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

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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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