Laois Ladies gear up for Championship opener

The Laois Senior Ladies Football team get their 2013 TG4 Championship campaign underway this Sunday when they face Meath in the Leinster semi-final at 2pm in a Meath venue TBC.

The Laois Senior Ladies Football team get their 2013 TG4 Championship campaign underway this Sunday when they face Meath in the Leinster semi-final at 2pm in a Meath venue TBC.

Meath recorded a 2-12 to 1-9 win over Westmeath in the quarter-final on Sunday. The other semi-final sees Dublin host Kildare at Portmarnock.

For fixture details check out the Laois Ladies Football Association Twitter and Facebook accounts, or www.leinsterladiesgaelic.ie closer to the game.

Golf Classic

Laois Ladies Gaelic Football Association will hold their annual Golf Classic on Saturday July 20 at 1pm in the Heath Golf Club. A team of four costs €120 with a Burger and Drink on the 9th hole. For timesheet contact Michael O’Loughlin on 086-8203379 or Martina Doyle on 086-0873237.

Niall McCormack referees All Ireland Final

Well done to Niall McCormack who refereed his first All-Ireland Final on Saturday last. The St. Conleth’s clubman and Laois LGFA Vice-Chairperson took charge of the Under 14 A decider, which saw Cork record a 3-15 to 1-6 win over Kildare.

Calling Laois players who played in All-Ireland adult finals

As part of the 40th Anniversary of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association, players who featured on All-Ireland Final panels are invited back to Croke Park on September 29th next for this years finals as guests of the LGFA.

Any former players or anyone with information can contact the Ladies Gaelic Football Association on info@ladiesgaelic.ie or on 01 836 3156

St Conleth’s off to Feile

St Conleths Under 14’s will represent Laois in the 2013 Bus Éireann All-Ireland Feile in Derry from this Friday to Sunday.

The team will contest the Division 3 competition where they will be hosted by Derry club Dungiven. St Conleth’s first match is against the host club on Friday at 1.30pm. On Saturday they face Claudy of Derry at 10.25am and Sligo’s Drumcliffe at 12.35pm. All games are in Dungiven.