Laois Sport

Peter Creedon names his first team

Laois Senior Football Manager Peter Creedon has named his starting 15 for Sunday’s O’Byrne Cup Round 1 game with DIT in Crettyard @ 2pm. The game sees four debuts for Laois with James Kelly, Eoin George, Cormac Murphy and Brian...

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Heartbreak for Rosenallis as late scores crush Leinster aspirations

Ratoath 1-20 Rosenallis 1-16 By Denis J. Croke THERE will be no Leinster final for Rosenallis junior hurlers, but they...

Friday, 02/12/16 - 12:03pm Read More

Declan is full of praise for his young team

  By Denis J. Croke AT the best of times it is difficult to watch a team you have trained...

Friday, 02/12/16 - 12:02pm Read More

Maryborough turn over Arlington to advance to Shield quarter-final

Maryborough 3 Arlington 1 MARYBOROUGH advanced to the quarter-finals of the CCFL Shield after a hard fought victory over Arlington....

Friday, 02/12/16 - 12:00pm Read More

Fatigue tells as late goals shatter Maryborough

Maryborough 3 O’Moore’s 4 MARYBOROUGH cruelly lost against local rivals O’Moore’s in their CCFL Division 3 clash on Sunday. With...

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Rosenallis keep their composure and are rewarded with Leinster title

Rosenallis 1-11 Bracknagh 1-8 By Denis J. Croke HAVING generally controlled the game from the throw-in, Rosenallis put their supporters...

Friday, 25/11/16 - 2:18pm Read More

‘We may have the passports ready’ – Paddy Dunne

By Denis J. Croke IT was hardly surprising that Rosenallis manager Paddy Dunne was on a bit of a high...

Friday, 25/11/16 - 2:17pm Read More

Champions’ experience sees them over the line

St Joseph’s/Barrowhouse 2-16 Sarsfields 0-10 By Pat Delaney THE reigning champions came into this game as warm favourites and, after...

Friday, 25/11/16 - 2:16pm Read More

Double for the Saints and the Twins

By Pat Delaney FOR the first time in their history, St Joseph’s/Barrowhouse retained their under-21football crown. Appearing in their third...

Friday, 25/11/16 - 2:15pm Read More

Clough/Ballacolla see off Abbeyleix to advance to final

Clough/Ballacolla 1-14 Abbeyleix Gaels 1-11 By Barry McEvoy CLOUGH/Ballacolla advanced to the under-21 hurling championship final when they held off...

Friday, 25/11/16 - 2:13pm Read More

National Sport

Lukas Podolski: Wayne Rooney deserves a send off like mine

Lukas Podolski believes Wayne Rooney deserves a warm Wembley send off when his England days come to an end. Podolski retired from Germany duty after Euro 2016 but was summoned back for a final lap of honour in Wednesday’s Three...

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Rory McIlroy’s fate remains out of his hands at WGC-Dell technologies match play

Rory McIlroy’s fate remained out of his hands despite being gifted victory in his second match in the WGC-Dell Technologies...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 11:09pm Read More

Team Ireland celebrates four more Special Olympic medals in good company

Team Ireland have added four more medals to their treasure chest at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria,...

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Ireland v Wales – talking points

The Republic of Ireland and Wales go head-to-head in Dublin on Friday night in a game which could prove pivotal...

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Ireland ready to do a Zlatan on Bale to boost qualification chances

Seamus Coleman has challenged the Republic of Ireland to do to Gareth Bale what they did to Zlatan Ibrahimovic at...

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FA chairman comdemns ‘inappropriate, disrespectful’ behaviour of some England fans

English Football Association chairman Greg Clarke has condemned the “inappropriate, disrespectful and disappointing” behaviour of some England fans in Germany...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 5:45pm Read More

Everton agree deal to buy land for new stadium

Everton have taken a significant step towards their goal of building a new stadium on the banks of the River...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 5:35pm Read More

WATCH: An iguana stole the show at the Miami Open

Forget the tennis – iguana-watching was the most entertaining part of attending the Miami Open yesterday. Tommy Haas and Jiri...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 5:15pm Read More

Roy Keane’s tribute to deceased former teammate

Roy Keane recently paid tribute to his former teammate at Rockmount Paul McCarthy, who died suddenly last month, writes Stephen Barry....

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 5:11pm Read More

This clip sums up why Ireland fans love Robbie Keane

Hanging up his boots hasn’t made Robbie Keane any less passionate about the boys in green. His international playing days...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 5:20pm Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

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