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Under-17 Football Panel 2018 is announced

Friday 16th February, 2018



Laois Under-17 Football manager Donncha Phelan has announced his panel for the year ahead. The panel contains 35 players whom have been hard at work over the last number of weeks. 83 players turned up to the trials but following an extended trial period of training and matches the panel now stands at 35. Oisín Keogh, Seán Greene, Ned Ryan, Paul O'Flynn, Seth Burns Mooney, Seán O'Neill...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Waterford

Thursday 08th February, 2018



Senior Football Starting 15 to play Waterford in Saturday's Allianz Football League Division 4 encounter has been named. Throw in at 7pm in O'Moore Park as the side look to continue their unbeaten league campaign.

Kelly Cup & Palmer Cup Draws

Tuesday 30th January, 2018


The draws for the Kelly Cup and Palmer Cup were made at last night’s County Board meeting.Defending Kelly Cup champions St Joseph’s have withdrawn from the competition for this year following the sudden passing of their player Liam Kealy last week.This leaves 13 teams entered with Gaels teams also permitted to take part once again.Group A is the only four team group and it consists of Crettyard Gaels,...

Treaty pick up points on home comforts

Monday 29th January, 2018



Limerick 1-25 Laois 0-18Limerick had 10 points to spare over Laois in a low-key Allianz Hurling League Division 1B opener played before a crowd of just 1,450 at the Gaelic Grounds.Free-taker Aaron Gillane continued his recent impressive form with a haul of 0-11, while Gearoid Hegarty scored the only goal in the first half for the hosts, who were always comfortable despite playing well below their best. Laois fared...


Laois 2-12 Limerick 0-9A brilliant goal from Gary Walsh with 20 minutes remaining was the key score as Laois got their Division 4 campaign off to a winning start thanks to a nine-point triumph over Limerick in O’Moore Park.Walsh’s goal put Laois five up and dealt Limerick a blow they were always unlikely to recover from.And as well as finishing with 1-6, the Laois full-forward also set up Laois’s...

Senior Hurling side v Limerick

Friday 26th January, 2018


Senior Football side v Limerick

Friday 26th January, 2018


Liam Kealy (St Joseph's RIP)

Thursday 25th January, 2018



Laois GAA would like to extend their sympathy to family, friends and teammates of Liam Kealy (St Joseph’s GAA) who lost his life at the weekend. Liam was a member of the Laois Senior Football Panel in 2012 under Justin McNulty while also a staunch member of St Joseph’s GAA. We express our wishes to his wife, Ashling, daughter, Shauna, father, Tom, mother, Margaret, brother, Denis, sister, Liz and...


The current Laois panel at present is: Benny Carroll (Portlaoise), Brian Glynn (Portlaoise),Chris Finn (Portlaoise), Ciaran McEvoy (Portlaoise), David Holland (Portlaoise), Gareth Dillon (Portlaoise), Graham Brody (Portlaoise), Kieran Lillis (Portlaoise), Paul Cahillane (Portlaoise), Alan Farrell (Ballylinan), Jamie Farrell (Ballylinan), Gary Walsh (Ballylinan), Padraic McEvoy (Ballylinan),...

Senior Football Captain announced

Thursday 18th January, 2018



Laois Senior Football Manager John Sugrue has announced his captain for the 2018 season. Killeshin clubman Stephen Attride retains the role and he's aided by vice-captains John O'Loughlin & Graham Brody.


Congratulations to all the winners from the Leinster GAA Scór na nÓg finals which took place at the National Opera House, Wexford on Sunday, 14 January. They will now participate at the All Ireland finals, which will be held in Sligo in February.Rince Foirne (Figure Dancing): Birr, Offaly – Sian Cooke, Grainne Nolan, Eve Murray, Tara Seguian, Grace Hoare, Kathy Darmody, Sara Cooke, Sarah...

Friday Night Lights Under-7 Hurling

Thursday 11th January, 2018



Friday Night Lights 2018. U7 HurlingFridayCullohill HallTrumeraBallacolla 6.30pm19/1/18The HarpsTrumeraClough/BallacollaRathdowney/ErrillPark/RatheniskaBallinakill WhiteBallinakill MaroonBorris/KilcottonMountrath RedMountrath WhiteAbbeyleixFridayCullohill HallTrumeraBallacolla 6.30pm26/1/18The HarpsTrumeraClough/BallacollaAbbeyleixMountrath RedMountrath...


Laois GAA was delighted to launch the Strategic Review and Action Plan 2018-2020 tonight (Monday) in the Midlands Park Hotel. A large crowd attended the meeting and we would like to thank all our guest speakers which included incoming GAA President John Horan.For our supporters who wish to view the document click here Laois GAA-Strategic-and-Action-Plan-Recovered PROOF.pdf...

Senior Hurlers Sleep Out

Monday 08th January, 2018



Laois Senior Hurlers are delighted to make a presentation to the Simon Community for their recent Sleep Out over the Christmas period. Picture provided to Laois GAA by Denis Byrne.

Senior Footballers exit O'Byrne Cup

Sunday 07th January, 2018



Laois 1-13, Westmeath 3-16O'Byrne Cup Round 2Westmeath were far too strong for John Sugrue’s experimental Laois side as a hat-trick from corner forward Callum McCormack led them to a nine point win in Stradbally this afternoon.The Laois team showed 15 changes to the side which lost out by a point last week and one of them, veteran Ross Munnelly, began the scoring in the first minute.The O’Moore men...

Search begins for U-20 Football Manager

Friday 05th January, 2018


Laois GAA Executive tonight (Thursday) put in place a three man committee of Fergal Byron, Kieran Leavy & Laurence Phelan to begin the search of appointing the Laois Under 20 Football Manager for 2018. The search for the new manager starts immediately.


Laois 1-11 Kilkenny 6-24Kilkenny’s first outing of 2018 ended with an utterly convincing 28-point win over Laois in O’Moore Park on Wednesday night as 10 different players got their name on the scoresheet in this Walsh Cup encounter.A well-taken Paddy Purcell goal in the third minute got the home side off to a good start but an experimental Kilkenny side had any amount of possession in the opening half...

SH team v Kilkenny (Walsh Cup)

Wednesday 03rd January, 2018


Strategic & Action Plan Launch

Tuesday 02nd January, 2018



Laois GAA Strategic & Action Plan launch will take place on Monday next, 8th January, in the Midlands Park Hotel at 8pm sharp. All clubs are invited to attend per e-mail which has been issued to all clubs this morning.




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