20 C
County Laois
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Home Tags Laois Athletics

Tag: Laois Athletics

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...

In Pictures: McLoughlin leads his Laois Team to Leinster Gold in...

The "new kid on the block" in Laois Masters Athletics, Paddy McLoughlin, led his Laois Over-50 team to Team Gold in sun-soaked Gowran on...

Women in Sport: Ireland’s Fittest Family contestant and talented athlete Maeve...

This week we have something special in our 'Women in Sports' segment. The Ireland's Fittest Family final will air Sunday night at 6:30pm on RTE1,...

Mulhare rules the roost again while Ballyroan-Abbeyleix claim team prize on...

Mary Mulhare from Portlaoise Athletic Club claimed the Downey’s Autostop Laois senior ladies cross country title for an eighth time on Sunday morning in...

In Pictures: Great success for Laois Athletes at National Cross Country...

The rain cleared for a few hours to make way for fantastic racing at Sundays National Championships where Laois athletes excelled. None more so the...

In Pictures: Laois men win Leinster athletics title in style

The Leinster Novice (Junior & Even Ages) was held on the Bank Holiday Saturday last in Gowran, Kilkenny. Fortunately for athletes and spectators alike, it...

In Pictures: Cross Country season up and running as Primary Schools...

There's nothing like the onset of autumn on the local sporting scene to usher in the cross country athletics season. And so it was in...

Primary schools gearing up for 4th annual Laois Athletics cross country...

All roads will lead to Emo GAA Field next Wednesday, September 25th, for the annual Downeys Suzuki Laois Athletics Primary Schools Cross Country races. This...

Laois Athletics announces partnership with new sponsor Downey’s Suzuki

Laois Athletics is delighted to announce a new sponsorship partner, with Downey's Suzuki coming on board just as the cross country season is about...

Huge attendance at Laois secondary schools Track & Field championships

Boys and girls from secondary schools all over Laois competed in the Laois secondary schools Track & Fields championships in St Abban's yesterday. They took...

Great days of athletics at Laois Novice Road Race and Rás...

The Downeys Nissan Laois Athletics Novice Road Race Championships took place in Ballyfin on Sunday. In ideal conditions, slightly cool and no rain or wind,...

In Pictures: Laois Athletics Indoor Track and Field Championships a huge...

Athletes, parents and supporters from all nine Athletic Clubs in the County travelled by the bus load to Nenagh at the weekend for the...

National bronze medal for fantastic Laois athletes

The Irish Life National Senior, Junior and Even Ages took place at the National Sports Campus recently, where a great day of racing took...

Running from Injury: Exciting course aimed at therapists, runners and coaches

It's no secret we have a huge tradition of athletics here in Laois, and like any sport, it can result in performance debilitating injuries. Dr...

Summer League concludes in glorious sunshine in Vicarstown

The Laois Athletics Downeys Nissan Summer Athletics league concluded on Monday evening last. There was a very enjoyable programme of events in Vicarstown. Competition was held...

Success for Laois athletes at All-Ireland juvenile Track and Field championships

The All-Ireland Juvenile Track & Field Championships take place over two weekends, and last weekend saw some great performances from the best of the...

We have a national long jump champion in our midst

One Emo-Rath athlete has continued to excel in the long, triple and high jumps and is earmarked for even more success in the future. Eoin...

In Pictures: Huge success for Laois athletes at Leinster Juvenile Track...

The Leinster Athletics Track & Field championships drew to a close on Sunday evening last, and what a weekend it was for Laois Athletes. The...

Rain causes cancellation of local sports event

Heavy rainfall earlier today has already begun to cause the cancellation of local sports fixtures. Due to the bad weather, the Downey’s Nissan Laois Athletics...

Here is a round up of the Laois Secondary Schools Track...

Brought to you in association with Downey’s Autostop St Abban's Athletic Club was a busy spot last Wednesday, as 45 competitions, both track and field, went...

Curtain comes down on Laois Athletics Road Race series as Sweeney...

The sun was shining in Portarlington for the final event in this year's road series which was hosted by St Michael's Athletics Club on...

In Pictures: Geoghegan and Sweeney the big winners in Laois Athletics...

The Downey's Nissan Laois Senior Road Races took place in Fisherstown this morning in glorious weather as St Abban's dominated the men's event with...

Laois athletes impress on final day of Leinster indoor action

The 2018 Leinster Athletics Indooor Season concluded yesterday in AIT, and some Laois athletes certainly kept the best wine until last. Sunday's programme comprised Hurdles,...

Mulhare and Geoghegan take top prizes in Laois intermediate road races

The second race in the Downeys Nissan/Laois Athletics championships and juvenile non championships races took place in Ballyfin on Sunday morning in perfect conditions. The...

In Pictures: Busy day of action as Laois indoor athletics finals...

The Laois indoor athletics finals took place last weekend in Nenagh with a series of track and field events down for decision from U-8...

Mulhare and Morrissey the winners as road race season gets underway

The 2018 Downey's Nissan/Laois Athletics road race series began on Sunday with the Novice championship races hosted in St Abban's AC and held in...

In Pictures: Laois athletes perform well in last Cross Country event...

This year’s Irish National Novice and Juvenile uneven ages cross country championships took place in the WIT Sports Arena in Waterford on last Sunday. The...

First senior titles for Lupton and Nolan as Laois cross country...

The 2017 Downey’s Nissan/ Laois Athletics Cross Country season came to a close on Sunday with what is the main event of the season,...

Laois Primary School Cross Country on Wednesday

The Laois Primary School Cross Country Championships will take place on Wednesday. The competition is being hosted in O'Dempsey's GAA in Killenard. The first race is...

Scully the toast of Vicarstown with parkrun success

Anyone who has ever had any association with athletics in Laois will have come across John Scully. The Vicarstown man is the current chairman of...