Monday, December 9, 2019

Manager Quirke sees ‘largely positive’ aspects within new Laois team

Laois played their opening round of the O'Byrne Cup on Saturday afternoon where they came up short to rivals Offaly. Despite walking away with a...

European silver medal for Mulhare’s Ireland at Cross Country Championships

Mary Mulhare's Ireland have claimed a silver medal at the European Cross Country Championship in Portugal this afternoon. The Portlaoise native was part of the...
Portlaoise AFC are now just one win away from claiming the title

Bad weather hits local soccer as just a handful of games played

Storm Atiyah made its presence felt on the Atlantic Coast of Ireland today and it also swept in a number of heavy showers our...

Laois County Council hit Laois GAA with rates over use of MW Hire O’Moore...

Laois County Council have hit Laois GAA with a bill of €18,000 in commercial rates. Up to now, Laois GAA had never paid rates but...

St Brigid’s crowned minor camogie champions after eight-point triumph over Camross

St Brigid’s 0-14 Camross 1-3 Laois Minor Camogie Final St Brigid's were crowned Laois Minor Camogie Champions after an eight-point victory over Camross at the LOETB...

Seven talking points as Laois fall short to Offaly in opening game of O’Byrne...

Laois took on Offaly in McCann Park this afternoon in Round 1 of the O'Byrne Cup. Mike Quirke's men fell at the last hurdle as...

Experimental Laois lose out to Offaly in O’Byrne Cup opener

Laois 2-12 Offaly 1-17 Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup Round 1  The Mike Quirke era of football in Laois got off to a losing start as...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Laois take on Offaly in the O’Byrne...

Laois take on Offaly in Round 1 O'Byrne Cup in McCann Park, Portarlington at 2pm. During the week, Laois manager Mike Quirke confirmed that Donie...

Laois boss looking to blood new faces as O’Byrne Cup gets underway

The 2020 season will get underway 24 days before the year actually begins as the O'Byrne Cup gets underway this afternoon. The Laois footballers face...

Courtwood-Emo crowned U-20 football champions following extra time win over Portarlington

Courtwood-Emo 1-15 Portarlington 0-16 (AET) Laois Shopping Centre U-20 'A' Football Championship  Courtwood-Emo are the final winners of a championship in Laois for 2020 as they...

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Courtwood-Emo crowned U-20 football champions following extra time win over Portarlington

Courtwood-Emo 1-15 Portarlington 0-16 (AET) Laois Shopping Centre U-20 'A' Football Championship  Courtwood-Emo are the final winners of a championship in Laois for 2020 as they...
We're live in Stradbally for the meeting of Westmeath and Laois in the O'Byrne Cup

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Courtwood-Emo and Portarlington clash in the U-20...

Portarlington take on Courtwood-Emo in the U-20 Championship final in Stradbally tonight at 7:45pm. Following on from strong performances from both sides in their semi-finals,...

Solution found as Athy Rugby Club saved from closure

Athy Rugby Club - who have had countless Laois players and members over their long history - have secured public liability insurance after a...

Mountrath hold off Naas to advance to Leinster ‘B’ schools semi-final

Mountrath CS 2-15 Naas CBS 2-13 Leinster B Senior Hurling quarter-final  Mountrath CS shook off Naas CBS this afternoon in an entertaining yet heated game. Both sides...

Women in Sport: Portlaoise, Irish and European Golf ace Mary Doyle

Brought to you in association with Joe Mallon Motors, Portlaoise. This week's addition to our Women in Sports segment is golf ace Mary Doyle. Mary has...

League of Ireland looking for Laois players to take on Women’s National League trials...

Laois players are being encouraged to go along to the Women's National League trials tonight and if you think you have what it takes...

Previewing tonight’s U-20 football final between Courtwood-Emo and Portarlington

Portarlington take on Courtwood-Emo in the U-20 Championship final in Stradbally tonight at 7:45pm. Following on from strong performances from both sides in their semi-finals,...

Long serving Laois stalwarts Munnelly, Timmons and Begley back for another season

Ross Munnelly, Mark Timmons and Colm Begley will don the Laois jersey for the footballers in 2020 once again. New Laois manager Mike Quirke confirmed...

Plenty of new faces as Laois football team named for O’Byrne Cup opener

New Laois football manager Mike Quirke has named five debutants in the Laois team to face Offaly in the opening round of the O'Byrne...

In Pictures: Laois GAA 5th/6th class Town League a great success

Over the past months 5th/6th students from Portlaoise and surrounding areas have taken part in the town league. The competition which is in its third...

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