Ulster grit gets Laois on a roll
Wexford 2-08 Laois 0-16
The giddy reaction in the capital when Dublin’s name was paired with that of Laois last weekend was only heightened with the realisation Pat Gilroy’s side will face Mayo or Down in the semi-final should they do their jobs this evening.
Sat, 04 Aug, 2012
Laois manager Justin McNulty has given a vote of confidence to his players by naming an unchanged team for Saturday's showdown with reigning All-Ireland champions Dublin.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2012
Laois manager Justin McNulty has selected an unchanged team to face Leitrim in Saturday's All-Ireland SFC third round qualifier at Carrick-on-Shannon (throw-in 7pm).
Wed, 18 Jul, 2012
Laois manager Justin McNulty hailed what he felt was his team’s best performance over the last two years, as they dumped Monaghan out of the All-Ireland championship with a six point win in O’Moore Park yesterday.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2012
Glenn Ryan hailed his side’s mental fortitude in making such an important breakthrough by winning their first Leinster championship game since 2007.
Mon, 21 May, 2012
The opposing managers were at odds after the final whistle of this dramatic game which ended with Laois securing a victory that helps them in their battle to avoid relegation, and maintains their hopes of grasping a semi-final berth.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2012
MAYBE there was a direct correlation between a lifeless Donegal performance that saw them fall to a second loss in Division One on the same weekend Kevin Cassidy announced his retirement from inter-county football.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2012
James Horan is targeting a prolonged run in the league to keep his Mayo charges sharp as they make a belated start to their championship campaign.
Mon, 06 Feb, 2012
TWO years ago, Andriú Mac Lochlainn cut a frustrated figure on the Kildare bench as Dublin ripped through his side’s defence, pilfering 1-3 inside the first three minutes.
Sat, 25 Jun, 2011
The Laois team to take on Tipperary in Saturday's All-Ireland SFC first round qualifier in Portlaoise (throw-in 7pm) has been named.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2011
A SCORELINE and a game that says far more about Laois than it does Dublin.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2011
Laois will field an unchanged team in Sunday afternoon's Leinster SFC quarter-final against Dublin at Croke Park (throw-in 4pm).
Thu, 02 Jun, 2011
LAOIS won but they did so with a performance which in manager Justin McNulty’s own words, would see Dublin “obliterate” them if repeated against Pat Gilroy’s men in the quarter-final.
Mon, 23 May, 2011
Midfielder Padraig Clancy has failed to recover in time for Laois' Leinster SFC opener against Longford in Portlaoise on Sunday (throw-in 2pm).
Thu, 19 May, 2011
NOT for the first time, a controversial refereeing decision played an inordinately prominent part in deciding the outcome of a game in Croke Park but, this being the second tier of the league, no-one got too hot and bothered about it all.
Mon, 25 Apr, 2011
Laois manager Justin McNulty has named the same team that defeated Donegal two weeks ago for Sunday's Allianz Football League Division 2 final against the same opposition.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2011
AFTER the furore over their quarter-final brawl with Cork, Laois minor manager Seán Dempsey and his selectors are keeping a low profile for tomorrow’s All-Ireland MFC semi-final with Kerry, (Croke Park, 1.45pm. Live on RTÉ One).
Sat, 28 Aug, 2004
The GAC has fined the Cork and Laois County Boards €5,000 each for their parts in the brawl that developed in the aftermath of the All-Ireland MFC quarter-final drawn encounter at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick a fortnight ago.
Tue, 17 Aug, 2004
Tue, 17 Aug, 2004