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Saturday, June 6, 2020

Death stares, Thomas Gravesen, young footballers and Roy Keane – A...

In November 2005, Roy Keane's Manchester United career ended when he contract was cancelled by mutual consent. The then 33-year-old signed for Celtic a couple...

Advice to aspiring young soccer players from a Laois man exposed to the professional...

Portlaoise’s Paul Cahillane has offered some advice to young Laois soccer players who may be offered the opportunity of a professional career abroad. The former...

Laois’s Mount Rushmore – Off the Ball’s unenviable task of picking our four greatest...

How? Just how could you pick this? Pick Laois's best four sports people of all time. Well that's what Off the Ball, Newstalk's hugely popular...

The story of a Laois man, a future Man United flop and a wet...

Portlaoise's Paul Cahillane has revealed his toughest ever soccer opponent. The former Celtic, UCD and Wexford Youths midfielder was the guest on this week's addition...

In Pictures: Laois camogie side swaps hurls for wooden spoons for club and community...

Banríon Gaels Camogie Club conducted a virtual bake off competition last week which saw members swap their hurls for wooden spoons to give back...

Laois Football Memory: Laois shock Monaghan in 2012 to set off on Qualifier run

Laois 2-12 Monaghan 0-12 All-Ireland Qualifiers Round 2 2012 Laois and Monaghan have only met twice in championship football - with the win over the Farney...

Laois participants sought as Ireland’s Fittest Family open for applications again

Laois families have a great track record on the hugely popular Ireland's Fittest Family TV programme - and the producers of the show are...

Laois Football Memory: A beautiful day in Navan – remembering Laois’s win over mighty...

At the time Meath were the bluebloods of Gaelic football; they were revered, feared and respected and had not only scaled the peak once...

Rathdowney student honoured by GAA in Future Leaders competition

St Fergal's College Rathdowney Transition Year Student Ella Hayes was among the winners in the recent GAA Future Leaders National Competition for second level...

Culleton, Keenan, Kelly, Lalor and Cuddy – Laois’s top five hurling goalscorers of all...

A recent LaoisToday feature on PJ Cuddy referenced a stat that the Camross man was Laois’s highest goalscorer of all time.  The Laois GAA Bible account...

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Culleton, Keenan, Kelly, Lalor and Cuddy – Laois’s top five hurling goalscorers of all...

A recent LaoisToday feature on PJ Cuddy referenced a stat that the Camross man was Laois’s highest goalscorer of all time.  The Laois GAA Bible account...

County Final Memory: Portarlington end their famine in 1988

Portarlington 0-6 Timahoe 0-5 1988 Laois SFC Final Portlaoise's dominance of the Laois club football scene in the 1980s saw them win six titles in seven...

Laois secondary school student scoops national sports journalism award

A Portlaoise CBS Transition Year student has won a national award for journalism. David 'Dee' O'Brien, from The Heath, has won the GAA Future Leaders...

Laois GAA club turn the sod on €180,000 new development

GAA pitches remain closed due to the Coronavirus but one club has turned the sod on a massive upgrade to theirs. Ballyroan-Abbey GAA have two...

GAA set to open walking tracks but not pitches on June 8 – if...

The GAA will open their walking tracks on June 8 if the Government proceed to Phase 2 of their plan to re-open the the...

Willie Dunphy recalls ‘greatest memory’ when Laois defeated Dublin in Portlaoise

Laois senior hurler Willie Dunphy says that his greatest ever memory in a Laois jersey was when the O'Moore's defeated Dublin last July. The Clough-Ballacolla...

GAA still ‘hopeful’ of running Cul Camps this summer despite Coronavirus

The GAA are still 'hopeful' of staging Cul Camps in Laois and throughout the country this summer - despite the Coronavirus pandemic. GAA Ard Stiurthoir...

How a Carlow footballer has had a big influence on a young Laois hurler

Carlow football and Laois hurling are not two things that you would expect to come together - but that is exactly what happened on...

Laois Football Memory: The incredibly dramatic Laois-Offaly football clash in 2003

Laois 1-12 Offaly 1-12 2003 Leinster SFC Quarter-final The 2003 inter-county football season will never be forgotten in Laois. A first Leinster title in 57 years, a...

Athletics hopeful of autumn return as big events in the pipeline

With the country in lockdown, it has been an age since there has been any athletics action. But the athletics community at all levels are...

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