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Laois priest’s horse ‘Total Recall’ wins big chase at Gowran Park

A horse with big Laois connections galloped to glory in Goffs Thyestes Handicap Chase at Gowran this afternoon. 'Total Recall' won at odds of 16/1...

Big win for Portlaoise in Leinster hockey league

Portlaoise 2 Wicklow 1 Leinster Ladies Hockey League Division 9 Wicklow 1st, who lie in second place in the league table, proved to be tough opposition...

Huge Laois involvement as ‘My Club Colours’ romps home in Punchestown

A horse with huge Laois connections romped to victory over the weekend in Punchestown. 'My Club Colours', owned by Gaels Racing Club, triumphed at odds...

Laois swimmer nominated for Young Athlete of the Year and she needs your votes

Online publication Her.ie have released their nominees for Sport Woman of the Year, Young Athlete of the Year and Team of the Year. 2019 has...

In Pictures: Laois Marlins hold a hugely successful Winter Gala

Laois Marlins hosted a very successful winter Gala on the recently at Portlaoise Leisure Centre. A huge turn out of swimmers from neighboring clubs attended...

In Pictures: Laois Martial Arts reflect on and celebrate another great year

Laois Martial Arts is Laois's number 1 Kickboxing club, for both Light Contact Kickboxing and Point Fighting. The Mountmellick based club was established in 2007...

Abbeyleix U-16 hockey team storm to success in West Leinster playoffs

While storm Atiyah was battering the West Coast last Sunday, Abbeyleix U-16 girl’s hockey team were creating their own storm in winning the WL...

In Pictures: Laois Marlins enjoy huge success at Kilkenny Gala and National Aquatics Centre...

Laois Marlins were involved in two galas recently and here is a run down on how they got on: Kilkenny Winter Gala Laois Marlins was well...

Another draw for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey in Leinster League

Portlaoise 1 Pembroke Wanderer's 1 Leinster Ladies Hockey League Division 9 The Portlaoise versus Pembroke Wanderer's league game, held in the Three Rock Rovers hockey club...

Athy/Rathangan Tennis Club runners up in Leinster League

Athy/Rathangan just fell short in the final of their division in the Leinster League against Abbeyleix. The match was played at the Carlow Tennis Club. Representing...

Portlaoise Ladies Hockey play out thrilling draw with Dublin side

Portlaoise 3 Corinthians 3 Leinster Ladies Hockey League Division 9 Saturday’s game was a high scoring and exciting encounter between Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club and Corinthians...

Silver medal for Laois teenager at World Junior Racquetball Championships

This is a serious achievement. Daniel Hanrahan, who lives in Kyle in Laois, returned to Ireland from Costa Rica recently with a World Junior Racquetball...

Portlaoise Ladies play out entertaining draw with Three Rocks in hockey league

Portlaoise 1 Three Rock Rovers 1 Leinster Hockey League Division 9 Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club and Three Rock Rovers 3 rd proved to be very well-matched...

Defeat for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey in cup competition

Portlaoise 1 Genesis 2 Leinster Hockey Division 9/10 Cup  It was a beautifully sunny day for Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club’s first game of the Leinster Division...

In Pictures: Laois Marlins enjoy huge success at Leinster Qualifying Gala and St Fiacs...

Laois Marlins Achieve Qualification Times at the Leinster Qualifying Gala What a super start to the season for Laois Marlins with a record number of...

Laois owners caught up in dispute between Horse Racing Ireland and Supreme Racing Club

A number of Laois people have been caught up in a dispute between the company that manages their syndicates and the horse racing authority...

Snooker extravaganza in Portlaoise to feature two legends of the game

Anybody who remembers the 1985 World Snooker Championship final will never forget where they were when they watched Steve Davis and Dennis Taylor battle...

Two Laois ladies set to take on Charity Race Series for Irish Injured Jockeys

Irish Injured Jockeys is a national charity that raises money and awareness for our injured jockeys. Leopardstown Racecourse will host the final leg of the...

Pictures: Athy Tennis Club host Match Maker Tournament

Athy Tennis Club, Match Maker Tournament took place on Saturday October 19 and it was a very enjoyable afternoon of tennis, food and chat. Results: Winners...

Sisters go against each other as Portlaoise Hockey claim victory

Portlaoise 3 Our Lady’s 2 Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club came away with another league match win following a tough battle against Our Lady’s 3rd in...

In Pictures: Laois Martial Arts successfully compete in 11th competition of the year

Laois Martial Arts were in action again in Citywest competing in their 11th event of the year, The Rumble. A team of 5 competing at...

In Pictures: Laois Marlins make waves at Leinster Development Gala

Laois Marlins where made a big splash at the Leinster Development Gala last Sunday October 6 in the National Aquatic Center. A squad of 39...

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...
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