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LaoisToday is the quality, lively, fun multimedia platform for Laois people at home and abroad.

    Who will win, the dark horses and who will be relegated? Our Senior football preview

    Who will win, the dark horses and who will be relegated? Our Senior football preview

    After an action packed week of hurling, attention now turns to the football championships. 

    The Senior, Intermediate and Junior A competitions get underway this week.

    This Podcast focuses solely on the Senior grade. Alan Hartnett is joined by Steven Miller to look ahead to the action.

    There are eight games this week and the lads examine each team. 

    They then predict who will each of the games - starting with Killeshin v O'Dempsey's on Thursday. 

    The lads then predict who they think will win it, who will be relegated and who the dark horses are.

    • 39 min
    Thursday night hurling, intermediate previews and explaining the new LaoisToday model

    Thursday night hurling, intermediate previews and explaining the new LaoisToday model

    The Laois club hurling championship is underway!
    Thursday evening saw two entertaining games with Camross beating The Harps 3-21 to 3-14 in the senior championship in O'Moore Park and Clonaslee-St Manman's edging out Slieve Bloom 1-15 to 0-17 in Mountmellick.
    Steven and Alan discuss those two games, pick their Man of the Match winners and chat about the prospects of the teams involved.
    They also preview the remainder of the Premier Intermediate and Intermediate games and attempt to predict the eventual champions in both grades.
    As well as that, Steven explains the new LaoisToday model, whereby all sports coverage is moving to subscriber-only.

    • 39 min
    Arien Delaney joins us to preview the Laois senior hurling championship

    Arien Delaney joins us to preview the Laois senior hurling championship

    The Laois senior hurling championship is upon us.

    And to look ahead to the action, Steven is joined on this week’s Talking Sport Podcast by former Camross manager Arien Delaney.

    Delaney guided Camross to county final glory in 2013 and 2017 during his five-year spell in charge, as well as reaching county finals in 2014 and 2015.

    As well as chatting about the sheer love of hurling in Camross, he also talks about his managerial career since finishing up in his role with the club.

    He’s now managing Belmont in Offaly and previously had spells over Shinrone in Offaly as well as Tipperary club Burgess.

    He compares the club game in the three counties as well as drawing attention to the high standard of Laois coaches and managers.

    Most importantly we preview this weekend’s games, discuss all eight senior teams and attempt to predict who will be the 2022 Laois senior hurling champions.

    • 43 min
    Ladies off to Croker, Emma Lawlor interview and league finals

    Ladies off to Croker, Emma Lawlor interview and league finals

    We are back with our latest edition of the Talking Sport Podcast and the lads are in good form!

    And why wouldn't they - as the Laois Ladies have now secured a place in an All-Ireland final.

    They'll be off to Croke Park at the end of July to take on Wexford in the Intermediate decider following victory over Clare.

    Alan Hartnett was in Roscommon for the game and he is joined by Steven Miller.

    There is also reaction from Emma Lawlor who starred in another fine win for the ladies.

    There were also two league finals down for decision - with Ballyroan-Abbey and Graiguecullen victorious.

    You can listen to the latest episode on Soundcloud below or by subscribing on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

    • 37 min
    Mags McEvoy looks ahead to Laois Ladies' All-Ireland semi final against Clare

    Mags McEvoy looks ahead to Laois Ladies' All-Ireland semi final against Clare

    With club championship action set to begin in Laois next weekend, this is going to be the final 'quiet' one for a while.

    While the volume of games may be low, there is one massive one taking place on Sunday.

    The Laois Ladies are off to Kiltoom in Roscommon to face Clare for a place in the All-Ireland Intermediate final.

    Donie Brennan's charges reached this phase last year and were eliminated by Wexford so they will be hoping to go one better this time.

    A big match calls for a big guest and we are delighted to be joined by Sarsfields and Laois legend Mags McEvoy.

    Mags joins Alan Hartnett to look back at the season to date, preview what we can expect from Clare and urge people to get behind the team.

    After the break, Alan is joined by Steven Miller for a look ahead to two league football finals.

    The Division 3A decider is between Annanough and Ballyroan-Abbey on Friday night.

    While Graiguecullen play Rosenallis in Division 3B on Saturday with the Division 5 meeting between Park-Ratheniska and Kilcavan postponed.

    • 57 min
    Ranking Laois's hurling clubs from 1-25

    Ranking Laois's hurling clubs from 1-25

    A week out from the start of the Laois club hurling championships, we're joined by Damien Carter to update our club hurling rankings.

    Who are the risers and fallers? Who'll be disgusted and who'll be thrilled?

    And explaining the algorithm behind it all ...

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Jimmy Rabbitte ,

Excellent coverage of Laois GAA

Really good stuff every week - enjoyable listen. Keep it up lads!

mountain football ,

Well worth a listen

Excellent coverage of all things Gaa in Laois

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