‘If we get the best out of ourselves, we’ll be happy’ – Mike Quirke

By Denis J. Croke IT would probably be an understatement to say that Mike Quirke is chomping at the bit for football action to get back up and running. And now he has next Sunday and Clare to look forward...

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Kieran may one of the longest serving players but he’s as enthusiastic as ever

By Denis J. Croke AS one of the elder statesmen of this crop of Laois footballers Kieran Lillis would have thought he had seen it all. Then again every footballer across the country thought they had seen it all but...

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Evan knows competition for places will be tough but he’s prepared to battle

By Denis J. Croke FOR Evan O’Carroll it is the disappointment of losing to Dublin last year that has spurred...

Saturday, 15/05/21 - 11:59am Read More

Cheddar goes with the same 15

By Denis J. Croke LAOIS manager Seamus Plunkett has named an unchanged team from that which lost to Wexford last...

Saturday, 15/05/21 - 8:49am Read More

Quirke makes four changes from team lost to Dublin – Donie Kingston returns

By Denis J. Croke FOR Laois’s opening game in the 2021 national football league manager Mike Quirke has made four...

Saturday, 15/05/21 - 7:57am Read More

Laois under-20s and minors learn their Leinster opponents

By Denis J. Croke LAOIS under-20’s and minor football and hurling teams can begin preparations for their Leinster championship campaigns...

Friday, 14/05/21 - 8:06am Read More

This little lady could be yours

KILLESHIN Ladies Football Club is running a Win a Calf competition worth €1,500 including feed and cash. This is a...

Friday, 14/05/21 - 7:24am Read More

Hurlers and ladies footballers to share double header in O’Moore Park

Nerney and Healy appointed captain and vice-captain By Denis J. Croke MW Hire O’Moore Park is set to host a...

Wednesday, 12/05/21 - 11:53am Read More

Nicole Turner selected for next week’s European Open Championships

By Denis J. Croke PARALYMPICS Ireland have announced a five-person Irish team that will compete at the World Para Swimming...

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Laois suffer 19-point mauling from rampant Wexford in opening round of the league

Allianz National Hurling League Division 1 Group B Rd 1 Wexford 4-17 Laois 0-10 By Denis J. Croke DESPITE having...

Sunday, 09/05/21 - 3:41pm Read More

Pam and Michael set high themselves targets for the We Care campaign

By Denis J. Croke TRILOGY Triathlon Club last week launched their nationwide campaign called The virtual 100km event is currently...

Sunday, 09/05/21 - 1:09pm Read More

Laois Cricket Club has developed an outstanding facility in Stradbally

By Denis J. Croke IN the space of two and a half years Laois Cricket Club have developed a splendid...

Sunday, 09/05/21 - 10:04am Read More

It hasn’t been easy but Cheddar’s making no excuses

By Denis J. Croke SEAMUS ‘Cheddar’ Plunkett may love his hurling and always strive to help budding players improve their...

Saturday, 08/05/21 - 6:40pm Read More

Obituary – Portlaoise bids farewell to John Duggan

By Pat Delaney IT was a May Day like no other on Saturday as Portlaoise paid its respects to John...

Friday, 07/05/21 - 6:47am Read More

Long term injuries could hamper Laois hurlers this year

  By Denis J. Croke FACING into a new national hurling league will always be a daunting task, but when...

Monday, 03/05/21 - 4:15pm Read More

Leinster Hurling draw is a tough one for Laois

By Denis J. Croke Laois hurlers have been handed a tough challenge for their opening game in this year’s Leinster...

Tuesday, 20/04/21 - 8:57am Read More

Laois footballers draw Westmeath in Leinster quarter-final

By Denis J. Croke The draw for the Leinster Senior Football Championship took place this morning and Laois, who got...

Tuesday, 20/04/21 - 8:00am Read More

Emma in line for her seventh cap

By Denis J. Croke Ireland Head Coach Adam Griggs has named an unchanged starting XV for Saturday’s Women’s Six Nations...

Friday, 16/04/21 - 11:06am Read More

Lyons steps down as U/20 manager due to ‘personal and work commitments’

By Denis J. Croke THERE was huge disappointment in Laois hurling circles with the news that Enda Lyons has stepped...

Friday, 16/04/21 - 10:44am Read More

Clonaslee and Laois mourn the loss of Tom Flynn

By Pat Delaney CLONASLEE bade farewell to one of their gifted and trusted characters on Easter Sunday. Tom Flynn was...

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