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Laois 2-6 Kildare 1-14Leinster Minor Football Championship Quarter FinalA failure to score for 28 minutes of this game cost Laois dearly as their participation in this year’s Leinster championship ended in Newbridge this afternoon.Laois led by seven points with fifteen minutes on the clock but failed to score again until the 43rd minute and it was this which cost them dearly in the end.It all started so well...


Laois 2-6 Kildare 1-14Leinster Minor Football Championship Quarter FinalA failure to score for 28 minutes of this game cost Laois dearly as their participation in this year’s Leinster championship ended in Newbridge this afternoon.Laois led by seven points with fifteen minutes on the clock but failed to score again until the 43rd minute and it was this which cost them dearly in the end.It all started so well...


Leinster Senior Football Championship First RoundLAOIS 4-15 LONGFORD 0-16By Rory Delaney at O’Moore Park, PortlaoiseLaois are through to a Leinster SFC quarter-final clash with Kildare, after the convincingly saw off Longford in O'Moore Park on Sunday.Two goals just before half time, and two more just after it, were the catalysts for the win, as Peter Creedon marked his first championship game in...


Laois Senior Football Manager Peter Creedon has announced his starting 15 for Sunday's Leinster SFC opener with Longford in Portlaoise.1. Graham Brody (Portlaoise)2. Damien O'Connor (Timahoe)3. Denis Booth (The Heath)4. Padraig McMahon (Ballyroan Abbey)5. Darren Strong (Emo)6. Colm Begley (Stradbally)7. Stephen Attride (Killeshin)8. Brendan Quigley (Timahoe)9. Kevin Meaney...


Mixed fortunes for Under-15 footballersThe People First Credit Union Laois Under-15 footballers travelled to Longford Slashers on Saturday 13th May to take on Longford and Louth.The opening game against Longford saw some wonderful football displayed by both teams. On the day the young O’Moore men had a little too much fire power up front for the host team running out 6-11 to 4-11 winners.Louth provided the...

Under-14 Footballers defeat Louth

Friday 19th May, 2017



People First Credit Union Under 14 Footballers enjoy Louth tripThe People First Credit Union Laois Under-14 Football Development Squad travelled to Darver on Saturday, May 13th where they played the host county.It was a successful trip for the O’Moore youngsters as Team 1 were 8-14 to 3-6 winners while Team 2 were on the correct side of a 2-8 to 0-7 scoreline.Both teams displayed wonderful skill and...

Minor Football v Kildare

Friday 19th May, 2017



Laois Minor Football manager Noel Delaney has announced his starting 15 for Saturday's Electric Ireland MFC clash with Kildare at 3pm in Newbridge.Courtwood's Alan Kinsella captains the side.1. Thomas McCann (Ballyroan Abbey)2. Cian Langford (Emo)3. Sean O'Flynn (Courtwood)4. Daniel Comerford (The Harps)5. John Rogers (Ballyroan Abbey)6. Seamus Lacey (Ballylinan)7. Gary Saunders...

Poc Fada 2017

Thursday 18th May, 2017


Poc Fada Laoise will take place on Monday May 29th at 7pm. on a road course in Ballacolla. The start point is at Farran Hostel near the memorial plaque to the 1915 Laois All Ireland Winning Hurling team. The course is a road course approx 2.5km long.Each club is entitled to enter one player at Senior and U16, hurling and camogie. I would be grateful if you could let me know as soon as you can who, if anyone, will represent your...


Laois Senior Hurling Manager Eamonn Kelly has announced his starting 15 for Sunday's Leinster SHC clash with Kerry.1. Enda Rowland (St Lazerian's Abbeyleix)2. Lee Cleere (Clough Ballacolla)3. Leigh Bergin (Shanahoe)4. Dwane Palmer (Camross)5. Ciaran Collier (Camross)6. Charles Dwyer (Ballinakill)7. Matthew Whelan (Borris-in-Ossory-Kilcotton)8. Ross King (Rathdowney Errill)9. Patrick...

Minor Hurling Starting 15 v Kilkenny

Friday 12th May, 2017



Laois Minor Hurling Manager Christy Walsh has announced his starting 15 for tomorrow's Leinster MHC semi final against Kilkenny @ 3pm in O'Moore Park. 1. Cathal Dunne (Clough Ballacolla)2. Daniel Breen (Camross)3. John Maher (Rosenallis)4. Diarmuid Conway (Clough Ballacolla)5. Ryan Murphy (Galmoy)6. Padraig Delaney (The Harps)7. Eoin O'Connor (Portlaoise)8. PJ Daly (Clonad)9. Liam Senior...


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Round RobinBy William DunneSunday May 14Kerry v Laois, Austin Stack Park, Tralee, 3pmIt hasn’t even been six weeks since these two sides met in a high-stakes Allianz Hurling League relegation play-off which resulted in Laois sentencing Kerry to relegation to Division 2A.This Sunday the Kerry and Laois will clash once again with the stakes high - a chance to pencil in a...


The draw has taken place for the quarter-finals of the Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship, and is as follows:Saturday, 20th May (all at 3pm)Parnell Park: Dublin v LongfordSt Conleth’s Park, Newbridge: Kildare v LaoisDrogheda: Louth v OffalySunday, 21st May (1pm)Netwatch Cullen Park: Carlow v Wexford.The draw was held following the three qualifier games that were held this weekend,...

O'Dempsey's GAA Super Members Draw

Monday 08th May, 2017



O’Dempsey’s G.A.A. ClubSuper Members Draw1st Prize2 Electric Picnic Tickets(Weekend Camping)2nd PrizeTM US Air Compressor TMO 950(Plus 5 Piece Air Tool Kit)(Sponsored by H McLaughlin & Sons Ltd)3rd PrizeRound of Golf for 4 in The Heritage Golf Club(Sponsored by The Heritage Golf Club)Draw takes place at the Annual Horse and Pony Racing Day on Sunday 18th June, 2017TICKETS ~ ~...

May Members Draw

Monday 08th May, 2017



Laois GAA All County ClubsMembers Draw on Friday 5th. May 2017.Result Sheet.1st. Prize €10,000: Declan Qualter, Kilshanney, Abbeyleix Park Ratheniska GAA 2nd. Prize €5,000: Breda & Jerry Campion, Rushin, Mountrath Slieve Bloom GAA 3rd. Prize €3,000: Nancy & Kevin Conroy, Dangans, Mountmellick The Rock GAA 4th. Prize €1,500: Harry Broomfield, Camira, Rosenallis Rosenallis...

Minor Football v Meath

Friday 05th May, 2017



Laois Minor Football manager Noel Delaney has announced his starting 15 for Saturday's Electric Ireland MFC clash with MeathCourtwood's Alan Kinsella captains the side.1. Thomas McCann (Ballyroan Abbey)2. Michael Dowling (Portlaoise)3. Sean O'Flynn (Courtwood)4. Daniel Comerford (The Harps)5. Colin Slevin (Portarlington)6. Seamus Lacey (Ballylinan)7. Gary Saunders (Portlaoise)8....

Senior Hurling v Meath

Friday 28th April, 2017



Laois Senior Hurling manager Eamonn Kelly has announced his starting 15 for Sunday's Leinster SHC Round Robin clash with Meath1. Enda Rowland (St Lazerian's Abbeyleix)2. Cahir Healy (Portlaoise)3. Leigh Bergin (Shanahoe)4. Dwane Palmer (Camross)5. Ciaran Collier (Camross)6. Charles Dwyer (Ballinakill)7. Lee Cleere (Clough Ballacolla)8. Ross King (Rathdowney Errill)9. Paddy Purcell...

Minor Hurling v Meath

Friday 28th April, 2017



Minor Hurling Starting 15 v Meath1. Cathal Dunne (Clough Ballacolla)2. Daniel Breen (Camross)3. John Maher (Rosenallis)4. Diarmuid Conway (Clough Ballacolla)5. Ryan Murphy (Galmoy)6. Padraig Delaney (The Harps)7. Eoin O'Connor (Portlaoise)8. PJ Daly (Clonad)9. Liam Senior (Clonaslee St Manman's)10. Ciaran Comerford (The Harps)11. Joe McCormack (Castletown)12. Daniel Comerford (The...


Meath v Laois; Wicklow v Wexford; Westmeath v Carlow.


Laois 0-15 Louth 2-11 (AET)Leinster Minor Football Championship Round 1Laois made a losing start to the Leinster minor championship as a missed penalty and a number of dubious officiating decisions saw them succumb to a two point defeat after extra time.Louth scored two points which appeared to be wide while Laois had one ruled out which seemed to have gone over as referee Niall Ward and his officials made decisions...


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Round RobinLAOIS 1-23 WESTMEATH 2-17By Rory Delaney at O’Moore Park, PortlaoiseLaois withstood a late barrage from Westmeath to claim a three point win in the opening round of the Leinster Round Robin series.Leading by eight points with eight minutes to go, they were scrambling to hold on in the end, as two Westmeath goals in injury time set up a frantic finale.Laois...




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