Páraic Fanning was ratified as the new Waterford senior hurling manager at last night’s county board meeting in Lawlors Hotel, Dungarvan.
Tue, 18 Sep, 2018
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016
Laois maintained Division 1B status, while Roscommon and Tyrone will play in Division 2B and 3A respectively in 2017, after today’s Allianz Hurling League Playoffs.
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
Laois hurling manager Seamus Plunkett refuses to rule out hopes of making a league quarter-final while accepting his young side now has it all to do to avoid the drop to Division 2A after their opening defeat to Kerry last Sunday.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
Fri, 12 Feb, 2016
New Offaly manager Eamonn Kelly got off to a perfect start this afternoon when his Faithful County charges easily accounted for DIT.
Sun, 03 Jan, 2016
Hurling’s managerial carousel had already picked up considerable pace by the time Kilkenny returned up the steps of the Hogan Stand in early September, several high-profile figures opting off the merry-go-round.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2015
Official Championship records for 2015 will note another first round qualifier exit for Laois though manager Seamus Plunkett believes the season has the potential to be of historical significance, if they build on it.
Mon, 06 Jul, 2015
Tactical innovation in hurling is heading towards a new level.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
The second James Owens blew the final whistle on Laois’ stunning nine-point defeat of Offaly in Sunday’s Leinster quarter-final, man of the match Willie Hyland made a beeline towards his manager.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2015
Laois GAA top-brass have not given up on Seamus Plunkett returning as county senior hurling manager.
Fri, 29 May, 2015
Laois dug deep to book a Leinster SHC quarter-final berth as Group winners, thanks to a hard-earned three-point win in this all-Midlands battle in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise.
Sun, 24 May, 2015
Limerick 1-25 Laois 1-19
Mon, 23 Mar, 2015
Waterford 3-21 Laois 0-12: A patient approach worked best for Waterford as Derek McGrath and Seamus Plunkett turned Fraher Field into a chessboard on Saturday night.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2015
Waterford’s goal scoring return of three goals in eight competitive games worries former All Star corner forward Jim Greene approaching tomorrow’s qualifier with Laois.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2014
For the last 12 months there has been a welcome change in the narrative around Laois hurling.
Sat, 31 May, 2014
He couldn’t be blamed for fancying the easier of the two Leinster championship paths, though Seamus Plunkett insists he genuinely hasn’t thought about Laois’s chances beyond next weekend.
Wed, 21 May, 2014
Another two weeks have still to crawl by before the ball is thrown in between Waterford and Cork, a game which will signal the start of the 2014 All-Ireland SHC in most people’s eyes.
Sat, 10 May, 2014
The Allianz Hurling League Division 2A decider takes place on Sunday in Thurles, table-toppers Kerry taking on Carlow.
Fri, 04 Apr, 2014
Laois 2-19 Clare 2-23
Mon, 31 Mar, 2014
Clare 2-23 Laois 2-19
Sun, 30 Mar, 2014
“It’s only the league quarter-finals so it doesn’t really matter.” — Discuss in 1,000 words, using appropriate quotation and sarcasm to support your argument
Sat, 29 Mar, 2014
Mon, 24 Mar, 2014
Jimmy Barry-Murphy admits he didn’t see “any great point” to ban Anthony Nash’s penalty-taking technique.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2014
Tue, 11 Feb, 2014
Clare 1-32 Laois 0-15
Sat, 06 Jul, 2013
A strange phenomenon has been occurring in Laois.
They’re the forgotten team in the forgotten game this weekend, Clare versus Laois in the ‘other’ All-Ireland qualifier, but, says Laois manager Seamus Plunkett, they’re not the only ones.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2013
Laois manager Seamus Plunkett has named the same team for Saturday's All-Ireland SHC second phase qualifier against Clare in Ennis (throw-in 3pm) as the one which lost to Galway in the Leinster semi-final.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2013
Around his native Portlaoise he’s known only as ‘Cheddar’ but there is nothing cheesy about Seamus Plunkett, the man charged with turning around the hurling fortunes of his native Laois.
Mon, 17 Jun, 2013
Laois 1-13 Galway 2-17
There’s a burning question which must be asked ahead of the Dublin v Wexford replay this evening: what the hell does Liam Dunne think he achieved last week with all the shenanigans around the naming of the team?
Sat, 15 Jun, 2013
Laois 2-18 Carlow 0-13
Sun, 02 Jun, 2013
Laois 1-16 Antrim 0-13
Mon, 20 May, 2013
ALLIANZ HL DIVISION 2A FINAL
Sat, 13 Apr, 2013
Laois and Westmeath will contest the Division 2A Allianz Hurling League final, with both taking wins today, while elsewhere Kerry had a slender one-point win over Derry.
Sun, 31 Mar, 2013
There was a trio of away wins in Division 2A of the Allianz Hurling League as Laois, Westmeath and Kerry all claimed victories this weekend.
Sun, 24 Mar, 2013
The Derry, Laois and Kerry hurlers all got their Allianz NHL Division 2A campaigns off to winning starts this afternoon.
Sun, 24 Feb, 2013
Carlow, UCD, Wexford and NUI Galway took wins in the opening round of the Bord na Mona Walsh Cup.
Sun, 20 Jan, 2013
New Laois senior hurling manager Seamus Plunkett has reportedly put together a strong backroom team for his first season at the helm.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2013
Seamus Plunkett has been handed a one-year term as Laois Senior Hurling manager following his ratification at a County Committee meeting last night.
Tue, 18 Dec, 2012
Seamus Plunkett has been ratified as the new Laois hurling manager on a one-year deal.
Laois' momentum-building run through this year's All-Ireland SFC qualifiers has earned manager Justin McNulty another season at the helm.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2012
KILDARE boss Kieran McGeeney received a major boost with the news that he can call on defender Ollie Lyons for Saturday’s All-Ireland qualifier clash with Laois.
Wed, 06 Jul, 2011
His appointment has been known of in GAA circles for the past three weeks, but Dinny Cahill was officially appointed as the new Laois senior hurling manager at a County Board meeting last night.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2005
LAOIS have confirmed that Mick O’Dwyer is their main target to succeed Colm Browne as the county’s senior football manager.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2002
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