Spanish Flu disrupts 1918 GAA championships

By Richard Commins JUST over 100 years ago the world was dealing with the most devastating outbreak of disease in modern history, and Ireland was by no means immune. The so-called Spanish Flu killed between 50 and 100 million people...

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Cancellations greeted with mixed emotions

By Denis J. Croke THE IRFU’s decision to cancel all domestic rugby last week has left the rugby playing fraternity in a state of anguish. Mind you this was something the GAA family has had to deal with already. Clubs...

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Laois Marlins make times at the Leinster Long Course Qualifying Gala

LAOIS Marlins Swim Club was in fine form when a large group of the swimmers attended the three days of...

Friday, 27/03/20 - 2:58pm Read More

Laois stun the aristocrats

Laois 5-9 Kilkenny 3-6 By Pat Delaney LAOIS under -16 girls made the long journey to Danesfort in South Kilkenny...

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Nevin selected for Olympic Qualifiers

TALENTED Portlaoise middleweight boxer Michael Nevin has been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming Olympic qualifiers. The qualifiers will...

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Midland men capture Kilkenny Masters title

Sub-Head – Women pipped on the line BOTH the women’s and men’s Midland Masters teams headed to Kilkenny last weekend...

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Manager acknowledges Dublin prowess but is so proud of his charges

By Gavin Cooper LAOIS manager Eddie Kinsella was full of praise for the victors on Friday night as Dublin got...

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Dublin finish strongly to inflict more misery on the O’Moores

All-Ireland Camogie Minor ‘A’ Championship Dublin 1-10 Laois 2-2 By Pat Delaney CLONAD was the venue on Saturday last for...

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Laois outplayed in the City

Camogie National League Division 2 Rd 2 Dublin 4-8 Laois 0-7 THIS was the second outing for Laois camogie under...

Thursday, 12/03/20 - 10:25am Read More

Mo to the fore as Laois ladies defeat Fermanagh

LGFA National League Division 3 Rd 5 Laois 0-15 Fermanagh 2-7 By Gavin Cooper COMING into this game Laois knew...

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For the second year Dublin scupper Laois’s hopes

EirGrid Leinster Under-20 Football Championship Final Dublin 0-18 Laois 0-8 By Denis J. Croke TEN points was the winning margin...

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Can Rathdowney/Errill retain their title?

2020 Hurling Championship Draws By Denis J. Croke THIS year’s senior hurling championship will be played with same format as...

Friday, 06/03/20 - 6:30am Read More

Quirke cannot hide his disappointment after latest loss

By Gavin Cooper MANAGER Mike Quirke expressed his disappointment after the game stating honestly that this performance was not good...

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Now Laois are idle as weather improves

By Pat Delaney CONGRESS is over again and not a mention of all the counties and players who have trained...

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Senior championship draw throws up some cracking games

2020 Football Championship Draws By Denis J. Croke THE draws for this year’s senior football championship has thrown up more...

Thursday, 05/03/20 - 6:32am Read More

No fairytale finish to league for Laois

Allianz National hurling league Div 1B rd 5 Kilkenny 3-22 Laois 1-19 By Pat Delaney NOT an unexpected scoreline but...

Thursday, 05/03/20 - 6:26am Read More

One step forward, two steps back as Laois lose to Kildare

Allianz National Football League Division 2 Rd 5 Kildare 0-15 Laois 0-10 By Gavin Cooper LAOIS’S dismal run against Kildare...

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Ballyroan ladies bring home silverware from Kerry

IT was almost fully dark in host club An Ghaeltacht’s GAA grounds in West Kerry as Ballyroan Ladies won the...

Wednesday, 04/03/20 - 4:22pm Read More

Another superb win for Portlaoise’s Rachel

LAST Saturday, at the Welsh Institute of Sport in Cardiff, Ireland’s National Youth Boxing Team competed successfully against their Welsh...

Wednesday, 04/03/20 - 4:20pm Read More

Little difficulty for Portlaoise in advancing to round two

Provincial Towns Cup Rd 1 Enniscorthy 0 Portlaoise 53 By Denis J. Croke ENNISCORTHY were crowned Towns Cup winners last...

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