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Local soccer league postpones fixtures for one week due to Covid-19 cases

The consistently high number of daily Covid-19 cases is impacting all facets of life - and sport is no different. The Combined Counties Football League...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

Local CCFL soccer season resumes after winter break

The local soccer season resumes at full pace this weekend with the return of the Combined Counties leagues after the Christmas break. You can check...
Portlaoise CBS U-19

Big Leinster League soccer wins for Portlaoise CBS U-17s and U-19s

Two Portlaoise CBS teams ended their 2021 campaigns in style this week with big wins in the Leinster Soccer League. The U-19s were up against...
Kyra-Carusa

Meet the striker with strong Laois connections who is hoping to fire Republic of...

The Republic of Ireland Women's team made history in Tallaght at the end of last month when they defeated Georgia 11-0 in a World...

Laois star named Women’s League of Ireland Player of the Year

A Laois soccer player has been named Player of the Year at the 2021 SSE Airtricity Women's National League Awards. Graiguecullen native Kylie Murphy, who...
Wexford Youths

Glory for Laois trio as Wexford Youths stun Shelbourne to claim FAI Women’s Cup...

There were wild celebrations in Tallaght Stadium last night as three Laois players helped Wexford Youths claims Women's FAI Cup glory. Stephen Quinn's side came...
Portlaoise CBS

Success for Portlaoise CBS senior footballers but defeat for U-15 soccer team in latest...

Portlaoise CBS 3-17 Scoil Dara Kilcock 2-12 South Leinster Senior 'B' Football League Round 2   Portlaoise CBS made it two wins from two in the South...

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

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday in March of this year.  It may be 30 years ago this month but the memories are still...
Portlaoise CBS U-19s

Victory for Portlaoise CBS in the first round of the U-19 Senior soccer Cup

Life is slowly starting to return to normal as Covid-19 restrictions ease - and the resumption of school sports is certainly welcome. For the best...
Wexford Youths

WATCH: Laois trio to the fore as Wexford Youth reach FAI Women’s Cup Final

Wexford Youths Women stunned Peamount United at the weekend to reach the FAI Cup final. They scored an extra time victory over the league leaders...
Benny Lawlor

WATCH: All the latest CCFL fixtures and results as Stradbally Town striker scores a...

It was another very busy week on the local soccer front with games taking place across the county and outside of it involving Laois...
Emo Celtic

Emo Celtic looking sharp for new soccer season in new gear

The CCFL soccer season is up and running again and will hope it's not as severely disrupted as the past two seasons due to...

All of the latest Combined Counties Football League fixtures and results

The local soccer season is firmly underway with games involving Laois teams over the last few weeks. The CCFL is into week five and we...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

All of the latest CCFL fixtures and results with season up and running

The local soccer season is firmly underway with games involving Laois teams over the last few weeks. The CCFL is into week four and we...
Sean Dowling

First annual Sean Dowling Memorial Shield to be played this weekend with all proceeds...

The first ever annual Sean Dowling Memorial Shield will take place this weekend. Mr Dowling, who battled terminal cancer since the beginning of 2018, passed...
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...