01 Oct 2022

Quack Quack! It's nearly time to race ducks at Laois GAA club

Lucky ducks will big prizes at a Laois GAA club's live online race

Prizes for lucky ducks

Gaelic games will meet duck racing in Laois when The Rock GAA host it's annual Duck Race in September.

A lively curtain raiser to the Ploughing Championships, the event is pencilled in for Sunday, September 18 at 4pm the event takes place on the River Triogue beside the clubhouse near Mountmellick.

To be streamed live on the club's Facebook Page, the event is being held to raise vital funds for The Rock Juvenile GAA section.

There are great prizes on offer as follows:

  • 1st: 2 Nights Bed & Breakfast and one evening meal in the Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick.
  • 2nd: 40inch smart TV
  • 3rd: Smart Watch Sponsored by Telfords Portlaoise
  • 4th: Dinner for 4 in the Cedar Rooms Restaurant Sponsored by Killeshin Hotel
  • 5th: 6 Months Membership in Zest Leisure Club Portlaoise Sponsored by Killeshin Hotel
  • 6th: Rock G.A.A Club Top Sponsored by KC Sports Mullingar
  • 7th: Wireless Earpods in aid of The Rock Juvenile Section.

So, why not sponsor a duck at €5 a bird or a whole flock for €20. Tickets available for purchase in local shops and online at

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