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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...

Local rugby man inducted into Leinster Junior Hall of Fame

Athy Rugby Club were a dominant force on the local club junior scene in the late 1970s and early 1980s and one of their...

Portlaoise RFC’s promotion hopes damaged following Wexford defeat

Portlaoise 19 Wexford Wanderers 23 Leinster Rugby League Division 2A Portlaoise's chances of making an immediate return to Division 1B of the Leinster Rugby League were...

Miller returns and Hooban in line for 6 Nations debut as Irish women’s squad...

Alison Miller's recovery from injury means that she has now been named in the Ireland women's rugby squad for the 2019 6 Nations while...

Portlaoise rugby player selected for Irish U-18s clubs Christmas camp

While most of us will be kicking back and enjoying a mince pie over the Christmas period, one young Portlaoise rugby player will be...

Local clubs learn their opponents in opening round of Towns Cup

The draw for the opening round of this season's Bank of Ireland Provincial Towns Cup was made at the weekend - with the two...
There was disappointment for Alison Miller and the Ireland ladies rugby team this evening

Irish star Alison Miller returns to rugby after drastic 10-month injury

What a great sight to see. After a 10-month injury spell, Alison Miller returned to her Old Belvedere side at the weekend. Despite losing 14-5 to...

Portlaoise Rugby Club planning Mega Social Night

A Mega Social Night has been planned for later this month by Portlaoise RFC. The event will take place in Lilly's Portlaoise on December 28...

Bonus for Portlaoise as they end 2018 on winning note

Portlaoise 35 Railway Union 19 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A Portlaoise picked up their first five-try bonus point of the season as they ended 2018...

Portlaoise grind out hard-fought win in Leinster League

Portlaoise 11 Newbridge 10 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A A late penalty from Jack Reddin helped Portlaoise to a hard-fought win away to Newbridge this...

Progress is being made across the board for Port rugby

With most club teams taking to the field in the Leinster League last weekend there was a mixed bag of results but signs of...

Laois schools line out in first year rugby blitz

The scene was set in Togher rugby grounds as four local secondary schools did battle in a first year blitz recently. St Mary's Portlaoise CBS,...

Bonus as Portlaoise rugby get back on track with big win

Portlaoise 34 Mullingar 9 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A The Portlaoise rugby team recorded a bonus point win at home to Mullingar this afternoon as...

Portlaoise U-15s and U-18s enjoying continued rugby success

Portlaoise U-15s and 18s continued their great start to their respective seasons at the weekend. The U-18s secured full points in their Leinster League game...

Incredible Portlaoise rugby player earns her first cap for Ireland

The result may not have gone Ireland's way as they lost 19-10 to the USA but it has certainly been a remarkable day for...

Victors of the ‘Battle of Laois’ go undefeated in the School Rugby league

Portlaoise CBS 73 Mountrath CS 7 Leinster rugby development league A victory for St Mary's CBS Portlaoise in the highly anticipated 'Battle of Laois' between themselves...
Emma Hooban with her dad Pat at full time after the big win

Portlaoise native makes Ireland Women’s rugby match panel for first November series game

This rise of this young woman through the game is nothing short of remarkable! Portlaoise woman Emma Hooban has been named in the Ireland match...

PortDara Falcons secure impressive victory over Dublin side

PortDara Falcons 19 Dublin University 5 Leinster Ladies Rugby League PortDara Falcons welcomed second placed Trinity to Lea Road in the Leinster League on Sunday and...

Portlaoise lose ground on league leaders following Cill Dara defeat

Cill Dara 43 Portlaoise 29 Leinster League Division 2A Portlaoise RFC lost for the second time this season away to a powerful Cill Dara team this...
Portlaoise and Portarlington both won their games in the Leinster League this afternoon but Port must still beat Newbridge on Tuesday to maintain their Division 2A status

Portlaoise rugby back to winning ways with win over New Ross

Portlaoise 24 New Ross 18 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A Following their first league loss of the season last week, Portlaoise returned to winning ways...

Away day blues as Portlaoise suffer first loss of the season

Wexford Wanderers 18 Portlaoise 8 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A The Portlaoise rugby team suffered their first loss of their Leinster League Division 2A campaign...

In Pictures: St Mary’s CBS uphold their rugby winning streak

St. Mary’s CBS Portlaoise 53-7 Coláiste Bhríde Carnew Leinster rugby development league St. Mary’s CBS Portlaoise lined out today at home against Coláiste Bhríde Carnew in...

Young Laois rugby player making strides with top Limerick club

A young Laois rugby player is making his presence felt with highy-regarded Limerick club Young Munster after only joining them a couple of months...

Reddin holds his nerve as Portlaoise win top-of-the-table thriller

Portlaoise 28 Clondalkin 25 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A The Portlaoise 1sts rugby team remain unbeaten in Division 2A of the Leinster League following a...

Portlaoise CBS line-out for first ever rugby match

Portlaoise CBS 65 Kennedy College (New Ross) 23 Leinster rugby development league Last week we brought you the news that history was made as Mountrath CS played...

Season up and running for Portlaoise rugby U-15s and U-18s

The underage rugby scene in Laois is firmly underway - with Portlaoise U-15s and U-18s beginning their campaigns. Here is a run down of the...

Laois rugby team given honours to play at half-time in Leinster Champions Cup match

One U-12 rugby team were given the honours to play at half-time at the Leinster versus Wasps champions cup match tonight. Portarlington RFC did the...
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