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Mountrath CS win out first year Laois schools rugby blitz in...

To end the 1st year rugby season this year all the schools in Laois entered the "Laois 1st Year Rugby Blitz". This took place in...

Laois-based rugby player selected for Belgium U-20 squad ahead of Rugby...

A Laois-based athlete will compete on the international stage, having been recently selected to represent the Belgium U-20 rugby team. 19-year-old Sacha Olivier from in...

Laois rugby club to host open training session for women interested...

A Laois rugby club are hosting an open training session for anyone who feels interested in trying out the sport. PortDara Falcon senior women's team...

Anderson Cup: North Meath overcome Portarlington despite late flurry of tries

Portarlington 17 North Meath 27 Anderson Cup Round 1 Portarlington are out of the Anderson Cup, after a dramatic game at home to North Meath on...

Laois rugby player called up to Ireland Women’s Six Nations squad...

A Laois rugby player has been called up as a replacement on the Ireland rugby panel to take on Italy in the Women's Six...

Two Laois lads selected as Ireland Club XV team chosen for...

The Ireland Club XV team to play Portugal ‘A’ at the Estádio Universitário de Lisboa tonight has been confirmed. The game will be live streamed...

Rugby: Portlaoise take U-16 North Midlands title after fine win over...

Portlaoise 34 Naas 30 U-16 Rugby North Midlands League The North Midlands League title was at stake when Portlaoise and Naas met in Cill Dara last...

Leinster League: Nine-try thriller as Portlaoise overcome Portarlington to remain top

Portlaoise 38 Portarlington 31 Leinster League Division 2B Portlaoise came out on the right side of today’s nine-try thriller at home to Portarlington, solidifying their place...

Leinster League: North Meath spoil Portarlington celebrations after incredible ten-try thriller

Portarlington 35 North Meath 38 Leinster League Division 2B No amount of heavy rain over the weekend was going to stop Portarlington from celebrating their 50th...

Rugby: Laois player Fitzpatrick part of Ireland’s historic Rugby sevens win...

History was made this morning in front of a sell-out crowd at the inaugural Perth SVNS as Ireland claimed a first ever rugby sevens...

Double joy for Portlaoise CBS at Leinster Rugby Senior and Junior...

It was a remarkable day for rugby in Portlaoise CBS yesterday as they claimed two titles in Donneybrook. Leinster Rugby held their Development Cup and...

Rugby: Big away victories for Portlaoise Girls U-14s and Boys U-16...

Portlaoise RFC 27 Athy 10  Leinster U-14 Girls Rugby League Division 1  The Portlaoise U14 girls met their counterparts Athy in a top of the table...

Leinster League: Portarlington see off Portlaoise in a seriously physical Laois...

Portarlington 17 Portlaoise 15 Leinster League Division 2B Portarlington have won the Laois derby, beating Portlaoise by just two points this afternoon at Lea Road. It was...

Portlaoise open their Division 2B phase with a hard earned victory...

Portlaoise 34 Balbriggan 22 Rugby Leinster League Division 2B Round 1 Portlaoise opened their Division 2B, phase two campaign with an emphatic and impressive win over...

Leinster League: Portlaoise RFC Seniors and U-16s back to winning ways

Roscrea 12 Portlaoise 15 Leinster League Division 2B You cannot underestimate the confidence winning a few games gives a team. Portlaoise travelled to Streamstown on Sunday to...

Remember the Game: Portarlington in Towns Cup action in February 2000

Tullow 13 Portarlington 11 Towns Cup 2000 This time of year sees the Towns Cup dominate the local rugby scene. And this week we’re looking back at...

Remember the Game: Portlaoise overcome Clondalkin to march on in Towns...

Portlaoise RFC 36 Clondalkin 13 Leinster Towns Cup Round 1 Portlaoise took on Clondalkin in the opening round in 2009, and they were quiet impressive as...

Leinster rugby final ahead for Mountrath Community School following fine win...

Mountrath Community School 50 New Ross CBS 15 Leinster Junior School's Rugby Semi Final  Mountrath Community School will go in search of Leinster Junior rugby glory...

Portlaoise CBS senior rugby team defeat Arklow to progress to Pat...

Portlaoise CBS 26 Arklow CBS 24 Pat Rossiter Cup Semi Final  The Portlaoise CBS senior rugby team travelled to Arklow Rugby Club to play Arklow CBS...

Laois rugby roundup: Missed opportunity for Portlaoise and all-Laois clash in...

It was another difficult weekend for Portlaoise Rugby Club, as the Senior men’s team had victory snatched away, the Second XVs lost at home,...

Laois duo named on Ireland U-18 squad ahead of Women’s Six...

Two Laois rugby players have been named in the Ireland U-18 squad for the upcoming Women's Six Nations. Alanna Fitzpatrick from Portarlington RFC has been...

Portlaoise pair to play in televised Women’s Rugby All Ireland Final...

Portlaoise’s Eimear Corri and Emma Hooban will play in Women’s All Ireland League Final at 7pm on Saturday February 26. The match, at Energia Park...

All of Sunday’s local soccer and rugby results

It was another busy day on the local soccer and rugby front with a range of Laois teams involved. Below are all the soccer results...

Portlaoise Rugby U-14s made to work hard for an away win...

Portlaoise RFC 24 Kilkenny RFC 17 Leinster U-14 League Premier Division Portlaoise U-14s carried their strong league form into a new year with a hard-fought win...

Laois quartet named on Ireland U-18 and U-19 rugby squads for...

Four Laois lads have been named on Ireland U-18 and U-19 rugby squads for training camps which are scheduled to take place later this...

Three Laois rugby players selected for Ireland U-18 and U-19 squads

Three Laois rugby players have been selected on Ireland U-18 and U-19 squads. The Ireland U-19, U-18 Clubs and U-18 Schools squads, have been assembling...

Portlaoise Rugby Club set to host ‘Give it a Try’ women’s...

Women’s rugby in Portlaoise is on the rise again and 2020 saw Portlaoise RFC celebrate 20 years of women’s rugby in Togher. As part of...

Debut for Reilly as Ireland U-20s make perfect start to Six...

Ballyfin teenager Will Reilly was a second half substitute as the Ireland U-20s made a perfect start to the Six Nations this afternoon. It has...

Laois rugby player focused on studies but open to move abroad...

Portlaoise's Conor Kelly has done a lot in his short rugby career. After initially starting out with Portlaoise RFC, Kelly was handed a scholarship with...

St Marys CBS all set for new rugby season

School rugby in Laois is coming off the back of a tremendous year with many teams competing for the first time and of course...