Month: November 2017

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

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 have won All Ireland medals in 2017. Among those being honoured were four members of the Galway panel who captured Liam McCarthy in September, nine Limerick U21 hurlers and five players from the winning Tipperary Intermediate LGFA. Speaking at the inaugural event, University of...

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

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 as head coach, Guest chatted to Sporting Limerick about the series and admits that the opening fixture doesn’t come much tougher “than an away trip in an Interpro” “Connacht in Galway is always a tough one. Connacht anywhere is a tough one. There’s no...

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Chiedozie Ogbene continues to be linked with top English clubs

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 late and now The Irish Examiner state that Championship side Aston Villa are now showing an interest in the 20-year-old. How good is Chiedozie Ogbene? Looks like he's off to #AVFC after being on trial at Chelsea. Played for Limerick last season –

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Limerick man Jason Kenny claims top prize at world fitness competition

Limerick man Jason Kenny claims top prize at world fitness competition. 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 the one everyone is aiming for. It attracts all walks of life from different parts of the globe. All shapes, sizes and some serious athletes.” Jason’s road to success started a while back...

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WATCH: Shannon U20s women make history against UL Wolves

WATCH: Shannon U20s women make history against UL Wolves. 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 hope that more clubs will follow. Shannon RFC senior player and Munster Women’s Vice Captain Valerie Power is coach of the UL Wolves Juniors and saw it as a great opportunity for both sides. Shannon...

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