July 19th, 2023

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We look ahead to this weeks 4 upcoming Laois Shopping Centre Senior Hurling Championship Round 1 fixtures taking place from Wednesday July 19th – Saturday July 22nd in Laois Hire O’Moore Park.

Tickets: Reminder that these are ticket only games with a ticket charge of €5-€10 which can be purchased online here: https://www.universe.com/users/laois-gaa

OAP and Season Passes are applicable for admission to these games.

Best of luck to all involved!

All games will take place in Laois Hire O’Moore Park, Portlaoise.

Wednesday July 19th:

Castletown vs Camross at 7.45pm

Previous meetings:

2022 Laois SHC Group A Round 3 in Laois Hire O’Moore Park on August 14th 2022

Castletown: 1-21
Camross:     4-26

Ryan Mullaney and Aaron Gaughan scored 0-6 each for Castletown plus Dan Delaney (1-5) and Ciaran Collier (1-4) scored for Camross on the day resulting in a 14-point win for Camross over Castletown in the end.

2023 ACHL Division 1 Round 3 in Castletown GAA Grounds on May 14th 2023

Castletown: 0-19
Camross:     0-16

Although Camross were favourites heading into this fixture, Castletown defeated the odds with a 3-point win. Shane Phelan fired over 9 points on the day for Castletown while Dan Delaney scored 4 points for Camross.

Thursday July 20th:

Rathdowney-Errill vs Clough-Ballacolla at 7.45pm

Previous meetings:

2021 Laois SHC Semi Final in Laois Hire O’Moore Park on October 24th 2021

Clough-Ballacolla: 0-24

Rathdowney-Errill: 3-13

In this thrilling contest, Clough-Ballacolla defeated Rathdowney-Errill by 2 points despite Clough-Ballacolla having to overcome being both 5 points and a man down in the 1st half. Jordan Walshe (0-8) and Stephen Picky Maher (0-7) put in excellent attacking performances for Clough-Ballacolla while Paddy Purcell (1-3) and Dylan Carroll (0-7) were equally as strong for Rathdowney-Errill.

2023 ACHL Division 1 Semi Final in Rathdowney on July 1st 2023.

Rathdowney-Errill: 1-12
Clough-Ballacolla: 3-15

Stephen Picky Maher (2-6) and Sean Corby (1-1) were both in firing form for Clough-Ballacolla while Ross King (0-5) and Brandon McGinley (1-0) provided the majority of scores for Rathdowney-Errill.

Friday July 21st:

Borris in Ossory/Kilcotton vs Abbeyleix St.Lazarians at 7.45pm

Previous meetings:

2023 ACHL Division 1 Round 7 in Abbeyleix on June 18th 2023

Borris Kilcotton: 2-19
Abbeyleix: 2-16

Eoghan Fenelly (0-8) and Enda Rowland (1-2) put in brilliant performances for Abbeyleix while Neil Foyle (0-6), Stephen Dunphy (1-2), Philip Tynan, (1-2) and Aaron Dunphy (0-5) all got the crucial scores for Borris Kilcotton that ensured the 3 point win.

Saturday July 22nd: The Harps vs Rosenallis at 7pm

Previous meetings:

2021 Laois SHC Group A Round 3 in Laois Hire O’Moore Park on September 25th 2021.

Rosenallis: 2-13
The Harps: 0-16

In an exciting contest consisting of end-to-end scoring from both sides with little to separate them, Fiachra C.Fennell was fantastic for Rosenallis in this game, scoring 3 points and assisting the crucial last minute and match winning goal scored by Donnagh Calally. The Harps Micheal Lanigan’s 8 points proved vital to keeping his side in the game right up until the last minute of normal time.

For further Championship fixtures: https://laoisgaa.ie/fixtures-results/

For Championship updates on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CLGLaois