Are we in for a repeat of last year’s senior hurling final – unlikely

By Pat Delaney IT’S down to four, the surroundings may be different but the names are nearly the same as they were eight years ago. The only change sees surprise packet Rosenallis taking the place of their neighbours and deservedly...

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Portlaoise and the Harps favourites to advance intermediate final

By Pat Delaney IT used to be senior ‘B’, then senior ‘A’ and now it is Premier Intermediate and still some of the same old faces are knocking on the door. Five years ago Portlaoise defeated Clonaslee/St Manman’s to claim...

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TD makes case for allowing greater number attend O’Moore Park games

By Denis J. Croke Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has made a case for allowing greater numbers attend games in...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 2:15pm Read More

TG4’s UNDERDOGS is back, and this year it’s over to the Ladies

In an ever changing world, TG4’s legendary GAA series Underdogs is back and for 2021 it’s over to the Ladies....

Wednesday, 16/09/20 - 6:01pm Read More

Laois Athletics plan their return to competitive action

LAOIS Athletics makes a long awaited return to competitive action on Sunday next, 20 September. Like all sporting activities, athletics...

Friday, 11/09/20 - 10:17am Read More

Breaking – Ireland’s Autumn Nations Cup Fixtures Announced

Six Nations Rugby together with its constituent unions and federations is extremely pleased to announce details of the Autumn Nations...

Thursday, 10/09/20 - 4:00pm Read More

Tomorrow’s back page

Monday, 07/09/20 - 6:20pm Read More

SFC Round 2 – Killeen and Kilcruise – the game all eyes will be on

By Denis J. Croke All eyes will be focussed on the second day of today’s threesome when Arles Killeen and...

Sunday, 06/09/20 - 6:40am Read More

SFC Round 2 – Unlikely to be any shocks in hectic day of action

By Denis J. Croke What a day of action we have to look forward to today. County champions Portlaoise will...

Saturday, 05/09/20 - 6:37am Read More

SFC Round 2 – Graiguecullen bound for a quarter-final place?

By Denis J. Croke After last night’s exploits of two near neighbours, tonight the circumstances are somewhat different as The...

Friday, 04/09/20 - 6:36am Read More

SFC Round 2 – Can Emo upset the odds?

By Denis J. Croke Senior football teams face a quick turn around having played the opening round only a week...

Thursday, 03/09/20 - 7:34am Read More

Bumper sports section

Bumper sports section in tomorrow’s Laois Nationalist. Full coverage, reports and photographs, from 7 senior football championship round one games, 2...

Monday, 31/08/20 - 6:19pm Read More

A mighty shock as Camross crash out & a demolition of Castletown

By Denis J. Croke We were treated to the first real shock in this year’s senior hurling championship when Rosenallis...

Sunday, 30/08/20 - 10:03pm Read More

Three semi-final places still up for grabs

By Denis J. Croke Saturday night’s game both turned out to be very one sided affairs that saw Borris/Kilcotton the...

Sunday, 30/08/20 - 9:21am Read More

Goals and cards rain down in O’Moore Park

By Denis J. Croke Clough/Ballacolla are the first team to ensure themselves of a semi-final place in this year’s senior...

Sunday, 30/08/20 - 9:11am Read More

Hurling now takes centre stage, look ahead to tonight’s senior games

  By Denis J. Croke After the early part of the week was given over to the delayed football championships,...

Saturday, 29/08/20 - 10:44am Read More

Second round draw serves up some mouth-water encounters

By Denis J. Croke The draw for the second round of the senior football championship threw up a number of...

Wednesday, 26/08/20 - 10:27pm Read More

Nothing to celebrate in Arles

By Denis J. Croke There was nothing to celebrate in Arles on Wednesday night when their two teams, Killeen and...

Wednesday, 26/08/20 - 10:09pm Read More

Killeen and Kilcruise face tough tasks to keep Arles in the winning frame

By Denis J. Croke The last games in the opening round of this year’s senior football championship will take place...

Wednesday, 26/08/20 - 1:01pm Read More

Change of venue did not put off Emo

By Denis J. Croke Storm Francis had taken its toll before a ball was even thrown in tonight. This afternoon...

Tuesday, 25/08/20 - 9:30pm Read More