This week’s back page that highlights Nicole Turner’s exploits as she won four medals at the World Para Swimming European Open Championships in Funchal, Portugal.
It appears it was a week where the ladies came up trumps with the ladies football team lifting the gloom late on Sunday afternoon when beating Kildare after three previous county teams had lost.
The footballers put in a far more impressive display than against Clare a week earlier. However, their inaccuracy was to cost them dearly against Cork on Saturday evening.
Earlier that day the camogie team put in a cracking display against Kilkenny but in the end came up short.
Read all the reports with comments, and interviews in Tuesday’s Laois Nationalist