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Fixture details confirmed for Laois’s Tailteann Cup clash with Westmeath

The Laois and Westmeath senior footballers have been handed a Sunday afternoon slot for their opening round Tailteann Cup game on Sunday week, May...
Evan O'Carroll Laois footballers

Co-captain O’Carroll hoping Tailteann Cup gives Laois footballers chance to turn season around

After a bright beginning, 2022 is looking like it will be another disappointing year for the Laois senior footballers. An O'Byrne Cup final appearance was...
Laois footballers

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 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...

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...
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...

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...

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...
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...

Important win for The Heath in ACFL Division 1B relegation battle

The Heath 0-8 Ballylinan 0-3 ACFL Division 1B The Heath recorded their second win in a row in ACFL Division 1B this morning when they travelled...

Top four place in Division 1B secured for Stradbally while Clonaslee-St Manman’s move a...

Stradbally 1-15 Arles-Killeen 0-7  ACFL Division 1B Round 6 Stradbally confirmed their place in the top four of Division 1B with a game to spare following...
Football general

Finlay on form as O’Dempsey’s see off Portlaoise while strong second half sees Graiguecullen...

O’Dempsey’s 3-6 Portlaoise 0-7 ACFL Division 1A Round 6 Two second goals from Eoin Finlay were crucial for O’Dempsey’s as they defeated Portlaoise in the Old...
Ballyroan-Abbey Portarlington General Rioghan Murphy Davin McEvoy

Ballyroan-Abbey give Division 1A ambitions a shot in the arm with win over Portarlington

Portarlington 0-9 Ballyroan-Abbey 0-11 ACFL Division 1A Round 6 Despite an impressive second half performance, Portarlington couldn’t quite claw back a nine point deficit as Ballyroan-Abbey...

St Joseph’s jump into top four of Division 1A while Killeshin throw the cat...

St Joseph's 0-22 Emo 1-5  ACFL Division 1A Round 6  St Joseph's jumped into the top half of Division 1A of the league following a comprehensive...

Important wins for Park-Ratheniska and Ballyfin in ACFL Division 2

Park-Ratheniska and Ballyfin both recorded vital wins this evening in their bid to gain promotion from ACFL Division 2. They are the only two senior...

First Year football glory for Portlaoise CBS

Portlaoise CBS 5-9 Cnoc Mhuire Granard (Longford) 2-13 Brother Hubert First Year Football 'C' Final Portlaoise CBS were crowned Brother Hubert First Year Football 'C' champions...
Laois minor footballers

End of the road for Laois minor footballers as Offaly record big win

Offaly 2-20 Laois 1-5 Leinster MFC Quarter-final Laois's interest in the Leinster minor football championship came to an end in Tullamore this evening when they were...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as the Laois minor footballers face Offaly in...

A Leinster championship semi final place is on the line as the Laois minors face Offaly tonight in O’Connor Park at 7pm. This will be...
Ryan Little and Davy Costello Laois minors

Big evening for Laois minor footballers as place in Leinster semi final up for...

A Leinster championship semi final place is on the line as the Laois minors face Offaly tonight in O’Connor Park at 7pm. This will be...
New Laois Masters Main

Laois GAA greats to assemble as Masters Football set to return this weekend

The Laois GAA Masters football team are back in action for the first time since 2019. Back then they competed strongly, losing out at All...
Ballyfin Gaels Feile champions

Back-to-back Féile ‘B’ titles for Ballyfin Gaels as early goals set them on their...

Ballyfin Gaels 6-8 The Heath 2-1 Laois U-15 ‘B’ Feile Football Final Ballyfin Gaels claimed the U-15 'B' Feile football title for the second successive season...

Brennan and Finn lead the way as Portlaoise claim Féile ‘A’ football honours

Portlaoise 3-8 Mountmellick Parish Gaels 1-6 Laois U-15 'A' Féile Football Final Portlaoise's underage success in recent times may not be as plentiful as it once...

Donie returns as Killeen win again while Stradbally lose 100% Division 1B record against...

Arles-Killeen 2-9 Arles-Kilcruise 0-11 ACFL Division 1B Round 5 Donie Kingston returned to competitive action for the first time in 2022 as Arles-Killeen defeated Arles-Kilcruise this...
Football general

Portarlington win again as Ballyroan-Abbey and Courtwood abandoned because of serious injury

Portarlington 3-16 Emo 1-10 ACFL Division 1A Portarlington showed their county champion class as they got better of Emo this evening. Portarlington were boosted by the return...
St Joseph's General New

Ten different scorers as scintillating St Joseph’s end Division 1A losing streak against Portlaoise

Portlaoise 0-11 St Joseph's 1-18 ACFL Division 1A Round 5  St Joseph's put their recent poor form behind them to run out comprehensive ten point winners...
Lee Walker and Conor Kelly Graiguecullen new

Graiguecullen find their scoring form to see off O’Dempsey’s

Graiguecullen 1-18 O'Dempsey's 1-11 ACFL Division 1A A dominant second-half performance from Graiguecullen earned them their fourth win in a row and leaves them within touching...
Kevin Byrne and Brochan O'Reilly

Busy times continue as Laois dual minor duo set for two big Leinster clashes

After weeks of group stage action, the Leinster minor hurling and football championships are into the knock-out stages now. Dual players are a dying breed,...

Crucial wins for Ballylinan and The Heath in ACFL Division 1B action

Ballylinan and The Heath both boosted their chance of survival in ACFL Division 1B this evening when they picked up their second wins of...