Month: December 2017

Limerick hurlers get off to winning start with five point win over Cork

By Jack Neville / December 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

Cork 1-21 Limerick 2-23 Patrickswell’s Aaron Gillane was the start man with a tally of 1-9 (5 frees) as Limerick began their season with a five point win over cork in the Co-op Superstores Munster Senior Hurling League. Given the time of year and the less than idea conditions, 1,364 brave souls made the trip…

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Munster’s Conor Murray makes BBC Team of the Year

By Raffaele Rocca / December 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Munster and Garryowen number 9 is widely regarded as one of the best in the world in his position and has been a key player for Ireland and Munster over the last seasons. Leinster duo of Sean O’Brien and Tadgh Furlong have also been included with all three players featuring in the Lions drawn…

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LISTEN – 2017 Football year in review with Matt O’Callaghan

By Raffaele Rocca / December 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Listen – 2017 Football year in review with Matt O’Callaghan. Limerick faced their toughest two league games in round 1 and two. A narrow three point opening defeat to Wexford was followed up with a disappointing home defeat at the hands of Westmeath. Indeed Limerick’s conquerers in the opening two rounds would ultimately go on…

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van Graan rings changes as Munster look to return to winning ways

By Raffaele Rocca / December 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

As expected, Head Coach Johann van Graan names a much-changed side for the Guinness PRO14 Interprovincial against Ulster on New Year’s Day at Kingspan Stadium (5.35pm). In making 11 changes to the starting XV that suffered defeat to Leinster in Thomond Park four days ago, James Cronin, Niall Scannell and John Ryan start together in…

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Limerick senior hurling panel announced for Munster League clash with Cork

By Luke Liddy / December 29, 2017 / 1 Comment

Limerick have named their team for Saturday’s trip to Mallow to face Munster Senior Hurling Champions Cork. Eight of the side started in the 2017 All-Ireland qualifier loss to Kilkenny, while 6 U21 All Ireland winners are amongst the starting 15, Seamus Flanagan will make his debut at full forward. Limerick: Nickie Quaid; Sean Finn,…

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Limerick Christmas Racing Festival draws to a close with family fun day

By Luke Liddy / December 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

A festive family fun day to entertain younger race goers will bring the Limerick Christmas Racing Festival to a close. The Greenmount Grotto located on level 2 of the main stand will host a variety of free entertainment to include 12.30pm – First race 1.20 – Meet Dancing Batman. 1.30 –Special guests to include Beauty…

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Van Graan and O’Mahony look ahead to tough trip to the Kingspan

By Luke Liddy / December 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster face into another Interprovincial clash on New Years Day when they travel to Belfast to take on Ulster in the Guinness Pro 14. Johann van Graan’s charges currently lie in second place in Conference A while Ulster are in third spot in Conference B. Both sides suffered disappointing defeats last time out and captain…

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Munster Squad update – Keith Earls returns to training following illness

By Luke Liddy / December 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Munster squad returned to training today at the High Performance Centre in Limerick ahead of the New Year’s Day clash away to Ulster in the Guinness PRO14. Keith Earls has recovered from the illness that saw him miss the clash with Leinster on St Stephen’s Day and trained with the squad today. Rhys Marshall,…

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Worcester Warriors confirm Peter Stringer won’t be offered new contract

By Luke Liddy / December 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Peter Stringer has returned to Ireland, following the news that his short-term contract with Aviva Premiership side Worcester Warriors will not be renewed. The 40-year-old signed the short-term deal in the summer and has since struggled to make it into the team, with Francois Hougaard the number one choice at scrum-half. The Munster legend has…

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LISTEN – 2017 Hurling year in review with Matt O’Callaghan

By Raffaele Rocca / December 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s National League campaign began with a disappointing opening down at Innovate Wexford Park. Davy Fitzgerald’s charges certainly got the rub of the green with regard to some refereeing decisions while referee Colm Lyons is unlikely to be on any Limerick fans’ Christmas card list. Wexford’s week two win over Galway all but sealed their…

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