1975 – Laois Intermediate Football Final

November 2nd 1975

The Town beat Barrowhouse in the Laois Intermediate Football Final.
Final score 0-12 to 1-8. 
Portlaoise won their fourth Intermediate title by beating Barrowhouse, 0-12 to 1-8.
Colm Browne was the star of the show scoring a long range point in the opening seconds and showing his class all through. Colm and Bernie Conroy shared 0-8 between them. They were 0-6 to 0-0 up at the end of the first quarter and at half-time still held an 0-8 to 1-0 advantage. Barrowhouse, seeking their first title in the grade, got back within a point of their rivals but missed a few chances any one of which would have forced the game to a replay.
Martin Callaghan, Peadar Molloy, Tony Maher, Pat Murphy, Brendan Tynan, Martin Parkinson, Noel Scully, Sean Nolan (0-1), Jack Kavanagh (0-2), Jim Griffin, Barry Larkin (0-1), Colm Browne (0-4), Bernie Conroy (0-4), John Joe Ging, Pat Tynan.
Subs: Jimmy Bergin, Billy Bohane and Jack Kavanagh, who having been replaced at half time, re-emerged during the second half for the injured Peadar Molloy and scored a vital point.
Joe Giltrap, Chris Langton, Charlie Prendergast, Denis Langton, E. Brennan, Ger Daly, Liam Langton, Paddy Howe, John Langton, Kieran Whelan, Joe Brennan, Ned Brennan, Anthony Whelan, Martin Howe, Brendan Burke.
Sub: Dan Brennan.
The referee was Teddy Delaney from Stradbally.

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