Laois minors have the self-belief to eke out a win

Seamus Heaney Minor Football Cup Laois 4-7 Carlow 1-12 By Kieran Murphy ATTITUDE defined the fortunes of the respective sides in this Seamus Heaney minor football cup first round game at Netwatch Cullen Park on Wednesday. The home side were...

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Town’s U/10s put in a fantastic performance to claim the Shield

MSL U/10 Shield Final Portlaoise Town 4 Mullingar Athletic 2 PORTLAOISE Town U/10s travelled to Tullamore on Wednesday evening to face off against Mullingar in the final of the Midlands Shield. Portlaoise came into this game on the back of...

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In this week’s Laois Nationalist

    * Visiting judge says defendants know more English than we know ourselves   * Teenager with broken leg...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 7:00am Read More

Laois to open Tailteann Cup campaign against Westmeath

By Denis J. Croke LAOIS footballers will be back in action in two weeks time when they get their Tailteann...

Monday, 16/05/22 - 9:22am Read More

Portlaoise crush Clontarf will play Division 2 rugby next season

Portlaoise RFC 20 Clontarf RFC 0 THE Portlaoise RFC Senior Women brought the curtain down on a long and testing...

Tuesday, 03/05/22 - 12:57pm Read More

The death has occurred of Sean Ramsbottom, Timahoe, Laois

The death has occurred of Sean Ramsbottom, Fossey, Timahoe, Laois   Sean Ramsbottom, Fossey, Timahoe, Co Laois. Died May 2nd...

Monday, 02/05/22 - 5:30pm Read More

Portlaoise RFC appoint Johan Taylor as new head coach

PORTLAOISE RFC have announced the appointment of Johan Taylor as head coach for the next two seasons. Johan brings a...

Saturday, 30/04/22 - 12:00pm Read More

Portlaoise women use their power to win Leinster final

Paul Cusack Plate Final Strap – Portlaoise 22 Wanderers 14 THE pack power of Portlaoise was decisive in subduing Wanderers...

Monday, 25/04/22 - 5:22pm Read More

No cup title for Portarlington but they can look back at a great season

2nds Provincial Towns Cup Final Naas 31 Portarlington 15 By Denis J. Croke PORTARLINGTON will be disappointed at having lost...

Monday, 25/04/22 - 5:16pm Read More

Determined second half display not enough to upset the Cats

Leinster Camogie Minor ‘B’ Final Kilkenny 2-10 Laois 0-8 By Pat Delaney THESE young Laois girls made history by playing...

Monday, 25/04/22 - 10:06am Read More

Laois ladies hang on for a nail-biting victory

TG4 Leinster LGFA IFC Group A Rd 2 Laois 2-12 Offaly 1-14 By Pat Delaney THE score line suggests a...

Monday, 25/04/22 - 10:02am Read More

Battling Portlaoise come up just short in Leinster plate final

Leinster Rugby U/18 Plate Final Tullow 34 Portlaoise 29 By Kieran Murphy PORTLAOISE RFCU/18 team put in a cracking performance...

Sunday, 24/04/22 - 11:03am Read More

In this week’s sport’s section

Portarlington RFC put in a cracking performance to defeat Enniscorthy in the 2nds Provincial Towns Cup semi-final on Sunday Laois...

Tuesday, 19/04/22 - 9:15am Read More

Portlaoise U/18’s overcome a shaky start to advance to Plate final

Leinster Rugby U/18 Plate s/f Portlaoise      26 Enniscorthy  15 PORTLAOISE and Enniscorthy met for the second time in a week,...

Thursday, 14/04/22 - 10:33am Read More

Knockbeg pay the penalty for first half slip ups

South Leinster 2nd Years  Football Final Good Counsel College     2-7 Knockbeg College 1-6 By Kieran Murphy AFTER a great start...

Thursday, 14/04/22 - 10:29am Read More

North Midlands girls represent Irish U/18 team in Scotland

 Women’s Rugby THE inaugural Under-18 Women’s Six Nations Festival kicked off in Edinburgh on Saturday last heralding the dawn of...

Thursday, 14/04/22 - 9:02am Read More

CBS claim a first ever 7s rugby trophy

  ON Wednesday last St Mary’s CBS, Portlaoise TY 7s rugby team travelled to TUS Athlone for a 7s competition...

Wednesday, 13/04/22 - 7:32pm Read More

Portlaoise CBS produce storming finish to claim the honours

South Leinster ‘C’ Football final Portlaoise CBS         2-14 Cross and Passion Kilcullen          3-8 By Pat Delaney LAST Friday Cross and...

Wednesday, 13/04/22 - 7:29pm Read More

Portlaoise College volleyball boy’s end the year with another all-Ireland title

By Joe Barrett PORTLAOISE College Volleyball boy’s teams, under coach Pawel Nowakiewicz ended the year with yet another all-Ireland title....

Tuesday, 12/04/22 - 8:01am Read More