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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...

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...

History made as Laois school play in first ever competitive rugby...

Mountrath CS 55 Kennedy College, New Ross 19 Leinster Junior Rugby Development League There was a little bit of history created in Togher yesterday as Mountrath...

Young Portlaoise rugby star shining for Leinster as Irish Interpros continue

Over the past week, the University of Limerick has played host to the U-18 Irish Interprovincial Championships and a young Portlaoise RFC man has...

Disappointing end to a great season for Portlaoise Ladies as they...

Portlaoise RFC 12   Balbriggan RFC 17 Paul Cusack Cup Final The Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Paul Cusack Cup Final took place last Wednesday in Clondalkin...

Leinster Premier League glory for Portlaoise RFC U-17s

Portlaoise RFC U-17s won the Leinster Premier League in Naas on Monday. The result was a draw at full time but because both teams had...

Remember the Game: Portlaoise bulldoze past Navan to clinch second Towns...

Portlaoise 23   Navan 3 2003 Leinster Provincial Towns Cup Final Having come up short just two seasons previous, Portlaoise came into the 2003 Towns Cup final...

5 minutes with … Shannon RFC scrumhalf and Portarlington native Keith...

This week we caught up with Portarlington native Keith Kavanagh, who is excelling in Shannon RFC. Keith has just helped them secure promotion back to...

GAA, soccer, rugby – all of your local sports fixtures for...

There is quiet schedule of sporting action this weekend. The conclusion of the Palmer Cup is taking place, the semi-finals of the Kelly Cup,...

Remember the Game: A Portlaoise last-gasp try clinches 2003 Town’s Cup...

Portlaoise 19  Clane 12 2003 Leinster Towns Cup Semi-Final This weekend 15 years ago, Portlaoise booked their place in the Towns Cup final for the second...

Here is your master fixture list for this weekend including GAA,...

Here is this weekend's master fixture list of all things sport this weekend in Laois. FRIDAY, 13TH APRIL GAA Laois Shopping Centre ACHL Division 1A Round 4 Colt/St...

Four-try Scully helps Portlaoise crush Navan in Towns Cup opener

Portlaoise 46 Navan 8 Towns Cup Round 1 Portlaoise got their 2018 Towns Cup campaign off to a fantastic start today as they cruised past Navan...

Portlaoise Ladies trounce Athy to continue unbeaten season

Leinster Rugby Senior Ladies League Portlaoise 56  Athy 0 Portlaoise Ladies Rugby team remain undefeated in their league after a comprehensive victory over Athy. It was...

Previewing Portlaoise’s clash with Navan in the Towns Cup

It's going ahead a week later than it was fixed for but Portlaoise meet Navan in the opening round of the Towns Cup this...

Busy weekend ahead for Portlaoise RFC with Togher set to host...

Portlaoise RFC will be a busy spot over the weekend as Togher will play host to two big fixtures over the weekend, with the...

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

Portlaoise RFC 36 Clondalkin 13 Leinster Towns Cup Round 1 Portlaoise host Navan this Sunday in the first round of the Towns Cup, but in 2009...

Portlaoise keep survival hopes alive with win over Clondalkin

Portlaoise 27  Clondalkin 18 Leinster Rugby League Division 1B Portlaoise RFC's first team have given themselves a lifeline with a hard fought victory on Sunday afternoon. On...

WATCH: Alison Miller scores wonder try for Ireland at World Cup

It wasn't a great afternoon for the Irish Women's Rugby team. In fact, it probably hasn't been a great tournament for the side full stop. As...

Portlaoise Rugby Club gearing up for Family Day

Portlaoise Rugby Club are holding a family day at their Clubhouse Togher on Sunday July 23 at 2pm. They say that there will be something...

Portlaoise Rugby Club begin pre-season training

Portlaoise Rugby Club have commenced preparations for the coming season. Pre-season training began on June 20 and continues every Tuesday and Friday evenings at the...

Former Portlaoise RFC player named in Ireland U20 World Cup squad

Former Portlaoise rugby player Seán Masterson has been named in the Ireland U20 squad for this summer's world cup. The forward, who previously played GAA...

Three try Portlaoise claim North Midlands Premier League title

Portlaoise RFC 15 Athy 0 U-13 North Midlands Premier League Final Portlaoise RFC U-13s collected their second piece of silverware on Tuesday evening when they won...

Meet the Laois girl who captained Galway women’s rugby team to...

Tara Buggie only took up rugby in 2014 but the Portlaoise woman has had a truly remarkable rise through the game. Having began playing with...

Former Portlaoise Rugby star named Connacht U-19 player of the year

Seán Masterson has been named the Connacht Rugby U-19 player of the year. The former Portlaoise Rugby man, who also represented Park-Ratheniska at juvenile level,...

Portlaoise U-16s fall short in Leinster rugby decider

Navan 20 Portlaoise 13 Leinster U-16 final Portlaoise U-16s travelled to Donnybrook on Bank Holiday Monday to take on a much vaunted Navan team in the...

Ireland rugby coach and Grand National trophy coming to Portlaoise

The Ireland rugby coach Joe Schmidt will be in Portlaoise tomorrow - and so too will the Grand National horse racing trophy. Schmidt will be...

Knockbeg College student named in Ireland U-18 rugby team to face...

Knockbeg College student Martin Moloney has been selected in the Ireland U-18 Schools team to face England tomorrow. Moloney, a Kildare native, follows in the...

Portarlington whistler named Leinster rugby referee of the year

There was a Laois person amongst the winners at the Leinster Rugby awards last weekend. Referee Clive Wardrop, from Portarlington, was named as Leinster rugby...

Late penalty denies Portlaoise but destiny is still in their hands

Portlaoise RFC 15 Clondalkin 18 Leinster League Division 1B Portlaoise remain deep in relegation trouble after a Clondalkin penalty with the last kick of the game...

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

This time of year sees the Towns Cup dominate the local rugby scene and this week we’re looking back at the clash of Portarlington...