Brennan can’t hide his delight for the players

  By Denis J. Croke LAOIS manager Eddie Brennan has experienced some great days as a hurler but talking to him on Sunday you felt there was something that extra bit special about this win. In one word he summed...

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‘We came up against a team that we couldn’t match’

By Denis J. Croke IT has to be one of the hardest aspects of being an inter-county manager, having to meet with the media after watching your side being comprehensively taken apart by the opposition. On Saturday John Sugrue was...

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Cork dash Laois dreams of a Super 8s place

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Round 4 Qualifier   Cork 4-20 Laois 1-15 By Denis J. Croke LAOIS’S hopes of making...

Wednesday, 10/07/19 - 9:36am Read More

Laois stun Dublin and are now in the super eight of hurling

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Preliminary q/f   Laois 1-22 Dublin 0-23 By Pat Delaney IT may be a long way to...

Wednesday, 10/07/19 - 9:34am Read More

Laois welcome Dublin to Portlaoise

By Pat Delaney AFTER the excitement of last Sunday in Dublin this coming weekend Dublin will be visitors to Portlaoise...

Friday, 05/07/19 - 6:35am Read More

McDonagh Cup win puts Laois hurlers back in the big time

EMOTIONAL scenes greeted the final whistle of the Joe McDonagh Cup final in Croke Park on Sunday after Laois cruised...

Thursday, 04/07/19 - 10:34am Read More

Players and back-room team get their rewards

  By Pat Delaney AFTER much anticipation on whether Laois were too good for the competition they went out on...

Thursday, 04/07/19 - 6:34am Read More

Enda just wants to keep on winning

By Conor McKenna LAOIS goalkeeper Enda Rowland feels that winning the Joe McDonagh Cup is the best achievement of his...

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Mark says there are plenty capable of taking his place

By Denis J. Croke WHEN you’re after scoring 12 points in a national hurling final you would be entitled to...

Thursday, 04/07/19 - 6:30am Read More

So what did we learn from Saturday’s performance

By Denis J. Croke HERE we are 75 minutes or so away from the Super 8s, albeit we face a...

Wednesday, 03/07/19 - 6:28am Read More

Kingston brothers double act is key to Laois victory

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Round 3 Qualifier Laois 0-20 Offaly 0-15 By Denis J. Croke FOR the second year running...

Tuesday, 02/07/19 - 6:18pm Read More

Kavanagh leads the charge as Laois end years of heartbreak

Joe McDonagh Cup Final Laois 3-26 Westmeath 1-21 By Denis J. Croke THE final whistle in Croke Park marked the...

Tuesday, 02/07/19 - 6:14pm Read More

All round super display sees Laois into quarter-final

EirGrid Leinster Under-20 Football Championship Rd 1 Laois 0-17 Kildare 1-11 By Denis J. Croke LAOIS deservedly set up a...

Tuesday, 02/07/19 - 11:23am Read More

Kilkenny show no mercy

Bord Gais Energy Leinster Under-20 Hurling Championship q/f Kilkenny 5-21 Laois 0-10 By Pat Delaney WHERE do you begin here?...

Tuesday, 02/07/19 - 11:21am Read More

Nevin wins European bronze medal

DESPITE being disappointed at losing out at the semi-final stage of the European Games Portlaoise boxer is still very positive...

Tuesday, 02/07/19 - 11:14am Read More

Portlaoise’s Aimee takes the honours

  THE Kildare and District League lifted the FAI Angela Hearst Interleague Trophy on Friday evening in the University Limerick...

Tuesday, 02/07/19 - 11:13am Read More

Matthew has played in Croker but never hurled there

By Denis J. Croke IT is like one of those obsolete questions you get at a table quiz – what...

Friday, 28/06/19 - 12:13pm Read More

Centenarian Jack has opinion on Laois keeper

OAKDALE Nursing Home in Portarlington held a birthday party for one of their residents who was celebrating his 100th birthday....

Friday, 28/06/19 - 6:14am Read More

Hopefully Sunday will provide the reward Willie deserves

By Pat Delaney THIS weekend Matthew Whelan will join his colleagues in Croke Park hoping to add another medal, this...

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