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Leinster GAA Quarter Final Group Ticket Information

Tuesday 02nd June, 2015


Information regarding Ticketing (Group & Family)Leinster GAA have a number of group rates and discounts available to Club members who wish to avail of them. Laois GAA would encourage all supporters to take note of these discounts and availa of them where possible. Tickets are available from our Laois GAA Offices here in Portlaoise, the Leinster Council Offices in Portlaoise, or participating Centra and SuperValu outletsLEINSTER S.F.C. – 6TH JUNE 2015 –...

Setanta Hurling Programme 2015

Wednesday 20th May, 2015


​Laois Setanta Hurling Programme continues this Saturday the 23rd in Heywood. Over 80 players attended Day 1 and the standard was encouraging but still needs to improve significantly. We would kindly ask all clubs to please encourage your players to attend as it will both benefit your Club and Laois GAA. The Setanta Programme has played a vital role in the development of Laois Hurling in the past few years and it is important we continue this trend and try and develop our...

U/10 Go Games Football O'Moore Park Football Experience Night

Friday 15th May, 2015


U/10 Go Games Football O'Moore Park Football Experience Night Monday 15th June 2015 - All teams to be at O'Moore Park 20 minutes before their allocated time and ready for action as times have to be strictly adhered to on the night. - Clubs with 2 teams playing on the night should, before they arrive at O'Moore Park, have them selected so that they are of roughly equal ability. - Team lists should be written out prior to the night and handed in at presentation area on...

Senior Football v Carlow

Thursday 14th May, 2015


Laois Senior Football Manager Tomas O'Flatharta has announced his starting 15 for Saturday's Leinster SFC clash with Carlow at 7pm.1. Graham Brody (Portlaoise)2. Damien O'Connor (Timahoe)3. Mark Timmons (Graiguecullen)4. Stephen Attride (Killeshin)5. Darren Strong (Emo)6. Robbie Kehoe (O'Dempsey's)7. Colm Begley (Parnells)8. Brendan Quigley (Timahoe)9. John O'Loughlin (St Brigid's)10. Niall Donoher (Courtwood)11. Conor Boyle (Portlaoise)12. Evan...

St Josephs GAA News

Thursday 14th May, 2015


FixturesAdult FootballACFL Div 2 v Timahoe on 16th May in Timahoe Minor league v Killeshin Crettyard on Mon 18th May at home venueJuvenile FootballU12 League v Portlaoise in Rathleague on Weds May 13th at 6.30pm Hurling U16 League Semi Final on Weds May 13th in Borris in OssoryU14 League v Graiguecullen on Mon May 18th away at 7pmResultsAdult FootballDiv 1 St Josephs 1-4 Portarlington 1-7Div 2 St Josephs 1-9 Park Ratheniska 0-7 Minor League St Josephs 0-5 Ballylinan...

Carlow v Laois - Ticket Information

Monday 11th May, 2015


LEINSTER S.F.C. – 16TH MAY 2015 – NETWATCH CULLEN PARK, CARLOW.CARLOW V LAOIS @ 7.00PMGENERALStand - €20Terrace - €10​FAMILY TICKETS:- 1 Adult and 2 Juveniles etc. Family Tickets are available for StandStand:- Adults €20 Juveniles U-16's: €51 Adult and 2 Juveniles etc. Family Tickets are available for Terrace Terrace:- Adults €10 Juveniles U-16's: €3Senior Citizens & Students (Stand/Terrace):- Purchase full price tickets and on the day of...

2015 Laois Senior Hurlers Open Night

Monday 11th May, 2015


The Laois Senior Hurlers are hosting their Open Night for all juveniles on Tuesday next, May 12th, at 7pm in Rathdowney GAA Grounds. This is the opportunity for the young stars of the future to get the chance to meet their current heroes. Laois Manager Cheddar Plunkett and our Laois Panel are looking forward to the opportunity to meet and greet our young fans, and we can't wait to see you all there on the night. Admission to the event is FREE....

Laois Juvenile Handball One-Wall Championships 2015

Monday 11th May, 2015


Laois Juvenile Handball One-Wall Championships 2015The continued growth of the game of handball within Laois was clearly evident at this year’s county juvenile one-wall championships where our top underage players produced some truly sparkling handball as they went in search of coveted county titles. Ballacolla played host to the action and entered these championships hopeful that their club players could challenge the more established and experienced...

Portarlington GAA Latest News

Thursday 07th May, 2015


Portarlington GAA Club Lotto Week 18No Jackpot WinnerNumbers Drawn 02-19-23-25€50 winners Billy Hennessy c/o T A Coss and Tracey Murphy c/o D Smith€25 winners Ann Thunder c/o T A Coss and Evan Lyons c/o T LawlorJackpot next week €3800Whats Going OnPortarlington GAA Membership for 2015 is now due.Membership for 2015 Family-€60 Adult- €40 Child- €25. Portarlington GAA are proud to announce that we will be hosting Stars in Your Eyes 2015 at the Heritage...

Courtwood GAA news

Wednesday 06th May, 2015


LOTTO Last Week's Jackpot: €6,600 No jackpot winner. Numbers 8, 12, 19, 21€20 winners Michael Behan Jnr. Sinead Dunne c/o Colm Wilson Ciara Dunne Next jackpot: €6,800 Thanks to all those who supported last week's draw.INTERMEDIATE FOOTBALL Our intermediate footballers maintained their 100% record in ACFL Division 3 last Wednesday with a fine 1-12 to 0-4 away win in Kilcavan. Courtwood lined out with four changes from the previous league game with Niall Donoher,...

LAOIS GAA ALL COUNTY CLUBS- Members Draw Friday 1st May 2015

Friday 01st May, 2015


LAOIS GAA ALL COUNTY CLUBSMembers Draw Friday 1st May 2015Draw 3 Result Sheet


1st. Prize €10,000: Donal Brennan Arles Ballickmoyler Arles Killen GAA

2nd. Prize €5,000: Tim Lowry Cappincarrow Camross Camross GAA

3rd. Prize €3,000: Pat Walsh Cork Rd Durrow The Harps GAA

4th. Prize €1,500: Barry Kavanagh / Stephen Keane Timahoe GAA

5th. Prize €1,500: Tomas...

Gaeltacht Scholarship Scheme Winners 2015

Friday 01st May, 2015


Laois GAA is delighted to announce the winners of the Gaeltacht Scholarship scheme for 2015 ​​Noel Stapleton (Mountmellick)PJ Daly (The Heath)Jessica Byrne (Barrowhouse)Abbie Cole (St Lazerian's Abbeyleix)Daniel Bennett (Rosenallis)Colin Slevin (Portarlington)Claire Byrne (Ballyroan)Michael Bennett (Portarlington)Katie Foyle (Clonad)Ailbhe Griffin (Park Ratheniska)Grainne Delaney (Castletown)Kirsten Keenan (Camross)Damien McCaul...

Park/Ratheniska Club Notes

Tuesday 28th April, 2015


ACHL 2Our Intermediate Hurlers kept up their winning start to the League year when they travelled to Durrow last week and made it two wins in a row with a 0-12 to 1-6 win over The Harps.In a real tough battled they showed real character to come back from conceding a goal from a penalty and produced a splendid second half display for a deserved victory. They led early on with points from Jimmy Langton and John Holohan before the penalty goal but points from Benny Conroy, Holohan and...

Supporter Info for Leinster SHC in Páirc MacUílín

Tuesday 28th April, 2015


McQuillan GAC Ballycastle will host the Leinster SHC Round Robin fixture between Antrim and Laois on Sunday 3rd May.Their PRO Conor Donnelly has sent some instructions/directions for their grounds. This may be useful for those who haven't traveled up before. Tickets can be bought on the day at the ground via a ticket kiosk.You can read these instructions here...

Courtwood GAA news

Monday 27th April, 2015


JUNIOR FOOTBALLOur junior C footballers made a fine start to their Division 5 league campaign last night when they made the short journey to Vicarstown and came away with the points after a 1-15 to 0-8 win over Annanough.Courtwood led 0-8 to 0-4 at half time and a late goal from Enda Dunne put a gloss on a good second half performance.Team; Fergal Byron, Marty Donoher, Stephen Wilson, Seán McLoughlin, Matt Malone, Tom O'Connell, Conor Luttrell, Mick Hogan, Michael O'Connell...

Laois Scór na bPaistí Results 2015

Monday 27th April, 2015


Laois Scór na bPaistí 24.04.2015 Mountrath Figure Dancing1.Mountrath G.A.A Solo Singing1.Kyle G.A.A {Cliona Dowling McDonald}2. Mountrath G.A.A {Emer Murphy}3. Mountrath G.A.A {Niamh Keegan} Recitation1.Kyle G.A.A {Eabha Dowling McDonald}2. Castletown {Roisín Cunningham}3. Rosenallis G.A.A {Deirbhle Culliton Fennell} Instrumental Music1. Mountrath G.A.A, 2. Kyle G.A.A Ballad Group1.Kyle G.A.A2.Mountrath G.A.A Leiriú1....

Minor Hurling v Meath

Thursday 23rd April, 2015


Laois Minor Hurling Manager Pat Critchley has announced his starting 15 for Saturday's Electric Ireland Leinster MHC clash with Meath1.Stephen Kelly - Rosenallis2.Joe Geaney - Portlaoise3.Conor Phelan - Castletown4.Cillian McEvoy - Abbeyleix5.Liam O’Connell - Rathdowney/Errill6.Aaron Dunphy - Borris/Kilcotton7.Lee Cleere - Clough/Ballacolla8.Sean Downey - Ballinakill9.Stephen Dunphy - Borris/Kilcotton10. Stephen Phelan -...

St Josephs GAA News

Tuesday 21st April, 2015


FixturesFootballACFL Div 1 St Josephs v Portarlington on 2nd May in Portarlington at 7pm.ACFL Div 2 St Josephs v Park Ratheniska on 7th May in Kellyville at 7.15.Juvenile FootballU12 League St Josephs v Killeshin on 29th April in Kellyville at 6.30U14 Feile St Josephs v the Harps on Fri 24th April in Kellyville at 6.30Ladies FootballU12 League on Thurs April 23rd v Ballyfin in Milltown at 6.30 U14 Feile Semi Final v Portlaoise on Mon April 27thU16 League v Ballyroan in...

Courtwood GAA News

Monday 13th April, 2015


COUNTY BOARD DRAW Congratulations to Aidan and Anton Ryan, Bellgrove, winners of €500 in the second Laois GAA All County Clubs Members Draw. We wish everybody the very best of luck in the remaining two draws. INTERMEDIATE FOOTBALL Our intermediate footballers had a very one sided win last Saturday over Barrowhouse in ACFL Division 3. With Barrowhouse missing a lot of first choice players, it was a comfortable home win by 3-17 to 0-5. Team; Eamonn O'Connell, Robbie Flynn,...

Laois Handball - Clough Ballacolla One-Wall Tournament

Monday 13th April, 2015


Clough Ballacolla One-Wall TournamentThe newly formed Clough Ballacolla Handball Club held the finals of their inaugural one-wall club tournament last weekend with a high standard of handball played across all divisions. The success of this tournament is clear evidence that the game of handball has a bright future in Clough Ballacolla and that their players will be serious contenders in the Laois One-Wall leagues starting in the coming weeks.The opening final played...

Laois Scór na bPaistí - Friday 24th April, Mountrath @7pm

Friday 10th April, 2015


Calling all clubs; following on from last year’s success, Laois G.A.A are proud to host Laois Scór na bPaistí on on Friday April 24th in St. Fintans Hall Mountrath, starting at 7pm sharp. Registration is from 6.15pm onwards. This competition is open to all primary school students who can dance, sing, tell a yarn, play an instrument, be part of a group or even want to test their general knowledge against neighbouring clubs. Participation is free, so why not get your club...

Portarlington GAA Latest News

Friday 10th April, 2015


Portarlington GAA Club Lotto Week 14No Jackpot WinnerNumbers Drawn 4-16-26-29€50 winners Eoghan Flanagan c/o Ter Lawlor and Jack Fitzpatrick c/o Pat Burbage€25 winners K Tinklar c/o C Ryan and Kathleen Mulhall c/o Ter LawlorJackpot next week €3400What's going on?Portarlington GAA wish to thank all those who took part in their Good Friday Poker Tournament and the winners were 1st Des O Connell 2nd Nancy O Connell 3rd Tom Maher 4th Christina DunnePortarlington GAA...

Minor Hurling v Wexford

Thursday 09th April, 2015


Laois Minor Hurling manager Pat Critchley has announced his starting 15 for Saturday's Electric Ireland Leinster MHC clash with Wexford1. Stephen Kelly (Rosenallis)2. Joe Geaney (Portlaoise)3. Conor Phelan (Castletown)4. Darragh Connolly (Na Fianna)5. Liam O'Connell (Rathdowney Errill)6. Denis Cahill (Park Ratheniska)7. Lee Cleere (Clough Ballacolla)8. Seán Downey (Ballinakill)9. Stephen Dunphy (Borris-in-Ossory-Kilcotton)10. Stephen Phelan...

Laois GAA All County Clubs Members Draw Friday 3rd April 2015

Friday 03rd April, 2015


LAOIS GAA ALL COUNTY CLUBSMembers Draw Friday 3rd April 2015Draw 2 Result Sheet1st. Prize €10,000: John McDonald Cremorgan Timahoe Timahoe GAA2nd. Prize €5,000: Evin and Adrian Baldwin Kilteale Park Ratheniska GAA3rd. Prize €3,000: Seamus Hooban Gracefield Castletown Castletown GAA4th. Prize €1,500: Mary Coss Pallas Portlaoise Ballyfin GAA5th. Prize €1,500: Pat Edwards Tullow Carlow Graiguecullen GAA6th. Prize €1,000: Declan Kirrane...

Summary of changes to Playing Rules (Congress 2015)

Wednesday 01st April, 2015


Please see draft on changes to Playing Rules which will become applicable in all games from and including Sat 11 April. HURLING 1. A Yellow Card does not carry into extra time.2. Referee may consult with a neutral linesman concerning the validity of a score. 3. Penalty – One defending player on the goal-line who may not move towards the 20m line until the ball has actually been struck. The player taking the penalty may place it up to 7m back from the 20m line and within the arc but...




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