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...

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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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National Sport

Slaven Bilic under the spotlight as West Ham hammered at home to Brighton

West Ham 0 Brighton 3 Slaven Bilic suffered surely the worst defeat of his spell as West Ham boss as they were thrashed 3-0 at home to Brighton. Two goals from Glenn Murray and a first Seagulls strike for Jose...

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Practice proves perfect as Lewis Hamilton sets US Grand Prix track record

Lewis Hamilton continued his imperious form by posting a record-breaking lap of the Circuit of the Americas en route to...

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Relegation threatened St Pat’s fight back to win six goal thriller against Cork City

St Pat’s Ath 4, Cork City 2 A rip-roaring first half yielded four goals as relegation threatened St Pat’s fought...

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Shane Lowry leads Irish challenge as Joost Luiten albatross carries him to Valderrama summit

Shane Lowry will lead the Irish challenge into the weekend at golf’s Valderrama Masters. He had a double-bogey on the...

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Ciaran Sheehan released by AFL club

Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan has been released by AFL club Carlton. The Blues say they have opted against offering a new...

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IRFU defend decision on coaching role as Fiona Hayes claims it ‘is belittling women’s game’

The Irish Rugby Football Union have defended their decision to hand the next Ireland’s women’s head-coach a six-month contract on...

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Lewis Hamilton quickest in opening practice at US Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton kick-started his bid to seal a fourth world championship in the best possible fashion after topping the time...

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Spartak Moscow facing partial stadium closure for monkey chants at Liverpool youngster

Spartak Moscow have been hit with a partial stadium closure by UEFA for ‘racist behaviour’ towards Liverpool striker Bobby Adekanye...

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Storm Brian a cause for concern for Fairyhouse officials

Officials at Fairyhouse are monitoring the weather ahead of tomorrow’s fixture as Storm Brian threatens the meeting. A decision will...

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Scotland and Edinburgh flanker suspended by club and country

Scotland flanker John Hardie has been suspended by club side Edinburgh and told he will not be selected for next...

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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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