Primary school pupils asked to design a new Laois jersey

Laois GAA, in association with O’Neill’s, is running a competition in partnership with the county’s Primary Schools to design a new Laois GAA kit for the 2022-2023 season. Laois GAA appreciates their young supporters and wanted to do something special...

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Portlaoise U/17’s put long shut down behind them to record a win

Rugby – U/17’s North Midlands League Newbridge 15 Portlaoise 17 IT has been 18 month since these players last played and it was definitely worth the wait to see them as both teams didn’t wait too long to let off...

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This week’s GAA Fixtures

TUESDAY JFC ‘C’ Final At LOETB CoE (1): Park Ratheniska v Ballyfin, 7.30pm JHC Group B Rd 2 At LOETB...

Tuesday, 14/09/21 - 7:40am Read More

Heath ladies Minor Cup team win silver medals in the Golf Ireland final

THE AIG Women’s Minor Cup competition commenced for The Heath Golf Club back in early June with home advantage against...

Saturday, 11/09/21 - 1:26pm Read More

Significant game for three young Portlaoise players

Rugby – Leinster League Division 2 Cup Portlaoise 8 Edenderry 29 PORTLAOISE Rugby Club got the new season underway in...

Wednesday, 08/09/21 - 5:54pm Read More

Inexperienced Portlaoise side hold out against Clondalkin

Ladies Rugby – Paul Cusack Cup Portlaoise 12 Clondalkin 7 THE Portlaoise Senior Women’s team finally kicked off the 2021/’22...

Wednesday, 08/09/21 - 5:45pm Read More

Just seconds separate Gary from a second medal

By Denis J. Croke Just 17 seconds separated hand-cyclist Gary O’Reilly and a second Paralympic medal in the 72km H5...

Wednesday, 01/09/21 - 9:19am Read More

Stunning performance wins Gary a bronze medal

By Denis J. Croke Less that 24 hours after Nicole Turner won silver in Tokyo Laois now has a second...

Tuesday, 31/08/21 - 7:37am Read More

‘Best day of my life’ – Nicole Turner

By Denis J. Croke Nicole Turner – Paralympic silver medallist. It has a nice ring to it, hasn’t it. So...

Tuesday, 31/08/21 - 7:29am Read More

Tomorrow’s back page of our 24 page sports section

Tomorrow’s back page acknowledges the magnificent achievement of Portarlington’s Nicole Turner in winning a silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympics....

Monday, 30/08/21 - 5:09pm Read More

Leinster title for Laois as girls make sure they are not caught twice

Leinster LGFA Minor ‘B’ Championship Final Laois 4-8 Louth 1-7 By Denis J. Croke WHEN these two sides met two...

Wednesday, 25/08/21 - 10:08pm Read More

Another personal best for Nicole Turner

THERE may not have been a medal for Nicole Turner in the final of the S6 50 metre freestyle but...

Wednesday, 25/08/21 - 11:10am Read More

Portarlington send out a message to championship contenders when winning league final

Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1A Final Portarlington 2-9 Portlaoise 2-8 By Denis J. Croke DESPITE making seven changes to...

Wednesday, 25/08/21 - 8:17am Read More

Personal best enough to see Nicole Turner into her first final

By Denis J. Croke PORTARLINGTON’S Nicole Turner got her 2020 Paralympics off to a flying start when she made final...

Wednesday, 25/08/21 - 7:46am Read More

Boost for Laois’s five Gaelic4Mothers&Others clubs

By Denis J. Croke THERE has been a significant boost for Gaelic4Mothers&Others clubs across Laois with the news that Sports...

Tuesday, 24/08/21 - 1:50pm Read More

Tomorrow’s back page

Monday, 23/08/21 - 9:34pm Read More

Harps opener postponed because of Covid cases

By Denis J. Croke JUST nine days after regaining their senior status, The harps this morning informed Laois GAA that...

Monday, 23/08/21 - 5:31pm Read More

History made at Portlaoise Rugby Club AGM

HISTORY was made at the Portlaoise Rugby Football Club AGM last Wednesday with the first ever woman elected as Club...

Monday, 23/08/21 - 12:22pm Read More

Laois hockey player selected for Leinster U/21 squad

A LAOIS hockey player has been selected for Leinster in their upcoming Women’s National Development Under-23/21 competition being played in...

Thursday, 19/08/21 - 10:33am Read More

Portarlington are crowned deserving county champions

Laois Shopping 2020 Senior Football Championship Final Portarlington          1-14 Graiguecullen        0-7 By Denis J. Croke A storming first half display...

Sunday, 15/08/21 - 3:27pm Read More