Month: April 2017

Limerick hurlers edge Cork in pre-championship warm up

By Raffaele Rocca / April 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

John Kiely’s side earned a hard fought two point win over Cork on Sunday evening on a 2-25 to 4-17 scoreline. The pre-championship challenge – a Mary Hegarty Memorial – took place in Old Christians GAA grounds at a sun soaked Rathbane. Michael Cahalane scored the first of the game’s six goals seven minutes in to put Cork 1-2…

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Garryowen edge UL Bohs for 1A place while Crescent miss out in Armagh.

By Raffaele Rocca / April 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Garryowen edge UL Bohemians for 1A place while Crescent miss out in Armagh. Garryowen emerged victorious in the 1A playoff over local rivals UL Bohemians yesterday on an 18-13 scoreline. The win secures the light blues’ top flight status for next season while for Bohs, it was very much a case of what might have been.…

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Munster complete Italian job to secure home semi final

By Raffaele Rocca / April 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

As expected Munster overcame Treviso with bonus point 34-14 point win at the Stadio Monigo to secure a home semi final in two weeks time against a yet unconfirmed opponent. Rassie Erasmus’ side ran in five tries with the ever impressive winger Darren Sweetnam grabbing a brace to copper-fasten a Thomond Park semi final with…

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LISTEN: Willie Boland’s thoughts on a hard earned point

By Raffaele Rocca / April 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Interim boss Willie Boland gives his thoughts on a hard earned point. “It’s three draws but we’re unbeaten and there have been some decent performances” – Boland. #LimerickFC Audio courtesy of Limerick FC.

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Last gasp Tosi goal scrambles well earned point for Limerick

By Raffaele Rocca / April 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

A last gasp Rodrigo Tosi strike was enough earn a well deserved 1-1 draw for Limerick FC at Tallaght Stadium last night as interim boss Willie Boland extends his unbeaten league run. Rovers looked set for a win that would move them level on points with the Blues in third after Roberto Lopes’ had given them…

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Munster face Treviso in bid to guarantee home semi final

By Raffaele Rocca / April 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Benetton Treviso host Munster at Stadio Monigo on Saturday at 18:05 Irish time as Rassie Erasmus’ men look to copper-fasten a home semi final. A win of any description will be enough for Munster who will still be licking their wounds from last week’s European defeat by Saracens. What’s at stake? Munster can secure home…

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D-Day for Garryowen, UL Bohs and Old Crescent

By Raffaele Rocca / April 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

D-Day for Garryowen, UL Bohemians and Old Crescent and UBL season draws to a close. The Ulster Bank League comes to it’s dramatic conclusion tomorrow with tension guaranteed as UL Bohs make the trip to Dooradoyle to take on Garryowen in the 1A relegation / promotion playoff final and Old Crescent making the long trip north…

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Limerick SFC round two preview with Matt O’Callaghan

By Jack Neville / April 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick SFC round two preview Weekly Observer sports writer Matt O’Callaghan talks Senior Football Championship round two fixtures and what we can expect. Click to listen to the podcast in full below. Round Two of the Limeick SFC takes place this weekend with 5 games to be played across Friday and Saturday. There will be…

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Where to watch Munster v Treviso

By Jack Neville / April 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster travel to the Stadio Monigo this Saturday to face Treviso in their penultimate game of the Pro12 regular season. A win would secure a home semi final berth in the Pro 12 for Munster. Where to watch Treviso v Munster? The game can be watched behind the red button on TG4. It will also be live…

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Watch: Munster name side for Treviso trip

By Jack Neville / April 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Rassie Erasmus has named his side for this weekends trip to Benetton Treviso. A win against the Italian club would secure Munster a home semi final in the Pro 12. Benetton lie second from bottom in the table so Munster will be confident of picking up the win. After Munster A’s heroics in the British…

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