Month: April 2017

Limerick hurlers edge Cork in pre-championship warm up

Limerick hurlers edge Cork in pre-championship warm up. 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 to 0-3 ahead but Limerick responded in the 15th minute wth a Colin Ryan goal giving John Kiely’s men a 1-5 to 1-4 lead. Almost immediately, Cork’s Shane Kingston responded with another goal to restore the rebels 2-4 to...

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

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. The robins simply gave themselves too much work to do and ultimately came up just short. Meanwhile, up north in Armagh, Old Crescent missed out on a spot in 2A next season following a 21-10 playoff defeat at the hands of Armagh at the...

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Munster complete Italian job to secure home semi final

Munster complete Italian job to secure home semi final. 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 a round to spare. With Billy Holland a late withdrawal due to illness, Donnacha Ryan came into the starting 15 and the captaincy went to Tyler Bleyendaal. Early injuries on the pitch did little for...

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Last gasp Tosi goal scrambles well earned point for Limerick

Last gasp Tosi goal scrambles well earned point for Limerick. 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 a lead they held onto for more than 70 minutes until Tosi’s intervention at the death. It was Lopes’ first goal for Rovers since making the move from Bohemians. He took is goal with clinical...

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