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

The NBA Slam Dunk Contest: DJ Khaled, an Intel drone and some very, very big jumps

The NBA Slam Dunk Contest provides some light relief in a sport as intense as any other, and while this year’s failed to grab the audience’s collective imagination, there was still an impressive array of dunks on show. DJ Khaled...

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Vincenzo Montella dedicates AC Milan win to Silvio Berlusconi

AC Milan head coach Vincenzo Montella dedicated his side’s win against Fiorentina to club president Silvio Berlusconi. Berlusconi attended the...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 6:56am Read More

Deulofeu strike stops the rot for AC Milan

Gerard Deulofeu’s first goal for AC Milan boosted the Rossoneri four points clear of Serie A rivals Fiorentina and into...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 10:07pm Read More

Glenbeigh-Glencar emerge victorious from incident-packed junior football final

Glenbeigh-Glencar (Kerry) 1-14 Rock (Tyrone) 1-11 Darran O’Sullivan has won more important titles with Kerry at Croke Park, in front...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 8:01pm Read More

Marvin Emnes is the hero the internet was waiting for during Blackburn V Man United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcus Rashford may have helped Manchester United progress to FA Cup quarter-finals with a 1-2 victory over...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 7:43pm Read More

Non-league Lincoln City handed dream FA Cup draw

Lincoln City will either face fellow non-league side Sutton United or enjoy a glamour tie at The Emirates Stadium to...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 6:54pm Read More

Late Zlatan winner sees Manchester United into FA Cup quarter-finals

Zlatan Ibrahimovic spared Manchester United’s blushes at embattled Blackburn as he fired Jose Mourinho’s men into the FA Cup quarter-finals....

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 6:41pm Read More

WATCH: Richard Osman star of the show at the Fulham v Tottenham game

There was one person who really stole the show during today’s derby between Fulham and Tottenham. And, no, surprisingly it...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 5:39pm Read More

Draws in the lower leagues while Tipperary make it two victories at the top

It’s two wins out of two for Tipperary in the Allianz Hurling League. John McGrath scored 1-7 as the All-Ireland...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 5:19pm Read More

The internet is having a raging debate – is Dimitar Berbatov wearing eyeliner?

Dimitar Berbatov returned to our screens at the BBC Sport studio as a football pundit for Fulham’s FA Cup clash...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 4:43pm 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...

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