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Kelly Cup & Palmer Cup Draws

Tuesday 24th January, 2017



The draws for the Kelly Cup & Palmer Cup have been made.Kelly CupGroup A: Emo, Crettyard Gaels, St Joseph's, Arles-KilcruiseGroup B: Graiguecullen, Ballyfin Gaels, Killeshin, Arles-KilleenGroup C: Stradbally, Ballylinan, TimahoeWinner A v Winner B; Winner C v Runner Up ARd 1: Sunday, 5th FebruaryRd 2: Saturday, 11th FebruaryRd 3: Sunday, 19th FebruarySemi-Final: Sunday, 26th FebruaryFinal:...


“Peter McNulty” U21 Football Tournament Fixtures Wed. 25th. January“Peter McNulty” U21 Football Tournament Cup Semi-Finals Loughgeorge 19:45 Galway v ClareGaelic Grounds 19:45 Limerick v Laois“Peter McNulty” U21 Football Tournament Shield Semi-Finals Hawkfield 19:45 Kildare v CarlowDr Morris Park 19:45 Tipperary v Wexford – Date TBC by both Counties Sun....

Laois Senior Scor Information

Thursday 19th January, 2017



Calling all clubs! Following on from last year’s tremendous success, Laois G.A.A are proud to host Laois Senior Scór on Friday the 3rd of February in Mountmellick Arts Centre. Registration is from 7.30pm on the night but clubs can also register beforehand by contacting Jody Conway on 087 2506469 or by e mail to nevinjohnp@eircom.net. This competition is open to all senior g.a.a members of 17 years or...

Upcoming Code of Behaviour Course

Tuesday 17th January, 2017



A Code of Behaviour course has been organised by Laois GAA on Wednesday, February 15th at 7.30pm in the Laois GAA Offices. This course is limited to 30 people. Bookings for the course are through Eventbrite (online booking system for Laois GAA) only. Cost for each person is €10. It's extremely important the Code of Behaviour is completed by people involved within your coaching set-ups. The link for book...

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...


It's two wins from two for Gary Kavanagh and his under-21 side as they comfortable defeated Tipperary in the Laois GAA Training Centre on Saturday. Goals from Brian Daly and Brian Byrne seen the O'Moore's beat their Munster opponents. Again the scorer-in-chief was Ballyfin's Sean Moore as his scores either side of the break seen Laois through.in fairness to Tipperary they did mount a comeback...


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...

Senior Hurling Team v DIT

Friday 13th January, 2017


Senior Footballers see off Wicklow challenge

Thursday 12th January, 2017



Laois senior footballers continued their winning start to the season with a comfortable 2-17 to 1-8 win over Wicklow in Greystones. The home side pushed the visitors for the entire first half but, however, Peter Creedon's charges took hold of the game in the second half.Timahoe forward Ruairi O'Connor top-scored on the night while Ballylinan's Gary Walsh also raised a green flag. The next test for the...

Weekend Inter County Fixtures

Wednesday 11th January, 2017



SaturdayO'Byrne Cup Round 3: Laois v Meath @7pm in Stradbally. The official opening of the new floodlights in Stradbally GAA will take place at 6pm.Peter McNulty U-21 Football Tournament Round 2: Laois v Tipperary @ 2pm in Laois GAA Training Centre. FREE admission.Top Oil Leinster PP Schools SH A Championship: Laois v Dublin South takes place at 2pm in Abbotstown.SundayWalsh Cup Round 2: Laois v DIT @2pm in...

Upcoming Coaching Courses

Tuesday 10th January, 2017



Laois GAA has a number of coaching courses coming up for people involved in their local clubs. All pre-bookings must be made through Eventbrite by clicking the link below on your choice of course.Award 1 Child Football: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/laois-gaa-award-1-child-footbal…Foundation Hurling: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/foundation-hurling-course-laois…Foundation...


Laois Under 15 Football Development Squad Trials take place on this Sunday, January 15th from 10am to 12pm in Laois GAA Training Centre. Players are asked to be present from 9:45am for registeration. Clubs are asked to send in any players they believe have the potential to be inter-county standard once born in the year 2002. Can all clubs please ensure to have a representation at the trials. Any further information...

Senior Footballers see off DIT students

Sunday 08th January, 2017



A late goal from Arles-Killeen marksman Donal Kingston ensured Laois senior footballers, and manager Peter Creedon, got their season off to a winning start in Crettyard.Early scores from debutants Sean Moore and Cormac Murphy seen Laois ahead at half time but, however, it was the second half spell which ensured victory.The side now turn their attentions towards Wednesday when they play Wicklow in Greystones....

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...


Opening half goals from Oisin Bennett and Cormac Rigney guided Laois Schools on their way to a comprehensive 3-17 to 0-15 win over Meath Schools today at the Laois GAA Centre of Excellence. Corner Forward James Keyes also contributed heavily to the Royals downfall as the Laois outfit, managed by minor boss Christy Walsh, set up a meeting with Dublin South in the next round of the Top Oil Leinster Hurling Senior A...


Peter McNulty U-21 Football Tournament Round 1 ResultsLaois 2-13, Carlow 1-12Kildare 1-10, Wexford 1-7Limerick 4-11, Clare 2-13Galway v Tipperary (Sunday)Round 2 Fixtures (All 14th January @ 2pm)Laois v Tipperary (in Crettyard)Kildare v ClareCarlow v GalwayLimerick v Wexford


A late goal from Alan Kinsella sealed the win in tonight's local derby with Carlow but, however, 11 points from the boot of Ballyfin's Sean Moore set Laois on the road to victory in the Peter McNulty Tournament Round 1 win over the neighbours.A goal in the opening half from Stradbally's Eoin Buggie seen Laois lead 1-7 to 0-7 at the break in the Laois GAA Training Centre.Carlow tried hard in the second half...

Walsh Cup Round 1: Laois Team v NUIG

Friday 06th January, 2017



Laois Senior Hurling manager Eamonn Kelly has announced his starting 15 for Sunday's Walsh Cup Round 1 game with NUIG at 2pm in Rathdowney.1. Eoin Fleming (Borris-in-Ossory-Kilcotton)2. Eoin Doyle (Clough Ballacolla)3. Darren Maher (Clough Ballacolla)4. Podge Lawlor (Ballinakill)5. Ryan Mullaney (Castletown)6. Leigh Bergin (Shanahoe)7. Sean Downey (Ballinakill)8. Paddy Whelan...




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