Month: March 2017

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Limerick’s League struggles continue

By Jack Neville / March 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s struggles in Division 1B continued on Sunday as they were beaten by Galway in the Gaelic Grounds by 0-24 to 1-18. Prior to the league’s opening round of games, this was seen as the game to decide who would be promoted to division 1A next Spring. However, after both suffered defeats to Wexford in…

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3 wins on the trot for Limerick footballers

By Jack Neville / March 25, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick footballers made it three wins on the spin last Saturday evening in the Fraher Fields dispatching their hosts by 0-14 to 0-8. Whilst three defeats from their opening three games denied any hopes of promotion, Billy Lee will be pleased to see how his side have responded. Back to back home wins over London…

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St Mary’s and John the Baptist to clash in Semple showdown

By Raffaele Rocca / March 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

Best of luck to John the Baptist Community School, Hospital in tomorrow’s but game agains St Mary’s of Belfast in Semple Stadium tomorrow. We caught up with the coach and two players ahead of their huge encounter. Lets hope they can emulate the girls and bring back an All Ireland title.  

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John the Baptist Girls face Tyrone’s Ballygawley in All-Ireland final

By Raffaele Rocca / March 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Lidl All-Ireland PPS finals preview We caught up with the coach and players of John the Baptist Community School, Hospital in advance of their big game tomorrow. The Lidl Senior All Ireland Post Primary School “A’ Final take place this tomorrow at Cusack Park (Mullingar) with throw in at 1pm. The Limerick team play St…

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Is Peter O’Mahony the Irish captain in waiting?

By Jack Neville / March 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

O’Mahony gives timely reminder of innate leadership qualities Peter O’Mahony’s explosive return to the Irish starting XV last week against the English was a blatant reminder of the quality of the Munster man. After being ravaged with injury for the best part of 18 months since the World Cup O’Mahony was partly forgotten about in some…

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IRFU launch video promoting stadia for 2023 bid

By Raffaele Rocca / March 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Sporting Legends get behind Ireland’s venues for the 2023 World Cup bid. Limerick’s Paul O’Connell, Brian O’Driscoll, Bernard Brogan and Phillip Matthews feature in stadium showcase for Ireland’s 2023 World Cup Bid. The video features O’Connell and Co previewing their memories of Thomond Park, Croke Park, Landsdowne Road and Ravenhill.   It is not of…

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Waterford V Limerick Match Preview

By Emma Needham / March 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Fraher Field will play host to the Limerick and Waterford footballers as they play their last round of the National Football League this Saturday. With promotion out of the question for Limerick, pride will be the only thing up for grabs in Division 4 thus Saturday for Billy Lee’s men. Four points from their opening…

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Limerick Hurlers conclude the League with Tricky Galway Assignment

By Jack Neville / March 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick Hurlers conclude the League with tricky Galway Assignment The Gaelic Grounds will play host to Limerick’s final league game against Galway at 3pm this Sunday. With Wexford having secured promotion a fortnight ago, this game will decide who faces who in the quarter finals of the League. Both sides will be bitterly disappointed not…

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Bleyendaahl praised by Carter prior to Munster’s Champions Cup Quarter Final

By Jack Neville / March 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Bleyendaahl praised by All-Black Great With the Six Nations finishing last weekend with Ireland getting one over their greatest rivals England and denying them a second consecutive Grand Slam, attention turns back to Munster and their quest for honours this season. This weekend they travel to Italy to take on Zebre in the Pro12. Munster…

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Munster’s Ronan O’Mahony ready to take his chance

By Emma Needham / March 22, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munsters Ronan O’Mahony has signed for another two seasons with the province, and say’s he didn’t even think about not signing when it came to re-signing to the club that he grew up as a young boy supporting. Especially as he could be in with a chance of pushing to get a call up to…

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