November 3rd 1963
The Town beat Graiguecullen in the Laois Under 16 A Football Final.
Final score 2-4 to 2-2.
Portlaoise scored a great double at Under 16 level by defeating St. Canices, Ballacolla, by 5-1 to 2-0 in the hurling decider and proving too good for Graiguecullen by 2-4 to 2-1 in the football final.
U16 hurling: Sean Delaney, J. Donoghue, Mick Byrne, Aidan Delaney, Eamon Duff, Seamus Doran, Eugene McSweeney, Tom Walsh, Paddy Doyle, Pat Dempsey, T. Conroy, Gus Hayes, Danny Timmons, P.J Harding, Tom Kerry. Subs: Henry Carroll and Liam Carroll.
Pat Scully, Mick Byrne, Pat Keogh, A. Conroy, Seamus Doran, Danny Timmons, Eamon Dunne, Paddy Doyle, Tom Walsh, Pat Dempsey, Donal Hoare, Joe Delaney, Tom Kerry, Sean Delaney, Joe Conroy.
Frank Walsh, Michael ‘Pop’ Lawler, Paddy Kennedy, Willie Conway, Jimmy McDonald, Willie Ramsbottom, Jack Byrne, Willie Brennan, Mick Bolton, Gregory Nolan, Jim Miller, Andy Fennell, Eddie Harte, Norman Haughney, Paddy Morrissey,
Subs: Paul Hurley for Paddy Morrissey Dinny McDonald for Paul Hurley, Bill Brennan, Mick Bolton.
Referee: W. Lalor (M’mellick)