Waterford’s Shane Walsh is tackled by two Laois players  during the qualifier at Walsh Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Waterford 2-22 Laois 1-15 Waterford ensured their campaign progressed into July when overcoming a determined Laois unit on a balmy Saturday evening a(...)

Carlow’s Diarmuid Byrne with Laois’s Stephen Maher during the Leinster senior hurling championship clash at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Laois 1-22 Carlow 0-14Laois maintained their 100 per cent record in the Leinster SHC qualifier group with a comfortable victory over Carlow in Portlao(...)

Stephen Maher: scored a total of 1-4 in Laois’s win over Westmeath. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Laois’ first game in the Leinster senior hurling championship round robin group in Mullingar yesterday afternoon proved much trickier than many antici(...)

Henry Shefflin in action against Clare’s   Brendan Bugler at Ennis last weekend. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho
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TODAY Allianz Hurling League Division One B Laois v Cork, O’Moore Park, 7.0 [Live, Setanta Ireland] - Cork are about as regre(...)

Clare’s Cian Dillon is held off by  Walter Walsh of Kilkenny at Cusack Park. PPhotograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The clash of the hurling titans lived up to its billing as Clare, the All-Ireland champions, edged out reigning league champions Kilkenny by a(...)

Laois hurlers opened their campaign with a defeat to NUIG at Rathdowney yesterday. The home team began well and led 0-4 to 0-1 after eight minutes but(...)

Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland general secretary Stephen McGuinness says the number of early signings in the close season reflects the greater stability. Photograph: Inpho

Average earnings remain low in the Airtricity League but significant progress is being made on the financial front, according to Professional Football(...)

 Dane Massey (right of picture) returns to the Dundalk squad for tonight’s  Airtricity League Premier Division clash with St Patrick’s Athletic in Inchicore. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A year ago, recalls Gavin McLaughlin, a game in Belfield Bowl played in front of 121 people provided a pretty stark sense of where Dundalk stood with (...)

 St Patrick’s  Athletic  manager Liam Buckley:  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

With big games coming thick and fast, St. Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley was delighted to have regained top spot in the table following Tuesd(...)

Sligo’s Gavin Peers and Christy Fagan during the game at the Showgrounds. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sligo Rovers 1, St Patrick’s Athletic 1Anto Flood was the hero for St Patrick’s Athletic after his first-half strike proved crucial in stretching the (...)