Senior Hurling

Laois lose out in Hurling Quarter Final

Monday 29th May, 2017

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-FinalWEXFORD 3-25 LAOIS 1-17By Rory Delaney at O'Moore Park, PortlaoiseWexford are through to face Kilkenny in the Leinster SHC semi-final, after a routine victory over Laois in O'Moore Park.Davy Fitzgerald men had 14 points to spare over Laois at the final whistle, as they moved through the gears in the second half to wrap up the win.The first half started at a frantic pace, and Wexford's David Redmond almost...

Senior Hurling Starting 15 v Wexford

Friday 26th May, 2017

Laois Senior Hurling Manager Eamonn Kelly has announced his starting 15 for Sunday's Leinster SHC clash with Wexford. 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 Purcell (Rathdowney Errill)10. Sean Downey...

Senior Hurling Starting 15 v Kerry is announced

Friday 12th May, 2017

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 Purcell (Rathdowney Errill)10. Sean Downey...

Senior Hurlers face Kerry in Championship encounter

Friday 12th May, 2017

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 Leinster Hurling Championship quarter-final.That...

Senior Hurlers begin Championship in style

Monday 24th April, 2017

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 opened the scoring for the first half with less than a minute on...

Senior Hurlers see off Kerry in relegation decider

Monday 03rd April, 2017

Allianz Hurling League Division 1B relegation play/off LAOIS 1-30 KERRY 4-20By Rory Delaney at O’Moore Park, PortlaoiseLaois came through an epic extra time showdown with Kerry to secure their Allianz Hurling League Division 1B status at O'Moore Park on Saturday night.The game could hardly have started in a more dramatic fashion, with both teams pointing inside two minutes before Laois were reduced to 14 men. Neil Foyle was shown a straight red card for an...

Senior Hurling Starting 15 v Kerry announced

Friday 31st March, 2017

Senior Hurling Starting 15 v Wexford

Friday 24th March, 2017

Senior Hurling starting 15 v Limerick announced

Friday 10th March, 2017

Senior Hurling Starting 15 v Galway announced

Friday 03rd March, 2017

Notice for Laois supporters attending Hurling game v Galway

Wednesday 01st March, 2017

Notice w.r.t. Galway V Laois in AHL%2c Sunday 5th March 2017 in Pearse Stadium (L).pdf

Senior Hurlers defeat Offaly in local derby

Monday 20th February, 2017

Allianz Hurling League Division 1BLAOIS 1-26 OFFALY 1-20By Rory Delaney at O'Moore Park, PortlaoiseLaois earned a six point win over neighbours Offaly at O'Moore Park. A determined Laois outfit had the upper hand on the Faithful men, who finished with 13 players.Offaly raced out of the blocks, keen to get the loss to Galway out of their system, and they couldn't have started any better. Peter Geraghty pointed after two minutes, and then Oisín Kelly...

Senior Hurling starting 15 v Offaly

Friday 17th February, 2017

Laois Senior Hurling manager Eamonn Kelly has announced his starting 15 for Saturday's Allianz Hurling League Division 1B against Offaly in O'Moore Park.1. Enda Rowland (St Lazerian's Abbeyleix)2. Dwane Palmer (Camross)3. Leigh Bergin (Shanahoe)4. Padraig Lawlor (Ballinakill)5. Cahir Healy (Portlaoise)6. Matthew Whelan (Borris-in-Ossory-Kilcotton)7. Ryan Mullaney (Castletown)8. Patrick Purcell (Rathdowney Errill)9. Ben Conroy (Slieve...

Senior Hurlers defeated in league opener

Sunday 12th February, 2017

Kerry 3-14 Laois 0-19 Two goals within a minute of each other ten minutes from the end helped complete a remarkable comeback by Kerry in their Division 1B contest with Laois at Austin Stack Park. Widely regarded as the two teams that will contest the relegation play-off at the end of the campaign, this win will give Kerry huge motivation to possibly pip Offaly in the final round and avoid that scenario. Kerry trailed for 63 minutes of this game at a bitingly cold Tralee until Mikey...

Senior Hurling continue 100% record

Monday 16th January, 2017

Laois Senior Hurlers continued their 100% record in the Walsh Cup as they comfortably disposed of DIT in Rathdowney on Sunday.The win now means the side will face Galway in a winner-takes-all encounter in Rathdowney on Sunday next at 2pm.Laois were always in control in their clash with the Students as they raced into a ten-point lead early in the game. Green flags were shortly raised by Stephen Bergin, Patrick Whelan, Neil Foyle and Willie Dunphy to give the O’Moore the...

Senior Hurling Team v DIT

Friday 13th January, 2017

Senior Hurlers pass NUIG test

Sunday 08th January, 2017

It took the Laois Senior Hurlers a long time to get motoring but a much improved second half performance was the catalyst for their victory over the NUIG students.The Galway side were ahead 0-11 to 0-2 at one stage in the game but a goal from Ben Conroy reduced the margin to 0-13, 1-6 at half time.However, goals from Willie Dunphy and Ross King, along with points from top-scorer PJ Scully, after the break ensured Laois wouldn't be defeated in Eamonn Kelly's first...

Walsh Cup clash moved to Rathdowney

Thursday 05th January, 2017

Sunday's Walsh Cup clash with NUIG has been moved to Rathdowney after Abbeyleix GAA Grounds became unavailable. This will be Eamonn Kelly's first game with his new side as they aim to embark on a successful 2017. Please note change of venue.

Hurlers kick start their 2017 campaign

Tuesday 03rd January, 2017

New Laois Senior Hurling Manager Eamonn Kelly and the Laois hurlers kick start their Walsh Cup campaign on Sunday against NUIG in Abbeyleix at 2pm.BORD NA MONA WALSH CUP SENIOR HURLING - ROUND 1Wednesday, 4th January 2017Parnell Park (7.30) - Dublin v CarlowThursday, 5th January 2017MW Hire Park,,Dunmore (7.30) - Kilkenny v DCUSunday, 8th January 2017Duggan Park, Ballinasloe (2.00) - Galway v DITAbbeyleix (2.00) - Laois v NUI GalwayKinnegad (2.00) - Westmeath v...

Hurlers donate Christmas meal to SVP

Wednesday 21st December, 2016

Laois Senior and U21 Hurlers along with their management's got into the Christmas Spirit after training tonight Tuesday 20.12.2016, when they made a presentation to Paschal McEvoy President of Laois St Vincent De Paul to the value of €500.00. The players took it upon themselves to give up an after training meal and donate the value of the meal to Laois St Vincent De Paul.

Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Fixtures 2017

Tuesday 06th December, 2016

Below are the Laois' fixtures for the Walsh Cup campaign 2017Group 18th January: Laois v NUI Galway in Abbeyleix @ 2pm15th January: Laois V DIT in Rathdowney @ 2pm22nd January: Laois v Galway in Rathdowney @ 2pmSemi-Finals29th January: Winners Group 4 v Winners Group 1 (Group 4 Venue)29th January: Winners Group 3 v Winners Group 2 (Group 3 Venue)Final5th February: Winners B v Winners A

Willie Hyland announces retirement from intercounty hurling

Thursday 17th November, 2016

Willie Hyland says it's been an 'honour' to represent Laois in announcing his retirement from inter-county hurling.The 28-year-old has made the decision due to persistent hip injuries and has wished incoming manager Eamonn Kelly and the panel well in the 2017 campaign.The 2011 Laois hurler of the year made the O'Moore’s senior team while still a teenager and was handed a Championship debut by Dinny Cahill against Galway in 2006.He was part of the...

Hurlers lose out to Offaly in local league encounter

Sunday 21st February, 2016

ALLIANZ HURLING LEAGUE DIVISION IB: OFFALY 1-17 LAOIS 0-15By John FallonSubstitute Liam Langton rocketed a late goal for Offaly as they pulled away to a comfortable five-point win over midland rivals Laois at O’Connor Park, Tullamore.The former Offaly minor hurler of the year found the net late on to push Eamonn Kelly’s men clear and Laois, who had an extra man for most of the second-half when they had the wind, just had no response.Offaly lost to Laois for the first time...

Senior Hurlers lose to Kerry in League opener

Sunday 14th February, 2016

Allianz Hurling League Division 1B: Kerry 1-24 Laois 2-14 By Paul Keane There'll undoubtedly be stiffer battles ahead but Kerry's first outing as a Division 1B team following promotion went exactly to plan with a surprisingly comfortable seven-point win in Portlaoise.Experienced forward Shane Nolan led the scoring in heavy conditions with 0-8 but it was a strong all around display in their first league outing under Limerick legend Ciarán Carey.It was also Kerry's...

Senior Hurling Team v Kerry

Saturday 13th February, 2016

1 Enda RowlandSt Lazerian’s Abbeyleix2Oisin CarrollSt Lazerian’s Abbeyleix3Darren MaherClough Ballacolla4Cahir HealyPortlaoise5Leigh BerginShanahoe6Neil FoyleBorris-in-Ossory-Kilcotton7Ryan MullaneyCastletown8Matthew WhelanBorris-in-Ossory-Kilcotton9Brendan ReddinCastletown10Ciaran CollierCamross11Stephen MaherClough Ballacolla12 Patrick Purcell Rathdowney Errill13 Dwane PalmerCamross14Charlie DwyerBallinakill15 PJ...

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