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Sean Masterson with his brother Eoghan after Sean's first Ireland U-20 cap against France earlier this month

Ireland cap still the aim for Masterson as rugby eyes a return to action

Getting capped for Ireland is still the ambition for Portlaoise man Eoghan Masterson as he prepares for his sixth professional season with Connacht. Though this...

Laois GAA chairman on streaming games and financial implications of reduced crowds at matches

Laois GAA chairman Peter O'Neill says that Laois are exploring the possibility of live streaming championship matches later this month - but that having...

County Final Memory: Significant triumph for Spink in 1986

Spink 1-9 Rosenallis 1-8 1986 Laois JFC Final In the normal scheme of things, a Junior ‘B’ county final ranks well down the pecking order when...

Wearing the Blue and White: The Rosenallis hurlers who’ve played with Laois over the...

To represent your county is one of the greatest honours in the GAA - and it’s a big deal for clubs to see their...

Laois football boss could add to his panel after club championships

Laois senior football boss Mike Quirke says that it may be possible for him to add to his current Laois senior football panel if...

Winning streak continues as Laois trainer scores another victory

For the third time since horse racing resumed in Ireland after the Coronavirus shutdown, a Laois trainer was celebrating victory yesterday. Kieran Cotter's Inflection Point...

Laois athletics club call on artists to create mural for their clubhouse

Local athletics club St Abbans are calling on local artists to create a mural design for the wall of their clubhouse. The aim of the...

Draws made for Midlands Park Hotel Laois GAA juvenile hurling and football championships

The draws for the Laois GAA juvenile hurling and football championships were made in the Midlands Park Hotel last night. The draws were officiated by...

GAA outline protocol for clubs on how to deal with a case of Coronavrius

GAA clubs across the country and in Laois have recommenced full contact training in recent weeks. Challenge matches resumed from Monday and competitive action is...

WATCH: Class footage of one of Laois’s greatest ever defenders

This is class. After previously producing videos on Ross Munnelly and Beano McDonald - the very talented Kilkenny-based sports photographer Maurice Walsh is back with...

Laois hurler calls for GAA to change championship structures for this year

A Laois hurler has called on the GAA to change its stance on returning to competitive games this month. Rosenallis and Laois midfielder John Lennon...

Laois man steps down from role as Roscommon hurling manager

Roscommon GAA has announced that Ciarán Comerford has stepped down from his position as senior hurling team manager. The Laois man was in his final...

Laois ladies footballers learn championship opponents

The Laois ladies footballers will play Clare, Sligo and Kildare in the group stages of this year's All Ireland intermediate championship. The draw for senior,...

This day last year: Wild celebrations as Laois hurlers claim Joe McDonagh Cup glory

This day 12 months ago, Laois fans were in the midst of joyous celebrations. The Laois hurlers defeated Westmeath to claim the Joe McDonagh Cup...

Revised draws made for Leinster U-20 hurling, minor football and minor hurling championships

The draws for the revised Leinster U-20 hurling, minor football and hurling championships have been made this evening. Both of the minor teams could have...

‘Disappointed’ and ‘belittled’ – Laois minor ladies football player calls for Leinster championship to...

The vice-captain of the Laois Ladies minor football team has called for the Leinster championship to be reinstated. Timahoe Ladies footballer Sarah Larkin says that...

Remembering Portlaoise CBS’s All Ireland hurling triumph in 1998

Over the long history of the GAA, there have been few All Ireland hurling glories for Laois teams. Fewer still have been in Croke Park....

The full schedule of fixtures for the Laois hurlers and footballers for when action...

While plenty of the local attention has been on the return of the club GAA fixtures, there is still a significant season for our...

Success in the Curragh as Laois trainer claims thrilling win

This weekend would normally have been a huge occasion at the Curragh racecourse but given the times we are in the fact that racing...

Weekend Read: From catastrophe to a crowning glory and all the drama in between...

Following Liverpool's Premier League title success this week, we asked two local long-suffering Liverpool supporters to write a piece on what it meant to...

County Final Memory: St Joseph’s come of age as they achieve big breakthrough in...

St Joseph's 1-7 Timahoe 0-7 1973 Laois SFC Final If ever there was a success waiting to happen it was the St Joseph's footballers in 1973. Having...
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Laois GAA set out fixture schedule with competitive action set to get underway on...

Laois GAA have outlined in detail the schedule of adult club games in the county, which will get underway on Saturday, July 18. In a...

BREAKING: Draw made for revamped Leinster hurling championship and Leinster football semi finals

The draw has been made for the revamped Leinster Hurling championship that will take place in October and November later this year. After winning the...

CONFIRMED: GAA unveil revised inter-county schedule for remainder of 2020

The GAA have published their inter-county schedule for the remainder of the year. Now, the Laois footballers, Laois hurlers and Laois U-20 hurlers know when...

Laois man linked to vacant Carlow football manager post

Three men are believed to be in the running for the vacant Carlow senior football manager's job - and one of them is a...

Draw for revamped Leinster hurling championship to take place tonight

The draw for the revamped Leinster hurling championship will take place on the Six One RTE News this evening. Eddie Brennan's Laois senior hurlers were...

CONFIRMED: Laois GAA finalise fixtures and structure of football and hurling championships

Laois GAA have finalised the fixtures dates and the structures of the upcoming football and hurling club championships. A couple of ideas were outlined two...

Laois GAA to host football workshop on returning to action

The Laois senior football management will host a Football Workshop on Monday June 29 in LOETB Centre of Excellence, adjacent to MW Hire O'Moore...

Laois Hurling Memory: Our only senior All-Ireland title from 105 years ago

Laois 6-2 Cork 4-1  All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final 1915  One of the most famous All Ireland Hurling Finals in GAA history took place 105 years...

WATCH: Laois business owners on how the lack of GAA has dealt them a...

Three Laois business owners have opened up about how the absence of GAA since March due to Covid-19 has dealt them a huge financial...