Month: May 2017

Watch: Conor Murray takes part in hilarious Lions video

By Jack Neville / May 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

With four nations combining in one Lions squad, there is always an impetus on players to put rivalries to one side for the duration of the tour. Ireland’s Conor Murray, England’s Elliott Daly, Scotland’s Stuart Hogg and Wales’ Adam Jones were brought together in this brilliant clip to “Smooth things over for the British and…

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UL Vikings move to 5-0 with close win over Dublin Rebels

By Raffaele Rocca / May 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

The University of Limerick Vikings American football team continued their unbeaten season in the Shamrock Bowl Conference on Sunday with a 28 – 22 win away to the defending champion Dublin Rebels. The Vikings got the perfect start scoring off the opening drive after a rushing touchdown from running back Adam O’ Mahony but failed…

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Zebo and Quinlan lament Donnacha Ryan exit

By Jack Neville / May 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

Simon Zebo and Alan Quinlan addresses Donnacha Ryan exit. Last Saturday evening at the Aviva, Donnacha Ryan donned the Munster jersey for the final time. Having soldiered with the province through thick and thin over the last 13 season, there was shock and dismay amongst Munster fans that Ryan was set to leave for Racing…

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Ladies Football Round Up

By Raffaele Rocca / May 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

Ladies Football Round-up. St Ailbes Crowned Division 1 League Champions The 2017 Division 1 Senior League Final took place last Sunday evening in Knockainey.  It was a repeat of last year’s Championship Final where St. Ailbes were up against Ballylanders current County Senior Champions. Ballylanders opened the game with the first point after 3 minutes…

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Munster release their images of the year

By Jack Neville / May 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

In a year that saw Munster overcome adversity at every corner, the Province have released a number of poignant images as the season has drawn to a close. In November, Munster lost their talismanic Head Coach Anthony Foley who was a symbol of Munster Rugby. In his absence, the team went on an incredible run…

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Clive Woodward Explains How He And The Lions ‘Let Paul O’Connell Down’ In 2005

By Raffaele Rocca / May 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

Having managed England to World Cup glory in 2003 against Australia, Clive Woodward was handed the daunting task of taking the Lions to take on the mighty All-Blacks two years later. At the time, few would have been in disagreement with the decision as the Englishman was at the zenith of his coaching career. Twelve…

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Donnacha O’Callaghan on last Lions tour of New Zealand

By Jack Neville / May 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

Donnacha O’Callaghan looks back on the previous Lions tour of New Zealand. The 2005 Lions tour of New Zealand will be remembered for many reasons such as the spear tackle that ended captain Brian O’Driscoll’s tour, Dan Carter’s brilliance or Clive Woodward’s decision to split the squad in two. Woodward felt the best way to…

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Former UL Student to represent Australia in London Marathon

By Jack Neville / May 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

Sinead Diver is one of six Australian runners that will be competing in the 2017 London Marathon. Diver was a student in the University of Limerick before emigrating to Australia to pursue her running career. Originally from Belmullet in Co Mayo, Diver was a starter for the country in the 2015 World Championships in Beijing.…

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Peter Casey looking forward to Championship hurling

By Emma Needham / May 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Peter Casey awaits this weekend’s Munster Semi Final. Limerick Senior hurler and 2015 U21 All Ireland winner Peter Casey is ready for the championship season. Limerick will take on Clare in the Munster Senior Hurling Championship Semi Final this weekend. Speaking to GAA.ie Casey knows what his team has to offer to his county and…

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Diarmuid Byrnes

Key duo ruled out of Munster Championship opener

By Jack Neville / May 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

As was feared, John Kiely will have to plan for the Munster Championship semi final clash with Clare without Patrickswell’s Diarmuid Byrnes and Na Piarsaigh’s William O’Donoghue. Both started in Limerick’s last competitive game against Galway in the League semi final but have since missed 4 challenge games and two rounds of the Limerick SHC.…

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