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...

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

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

A GAA citing commissioner would end Sunday Game justice

The outgoing secretary of the GAA’s Disputes Resolution Authority maintains citing commissioners would put an end to The Sunday Game being judge and executioner on disciplinary cases. In a wide-ranging interview in Saturday’s Irish Examiner, Jack Anderson – whose term...

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Barcelona boss Luis Enrique puts full faith in returning neymar

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has backed the returning Neymar to boost his side’s LaLiga title hopes ahead of Saturday’s derby...

Friday, 28/04/17 - 7:17pm Read More

Harry Redknapp confident Birmingham can seal narrow escape from relegation

Harry Redknapp heads into his first home game as Birmingham boss against play-off-bound Huddersfield on Saturday adamant his new side...

Friday, 28/04/17 - 7:01pm Read More

Pat Lam makes 10 changes as Connacht welcome Scarlets to the Showground

Connacht’s head coach Pat Lam has made ten changes to his side to face Scarlets at the Sportsground tomorrow night....

Friday, 28/04/17 - 5:54pm Read More

Roscommon stalwart Donie Shine dies

Donie Shine, who played for and managed Roscommon in a long career of service to the Rossies, had died following...

Friday, 28/04/17 - 5:37pm Read More

Why Anthony Joshua’s world title fight against Wladimir Klitschko is such a big deal

It’s the biggest fight of the year – Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko’s bout at the O2 Arena in London...

Friday, 28/04/17 - 4:46pm Read More

Ilie Nastase apologises for comments during Fed Cup clash

Ilie Nastase has issued an apology for his conduct during Romania’s fiery Fed Cup tie against Great Britain last weekend....

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Rugby referee knocked out with a punch after showing player a red card

An incident in a French Cup juniors game ended with a referee being taken to hospital for treatment. Benjamin Casty...

Friday, 28/04/17 - 4:16pm Read More

Ronald Koeman: Romelu Lukaku future will be decided at end of season

Everton boss Ronald Koeman admits he is still unsure where striker Romelu Lukaku will be playing next season. Lukaku has...

Friday, 28/04/17 - 3:55pm Read More

Leinster make late change ahead of Friday evening encounter

Leinster have been forced to make a late change ahead of this evening’s Guinness PRO12 match against Glasgow at the...

Friday, 28/04/17 - 3:47pm 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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