Month: August 2018

Dundalk earn hard fought win over a spirited Limerick FC team

By Adrian Finnin / August 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Dundalk FC earned a crucial victory over Limerick FC in the race for the Airtricity League Premier Division title as a second half goal from Michael Duffy secured the win for Stephen Kenny’s men. The Lilywhites certainly did not have it all their own way as the home side put in a stubborn and impressive…

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Munster name starting lineup for opening Guinness PRO14 game of the season

By John Keogh / August 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster Head Coach Johann van Graan has handed debuts to three players for their Guinness PRO14 campaign against the Cheetahs at Thomond Park tommorrow. Shane Daly, Mike Haley, Arno Botha are all named to start, while new out-half signing from Leinster, Joey Carbery could make his debut off the bench. Neil Cronin makes his first…

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WATCH – Nash aiming for more opportunities this season

By John Keogh / August 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Young Munster starlet Calvin Nash got a taste of life on the wing last season with Munster and is looking for more game time in the 2018/19 season. Nash has been impressive each time he has donned the Munster red and is determined to take his chance when the opportunity arises as well as reach…

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Opinion – Goodwill after hurling win needs to be capitalised on

By George Lee / August 31, 2018 / 1 Comment

When the ball emerged from the goalmouth after Joe Canning’s free and the final whistle went, the pain of 45 years welled up in the eyes of Limerick People not just in Croke Park but right across the world. The wave of goodwill towards our great county reverberated right across the country and the world…

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Limerick FC face daunting task against premier division leaders Dundalk

By Adrian Finnin / August 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

  Limerick FC face high flying Dundalk at the Markets Field on Friday night in the Airtricity League Premier Division (kick-off 7.45). Limerick are currently ninth in the league and a promotion/relegation playoff looks most likely for the club with seven games remaining. In contrast, Stephen Kenny’s Dundalk are currently three points clear at the…

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Bringing Mathewson into the fold is smart business by Munster

By Tom Savage / August 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

There are few words in the English language that are sadder in a sequence than “Conor Murray is injured”, at least if you’re of a Munster persuasion or, around a test window, an Irish one. That’s the news that went public on Monday, with the news that we’ll likely be without Murray for the first…

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WATCH: Billy Holland talks building on “a few aspects” that need improving

By Jack Neville / August 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster kick off their Pro 14 season looking to build on two promising campaigns where they fell short to the eventual champions both times. This will be Head Coach Johann van Graan’s first full preseason in charge. Stalwart Billy Holland is hoping to build on the past two seasons and says the coaches have been…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown EP 54 with Sporting Limerick and Three Red Kings

By Jack Neville / August 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

With the Pro 14 season kicking off this weekend, Raffaele Rocca and Tom Savage look ahead to what promises to be an exciting season for Munster. We analyse the the impressive depth of the squad Johann van Graan has built in the province after what was an injury ravaged campaign last year. We preview the…

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WATCH – Van Graan speaks about Saturday’s opposition in PRO14 opener

By John Keogh / August 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster Head Coach Johann van Graan faces off against a familiar face when his side welcome the Cheetahs to Thomond Park in their opening Guinness PRO14 game of the season. Franco Smith is the new man in charge of the South African outfit and worked with Munster’s Head Coach when the two were part of…

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LISTEN: Treaty Talk EP34 with Sporting Limerick and Matt O’Callaghan

By Jack Neville / August 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

After the heroics of the Limerick senior hurlers in their All-Ireland victory, focus has now returned to the club scene in Limerick as the Senior Football and Hurling championships take centre stage once more. We look back on what has been a busy week in the football calendar with Adare, St Kierans and Newcastle West…

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