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Club Forum

Wednesday 06th November, 2013

LAOIS GAA CLUB FORUMA Laois GAA Club Forum will be held in the Maryborough Suite of the Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise, on Thursday 14th November 2013 at 7.30pm. The forum has been organised by Laois Coaching and Games Development Committee. The GAA's games development activities cover six areas:...

Padraig Clancy retires from Senior Inter-County Football

Tuesday 05th November, 2013

Long-serving Laois midfielder Padraig Clancy has announced his retirement from senior inter-county football. The Timahoe clubman has been involved with Laois since 1999, the highlight being the Leinster Senior Championship success in 2003. Clancy’s 57th and final Championship outing for...

Rule Changes: Frequently Asked Questions

Tuesday 05th November, 2013

Rule Changes: Frequently Asked Questions Monday, November 04, 2013

There are a number of changes to the rules of Gaelic Football Rule Changes which become operative on 1 January 2014, further details of which can be found here. In addition to that explanation of...

Gaelic Football Rule Changes

Tuesday 05th November, 2013

Gaelic Football Rule Changes Monday, November 04, 2013

The Gaelic Football Rule Changes which become operative on 1 January 2014 are as follows: 1. Introduction of a Black Card for Cynical Behaviour Fouls. 2. Change in the number of substitutes allowed. 3. Distinction...

Awards Night

Monday 04th November, 2013

Awards Night The Laois GAA Awards Night will take place in the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel on Saturday, November 23rd. Tickets for the event are priced at €40 and are available from the Laois GAA Office, Monday to Friday.

Laois GAA Club + Season Ticket

Monday 04th November, 2013

Laois GAA Club + Season TicketLaois GAA Club + Season Ticket is code specific, so that means you need one for hurling and one for football.What’s included?All Laois games in Allianz League round matches plus all League semi finals, play-offs and finals in that code;All Allianz League round...

Referee Recruitment

Monday 04th November, 2013

Referee Recruitment Laois GAA is recruiting for new football and hurling referees for the 2014 season. As you are aware, we have a problem in relation to the limited number of referees we have available to officiate at our games. Please forward interested names to Referee Administrator...

Laois Scór na Nóg 2013

Friday 01st November, 2013

Calling all Laois GAA Clubs. Following on from last year’s success, Laois GAA are proud to host Laois Scór na Nóg on Saturday 16th November in Camross Community Hall at 7pm. Registration is from 6pm on the night but clubs can also register beforehand by contacting Jody Conway on 087 2506469 or by e...

Laois GAA Award Winners 2013

Friday 01st November, 2013

The Laois GAA Award Winners for 2013 were chosen last night. The winners are as follows: Senior Football: Brian McCormack (Portlaoise)Intermediate Football: Martin Scully (Ballyroan Abbey)Junior Football: Michael Tarpey (Kilcavan)Junior B Football: Ben Conroy (Slieve Bloom...


Friday 01st November, 2013

Mouthguards Since January 1st 2013, it has been mandatory for players in age grades up to and including minor to wear a mouthguard in all Gaelic football practice sessions and games. From January 1st 2014, this rule will apply to Gaelic footballers in all age grades. KEY POINTS • Gaelic...

Old Video/Film Footage Of Portarlington GAA Teams

Thursday 31st October, 2013

Can You Help?Do you have footage of Portarlington GAA Teams in any format VHS/DVD/9MM?Especially old footage or old Pictures!Contact 086 2712121 of email

Minor Football Trials

Wednesday 30th October, 2013

Laois minor football trials will continue on Saturday next at 11am in Fr Browne Ave, Portlaoise. Clubs are encouraged to send any players up to inter county standard

Graiguecullen GAA Weekly Update

Wednesday 30th October, 2013

This weeks Lotto ResultsNumbers 01-12-24-29No Jackpot Winner (next weeks Jackpot €10,000, Reserve €10,000)2 x Match 3 Winners (€100 each)Lennon Byrne c/o Eric RyanFrank Hayden c/o Conor HaydenSellers (€20) Sean Slater (x3!)Results & FixturesU21 Championship Graiguecullen...

Portarlington Recycling Drive

Wednesday 30th October, 2013

Have you got old shoes,clothing,mobile phones etc? Why not recycle it and put it to good use and drop it over to Portarington Gaa on November 2nd.

Portarlington Indoor Car Boot Sale

Monday 28th October, 2013

Portarlington Indoor Car Boot Sale The weather doesn't matter because it's all indoors!At these sales you could find anything,new and old,high tech or not,bling or just nice.Interesting crafts on display as well!Have you got old shoes,clothing,mobile phones etc? Why not recycle it and put it to...

Laois GAA Handball

Thursday 24th October, 2013

Laois GAA HandballFuture is certainly bright for Laois HandballLast Sunday, the Cullohill Handball Club played host to the inaugural Laois juvenile One-Wall championships. The tournament proved to be an astounding success with 51 players from all over the county taking part in 68 action packed...

Graiguecullen GAA Weekly Update

Tuesday 22nd October, 2013

This weeks Lotto ResultsNumbers 05-07-15-27No Jackpot Winner (next weeks Jackpot €10,000, Reserve €10,000)2 x Match 3 Winners (€100 each)Laura Doogue c/o Eamonn DoogueFred Scully c/o Nancy HutchinsonSellers (€20) Nancy Hutchinson, Jimmy Hurley Jnr., Johnny...

Tomás Ó Flatharta ratified as Laois Senior Football Manager

Monday 21st October, 2013

Tomás Ó Flatharta has been ratified as the new Laois senior football manager, after he was voted in at tonight's meeting of the Laois county board.Jerome Stack, who was involved with the Dromcollogher Broadford side which won the Limerick SFC title on Sunday, will be on board as a coach. Fergal...

St Josephs GAA Weekly News Update

Monday 21st October, 2013

Adult FootballU21 team will take on Ballylinan Glenmore on Sun 27th Oct in the quarter final. Game fixed for Crettyard at 2.30.Ladies FootballU14 girls played Ballyfin on Saturday 19th October in the B county final in Rathleague. They played with the wind in the first half and led at half time by 2-4...

Laois to host Donegal in NFL II Opener

Wednesday 16th October, 2013

2014 ALLIANZ FL FIXTURE LIST Saturday, February 1st (7pm)Division 2: Down v MonaghanSunday, February 2nd (2pm)Division 2: Laois v Donegal; Louth v Armagh; Meath v GalwayFriday, February 7th (8pm)Division 2: Armagh v DownSunday, February 9th (2pm)Division 2: Galway v Donegal; Louth v Laois;...

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