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Here is a round up of the Laois Secondary Schools Track & Field Championship

Brought to you in association with Downey’s Autostop St Abban's Athletic Club was a busy spot last Wednesday, as 45 competitions, both track and field, went...

Curtain comes down on Laois Athletics Road Race series as Sweeney and Hunter take...

The sun was shining in Portarlington for the final event in this year's road series which was hosted by St Michael's Athletics Club on...

In Pictures: Great turnout at Good Friday run in Emo Court

While Good Friday as we have known it up to now has changed this year - with pubs allowed to open and serve drink...

Are you up for this premier 5k road run?

Do you think you have what it takes to run the fast-paced Streets of Kilkenny road run this Thursday, March 29 at 7pm? Over 450 have already...

In Pictures: Geoghegan and Sweeney the big winners in Laois Athletics senior road races

The Downey's Nissan Laois Senior Road Races took place in Fisherstown this morning in glorious weather as St Abban's dominated the men's event with...

In Pictures: Record number take part in Portlaoise 5k race

The Streets of Portlaoise 5k race saw a record number of 800 runners take part on St Patrick's Day. The annual 5k road race took...

What you need to know if you’re taking part in the Streets of Portlaoise...

Parades will be taking place all over the county on St Patrick's Day but the Streets of Portlaoise 5k run has also become a...

Laois athletes impress on final day of Leinster indoor action

The 2018 Leinster Athletics Indooor Season concluded yesterday in AIT, and some Laois athletes certainly kept the best wine until last. Sunday's programme comprised Hurdles,...

Mulhare and Geoghegan take top prizes in Laois intermediate road races

The second race in the Downeys Nissan/Laois Athletics championships and juvenile non championships races took place in Ballyfin on Sunday morning in perfect conditions. The...
The St John's 5km Fun Run

Full steam ahead for St John’s 5km Fun Run in Monasterevin

Plans are well in place for the fourth St John’s Fun Run. The event this year takes place on March 11 at 1pm in Monasterevin. In...
Barry Pender and Sarah Buggy claimed National Indoor titles

WATCH: Two national titles for Laois athletes at Indoor Championships

There was great success for two Laois athletes at the National Indoor Championships this weekend. The St Abban's duo of Barry Pender and Sarah Buggy...

In Pictures: Busy day of action as Laois indoor athletics finals take place

The Laois indoor athletics finals took place last weekend in Nenagh with a series of track and field events down for decision from U-8...
Athlone Institute of Technology will host the Laois Indoor Championships tomorrow

Countdown on to Laois Athletics County Indoor event

The countdown is on to Laois Athletics 2018 County Indoor Track and Field Championship, due to take place at the Nenagh Indoor Stadium this...

Mulhare leads the way on busy weekend for Laois athletics

Laois athletics enjoyed a great weekend - with a number of locals featuring strongly in the Leinster indoors in Athlone on Saturday and the...

New route confirmed as popular Streets of Portlaoise St Patrick’s Day race returns for...

One of the largest road races in the midlands is set to undergo a number of changes with news that the hugely popular Portlaoise...

Portlaoise Community Games holding meeting to seek volunteers

Portlaoise Community Games meeting is due to take place in the Parish Centre at 8pm tonight, Wednesday. This meeting has been called with a view...

Mulhare and Morrissey the winners as road race season gets underway

The 2018 Downey's Nissan/Laois Athletics road race series began on Sunday with the Novice championship races hosted in St Abban's AC and held in...
The Laois County mens team at the National Novice Cross Country - Jimmy McCormack

In Pictures: Laois athletes perform well in last Cross Country event of year

This year’s Irish National Novice and Juvenile uneven ages cross country championships took place in the WIT Sports Arena in Waterford on last Sunday. The...
Outstanding Official St Abban's Pat Kelly Irish Life Health National Athletics Awards 2017 at Crowne Plaza in Santry, Dublin

St Abban’s stalwart named Athletics Ireland Outstanding Official of the Year

If you've ever been to an athletics event in Laois, you will almost certainly have come across Pat Kelly. Kelly is Mr St Abban's and...

In Pictures: Curtain comes down on Laois Cross Country season

That's a wrap on another successful season for Cross Country. The 2017 Downey’s Nissan/ Laois Athletics Cross Country season came to a close on Sunday...

First senior titles for Lupton and Nolan as Laois cross country season ends on...

The 2017 Downey’s Nissan/ Laois Athletics Cross Country season came to a close on Sunday with what is the main event of the season,...

Kelly leads Laois athletes to bronze at national cross country finals

National glory and European selection were at stake at the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus in Dublin on Sunday for the Irish Life Health...

Gold for Laois man at British & Irish International Cross Country

A Laois man was crowned champion at the recent British & Irish International Cross Country championships. Congratulations to Martin McDonald, of Ballyroan Abbeyeix & District AC,...

Eight Talking Points on the weekend’s sporting action

This is the time of year when all sports are at important stages of their seasons and that is reflected in this week’s Talking...

Laois athletes show well at Leinster cross country

Adamstown in Wexford on Sunday was the destination for this year’s Leinster senior cross country championships, which meant that some of the finest athletes...

Glorious day in Emo Court as third round of Laois cross country season proves...

The third round of Downey's Nissan/Laois Athletics cross country racing for 2017 took place on Sunday in the picturesque surroundings of Emo Court. Included in...

Eight Talking Points from the weekend sporting action

This is the time of year when all sports are at important stages of their seasons and that is reflected in this week's Talking...

In Pictures: Busy day of cross country championships in Abbeyleix

All roads led to Abbeyleix last Sunday for the second day of cross country racing, at the 2017 Downey’s Nissan/Laois Athletics Intermediate Championships. As well...

Top standard at opening day of Laois Cross Country

The 2017 Downey’s Nissan Laois Athletics Cross Country season kicked off on Sunday, with the Laois Novice and Even ages championships taking place in...
Niamh McDonald will be hoping for Cross Country glory

We’re heading for October which means Cross Country season is upon us

On Sunday next, October 1, the Cross Country season commences in Laois, with the Downeys Nissan Novice Men and Women, and the even-ages for juveniles:...
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