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Ballinakill hurlers have a new manager

45 players nominated for LaoisToday senior club hurling team of the year

Finalists Borris-Kilcotton and Clough-Ballacolla lead the way in our list of nominations for our 2020 Laois senior club hurling team of the year. While the...
We've picked out five great Laois GAA people who we'd love to see feature on Laochra Gael

Five Laois GAA greats we’d love to see featured on Laochra Gael

On the last two Thursday nights the TG4 programme Laochra Gael has again produced the goods in terms of a GAA documentary. Last week it...

New Laois GAA hurling chairman confirmed for 2021 season

Mattie Collier from Camross will serve as chairman of the Laois Hurling Steering Group for 2021, taking over from Clough-Ballacolla's Tom Clear who was...

Laois GAA set to host three free coaching webinars in February

Starting this Thursday, Laois GAA are set to host three free coaching webinars. Two of them will be run by Games Development Officers while one...

County Final Memory: Park-Ratheniska claim 1994 intermediate hurling honours

Park-Ratheniska 1-4 Ballinakill 0-6 1994 Laois IHC Final At some stage later this year, a number of Laois clubs will finally get the chance to play...

Camross appoint new manager as attention turns to 2021 season

Camross will have a new manager in charge for the 2021 hurling season after the club appointed former player David Cuddy at a meeting...

Lyons to continue as Laois U-20 hurling manager for second year

Enda Lyons will continue as Laois U-20 hurling manager for a second season. The Ballyfin clubman was ratified for a second term in recent weeks. This...

High-profile appointments as Laois hurling backroom team is confirmed

An Olympic athlete, an All Ireland-winning coach, a Munster-winning coach and a former Laois football manager are all included in the new Laois hurling...

Six Laois players included among the best never to win an All Star

All media, ourselves included, love a good list and the Irish Independent published a couple of good ones last week as part of their...

‘John Taylor should have received an All Star … indeed he should have had...

Whenever Pat Critchley's name is mentioned in conversation, it's invariably added that he's the only Laois hurler to ever win an All Star. Critchley only...

Laois man appointed new Limerick U-20 hurling boss

A month after guiding Limerick to its second consecutive Munster minor hurling title, Diarmuid Mullins has been appointed as the new Limerick U-20 boss. Mullins...

Former Dublin hurler to head up impressive new minor management team

Former Dublin senior hurler Declan Qualter is set to be named as the new Laois minor hurling manager in the coming days. The former St...

Laois hurling boss calls for clarity regarding National League schedule

Laois hurling manager Seamas 'Cheddar' Plunkett has called on the GAA to make an announcement on the National Leagues so that teams can prepare...

2019 Laois hurling champions Rathdowney-Errill appoint new manager

Shane Keegan, who has managed League of Ireland soccer teams Galway Utd and Wexford Youths and currently works with Dundalk FC, has been appointed...

County Final Memory: Clough-Ballacolla deny Trumera to claim intermediate hurling glory in 1998

Clough-Ballacolla 1-9 Trumera 0-10 1998 Laois IHC Final Clough-Ballacolla and Trumera are two hurling clubs that have 2020 county finals to look forward to in 2021. County...
In 2015, the Laois manager was Seamus Plunkett but we want to know can you name the players that played against Carlow?

‘A brilliant appointment for Laois’ – former player hails Cheddar return

Former Laois hurler Cahir Healy has heralded the return of Seamas 'Cheddar' Plunkett as manager as 'a brilliant appointment'. In something of a surprise, the...

County Final Memory: Kilcotton get the better of neighbours Borris-in-Ossory in 2002

Kilcotton 0-17 Borris-in-Ossory 1-8 2002 Laois IHC Final Kilcotton and Borris-in-Ossory are steeped in Laois hurling history and have a long association both with each other...

End of an era for Portlaoise GAA as club legend Cahir Healy opts to...

Cahir Healy's long playing association with Portlaoise GAA appears to be at an end following the dual star's decision to transfer to a London...

Boost for Laois hurlers as two key forwards return to panel

There has been a boost for the Laois hurlers as two key forwards have committed to the panel for 2021. Ballinakill's Cha Dwyer and Borris-Kilcotton's...

Looking back on the best Laois hurling games of 2020

Here at LaoisToday we do our best to cover as many GAA matches as possible. We got to venues all around the county and followed...

Rathdowney-Errill on the lookout for new manager as John Delaney departs after three years...

The Rathdowney-Errill hurlers are on the lookout for a new manager after John Delaney stepped aside after three years in the role. Delaney, who played...

Introducing the 2020 LaoisToday Minor hurling Team of the Year

A thrilling Minor hurling Championship came to a conclusion back in October as Abbeyleix defeated The Harps to claim the cup after extra time. A...
In 2015, the Laois manager was Seamus Plunkett but we want to know can you name the players that played against Carlow?

‘We need to really maximise the talent that’s in the county and just improve...

New Laois hurling manager Seamas 'Cheddar' Plunkett says he's looking forward to taking over the county senior hurling team again and that maximising the...
Ballinakill hurlers have a new manager

Galway far too strong as they see off Laois in Leinster U-20 hurling championship

Galway 4-21 Laois 0-7 Leinster U-20 HC Quarter-final The Laois U-20 hurlers were always going to be up against it taking on a highly-rated Galway side...

LIVE BLOG: Laois U-20 hurlers take on Galway in Leinster championship

Middle of December isn't the time of the year that you'd associate with the Leinster hurling championship but tonight in MW Hire O'Moore Park,...

Laois U-20s to ‘throw kitchen sink’ at Galway in tonight’s Leinster clash

Laois U-20 manager Enda Lyons says his side plan to 'throw the kitchen sink' at Galway in tonight's Leinster championship quarter final. Laois, who got...

Laois on the hunt for new minor hurling boss as Dunne departs

Laois GAA are on the hunt for a new minor hurling manager as Liam Dunne has decided not to seek a second term. The Clough-Ballacolla...

Laois U-20 hurlers name team for Leinster championship quarter-final against Galway

Laois U-20 hurling manager Enda Lyons has named his side to take on Galway in the Leinster championship quarter-final in MW Hire O'Moore Park...

Laois GAA officially propose Cheddar Plunkett for second stint as hurling boss

The Laois GAA Executive Committee officially proposed that Seamus 'Cheddar' Plunkett becomes the senior hurling manager for 2021 at a meeting last night. Last week...

Laois underage county teams resume championship action this week

Just as the All Ireland inter-county championship at adult season is coming to a conclusion, the underage competitions, which weren't permitted to go ahead...