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Portlaoise pick up second Hosie Cup win over Newbridge

Portlaoise 29 Newbridge 19 Rugby - Hosie Cup Portlaoise's good pre-season form continued on Saturday evening when they ran in four tries to get the better...

Winning start for Portlaoise rugby as they see off Athy in Hosie Cup

Portlaoise 27 Athy 0 Rugby - Hosie Cup The Portlaoise rugby team got their season off to a good start on Sunday afternoon when they proved...

Four Laois men feature for Leinster and Connacht rugby sides this weekend

Four Laois men have been selected for the Leinster and Connacht 'A' teams for this year's Celtic Cup. Two Laois men take to the field for...

Miller sisters set to clash as Leinster meet Connacht in Interprovincial Championship

Well this certainly isn't something you'd see every day. Two members of a legendary Laois sporting family are set to come head-to-head (hopefully just figuratively)...

Two Laois men line out for the Leinster Rugby U18 side in Edinburgh

Today saw two Laois men line out for the Leinster U18 clubs side in Edinburgh. Fionn McWey from Clonad and Rosenallis's David Dooley represented their...

In Pictures: Portlaoise Rugby Club host annual juvenile awards evening

Portlaoise Rugby Club held their annual awards evening in Togher recently. Former Portlaoise RFC youth player and current Connacht player Eoghan Masterson presented prizes from...

Leinster glory for Mountrath Community School who claim first ever rugby title

Mountrath CS 17 Ballymakenny (Louth) 12 Leinster Rugby Development Junior League Final History has been made in Energia Park in Dublin this afternoon as Mountrath Community...

In Pictures: Portlaoise RFC U-16s upset the odds to claim Leinster glory

Portlaoise 26 Tullow 22 Leinster U-16 Plate Final Portlaoise U-16s travelled to Donnybrook on Monday May 6 to play Tullow in the Leinster Plate Final and...

PortDara Falcons swoop to claim Paul Cusack Cup glory

PortDara Falcons 24 Dublin University 5 Paul Cusack Cup Final All roads led to Donnybrook as PortDara Falcons took on Trinity ladies in the Paul...

Former Portlaoise rugby player makes headlines Down Under

A former Portlaoise rugby player made headlines on the other side of the world for his exploits on the playing field. Bryan Croke, son of...

Laois man Reilly earns first Irish rugby cap defeating England

Wednesday April 24 was a tremendous day for young William Reilly, who earned his first ever Irish cap as part of the Ireland Under-18...

Laois youngster named on Ireland U-18 rugby squad for games against England

This is a huge achievement for a young man who is really going places. Ballyfin native Will Reilly has been selected on a 24-man Ireland...

Portlaoise RFC U-15s qualify for McAuley Cup semi-final

Portlaoise 40 Birr 14 Leinster Rugby McAuley Cup U-15 Quarter Final Portlaoise RFC U15 eased into the semi-final of the McAuley Cup when they defeated Birr...

Laois rugby player selected on Leinster team for USA tournament

The Leinster 'A' rugby team jetted out to Boston over the weekend for a tournament and a Laois man was in their ranks. Outhalf Conor...

Portlaoise overcome neighbours Portarlington to qualify for Leinster U-18 rugby final

Portlaoise 48 Portarlington 12 Leinster Rugby Plate U-18 Semi Final Portlaoise U-18s secured a well-deserved victory in the Leinster under 18 Plate Semi Final after they defeated...

Portlaoise RFC U-16s see off Edenderry to reach Leinster Plate final

Portlaoise 26 Edenderry 22 Leinster Rugby U-16 Plate Semi Final Portlaoise U16 travelled to North Kildare on Saturday to play Edenderry in the Leinster Plate Semi-Final....
There was disappointment for Alison Miller and the Ireland ladies rugby team this evening

Huge honour bestowed as Laois rugby star Alison Miller asked to join Barbarians team

Laois and former Irish international rugby star Alison Miller has received a call up from the Barbarians team, one of the biggest honours in...

In Pictures: First Year rugby glory for Portlaoise CBS

St Marys CBS 49 St Kevins CC Dunlavin 10 Harry Nicholls First Year Perpetual Shield Portlaoise CBS First Year rugby team were celebrating glory yesterday as...

Laois woman Emma receives overall Sports Scholar of the Year award from DCU

Laois woman and Irish rugby player Emma Hooban was honoured for her contribution to sport as a whole at the Dublin City University (DCU)...

Triumph for Portlaoise Rugby club in U-15 in Division 1 final

Tullow 15  Portlaoise 31 Leinster Rugby U15 Div 1 League Final Portlaoise RFC U15 secured the Division 1 title on Saturday when they comprehensively won against...

Portlaoise rugby U-15s see off Dundalk to reach Division 1 Final

Dundalk 17 Portlaoise 20 U-15 Leinster League Division 1 semi-final At the weekend, Portlaoise RFC U15s travelled the long journey to Dundalk for their Leinster League...

Portlaoise rugby players put club loyalties aside in schools final

The rugby season is beginning to wind down across the country at schools and club level but there was a game played this week...

Mountrath CS thrash Kilmuckridge to reach first ever Leinster rugby final

Mountrath CS 44 Colaiste An Atha Kilmuckridge (Wexford) 7 Leinster Rugby Development Junior League Semi Final This is a remarkable achievement for a side who are competing...

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...
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