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Portlaoise Rugby Club elect new president ahead of upcoming season

Philip Bradley was voted in as the new President of Portlaoise Rugby Club at the well attended AGM held in Togher on Wednesday July...

Portlaoise Rugby Club launch online lotto

Portlaoise Rugby Club have launched their online lotto as they seek to raise vital funds for the club on an ongoing basis. Though all sporting...

Portarlington force promotion playoff as Portlaoise miss out

Portarlington 26 Clane 12 Leinster League Division 3 Portarlington Rugby Club will face Garda in a playoff to see if they will be promoted to Division...

Sadness at the passing of well-known Portlaoise man

The death has occurred of Denzil Mills from Portlaoise, a man who was very well-known through his involvement with Portlaoise Rugby Club and who...

Wins for both Laois men’s rugby clubs as Christmas break approaches

Storm Atiyah brought heavy rain and driving winds across the country yesterday but two Laois rugby clubs battled that and their respective opponents to...

Portarlington remain in the hunt for Division 3 rugby honours while...

There were mixed fortunes for our two local rugby teams who compete in the Leinster Rugby Leagues at the weekend. Portarlington scored a big win...

Bonus for Portlaoise rugby as they claim second successive league win

Portlaoise 34 Wexford Wanderers 11 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A Despite trailing at half time, Portlaoise came back to record a bonus point win over visitors...

First win of the season for Portlaoise rugby while Portarlington win...

Portlaoise 25 Newbridge 18 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A After opening their league season with two losses, Portlaoise got their first win of the season...

Women in Sport: From Portlaoise to Connacht, meet rugby star Tara...

This week's Women in Sport segment focuses on Portlaoise women, Tara Buggie who has gone from strength to strength in her rugby career in...

Winning start for Portlaoise rugby as they see off Athy in...

Portlaoise 27 Athy 0 Rugby - Hosie Cup The Portlaoise rugby team got their season off to a good start on Sunday afternoon when they proved...

In Pictures: Portlaoise Rugby Club host annual juvenile awards evening

Portlaoise Rugby Club held their annual awards evening in Togher recently. Former Portlaoise RFC youth player and current Connacht player Eoghan Masterson presented prizes from...

Portlaoise rugby players put club loyalties aside in schools final

The rugby season is beginning to wind down across the country at schools and club level but there was a game played this week...

19 caps for Ireland, the Barbarians and a junior hurling title...

The career of Clonaslee's Gerry Culliton is one of the great Laois sports stories. Not long after Gerry Culliton finished his school days in Cistercian...

Heavy defeats for local rugby clubs in opening round of Towns...

The opening round of rugby's Towns Cup took place around Leinster today - but it was a disappointing day for the two Laois clubs...

My Club & I: Roy Glynn on a lifelong involvement with...

Our popular My Club & I feature returns this week - and with Portlaoise in Towns Cup action on Sunday against Gorey, we chat...

Local clubs learn their opponents in opening round of Towns Cup

The draw for the opening round of this season's Bank of Ireland Provincial Towns Cup was made at the weekend - with the two...

Bonus for Portlaoise as they end 2018 on winning note

Portlaoise 35 Railway Union 19 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A Portlaoise picked up their first five-try bonus point of the season as they ended 2018...

Portlaoise grind out hard-fought win in Leinster League

Portlaoise 11 Newbridge 10 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A A late penalty from Jack Reddin helped Portlaoise to a hard-fought win away to Newbridge this...

Bonus as Portlaoise rugby get back on track with big win

Portlaoise 34 Mullingar 9 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A The Portlaoise rugby team recorded a bonus point win at home to Mullingar this afternoon as...

Portlaoise U-15s and U-18s enjoying continued rugby success

Portlaoise U-15s and 18s continued their great start to their respective seasons at the weekend. The U-18s secured full points in their Leinster League game...

Portlaoise rugby back to winning ways with win over New Ross

Portlaoise 24 New Ross 18 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A Following their first league loss of the season last week, Portlaoise returned to winning ways...

Away day blues as Portlaoise suffer first loss of the season

Wexford Wanderers 18 Portlaoise 8 Rugby - Leinster League Division 2A The Portlaoise rugby team suffered their first loss of their Leinster League Division 2A campaign...

Portlaoise see off North Kildare in Hosie Cup

Portlaoise 32 North Kildare 24 Rugby - Hosie Cup Portlaoise came from behind in the final 20 minutes to record an eight-point win over over North...

New management team for Portlaoise rugby as they look to 2018-19...

Portlaoise Rugby Club have appointed a new management team for the 2018-2019 season - as they look to bounce back having been relegated to...

Two Laois rugby players named in Leinster junior squad

Two Portlaoise rugby players will wear the Leinster colours in the coming weeks following the announcement of the province's junior squad for the upcoming...

Portlaoise Rugby Club set to hold second teenage disco

Following on from the success of last month's disco, Portlaoise Rugby Club are hosting another one to raise funds. The second Ruck Ball will take place...

Defeats for Portarlington and Portlaoise in Leinster rugby league

Two potentially season defining matches took place today for the Laois clubs that play in the Leinster rugby league. Portarlington knew that relegation from Division...

Transmitter to headline teenage disco for Portlaoise Rugby Club

Portlaoise Rugby Club are holding a teenage disco to raise funds. And the club have booked one of the most popular bands in the midlands...

My Club and I: Enda Fingleton (Portlaoise Rugby Club)

Portlaoise Rugby Club are going through something of a renaissance at the moment. Paul Brady's men endured a miserable start to the 2017-2018 but have...

Laois man named to start against Italy for Ireland U-20s

Seán Masterson has been named in the starting fifteen for the Ireland U-20 team for their second game in the Six Nations U-20 championship Seán...