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In Pictures: Medals galore as St Abban’s athletes excel at AAI Games in Tullamore

St Abban’s AC had a fine selection of athletes competing over the weekend in the AAI Games. Usually the event takes place in Santry but...
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In Pictures: Success for Laois athletes at All-Ireland Juvenile and National Junior and U-23...

The All-Ireland Juvenile Grade B T&F took place in a baking Tullamore Harriers Stadium on Saturday July 16. Athletes from St Abban's, Ballyroan Abbeyleix, Emo...

Laois athletics club set to host summer road race with cash prizes up for...

A Laois athletics club is set to host a summer road race where there will be cash prizes available for the winners. Ballyroan, Abbeyleix and...
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Fine performance from Laois athlete at European U-18 Athletics Championship

A Laois teenager put in a fine performance at the European U-18 Athletics Championships in Israel yesterday. Jack Fenlon, who hails from Courtwood, competed in...
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In Pictures: Laois athletes excel at National Juvenile athletics championships

There was huge success for Laois athletes at the National Juvenile Athletics Championships in Tullamore. Cillin Hoey won the National outdoor title in the Boys...

In Pictures: Huge success for Laois athletes at National Track and Field Championships

Santry stadium played host to the 150th National Senior Track and Field Championships over the weekend with a plethora of St Abban’s athletes to...

In Pictures: Further success for Laois athletes at Leinster Juvenile Championships

Athletes from Ballyroan, Abbeyleix and District, Emo-Rath, St Michael's and Oughaval AC were out in force at the Leinster Juvenile Track and Field Championships. St....
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Laois athlete selected to represent Ireland at European U-18 championships in July

The European U-18 athletics Championships will take place next month - and Laois will be well represented. Jack Fenlon has been selected as part of...
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In Pictures: Huge success for Laois athletes at Leinster Juvenile Championships

There was huge success for a range of Laois athletes at the Leinster Juvenile Championships over the weekend. The Leinster U-14 to U-19 Championships were...
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Huge success for Laois athletes at All-Ireland School’s Track and Field Finals

There was huge success for a number of Laois athletes at the All-Ireland School's Track and Field Finals on Saturday. The showpiece of the school's...
Laois students at Leinster Schools Championships

Laois athletes set to be in contention for medals All-Ireland School’s athletics championships this...

The showpiece of the school's athletics calendar will take place in Tullamore on Saturday and a host of Laois youngsters will be vying for...
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Laois students set for All-Ireland School’s Athletics Championships following Leinster success

Laois will be strongly represented at the All-Ireland School's Athletics Championships in Tullamore next month. This is after a number of them put in some...
Jack Fenlon, Maisy O Sullivan, Cheryl Nolan and Brian Kelly who competed in Belfast Irish Milers Club

In Pictures: Success for Laois athletes at Belfast Track and Field meet

The Track and Field season burst into action in a sun drenched Mary Peter’s Track in Belfast on Saturday May 14. With many St Abban's...

Success for Laois athletes at Day 2 of Laois Schools Track and Field Championships

The South Leinster Secondary Schools Track and Field continued on Wednesday May 11, with Day 2 featuring the Intermediate and Senior age-groups. The standard is...
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In Pictures: St Abban’s 25th Annual Open Sports day a huge success

The Bank Holiday Monday in May saw the return of the St Abban’s AC Open Sports, with a festival of athletics on show in...

In Pictures: Success for Laois athletes at recent Leinster Novice Road Races

Cian Kelly was the star of the show at the Leinster Novice Road Race held in Gowran recently. The course followed the traditional route with...

In Pictures: Knockbeg College and Colaiste Iosagáin lead the way after Day 1 of...

The South Leinster Secondary Schools Track and Field returned to action in glorious sunshine to the Carlow IT Sports Complex on Thursday last. Schools from...
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In Pictures: 47th Student Games a huge success for Laois athletics club

There was a fantastic buzz around the track in St Abban's on Good Friday evening with the return of the Student Games. Approximately 300 students...
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Success for Laois athletes at Intervarsities Track and Field Championships

St Abban’s athletes were spread among a variety of different colleges as they competed in the University Track and Field Championships held in IT...

Downey and Warjak lead the way at Laois Schools Track and Field Championships

On a blustery and sometimes wet day, Laois Secondary Schools athletes had a fine days competition on the new Carlow IT South Campus. Sprints, Middle...
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Vicarstown junior parkrun returns this Sunday with a ten-minute challenge for girls

Vicarstown junior parkrun is back up and running again, after the Covid pandemic break. Junior parkrun is a weekly timed 2k run, and there are about...

In Pictures: Success for Laois athletes at Leinster Junior, Senior and Master Indoor Championships

The Leinster Junior, Senior and Master Indoor Championships took place on Saturday March 26 at the Indoor Arena in Athlone. Among a number of fine...

In Pictures: Laois athletes excel at All-Ireland Juvenile Indoor Championships

A number of Laois athletes excelled over the weekend at the All-Ireland Juvenile Indoor Championships. The competition was held over two days in the Technological...
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In Pictures: Personal bests and championship medals as St Abban’s excel

The National Junior and U-23 Championships were held on Sunday 13 in the Technological University of the Shannon, Athlone. With several of the St Abban's...

In Pictures: Medals galore as Laois athletes excel at National Senior Championships

Training partners Ruby Millet and Saragh Buggy were the stars of the lateral jumps at the National Senior Championships where their class really shone...
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Laois athletes impress at the AAI Games as they prepare for National Championships

Last weekend saw the St Abban's Senior athletes in action at the AAI Indoor Games in Abbotstown. With National Senior Championships taking place in two...
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In Pictures: Great day for Laois Athletes as curtain comes down on 2021-22 cross...

Castlelyons, Fermoy was the venue for the final event of the cross country season, as the local St Nicholas AC hosted the National Masters,...
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In Pictures: Laois athletes excel at Leinster Juvenile Championships

The Technological University of the Shannon, previously Athlone IT was the destination for the Lenister Juvenile Day 1 and 2 Indoor Championships. After a very...
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Laois athlete leaps to a new personal best for Team Ireland in Glasgow

Ruby Millet displayed her class across a number of events at last week’s Indoor University Championships when she took gold in the Combined Events. At...
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Laois athletes advance as massive turnout at South Leinster Schools Cross Country

The South Leinster Secondary Schools Cross Country took place this week in Carlow - with a massive field of of almost 1,300 runners competing...