Month: February 2018

Limerick’s Niamh Mulcahy nominated for WGPA February Player of the Month

By Emma Needham / February 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

The nomination comes after three fantastic games for the Ahane player which saw her score a combined 1-21 against Clare, Kilkenny and Waterford. Her side are now into the Semi-finals of the Littlewoods Ireland Division 1 Camogie League against Cork . Mulcahy is one of three players nominated for the award. She is up against…

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FAI postpone entire weekend SSE Airtricity League schedule due to adverse weather

By Adrian Finnin / February 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC’s Airtricity League Premier Division clash with Shamrock Rovers scheduled for Saturday evening has been postponed as Met Eireann have issued a status red weather warning for Leinster and Munster for Thursday and Friday. With the closure of schools and colleges as well as some work venues in Limerick, it was inevitable that the…

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Munster centre Chris Farrell out for season

By Jack Neville / February 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Chris Farrell out for season. Munster will have to do without star centre Chris Farrell for their upcoming Champions Cup clash with Toulon as it was confirmed that he will miss out on the remainder of the season. Following further consultation with the specialist it has been confirmed that Farrell will take no further part…

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WATCH – Tyler Bleyendaal on Arnold/Goggin centre partnership

By Jack Neville / February 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Sam Arnold (23) and Dan Goggin (21) made up a youthful centre pairing in Saturday’s win over Glasgow. The duo will need to continue to work on their chemistry following the recent injury to Irish International Chris Farrell. Bleyendaal says that he had already built up a connection with the midfield men by being paired…

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WATCH – Tyler Bleyendaal “I lent him my tee one day in training and that was the end of that”

By Emma Needham / February 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Tyler Bleyendaal is back in action after an injury last October kept him out for three months. Speaking at Munster’s press briefing this week, the New Zealander reflected on a hectic Ireland v Wales encounter in the Six Nations. During that encounter, Bleyendaal’s half pack Conor Murray landed a late penalty to give Ireland a…

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Munster sign full back Mike Haley from Sale Sharks

By Emma Needham / February 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

IRFU confirm that Munster have signed the Sale Shark full back. Munster Rugby have signed full-back Mike Haley from Sale Sharks on a three-year contract which will be begin at the start of next season. The English born Haley who is from Preston is Irish Qualified through his maternal Grandmother who is originally from Tralee…

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All Limerick Munster Senior Cup semi postponed following heavy snowfall

By Jack Neville / February 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

The all Limerick tie between last years runners up Glenstal Abbey and Crescent College Comprehensive has been postponed due to the adverse weather conditions that have hit Limerick overnight. The tie was due to be played at 2pm in the Markets Field but will now be re-fixed for a later date. An update will follow…

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Limerick FC are taught a footballing lesson by Dundalk in Oriel Park

By Adrian Finnin / February 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick suffered their first defeat of 2018 as they succumbed to an 8-0 thumping at the hands of Dundalk at Oriel Park. Two goals apiece from Patrick Hoban and Michael Duffy along with further goals from Robbie Benson, Stephen Folan, Karolis Chevdukas and Dylan Connolly compounded a miserable night for an understrength Limerick side. Tommy…

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WATCH – Tyler Bleyendaal ‘it feels great to be back’

By Jack Neville / February 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Tyler Bleyendaal made his first start since October following a lengthy injury layoff in the win over Glasgow Warriors on Saturday. The Kiwi out-half had been able to participate in training throughout his rehabilitation but is delighted to get back into the thick of the action on the pitch. “I was lucky because I was…

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Massive blow as Chris Farrell set to miss the rest of the Six Nations

By Jack Neville / February 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Chris Farrell set to miss rest of Six Nations. Chris Farrell is unlikely to play for Ireland again in this season’s Six Nations and will most likely be an injury doubt for Munster’s European Champions Cup quarter-final clash with Toulon. The Munster centre suffered ligament damage after twisting his knee during Ireland’s open training session…

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