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WATCH: JP Ferreira’s first interview as Munster’s new defence coach

By Diarmaid Scannell / January 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Ferreira joined the province just before Christmas from the Golden State Lions This Sunday’s game with Castres Olympique will be the first time the new defence coach will experience a Champions Cup fixture in Thomond park, having already experienced two inter provincial derbies at the stadium over the Christmas period. Speaking with Munster rugby, Ferreira…

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Crescent defeat Clement’s 21-10 in first round of the Junior Cup

By Diarmaid Scannell / January 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Crescent secured the double over their neighbours yesterday, with the first win coming in the Junior Cup tie. Crescent College Comprehensive’s Junior Cup side faced a much stronger St Clement’s College side than their senior counterpart’s yesterday but still came away with a good 21-10 win in the first round of the competition. Clement’s looked…

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Crescent College Comprehensive secure impressive 31-0 win over St. Clement’s in the first round of the MSSC

By Diarmaid Scannell / January 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Crescent scored five tries in total in what were awful conditions in UL. Crescent College Comprehensive secured an impressive 31-0 first round victory over neighbours St. Clement’s college in yesterday’s Munster Schools Senior Cup. The game was delayed almost half an hour after a nasty leg injury to a Crescent player in the first minute…

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Castletroy cause upset in first round of Junior Cup as they defeat PBC in Cork

By Diarmaid Scannell / January 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

A huge upset in the Munster Schools Junior Cup yesterday as Castletroy College toppled 29 time winners PBC in the first round in Muskerry RFC. Castletroy didn’t get off to the best start as Darragh French got over for an early score which he converted following a ruck deep into the away side’s 22. The…

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WATCH: Some of Limerick FC’s newest signing Connor Ellis’ best goals

By Diarmaid Scannell / January 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC have today announced the signing of former Cork City player Connor Ellis The twenty year old has signed a two year deal with the club and judging by some of his strikes for Cork City in 2017, he will add some serious firepower to Tommy Barrett’s forward line. You can see all of…

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PBC secure quarter final spot after victory over Castletroy in the Senior Cup

By Diarmaid Scannell / January 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Pres started their defence of the trophy with relatively comfortable win over Castletroy College in Muskerry RFC in Cork. Sean French got the Cork school on the board with an early try which was soon followed by a second following a lineout in the middle of the field but both tries were unconverted and when…

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Munster Schools Senior Cup Preview

By Diarmaid Scannell / January 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

The first round kicks of on Tuesday January 16th January can often be a rather bleak month for students, having to face back into the daily routine of getting up early and going to school following Christmas holidays, it is also a month many students look forward too, especially when they have a half decent…

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UL Bohs player Ciara Griffin announced as new Irish captain

By Diarmaid Scannell / January 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Griffin will take over the role from fellow Bohs player Niamh Briggs. Ciara Griffin, who made her Ireland debut in the 2016 Women’s Six Nations against Wales has been handed the Irish captaincy by new head coach Adam Griggs. Griffin has been capped 17 times for her country, and was part of the Munster side…

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WATCH: Highlights from Munster’s narrow Pool 4 loss to Racing 92 in Paris

By Diarmaid Scannell / January 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster didn’t leave Paris empty handed however, securing a losing bonus point In the first ever Champions Cup fixture played in Racing Metro’s new U Arena, Munster will be disappointed to have not come away with a win following some neat play throughout the 80 minutes. Tries from Jean Kleyn, Chris Farrell and the impressive…

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Friday Night Lights at Liam Fitzgerald Park for first time as Bruff visit for 2C Limerick derby clash

By Diarmaid Scannell / January 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Thomond take on Bruff tonight in the only fixture in division 2C this weekend For the first time in their history, Thomond will host a Ulster bank league fixture under lights as they play host to Limerick and Division 2B rivals Bruff. The last time these two sides met, back in November, the soda cakes…

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