Month: November 2017

Nine members of Limerick’s U21 All Ireland winning team honoured by UL GAA

By Raffaele Rocca / November 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

UL GAA honours current and former All Ireland winning students. “Four out of the last five All Ireland winning captains are graduates of UL”. – Dave Mahedy, Head of Sport. On Tuesday, November 28 the past and present UL GAA community came together at the Castletroy Park Hotel to recognise 22 students and graduates who…

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LISTEN: Laura Guest – “Connacht in Galway is always a tough one”

By Diarmaid Scannell / November 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster begin their campaign this weekend when they travel to the Sportsground to face Connacht. Laura Guest takes charge of the Munster Women’s side for her first ever interprovincial series as coach on Saturday when they make the trip to Galway to face Connacht Women at the Sportsground at 2:30pm. Ahead of her first game…

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Chiedozie Ogbene continues to be linked with top English clubs

By Luke Liddy / November 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Aston Villa are the latest club reported to have an interest in signing the talented attacker. Flying Limerick FC winger Chiedozie Ogbene has been linked with some of English football’s biggest names since the end of the Airtricity Premier Division campaign. The Nigerian born wide man had been reportedly on trial with Chelsea as of…

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Limerick man Jason Kenny claims top prize at world fitness competition

By Raffaele Rocca / November 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Belfast was the venue for the World Bodybuilding and Fitness Model Association’s world championship event last weekend and it was man from 300km down the road that claimed the top prize. Speaking to Sporting Limerick, Jason says the competition truly is world event. “The worlds competition is at the end of the year and is…

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WATCH: Shannon U20s women make history against UL Wolves

By admin / November 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

The first women’s U20 fixture fielded in Ireland certainly offered exciting rugby and showcased some excellent rugby on a bitterly cold night in Coonagh. Credit must be lauded on Shannon RFC who have been a driving force for girls rugby for years. Their vision and drive to get this fixture off the ground in the…

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First Round Fixtures Munster Schools Senior and Junior Cup

By Luke Liddy / November 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

The draw for the Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Senior and Junior Cup competitions took place in Thomond Park last evening.  The first round of both competitions kicks off on the week beginning Monday, January 15, 2018, and the final participants have yet to be decided with qualifiers taking place next week. The senior and junior…

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Champions Limerick face Clare in Munster U21 opener

By Luke Liddy / November 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s under 21 hurlers will face a trip to Ennis to take on Clare as they begin the defence of their Munster and All Ireland crowns. Pat Donnelly’s men saw off the Banner 1-28 to 1-15 in last year’s Munster semi-final. The game is set for May 9th with the winners earning the right to…

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John Tuohy has named his Limerick Camogie panel for the upcoming National League

By Diarmaid Scannell / November 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick begin their National Camogie League campaign at home to Dublin on January 14th and manager John Touhy has named a 35 player panel in preparation of the new season this week. The management team which consists of Touhy, Darragh O’Grady, Rory Walsh, John Tuohy Jnr (Goalkeeping Coach), Liz Hennessy (Liaison Officer) and Sara Fitzgerald…

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Limerick FC sign winger Daniel Kearns from Sligo Rovers

By Adrian Finnin / November 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC have completed the signing of Daniel Kearns from Sligo Rovers for the upcoming 2018 season. Kearns signed the new deal at Limerick’s training base in Bruff this afternoon. The winger spent the 2017 season at rivals Sligo Rovers. In 2007 Kearns signed for West Ham United and after three years in the academy,…

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LISTEN: Limerick FC new signing Daniel Kearns looking to rediscover top form

By Diarmaid Scannell / November 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

He is Limerick’s first signing ahead of the 2018 season Limerick FC have today announced the arrival of winger Daniel Kearns. Kearns is a former Dundalk and Peterborough United winger who most recently played for Sligo Rovers in last season’s Airtricity premier Division. The Belfast born player moved to West Ham’s academy at a young…

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