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Prestigious racing award for Laois trainer following remarkable 2020

A Laois horse racing trainer was the winner of a prestigious award at a virtual ceremony last night. Portarlington based Kieran Cotter was deemed a...

New two-year deal for Tuohy as he extends Australian stay

Zach Tuohy will play at least two more seasons in the Australian Football League after signing a new contract with the Geelong Cats that...

Second nomination for Laois trainer as he scores 15th winner of the year

Just a week after a Laois trainer received a nomination for a Horse Racing Ireland Award, he has been nominated for another gong. Portarlington based...

Laois trainer nominated for 2020 Horse Racing Ireland Award

A total of 34 nominations have been made for the 2020 Horse Racing Ireland Awards - and a Laois trainer is among them. These will...

Laois man receives inaugural Leinster Hockey Volunteer of the Month Award

A Laois man has received the inaugural Leinster Hockey Volunteer of the Month Award. Nominations were received from clubs throughout the province which recognised volunteers...

Heartbreak for Tuohy as Richmond come from behind to win AFL Grand Final

There was heartbreak for Laois man Zach Tuohy this morning as his Geelong side were defeated by Richmond in Brisbane’s in the AFL Grand...

High praise for Laois Cricket Club as they win Leinster honours

There was high praise for Laois Cricket Club recently as they claimed Leinster honours. Their grounds in Stradbally won Best Grounds Award as announced by...

Winning streak continues for Laois trainer following Dundalk success

A Laois based horse racing trainer continued his winning streak recently with success in Dundalk. Portarlington's Kieran Cotter notched his 14th winner of a remarkable...

13th winner of the season for Laois trainer following Navan success

A Laois trainer scored his 13th winner of the season in Navan yesterday. Portarlington based Kieran Cotter had Inflection Point who galloped to success in...

The Heath men’s rounders team produce a stunning comeback to force a replay

A game that had absolutely everything - it was an All-Ireland rounders semi-final to savour and it lived up to all expectations. It will probably...

Six-in-a-row for Laois trainer as filly scoops €24,000 in the Curragh

A Laois trainer pulled off an incredible six-in-a-row success and scooped the top prize of €24,000 at The Curragh yesterday. A Step Too Far, trained...

Dundalk success for Laois trainer ahead of big Curragh race

A Laois trainer bagged his tenth winner of the flat season in Dundalk on Friday night. Ahyoka, at odds of 15/2, won the DundalkStadium.com Handicap,...

The Heath senior men’s rounders team go in search of an All-Ireland final place

The Heath senior men’s rounders team go in search of a place in the All-Ireland final as they take on Carrickmacross from Monaghan this...

Stunning five-in-a-row success for Laois owned horse and trainer

"Even the great Kerry team didn't mange that". Those were the words of Laois trainer Kieran Cotter after his incredible mare galloped to victory yesterday...

Four in a row for Laois trainer as Curragh comes into focus

A Laois trainer brought up a remarkable four-in-a-row success over the weekend. A Step Too Far was victorious on her fourth successive start for Portarlington...

Injury means Tuohy’s landmark 200th appearance is delayed as Geelong produce lovely tribute video

Zach Tuohy will have to wait another week at least to make his landmark 200th AFL appearance but his club Geelong have produced an...

WATCH: Hat-trick for Laois trainer following second Bellewstown success in 24 hours

A Step Too Far came up trumps for her Laois trainer yesterday afternoon as she completed a hat-trick of wins. Kieran Cotter's mare galloped to...

New members welcome as Portlaoise Ladies hockey team get ready for new season

Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club are excited to return to training as the 2020/2021 season kicks off. The first training session of the season will take...

Success for Laois trainer in Bellewstown as horse seeks hat-trick today

Laois horse racing trainer Kieran Cotter enjoyed his sixth winner of the season in Bellewstown on Wednesday. The Portarlington based flat racing trainer tasted success...

Zach Tuohy set to break Tadhg Kennelly’s AFL record as he also nears significant...

Portlaoise man Zach Tuohy is set to overtake Tadhg Kennelly and go second on the list of most appearances by an Irish player in...

Laois trainer launches ‘Celtic Racing Club’ in bid to give people the chance to...

Laois horse racing trainer Kieran Cotter has launched Celtic Racing Club - aimed at attracting people into the sport who would not have the...

Fifth winner of the season for Laois trainer following Naas success

Laois man Kieran Cotter was back in the winners enclosure yesterday for the fifth time this season. The Portarlington based trainer tasted victory in the...

Weekend Read: Inside the yard of the Laois trainer making huge strides in horse...

Kieran Cotter's rise in the horse racing game in the last 18 months has been nothing short of meteoric. The flat racing trainer - who...

Tuohy facing unusual situation as Australian Rules season carries on

With professional sport across the world coming back in various forms, Laois man Zach Tuohy is facing an unusual month with his club Geelong...

Winning streak continues as Laois trainer scores another victory

For the third time since horse racing resumed in Ireland after the Coronavirus shutdown, a Laois trainer was celebrating victory yesterday. Kieran Cotter's Inflection Point...

Success in the Curragh as Laois trainer claims thrilling win

This weekend would normally have been a huge occasion at the Curragh racecourse but given the times we are in the fact that racing...

Laois golf club set to host programme to encourage women to take up the...

The Heath’s Golf Club's Get Into Golf Programme for Women will commence in early July with an information evening being held on June 25...

Laois trained horse gallops to victory in The Curragh as racing resumes

Sport is slowly starting to emerge from the Coronavirus shutdown and a Laois trained horse enjoyed victory at the weekend. Horse racing is taking place...

Tuohy back in action as AFL resumes Down Under

With Australia escaping the worst of the Coronavirus pandemic, the country has been re-opening in recent weeks with sports fixtures taking place over the...

Women in Sport: Nine-time world champion and Irish kettlebell lifter Maggie Grehan Magee

This piece originally featured on LaoisToday on August 9 2019. After a prolonged break, we’re back with another Women in Sport segment. This time we’ve turned...