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Mixed results on a busy weekend for Portlaoise Hockey

The past weekend proved to be a very busy one for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club who played two league matches in the one weekend. The...

Newly promoted Portrane prove too strong for the Portlaoise ladies hockey team

Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club took on Portranes 1st team in their second league match of the new season on Saturday October 5. Unfortunately Portrane proved...

Portlaoise Hockey club off to a flying start as they begin league campaign

Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club got their 2019/2020 season off to a great start at the weekend with a 2-1 win over hosts UCD 6th. The...

Laois Martial Arts claim medals at Tallaght Open

Laois Martial Arts were in action again at the Tallaght Open recently. The team of 7 competed in both Light Contact and Point fighting. The youngest...

Disappointment for Tuohy as Geelong miss out on Grand Final place

There was disappointment for Portlaoise's Zach Tuohy in today's Australian Rules Preliminary Final as his Geelong side were beaten by Richmond - and so...

Laois’s Tuohy aiming to be first Irish man in 13 years to reach AFL...

Former Laois and Portlaoise footballer Zach Tuohy is hoping to become the first Irishman since 2006 to play in an AFL Grand Final. Tuohy, along...

WATCH: Laois teenager wins medal at World Paralympic Swimming Championships

What an achievement this is - and what an incredible person this young Laois athlete is. Portarlington teenager Nicole Turner is a World Paralympic medalist...

Zach and Geelong bounce back with Australian Rules Grand Final now just one game...

Zach Tuohy is now just one game away from playing in the Australian Rules Grand Final following Geelong's win over the West Coast Eagles...

Young Laois girl makes great start at World Paralympic Swimming Championships

Portarlington native Nicole Turner will be competing in the World Para Swimming Championships which kick off today. She is competing Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday...

Laois Martial Arts Secure medals in European Championships in Hungary

The last week of August saw three fighters from Laois Martial Arts compete in the WAKO European Championships in Gyor, Hungary. The team travelled over...

In Pictures: Athy Tennis Club hold their annual Delaney Cup

Athy Tennis Club ran it’s annual Delaney Cup on Saturday September 7 and had 40 players from Prosperous, Roscrea, Rathangan, Portarlington and Athy. The weather,...

Emo Rounders win 3 out of 4 All-Ireland Titles

The weekend of 24th/25th of August saw Emo Rounders travel to the University of Limerick with 5 teams to take part in the last...

Zach Tuohy looking forward to AFL finals in best season ever

Portlaoise GAA star Zach Tuohy is less than 24-hours away from the game of his career. Zach’s Aussie Rules football club, Geelong, have finished top...

Mountmellick set to host the rounders All Ireland Finals

Next Saturday the 7th September Mountmellick will welcome the cream of the crop as the club will host the rounders All Ireland finals for...

Portlaoise hockey ladies get the sticks out for new season… and are looking for...

September is an exciting month for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club as the club returns to training and as the 2019/2020 season kicks off. The...

Three Laois martial arts kickboxers are heading to the European championships

Three Laois boys and girls will all be representing Ireland at the World Association of Kickboxing Organisations (WAKO) European Kickboxing championships next week. Laois martial...

National championships honour for two friends from Laois Marlins swim club

The Irish Age division one swimming championships, otherwise known as the Irish national swimming championships, takes place at the end of July every year. ...

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

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  After a prolonged break, we're back with another Women in Sport segment. This time...

Weekend Read: Zach Tuohy on his AFL title hopes, aiming for history and his...

Just as our own All-Ireland series in both hurling and football codes reach their crescendo over the coming weeks, so too does Aussie Rules...

In Pictures: Laois Archery host successful national championship

Laois Archery had the enormous honour of hosting this year's IFAF Nationals on their outdoor course in Clonkeen last weekend. The two-day competition attracted over...

In Pictures: Captain’s Day tournament at Athy Tennis Club

Athy Tennis Club ran its annual Captains Day tennis tournament on Saturday, July 20, in aid of "Make A Wish Ireland" charity. Fifty players took...

Laois Marlins compete in top swim Meet in Irish calendar

The Irish Age group division two championships is one of the top Swim meets in the Irish calendar for young swimmers. This Championship takes place...

Three Laois men on their marks for the European Dragon boat championship

Three Laois men have worked tirelessly to represent their club and country in the European Dragon Boat club crew championship in Seville. Michael Renehan from...

Laois Archery to host Irish Field Archery Federation National Championships

Over the final weekend of July, Laois will welcome archers from across the country as Laois Archery hosts the 2019 Irish Field Archery Federation...

In Pictures: Laois duo claim gold at European Ultimate Frisbee Championships

This sport sounds bizarre but two Laois women won't care about that as they were part of an Ireland team which claimed a European...

In Pictures: Athy Tennis club President’s Day Tournament a big success

Athy Tennis Club ran their annual President's Day tennis tournament on recently. The weather was perfect on June 15 and all the participants enjoyed good...

In Pictures: Laois Marlins feature well at Leinster Division 1 Swimming Championships

Laois Marlins Swimming Club achieved super results at the Leinster Division 1 Championships on the June Bank Holiday Weekend. The Leinster Championship is a three...

Women in Sport: Irish international runner Avril Deegan

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  Like many people at the top of their game in the sporting world,...
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WATCH: Paddy Power visit Laois trainer ahead of Royal Ascot race

A Laois trainer and his family will be hoping for glory at one of the most famous flat horse racing tracks in the world...

In Pictures: From kickboxing in Laois to Hungary

Three incredible Laois kickboxers set their sights on Hungary in last month. Laois Martial Arts Kickboxers; Edward Comerford, Caitlin Knight and Chloe Shortall made...
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