Laois Sport

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 for senior football teams last year – Stradbally winning the county final while The Heath won the ACFL Division 1...

Read More

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...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 3:24pm Read More

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,...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 3:24pm Read More

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...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 3:23pm Read More

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...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 3:22pm Read More

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...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 3:20pm Read More

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...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 3:19pm Read More

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...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 3:14pm Read More

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...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 3:10pm Read More

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...

Friday, 04/08/17 - 3:03pm Read More

National Sport

Fans send sinister message to Roma players as dummies found hanging by Colosseum

Dummies wearing replica jerseys of three Roma players were found hanging from a pedestrian walkway in Rome following the club’s 3-1 recent defeat to local rivals Lazio. The sinister display was accompanied by a large banner, which read: “Un consiglio...

Read More

Listen to Ray Wilkins and Neil Custis at each other’s throats over Marcus Rashford’s free-kick

Football is often the source of hot debate, but an exchange between former footballer Ray Wilkins and Sun football writer...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 11:16am Read More

Morgan Schneiderlin will miss Everton’s trip to Swansea

Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin will not be fit for the trip to Swansea. The Frenchman missed last weekend’s defeat to...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 10:07am Read More

Granit Xhaka set to miss out as Arsenal face Manchester United

Arsenal are likely to be without Granit Xhaka for their Premier League clash at home to Manchester United on Sunday....

Friday, 05/05/17 - 9:17am Read More

Ronan O’Gara says his next move won’t be back home

Ronan O’Gara expects to move to another job outside Ireland when he eventually leaves Paris. In his column in Friday’s...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 8:14am Read More

Fans’ concern as diver Tom Daley posts hospital bed picture before wedding

Diver Tom Daley has concerned fans by sharing a picture of himself in a hospital bed ahead of his wedding....

Friday, 05/05/17 - 7:04am Read More

No holiday for Anthony Joshua as he prepares to return to training on Monday

Anthony Joshua will return to training on Monday in the wake of his thrilling win over Wladimir Klitschko. The British...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 11:56pm Read More

Everyone was very pleasantly surprised by the A-Team theme tune playing at Celta Vigo v Manchester United

Even non-football fans would have enjoyed being in the stands at Celta Vigo’s stadium tonight as the football match between...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 11:21pm Read More

Marcus Rashford secures precious away goal for Man United

Celta Vigo 0 Manchester United 1 Marcus Rashford’s splendid free-kick secured Manchester United a hard-fought win at Celta Vigo to...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 10:29pm Read More

Athlone Town players to be interviewed about ‘irregular betting patterns’ report

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) is to interview players and staff from Athlone Town FC after receiving a UEFA...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 8:18pm 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...

Read More

Ruanbeg rescued

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

Tuesday, 11/09/12 - 3:20pm Read More