Portlaoise manager Malachy McNulty: “The dream is to bring this team all the way.”Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Malachy McNulty won’t have any trouble finding his way to Parnell Park this Sunday. For several years, the Portlaoise man made a daily round trip to t(...)

Tempers flare between Moorefield and Portlaoise. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Portlaoise (Laois) 1-14 Moorefield (Kildare) 1-11 This is the pure drop. If the glory of the club championship can be overegged at times by true Gael(...)

St Enda’s manager Andy McEntee and Stephen O’Connor celebrate after the game. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In the gathering gloom at O’Connor Park in Tullamore Ballyboden manager Andy McEntee was luxuriating in just having seen his team lift the Leinster tr(...)

Portlaoise players celebrate at the final whistle. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Portlaoise 1-19 Moorefield 0-8: Portlaoise completed a great eight days’ work when they surprised a fancied Moorefield at O’Moore Park. Eight days pre(...)