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Laois’s newest GAA club unveil jerseys ahead of upcoming championship

Laois's newest GAA club have unveiled their brand new jerseys ahead of their first championship matches later this month. Colt/Shanahoe joined together for the start...

County Final Memory: Castletown’s breakthrough win in 1995 leads to a decade of dominance

Castletown 1-12 Portlaoise 0-11 1995 Laois SHC Final There are some county final wins that are more significant than others. For Laois hurling, 1995 represented the start...

Wearing the Blue and White: The Rosenallis hurlers who’ve played with Laois over the...

To represent your county is one of the greatest honours in the GAA - and it’s a big deal for clubs to see their...

Laois man steps down from role as Roscommon hurling manager

Roscommon GAA has announced that Ciarán Comerford has stepped down from his position as senior hurling team manager. The Laois man was in his final...

Revised draws made for Leinster U-20 hurling, minor football and minor hurling championships

The draws for the revised Leinster U-20 hurling, minor football and hurling championships have been made this evening. Both of the minor teams could have...

Remembering Portlaoise CBS’s All Ireland hurling triumph in 1998

Over the long history of the GAA, there have been few All Ireland hurling glories for Laois teams. Fewer still have been in Croke Park....
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Laois GAA set out fixture schedule with competitive action set to get underway on...

Laois GAA have outlined in detail the schedule of adult club games in the county, which will get underway on Saturday, July 18. In a...

BREAKING: Draw made for revamped Leinster hurling championship and Leinster football semi finals

The draw has been made for the revamped Leinster Hurling championship that will take place in October and November later this year. After winning the...

Draw for revamped Leinster hurling championship to take place tonight

The draw for the revamped Leinster hurling championship will take place on the Six One RTE News this evening. Eddie Brennan's Laois senior hurlers were...

CONFIRMED: Laois GAA finalise fixtures and structure of football and hurling championships

Laois GAA have finalised the fixtures dates and the structures of the upcoming football and hurling club championships. A couple of ideas were outlined two...

Laois Hurling Memory: Our only senior All-Ireland title from 105 years ago

Laois 6-2 Cork 4-1  All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final 1915  One of the most famous All Ireland Hurling Finals in GAA history took place 105 years...

A thronged village, champaigne reception and a lovely moment among the standout memories from...

When a team wins a county final for the first time, it leads to memories that will last a lifetime. In Clough-Ballacolla's case in 2009,...

County Final Memory: Colt claim intermediate hurling glory in 2008

Colt 0-16 Borris-in-Ossory 2-6 2008 Laois IHC Final The Colt hurlers lost more than fair share of intermediate finals in the 2000s so when they finally...

Leinster success in 1996 a stand out Camross memory in club’s proud history

This piece originally appeared on LaoisToday after Camross had won back to back Laois senior hurling titles in 2018 On each of the last two...

One that got away on Mountrath in 2009 as Clough-Ballacolla ride their luck

In almost every championship-winning campaign, especially for clubs making a big breakthrough, there's always one hugely significant moment. On this occasion, had things worked out...

Laois GAA propose slight change to senior club hurling championship but football format to...

Laois GAA have outlined a proposed fixture schedule for the local club championships for when play is allowed to resume on July 31. County Boards...

Laois Hurling Memory: 43 years of hurt ended with brilliant win over Offaly in...

Laois 0-29 Offaly 0-21 2015 Leinster SHC Quarter-final More than any other county, the Laois hurlers have suffered disproportionately over the years at the hands of...

County Final Memory: Portlaoise hurlers end famine in 1981

Portlaoise 2-13 Camross 4-5 1981 Laois SHC Final No matter what happened in the 1981 Laois senior hurling final, history was going to be made. Camross, having...

Culleton, Keenan, Kelly, Lalor and Cuddy – Laois’s top five hurling goalscorers of all...

A recent LaoisToday feature on PJ Cuddy referenced a stat that the Camross man was Laois’s highest goalscorer of all time.  The Laois GAA Bible account...

Willie Dunphy recalls ‘greatest memory’ when Laois defeated Dublin in Portlaoise

Laois senior hurler Willie Dunphy says that his greatest ever memory in a Laois jersey was when the O'Moore's defeated Dublin last July. The Clough-Ballacolla...

Laois hurling and camogie clubs raise more than €10,000 for three charities with weekend...

Members of Clough-Ballacolla GAA and camogie clubs ran, walked, cycled and shaved their heads in a series of novel challenges over the weekend to...

County Final Memory: Clonad claim title number 13 in 1970

Clonad 2-9 Clonaslee 3-3 1970 Laois SHC Final Coming into the 1970 season, the Clonad hurlers sat second in the Laois SHC roll of honour. But over...

Laois Hurling Memory: The battle of Birr, a last-minute winner and relegating Offaly

Laois 2-13 Offaly 2-12 2004 National Hurling League Big Laois hurling wins over Offaly have unfortunately been few and far between over the years. But there have...

10 Talking Points from the Laois hurlers magical win over Dublin last summer

There may be no GAA action going on at the moment - but there is always plenty to look back at. The Sunday Game are...

Laois GAA star Cahir Healy completes novel marathon and scores 2,000 points in a...

Laois GAA star Cahir Healy has completed a novel and gruelling challenge in a park in London today - scoring 2,000 points and running...

How it came about that a Laois hurler was crowned the All Ireland FIFA...

There have been many mad moments throughout this lockdown - but a Laois hurler winning an online FIFA tournament on the PlayStation has to...

Matthew Whelan with high praise for ‘outstanding trainer’ Brother Philip Ryan

Matthew Whelan is the longest-serving Laois hurler still involved and has made more appearances for Laois than anyone in history. Over a long career with...

Willie Hyland, Zane Keenan or James Young – we set two Laois hurlers our...

Willie Hyland, Zane Keenan and James Young - how could you pick one between the three of these Laois hurling greats? Well those are the...

Sporting Memories: PJ Cuddy on Camross, the 1980s with Laois and his views on...

Brought to you in association with Laois Library Service While they never quite made the breakthrough, the Laois hurlers of the 1980s were a highly-regarded...

From not making the Laois panel to playing with Leinster and the All Stars...

One of the most fondly-remembered players of the fine Laois hurling team of the 1980s is PJ Cuddy, the big full-forward from Camross, who...