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Harps Camogie team. Photo courtesy of www.harpscamogie.com

DURROW-CULLOHILL PARISH ANGLERS: Durrow-Cullohill Parish Anglers held another Trout fishing competition on Sunday April 9th last for the Michael O’Rourke Memorial Cup. The winner with a beautiful fish was Seanie Delehunty. Second placed was Sean Geoghegan and third placed was Seamus Stapleton. The Juveniles U14 winners were – Liam Townsend, Shane Townsend, Shane Shortall and Keelan Carroll. The next Competition …

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Ras An Laois 2017 Results

Killeshin Wheelers News

Results Ras An Laois 2017 A3 1 Shane Smith Moynalty CC. 2 Gerard Forde Team Gerry Mc Veigh 3 Jason O Callaghan Westport Covey Wheelers. 4 Eamon Daly Westport Covey Wheelers 5 Kieran Merriman Waterford road Club 6 Paul Whelan Swords CC 7 Willie Fitzharris Strata 3 8 Pawel Bommersbach Nass CC. Prime – Stephen T Lynch Strong finish to …

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Direct from Durrow 2

Spectacular shot of Calvin O'Brien in action as the Durrow canoeist qualifies to represent Ireland

DURROW-CULLOHILL PARISH ANGLERS: The Anglers held their first two trout fishing competitions of the season. On St. Patrick’s Day they held their first competition of the season for the Michael Walsh Cup. First was Seanie Delahunty, Second – Seamus Coffey and Third – Jonathan Stapleton. Juvenile – First: Keelan Carroll, Second: Shane Shortall and Third: Ryan McDonald. On Sunday March …

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Courtwood GAA News

Courtwood with the cup after defeating near-neighbours O' Dempseys

Lotto Last week’s lotto result. Jackpot: €11,600 No jackpot winner. Numbers; 8, 20, 24, 35 Next jackpot: €11,800 Thanks to all those who supported last week’s draw. Lotto jackpot this Thursday night is a massive €11,800 – don’t miss out on your chance to win – tickets available in Donoher’s Service Station, Ballybrittas and The Final Furlong, Ballybrittas. Support your local club and …

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Durrow Sports Roundup

Laois Canoe and Kayaking club making waves

LAOIS KAYAK AND CANOE CLUB: 11K Race: Congratulations to one of our Instructors and fellow  kayakers Matt McGrath on his third place win in the 11k fast flowing race in Athy on 5th March. Galway Fest 2017: Best of luck to all out paddlers who will participate in this weekend’s Paddlefest in Galway in both the Whitewater and Freestyle events. …

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Durrow Sports Roundup

Harps GAA: Standing tall on and off the field

Durrow Sports Roundup THE HARPS CAMOGIE CLUB: Best of luck to Barney O Connor in his new role as chairperson for Laois Camogie. He has worked tirelessly for The Harps Camogie over the last few years, particularly building foundations at underage level. The club is already reaping the benefits of his leadership and hard work with the capturing of an …

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LAOIS KAYAK AND CANOE CLUB NEWS

laois kayak & canoe club photo

LAOIS KAYAK AND CANOE CLUB: Pool Sessions: Pool sessions continue this coming Sunday evening February 19th at Athy pool from 5.30pm. Its a great opportunity to practice your roll and technique. Galway Fest 2017: Registration for Galway Fest 2017 is now open and on Friday the 10th of March there will be a talk about whitewater kayaking in Afghanistan. The …

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Small Laois club providing leadership ahead of GAA Congress

Which of these Courtwood players will take to the floor?

A small Laois GAA club is one of six clubs that will be attempting to reduce the lower age limit for adult players at next week’s GAA Congress. Courtwood GAA is probably better known as the home club of the 2014 All-Ireland senior football final referee, Eddie Kinsella and the 2003 All-Star goalkeeper, Fergal Byron. Interestingly, Kinsella has replaced Byron …

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Portarlington GAA News

Portarlington's U-14's rounded off the year by beating Killeshin in the Shield Final

Portarlington GAA Club Lotto Results for week 6. Numbers Drawn 4-20-27-30. No Jackpot Winner €50 Winners Mary &Bernie c/o Joe Whelan and Jim O’ Reilly c/o Cathal Ryan. €25 Winners Sarah Jane McMahon c/o Rose McCann and Bernie Mole c/o T A Coss. Jackpot next week €5,700.   REGISTRATION-Portarlington GAA registration for all players and members is now open for …

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LAOIS KAYAK AND CANOE CLUB NEWS

Laois Canoe and Kayaking club making waves

LAOIS KAYAK AND CANOE CLUB: REC3: A cold but fun 24 hours updating our Rescue Emergency Care (REC3) certs with David Batt and Osier Hill Training. A big thanks to one of our instructors Fergal Hill for organising everything. Summer Paddling Training and Schedule: Please keep an eye out on our website and Facebook pages for our summer training sessions. …

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