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Laois footballers learn their fate as first draws for new Tailteann Cup made

The draw for the Preliminary Round and Round 1 of the brand new Tailteann Cup have been made. 17 teams take part in the competition...
Laois Celtic Challenge team new

Celtic Challenge final ahead for Laois hurlers following fine win over Roscommon

Laois 3-20 Roscommon 0-14  Corn William Robinson Celtic Challenge Semi Final Laois kept up their fantastic form in the minor hurling grade with an impressive win...

PROFILED: Meet the 34 Laois hurlers hoping to bring Leinster minor glory home on...

The Laois minor hurlers will go in search of their first Leinster title since the 1960s at home to Offaly tomorrow night. The game was...
Cheddar Plunkett

Injuries mount up as Cheddar turns focus to relegation decider with Westmeath

Cha Dwyer and Mark Dowling are the latest Laois hurlers to be added to a lengthy injury list - and likely to miss next...
Clonad Leinster Senior League Winners

Cormack and McCormack to the fore as Clonad claim Leinster hurling league glory

Clonad 6-13 St Laurence’s (Kildare) 2-10 Leinster Hurling League Division 5 League final Clonad collected their first piece of silverware in nine years as they...
Laois hurlers

Galway on top to see off brave Laois effort

Galway 2-37 Laois 0-21 Leinster SHC Round 4 The Laois hurlers went down to their fourth successive defeat in the Leinster championship this evening as Galway...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as the Laois hurlers take on Galway in...

After a two-week break, the Laois senior hurlers are back in action this evening when they welcome Galway to O’Moore Park in the latest...
Laois hurlers

Galway come to town as resilient Laois hurlers go again

Leinster SHC - Laois v Galway In O'Moore Park at 5pm After a two-week break, the Laois senior hurlers are back in action this evening when...
Laois footballers

Four simple ways the GAA could help make the Tailteann Cup a success

The draw for the first ever Tailteann Cup will be made on Monday on RTE’s Morning Ireland programme with the Laois footballers among the...
Hurling general

All square as neighbours Trumera and Colt-Shanahoe finish level

Trumera 1-14 Colt-Shanahoe 1-14 ACHL Division 2 Neigbours Trumera and Colt-Shanahoe met for the first time in a competitive game this evening in ACHL Division 2...

O’Flaherty on form as St Joseph’s see off Ballyroan-Abbey to claim top four Division...

Ballyroan-Abbey 1-11 St. Joseph’s 1-17 ACFL Division 1A Round 7 St Joseph’s secured their place in the top four of Division 1A with a huge win...
The Heath General

Points scored required to decide final Division 1B places as four teams deadlocked after...

The calculators were out across the county tonight as the top four and bottom four places in Division 1B were decided. Stradbally were already guaranteed...
Scoil Chriost Ri U-14 Leinster winners

Captain Cahill and classy Keane lead the way as Scoil Chriost Ri claim Leinster...

Scoil Chriost Ri 4-11 Moate CS 2-7 Leinster Ladies School's U-14 'A' Football Championship Final  Scoil Chriost Ri were crowned Leinster U-14 'A' champions following a...
Derek McGrath

‘Derek is there every single night … the boys love him. His hurling and...

To the outside hurling world, one of the more unusual partnerships is Derek McGrath's involvement with the Laois minor hurlers. The former Waterford senior manager...
Ballyroan-Abbey Portarlington General Rioghan Murphy Davin McEvoy

Explained: The state of play ahead of the final round of games in ACFL...

After a hectic and entertaining spell of seven games in eight weeks, the first phase of the top two divisions of the Laois club...
Laois minor hurlers

‘A mighty sound gesture’ – Buff Egan set to be looked after at Leinster...

Buff Egan's love affair with Laois hurling looks set to grow after the lads at Laois Gaels reached out to him on Twitter last...

All square in Division 2 as Park-Ratheniska and Ballyfin plus Timahoe and Crettyard play...

Park-Ratheniska 0-11 Ballyfin 0-11  ACFL Division 2 Round 6  A last gasp Sean Moore free salvaged a draw for Ballyfin following a tight encounter with Park-Ratheniska...
St Fergal's Rathdowney Leinster Junior Hurling Champions

Heroic Hogan and classy Coss lead the way as St Fergal’s produce remarkable comeback...

St Fergal's Rathdowney 0-20 Boyne Community School (Meath) 2-13 Leinster School's U-16 'C' Hurling Championship Final  St Fergal's Rathdowney were crowned Leinster U-16 'C' hurling champions...
Eoghan Cuddy Laois minor hurling captain

Time the key for Captain Cuddy as his troops prepare for Leinster minor hurling...

Ten months ago, the Laois minor hurlers were knocked out of the Leinster minor hurling championship by Kildare. It was a humbling experience for all...
Hurling general

Borris-Kilcotton into Leinster League final after narrow win over Dublin side Faughs

Borris-Kilcotton 2-17 Faughs (Dublin) 0-22 Leinster Hurling League Division 1 semi-final Two first-half goals from Emmet Jones and a tally of eight points from Stephen Dunphy...

Johnson double sees Laois minor footballers come from behind to beat Carlow

Laois 4-7 Carlow 1-12 Leinster MFC - Seamus Heaney Cup Two late goals from half time sub Eoin Johnson helped the Laois minor footballers to a...
Matthew Byron

Injury blow for Laois footballers as goalkeeper faces spell on the sidelines

The Laois footballers have been dealt a fresh injury blow with the news that goalkeeper Matthew Byron has suffered a hand injury and is...
Football general

All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures as county senior and minor hurling teams...

It’s another busy week of action on the Laois GAA club scene with games across the county in both codes and at adult and...

Second Laois GAA €130 Draw as €31,500 in prize money is given out

The second Laois GAA County Board draw took place on Friday evening with the top prize of €10,000 being won by Gordan Fogarty from...
Laois minor hurlers

Home advantage for Laois minor hurlers as they go in search of first Leinster...

The Laois minor hurlers will have home advantage for their Leinster final clash with Offaly. The coin toss went Laois's way this afternoon and they...
Laois footballers

Explained: How the new Tailteann Cup – and the Laois footballers – are shaping...

It's very much unknown territory for all counties involved but the new Tailteann Cup football competition for Division 3 and 4 teams will get...

Lifting Laois – new Setanta programme for young Laois hurlers to begin this week

Laois hurling has experienced wild swings in emotions in recent weeks. From massive defeats to Kilkenny and Wexford in the Leinster senior championship, to stirring...
Hurling general

Clough-Ballacolla and Castletown draw in thriller as Camross move top of Division 1A of...

Clough-Ballacolla 2-16 Castletown 2-16 ACHL Division 1A Round 3 Clough-Ballacolla and Castletown shared the spoils in their ACHL Division 1A encounter this evening in Ballacolla in...
Laois Ladies new (2)

Extra time heartbreak for Laois Ladies as Wexford end Leinster Intermediate championship dreams

Laois 4-14 Wexford 4-16 (AET) Leinster Ladies Intermediate Football Championship Semi Final  The Laois Ladies were knocked out of the Leinster Intermediate football championship following an...
Hurling general

Foyle on form as Borris-Kilcotton too strong for Rosenallis in Division 1A

Borris-Kilcotton 3-21 Rosenallis 0-14 ACHL Division 1A Round 3 A dominant second half performance saw Borris-Kilcotton to victory over Rosenallis in Knockaroo earlier on today. Rosenallis had...