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In Pictures: Portlaoise RFC hold annual awards evening

It has been a brilliant year for Portlaoise Rugby Club at juvenile level. And they celebrated that at an awards night recently. Irish U-19 International Conor...

Disappointing end to a great season for Portlaoise Ladies as they fall short in...

Portlaoise RFC 12   Balbriggan RFC 17 Paul Cusack Cup Final The Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Paul Cusack Cup Final took place last Wednesday in Clondalkin...

Leinster Premier League glory for Portlaoise RFC U-17s

Portlaoise RFC U-17s won the Leinster Premier League in Naas on Monday. The result was a draw at full time but because both teams had...

GAA, soccer, basketball – all of your local sports fixtures for this weekend

Here’s all the Laois sporting fixtures in full for the May bank holiday weekend. FRIDAY MAY 4 GAA Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1 Round 5 Graiguecullen V...
Adam Duffin goes highest lifted by Paddy Coss and Alan Maher

Portlaoise RFC U-17s claim Leinster Plate glory

Portlaoise U-17 secured the plate final on Saturday in Naas. Having lost the Area Final to Naas last Wednesday the lads needed to pick themselves...

The Big Five: Here’s the games worth keeping an eye on this weekend

Brought to you in association with Downey’s Autostop There is a relatively quiet weekend of sport ahead of us compared to the jam-packed weekends that have...

GAA, soccer, rugby – all of your local sports fixtures for this weekend

There is quiet schedule of sporting action this weekend. The conclusion of the Palmer Cup is taking place, the semi-finals of the Kelly Cup,...

Two Laois rugby players named in Leinster junior squad

Two Portlaoise rugby players will wear the Leinster colours in the coming weeks following the announcement of the province's junior squad for the upcoming...

5 Talking Points from the weekend sporting action

One of the quieter weekends on the sporting front but nonetheless, a number of Laois teams were in action across different sports. We had football,...
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Keep track of all of Sunday’s local sports results here

There isn't a massive amount of high-profile sports action around the county - but we'll ensure to keep you updated on what is happening. We'll...

The Big 5: Some of the most interesting games to watch out for this...

There's an incredibly long list of fixtures this weekend across all codes - but we've picked out five of the most interesting, with two...

Laois player aiming for prestigious All Ireland rugby glory while big game comes to...

A young rugby player from Portlaoise is bidding for All Ireland  glory this weekend when he lines out in the prestigious Fraser McMullen Cup...

Here are all of Friday’s local sports results

There was a number of games down for decision this evening across the county at adult and underage level. Crettyard Utd’s hopes of winning five...
The new fixtures for the hurling championships are here

GAA, soccer, rugby – all of your local sports fixtures for this weekend

With the weather picking up, so too, it seems is the volume of local sports fixtures. The soccer (in particular) and rugby clubs are coming...

Portarlington man helps Shannon back to the top tier of the Irish club rugby

Portarlington native, Keith Kavanagh and his club side, Shannon RFC, claimed the AIL Division 1B title last weekend and in doing so they clinched...

In Pictures: Incredible Portlaoise rugby side qualify for third final

Portlaoise U-17 rugby team are enjoying a special year and they qualified for a third final of the season on Sunday. Before the Plate semi...

Here is your master fixture list for this weekend including GAA, soccer, rugby and...

Here is this weekend's master fixture list of all things sport this weekend in Laois. FRIDAY, 13TH APRIL GAA Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Division 1A Round 4 Colt/St...
Emma Hooban with her dad Pat at full time after the big win

Leinster League glory for former Portlaoise Ladies rugby player

Dublin side St Mary's RFC won the Ladies Leinster Division 1 rugby league title at the weekend and a Laois woman played a stellar...

In Pictures: Strong Portarlington involvement as North Midlands deny Portlaoise in Leinster final

North Midlands Falcons 19 Portlaoise 5 Leinster Ladies Rugby Division 4 Final There was a strong Portarlington involvement with the North Midlands Falcons ladies rugby team...
Portlaoise Ladies Rugby Team

Two Portlaoise rugby teams in Leinster final action this weekend

Two Portlaoise rugby teams are in Leinster final action this weekend with the club's ladies side and U-17 boys both hoping to bring silverware...

Portlaoise advance to Leinster U-17 Premier League final

Portlaoise RFC 19 Gorey 10 Portlaoise U-17s secured their place in the final of the Leinster Premier League after they defeated a highly fancied Gorey...

Portlaoise Rugby Club set to hold second teenage disco

Following on from the success of last month's disco, Portlaoise Rugby Club are hosting another one to raise funds. The second Ruck Ball will take place...

Laois connection to historic Munster schools rugby success

The Munster Schools Senior Cup rugby final was one of the few sporting fixtures to go ahead last Sunday as the latest snow storm...

Crucial Laois hurling match goes ahead but host of other sports fixtures CANCELLED

The Sunday of a Bank Holiday weekend is traditionally busy. Following the St Patrick's celebrations, a number of people will have planned to go to...
Portlaoise Ladies Rugby Team

Leinster final awaits for glorious Portlaoise Ladies rugby team

Portlaoise 24 Tallaght 7  Ladies Rugby Leinster Division 4 League Semi Final Portlaoise Ladies rugby team will contest the Leinster Division 4 league final after a...
Eoghan Masterson

Masterson rewarded with new Connacht rugby contract

Former Portlaoise rugby player Eoghan Masterson has signed a new contract with Connacht. They have announced that the back rower has signed a two-year extension...
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

Disappointment for Laois players as Roscrea and Newbridge eliminated from Schools Cup

There was disappointment for the five Laois players involved in Schools Cup rugby over the last 24 hours. There were four players on the Cistercian College...
Defeats for Portarlington and Portlaoise in the rugby this afternoon

Defeats for Portarlington and Portlaoise in Leinster rugby league

Two potentially season defining matches took place today for the Laois clubs that play in the Leinster rugby league. Portarlington knew that relegation from Division...

Brave Portlaoise fall short against Skerries to end Towns Cup campaign

Portlaoise 9  Skerries 17 Leinster Towns Cup Second Round Portlaoise's Towns Cup campaign came to an end today as they were on the wrong side of...
There was disappointment for Alison Miller and the Ireland ladies rugby team this evening

Laois rugby star Miller stretchered off in Ireland match

There were distressing scenes in Donnybrook as Ireland rugby star Alison Miller was stretchered off after just a couple of minutes. The Laois woman was...
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