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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...

History made as Laois school play in first ever competitive rugby game

Mountrath CS 55 Kennedy College, New Ross 19 Leinster Junior Rugby Development League There was a little bit of history created in Togher yesterday as Mountrath...

Portlaoise continue winning start to rugby season

Portlaoise 31 Railway Union 18 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A A good second-half performance saw the Portlaoise rugby team pick up their second win of...
Emma Hooban with her dad Pat at full time after the big win

Former Portlaoise player named in Ireland Women’s rugby squad

What a couple of weeks it has been for this young Laois woman. Fresh from winning the Interprovincial Cup with Leinster, Emma Hooban has been...

Three Laois girls claim interprovincial championship title with Leinster

Three Laois girls were on hand to lift the Interprovincial Cup with Leinster as they secured the title on points-difference at Energia Park on...

Portlaoise RFC open new season with hard-fought win

Portlaoise 21 Newbridge 18 Leinster League Division 2A  Portlaoise RFC opened their league campaign with a hard-fought three point win over Newbridge this afternoon. Portlaoise dropped down...

In Pictures: Rugby shines at Battle of Laois

The third staging of The Battle of Laois, a full day of rugby matches and blitzes played between Portarlington RFC and Portlaoise RFC, took...

Portlaoise Ladies rugby get season off to a flying start

Portlaoise Ladies 59 CYM J1 5 Leinster Rugby Women's Division 4 Portlaoise Ladies got their season off to a great start with a 59–5 win at...
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 see off North Kildare in Hosie Cup

Portlaoise 32 North Kildare 24 Rugby - Hosie Cup Portlaoise came from behind in the final 20 minutes to record an eight-point win over over North...
There was disappointment for Alison Miller and the Ireland ladies rugby team this evening

Alison Miller on her injury woes, her sporting background and her desire to get...

It was nothing out of the ordinary. Alison Miller in full flight has been a familiar sight on the Irish wing since 2010. With a...

Laois girls set to feature in rugby inter-pros

A number of Laois girls are set to play in this year's rugby inter-provincials with Emma Hooban from Portlaoise in line to make her...

Young Portlaoise rugby star shining for Leinster as Irish Interpros continue

Over the past week, the University of Limerick has played host to the U-18 Irish Interprovincial Championships and a young Portlaoise RFC man has...

In Pictures: Leinster rugby players pay a visit to Portlaoise’s future stars

Brought to you in association with All Books and News Portlaoise  Young rugby fans got the chance to meet their idols to meet their idols...

Portlaoise man earns illustrious coaching position with top Welsh rugby team

Rugby has taken Alan Kingsley all around the world and back again. Now, the 35 year old has managed to add another notch to his...

Laois rugby player secures transfer to second American college

Portlaoise man Eoin Keenan has joined the illustrious Wheeling Jesuit University in West Virginia. Keenan makes the move from Louisiana State University of Alexandria to...

New management team for Portlaoise rugby as they look to 2018-19 season

Portlaoise Rugby Club have appointed a new management team for the 2018-2019 season - as they look to bounce back having been relegated to...

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...
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