Month: June 2017

Kilkenny show four changes for All Ireland qualifier clash with Limerick

By Luke Liddy / June 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Kilkenny have named their side to take on Limerick this Saturday at Nowlan Park in their All Ireland qualifier clash. Brian Cody has made four changes to the side that lost out the Wexford in the Leinster semi final, with Michael Fennelly returning to the starting side in midfield, following a lengthy injury layoff. Joey…

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Limerick FC pick up valuable three points in Louth

By Adrian Finnin / June 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC defeated Drogheda United 0-2 at United Park courtesy of two headed goals from Robbie Williams and Garbhan Coughlan. The victory sees Neil McDonald’s side return to the top-half of the table. Limerick began the game well and were denied the lead in the opening ten minutes as pressure from Chiedozie Ogbene forced Luke…

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Limerick travel to Drogheda in search of first win since Summer break

By Raffaele Rocca / June 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC travel to Louth on Friday night to face struggling Drogheda United at United Park (kick-off 7.45 pm). The Super Blues will be looking for their first win since the resumption of the league following a two-week break in June. Neil McDonald’s charges have picked up one point from six in disappointing performances against…

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The Pro12 to be the Pro14 in September

By Emma Needham / June 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Pro12 is set to have two more teams in September. The Pro12 is set for expansion this September. It was reported earlier this year that South African side Cheetahs had been formally invited to join the league by officials. But according according to BBC Wales, there has been a further development: two South African…

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Watch: Limerick prepare for Drogheda clash in UL

By Jack Neville / June 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick travel to United Park tomorrow to face Drogheda looking to push themselves further up the table. Limerick are seven points ahead of Drogheda who are in the relegation places. A win could see Limerick move into sixth should Bohs fail to win. Former Limerick FC U19 goalkeeper Tadgh Ryan joined up with the squad…

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Munster Rugby confirm Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber will leave the province

By Raffaele Rocca / June 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster Rugby and the IRFU have today confirmed that Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus and Defence Coach Jacques Nienaber are set to depart the province at the end of December. Erasmus joined Munster in July 2016 and helped Munster reach the Guinness PRO12 final and Champions Cup semi-final in his first season. The IRFU, Munster Rugby…

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John Kiely makes two changes for Kilkenny qualifier

By Raffaele Rocca / June 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick manager John Kiely and his backroom team has released their starting fifteen and match panel for this Saturdays evening clash with Kilkenny. The game will have a throw in at 7pm in Nowlan Park. Management team of John Kiely and his selectors Paul Kinnerk, Joe O Connor, Jimmy Quilty & Brian Geary. The Limerick…

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Minor Manager John Mulqueen full of praise for his team’s efforts

By Jack Neville / June 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

“There’s no reason why a lot of these guys wouldn’t have a big future in a Limerick Jersey”- Mulqueen. For the first time since 2012, Limerick wont be contesting the Munster Minor Hurling Championship decider. In dreadful conditions in Cusack Park last night Clare beat Limerick 0-19 to 0-17 after extra time to secure their place…

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Jason Holland keen on Munster reunion in the future but not right now

By Jack Neville / June 29, 2017 / Comments Off on Jason Holland keen on Munster reunion in the future but not right now

Current Hurricanes assistant coach Jason Holland keen on Munster reunion in the future. Jason Holland retired from professional rugby with Munster in 2005 and while not achieving the hold grail as a player, he was part of the coaching set up with Munster in 2008 as they won a second Heineken Cup in three years.…

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WATCH: Gatland placing all his eggs in second test basket

By Raffaele Rocca / June 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Warren Gatland is no stranger to making big calls and there are plenty of talking points around his second Test selections. The debate of Sexton and / or Farrell in the same team and how to combine them has been put to bed for now, or a least until around 10:30 on Saturday morning. Warren…

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