 as they...
We're live in Stradbally for the meeting of Westmeath and Laois in the O'Byrne Cup

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Courtwood-Emo and Portarlington clash in the U-20...

Portarlington take on Courtwood-Emo in the U-20 Championship final in Stradbally tonight at 7:45pm. Following on from strong performances from both sides in their semi-finals,...

Solution found as Athy Rugby Club saved from closure

Athy Rugby Club - who have had countless Laois players and members over their long history - have secured public liability insurance after a...

Mountrath hold off Naas to advance to Leinster ‘B’ schools semi-final

Mountrath CS 2-15 Naas CBS 2-13 Leinster B Senior Hurling quarter-final  Mountrath CS shook off Naas CBS this afternoon in an entertaining yet heated game. Both sides...

Women in Sport: Portlaoise, Irish and European Golf ace Mary Doyle

Brought to you in association with Joe Mallon Motors, Portlaoise. This week's addition to our Women in Sports segment is golf ace Mary Doyle. Mary has...

League of Ireland looking for Laois players to take on Women’s National League trials...

Laois players are being encouraged to go along to the Women's National League trials tonight and if you think you have what it takes...

Previewing tonight’s U-20 football final between Courtwood-Emo and Portarlington

Portarlington take on Courtwood-Emo in the U-20 Championship final in Stradbally tonight at 7:45pm. Following on from strong performances from both sides in their semi-finals,...

Long serving Laois stalwarts Munnelly, Timmons and Begley back for another season

Ross Munnelly, Mark Timmons and Colm Begley will don the Laois jersey for the footballers in 2020 once again. New Laois manager Mike Quirke confirmed...

Plenty of new faces as Laois football team named for O’Byrne Cup opener

New Laois football manager Mike Quirke has named five debutants in the Laois team to face Offaly in the opening round of the O'Byrne...

In Pictures: Laois GAA 5th/6th class Town League a great success

Over the past months 5th/6th students from Portlaoise and surrounding areas have taken part in the town league. The competition which is in its third...

Laois secretary hits out at ‘physical and online’ abuse of officials and referees

Laois GAA County Secretary Niall Handy has hit out at the amount of abuse - physical, verbal and online - in his end of...

Kingston brothers opt out of Laois football panel for 2020

The Laois senior footballers will begin life under Mike Quirke on Saturday with Round 1 of the O'Byrne Cup against Offaly - but two...

Laois hurlers Walsh Cup Round 1 clash with Dublin POSTPONED

The Laois hurlers Walsh Cup adventure has been delayed by a week as their Round 1 clash with Dublin has been postponed. Laois GAA released...

Penalty shoot-outs coming to Laois following Croke Park directive

Penalty shoot-out drama could be coming to Laois in 2020 following a Croke Park directive. Laois GAA had decided that they would not have penalty...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

All the latest CCFL Fixtures as season approaches Christmas break

There are just a couple of weekend's of soccer action left before the Christmas break. FRIDAY DECEMBER 6 Kick off at 8pm unless stated Combined Counties Shield...

Portlaoise CBS hold off local rivals to claim Midlands U-19 ‘A’ basketball title

Portlaoise CBS 54 Colaiste Iosagain 52 Midlands 'A' Senior Schools Basketball Final Yesterday saw Portlaoise CBS and Colaíste Íosogaín of Portarlington go head to head in...

No contest for Laois GAA chairman but Leavy doesn’t rule out future bid

Peter O'Neill will be re-elected unopposed as chairman of Laois GAA at next week's convention - following the decision of Kieran Leavy to withdraw...
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