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GAA Round-Up: Galway Out & Offaly Relegated In Crazy Day Of Hurling

Wow… What a crazy day of hurling. Offaly’s clash with Kerry in the Joe McDonagh Cup was being hailed as the most important game in the Faithful County’s history. Unfortunately, a two-point loss means they drop into hurling’s third tier next season. In other shock news from around the hurling world. Dublin’s win over Galway coupled with Wexford and Kilkenny’s …

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GAA Round-Up: Honours Even In Salthill & Tullamore

No shocks in the GAA Championship today but plenty of talking points following draws in both the Leinster Football and Hurling Championships.  In the weekends only Liam MacCarthy Cup fixture, Galway and Wexford played out to a draw in Salthill while Longford and Kildare were forced into extra-time in Tullamore before finishing level. Elsewhere, It was a case of third …

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All-Ireland Contenders Out In Force As Football Takes Centre Stage

Gaelic football takes centre stage this weekend as All-Ireland champions, Dublin, start their journey towards what they hope is an unprecedented five-in-a-row.  They take on a Louth side who will be buoyed by their goal-scoring exploits in 2019. The game in Portlaoise will act as the main event in a double-header with Carlow versus Meath. Another Leinster double-header goes down …

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Forgotten Friday: Westmeath Dethrone Laois To End Leinster Famine

Football takes centre stage this weekend in the GAA Championship as All-Ireland champions Dublin begin their journey towards a never before seen five-in-a-row.  With perennial All-Ireland contenders Mayo and Tyrone also in action it’s an opportunity for football fans to come out of the woodwork and revel in what is hopefully an entertaining weekend of action. While arguably three of …

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Ladies Championship Game In Laois Abandoned Following Mass Brawl

Shocking scenes ensued during a ladies club championship game in Laois on Monday night after a mass brawl left one player hospitalised with a suspected broken nose. According to Laois Today, the intermediate championship match between Graiguecullen and St Paul’s was abandoned following the incident. The incident occurred during the second half of Monday’s clash. Last year’s finalists, Graiguecullen led …

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Allianz Leagues: Winners & Losers Following Insane Final Round

The group stages are over and all there is left to play for in the Allianz Football League is silverware this Saturday and Sunday. Seven tough rounds of games have come and gone and while the winners are yet to be determined we know the six counties who have been condemned to the drop. While relegation doesn’t necessarily always translate …

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Monaghan Victory Over Laois Now Confirms Final ‘Super 8’ Groups

The eight teams who will make up the inaugural Super 8 stage of this year’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship have now been confirmed.  The final Round 4 qualifier to take place this weekend was the clash between Monaghan and Laois with the Ulster outfit emerging 0-19 to 1-11 winners after the Leinster county mounted a fightback in the second -half …

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Fallout Continues For Walsh As Laois Take Action Over Disgraceful Tweet

The fallout continues for Gary Walsh after the Laois footballer posted a disgraceful tweet earlier this week. Following the conclusion of the infamous Belfast rape trial earlier this week, Gary Walsh posted a hugely controversial tweet which led to a massive lash back for the Laois footballer. Posting on his official Twitter account, Walsh made an absurd assertion before threatening …

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Laois Footballers Looking For New Manager

Munster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles 31/5/2015 Tipperary vs Waterford Tipperary manager Peter Creedon Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Laois senior footballers are on the lookout for a new manager. Peter Creedon has confirmed that he and his backroom team have stepped away from the job after just one season in charge. It comes on the back of a disastrous season for the O’Moore county. They were relegated to the bottom division of the National Football League, winning just two of …

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Laois Footballers Accused Of Drinking At Fiery County Board Meeting

As the business end of the Gaelic football championship approaches, the number of teams falling by the wayside in pursuit of All-Ireland glory is increasing.  One such county is Laois. Laois’ season came to a disappointingly tame end when they were hammered at the hands of Clare in the second round of the qualifiers. In truth, that ten-point loss to …

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Times And Venues Of Round 1 Hurling Qualifiers Announced

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 10/7/2016 Waterford vs Tipperary Tipperary's Michael Breen celebrates scoring a goal

While the big boys were kept apart in this morning’s draw for the first round of the All-Ireland SHC qualifiers, that is not to say that these games will not be keenly anticipated by hurling folk around the country.  To recap on what came out of the hat at GAA HQ this morning, the draw will see Dublin take on …

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Should The Laois Hurlers Feel Begrudged After Today’s Leinster Hurling Draw?

Westmeath Laois

On Sunday, the final games of the round-robin Leinster hurling championship were played which resulted in both Laois and Westmeath progressing into the Leinster quarter-final stages. The draw, which was held on Sunday meant that Laois will play Wexford at home while Westmeath will host Offaly in the Leinster quarter-finals. In the other quarter-final, Dublin will face Galway in a game …

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National Hurling League: Five Standout Players Of The Weekend

With another National Hurling League weekend just about coming to an end, we assess some of the standout performances.  Across the weekend, we were presented with some unbelievable, passionate and entertaining games of hurling. From a palpitating performance by two of our countries best in Thurles to the complete demolition of Laois in Division 1b, certainly, this weekend’s hurling action further highlighted …

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