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 can take pride from a wonderful display against Ratoath on Saturday in a game that went to extra time. This...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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

Borris/Kilcotton comfortably advance to final

Borris/Kilcotton 2-18 Portlaoise 0-13 By Denis J. Croke PORTLAOISE were still well in with a chance of causing an upset...

Friday, 25/11/16 - 2:12pm Read More

Leinster handball title for Niamh

THE Leinster One-Wall Championships were played recently with Laois represented in three finals, Kevin Brennan progressing to the Men’s Masters...

Friday, 25/11/16 - 2:10pm Read More

Portlaoise AFC record momentus cup victory

  UCD 2 Portlaoise AFC 2 (Portlaoise won 3-1 on penalties) PORTLAOISE AFC first team advanced to the second round...

Friday, 25/11/16 - 2:09pm Read More

Rosenallis hurlers’ dream lives on

Rosenallis 0-16 Clontarf 0-7 By Pat Delaney WHEN they surrendered their senior A hurling status 12 months ago, Rosenallis were...

Thursday, 17/11/16 - 3:54pm Read More

St Joseph’s/Barrowhouse remain on course to retain title

St Joseph’s/Barrowhouse 2-16 O’Dempsey’s 1-5 By Alan Hartnett O’DEMPSEY’S fairytale run through this year’s under-21 football championship is over as...

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Sarsfields edge pulsating affair after extra time

Sarsfields 3-13 Stradbally Parish Gaels 0-21 By Alan Hartnett SARSFIELDS reached the under-21 football championship final as they edged out...

Thursday, 17/11/16 - 3:51pm Read More

Clough/Ballacolla strike late to advance to last four

Clough/Ballacolla 1-17 Castletown/Slieve Bloom 2-12 By Barry McEvoy THESE two sides served up a cracking game of hurling in in...

Thursday, 17/11/16 - 3:50pm Read More

Borris/Kilcotton crush Ballinakill Gaels

Borris/Kilcotton 4-33 Ballinakill Gaels 0-4 By Pat Delaney THE score line does not lie, but what does a charade like...

Thursday, 17/11/16 - 3:49pm Read More

Portlaoise right back in the promotion hunt

Portlaoise 3 Skerries Town 0 PORTLAOISE collected three valuable points with a hard fought but deserved victory over North Dublin...

Thursday, 17/11/16 - 3:43pm Read More

Ballyfin Athletic Club celebrate the past and look to the future

BALLYFIN Athletic Club staged a fantastic gathering of friends at the Deadman’s Inn on Saturday 5 November. People from all...

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