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Sunday, September 25, 2022

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Irish Wheelchair basketball team

Laois based player set to compete at the European Wheelchair Rugby Championship Qualifiers

The Irish Wheelchair Rugby team will compete at their first European Championship qualifiers since October 2018 starting today. The squad of seven players are competing...

Two Laois players in line for appearances as Ireland Women’s Rugby team set for...

Irish Women's Rugby history will be made this weekend - and two Laois players are set to play a part in it. Ireland are about...
Portlaoise RFC Golf Classic

In Pictures: Portlaoise Rugby Club’s annual golf classic a huge success

Portlaoise Rugby Club held a their hugely successful annual golf classic at Portlaoise Golf club recently. Golfers from across the county teed it up last...
Sean Peters, Dylan Kelly and Darragh Farrell

Four Laois players selected for Leinster Rugby U-18 squad

Four Laois lads have been selected for the Leinster Rugby U-18 squad. Two play their rugby with Portlaoise RFC while the other two represent Athy...
Portlaoise RFC Youth Awards

In Pictures: Portlaoise RFC Youth awards round off a successful season

A full house was on hand as Portlaoise RFC President Philip Bradley welcomed all present to the end-of-season awards at the clubhouse in Togher...
Portlaoise RFC U-12s

Portlaoise RFC U-12 girls finish their season with an incredible unbeaten record

A strong panel of Portlaoise U-12 girls travelled to St Mary's RFC on Saturday last to participate in their final blitz of the year. Weather...
Portlaoise RFC

Portlaoise Rugby club appoint manager with international experience ahead of new season

Portlaoise RFC have announced the appointment of Johan Taylor as head coach for the next two seasons. Johan brings a wealth of experience with him...

Mighty Mullen leads Portlaoise RFC U-14s to Leinster Cup glory in Donnybrook Stadium

Portlaoise RFC 18 Navan RFC 5 Leinster Rugby U-14 Cup Final Portlaoise RFC U-14s completed an historic double on Bank Holiday Monday when they added the...
Portlaoise women's team and management celbrate winning promotion to Division 2 of the Leinster League with the defeat of Clontarf in Clondalkin on Saturday

Promotion for Portlaoise RFC women as they prove too strong for Clontarf

Portlaoise 20 Clontarf 0 Leinster Women's Rugby Division 2/3 Promotion/Relegation Play Off Portlaoise RFC Senior Women brought the curtain down on a long and testing season...
Conor Kelly Clontarf

19 points from the boot of Laois man Kelly as Clontarf claim AIL glory

Laois man Conor Kelly gave an excellent kicking display as he helped Clontarf to win the All Ireland League in the Aviva Stadium on...
Luke Rigney Shannon

Laois duo play their part as Shannon return to club rugby’s top table

There was joyous scenes in Shannon rugby club in Limerick on Saturday afternoon as the famed outfit celebrated their return to Division 1A of...
Conor Kelly and Craig Adams

Selection of Laois rugby players involved in AIL finals this weekend

A number of Laois players are involved in the AIL finals this weekend as the Irish club rugby season reaches a conclusion. The showpiece Division...
Portlaoise RFC Women Paul Cusack Plate

Portlaoise RFC Women power their way to Paul Cusack Plate glory

Portlaoise 22 Wanderers 14 Paul Cusack Plate Final The pack power of Portlaoise was decisive in subduing Wanderers in the Paul Cusack Plate final played in...
Portlaoise RFC U-14s

Cunningham and Foley the heroes as Portlaoise RFC U-14s strike late claim Leinster Premier...

Portlaoise RFC 17 Navan RFC 15 U14 Leinster Premier League Final On a bright and breezy Saturday afternoon at Carlow RFC, Portlaoise claimed the league title...

Big victory for Portlaoise RFC Women to reach Paul Cusack Plate final

Garda 0 Portlaoise RFC 56 Leinster Women's Rugby Paul Cusack Plate Semi Final  Portlaoise senior women travelled to Westmanstown on Sunday and secured a spot in...
Portlaoise RFC U-14

Portlaoise Rugby U-14s earn tough win to reach cup final

Portlaoise 25 Arklow 12 Leinster Rugby U-14 Cup semi final  On a dry, sunny afternoon in Tullow, Portlaoise faced an Arklow side they had beaten last...
Craig Adams

Laois lads in the mix as AIL gets down to business end of season

A number of Laois rugby players have knockout games to look forward to in the coming weeks in the All Ireland League. Craig Adams from...
Alanna Fitzpatrick and Koren Dunne

Laois duo named on Ireland U-18 squad ahead of Women’s Six Nations

Two Laois rugby players have been named in the Ireland U-18 squad for the upcoming Women's Six Nations. Alanna Fitzpatrick from Portarlington RFC has been...
St Michael’s College v Cistercian College, Roscrea - Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Schools Junior Cup Final

Final disappointment for Cistercian Roscrea in Leinster Schools Junior Cup final

St Michael's 26 Cistercian Roscrea 19 Leinster Schools Rugby Junior Cup Final Cistercian College Roscrea came up agonizingly short in the Leinster Schools Junior Cup rugby...
Portlaoise RFC U-18s win league

League glory for Portlaoise RFC U-18s as U-14s progress to the final

Portlaoise RFC 50 Enniscorthy 20 Leinster Rugby U-18 Division 2 League Final Portlaoise RFC U-18s travelled the short distance to Athy for Leinster League final on...
Cistercian College, Roscrea v St Fintan’s High School - Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Schools Junior Cup Semi-Final

Cistercian Roscrea reach Leinster Schools Junior Cup rugby final for first time since 1940

Cistercian College Roscrea have booked their place in the Leinster Schools Junior Cup rugby final for the first time since 1940 following a semi-final...
Emma Hooban Ireland Rugby

Laois player in line for appearance as Ireland team named ahead of Women’s Six...

A Laois rugby player is in line to receive her ninth international cap as the Women's Six Nations gets underway this weekend. Ireland begin at...
Portlaoise RFC

Wins for Portlaoise Rugby U-14s and U-18s in latest cup action

Portlaoise 32 Kilkenny 7 Leinster Rugby U-18 Plate quarter final  Portlaoise RFC U-18s welcomed Kilkenny to Togher on Sunday for the quarter-final of the Leinster Plat...
Portlaoise women win a penalty from this scrum against Greystones

Brilliant weekend for Portlaoise RFC as U-18s and Women claim victory

Portlaoise 44 Greystones 0 Leinster Rugby Women's League Division 3 Portlaoise women travelled to Greystones on Sunday for their final Leinster League Division 3 fixture, knowing...
Jack Deegan Cistercian Roscrea

WATCH: Laois teenager kicks last-minute winner as Cistercian Roscrea knock out Clongowes in Junior...

A young Laois rugby player landed a brilliant last-minute penalty as Cistercian College Roscrea knocked out Clongowes in a thrilling Leinster Junior Cup quarter-final...
Portlaoise RFC Women

Big win for Portlaoise RFC Women sees them jump up to second in Leinster...

New Ross 0 Portlaoise 15  Leinster Rugby Women's League Division 3 Portlaoise women travelled to New Ross on Sunday and defeated the home side to move...
RFC

Wins for Portarlington and Portlaoise U-14s in latest rugby action

The rugby season is coming near an end now but there is still plenty of Laois interest on the field. The prestigious Towns Cup got...
Leah Tarpey Alannah Fitzpatrick Rugby

Two Laois players selected on first Women’s Rugby National Talent Squad

Two Laois players have been chosen on the IRFU's first ever Women's National Talent Squad. Portarlington's Alannah Fitzpatrick and Kilcavan's Leah Tarpey, who plays for...
Cistercian Roscrea

Local lads to the fore as Cistercian Roscrea knock champions Newbridge out of Leinster...

There were a number of local players involved with Cistercian College Roscrea today as they dumped champions Newbridge out of the Leinster Schools Junior...

Portlaoise RFC U-14s off to a flyer with a comprehensive win in Cup opener

Portlaoise RFC 49 Enniscorthy RFC 5 U-14 Leinster Cup Round 1 Portlaoise U-14s headed to Enniscorthy on Saturday last for a lunchtime kick-off in the first...