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Saturday, April 17, 2021

‘I have unfinished business’ – Laois’s longest serving hurler as he...

Laois's longest serving hurler reckons he has 'unfinished business' as he enters his 15th consecutive season representing the county. Borris-Kilcotton defender Matthew Whelan made his...

Laois ladies unveil new sponsors ahead of 2021 season as local company comes on...

The Laois ladies footballers have unveiled new jersey sponsors for the upcoming 2021 season. IntegriLeads, which specialises in setting up crucial sales appointments for technology...

Stunning piece of art up for grabs at first Laois Gaels members competition

A stunning piece of art created by a local artist is the first prize up for grabs at the first ever Laois Gaels members...

Strong Laois connection to winning Grand National horse Minella Times

The success of Minella Times in the Aintree Grand National last Saturday was another huge triumph for jockey Racheal Blackmore, trainer Henry De Bromhead...

Laois man elected vice-chairman of Leinster Camogie

A well-known Laois man has been elected as the new vice-chairman of Leinster Camogie. Barney O'Connor of The Harps, who is also chairman of Laois...

Laois woman hoping to make history by becoming first Irish person to compete at...

History is in the making as two of Ireland’s top lady polo players bid to take centre stage for the first time at the...

Fixtures details confirmed as Laois ladies and Laois Camogie set to resume competitive action...

The Laois ladies and Laois Camogie teams are set to resume competitive action on the weekend of May 22/23. The initial plan for the National...

Games, games, games – advice for coaches of young players as restrictions on underage...

One of the first restrictions set to be eased at the end of this month is that underage sports training is allowed to resume. And...

A magic win over Monaghan and an early career defeat among O’Loughlin’s defining memories

Given that John O'Loughlin has played for Laois for so long and has been an ever present on the county senior football team since...
The Ballypickas team that won the Laois Junior hurling final in 1994

County Final Memory: Ballypickas claim junior hurling honours in 1994

Ballypickas 1-7 Kyle 0-5 1994 Laois JHC ‘A’ Final Ballypickas and Kyle are two of the smallest hurling clubs in Laois but they’re two clubs with...

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The Ballypickas team that won the Laois Junior hurling final in 1994

County Final Memory: Ballypickas claim junior hurling honours in 1994

Ballypickas 1-7 Kyle 0-5 1994 Laois JHC ‘A’ Final Ballypickas and Kyle are two of the smallest hurling clubs in Laois but they’re two clubs with...

Laois footballer nominated for prestigious Gaelic Players Association academic award

The Gaelic Players Association launched their inaugural GPA Excellence Awards recently. These brand new awards have been split into six different categories. The nominations for each...

Strong Laois connection as Acapella Bourgeois bids for Grand National glory

The most iconic horse race in the world takes place this afternoon - and there will be Laois interest in it. The Grand National in...

‘It’s a complete and utter disaster when you have Dublin in your province’

Being in a province with the Dublin footballers is "a complete and utter disaster" according to former Laois player Peter O'Leary who believes the...

Laois GAA club set to resume popular bingo game – but with a twist

A Laois GAA club have announced the resumption of their popular bingo game - but with a twist. Due to Covid-19, Portarlington GAA have decided...

Blow for club and county as key forward ruled out for season with injury

There has been a pre-season blow for the Laois hurlers and Rathdowney-Errill as a key forward is set to be out for the 2021...

What the new GAA schedule is likely to mean for Laois

After weeks of speculation, the GAA revealed their new calendar for the 2021 season yesterday. All conditional on the Covid-19 situation of course, the calendar...

Restructured league, no backdoor and club activity – 2021 GAA calendar will see action...

The GAA have announced the fixture calendar for both football and hurling at inter-county level - and given an indication for when they believe...

Star-studded line up confirmed as Laois athletics club hosts for series of webinars

A Laois athletics club have announced a series of webinars with star-studded guests to celebrate their tenth birthday. Ballyroan Abbeyleix & District AC are hosting...

GAA ‘hopeful’ for a return to club training for adults in May

The GAA are 'hopeful' that adult club players will be permitted to return to training in May. All club activity has been suspended at adult...

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