Author: Luke Liddy

Matt O’Callaghan – “Limerick will have to be patient and see how the game develops”

John Tuohy’s side will need to be patient and see how Saturday’s game envelopes. Limerick face into the final round of the All Ireland Camogie Championship group stages against Wexford in Bruff this Saturday knowing that a win by 7 points or more will guarantee them a quarter final place. Speaking with Sporting Limerick, The Weekly Observer’s Matt O’Callaghan feels that Limerick have made life difficult for themselves following the opening round defeat to Offaly. “It’s that opening round defeat to Offaly that has really come back to haunt them. It would be very cut and dry going into...

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Guinness Pro12 release statemant regarding talks with South African Rugby Union

Guinness Pro12 release statemant regarding talks with South African Rugby Union. The Pro12 have released a statement regarding their talks with the South African Rugby Union, where the Cheetahs and Kings are expected to join from the Super Rugby Club Competition. Various media reports say a deal has been struck, however today’s statement from the Pro12 does not yet confirm this to be true but does state that talks are underway. “Celtic Rugby can confirm that advanced & positive discussions are taking place with the South African Rugby Union regarding the introduction of 2 teams into an expanded Guinness PRO12...

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CLUB Limerick National Hunt Race Day

CLUB Limerick National Hunt Race Day CLUB Limerick’s annual afternoon at the Races will take place at Limerick Racecourse on Saturday afternoon, 22nd July 2017 at 2pm, followed by entertainment with Atomic Chicken. Liam Ahern from Limerick’s Live 95fm will be the MC for the Evening and he will be assisted by a Racing Tipster. Entry fee to include admission, race card and reserved table for 10 persons is €1,000 or €100 per person. This annual event has been well supported by a number of Limerick GAA Clubs over the years. People may remember 2016 when the CLUB Limerick...

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Sam Barry faces into last 16 tie in Dublin

Sam Barry faces into last 16 tie in Dublin. Sam Barry will take on Tom Farquharson of Great Britain in the last 16 of the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown International Championships this Wednesday evening. The Futures event which is being held at Carrickmines Tennis Club began on Monday and has $25,000 prize money on offer. The Limerick man started the tournament with a convincing straight sets victory over fellow Irishman Owen Kirk. Wednesdays opponent, Farquharson also recorded a straight sets victory in the last 32, however, Barry should fancy his chances against the Brit who lies 1051 in the world rankings....

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Sam Barry set for Irish Open appearance

Sam Barry set for Irish Open appearance. Limerick tennis professional Sam Barry is set to take to the court for in the new AIG Irish Open Tennis Championships which returns to Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club in Dublin from July 22nd to 29th. The Ennis Road native was most recently in France playing an ITF doubles event, where he and American Peter Kobelt lost out in the final. The event forms part of the ITF’s Futures series, the men’s event has been played at Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club for many years and is the world’s second oldest tournament having first...

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