Mike Quirke: You’ve proof of county training? Then ‘grow a pair’ and call it out.

Picture: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile SEEKING A BALANCE: While determined to avoid an adversarial relationship with clubs, Laois manager Mike Quirke believes players who get knocked out of the club championship after the quarter-final stage and are to be part of our...

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Camogie Association outline arrangements for national competition

THE Camogie Association have reviewed the National Fixtures Schedule, accounting for the significantly reduced time available for competitive fixtures at club and county levels. As a result the Association have confirmed the arrangements being made for national competitions for the...

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Comerford steps down as Roscommon manager

By Denis J. Croke Former Laois and Borris/Kilcotton star Ciarán Comerford has stepped down from his position as the Roscommon...

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 9:27pm Read More

Tom Delaney – gentleman and sportsman

By Pat Delaney THE death of Tom Delaney on the longest day of the year sent shockwaves over a wide...

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 1:18pm Read More

In this week’s sport’s section

*With all eyes set on the resumption playing sports, we look at the GAA situation in Laois and Nationally *We...

Monday, 29/06/20 - 5:28pm Read More

Calling all Laois sports fans

Laois sports buffs are invited to take part in a challenge to be crowned Ireland’s Biggest Sports Fan in an...

Monday, 29/06/20 - 4:56pm Read More

Laois to face Dublin in Leinster hurling championship

By Denis J. Croke The draw for the Leinster Hurling championship was made this evening. However, due to the Covid...

Friday, 26/06/20 - 7:09pm Read More

All-Ireland finals fixed for December as GAA fixture plan revealed

By John FogartyGAA Correspondent Irish Examiner The All-Ireland senior hurling and football finals have been fixed for Sunday, December 13, and...

Friday, 26/06/20 - 1:52pm Read More

Pro14 set to return in August

By Denis J. Croke The Pro14 will return after a five-month Covid-19 pandemic hiatus with derbies from Saturday 22 August....

Friday, 26/06/20 - 8:24am Read More

Curragh encourage stay away fans to join in the Derby day fun

THE Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby is just around the corner and with racing taking place behind closed doors, it’s...

Friday, 26/06/20 - 7:39am Read More

Laois GAA decide against bringing forward the championships

By Denis J. Croke Despite the GAA confirming last week that championship games can resume from Friday 17 July, Laois...

Thursday, 25/06/20 - 9:20am Read More

Aengus and Portlaoise AFC’s fundraiser for Spinal Injuries Irl is an overwhelming success

WHEN Aengus Burke set out on the path to do a fundraiser for Spinal Injuries Ireland he readily admits he...

Wednesday, 24/06/20 - 6:25pm Read More

O’Neill concerned we’re getting back to play too soon

By Denis J. Croke Former GAA President Liam O’Neill has expressed his concern that there is a real danger in...

Tuesday, 23/06/20 - 12:47pm Read More

In this week’s sport section

PLUS *Read how Portlaoise PP Monsignor John Byrne has a foot in two camps *Former GAA President Liam O’Neill expresses...

Monday, 22/06/20 - 3:25pm Read More

Sad week for GAA families

By Pat Delaney The tragic death of Det Garda Colm Horkan, who was stationed in Castlerea, Co. Mayo, on Wednesday...

Monday, 22/06/20 - 8:13am Read More

Changes will allow Laois championships to be brought forward

By Denis J. Croke The GAA, the Camogie Association and the LGFA announced today changes to their return to play...

Saturday, 20/06/20 - 5:31pm Read More

Laois Mind Coach offers helping hand to deal with Coronavirus uncertainties

By Denis J. Croke AS the Coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, and daily stress levels rise to new...

Thursday, 18/06/20 - 1:10pm Read More

Trilogy Triathlon’s fundraising campaign is an astounding success

By Denis J. Croke BACK on Sunday 24 May Trilogy Triathlon Club announced their second community fundraiser in a number...

Thursday, 18/06/20 - 9:55am Read More

BREAKING – Date set for Ireland’s play-off with

UEFA have confirmed that Ireland’s Euro 2020 play-off game with Slovakia has been set for Thursday 8 October. Victory in...

Wednesday, 17/06/20 - 3:02pm Read More

GAA ready to speed up return to play

By John Fogarty GAA Correspondent The GAA are prepared to speed up their return to play protocols providing they receive...

Wednesday, 17/06/20 - 10:47am Read More