Battling Portarlington lose out to Naas

Lalor Cup Final Naas RFC 14 Portarlington RFC 5 By Denis J. Croke IT has been a very tough few years for Portarlington RFC but this season they seem to be turning things around. Perhaps relegation to Division 3 of...

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Under-20s lose out to Kildare in first game

John Kerins Cup U/20 Football Development League Kildare 2-17 Laois 1-7 By Ger McNally KILDARE ran out comfortable winners against Laois in the first round of the John Kerins Cup at Hawkfield on Saturday evening. Conditions on the first Saturday...

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Experience sees the Lake men exact revenge

Walsh Cup Rd 3 Westmeath 2-17 Laois 1-12 By Pat Delaney BORRIS-in-Ossory was the venue on Sunday for the meeting...

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Laois have no answer to Meath’s first half goal-blitz

O’Byrne Cup Rd 3 Meath 4-16 Laois 1-15 By Conor McKenna LAOIS footballers were eliminated from the 2020 O’Byrne Cup...

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Portlaoise cast aside underdog status to claim Hosie Cup honours

Hosie Cup Final Portlaoise RFC 17 Clondalkin RFC 5 By Denis J. Croke PORTLAOISE RFC first team have had a...

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Portlaoise ladies share the points with Three Rock

Hockey Portlaoise 1 Three Rock Rovers 1 PORTLAOISE Ladies Hockey Club and Three Rock Rovers 3rd proved to be very...

Friday, 22/11/19 - 5:52am Read More

Leah leads the way as Portlaoise crowned champions

Laois Ladies Minor ‘A’ Football Championship Final Portlaoise 3-11 Graiguecullen 1-11 PORTLAOISE minor ladies, and Leah Loughman in particular, turned...

Friday, 22/11/19 - 5:51am Read More

Laois U/16s secure final place with win over Limerick

Fr Manning Cup Semi-Final Laois 1-14 Limerick 1-10 By Gavin Cooper THE Laois U/16 footballers are through to the final...

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Camross take a battering in provincial decider

Leinster Club Intermediate Camogie Final St Rynagh’s 4-23 Camross 0-4 By Pat Delaney LAOIS versus Offaly clashes in any code...

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Early goals provide the foundation as Camross claim under-20 crown

Laois Shopping Centre U/20 Hurling Championship Final Camross 3-19 Raheen Parish Gaels 1-17 By Pat Delaney REIGNING champions at under-21...

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Injury time heartbreak from Rathdowney/Errill as dubious point denies them a final place

AIB Leinster Club Senior Hurling Championship s/f St Mullins 2-17 Rathdowney/Errill 1-19 By Denis J. Croke THERE was heartbreak for...

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Ballyfin AC celebrate 60 successful and happy years

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The story of Laois footballer’s triumphant USA tour in 1938

By Charlie Keegan THE deeds of the Laois footballers who travelled to New York in 1938 have been chronicled in...

Friday, 15/11/19 - 5:27am Read More

The Harps fade out and Camross take advantage

Laois Shopping Centre U/20 Hurling Championship Shield s/f Camross 2-19 The Harps 0-14 By Pat Delaney THESE two have fought...

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Portlaoise make a wee bit of history by advancing to Leinster semi-final via a penalty shoot out

AIB Leinster Club Senior Football Championship q/f Portlaoise 1-11 St Pat’s 2-8 (Portlaoise win 5-4 on penalties) By Denis J....

Thursday, 14/11/19 - 3:18pm Read More

Gaels cause more mayhem

Laois Shopping Centre U/20 Hurling Championship s/f Raheen Parish Gaels 2-19 St Lazerian’s Abbeyleix 1-16 By Pat Delaney LAST year...

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Classy Courtwood/Emo reach U/20 final in style

Laois Shopping Centre U/20 Football Championship s/f Courtwood/Emo 4-17 O’Dempsey’s 1-8 By Gavin Cooper COURTWOOD/EMO are into the U/20 football...

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