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GAA can lead by example in living with Covid says Laois boss Quirke

There are so many things we all have to get used to in the global battle of living with Covid. The Laois footballers all drove...

Quirke thrilled as Laois show great character to maintain league status

Laois senior football manager Mike Quirke was thrilled with the character shown by his side in Enniskillen on Saturday afternoon. They came from five points...

Eight Talking Points as Laois beat Fermanagh to stay in Division 2

The Laois footballers saved their Division 2 status thanks to a thrilling 3-12 to 1-11 win over Fermanagh in Brewster Park in Enniskillen today. The...

Walsh the hero as late goals see Laois survive in Division 2

Laois 3-12 Fermanagh 1-11 Allianz Football League Division 2 Two late goals from Gary Walsh helped Laois to an unlikely and thrilling win over Fermanagh in...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all of the action as Laois take on Fermanagh in must-win...

A global pandemic has meant all sorts of changes to the GAA season and today Laois GAA supporters find themselves keeping an eye on...

Laois footballers name team for crucial Division 2 clash with Fermanagh

Laois football manager Mike Quirke has named his team for Saturday's must win clash with Fermanagh. The Kerry native has named the same team that...

Laois minor football boss looks for clarity on championship in the interest of mental...

Laois minor football manager Mark Bates has called on the GAA to provide clarity on what they plan to do with the championship. Yesterday, it...
Stradbally manager Martin Murphy's side beat O'Dempsey's last night

‘Absolute bullshit’ – Portarlington boss on the suggestion that the club are stopping players...

Portarlington senior football manager Martin Murphy has described as 'absolute bullshit' the rumours that the club's players have been discouraged from playing with Laois...

Laois football manager calls for neutral venues to alleviate travel stress on players

Laois manager Mike Quirke has said it would be 'sensible' for the GAA to move matches to neutral venues to alleviate long distance travelling...

‘Very disappointing … but we have so little done’ says Laois boss Quirke after...

Laois senior football manager Mike Quirke has said that his side's performance on Saturday when they were beaten by eight points by Westmeath in...

Seven Talking Points as the Laois footballers suffer defeat against Westmeath

The Laois footballers were beaten 1-18 to 0-13 by Westmeath in TEG Cusack Park on Saturday afternoon in Round 6 of the Allianz Football...

Slow start costs Laois as Westmeath defeat them in Mullingar

Westmeath 1-18 Laois 0-13 Allianz National Football League Division 2 Round 6 A slow start cost the Laois footballers dearly in Mullingar as they went down...

GAA Go apologise and issue refunds after poor quality streaming of Laois v Westmeath

The GAA Go service that streams live GAA coverage of games has apologised for the poor quality of the service of today's Laois v...

Previewing today’s Laois football and minor hurling games

Inter-county action resumes around the country today after a seven month enforced Coronavirus shutdown. The Laois senior footballers and minor hurlers are both in action...

Laois senior football team named for Westmeath Division 2 clash

Laois GAA have announced the starting team for this weekend's senior football match. Mike Quirke's Laois senior footballers are away to Westmeath at 2pm on...

Lillis keen to get back on track with Laois after club disappointment

Laois senior football captain Kieran Lillis is looking forward to getting back on to the pitch and says that a promotion push with the...

High praise for county set up as Laois play their part to get back...

Running a senior inter-county panel is a big logistical operation at the best of times but when you add in a global pandemic it...

Laois footballers bolster panel ahead of inter-county resumption

In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Laois senior footballers are set to return to action this weekend. More than seven months ago, Mike...

County Final Memory: The Rock make the breakthrough to senior in 1996

The Rock 1-13 St Michael’s 1-6 1996 Laois IFC Final The Rock are one of the smallest clubs in Laois and though they've punched above their...

Clonaslee looking to make an impact at senior after sweetest win yet

Having claimed their sixth ever Laois intermediate football title on Saturday last, Clonaslee will be hoping to make an impact in the senior grade...

Emo manager Strong heaps praise on young players following famous Portlaoise win

Emo senior football manager John Strong has hailed the efforts of his young players following their famous win over Portlaoise on Sunday.  While Emo last...

Latest football Team of the Week as senior action down to semi finals

It was a weekend of four seasons with glorious sunshine on Saturday replaced by gale force wind and driving rain on Sunday. Our football competitions...

Comment: Why the Laois senior football championship has to be played off over the...

In the fast-moving Covid world we all live in, this could all be irrelevant. If the Government act on the advice that NPHET are giving...

Emo’s famous win, Portlaoise’s demise, bragging rights for Port and another semi-final for Graigue...

1 - Emo upset the odds  Emo's win over Portlaoise was the result of the weekend and while Portlaoise aren't the team of old, it...

Champions out as Emo beat Portlaoise for first time in 48 years

Emo 0-11 Portlaoise 1-6 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Quarter-final Emo are through to the Laois SFC semi-final following their first knockout win over Portlaoise in almost...

Portarlington on top in local derby to book semi-final place

Portarlington 0-8 O'Dempsey's 0-4 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Quarter-final Portarlington are back into the Laois SFC semi-finals following a battling win over neighbours O'Dempsey's in MW...

The Heath into JFC semis after narrow win over Castletown

The Heath 0-5 Castletown 0-4 Laois JFC Quarter-final The Heath are back in the semi-finals of the Laois JFC after battling to a one-point win over...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all of the updates from today’s Laois football championship action

Today is another huge day in the Laois GAA calendar with the remaining three Laois SFC quarter-finals down for decision. MW Hire O'Moore Park hosts...

Second half goals crucial as Ballyroan-Abbey reach JFC semi final

St Joseph's 0-6 Ballyroan-Abbey 3-8 Laois JFC Quarter-final Three second half goals were crucial for Ballyroan-Abbey as they got the better of St Joseph's in atrocious...

Graiguecullen through to another semi-final as Ballylinan finish with 13 men

Graiguecullen 1-9 Ballylinan 1-6 Laois Shopping Centre SFC Quarter-final Graiguecullen are into the Laois SFC semi-finals for the third time in four years following a hard-fought...