Emma Needham

Athletics Ireland RDO Lilly-Ann O’Hora talks about promoting Athletics participation

By Emma Needham / April 16, 2018 / 1 Comment

Athletics is just one of many sports competing for the interest of young people with GAA, soccer and rugby also amongst the biggest participation sports in the country. Limerick woman Lilly-Ann O’Hora is a Regional Development Officer and tasked with promoting the sport in schools and clubs in the region. Speaking to Sporting Limerick, Lilly-Ann…

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WATCH – Limerick FC V Cobh Ramblers Highlights

By Emma Needham / April 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Highlights from the EA Sports Cup Check out these highlights from Monday nights EA Sports Cup clash between Limerick FC and Cobh Ramblers in the Markets Field in what was a very disappointing night for the home side. Ben O’Riordan’s goal in the 90th minute was enough to knock Limerick out of the cup with…

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Bon Secours to host Sports Medicine Symposium at Thomond Park

By Emma Needham / April 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Bon Secours Health System to host Sports Medicine Symposium at Thomond Park. The symposium will debate the ethical dilemma facing coaches and medical professionals in determining the right time for professional athletes and amateur sports players to return to play. Leading experts from the GAA, IRFU, the English Sports Institute, Bon Secours Health System medical…

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Athletics Ireland to host Strength and Conditioning Workshop

By Emma Needham / April 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Athletics Ireland and Limerick Athletics are delighted to host a ‘Strength and Conditioning Workshop for the Young Athlete’ on Thursday April 19th at the Absolute Hotel. This workshop will be hosted by Fergal O’Callaghan,  Head of the Age Grade Department in Munster Rugby.  Fergal’s exeprience as an international rower and athlete,  has lead to 20 years of…

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Munster Squad named for Southern Kings clash

By Emma Needham / April 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster Squad Announcement Munster will take on the Southern Kings for the first time in the Guinness Pro 14 on Saturday at Outeniqua Park, George (7.35pm/6.35pm Irish – live on TG4). South African native Cj Stander will captain the side. Munster XV: Munster: JJ Hanrahan; Calvin Nash, Dan Goggin, Rory Scannell, Alex Wootton; Ian Keatley,…

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Three Limerick SHC games to be televised

By Emma Needham / April 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick Senior Hurling Championship games to be aired live Limerick GAA have announced that three of the Limerick Senior Hurling Championship games will be televised live on Eir Sport and Tg4 respectively. Round one of the SHC will take place on the weekend of April 20th-22nd where three of the games will be live from…

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Limerick Senior Hurling Championship 2018 Squad named

By Emma Needham / April 4, 2018 / 3 Comments

Limerick Senior Hurling team announcement The Limerick Senior Hurling Championship Panel 2018 has been named by the Team Management as follows : Manager: John Kiely 1. Declan Hannon (Adare) 2. Dan Morrissey 3. Tom Morrissey (Ahane) 4. William O’Meara (Askeaton) 5. Richie McCarthy (Blackrock) 6. Paul Browne 7. Sean Finn (Bruff) 8. Richie English 9.…

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WATCH – Zebo & Sweetnam carrying knocks and won’t play against Kings

By Emma Needham / April 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Check out this video by Munster Rugby of their squad announcement for their two upcoming Guinness Pro14 games in South Africa. Chris Farrell, Jaco Taute, Keith Earls and Tyler Bleyendaal did not travel with the squad as they are recovering from injuries picked up during the season so far. After touching down in Cape Town…

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Limerick Minor Football panel & backroom staff named

By Emma Needham / April 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Limerick Minor Football Team and Management has been named for the 2018 season ahead.   Limerick Minor Football Team LIMERICK U17F PANEL Name Club Ronan McElligot Mungairt Naomh Phol John O’Connor Na Piarsaigh Brian Howard Baile an Londraigh Kevin Walsh Baile Staibhne Paul O’Shaugnessy Baile Staibhne Colm Ryan Dromcollcoille/Beal an Atha Darren Kearns Naomh…

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Quarter finals announced for the 2018 Con & Annie Kirby

By Emma Needham / April 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

This Saturday night sees the Quarter Final Heats of this very prestigious event, together with the Long Poc & Cic Fada for members underage members to take part. Patrickswell GAA are hosting a fundraising night on this Saturday night as well. Here’s a full list of the greyhounds announced to race in the event. Full details on the…

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