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Women in Sport: From underdog to a guiding light in Irish women’s rugby, it’s...

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa This week saw Irish rugby star Alison Miller hang up her international jersey for...

Portlaoise RFC women hoping its third time lucky in this weekend’s league final

Portlaoise RFC women are through to the Division 4 League final in Naas RFC on Saturday, March 23 at 2.30pm. Portlaoise are taking on home...
There was disappointment for Alison Miller and the Ireland ladies rugby team this evening

Laois rugby star Miller announces international retirement

Brought to you by the Heritage Killenard Laois and Ireland rugby star Alison Miller has announced her retirement from the international game. Miller took to Twitter...

Former Knockbeg student gearing up for U-20 Six Nations Grand Slam

The Ireland U-20 rugby team have already wrapped up the Six Nations championship with one game to spare - and they will go for...

Portlaoise RFC U15s progress to league semi final

Leinster League Div 1 Quarter Final Portlaoise  26   Arklow  5 Portlaoise RFC U15s played host to Arklow at the weekend in the quarter final of the...

Victory over Birr earns Portlaoise RFC U-15s a place in the quarter final

Birr 15 Portlaoise 17 Leinster U-15 Division 1 league Portlaoise RFC U-15s travelled to Birr at the weekend for the last of the regular league games,...

Defeat for Portlaoise RFC U-15s in Mullingar

Mullingar 27 Portlaoise 10 Leinster league Div 1 Portlaoise RFC U-15s travelled to Mullingar at the weekend for their Leinster League game and returned with nothing...

Miller and Hooban ready for Ireland Women’s next Six Nations battle this weekend

Both Alison Miller and Emma Hooban are ready to do battle as part of the starting 15 in the Irish Women's Rugby Six nation...

Portlaoise RFC U15 triumph in cup opener

Carlow 14 Portlaoise 32 U-15 Rugby Cup Round 1 Portlaoise RFC U15s travelled to Carlow at the weekend for the opening round of the cup and...

Defeat for Portlaoise RFC in penultimate league game

Portlaoise RFC 0 Cill Dara 12 Leinster Rugby League Division 2A Portlaoise RFC's faint hopes of promotion back to Division 1B of the Leinster League are...

Portlaoise RFC U-15s continue winning streak

Portlaoise 48 Edenderry 5 Portlaoise RFC U15s welcomed Edenderry to Togher on Saturday for their Leinster League game. Edenderry started strongly and only a superb tap...

All of this weekend’s CCFL and CDFL results

It was a busy weekend of mixed results for Laois teams in both the Combined Counties Football League and the Carlow and District Football League. While...

19 caps for Ireland, the Barbarians and a junior hurling title with Clonaslee –...

The career of Clonaslee's Gerry Culliton is one of the great Laois sports stories. Not long after Gerry Culliton finished his school days in Cistercian...

WATCH: Laois rugby duo Miller and Hooban open up about special relationship

Emma Hooban and Alison Miller are a unique dyad on the Irish rugby scene. The Laois duo go way back, far beyond when Emma earned...

Laois rugby duo named to start on Ireland Women’s second Six Nations game

The Laois rugby duo of Alison Miller and Emma Hooban have both been named to start in the Irish Women's side to face Scotland in...

The story of the Laois man who played rugby for Ireland and was banned...

Only a handful of Laois men have played rugby for Ireland - one of them was Vicarstown native Noel Turley whose only cap came...

Young Laois rugby stars of the future to play at Six Nations game

Some of the young Laois rugby stars of the future are giddy with anticipation today as they get set to play a mini game...

Laois players involved as schools rugby season gets under way

There was a number of young Laois rugby players involved in the Leinster Schools Senior Cup this week. Luke Rigney from Portlaoise, whose dad Des...

Mountrath CS reach Leinster Junior Rugby Development semi-final

Mountrath CS 29 Tallaght Community School 7 Leinster Rugby Junior Development Cup Quarter Final Mountrath Community School have qualified for the semi final of the Leinster...

Portlaoise RFC score bonus point away win to keep slim promotion hopes alive

Portlaoise RFC 34 New Ross 5 Leinster Rugby League Division 2A Portlaoise RFC kept their slim chances of promotion from Division 2A alive with a fine...

North Midlands U-18 rugby glory for Portlaoise

Portlaoise 24 Naas 16 North Midlands U-18 Rugby Final Portlaoise were crowned U-18 North Midlands champions following a hard-fought eight point win over Naas in Athy...

Big win for Portlaoise RFC U-18s in Leinster Rugby Premier League

Boyne 10 Portlaoise 13 U-18 Leinster Rugby Premier League Portlaoise travelled to Drogheda to take on Boyne on Saturday in the Under 18 Leinster Premier League. This...

Heavy defeats for local rugby clubs in opening round of Towns Cup

The opening round of rugby's Towns Cup took place around Leinster today - but it was a disappointing day for the two Laois clubs...

Remember the Game: How Portlaoise RFC toppled Garda in 2004

Portlaoise 15 Garda 13 'Greencore Leinster League Division 1 2004' 15 years ago, Portlaoise continued their good start to the year with a good victory over...

Portlaoise RFC U-15s dominate in big home win

Portlaoise 39 New Ross 0 U-15 Leinster League Division 1 Portlaoise RFC U-15s secured full points in this Leinster league match against New Ross at the...

Great day of mini rugby at Portlaoise RFC

Portlaoise RFC minis welcomed Athy RFC to Togher recently for a rugby blitz. Mini rugby covers the age groups from under 7s up to under...

Two Laois rugby stars named on Ireland Women’s Six Nations squad

Two rugby players from Laois have been officially named on the Ireland Women's Six Nations squad. Long-serving Irish international Alison Miller is joined by a...

Victory for Portlaoise RFC U-16s over Wexford team

Portlaoise 34 Wexford 8 After a tough start to the first half of the season, Portlaoise RFC U-16 recorded their second win of 2019 in...

Portlaoise RFC’s promotion hopes dented following second successive loss

Portlaoise 8 Clondalkin 20 Leinster Rugby League Division 2A Portlaoise RFC's hopes of an immediate return to Division 1B are in tatters after they fell to...

Portlaoise RFC U-15s begin 2019 with nine-try rout

Portlaoise 59 Longford 12 Leinster U-15 Rugby League Portlaoise RFC U-15s started the New Year with a long trip to Longford at the weekend with a...
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