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Laois senior footballers on the hunt for a new manager as...

The Laois senior footballers are on the hunt for a new manager as Mike Quirke has left the role. The Kerry native succeeded John Sugrue...

‘We haven’t been good enough all year’ – Laois manager Quirke...

The Laois senior footballers ended the 2021 season without a victory after a heavy 16 point loss to Westmeath on Sunday. While this season was...
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Quirke: ‘This was the perfect opportunity for the GAA to show...

Laois football manager Mike Quirke has lamented the absence of the All Ireland Qualifiers again this year and said that the GAA have missed...
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Laois footballers looking to put league woes behind them as championship...

Laois football manager Mike Quirke is hoping to put his side's disappointing league campaign behind them when they take on Westmeath in the Leinster...

Mike Quirke: ‘We haven’t been good enough to stay in the...

When you play four games and lose all four of them (by an average of almost nine points), there's no real argument that you...
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Focus switches to Down challenge as Laois seek improvement

Laois football manager Mike Quirke knows that his side will have to show a drastic improvement in their attacking play if they're to avoid...
Evan O'Carroll in action for Laois against Kildare in O'Moore Park

Mike Quirke: ‘We’re not putting the ball over the bar –...

Laois manager Mike Quirke endured another frustrating afternoon on Sunday as his side went down badly to Kildare in O'Moore Park to confirm their...
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Quirke rues missed chances but happy with improvement despite latest loss

The Laois footballers may have lost by eight points to Cork on Saturday evening in the second round of the National Football League and...
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Mike Quirke: ‘I wouldn’t even classify it as a performance’

Laois football manager Mike Quirke didn't mince his words after Sunday's 1-16 to 0-12 loss to Clare in the opening round of the National...

Key Laois forward heralds squad depth ahead of his ninth season...

Laois forward Evan O'Carroll reckons that the current panel is the strongest that he has been involved with. It is high praise from the Crettyard...

How the Laois football team is shaping up ahead of the...

This Sunday the Laois footballers will belatedly begin their 2021 season with a trip to Ennis to take on Clare in the opening round...
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Laois football manager calls for ‘unlimited substitutions’ to be used in...

Laois football manager Mike Quirke has joined Mayo manager James Horan and former Galway boss Micheál Donoghue in calling for unlimited substitutions to be...

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

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...

Mike Quirke: ‘Collective sessions were never on our agenda’

Collective training sessions haven't been considered by the Laois senior footballers during this latest lockdown, according to manager Mike Quirke. The Kerry man was speaking...
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WATCH: Laois football manager Mike Quirke on 2021 season, the Dubs...

Mike Quirke has had the most unusual two seasons as Laois senior football manager. He was no length in the job in 2020 when the...

Laois GAA unveil details of new Athletic Development Programme to keep...

Laois GAA have unveiled details of a new Athletic Development Programme aimed at football players aged from 18 to 24. The programme will provide strength...
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Laois football manager lends his voice to the calls for getting...

Laois senior football manager Mike Quirke has called for every effort to be made to get children and teenagers back playing sport. Since the end...

From a Leinster final, to being dropped and coming back again...

At 19-years-of-age, Finbarr Crowley made his senior inter-county debut in 2018 and started for Laois in a Leinster final against Dublin. But less than a...

Laois senior football boss Quirke launches coaching podcast in aid of...

Laois senior football manager Mike Quirke has launched his own podcast. The Mike Quirke Podcast will feature a series of interviews with coaches from a...

‘It was definitely worth it – I think the GAA did...

After watching his side fall to a heavy 22-point loss to Dublin in Croke Park on Sunday, Laois football manager Mike Quirke would have...

‘Physicality is one thing but it’s also the accuracy and skills...

Laois football manager Mike Quirke says his squad need to be hitting the gym in two weeks' time ahead of the 2021 season if...
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Quirke knows the scale of the challenge facing Laois but keen...

For all the positivity that comes with a hard-fought championship win, when you play in Leinster the shadow of Dublin hangs over every county. And...

High praise for Laois battlers as Dublin await in Leinster championship...

It has been some year to experience inter-county management for the first time and Laois senior football boss Mike Quirke has had an eventful...

Laois manager Quirke provides injury updates on O’Loughlin, Begley and Moore...

Laois senior football manager Mike Quirke has provided an injury update ahead of Sunday's Leinster football championship quarter final away to Longford. The boss is...

GAA can lead by example in living with Covid says Laois...

There are so many things we all have to get used to in the global battle of living with Covid. The Laois footballers all drove...

Quirke thrilled as Laois show great character to maintain league status

Laois senior football manager Mike Quirke was thrilled with the character shown by his side in Enniskillen on Saturday afternoon. They came from five points...

Laois football manager calls for neutral venues to alleviate travel stress...

Laois manager Mike Quirke has said it would be 'sensible' for the GAA to move matches to neutral venues to alleviate long distance travelling...

‘Very disappointing … but we have so little done’ says Laois...

Laois senior football manager Mike Quirke has said that his side's performance on Saturday when they were beaten by eight points by Westmeath in...

Manager Quirke hoping for ‘fair play’ from clubs as Laois footballers...

Laois senior football manager Mike Quirke is hoping that clubs will cooperate with him as his side recommence training collectively tonight. Laois were permitted to...

Talking Sport Podcast: Mike Quirke, Eddie Brennan and football championship previews

With the club GAA season heading towards the business end of the championship and the inter-county scene now on the horizon, it's as busy...