Month: February 2017

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Limerick FC back to top flight with a 5-1 rout of Sligo Rovers

By Raffaele Rocca / February 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC defeated Sligo Rovers 5-1 at the Markets Field in a near perfect performance from Martin Russell’s men on their return to the premier division. New signing Rodrigo Tosi bagged a hatrick on his competitive home debut along with goals from Ian Turner and Lee-J Lynch. Matthew Stevens scored the solitary Sligo goal on…

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Fitzgibbon Cup Weekend-Preview

By Raffaele Rocca / February 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

The 2017 independent.ie Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals take place today in the NUIG sports complex in Dangan to determine who will face off in tomorrow’s final at 1pm in the same venue. IT Carlow will face off against UCC in the first semi at 1pm which will be followed by the all Limerick clash of LIT…

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Limerick FC look to hit the ground running with tough Sligo task

By Raffaele Rocca / February 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC host Sligo Rovers at the Markets Field on Friday night with a 7.45 kick off. The game represents the beginning of the 2017 Airtricity League Premier Division season and the Super Blues will be hoping to make a big impression upon their return to the top flight of Irish football. Limerick FC manager…

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St. Michaels R.C. Head of the River Time Trial 2017

By Raffaele Rocca / February 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

This Saturday, February 25th, sees the peak of Rowing Ireland’s winter calendar with St. Michaels Head of the River taking place in O’Briensbridge, Co. Clare. The Head of the River, now in it’s 36th year, has moved from a date in December to February to reduce the risk of adverse weather. You might think that…

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UL book O’Connor Cup semi final after 11-point win over UCC

By Raffaele Rocca / February 22, 2017 / 0 Comments

The UL Ladies football team stormed into the semi-finals of the 2017 O’Connor Cup after an impressive 11-point victory over a strong UCC team in the 4G pitch in UL this Wednesday afternoon. Due to adverse weather conditions, the match was moved to the 4G Pitch as Pitch 1 was unplayable. UL adjusted to their…

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Limerick FC Season Preview

By Raffaele Rocca / February 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

Manager: Martin Russell Stadium: Markets Field (Garryowen) Players in: Thibaut Molinatti (Enskede IK), (Tommy Robson (Sunderland), Chiedozie Ogbene, Ian Turner (Both Cork City), Dean Clarke, David O’Connor (Both Shamrock Rovers), Brendan Clarke (St. Patricks Athletic), Rodrigo Tosi (Free Agent), Bastien Hery (Free Agent) Players out: Aaron Greene (Bray Wanderers), Paudie O’Connor (unknown), Seamus Sharkey (released)…

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John the Baptist Community School bidding for Munster success

By Raffaele Rocca / February 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

John The Baptist Community School from Hospital will take on Rice College Ennis in the Munster Post Primary Schools Senior B Hurling Final in the Gaelic Grounds (12noon).The game will preceed the Harty Cup final (2.00) between St Colmans of Fermoy and Our Ladys of Templemore. Hospital are hoping that lifting the Corn Thomais MhicChoilm…

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John the Baptist and Rice College do battle at Gaelic Grounds

By Raffaele Rocca / February 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

John the Baptist Community School, Hospital bidding for Munster glory in Gaelic Grounds decider Best of luck to John the Baptist Community School, Hospital in today’s final. We caught up with players and management to find out about the build up for the big game with Rice College Ennis. Throw in at the Gaelic Grounds…

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UL Take On DCU St Pat’s In First Round Of 2017 O’Connor Cup

By Raffaele Rocca / February 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

University of Limerick take on DCU St Pats in the first round of the O’Connor Cup tonight at Rhebogue – the home of St Patrick’s – with throw in at 8pm. UL are looking to get this year’s campaign off to a winning start and ultimately go one step further that last year’s agonising 1-point…

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UL To Take On UCD In Sigerson Semi Final

By Raffaele Rocca / February 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

UL take on last year’s Sigerson Cup Champions UCD in semi-final This is UL’s second year in a row in the Sigerson Cup weekend – and with nothing to lose – we can be sure that they will throw everything they have at a star studded UCD side. Paths to the Semi Final UCD Rd…

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