Senior Football

Senior Footballers exit All Ireland Championship

Tuesday 10th July, 2018

RTÉ Sport reporterMonaghan complete the line-up for the new Super 8s series after shrugging off Laois in Navan to keep their hopes of a breakthrough All-Ireland semi-final place intact.Malachy O'Rourke's side, who came into the contest with momentum after beating Leitrim and Waterford, were a cut above the beaten Leinster finalists throughout and will play Kildare at Croke Park next Sunday.Conor McManus top scored with five points and while Monaghan...

Senior Footballers lose out in Leinster SFC Final

Thursday 28th June, 2018

Dublin are Leinster football champions for a record eighth consecutive year after overcoming a nervous opening to surge past Laois, securing a Super 8s place in the process.The three-in-a-row All-Ireland holders missed several early goal chances and booted nine first-half wides as Division 4 champions Laois kept pace for almost half an hour.But they soon found their groove and outscored Laois by a whopping 0-22 to 0-5 from the 27th minute onwards to comfortably claim a...

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.

Senior Footballers open league campion with a win

Saturday 27th January, 2018

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 second goal in injury time when he put Paul Kingston...

Senior Football side v Limerick

Friday 26th January, 2018

Senior Football National League Squad Announced

Thursday 25th January, 2018

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), Robbie Donoher (Ballylinan), Mark Timmons...

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.

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 almost had a goal when Eoin Lowry raced clear and unleashed a...

Senior Hurling Starting 15 v Clare

Friday 30th June, 2017

Laois edge past Wicklow in Football Qualifiers

Monday 19th June, 2017

All-Ireland SFC Round 1A QualifierLAOIS 2-16 WICKLOW 3-10By Rory Delaney at AughrimLaois secured their third championship win over Wicklow in four years, as they claimed a 2-16 to 3-10 win in an exciting at Joule Park, Aughrim on Saturday.The O'Moore men went some way to atoning for their Leinster SFC exit at the hands of Kildare, but they were made to work hard for it by a stubborn Wicklow side. They were nine points down with time almost up, but hit two late goals to set up a...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Kildare

Friday 02nd June, 2017

Laois Senior Football manager Peter Creedon has announced his starting 15 for Sunday's Leinster SFC Quarter-Final clash with Kildare in Tullamore. 1. Graham Brody (Portlaoise)2. Darren Strong (Emo)3. Denis Booth (The Heath)4. Stephen Attride (Killeshin)5. Eoin Buggie (Stradbally)6. Padraig McMahon (Ballyroan Abbey)7. Damien O'Connor (Timahoe)8. Brendan Quigley (Timahoe)9. Colm Begley (Stradbally)10. Alan Farrell (Ballylinan)11. John...

Laois advance to Leinster SFC Quarter Final

Monday 22nd May, 2017

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 charge with a victory.Laois were under big pressure coming...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Longford

Friday 19th May, 2017

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 (Arles-Kilcruise)10. Alan Farrell (Ballylinan)11. David Conway...

Senior Footballers lose out against Offaly in relegation battle

Monday 03rd April, 2017

Laois 4-11 Offaly 3-15Allianz National Football League Division 3Laois have been relegated to Division 4 of the National Football League after they were beaten by Offaly this afternoon.Peter Creedon’s men had a man sent off for the fifth time this season as they slumped to a one point defeat.Kevin Meaney saw red for the second time after he picked up two yellows for two late challenges in the second half.Laois needed a draw to keep them up and they had the chance to clinch...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Longford

Friday 24th March, 2017

Footballers defeated in Antrim

Tuesday 21st March, 2017

Antrim 1-10 Laois 0-11Allianz Football League Division 3Laois’s disappointing Allianz Football League campaign went from bad to worse in Belfast this afternoon as Antrim claimed the vital two points.On a disastrous day for Laois that saw them play the entire second half with 14 men following a red card to Damien O’Connor, they are now on two points from five league games and in serious danger of dropping to Division 4.And with Longford beating Sligo, it means...

Senior footballers defeated in Sligo

Monday 06th March, 2017

Sligo put themselves back in the promotion frame with a thrilling comeback to claim both points against 14-man Laois at Markievicz Park.The winners, who outscored Laois 0-11 to 0-4 in the second half, were helped by the red card for the visitors' Kevin Meaney after 35 minutes.At that stage Laois were seven points clear, 2-5 to 0-4.Sligo faced a five-point interval deficit, 2-6 to 0-7, but worked hard to reduce the margin.Wing-back Keelan Cawley was excellent and...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Sligo

Friday 03rd March, 2017

Laois Senior Football Manager Peter Creedon has announced his starting 15 for Sunday's crunch Allianz League Division 3 encounter with Sligo in Sligo1. Graham Brody (Portlaoise)2. Darren Strong (Emo)3. Denis Booth (The Heath)4. James Kelly (St Joseph's)5. Stephen Attride (Killeshin)6. Colm Begley (Stradbally)7. Eoin Buggie (Stradbally)8. Danny Luttrell (Courtwood)9. Seán Ramsbottom (Timahoe)10. Daniel O'Reilly (Graiguecullen)11....

Senior Footballers lose out in Tipperary defeat

Saturday 25th February, 2017

Tipperary 1-16Laois 1-10Jackie Cahill reports from O’Moore Park, PortlaoiseCONOR SWEENEY SCORED seven points and Kevin O’Halloran was credited with a bizarre late goal as Tipperary earned a priceless victory against Laois in Division 3 of the Allianz Football League this evening.The visitors, who had an excellent display from midfielder Jack Kennedy on his full League debut, bounced back from their defeat against Sligo last time out to boost their...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Tipperary

Friday 24th February, 2017

Laois Senior Football Manager Peter Creedon has announced his starting 15 for Saturday's crunch Allianz League Division 3 encounter with Tipperary at 7pm in O'Moore Park.1. Graham Brody (Portlaoise)2. Darren Strong (Emo)3. Denis Booth (The Heath)4. James Kelly (St Joseph's)5. Stephen Attride (Killeshin)6. Colm Begley (Stradbally)7. Eoin Buggie (Stradbally)8. Danny Luttrell (Courtwood)9. Seán Ramsbottom (Timahoe)10. Daniel...

Senior Footballers continue good run against Armagh

Sunday 12th February, 2017

Laois 2-11Armagh 0-16Allianz Football League Division 3Laois registered their first win in Division 3 of the Allianz football league after an incredible comeback win.The O’Moore County have won eight of their last ten meetings with Armagh and they inflicted more misery on Kieran McGeeney’s outfit when Darren Strong and Donie Kingston kicked injury time points to win the game.Peter Creedon’s side, already heavily depleted through injury, lost...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Armagh

Thursday 09th February, 2017

Laois Senior Football Manager Peter Creedon has announced his starting 15 for Sunday's game against Armagh at 3.30pm in the Athletic Grounds.The side has three changes from last weekend's defeat against Louth with Kieran Lillis, Cormac Murphy and Ruairi O'Connor replacing Alan Farrell, Eoin Lowry and David Conway.

Footballers lose out in League opener against Louth

Saturday 04th February, 2017

Laois suffered a disappointing start to their Allianz Football League Division 3 season after they were comprehensively beaten by Louth in O’Moore Park tonight.Fielding a new-look side with four debutants, Peter Creedon’s first game in charge won’t live long in the memory as Louth recorded a 2-16 to 0-10 win.Goals from Padraic Smith and Andy McDonnell in each half were the key scores as the visitors were full value for their win.Laois had plenty of the...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Louth

Thursday 02nd February, 2017

Laois Senior Football Manager Peter Creedon has announced his starting 15 for Saturday's Allianz Football League Round 1 clash with Louth at 7pm in Portlaoise1. Graham Brody (Portlaoise)2. Alan Farrell (Ballylinan)3. Denis Booth (The Heath)4. James Kelly (St Joseph's)5. Stephen Attride (Killeshin) (Captain)6. Eoin Buggie (Stradbally)7. Colm Begley (Stradbally)8. Kevin Meaney (Arles-Kilcruise)9. Darren Strong (Emo)10. Danny Luttrell...

Senior Footballers exit O'Byrne Cup despite draw

Saturday 14th January, 2017

Bord Na Mona O'Byrne CupLaois 1-16 Meath 2-13Laois and Meath divided the Bord Na Mona O'Byrne Cup spoils as Andy McEntee's team advanced to the knockout stages due to a superior scoring difference.Both teams registered comfortable wins over Wicklow and DIT, but this was a much more demanding encounter.Ultimately a Kevin Ross penalty deep into injury time proved to be the vital score as it guided Meath ahead before Colm Begley landed a last gasp leveller for...

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