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Thursday, May 19, 2022

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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...
Emma Hooban Eimear Corri

Portlaoise pair to play in televised Women’s Rugby All Ireland Final this weekend

Portlaoise’s Eimear Corri and Emma Hooban will play in Women’s All Ireland League Final at 7pm on Saturday February 26. The match, at Energia Park...
Portarlington RFC

League glory for Portarlington RFC as they see off Tallaght to maintain perfect Division...

Portarlington 22 Tallaght 14  Leinster Senior Rugby League Division 3 Portarlington were crowed the Division 3 Leinster Rugby Senior League champions following victory over Tallaght yesterday. The...
Kilkenny College v Presentation College, Bray - Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Schools Senior Cup 1st Round

Mixed results for Laois rugby players in Leinster schools senior cup

A little bit later than usual because of Covid but the Leinster schools senior cup got underway last week with the full schedule of...
Portlaoise RFC

Portlaoise RFC Division 2A survival still in the balance following Palmerstown defeat

De La Salle Palmerstown 25 Portlaoise RFC 14 Leinster Rugby League Division 2A The final scoreline is not reflective of the effort put in by Portlaoise...
Portlaoise RFC U-14s

Portlaoise Rugby U-14s return to league action with a big win over Carlow RFC

Portlaoise RFC 57 Old Crescent RFC 0 U14 Leinster League Premier Division  Portlaoise U-14s returned to league action on Saturday at home to Carlow RFC in...
Portlaoise RFC

Mucky conditions no problem for Portlaoise Women as they claim win over Arklow

Portlaoise 24 Arklow 0  Leinster Women's Rugby League Division 3 Portlaoise Women travelled the long road to Arklow on Sunday for their Leinster Division 3 and...