NFL – Laois cough up scores to put themselves under unnecessary pressure

Laois 3-16 Leitrim 3-10 By Denis J. Croke WITH a 15 point lead entering the final quarter in Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday Laois looked to be cruising to the second win in this year’s National Football League. But how that was...

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NHL – Battling Laois lose out as Galway pull away in closing minutes

Galway 2-18 Laois 0-17 By Pat Delaney THE good crowd in O’Moore Park on a cold but dry Saturday evening were treated to a cracking good game, and one of Laois’ better performances in recent years. Laois were rank outsiders...

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Ladies NFL – Laois crushed by Tipp

Tipperary 5-14 Laois 1-5 By Denis J. Croke LAOIS took the long road to Ardfinnan in south Tipperary on Saturday...

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Soccer – LSL Senior Div 1A – Wasted chances cost Portlaoise dearly

Maynooth University Town FC 2 Portlaoise AFC 1 PORTLAOISE AFC first team suffered a setback in their promotion hunt on...

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Rugby Towns Cup – Forwards lay the foundations as Portlaoise cruise into the second round

Portlaoise 46 Navan 8 By Denis J. Croke SOME old wise man of rugby once said ‘forwards make tries, backs...

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Ladies NFL – No complaints as Laois ladies go down to Cavan in league opener

Cavan 2-11 Laois 0-8 LAOIS got off to a disappointing start to the 2018 Lidl National Ladies Football League Division...

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NFL – Laois get off to a winner as Walsh hits form

Laois 2-12 Limerick 0-9 By Denis J. Croke LAOIS footballers travelled to O’Moore Park on Saturday evening knowing that nothing...

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NHL – Limerick prove too strong for weakened visitors

Limerick 1-25 Laois 0-18 By Pat Delaney ANOTHER trip to the Gaelic Grounds in search of national league points but...

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SFC – Three goal Heath stun the champions

The Heath 3-10 Stradbally 1-12 By Denis J. Croke YOU could say these two teams won the three major finals...

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SFC – Great start ensures victory for the Town

  Portlaoise 3-13 Arles Kilcruise 1-14 By Pat Delaney THIS familiar pairing have had many exciting tussles over the past...

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SFC – O’Dempsey’s win but are made battle by Ballyfin

  O’Dempsey’s 2-15 Ballyfin Gaels 1-12 By Denis J. Croke HAVING won promotion last year, a year after being relegated,...

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SFC – Graiguecullen survive a stern examination from Killeshin

  Graiguecullen 2-11 Killeshin 0-15 By Denis J. Croke IT took until the second last game of round one for...

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SFC – Crettyard pay the penalty for missed chances as Ballyroan Abbey advance

  Ballyroan Abbey 2-9 Crettyard Gaels 0-14 THERE is no doubt Crettyard Gaels blew the chance of at least forcing...

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SFC – Portarlington and Killeen serve up thriller, but must do it all again

  Portarlington 1-15 Arles Killeen 3-9 By Pat Delaney THE senior football championship came to life on Saturday night when...

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SFC – Ballylinan simply too good for Mountmellick Gaels

  Ballylinan 1-13 Mountmellick Gaels 1-7 A LATE Mountmellick Gaels goal took some of the gloss off what was one...

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SFC – The Saints finish strongly to see off the Gaels

  St Joseph’s 1-12 Clonaslee/St Manman’s Gaels 0-7 THIS game in O’Moore Park on Sunday afternoon did little to excite...

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IFC – Emo take first step towards senior return

Emo 3-15 Annanough 1-6 EMO are still smarting after making the drop to intermediate last year and are determined to...

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IFC – Courtwood withstand late fight back from The Rock to advance

Courtwood 1-11 The Rock 0-12 COURTWOOD had to survive a late rally from The Rock to ensure they took their...

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IFC – Rosenallis shock Timahoe in opening round

Rosenallis 1-15 Timahoe 2-9 LAST year was a remarkabkle one for Rosenallis GAA club and in particular for their junior...

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IFC – Dominant first half display enough for The Town

Portlaoise 1-12 Barrowhouse 0-8 A DOMINANT first 30 minutes was enough for Portlaoise to claim an Intermediate first round win...

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