Drogheda United manager Johnny McDonnell: his side have taken just short of half of the 21 points they currently have thanks to three wins and a draw in their last four games. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With the chasing pack all involved in European games, Dundalk have the opportunity to go six points clear at the top of the table on Friday, but to d(...)

Galway’s David Collins under pressure from Zane Keenan of Laois. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Galway 3-28 Laois 1-14 Galway are back in the Leinster final after trouncing Laois in a one-sided Leinster semi-final at O’Connor Park. Joe Canning sc(...)

Laois manager Séamus Plunkett and top scorer Zane Keenan celebrate at the end of the Leinster SHC quarter-final against Offaly at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise. Photo: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Laois 29 Offaly 21 Laois manager Séamus ‘Cheddar’ Plunkett played down any effect his resignation and return may have had on his side’s performance (...)

Cha Dwyer scored important goal for Laois. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Laois 1-20 Westmeath 1-17 A late second-half rally by Laois denied Westmeath their first championship victory at O’Moore Park. Westmeath (...)

Cork City’s Kieran Djilali celebrates scoring their second goal in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Drogheda United at  United Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Drogheda United 1 Cork City 2 Cork managed to silence their critics somewhat as they scored two away from home for the first time this season in(...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell celebrates scoring his late winner. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk set an all-time club record for successive unbeaten home games in the Premier Division thanks to Richie Towell’s late winneras they secured(...)

Subsitute Marc Griffin celebrates scoring Bohemians’ late winner against Drogheda United in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game at United Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

DROGHEDA UNITED 0 BOHEMIANS 1 A late Marc Griffin goal secured 10-man Bohemians all three points in a fractious affair at United Park. (...)

Dublin’s Conal  Keaney got a goal and three points as they beat Laois in the Walsh Cup semi-final. Photography:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dublin, champions two years ago, are through to the Walsh Cup final thanks to the accuracy of corner forward David Treacy who contributed nine of h(...)

Clare’s Patrick Donnellan tackles Conor O’Mahony of Tipperary. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Clare 0-16 Tipperary 0-15Tipperary, last spotted in that transcendent All-Ireland final series, returned to inter-county hurling in more earthy circum(...)

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(...)