Month: January 2018

WATCH – Conor Murray on what’s needed to secure victory in pool 4 showdown with Castres

WATCH – Conor Murray on what’s needed to secure victory in Pool 4 showdown with Castres. Ireland International scrum half Conor Murray looks ahead to Munster’s must win clash with Castres on Sunday at Thomond Park. Murray points out that Munster’s discipline must improve while he also points to the fact that the province are no strangers to high pressure round 6 European...

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Irelands Women’s Rugby squad announced for Six Nations with seven Munster players included

Ireland begin their campaign with a warm up game with Wales this Saturday. Ireland Women’s head coach Adam Griggs has named a 25-strong squad for Sunday’s Six Nations warm-up match against Wales at the CCB Centre for Sporting Excellence in Ystrad Mynach (kick-off 1pm). There are seven uncapped players named in the squad to travel to Caerphilly, including Galwegians duo Laura Feely and Edel McMahon, and Railway Union second row Aoife McDermott, in the forward ranks. In the backs, Blackrock centre Michelle Claffey, Old Belvedere’s Megan Williams, Railway Union’s Susan Vaughan and the UK-based Annette Thomas of Abbey Ladies...

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Limerick add further depth with Mark O’Sullivan and returning Shaun Kelly

Limerick continue signing spree with the addition of striker Mark O’Sullivan and the return of Shaun Kelly. Limerick FC completed their fourth and fifth signings in three days with the addition of ex-Cork City striker Mark O’Sullivan and the return of former player Shaun Kelly. 34 year-old O’Sullivan spent last season with Waterford United where he won the Airtricity League First Division title. O’Sullivan becomes Tommy Barrett’s fourth signing since taking the reigns at Limerick under a week ago. He joins Eoin Wearen, Conor Ellis and former teammate Billy Dennehy in signing for the club. The experienced striker is...

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Limerick FC with two more additions to the squad ahead of new Premier campaign as fan favourite returns

Limerick FC with two more additions to the squad ahead of new Premier campaign as fan favourite returns. Tommy Barrett has further bolstered his squad as the countdown to the new SSE Airtricity Premier Division season continues. Striker Mark O’Sullivan has joined from First Division champions Waterford while right back Shaun Kelly has returned to the club following a brief spell with Ballynanty Rovers. 34-year-old O’Sullivan who netted 12 league goals for Waterford last season, will add extra experience to the club’s young striking core. SIGNING: Limerick FC are delighted to announce the signing of experienced striker Mark O'Sullivan,...

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WATCH – Versatile scrum half Conor Murray on his kicking game

WATCH – Versatile scrum half Conor Murray on his kicking game. We’ve seen Conor Murray’s kicking skills on previous occasions with Munster and Ireland but last week the Limerick man shocked spectators as he landed three points from the boot from just inside his own half against Racing 92. It seems as though Johann van Graan trusts Murray to perform at a high level no matter what’s asked of him, the scrum half was even called upon for a lineout against Leinster on St Stephen’s day. Watch as Munster’s star man talks about his kicking game in the video...

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