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‘There wasn’t even going to be an U20 team this year,’...

It's the story of a fairytale of the Irish sporting summer that almost didn't happen. As the Irish U20 Women's basketball team stormed to success...

Incredible achievement as 11 Portlaoise basketball players represent Ireland

To have one international player is a big deal for a club - but Portlaoise Panthers have had 11 club members who have spent...

Portlaoise Panthers send best wishes to their basketball star set for...

Portlaoise Panthers star Claire Melia has shown what talent, aided by hard-work and determination can do, as she sets off for America on a...

In Pictures: Portlaoise Panthers swap the basketball shorts for glitz and...

The Portlaoise Panthers Basketball Club have recorded another extremely successful year and marked this in style at their annual awards nights in the Midlands...

A dramatic Top 4 weekend comes to a close as Portlaoise...

It was a busy weekend in St Mary's Hall, Portlaoise as it played host to the Midland Area Basketball Top 4 final from Friday...

Portlaoise teenager named on Ireland U-18 women’s basketball team for European...

Portlaoise Panthers basketballer Ciara Byrne has been chosen on the Ireland FIBA U18 Women’s European Championship squad. The Scoil Chriost Ri student has made the...

Portlaoise Panthers quartet selected to represent Ireland in the World Masters...

Portlaoise Panthers are certainly making huge strides for themselves on the national and international basketball scene. Fresh from seeing the Scoil Chríost Rí basketball team...

In Pictures: ‘The Voice’ goes down a treat for Portlaoise Panthers

Portlaoise Panthers fundraising event The Voice drew a large attendance to The Midlands Park Hotel on Sunday night. The event featured 15 local contestants supported...

Portlaoise Panthers ready to rock with ‘The Voice’ of Laois

It's the Portlaoise Panthers basketball club main fundraiser of the year and they look set to bring down the roof of the Midlands Park...

Portlaoise Panthers trio receive Basketball All-Stars awards

Three Portlaoise Panthers basketballers have been announced as All-Stars for the 2018/2019 season. Claire Melia and Jamie Sherburne have been named on teams along with...

Disappointment for Panthers and Portlaoise ladies rugby

There was disappointment for both the ladies of Portlaoise Panthers basketball and Portlaoise rugby as they went down in their respective games today. The Portlaoise...

Huge day for local Midlands Ladies Masters basketball team as they...

All roads are heading to Kilkenny this weekend for the first ever Midland Ladies Masters basketball team who will be participating in the opening...

National Cup final heartbreak for Portlaoise Panther’s U-20 Women

Portlaoise Panthers 52 DCU Mercy 62 Hula Hoops U-20 Women's Cup Final A Rachel Huijsdens inspired DCU Mercy claimed back-to-back National U-20 Women's Cup titles in Tallaght...

My Club and I: Portlaoise Panthers U-20 captain Claire Melia going...

Claire Melia is a name known in all basketball circles throughout Ireland. The Portlaoise Panthers U-20 captain worked for a lifetime's worth of achievements, including...

Portlaoise Panthers U-20 National Cup final fixture confirmed

Just a couple of days after the Portlaoise Panthers U-20 Women's team qualified for the National Cup final, the date and venue for the...

In Pictures: Some class Sportsfile pictures from Portlaoise Panthers’ National Cup...

The showpiece weekend on the basketball calendar took place over the last few days in Tralee. Laois club Portlaoise Panthers had an unprecedented four teams...

Portlaoise Panthers coach shares his elation at being in U-20 Women’s...

'Phenomenal', 'amazing', 'unbelievable'. These were just some of the words used by Portlaoise Panthers U20 Women's coach Jack Dooley to describe being in a National...

Star-studded Belfast too strong for brave Portlaoise Panthers U-18 Men

Portlaoise Panthers 71 Belfast Star 81 Hula Hoops U-18 National Cup Semi Final The curtain came down on the National Cup weekend for Portlaoise Panthers in...

Scarbrough inspired Elks end Portlaoise Panthers Women’s Cup journey

Portlaoise Panthers 50 Ulster University Elks 71 Hula Hoops Women’s Division 1 Cup Semi Final Portlaoise Panthers Women's National Cup dreams were dashed this evening by...

Good Week Bad Week: Panthers in National Cup, Laois takeover First...

As part of our now well-established running series, we bring you this week’s ‘Good Week/Bad Week’. To see who has had a good or bad...

Second quarter costs Panthers U-20s as National Cup dream ends

Portlaoise Panthers 62 Dublin Lions 67 Hula Hoops Under 20 Men's Cup Semi Final A poor second quarter showing cost Portlaoise Panthers U-20s dearly as their...

Preview of the Panthers teams competing in this weekends Hula Hoops...

Four Portlaoise Panthers teams will play in this weekend's Hula Hoops National Cup semi-finals in Cork where they will all be hoping for big...

‘It’s a dream come true’ – Portlaoise Panthers chairman speaks about...

Four Portlaoise Panthers basketball teams are set to play in this weekend's prestigious Hula Hoops National Cup semi-finals in Cork. The Portlaoise senior women and...

Melia and Pierre lead sides to first 2019 wins as Portlaoise...

The first games of the 2019 National League season kicked off this weekend as the Portlaoise Panthers men and women took to the court. Both...

Strong Laois connections on Ireland U-20s basketball squad

Three strong Laois connections have been revealed on the Ireland under 20 women's basketball squad. Head coach of the national team is Portlaoise man Martin...

Panthers Women end 2018 on a high with another National League...

Portlaoise Panthers 65 Limerick Celtics 40 Women’s Division 1 National League Basketball The Portlaoise Panthers women took to the court for their last game of 2018...

A Cup semi-final and mixed fortunes in back to back games...

It was a busy weekend for the Panthers men in the Division 1 National league as they took on WIT Viking on Saturday evening...

Calls for a new community sports hall and basketball centre in...

Calls have been made for a new community sports hall in Portlaoise in a Sport, Recreation and Play Strategy plan. The Laois County Council Strategic...

Manager of the Month award for Portlaoise Panthers boss

The efforts of the manager of the Portlaoise Panthers' Women's team have been recognised by Basketball Ireland. Peter Duignan was announced as Manager of the...

Mixed fortunes for Panthers in action packed basketball weekend

Portlaoise Panthers covered opposite ends of the country today as the women traveled North and the men traveled south. It was a super win for...