Author: Adrian Finnin

Dundalk earn hard fought win over a spirited Limerick FC team

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 display at the Markets Field. The home side were missing up to four first team regulars as Shaun Kelly, Eoin Wearen and Killian Cantwell were all absent through injury and illness. As a result, Tommy Barrett set up with a 4-3-3 formation which turned...

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Limerick FC face daunting task against premier division leaders Dundalk

Limerick FC face daunting task against premier division leaders Dundalk   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 top of the table with a game in hand on closest rivals Cork City. Tommy Barrett’s team enter the game off the back of a 2-1 victory over Cabinteely in the Irish Daily Mail...

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High flying Ballynanty Rovers lead the way in the early stages

It was a disappointing weekend for the premier division in Limerick junior soccer as one game was abandoned, one team received a walkover and one game was a very one sided affair. Referee Nigel Casey abandoned the clash between Prospect Priory and Carew Park while Charleville did not fulfil their fixture with reigning champions Janesboro. Ballynanty Rovers hold a 100% record in the PJ Matthews Premier League after four games following an impressive 3-1 win over Regional United. Goals from Eddie Byrnes and Aaron Nunan sent the Northside club on their way. Manager Donal McGhee will be delighted with...

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Watch: Sheil confident Pike can compete on all fronts in 2018/2019

Watch: Sheil confident Pike can compete on all fronts in 2018/2019 Pike Rovers manager Mick Sheil is satisfied with the start his side have made to the season but feels there is more in his team. Pike have started with three victories and a draw in their first four games. They have overcame the challenge of Charleville, Carew Park and Geraldines while drawing with fierce rivals Fairview last Sunday. The Munster Junior Cup holders travel to Dooradoyle on Thursday night to take on Regional. Sheil reckons that the pressure will be on Regional to get a result following their...

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Listen: Limerick FC manager Tommy Barrett targets further progression in the FAI Cup

Listen: Limerick FC manager Tommy Barrett targets further progression in the FAI Cup   Limerick FC manager Tommy Barrett was relieved to overcome the challenge from first division Cabinteely in the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup on Friday night with a 2-1 victory. Goals from Conor Ellis and Barry Maguire gave Limerick a decent advantage before a late Kevin Knight goal gave the home side a late scare. In truth, Pat Devlin’s side should have equalised in injury time through centre-back Jack Tuite. Speaking after the game, Barrett was happy to secure the win. “Yeah it’s grand to get...

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