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In Pictures: Tennis, hurling and football success for Knockbeg College

It's been a great week of sport out in Knockbeg College in a number of different categories. TENNIS There was great success for 2nd year student...

Another win for St Joseph’s as they sweep through O’Dempsey’s

O'Dempsey's 1-3 St Joseph's 2-17  ACFL Division 1A In a repeat of last year's Division 1A final, it was St Joseph's who powered from start to...

All this week’s Laois GAA fixtures

Here is this week's Laois GAA fixtures. Monday, 9th April Midlands Park Hotel Under-15 Hurling League Division 1 Round 2 Castletown Slieve Bloom V Clough-Ballacolla 6.30pm Abbeyleix St...
Aine Haberlin will be hoping to lead Trinity College to glory this weekend

Clinical Tyrone too strong as Laois Ladies fall to their fifth...

Laois 2-8    Tyrone 4-12 Ladies Football National League Division 2 Round 7 The Laois Ladies were unable to get a vital win in their battle...
The Heath struck late to claim a draw against St Joseph's tonight

Late Kavanagh point seals an opening round victory for The Heath

The Heath 2-9  Graiguecullen 1-11 Laois Shopping Centre Division 1A It took a late point from the young substitute Dylan Kavanagh to clinch victory for The...

Six talking points from the weekend’s sporting action

There was a very busy schedule of sport in the weekend gone by. This was greatly helped as it was the first weekend of the...

Mountrath reach South Leinster football final with win over Dunlavin

Mountrath CS 1-17 St Kevin's, Dunlavin 2-9 South Leinster Junior 'C' Football Semi-final Mountrath CS secured a spot in the South Leinster Junior 'C' final with...
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Clearing up the confusion surrounding the new age grades in GAA

Over the past week there has been some confusion around the new age grades that have been introduced by the GAA, which include changes...

Remember the Game: Micko’s Laois claim O’Byrne Cup success in 2005

Laois 0-17 Westmeath 0-12 O'Byrne Cup Final 2005 With Laois set to face off against Westmeath in the second leg of their O'Byrne Cup group stage tie,...

Laois GAA football and hurling chairmen confirmed

Laois GAA have new football and hurling chairmen for the 2018 season. New County Board chairman Peter O'Neill vacated the role after taking the top...

Best of 2017 – Sixteen young players to look out for...

In July of this year, Alan Hartnett made up his list of sixteen young players to look out for in the Senior football championship.  The...

Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

NEWS Portarlington car accident A 7-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being knocked down by a car in Portarlington Train strikes  Irish Rail staff picketed at train...
Stradbally who defeated Portlaoise in the SFC final - they sit high up in our rankings

UPDATED: Laois GAA Football Power Rankings

Right, the Laois club football leagues are done and dusted and championship season is upon us. A couple of months ago, we caused a bit of...
The Knockbeg College team who took part in the annual 1916 Commemoration Football Blitz

Knockbeg College host second annual 1916 Commemoration Football Blitz

Knockbeg College hosted its Annual 1916 Commemoration Football Blitz last month. The Cup and Shield are named in honour of two prominent figures in the...
Laois GAA is full of wonderful nicknames and here is an updated list of them

UPDATED: There really are some classics in the Laois GAA club...

We released our Laois GAA club player nicknames a week ago and they proved to be extremely popular. People fell in love with the likes...
We're in O'Moore Park to bring you the action live

There really are some classics in the Laois GAA club player...

Laois GAA people are renowned nationally for their iconic nicknames. From Cheddar to Picky to Wooly, the national media are often left ogling over our...
We're in O'Moore Park to bring you the action live

Laois GAA decline to comment after reports hurling and football coaches...

Laois GAA Chairman Gerry Kavanagh says the County Board will not be commenting on reports that hurling and football coaches have been axed as...
Adam Campion was influential for St Joseph's tonight but he is soon off to the USA

Five wins in a row for 14-man St Joseph’s

St Joseph's 1-12 Portlaoise 0-10 ACFL Division 1A St Joseph's made it five straight wins in the ACFL Division 1A as they overcame a numerical disadvantage...
The Cumann na mBunscol final fixtures are here

Laois Cumann na mBunscol hurling panel named

Laois Cumann na mBunscol have embarked on a new venture in an attempt to improve football and hurling in the county. For the first time,...
The Portlaoise team who were crowned U-14 Feile champions this afternoon

DJ the hero as Portlaoise claim Feile glory

Portlaoise 1-4 Ballyroan-Abbey 0-4 U-14 'A' Football Feile Final DJ White kicked 1-2 for Portlaoise as they claimed the U-14 'A' Feile football title in O'Moore...
Colin Slevin of Portarlington ended the game with 2-4 against Ballyroan-Abbey

Some young club players will play only FIVE games this year

Some young GAA players in Laois face the prospect of playing only five competitive games this year due to structural changes. This year, due to fixture...
The Heath struck late to claim a draw against St Joseph's tonight

eir Sport announce deal to show live club championship games

Fancy watching the first round of the Laois Shopping Centre football championship from your couch this summer? Well, that could now be a possibility as...

Heartbreak for Graigue lads as Carlow CBS edged out in extra...

There was extra time heartbreak for Carlow CBS today as they were edged out in the All-Ireland 'B' football semi final. The Carlow school, who...
The Cumann na mBunscol final fixtures are here

Laois Cumann na mBunscol announce new initiative

Laois Cumann na mBunscol have embarked on a new venture in an attempt to improve football and hurling in the county. For the first time,...
Stradbally who defeated Portlaoise in the SFC final - they sit high up in our rankings

Stradbally to begin SFC defence against old rivals The Heath

2016 champions Stradbally will play near neighbours The Heath in the opening round of the Laois Shopping Cenrtre SFC after the draws were made...

Lowry’s UCD advance to Sigerson Cup final

UCD 1-10 UL 0-11 Sigerson Cup Semi Final There will be one representative at the final weekend in the most prestigious third level competition in the country...
Congratulations to the Colaiste Ísogáin lads on a brilliant victory

Glory for Íosagáin in South Leinster decider

Colaiste Íosagáin 0-12 Gorey CS 1-6 South Leinster Junior Football Final Colaiste Íosagáin were crowned South Leinster Junior football champions this afternoon following a three point...