Month: April 2018

League Report: Limerick FC 0-3 Derry City

By Adrian Finnin / April 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC suffered a disappointing defeat at the Markets Field on Monday evening as Derry City ran out 0-3 victors thanks to a first half Rory Patterson goal and a brace from Aaron McEneff sealed the win for the Candystripes. Limerick made a bright start as Karl O’Sullivan delivered a cross from the right and…

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LISTEN – Paul O’Connell on future in coaching and definition of success

By Luke Liddy / April 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Paul O’Connell on future in coaching and definition of success. Rugby legend Paul O’Connell feels that taking a break from the game following retirement has stood to him as he looks to progress his coaching career. The Limerick man is currently part of the Ireland U20 coaching ticket and also at underage grade with UL…

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WATCH – Johann van Graan on possibility of Taute and Cloete featuring again this season

By Luke Liddy / April 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Johann van Graan says he’s happy with the progression of injured South African duo Jaco Taute and Chris Cloete. The pair have been long-term absentees for Munster through injury this season. The squad gathered in UL this morning with preparations commencing for Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 semi-final qualifier against Edinburgh. Following the round 21 draw against…

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LISTEN – Paul O’Connell says career ending injury was a “blessing in disguise”

By Luke Liddy / April 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Former Lions, Ireland and Munster captain Paul O’Connell says that playing out his career in the south of France with Toulon may have taken it’s toll on him physically had he not been forced to retire when he did. The Limerick man suffered what was to be a career ending hamstring injury in Ireland’s pool…

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WATCH: Highlights as Limerick come away with all three points in Bray

By Marisa Kennedy / April 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

WATCH: Highlights as Limerick come away with all three points against Bray Wanderers It was a successful night in the Carlisle Grounds for Limerick FC as a Shane Duggan strike earned them three points in the Airtricity League Premier Division on Friday night. It was a tough game for Tommy Barrett’s men with both sides…

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Disappointment for Garryowen and Richmond

By Luke Liddy / April 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Garryowen’s All Ireland League season came to an end on Saturday as they lost out 36-19 in their Division 1A semi-final at the hands of Lansdowne at the Aviva Stadium. Conan Doyle’s side were just two points behind their hosts at half time as they went into the break at 8-6, the light blues points…

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Hurley and Sliotar

Na Piarsaigh, Kilmallock and South Liberties maintain 100% starts to LSHC

By Jack Neville / April 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Two rounds in and Kilmallock, Na Piarsaigh and South Liberties all maintained their 100\% records in the Limerick Senior Hurling Championship. Group one sees the current champions on top courtesy of their superior scoring difference ahead of Kilmallock. Na Piarsaigh started off the weekend’s County Senior Hurling Championship action with a 16 point win over…

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WATCH: Highlights of Munster’s 24-24 draw with Ulster

By Raffaele Rocca / April 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster staged a second half comeback to earn a hard fought draw with Ulster in their final regular season Pro14 game. The result means Munster will now take on Edinburgh at Thomond Park next Saturday at 3:15pm while Ulster’s Champions Cup qualification hopes for next season are still unclear with a playoff against the Ospreys…

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Limerick search for first back to back wins of the season against Derry City

By Adrian Finnin / April 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC welcome Derry City to the Markets Field on Monday night in the Airtricity League Premier Division (7.45). Limerick have gained four points from a possible six in the past week and will be looking for back to back victories for the first time this season. Derry have been in fantastic form as of…

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WATCH: Johann van Graan “the draw felt like a win tonight”

By Raffaele Rocca / April 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Munster head coach was speaking with the media after his side’s 24-24 draw with Ulster at Thomond Park. While not happy with the result the South African was satisfied with how his side battled back from 24-14 down at the break and praised the impact of the bench. “I though our bench did really…

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