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Previewing today’s ACHL Division 1A final between Borris-Kilcotton and Rathdowney-Errill

Borris-Kilcotton and Rathdowney-Errill are set to clash in the ACHL Division 1A final in O'Moore Park at 12.30pm today. There will be new champions of...

The Harps edge Trumera in pulsating Division 2 hurling final

The Harps 1-23 Trumera 0-21 ACHL Division 2 Final The Harps were crowned Division 2 league champions following a five point win over Trumera in Borris-In-Ossory...

Goals the key as Castletown claim Division hurling 5 title

Castletown 2-14 Colt-Shanahoe 0-13 ACHL Division 5 Final Castletown overcame a tough encounter with Colt-Shanahoe to claim the Division 5 league title in Clough-Ballacolla this evening. The...

‘Time to start producing’ – Recently retired Whelan believes Laois hurlers primed for big...

Borris-Kilcotton defender Matthew Whelan brought his 15-year inter-county career to a close last weekend when he announced his decision to retire. The now former Laois...
Ken Owens Laois GAA

Laois hurlers bromance with Lions rugby player continues as Ken Owens offered honorary membership...

A Welsh rugby player, currently in South Africa with the Lions Rugby team, has been given honorary membership of the Laois Gaels supporters club...

Rathdowney-Errill repel second half Clough-Ballacolla surge to claim Division 1B glory

Clough-Ballacolla 2-14 Rathdowney-Errill 3-17  ACHL Division 1B Final Rathdowney-Errill repelled a strong second half comeback from Clough-Ballacolla to claim Division 1B glory in O'Moore Park tonight. The...

Camross power over Ballinakill to win Division 4 league final

Camross 4-22 Ballinakill 0-19 ACHL Division 4 Final Camross are Division 4 league champions as they overpowered Ballinakill late on in the Centre of Excellence this...

Abbeyleix avenge 2020 Junior hurling defeat to down Portlaoise and claim Division 3 glory

Abbeyleix 2-19 Portlaoise 0-13 ACHL Division 3 Final Abbeyleix avenged their 2020 Junior hurling semi final defeat against Portlaoise to claim the 2021 Division 3 title...
Laois hurling manager Cheddar Plunkett

Cheddar: ‘Delighted to win, it was so important to us’

And with that the season is over for the Laois senior hurlers. After a year that was delayed because of the Coronavirus pandemic, Laois have...

Rathdowney-Errill strike late to beat Camross in Division 1 semi-final

Rathdowney-Errill 1-22 Camross 3-14 ACHL Division 1A Semi-final Two points deep into injury time from Dylan Carroll and Paddy Purcell settled this entertaining ACHL Division 1...

Borris-Kilcotton too strong for Abbeyleix to claim Division 1A final place

Abbeyleix 1-14 Borris-Kilcotton 3-16 ACHL Division 1A Semi-final Borris-Kilcotton are through to the Division 1A league final following an eight point win over Abbeyleix this afternoon. Ciaran...
Matthew Whelan

End of an era as Matthew Whelan calls time on inter-county hurling career

Matthew Whelan, the Laois hurler who has represented the county more than other player in history, has retired from the inter-county game. The Borris-Kilcotton club...

Six Talking Points as the Laois Hurlers retain their NHL Division 1 status

The Laois senior hurlers will be rubbing shoulders with the giants of the game again next year, after they put in a stirring final...

Trumera’s impressive second half display sees them into Division 2 hurling final

Trumera 2-19 Clonaslee 2-7 ACHL Division 2 Semi-final Trumera and Clonaslee largely went puck for puck in the first half, but in the second Trumera blew...

Scintillating Scully saves Laois as they retain NHL Division 1 status

Laois 1-27 Westmeath 0-27 Division 1 Relegation Final  Laois retained their NHL Division 1 status for another year after an outstanding display from PJ Scully saw...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as the Laois hurlers face Westmeath in Division...

The Laois hurlers face Westmeath today in the National Hurling League Division 1 relegation playoff. Laois won the coin toss and the game will take...
Laois hurlers

Your guide to Laois’s National Hurling League relegation clash with Westmeath

It's not often in the GAA world that you're knocked out of the championship and still have a game to play the following week. But...

Laois star named in the GAA Hurling Team of the Week for the second...

Laois hurler Paddy Purcell has been rewarded for his fine performance against Waterford on Saturday with a place on this GAA Hurling Team of...

Star Borris-Kilcotton forwards too much to handle for Castletown as they seal semi final...

Borris-Kilcotton 4-27 Castletown 1-20 ACHL Division 1A Group A Round 3 Despite patches of the game that were even Borris-Kilcotton eventually ran out 16 point winners...
Laois hurler Willie Dunphy

Home advantage for Laois hurlers in crucial relegation clash with Westmeath

The Laois hurlers will have home advantage for their National League Division 1 relegation game against Westmeath this Saturday as they bid to retain...
Laois hurlers v WATERFORD

‘I’m not interested in these moral victories’

When the Laois hurlers on their game, they are a joy to watch: passionate, committed, full-blooded and competitive with the top teams out there. And...

Seven Talking Points as Laois hurlers push Waterford all the way in Nowlan Park

The Laois hurlers are out of the All-Ireland championship for 2021 - but only after a thoroughly entertaining affair with Waterford this afternoon. Seamas 'Cheddar'...

Portarlington prove too strong for St Paul’s in U-13 ‘C’ hurling decider to bring...

Portarlington 5-14 St Pauls 1-7 2020 U-13 ‘C' Hurling Championship Final The sun belted down in the Centre of Excellence as Portarlington and St Pauls finally...

Laois go down fighting after giving 2020 defeated All-Ireland finalists Waterford an almighty shock

Laois 2-21 Waterford 3-23 All-Ireland Hurling Qualifiers Round 1 The 2021 championship campaign is over for the Laois hurlers - but only after they gave 2020...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Laois face Waterford in Round 1 of...

A shot at an extended season is up for grabs as Laois and Waterford clash this afternoon. Nowlan Park is the venue as the Laois...
Cheddar Plunkett interview

All you need to know as the Laois hurlers set to face Waterford in...

After last week's heroic performance against Antrim, the Laois hurlers are back in action against Waterford today. It will be their third visit to Nowlan...

57 years late but better than never – Laois minor hurling captain finally receives...

When the final whistle sounded in Newbridge on last week, it signalled the end of the road for Laois minor hurlers for another year. It...

Seven-fold increase in attendance for Laois v Waterford All-Ireland Hurling Qualifier in Kilkenny

Those hoping to attend the Laois v Waterford All-Ireland Hurling Qualifier this weekend have received a boost. Initially, only 500 tickets were being allocated for...

Boost for club and county as Laois forward returns home from overseas

There has been a boost for club and county in Laois as one of our most talented hurlers has returned home. Slieve Bloom's Ben Conroy...

Laois forward named GAA Hurler of the week following stunning display in Antrim win

Laois forward Paddy Purcell has been named GAA Hurler of the Week following an online poll. On an Instagram vote, Purcell received 3,684 votes from...