Senior Football

Laois edge past Wicklow in Football Qualifiers

Monday 19th June, 2017

All-Ireland SFC Round 1A QualifierLAOIS 2-16 WICKLOW 3-10By Rory Delaney at AughrimLaois secured their third championship win over Wicklow in four years, as they claimed a 2-16 to 3-10 win in an exciting at Joule Park, Aughrim on Saturday.The O'Moore men went some way to atoning for their Leinster SFC exit at the hands of Kildare, but they were made to work hard for it by a stubborn Wicklow side. They were nine points down with time almost up, but hit two late goals to set up a...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Kildare

Friday 02nd June, 2017

Laois Senior Football manager Peter Creedon has announced his starting 15 for Sunday's Leinster SFC Quarter-Final clash with Kildare in Tullamore. 1. Graham Brody (Portlaoise)2. Darren Strong (Emo)3. Denis Booth (The Heath)4. Stephen Attride (Killeshin)5. Eoin Buggie (Stradbally)6. Padraig McMahon (Ballyroan Abbey)7. Damien O'Connor (Timahoe)8. Brendan Quigley (Timahoe)9. Colm Begley (Stradbally)10. Alan Farrell (Ballylinan)11. John...

Laois advance to Leinster SFC Quarter Final

Monday 22nd May, 2017

Leinster Senior Football Championship First RoundLAOIS 4-15 LONGFORD 0-16By Rory Delaney at O’Moore Park, PortlaoiseLaois are through to a Leinster SFC quarter-final clash with Kildare, after the convincingly saw off Longford in O'Moore Park on Sunday.Two goals just before half time, and two more just after it, were the catalysts for the win, as Peter Creedon marked his first championship game in charge with a victory.Laois were under big pressure coming...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Longford

Friday 19th May, 2017

Laois Senior Football Manager Peter Creedon has announced his starting 15 for Sunday's Leinster SFC opener with Longford in Portlaoise.1. Graham Brody (Portlaoise)2. Damien O'Connor (Timahoe)3. Denis Booth (The Heath)4. Padraig McMahon (Ballyroan Abbey)5. Darren Strong (Emo)6. Colm Begley (Stradbally)7. Stephen Attride (Killeshin)8. Brendan Quigley (Timahoe)9. Kevin Meaney (Arles-Kilcruise)10. Alan Farrell (Ballylinan)11. David Conway...

Senior Footballers lose out against Offaly in relegation battle

Monday 03rd April, 2017

Laois 4-11 Offaly 3-15Allianz National Football League Division 3Laois have been relegated to Division 4 of the National Football League after they were beaten by Offaly this afternoon.Peter Creedon’s men had a man sent off for the fifth time this season as they slumped to a one point defeat.Kevin Meaney saw red for the second time after he picked up two yellows for two late challenges in the second half.Laois needed a draw to keep them up and they had the chance to clinch...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Longford

Friday 24th March, 2017

Footballers defeated in Antrim

Tuesday 21st March, 2017

Antrim 1-10 Laois 0-11Allianz Football League Division 3Laois’s disappointing Allianz Football League campaign went from bad to worse in Belfast this afternoon as Antrim claimed the vital two points.On a disastrous day for Laois that saw them play the entire second half with 14 men following a red card to Damien O’Connor, they are now on two points from five league games and in serious danger of dropping to Division 4.And with Longford beating Sligo, it means...

Senior footballers defeated in Sligo

Monday 06th March, 2017

Sligo put themselves back in the promotion frame with a thrilling comeback to claim both points against 14-man Laois at Markievicz Park.The winners, who outscored Laois 0-11 to 0-4 in the second half, were helped by the red card for the visitors' Kevin Meaney after 35 minutes.At that stage Laois were seven points clear, 2-5 to 0-4.Sligo faced a five-point interval deficit, 2-6 to 0-7, but worked hard to reduce the margin.Wing-back Keelan Cawley was excellent and...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Sligo

Friday 03rd March, 2017

Laois Senior Football Manager Peter Creedon has announced his starting 15 for Sunday's crunch Allianz League Division 3 encounter with Sligo in Sligo1. Graham Brody (Portlaoise)2. Darren Strong (Emo)3. Denis Booth (The Heath)4. James Kelly (St Joseph's)5. Stephen Attride (Killeshin)6. Colm Begley (Stradbally)7. Eoin Buggie (Stradbally)8. Danny Luttrell (Courtwood)9. Seán Ramsbottom (Timahoe)10. Daniel O'Reilly (Graiguecullen)11....

Senior Footballers lose out in Tipperary defeat

Saturday 25th February, 2017

Tipperary 1-16Laois 1-10Jackie Cahill reports from O’Moore Park, PortlaoiseCONOR SWEENEY SCORED seven points and Kevin O’Halloran was credited with a bizarre late goal as Tipperary earned a priceless victory against Laois in Division 3 of the Allianz Football League this evening.The visitors, who had an excellent display from midfielder Jack Kennedy on his full League debut, bounced back from their defeat against Sligo last time out to boost their...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Tipperary

Friday 24th February, 2017

Laois Senior Football Manager Peter Creedon has announced his starting 15 for Saturday's crunch Allianz League Division 3 encounter with Tipperary at 7pm in O'Moore Park.1. Graham Brody (Portlaoise)2. Darren Strong (Emo)3. Denis Booth (The Heath)4. James Kelly (St Joseph's)5. Stephen Attride (Killeshin)6. Colm Begley (Stradbally)7. Eoin Buggie (Stradbally)8. Danny Luttrell (Courtwood)9. Seán Ramsbottom (Timahoe)10. Daniel...

Senior Footballers continue good run against Armagh

Sunday 12th February, 2017

Laois 2-11Armagh 0-16Allianz Football League Division 3Laois registered their first win in Division 3 of the Allianz football league after an incredible comeback win.The O’Moore County have won eight of their last ten meetings with Armagh and they inflicted more misery on Kieran McGeeney’s outfit when Darren Strong and Donie Kingston kicked injury time points to win the game.Peter Creedon’s side, already heavily depleted through injury, lost...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Armagh

Thursday 09th February, 2017

Laois Senior Football Manager Peter Creedon has announced his starting 15 for Sunday's game against Armagh at 3.30pm in the Athletic Grounds.The side has three changes from last weekend's defeat against Louth with Kieran Lillis, Cormac Murphy and Ruairi O'Connor replacing Alan Farrell, Eoin Lowry and David Conway.

Footballers lose out in League opener against Louth

Saturday 04th February, 2017

Laois suffered a disappointing start to their Allianz Football League Division 3 season after they were comprehensively beaten by Louth in O’Moore Park tonight.Fielding a new-look side with four debutants, Peter Creedon’s first game in charge won’t live long in the memory as Louth recorded a 2-16 to 0-10 win.Goals from Padraic Smith and Andy McDonnell in each half were the key scores as the visitors were full value for their win.Laois had plenty of the...

Senior Football Starting 15 v Louth

Thursday 02nd February, 2017

Laois Senior Football Manager Peter Creedon has announced his starting 15 for Saturday's Allianz Football League Round 1 clash with Louth at 7pm in Portlaoise1. Graham Brody (Portlaoise)2. Alan Farrell (Ballylinan)3. Denis Booth (The Heath)4. James Kelly (St Joseph's)5. Stephen Attride (Killeshin) (Captain)6. Eoin Buggie (Stradbally)7. Colm Begley (Stradbally)8. Kevin Meaney (Arles-Kilcruise)9. Darren Strong (Emo)10. Danny Luttrell...

Senior Footballers exit O'Byrne Cup despite draw

Saturday 14th January, 2017

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 ahead before Colm Begley landed a last gasp leveller for...

O'Byrne Cup Round 3: Laois team v Meath

Thursday 12th 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 side is a home encounter with Meath on Saturday evening at...

O'Byrne Cup Round 2 Laois v Wicklow

Monday 09th January, 2017

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....

O'Byrne Cup Round 1: Laois Team v DIT

Thursday 05th January, 2017

Laois Senior Football Manager Peter Creedon has named his starting 15 for Sunday's O'Byrne Cup Round 1 game with DIT in Crettyard @ 2pm. The game sees four debuts for Laois with James Kelly, Eoghan George, Cormac Murphy and Brian Daly all named to make their first senior starts.1. Graham Brody (Portlaoise)2. James Kelly (St Joseph's)3. Denis Booth (The Heath)4. Eoin George (Mountmellick)5. Stephen Attride (Killeshin)6. Alan Farrell (Ballylinan)7. Colm...

Change of Venue Laois v DIT (O'Byrne Cup)

Wednesday 21st December, 2016

All supporters please note the Laois v DIT O'Byrne Cup game on January 8th will now take place in Crettyard GAA Club at 2pm. Note change of venue.

Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup Fixtures 2017

Tuesday 06th December, 2016

The following are the Laois fixtures for the O'Byrne Cup 20178th January: Laois v DIT in Portarlington @ 2pm11th January: Wicklow v Laois in TBC @ 7.30pm14th January: Laois v Meath in Stradbally @ 7pmSemi-Finals22nd January: A: Winners Group 2 v Winners Group 1 (Group 2 Venue)22nd January: B: Winners Group 3 v Winners Group 4 (Group 3 Venue)Final29th January: Winners B v Winners (Winners B Venue)...

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 the fore, established 1-12 to 0-13 lead before Jamie Farrell was shown...

Defeat for Senior Footballers in League Opener

Wednesday 10th February, 2016

Galway 3-12 Laois 1-10Damien Comer fired two goals as Galway waltzed to a Allianz Football League Division 2 victory over a poor Laois at O'Moore Park.Laois never recovered from a missed Donie Kingston penalty in the third minute as goals from Adrian Varley and Comer gave Galway a 2-6 to 0-1 lead at the break.Comer punched his side's third goal in the second-half and substitute Daniel O'Reilly found the net for Mick Lillis' side, but they were outclassed by the...

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