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Rugby: Brilliant weekend for Portlaoise RFC as seniors, U-18s and U-16s all win

Portlaoise 38 Garda Westmanstown 7 Leinster Rugby League Division 2B Portlaoise continued the recent good run with one of their best performance of the season in...

Leinster League: North Meath spoil Portarlington celebrations after incredible ten-try thriller

Portarlington 35 North Meath 38 Leinster League Division 2B No amount of heavy rain over the weekend was going to stop Portarlington from celebrating their 50th...

Leinster League Division 2B: Narrow misses continue for Portarlington as Balbriggan steal victory

Portarlington 25 Balbriggan 26 Leinster League Division 2B Portarlington suffered an incredibly narrow defeat at the hands of Balbriggan on Saturday afternoon, losing out by a...

Rugby: Portlaoise and Portarlington safely through to Towns Cup Round 2

Portlaoise 21 Newbridge 16 Leinster Towns Cup Round 1 Portlaoise came from behind in Togher this afternoon to dispatch Newbridge and advance to Round 2 of...

Rugby: Landslide win as Portlaoise RFC U-14 girls continue winning ways

Portlaoise 59 Wexford 22 Leinster U-14 Girls Rugby Cup Round 1 The Wexford U-14 Girls wandered their way to PRFC to take on the current Leinster...

Rugby: Huge Laois involvement as Cistercian Roscrea complete stunning comeback to defeat Newbridge in...

There was a huge Laois involvement in the Leinster Schools Senior Cup in Donnybrook this afternoon as Cistercian Roscrea came from 22 points down...

Rugby: Laois player Fitzpatrick part of Ireland’s historic Rugby sevens win in Australia

History was made this morning in front of a sell-out crowd at the inaugural Perth SVNS as Ireland claimed a first ever rugby sevens...

Sport in Brief – Laois receives second-lowest funding in Ireland, Portlaoise RFC jersey presentation...

Laois GAA clubs to receive less than €70,000 in sports grants Two GAA clubs in County Laois have received sports grants as part of a...

Rugby: Powerful Portlaoise U-16s win the battle with Boyne

Portlaoise 31 Boyne RFC 11 Leinster U-16 Division 1 Rugby League Round 5 The winter sun shown brightly in Togher on Saturday afternoon as Portlaoise started...

Leinster League: Portlaoise secure bonus-point victory over North Meath

Portlaoise 24 North Meath 7 Leinster League Division 2B The Leinster League made it's return after the Christmas break, and Portlaoise have hit the ground running,...

Rugby: Portlaoise U-16s advance to North Midlands final following closely contested Newbridge clash

Newbridge 17 Portlaoise 22 North Midlands U-16 Area Rugby League Semi-Final Portlaoise travelled to Newbridge on Sunday and got the better of the home side to...
Portlaoise v The Rhinos U14 Rugby

Rugby: Portlaoise RFC U-14 girls complete unbeaten 2023 with victory over Rhinos

Portlaoise 20 Rhinos 7 Leinster Girls Rugby Legaue Division 1  The Rhinos charged into Portlaoise Rugby FC to take on an unbeaten Portlaoise side for the...

Double joy for Portlaoise CBS at Leinster Rugby Senior and Junior Development Cup and...

It was a remarkable day for rugby in Portlaoise CBS yesterday as they claimed two titles in Donneybrook. Leinster Rugby held their Development Cup and...
Jack Deegan Cistercian Roscrea

Two Laois rugby players included in Ireland underage squad

Two young Laois rugby players have been included in the Ireland U-18s schools squad ahead of next year's Six Nations. Jack Deegan from Ballyadams and...
Portlaoise U-14 Girls Rugby (2)

Rugby: Big away victories for Portlaoise Girls U-14s and Boys U-16 teams

Portlaoise RFC 27 Athy 10  Leinster U-14 Girls Rugby League Division 1  The Portlaoise U14 girls met their counterparts Athy in a top of the table...

Leinster League: Portarlington see off Portlaoise in a seriously physical Laois derby

Portarlington 17 Portlaoise 15 Leinster League Division 2B Portarlington have won the Laois derby, beating Portlaoise by just two points this afternoon at Lea Road. It was...

Leinster League: Weekend to forget as Portlaoise, Portarlington and PortDara all beaten

Leinster League Division 2B  Garda Westmanstown 21 Portlaoise 14 Portlaoise got Phase 2 of Division 2B underway with a high-scoring win at home to Balbriggan last...
Portlaoise U-14 Girls Rugby

Rugby: Portlaoise U-14 Girls maintain top spot in Leinster League Division 1

Portlaoise RFC 41 Wexford Wanderers 7 Leinster U-14 Girls Rugby League Division 1  Portlaoise travelled to play the much fancied Wexford Wanders on Saturday and recorded...

Portlaoise open their Division 2B phase with a hard earned victory over Balbriggan

Portlaoise 34 Balbriggan 22 Rugby Leinster League Division 2B Round 1 Portlaoise opened their Division 2B, phase two campaign with an emphatic and impressive win over...

Leinster League: Five-try Portarlington earn bonus-point win over Garda Westmanstown

Portarlington 36 Garda Westmanstown 10 Leinster League Division 2B Portarlington picked up an important with this afternoon at home to Garda Westmanstown, earning a bonus-point point...

Portlaoise CBS begin Leinster Rugby Anne McInerney Cup with big win over Gorey

St Mary’s CBS Portlaoise 50 Creagh College Gorey 5 Anne McInerney Cup Round 1 St Mary’s CBS, Portlaoise took the first step in retaining the Leinster...

Leinster League: Portlaoise RFC Seniors and U-16s back to winning ways

Roscrea 12 Portlaoise 15 Leinster League Division 2B You cannot underestimate the confidence winning a few games gives a team. Portlaoise travelled to Streamstown on Sunday to...

Rugby World Cup Podcast: An amazing final, Lions 2025, and what is next?

After 51 days, the Rugby World Cup came to an exhilarating end on Saturday, with one of the greatest finals ever played. Mark Comerford is...

Laois rugby players return from Dubai as champions

Laois girls Eimear Corri and Leah Tarpey touched down at Dublin Airport as part of the victorious Ireland Women’s Rugby squad that captured the...

Leinster League: Portarlington come up just short in six-try thriller against Roscrea

Portarlington 22 Roscrea 25 Leinster League Division 2B Portarlington came up just short this afternoon in a six-try thriller at home to Roscrea. It is their first...

Rugby World Cup Podcast – Episode 7: The greatest weekend of rugby ever witnessed

The quest to win a quarter-final continues for Ireland. The greatest Irish team of all time came up just short last week in Paris, losing...

Ladies Rugby: Portlaoise and Roscrea combine forces for 2023/24 season

Following recent discussions between Portlaoise and Roscrea rugby clubs, it was decided that the ladies sections would combine for this season. Portlaoise struggled for numbers...

Portlaoise RFC to host memorial event, ‘Will Sherlock – A Day To Remember’

Next Saturday, October 21, the Irish Prison Service and Portlaoise RFC will come together to remember a great colleague and a great friend. The event...

Leinster League: Portarlington show their resolve to beat Portlaoise

Portlaoise 17 Portarlington 21 Leinster League Division 2B Portarlington twice came from behind to emerge victorious over Portlaoise on Saturday evening in Togher. Jordan Fitzpatrick, standing in...

Rugby World Cup Podcast – Episode 6: Ireland v Scotland review, team for New...

Nobody, green, blue or otherwise, could have foreseen the ease with which Ireland dismantled Scotland on Saturday night. Mark Comerford is joined by Steven Miller...