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Portlaoise Panthers

Portlaoise Panthers basketball club receive Texaco support for sport funding

Portlaoise Panthers basketball club, county winners in the recent Texaco Support for Sport initiative, has been presented with a cheque for €5,000. This money will...
Knockbeg College Colaiste Iosagain Basketball All-Ireland

All-Ireland basketball glory for two Laois schools following national finals

Two Laois schools are celebrating this week after claiming All-Ireland Basketball glory at the National Stadium in Tallaght. Knockbeg College were victorious in the First...
Knockbeg College First Year Basketball (5)

Knockbeg College First Year basketballers reach All-Ireland final

Knockbeg College First Years have an All-Ireland basketball final to look forward to following two stunning performances on Monday. The lads were in the National...
Portlaoise Panthers finals

In Pictures: Unprecedented success for Portlaoise Panthers at Midlands Basketball finals

The Midlands Basketball juvenile finals took place over the weekend and Portlaoise Panthers enjoyed incredible success. Eight of their boys teams made it to semi...
Midlands Masters

In Pictures: Wild celebrations as Midlands Masters win first ever Over 40’s Women’s Cup

Midlands Master 50 Glanmire 47 Masters Over 40’s Women’s National Cup final Midlands Masters won the first ever InsureMyHouse.ie Masters Over 40’s Women’s National Cup. There was...
Mens Midland Team 2022

Midland Masters Men and Women all set for National basketball Cup finals

The finals of the Inaugural Masters National Basketball Cup take place in the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght this weekend. After a two year hiatus...
Scoil Chriost Ri Basketball

Basketball history for Scoil Chriost Ri girls as Portlaoise school deliver once again

Scoil Chriost Ri Portlaoise 1st and 2nd Year 'A' basketballers played their part in the school’s proud sporting history this week. Their victories in their...
James Gormley

Laois man called up to Ireland Basketball squad ahead of EuroBasket 2025 Pre-Qualifiers

A Laois man has been called up to the Ireland senior men's basketball squad ahead of two very important fixtures. Mountmellick native James Gormley has...
Scoil Chriost Ri U-16 basketball

Heartbreak for Scoil Chriost Ri in All-Ireland U-16 basketball semi final

Scoil Chriost Ri 44 Regina Mundi (Cork) 48  All-Ireland U-16 'A' Schools Basketball semi final   There was heartbreak for Scoil Chriost Ri in the National Arena...
Claire Melia Panthers

MVP for former Portlaoise Panthers player as UCC Glanmire claim Paudie O’Connor Cup

A former Portlaoise Panthers player was to the fore as The Address UCC Glanmire claimed their eighth InsureMyHouse.ie Paudie O’Connor Cup title at the...
Portlaoise Panthers U-20s

Defeat for Portlaoise Panthers as accurate Waterford Wildcats claim U-20 National Cup glory

Portlaoise Panthers 51 Waterford Wildcats 67 National Cup U-20 Final  Portlaoise Panthers' dreams of completing an U-18 and U-20 National Cup double were dashed by Waterford...
Portlaoise Panthers U-20s

PROFILED: The Portlaoise Panthers players vying for U-20 National Cup glory

The showpiece event of the Irish basketball scene takes place this weekend and there will be huge Laois involvement. From today, clubs from across the...
Portlaoise Panthers

Fleming leads the way as Portlaoise Panthers book place in All Ireland U-20 final

Portlaoise Panthers 49 Singleton Supervalu Brunell 37 U-20 Women’s National Cup Semi-final Portlaoise Panthers beat Singleton Supervalu Brunell 47-39 in the U-20 Women’s National Cup semi-finals,...
Clonaslee College U-19 'A' Basketball

U-19 ‘A’ Regional basketball glory for courageous Clonaslee College

Martina Lydon, Tara Staunton and Noreen Sweeny’s superb Clonaslee College squad were crowned U-19 ‘A’ champions recently in the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght. This is...

Huge weekend ahead for Portlaoise Panthers with three home fixtures on the horizon

There is massive weekend of National League Basketball ahead in St Mary's Hall in Portlaoise. Portlaoise Panthers Men's and Women's teams are set to play...
Mick Thompson Portlaoise Panthers

Portlaoise Panthers head coach excited for campaign ahead as new season commences

After an 18-month absence, the National Basketball League finally returns today. Portlaoise Panthers have men's and women's teams in Division 1 of the respective leagues. They...
Nelson Larkins

Meet Portlaoise Panthers’ newest recruit as preparations for new season continue

After almost two years of shut down, the Basketball Ireland National League is set to get underway this weekend. Portlaoise Panthers are in Division 1...

Laois basketball player secures scholarship to study and play in the USA

A Laois basketball player is set to trade Portlaoise for Maine in the USA. James Phelan, of Portlaoise Panthers, has secured a scholarship to Hyde...
James Gormley

Laois basketballer in the mix for Irish senior squad ahead of European Championships

A young Laois basketball player is in with a chance of representing the Ireland senior team at this year's  European Championships which will be...

Four Portlaoise Panthers included as Ireland squad finalised for U-20 Women’s Basketball European Challengers

Ireland U-20 women’s head coach Martin Conroy has announced his final roster of 12 players as they prepare to face Europe’s elite at the...

Five Laois women selected on Ireland U-20 basketball squad for European Challenge

Ireland U-20's women’s head coach Martin Conroy has named his 18-person squad for the FIBA European Challenge 2021 - and five Portlaoise Panthers players...

Know Your Sport – Laois basketball club launch quiz fundraiser to test your sporting...

A Laois basketball club have launched a quiz fundraiser aimed at testing your sporting knowledge. Portlaoise Panthers Basketball Club have introduced 'Know Your Sport' -...

Portlaoise Panthers appoint new men’s coach ahead of next season

Portlaoise Panther's Men's team have a new head coach ahead of the 2021/2022 season. Dubliner Mick Thompson will be prowling the sidelines whenever action is...

Making the case for an all-inclusive facility for Portlaoise Panthers basketball club

Portlaoise Panthers basketball club wish to see an all-inclusive facility constructed in Laois which, they say would benefit the entire county. At present, the club...

In Pictures: Basketball Ireland awards for Portlaoise Panthers and Scoil Chríost Rí

The awards just keep coming for the Portlaoise Panthers basketball club and Scoil Chríost Rí as they won six awards at the Basketball Ireland...

Portlaoise Panthers Head Coach gets big role with Basketball Ireland

The Head Coach of two Portlaoise Panthers teams has been appointed as the new Basketball Development Officer for the Mid-West region by Limerick Institute...

Pat Critchley, Ciara Byrne, Gillian Wheeler, Jack Dooley and Portlaoise Panthers honoured at Basketball...

Pat Critchley, Ciara Byrne, Jack Dooley, Gillian Wheeler and Portlaoise Panthers are tasting more success this morning. The Basketball Ireland Annual Awards and President’s Lifetime...

Scoil Chriost Rí 1st and 2nd year basketballers do the double

The incredible season for Scoil Chriost Ri basketballers continues when their 1st and 2nd Year A teams won the Regional Championship Double at the...

Huge success for two Midland Masters Basketball teams

The Women’s and Men’s Midland Masters Basketball teams both headed to Kilkenny last weekend to compete in the opening tournament of the masters season. The...

End of the road for Panthers, today’s local GAA results and big result in...

Portlaoise Panthers hopes of doing a league and cup double were dashed today when they were beaten by Trinity Meteors in the semi-final of...