The Rock GAA
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|Colours:||Red and Black|
The club was founded in 1970 and colours are red and black.
Famous Laois footballers who have played for The Rock include Derek Conroy, Paul Dunne, Mark Dunne and Colm Burke.
The first AGM of The Rock GAA Club was held in 1970 in The Rock National School and the officers elected were;
- President: Tomas Culleton
- Chairman: Tom Foyle
- Secretary: Eamonn Conroy
The club first entered the Laois Junior Football Championship in 1970, where in their first match they played against Emo and made an instant impact on the local GAA scene recording a win in their first outing.
The Rock competed in their first ever Senior Football Championship Final in 1998 where they suffered defeat to Stradbally on a scoreline of 0-8 to 0-5 on a day of atrocious weather conditions.
In 2011 and 2012, an Emo, Courtwood and The Rock minor combination won two Laois Minor "B" Football Championships and two Laois Minor Football League B titles.
In 2016, Emo, Courtwood and The Rock again joined forces at minor level and won the Laois Minor Football Championship.
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