Month: September 2017

LISTEN: Na Piarsaigh & Crecora to battle for Intermediate Camogie title

By Jack Neville / September 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Crecora v Na Piarsaigh Sunday October 1 @12pm in Clarina Two heavyweights meet this weekend in the Limerick Intermediate Camogie Championship final as Na Piarsaigh take on Crecora in Clarina on Sunday at 12pm. Both sides were strong favourites in their respective semi finals last weekend. However, both were made to work to ensure a…

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Limerick fall short at Turner’s Cross as they bow out of FAI Cup

By Adrian Finnin / September 30, 2017 / 1 Comment

Limerick FC bowed out of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup in brave fashion as a Garry Buckley goal was enough to give Cork their passage to a third consecutive FAI Cup final at the Aviva Stadium. The Leesiders certainly began at a ferocious pace, eager to make up for last week’s disappointing defeat at…

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What could Today’s Special GAA congress mean for hurling?

By Raffaele Rocca / September 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

So what are the major hurling motions up for discussion at today’s special congress and what are the possible effects on Limerick? There are quite a few proposals put forward regarding potential restructures to the All-Ireland senior, U21 and minor championships. 1. Liam MacCarthy Cup restructure The restructuring of the All-Ireland senior hurling championship will take…

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Adare and Drom square off to see who will face Newcastle in County football final

By Jack Neville / September 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

With Newcastle’s place in the Limerick SFC already booked, Adare and Drom Broadford meet this Sunday to see who will face the 2015 champions in the final. Adare have been a breath of fresh air upon their return to the Senior Championhsip. After defeating St Senans in the county intermediate final last year, their priority…

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Limerick sides looking to continue good form this weekend in All Ireland League

By Diarmaid Scannell / September 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Young Munster and UL Bohemians still chasing first wins as Limerick sides gained valuable points last weekend. Garryowen, Shannon, Old Crescent, Bruff and Thomond all got their seasons truly up and running last weekend with important round two victories setting them up nicely going into a third weekend straight of AIL action. Young Munster V…

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Kilmallock and Patrickswell set to face in County Semi Final

By Jack Neville / September 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Gaelic Grounds will play host to the second semi final in the Limerick SHC this Saturday as reigning champions Patrickswell take on Kilmallock at 5 pm. Patrickswell come into the fixture with two extra games under their belt having defeated Ballybrown in a replay in the County quarter final. This was after finishing second…

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Plenty to ponder for Rassie Erasmus

Rassie Erasmus looking at positives ahead Cardiff clash

By Diarmaid Scannell / September 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Rassie Erasmus looking to bounce back to winning ways. It was very much a case if back to the drawing board after Glasgow exposed Munster’s shortcomings last weekend. However as Munster look to bounce back this week against Cardiff, Erasmus was clear about the areas that needed to improve this weekend. “I think the only…

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Munster’s Lions Return For Cardiff Clash on Saturday

By Raffaele Rocca / September 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster’s Lions contingent of Conor Murray, captain Peter O’Mahony and CJ Stander are among nine changes made by Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus for tomorrow’s Guinness PRO14 clash with Cardiff Blues at Thomond Park – ko 1.30pm. O’Mahony and Stander are among six changes to the pack with the international front row trio of Dave…

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Johann van Graan emerges as new top name to succeed Erasmus at Munster

By Raffaele Rocca / September 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Another day, another man set to become Munster’s Director of Rugby. Today, the Irish Times are reporting that Springbok assistant coach Johann van Graan is to succeed Rassie Erasmus as the Director of Rugby. The report comes only hours after David Wessels – who was previously tipped for the post – opted to take over at…

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Cardiff name squad for Munster trip

By Raffaele Rocca / September 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Cardiff blues have named their side to face Munster on Saturday at Thomond Park. https://twitter.com/cardiff\_blues/status/913721889901744128

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