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Laois soccer club launch development fundraiser after site for new playing facilities secured

A Laois soccer club has launched a development fundraiser - a few months after a site for new playing pitches had been secured. At lands...

Importance of education a huge factor in any decision to go abroad for young...

Doing a Leaving Cert and setting up your life outside of sport is very important to two young Laois soccer stars. Portlaoise teenagers Aaron Doran...

Huge investment in soccer in South Laois set to pay dividends

Three major investments in soccer clubs in South Laois will hopefully see the sport grow exponentially in the coming years. So says Killeshin FC's Ian...

Laois duo excel as Bohemians claim League of Ireland U-17 glory

Bohemians claimed the U-17 League of Ireland title last night - with two Laois teenagers playing crucial roles. Portlaoise natives Colin Conroy and Aaron Doran...

Laois teenager involved as Peamount United make FAI Women’s Cup history

Peamount United made FAI Women's Cup history on Saturday as they claimed the silverware by 6-0 against Cork City - the biggest ever winning...

Midlands League secretary sends letter to local TDs requesting support

The secretary of the Midland Schoolboys League, the governing body for juvenile soccer in Laois, has penned a letter to TDs in Laois, Offaly...

Strong Laois link as Dundalk claim thrilling FAI Cup success

There was a strong Laois link with Dundalk's thrilling FAI Cup success in the Aviva Stadium with Rathdowney man Shane Keegan a key part...

Laois man hoping for FAI Cup final success with Dundalk

The FAI Cup final will take place in the Aviva Stadium this evening when Shamrock Rovers will look to complete a league and cup...

‘Let the kids play’ – Midlands League secretary pens open letter to FAI and...

The secretary of the Midland Schoolboys League, the governing body for juvenile soccer in Laois, has penned an open letter to the FAI and...

Meet the Laois man all set to compete in the Champions League in North...

A Laois soccer player is set to represent a Dublin club in the UEFA Futsal Champions League in North Macedonia this weekend. Mateusz Cwienk will...

How a Podcast interview led to a Laois man heading for the Europa League...

Dundalk will begin their second ever Europa League adventure tonight when they take on Molde in Tallaght Stadium in Round 1 of the group...

Laois soccer club team up with cancer charity ahead of new season

A Laois soccer club have teamed up with a cancer charity ahead of the new season. Mountmellick United Ladies have launched their 'Sponsor A Star'...

Laois man to the fore as Dundalk secure €3 million Europa League place

For the second time in their history, Dundalk reached the group stages of the Europa League last night in the Aviva Stadium. They defeated Ki...

Full round of CCFL fixtures announced as the new season starts

After a short pre season for many clubs the CCFL is back in action this weekend with a full round of fixtures. Most Laois clubs...

Seven goal Portlaoise AFC U-16s seal the SFAI Regional cup glory

Sketchers U-16 SFAI Regional Cup final BBC United 1-7 Portlaoise Portlaoise were crowned U-16 SFAI Regional Cup champions as they ran in seven goals in a...

Glory for Mountmellick United in CCFL Women’s Shield final

Mountmellick United 1 Birr Town 0 Combined Counties Football League Women's Shield Final Mountmellick United rounded off their stop-start season in dramatic style with a hugely-deserved...

Historic day as Portlaoise side Towerhill Rovers win Combined Counties Cup

Towerhill Rovers 2 Birr AFC 0 Combined Counties Cup Final Just eight years after setting up as a club Portlaoise side Towerhill Rovers have won the...

Portlaoise side Towerhill Rovers in search of first Counties Cup win

Conor Davis Park Mountmellick is the setting for Sunday’s final of the Combined Counties Football Leagues Blue Ribbon competition, the John Farrell Combined Counties...

My Club & I: Towerhill Rovers defender Kevin Sheehan ahead of Counties Cup Final

The Combined Counties Cup is the biggest domestic soccer competition in this part of the country. On Sunday, the final of the 2019-2020 edition will...

Mountmellick to feast at CCFL top table following Division 1 success

The Mountmellick United soccer team will join the big boys of the CCFL next season after they claimed league glory last night. Going into last...

Big Laois involvement in cup finals in latest CCFL fixtures

The Combined Counties Football League's 2019-2020 seasons, which is almost 12 months old now, is down to the final stages. This Sunday sees four cup...

Towerhill Rovers march to cup final and Abbeyleix claim Shield glory

The semi-finals of the John Farrell Combined Counties Cups were played yesterday with mixed fortunes for the Laois sides involved. Portlaoise outfit Towerhill Rovers overcame...

Laois soccer ladies team on the lookout for new faces

With the new season just around the corner, Mountmellick United's ever-improving Senior Ladies soccer team are looking for new players from around the county...

All the latest local CCFL soccer fixtures

The games are back in full flow after the partial lockdown and we are now down to the business end of the season. On Friday...

Abbeyleix Athletic U-19s claim CCFL Division 1 title

Abbeyleix AFC's U-19 squad secured an impressive CCFL Division 1 title recently following a convincing win over a Clara side who themselves were within...

Towerhill Rovers and Mountmellick Utd progress to Combined Counties Cup semi finals

The quarter finals of the John Farrell Combined County Cups were played yesterday and there was added Laois interest as Towerhill Rovers and Mountmellick...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

Carlow soccer league to delay start of new season as Over-35s resume

Carlow Soccer League have decided to delay the start of their new season. The new winter season for all Junior clubs has been postponed from...
The Midlands face Donegal in the Kennedy Cup this evening

A bumper weekend of soccer ahead as CCFL publish latest figures

The local soccer season is almost 12 months old now as efforts to bring the 2019-2020 campaign to an end continue. The CCFL have published...
Portlaoise AFC are now just one win away from claiming the title

CCFL announce fixtures as season set to resume once again

For the second time this season, the local soccer league is preparing to resume action after an enforced shutdown. The lockdown on Laois on Friday...

Wins for Mountmellick United, Maryborough, Abbeyleix and Stradbally Town in latest CCFL action

The 2019-2020 edition of the CCFL continued at the weekend and there was plenty of league and cup action involving Laois teams. In Division 1,...