Author: Marisa Kennedy

LISTEN – Sean Finn speaking at the UL’s GAA ceremony for 2017 All-Ireland winners

“The amount of people who won silverware just shows the success of the GAA club within the college”. Limerick corner back Sean Finn was one of 22 University of Limerick students past and present honoured for winning an All Ireland medal in 2017. Finn is a double All Ireland winner for Limerick, winning titles in 2015 and 2017 and a rising star on the senior scene, he also had the honour of captaining the Ireland U21 Shinty-Hurling side against Scotland this summer. Sporting Limerick caught up with the Bruff clubman at the...

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Listen – Tom Morrissey chats to Sporting Limerick at the UL GAA honours ceremony

Listen – Tom Morrissey chats to Sporting Limerick at the UL GAA honours ceremony. All Ireland U21 winning Limerick captain Tom Morrissey is hoping to leave UL with a Fitzgibbon Cup title. The Ahane clubman is heading into his third year with the college and believes that the new management team of Gary Kirby and Declan Fitzgerald will give the side a boost. Listen to the full interview...

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Cora Staunton move opens the door for others to follow

Cora Staunton move opens the door for others to follow. It’s something we’re used to hearing about in sport. A player, entering the twilight years of their career, decides to move abroad to earn a bit more money before they retire. It’s not a procedure commonly associated with GAA, and certainly not with Ladies Football. But then again, Cora Staunton is a player used to breaking out against the norm. The 35 year-old recently signed a four month contract with the Great Western Sydney Giants AFLW team, making her the first international sportswoman to be called up to an...

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LISTEN: Limerick’s Roisin Upton on Irish Hockey, funding and preparation for a World Cup

LISTEN: Limerick’s Roisin Upton on Irish Hockey, funding and preparation for a World Cup Roisin Upton has warned that Irish Hockey will need to secure funding if they are to continue competing against the best teams in the world. This comes as the women’s team prepare for their first World Cup since 2002, having learned of their qualification earlier this month. Upton says that the team have taken confidence from their performance in the World League in July, having only lost out narrowly to Olympic champions, England and Olympic bronze medalists, Germany. “It’s just finding that consistency and really...

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Adare captain Shane Doherty aiming to put final defeats to bed

Adare captain is aiming to put final defeats to bed. Adare captain, Shane Doherty insists that history will play no part when his side face Newcastle West in the senior football final this Sunday in the Gaelic Grounds. This is only the third ever time the club have found themselves in this position, having played two previous finals in 2002 and 2010, losing out on both occasions to Monaleen. However Doherty is adamant that the players won’t be dwelling on previous results on Sunday. “If you look at our panel, there’s only a handful of lads who were in...

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