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Emily Corbet and Della Doherty

Laois duo feature as Republic of Ireland Women complete U-19 European tournament

The Republic of Ireland U-19 Women's team completed their European tournament last night - with two Laois players featuring. Over the course of five days,...
Della Doherty

Laois player selected for Republic of Ireland U-19 Women’s squad for European tournament

A Laois player has been selected on the Republic of Ireland U-19 Women's squad for a European tournament this week. Portarlington's Della Doherty is one...

Lalor on fire as Stradbally Town defeat Mountmellick United for Laois Combined Counties glory

Stradbally Town 3 Mountmellick United 2  CCFL Laois Cup Final  The Laois section of the CCFL Summer League came to a conclusion in Abbeyleix at the...

Laois soccer star scoops Women’s National League Player of the Month award

Laois soccer player Kylie Murphy has been rewarded for her fantastic form by claiming the Women's National League Player of the Month Award for...

Big win over local rivals Tullamore sees Portlaoise AFC continue brilliant league start

Tullamore Town 1 Portlaoise AFC 5 Leinster Senior League Division 1A Portlaoise AFC moved into top spot in Division 1A of the Leinster Senior League following...

In Pictures: Portlaoise AFC U-13 edge out Tullamore to claim Midlands League glory

Portlaoise AFC and Tullamore Town met in a thrilling playoff for the U-13 Midlands Schoolboys League title recently Rosleaghan Park. Despite their age, both teams...

Maryborough edge rivals Portlaoise Rovers in CCFL Shield final thriller

Maryborough 4 Portlaoise Rovers 3 CCFL Summer Shield Final Maryborough came out victorious in the CCFL Shield final against local rivals Portlaoise Rovers to seal their...

Two Laois players named in Republic of Ireland U-19 Women’s squad ahead of busy...

Two Laois teenagers have been named in the latest Republic of Ireland U-19 Women's squad. Portarlington's Della Doherty and Clonaslee's Emily Corbet have made Head...

Laois goalkeeper signs for League of Ireland club for remainder of the season

Treaty United have signed a new goalkeeper for the remainder of the League of Ireland season - and he hails from Laois. Portlaoise's Sean McCormack...

Adult debut brings first senior goal for Laois teenager as Bohemians advance in FAI...

The first round of the FAI Cup is taking place this weekend and there has been plenty of Laois involvement. Dublin side Bohemians took on...

Portlaoise AFC on form remain unbeaten with impressive win in Leinster Senior League

Portlaoise AFC 4 Dublin Bus 1 Leinster Senior League Division 1A Portlaoise AFC welcomed Dublin Bus to Rosleighan Park on a perfect Friday evening to watch...

Laois soccer player signs for League of Ireland club for the remainder of the...

A Laois soccer player has signed for a League of Ireland club for the remainder of the season. Garry Comerford, who previously played for Shamrock...

Six-star start to new Leinster Senior League season as Portlaoise AFC off to a...

Ardmore Rovers 0 Portlaoise AFC 6 Leinster Senior League Division 1A After a quick pitstop at new sponsors - The Wandering Elk - Portlaoise AFC travelled...

Laois’s newest soccer club on finding a home, making a great start and plans...

With the weekend just gone, we saw the return of competitive soccer in Laois in the form of the CCFL Summer Competition. For one club,...

‘Unprecedented growth’ leads to Laois soccer club fielding four adult teams

Mountmellick United got back to competitive soccer at the weekend, after a long hiatus, and the growth of the club was in evidence as...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

11 Laois clubs set for the off as CCFL’s Summer Competition to begin this...

The soccer season at local level was just about to get underway last year when it was called to a halt. A handful of games...

Laois teenager selected for Republic of Ireland U-19 Women’s squad for Northern Ireland friendlies

A Laois teenager has been selected on the Republic of Ireland U-19 Women's squad for two friendlies this week. Clonaslee's Emily Corbet, who plays for...

Four Laois girls selected on Midlands U-15 Gaynor Cup squad

The Midlands League have confirmed a 26-player squad for the U-15 Gaynor Cup competition – and four Laois-based girls have made it. Traditionally, the showpiece...

Seven Laois girls selected on Midlands squad for U-13 Gaynor Cup

The Midlands League have confirmed a 20-player squad for the U-13 Gaynor Cup competition - and seven Laois-based girls have made it. Traditionally, the showpiece...

WATCH: Laois soccer player scores stunning goal and is named in Team of the...

There is a very high Laois representation in the Women's League of Ireland this year and one of them scored a very special goal...

Dundalk confirm departure of Laois man Keegan as manager

Dundalk have confirmed the departure of Laois native Shane Keegan as their manager. Reports surfaced over the weekend that the Rathdowney man had tendered his...

Host of Laois teenagers sign for League of Ireland clubs ahead of new season

A host of Laois teenagers have signed for League of Ireland clubs ahead of the new season. Traditionally, the underage League of Ireland season, which...

Huge Laois involvement as Women’s National League set to get underway this weekend

The Women's National League is set to get underway this weekend - and there is massive Laois representation across the teams. This is the female...

Meet the Laois man playing an integral role in the Republic of Ireland’s 2022...

The Republic of Ireland begin their qualifying campaign for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in Belgrade this evening. Stephen Kenny's charges face hosts Serbia...

Killeshin FC become first Laois soccer club to win FAI Club Mark award

Killeshin FC have become the first Laois club to be presented with the FAI Club Mark award. The FAI Club Mark is an award based...

Laois and the League of Ireland: No team to follow but plenty of people...

The League of Ireland 2021 season gets underway this evening with two games in the Premier Division down for decision. For the last number of...

Weekend Read: Remembering Portlaoise AFC’s incredible 1991 FAI Cup run

It may be 30 years ago this month but the memories are still vivid. On two Sundays in March of 1991, Portlaoise AFC played in...

Silverware for Keegan’s Dundalk in first game in charge

Life as Dundalk's first team manager got off to a winning start last night for Shane Keegan as the Louth club retained the President's...

Laois teenager making waves with Burnley in the U-18 Premier League

A Laois teenager is mixing it with the likes of Man United, Man City and Liverpool in the U-18 Premier League. Ruairi Behan, who hails...

Laois man appointed manager of Dundalk ahead of new League of Ireland season

Rathdowney native Shane Keegan has been appointed as the first team manager of League of Ireland side Dundalk ahead of the commencement of the...