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Eight Talking Points from Laois v Wexford as the 2021 season finally gets underway

Brought to you in association with Telfords The 2021 season is underway and while the result did not go Laois's way, it is great to...
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Wexford too strong as Laois fall to 19 point defeat in Cheddar’s first game...

Brought to you in association with Telfords Laois 0-10 Wexford 4-17 National Hurling League Round 1  Seamas Cheddar Plunkett's second coming as Laois manager got off to...

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

Brought to you in association with Telfords And we're finally back! Our first Live Blog is here and will bring you all the action between...
Cheddar Plunkett interview

All you need to know as the Laois hurlers get league campaign underway against...

Brought to you in association with Telfords The Laois hurlers get their 2021 Allianz Hurling League campaign underway this afternoon when they travel to face...
Cheddar Plunkett interview

Laois hurling team named for this weekend’s clash with Wexford

Brought to you in association with Telfords A senior debut for David Dooley from Rosenallis and a return to the Laois jersey for Cha Dwyer...
Laois senior hurling backroom team

Cheddar on backroom team, breakthrough players and style of play as new campaign awaits

Brought to you in association with Telfords Managing an inter-county team is a considerable job, one laced with many intricate parts and multiple layers. And for...
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How the Laois hurling team is shaping up ahead of a hectic league campaign

Brought to you in association with Telfords This Sunday the Laois hurlers will belatedly begin their 2021 season with a trip to Wexford Park to...
James Young has been appointed as manager of the Mountmellick hurlers for the 2021 season

Mountmellick appoint Laois hurling great as manager for 2021 season

The Mountmellick hurlers have appointed former Laois player James Young as manager for the 2021 season. Young was in charge of his native Clonaslee last...
Cheddar Plunkett interview

Cheddar Plunkett only interested in looking forward as latest challenge with Laois hurlers awaits

'Never go back' is a phrase you'll see referenced to sports teams all over the world though like most things there are probably as...

Sporting Memories: John O’Sullivan on Castletown, Laois and his favourite moments

This piece originally featured on LaoisToday in April 2020. The story of Castletown hurling from the early 1990s to the mid 2000s is one of...
Colt - 1996 Laois junior hurling champions

County Final Memory: Colt get the betters of neighbours Trumera for 1996 junior hurling...

Colt 3-9 Trumera 1-6 1996 Laois JHC ‘A’ final The 1996 Laois JHC ‘A’ final threw up a novel pairing and a local derby all in...

Laois hurlers to feature twice on live TV as TG4 announce league schedule

The Laois hurlers will be shown live on TG4 for their two of their National Hurling League games. The Irish-language station today announced the games...

Nine factors to be considered in planning this year’s Laois GAA club schedule

With every announcement in relation to the 2021 GAA season - be it training dates, inter-county league fixtures or championship draws - there's an...
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‘I think they have to give 2-3 weeks after Laois are finished’ says county...

Scheduling GAA fixtures is a difficult job at the best of times. But add in a global pandemic, a shortened window of opportunity and trying...
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Laois hurlers handed tough draw in Leinster championship opener

The Laois hurlers will play Wexford in this year's Leinster championship quarter-final. The draw was made this morning on RTE Radio 1 with Dublin set...

‘I have unfinished business’ – Laois’s longest serving hurler as he enters his 15th...

Laois's longest serving hurler reckons he has 'unfinished business' as he enters his 15th consecutive season representing the county. Borris-Kilcotton defender Matthew Whelan made his...

Blow for Laois underage hurlers as Enda Lyons steps away as U-20 boss

While there is no definite schedule in place for inter-county underage hurling yet this year, Laois U-20 hurling manager Enda Lyons has stepped down...
The Ballypickas team that won the Laois Junior hurling final in 1994

County Final Memory: Ballypickas claim junior hurling honours in 1994

Ballypickas 1-7 Kyle 0-5 1994 Laois JHC ‘A’ Final Ballypickas and Kyle are two of the smallest hurling clubs in Laois but they’re two clubs with...

Blow for club and county as key forward ruled out for season with injury

There has been a pre-season blow for the Laois hurlers and Rathdowney-Errill as a key forward is set to be out for the 2021...

Laois Hurling Memory: Offaly, the side netting and last-minute winner in 1981

Offaly 3-20 Laois 6-10 1981 Leinster SHC semi-final Imagine scoring 6-10 in a Leinster championship semi-final and not winning. Imagine being a point up with a minute...

Young hurlers also to be catered for under new Laois GAA athletic development plan

Young Laois hurlers that aren't on the county senior or U-20 panels but who may have the potential to make it in the coming...

County Final Memory: ‘None as sweet as this’ as Camross deny Portlaoise five-in-a-row in...

Camross 1-5 Portlaoise 0-7 1985 Laois SHC Final There's something about a five-in-a-row in the GAA world that has proven so difficult for so many teams...

Healy to have final swansong with Portlaoise as permission granted to play in intermediate...

Cahir Healy will be able to line out for Portlaoise in the delayed 2020 Laois Premier Intermediate hurling final, despite having transferred to London...

Premier intermediate and intermediate clubs confirm 2021 managers but vacancies remain

A number of premier intermediate and intermediate hurling clubs have confirmed their managers for the 2021 season - but some vacancies remain. The two teams...

Former Laois goalkeeper appointed Castletown manager for 2021 season

Former Laois goalkeeper Paddy Mullaney has been appointed as the new Castletown manager for the 2021 season. The Castletown native took charge on a temporary...

Here is the 2020 LaoisToday premier intermediate hurling Team of the Year

The first ever Laois premier intermediate hurling championship is still awaiting its conclusion. Like all club action, it was called to a halt back in...
Rathdowney-Errill 2006

County Final Memory: Rathdowney-Errill come together and come of age in 2006

Rathdowney-Errill 1-11 Tinnahinch 1-7 2006 Laois SHC Final "Rathdowney-Errill are county champions. For the hurling folk and the general population of Rathdowney parish, it's an opening...

45 players nominated for LaoisToday premier intermediate club hurling team of the year

Finalists The Harps and Portlaoise lead the way in our list of nominations for our 2020 Laois premier intermediate club hurling team of the...

Introducing the 2020 LaoisToday senior club hurling team of the year

The Laois senior hurling championship again produced its fair share of drama in 2020, not least when the final was postponed on the week...
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...