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Winning start for Under-16 Footballers

Thursday 25th February, 2016



The Laois Under-16 Footballers for their campaign off to a winning start when they defeated Offaly, 3-12 to 0-8, in Annanough GAA Grounds.The home side started brightly and were ahead 2-5 to 0-3 at the interval in cold conditions. The O'Moore County were blessed with talent as the 30 strong panel, who all got playing time, continued their form into the second half outscoring their opposition 1-7 to 0-5 in the final 30...

Under-21 Footballers set up Wicklow Clash

Thursday 25th February, 2016



Eoin Lowry was Laois' captain fantastic as the O'Moore men cruised to a comfortable win over Louth at an icy Haggardstown.There was little to choose between the sides before the pacy full forward rifled a cracking finish past Fergal Sheekey two minutes before the interval, and despite losing the equally impressive Evan O'Carroll to injury just after the break, the visitors didn't look back.Cian Doyle and Dean...


Laois GAA is hosting a Coaching and Games / Coiste na nOg Information Night on next Wednesday evening, 2nd. March, in Heritage Hotel at 8:30pm.It is important that your Juvenile Sub-Committee Chairperson and Secretary and Club Coaching Officer are in attendance at this meeting.Agenda: 1. 1. Juvenile Fixtures and Schedule 2016 2. 2. Cross Border Competitions 3. 3. Go Games - Rules and Fixtures 4. 4. Primary Schools...

Under 21 Team v Louth

Monday 22nd February, 2016



Laois Under-21 Football Manager Derek Conroy has announced his starting 15 for Wednesday's Cadbury's Leinster U-21 FC game with Louth 1. Aaron Cooney St Joseph’s Barrowhouse 2. Liam Knowles Stradbally Parish Gaels 3. Adam Campion St Joseph’s Barrowhouse 4. Eoin Buggie Stradbally Parish Gaels 5. Trevor Collins Graiguecullen 6. Robbie Dowling The Heath 7. Daniel O'Reilly...


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...

Senior Hurling v Offaly

Saturday 20th February, 2016


1 (GK) Enda Rowland St Lazerian’s Abbeyleix 2 Oisin Carroll St Lazerian’s Abbeyleix 3 Darren Maher Clough Ballacolla 4 Cahir Healy Portlaoise 5 Leigh Bergin Shanahoe 6 Neil Foyle Borris-in-Ossory-Kilcotton...

Laois Under-16 Football Development Squad 2016

Wednesday 17th February, 2016



See below details of the Laois Under-16 Football Panel 2016. Can all clubs please ensure players from their clubs are informed of the details below. Any queries contact Donal Brennan (086-7941593) Laois U16 Football Panel 20161. Ronan Maher Stradbally Parish Gaels2. Killian Horgan Stradbally Parish Gaels3. Damien McCaul Stradbally Parish Gaels4. Cian Williamson Graiguecullen5. Ricky Lawler...

Laois Under-14 Football Development Squad Trials

Wednesday 17th February, 2016



Laois Under 14 Football Trials will start this Sunday 21st February at 3pm in Ballylinan GAA Grounds.These trials are for any player born in the year 2002 who wishes to try out for the team. Clubs are asked to inform all players who could be of standard about these trials.


This is the Laois Under 16 Hurling plan for the next 3 weeks. All players born in 2000 are invited to attend.Under 16 Hurling Trials this Saturday, February 20th, at 4pm in Colt GAA.Under 16 Hurling continue Saturday next, February 27th, at 4pm in Colt GAA.Under 16 Hurling continues on either match v Clare on the Saturday or Training Sunday on the 6th of March, Time and Venue TBC.This year the Under 16s are under new...


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...


Goals from Johnny Kelly and Evan Lowry ensured the Laois Minor Footballers got their opening game in the Leinster Minor Football League off to the best possible start against Tipperary.The homeside were in complete control throughout the game as they continue their prep towards the championship against Meath. Next up for the minors is an away trip against Wicklow in Round 2 on Saturday next....

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...

Friday Night Lights Under-8 Hurling

Friday 12th February, 2016



Friday Night Lights 2016. U8 Hurling Friday Cullohill Hall Camross Ballacolla Castletown Trumera Feb 19th The Harps Camross Clough/Ballacolla Castletown SB Trumera Park/Ratheniska Abbeyleix Clonad 2 St Fintan's Gaels Portarlington Borris/Kilcotton Mountrath Ballinakill 1 Clonad 1...

Development Squad Football Trials

Friday 12th February, 2016



Development Squad Football TrialsLaois Under-14 Football Trials will take place on Sunday, 21st February in Ballylinan GAA Grounds at 3pm. Anyone who wishes to be part of the panel must attend.Laois Under-15 Football Trials take place on Wednesday, 17th November at 7.15pm in Annanough GAA Grounds. This is for players involved in last year’s Under-14 Football Panel only....


Fancy working for Laois GAA this Summer? Laois GAA are offering potential GAA coaches the chance to work at the 2016 Laois GAA Cul Camps, which will be held this Summer throughout the county.To apply click here and all applications forms must be returned to Ciarán Muldowney (Laois GAA Cul Camp Official). Ciaran's contact details are on the form

Gaeltacht Application Form 2016

Wednesday 10th February, 2016



Applications for the 2016 Gaeltacht Grant are now available from Laois GAA.Please fill in the form and return back in the post to Michael Martin, Laois GAA, Parkside, Portlaoise, Co.LaoisGaeltacht Application Form 2016

Senior Hurlers prepare for Kerry challenge

Wednesday 10th February, 2016



Even though, this is the fourth year of Seamus Plunkett’s reign as Laois manager, he admits that he is basically starting with a new team this weekend.Laois begin their Allianz NHL Division 1B campaign with a home clash against Kerry on Sunday afternoon, but they will line out without a host of players who are either retired or injured.Plunkett and his management team have had to work with mainly a new squad and he...

SeniorFootballers Defeat Armagh

Wednesday 10th February, 2016



Laois have bounced back from their eight-point loss to Galway to defeat Armagh by 1-13 to 0-15 at the Athletics Grounds in Division Two of the National Football League. Paul Cahillane’s goal midway through the opening half from the penalty spot helped the O’Moores establish a 1-7 to 0-6 lead at the interval, having had played with the aid of the breeze. Laois, with Donie Kingston and Evan O’Carroll to...

Underage Football Development Squad News Update

Wednesday 10th February, 2016



Under 14 Football Trials begin on Saturday next, February 13th, at 11am in Ballylinan GAAUnder 15 Football Trials continue Wednesday night at 7:15pm in Annanough for players who were part of last years U14 squad.Under 16 Football Trials continue Wednesday night at 7:15pm in Kellyville for any player who wishes to be part of the squad regardless of whether they made previous development squads or not....

Underage Football Development Squad News Update

Wednesday 10th February, 2016



Under 14 Football Trials begin on Saturday next, February 13th, at 11am in Ballylinan GAA Under 15 Football Trials continue Wednesday night at 7:15pm in Annanough for players who were part of last years U14 squad. Under 16 Football Trials continue Wednesday night at 7:15pm in Kellyville for any player who wishes to be part of the squad regardless of whether they made previous development squads or...




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