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The Laois Senior Hurling Championship is an annual Gaelic Athletic Association competition organised by Laois GAA among the top hurling clubs in County Laois. The winner receives the Bob O'Keefe Cup and qualifies to represent the county in the Leinster Senior Club Hurling Championship, the winner of which progresses to the All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship. Camross are current (2018) Senior Hurling Champions after beating Rathdowney-Errill by a score line of 2-15 to 0-19.‘

Laois senior Hurling Championship
Current season or competition:
2018 Laois Senior Hurling Championship.
IrishCraobh Sinsir Iomáint Laoise
Founded1908
TrophyBob O'Keefe
Title holdersColours of Kilkenny.svg Camross (26th title)
Most titlesColours of Kilkenny.svg Camross (26 titles)
SponsorsLaois Shopping Centre
Official websitehttp://www.laoisgaa.ie

Top winnersEdit

Team Winner Winning Years
1   Camross 26 1959, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2007, 2013, 2017, 2018
2   Rathdowney 18 1888, 1889, 1898, 1899, 1902, 1903, 1907, 1908, 1911, 1912, 1921, 1922, 1925, 1926, 1931, 1936, 1941
3   Clonad 14 1930, 1933, 1935, 1937, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1953, 1954, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1992
4   Portlaoise 11 1928, 1943, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1998, 2004
5  Kilcotton 10 1904, 1905, 1906, 1909, 1913, 1919, 1920, 1923, 1924, 1929
6  Castletown 8 1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005
  Abbeyleix 8 1927, 1932, 1934, 1939, 1940, 1944, 1945, 1949
  Clough-Ballacolla (formerly Ballygeehan) 8 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 2009, 2011, 2015
7   Borris-in-Ossory 5 1956, 1957, 1960, 1961, 1972
  Rathdowney-Errill 5 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014
8   Clonaslee 3 1890, 1910, 1975
9   Cullohill 2 1955, 1964
  Errill 2 1938, 1952
10  Kyle 1 1951
  Mountrath 1 1942
  Borris-in-Ossory/Kilcotton 1 2016

Roll of honourEdit

Year Winner

Opponent

2018   Camross 2-15   Rathdowney-Errill 0-19
2017[1]   Camross 3-14  Clough/Ballacolla 1-19
2016[2]   Borris-in-Ossory/Kilcotton 2-26 R 1-18  Rathdowney-Errill 2-26 R 2-10
2015[3]  Clough/Ballacolla 0-20   Camross 1-14
2014 [4]   Rathdowney-Errill 1-20   Camross 0-10
2013 [5]   Camross 2-12   Borris-in-Ossory/Kilcotton 1-12
2012 [6][7]   Rathdowney-Errill 0-17 1-11 (R)  Clough/Ballacolla 0-14 2-08 (R)
2011  Clough/Ballacolla 1-10   Portlaoise 0-11
2010   Rathdowney-Errill 2-11   Camross 1-09
2009  Clough/Ballacolla 2-13   Portlaoise 1-10
2008   Rathdowney-Errill 1-19   Portlaoise 2-15
2007   Camross 5-09   Portlaoise 2-11
2006   Rathdowney-Errill 1-11   Tinnahinch 1-07
2005   Castletown 0-13 1-08(R)   Camross 1-10 0-10 (R)
2004   Portlaoise 2-08   Castletown 0-07
2003   Castletown 2-12   Portlaoise 1-11
2002   Castletown 4-09   Tinnahinch 2-04
2001   Castletown 2-19   Tinnahinch 1-08
2000   Castletown 3-10   Camross 2-05
1999   Castletown 2-06   Portlaoise 1-06
1998   Portlaoise 0-13   Harps 0-11
1997   Castletown 3-14   Harps 2-09
1996   Camross 0-15   Castletown 1-05
1995   Castletown 1-12   Portlaoise 0-11
1994   Camross 2-08   Clonad 0-03
1993   Camross 1-13 1-13 (R)   Portlaoise 2-10 2-09 (R)
1992   Clonad 0-16   Portlaoise 2-07
1991   Portlaoise 1-14   Clonad 0-07
1990   Camross 2-13   Portlaoise 1-09
1989   Portlaoise 1-09 0-12 (R)   Camross 2-06 1-04 (R)
1988   Camross 1-13   Portlaoise 0-10
1987   Portlaoise 2-13   Clonad 1-05
1986   Camross 4-09   Errill 2-14
1985   Camross 1-05   Portlaoise 0-07
1984   Portlaoise 1-08 2-14 (R)   Harps 2-05 1-07 (R)
1983   Portlaoise 3-10   Camross 3-05
1982   Portlaoise 2-12   Errill 1-08
1981   Portlaoise 2-13   Camross 4-05
1980   Camross 3-04   Portlaoise 1-08
1979   Camross 3-09 Balinakill 1-07
1978   Camross 2-09   Borris-in-Ossory 0-05
1977   Camross 2-14   Portlaoise 0-05
1976   Camross 1-13   Clonaslee 1-09
1975   Clonaslee 0-13   Clonad 0-08
1974   Camross 1-15   Clonaslee 0-05
1973   Camross 5-13   Borris-in-Ossory 0-14
1972   Borris-in-Ossory 4-06 Ballyfin 2-06
1971   Camross 4-10   Clonad 3-08
1970   Clonad 2-09   Clonaslee 2-06
1969   Camross 3-13   Rathdowney 2-05
1968   Camross 5-13   Cullohill 2-05
1967   Camross 5-04   Clonad 3-04
1966   Camross 5-07   Rathdowney 2-04
1965   Camross 3-10   St. Canice's 3-06
1964   Cullohill 4-04   Camross 4-03
1963   Camross 2-09   St. Canice's 2-06
1962   Clonad 1-08   Borris-in-Ossory 0-05
1961   Borris-in-Ossory 3-11 Cuddagh 0-04
1960   Borris-in-Ossory 2-06   Portlaoise 0-11
1959   Camross 2-05 Cuddagh 3-01
1958   Clonad 1-09 3-04 (R)   Borris-in-Ossory 2-06 1-09(R)
1957 [8]   Borris-in-Ossory w/o Cuddagh scr
1956   Borris-in-Ossory 2-13   Cullohill 2-06
1955 [9]   Cullohill 5-09   Kyle 3-05
1954   Clonad   Errill
1953 [10]   Clonad 2-14   Kyle 2-07
1952 [11]   Errill 6-06   Clonad 3-04
1951   Kyle Rovers
1950   Clonad   Errill
1949   Abbeyleix   Clonad
1948   Clonad   Abbeyleix
1947   Clonad   Abbeyleix
1946   Clonad   Abbeyleix
1945 [12]   Abbeyleix 5-05   Camross 1-02
1944   Abbeyleix  Kilcotton
1943   Portlaoise   Rathdowney
1942   Mountrath   Clonad
1941   Rathdowney  Kilcotton(on obj.)
1940   Abbeyleix   Kilcotton
1939   Abbeyleix   Errill
1938   Errill   Rathdowney
1937   Clonad   Abbeyleix
1936   Rathdowney  Kilcotton
1935   Clonad   Rathdowney
1934   Abbeyleix   Clonad
1933   Clonad   Rathdowney
1932   Abbeyleix   Clonad
1931   Rathdowney   Clonad
1930   Clonad   Ballygeehan
1929   Kilcotton   Portlaoise
1928   Portlaoise   Clonad
1927   Abbeyleix   Rathdowney
1926   Rathdowney   Ballacolla
1925   Rathdowney   Clonad
1924   Kilcotton   Rathdowney
1923   Kilcotton   Ballacolla
1922   Rathdowney   Portlaoise
1921   Rathdowney   Clonad
1920   Kilcotton   Rathdowney
1919   Kilcotton   Rathdowney
1918   Ballygeehan   Rathdowney
1917   Ballygeehan
1916   Ballygeehan   Rathdowney
1915   Ballygeehan   Kilcotton
1914   Ballygeehan  Kilcotton
1913   Kilcotton   Rathdowney
1912   Rathdowney  Kilcotton
1911   Rathdowney   Clonaslee
1910   Clonaslee  Kilcotton
1909 [13]  Kilcotton 2-11   Clonaslee 4-4
1908   Rathdowney   Clonaslee
1907   Rathdowney   Clonaslee
1906  Kilcotton   Clonaslee
1905  Kilcotton   Rathdowney
1904   Kilcotton   Rathdowney
1903   Rathdowney
1902 Rathdowney
1901   Rathdowney
1900 No championship
1899   Rathdowney  Kilcotton (lost on obj.)
1898   Rathdowney
1897 No championship
1896 No championship
1895 No championship
1894 No championship
1893 No championship
1892 No championship
1891 No championship
1890   Clonaslee 1-2   Rathdowney 1-0
1889   Rathdowney
1888   Rathdowney 2-2   Knockroo 0-1

2018 ChampionshipEdit

Laois Senior B Hurling ChampionshipEdit

Laois Senior B Hurling Championship
IrishCraobh Sinsir Iomáint Laoise
Title holders  Portlaoise
SponsorsLaois Shopping Centre


Year Winner Opponent
2018   Portlaoise 1-13   Harps 1-11
2017   Ballyfin Gaels 0–15   Colt 0–12
2016   Castletown 1–11   Ballyfin Gaels 0–13
2015   Portlaoise
2014   Ballinakill   St Fintans, Mountrath

Winning captains since 1950Edit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Laois SHC final: Hyland's efforts all in vain as Camross reign supreme". Hogan Stand. 24 September 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  2. ^ "King sets up sequel after Laois exhibition". Irish Independent. 10 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Maher the hero for Clough-Ballacolla". Irish Independent. 28 September 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Rathdowney-Errill dethrone Camross in Laois". Irish Times. 29 September 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Keenan leads Camross to glory". Irish Independent. 30 September 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2013.
  6. ^ "Laois SHC final replay: comeback win for Rathdowney". Hogan Stand. 22 October 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2012.
  7. ^ "Laois SHC final: King to the rescue". Hogan Stand. 15 October 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2012.
  8. ^ Cuddagh requested a postponement, on the grounds of injuries, which was turned down at an emergency meeting in October 1957. Cuddagh refused to play the final.
  9. ^ Leinster Express 1831-current, Saturday, October 15, 1955; Page: 4
  10. ^ Leinster Express 1831-current, Saturday, October 10, 1953; Page: 3
  11. ^ Leinster Express 1831-current, Saturday, September 27, 1952; Page: 6
  12. ^ Irish Press 1931-1995, Monday, October 15, 1945; Page: 4
  13. ^ Leinster Express 1831-current, Saturday, March 26, 1910; Page: 5

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