Laois


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Laois

(ˈliːʃ)
n
(Placename) a county of central Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province: formerly boggy but largely reclaimed for agriculture. County town: Portlaoise. Pop: 58 774 (2002). Area: 1719 sq km (664 sq miles). Also called: Laoighis or Leix Former name: Queen's County
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DUBLIN under-20s were crowned Leinster champions after a comfortable 13 point victory over Laois in O'Connor Park, Tullamore last night.
A SOLID third quarter earned Laois a place in tomorrow's draw.
LAOIS v MONAGHAN 2pm By David Jennings THE last of the football qualifiers is the easiest to call according to the bookmakers with Monaghan long odds-on to book the last ticket to the Super 8s.
FORMER Offaly boss Pat Roe says he's willing to throw his hat into the ring for the post of Laois football manager.
Derry v Laois Owenbeg, 5pm DERRY and Laois had something of a simmering rivalry in the noughties.
Laois 0-27 Antrim 2-16 LAOIS picked up their first league points of 2018, thanks to a five-point win at a misty O'Moore Park last night.
THE HURLERS of Carlow and Laois must know each others dental records at this stage.
Laois and Antrim are best placed and if they beat Kerry and Westmeath respectively this afternoon, they'll be unassailable in the top two positions.
RAMPANT Galway gave a serious statement of their Championship intentions with a demolition of Laois.