High fives for Portlaoise ladies against Templeogue

Hockey Portlaoise 5 Our Lady’s 0 EVEN the arrival of Storm Ciara didn’t dampen the spirits of Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club as they took on Our Lady’s Templeogue 3rd in a league match in Kilkenny on Saturday. Both teams started...

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Five-star Carlow power into Fitzgibbon final

Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final IT Carlow 5-14 Mary Immaculate, Limerick 0-15 By Daire Walsh IT Carlow manager DJ Carey hailed the character of his team on Saturday after they booked their place in the Fitzgibbon Cup final in fine style at...

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Rachel makes boxing history

RACHEL Lawless, the young Portlaoise Boxing Club flyweight prodigy, made history last Friday night at the National Stadium when winning...

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Mountrath reach Leinster final in thriller as defence defies the Deise boys

Leinster Schools Senior Hurling ‘B’ s/f   Mountrath CS 2-15 Ferrybank CS 1-12 By Pat Delaney MOUNTRATH Community School produced...

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Extra time heartbreak brings Knockbeg campaign to an end

Top Oil Leinster SF ‘A’ Round of 16 Coláiste Mhuire Mullingar 1-18 Knockbeg College 1-16 (AET) By Kieran Murphy KNOCKBEG...

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Laois pay the penalty for final quarter demise

Lidl LGFA National Football League Div 3 Roscommon 3-15 Laois 2-9 By Conor Dolan LAOIS will have to wait at...

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First half tries prove the difference as Portlaoise defeat North Kildare

Leinster League Division 2A Portlaoise 22 North Kildare 15 By Gavin Cooper TWO first-half tries for Portlaoise proved to be...

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Heywood snatch victory late on

South Leinster Post Primary Senior Football ‘C’ Final Tullow CS 0-9 Heywood CS 0-10 By Harry Shorthose HEYWOOD snatched a...

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Battling Laois just cannot match it physically with the Dubs

Allianz National Hurling League Div 1B Rd 2 Dublin 4-18 Laois 2-17 By Denis J. Croke LAOIS were right in...

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Laois ease to the top of standings with polished performance

Allianz National Football League Division 2 Rd 2 Laois 0-16 Armagh 0-10 By Pat Delaney ARMAGH arrived in Portlaoise on...

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Laois survive late Wicklow rally to earn a share of the points

Lidl National Football League Division 3 Round 1 Laois 2-16 Wicklow 3-13 By Denis J. Croke LAOIS looked assured to...

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Brennan proud of the way his players applied themselves

By Denis J. Croke IT is never easy to accept an 11 point defeat but Laois manager Eddie Brennan wanted...

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‘There’s guys in there that are very committed and want to play’

By Kevin Egan MIKE Quirke was a happy man when he came down to meet members of the press after...

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Wexford prove too strong for weakened Laois

Allianz National Hurling League Div 1B Rd 1 Wexford 2-27 Laois 2-16 By Pat Delaney IT was never going to...

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Late, late goals earn Laois a share of the points

Allianz National Football League Division 2 Rd 1 Roscommon 2-14 Laois 2-14 By Kevin Egan SENSATIONAL equalisers from James Durcan...

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Panthers hold off Meteors in a thriller

Hula Hoops Women’s Division One National Cup final Portlaoise Panthers 75 Trinity Meteors 71 PORTLAOISE Panthers rounded off a monumental...

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Panthers pounce on the Wildcats

Hula Hoops U/18 Women’s National Cup Final Portlaoise Panthers 76 Waterford Wildcats 53 PORTLAOISE Panthers were crowned Hula Hoops U/18...

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Scoil Chríost Rí cruise to All-Ireland title

Basketball – All Ireland U/19 ‘A’ Girls Schools Cup Final   Scoil Chríost Rí 70 Our Lady of Mercy 38...

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This week’s back page

This week’s back page acknowledges the wonderful achievements of Scoil Chríost Rí and Portlaoise Panthers in bringing back three national...

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Enda wants last year’s exploits to be the norm

By Denis J. Croke LAST year Enda Rowland was not just one of Laos’s outstanding players, but won of the...

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