Marisa Kennedy

Munster denied Pro14 final spot by classy Leinster outfit

By Marisa Kennedy / May 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

Leinster 16 Munster 15 There were no signs of a European hangover from champions, Leinster in the RDS this afternoon as they earned a place in the Pro14 final with a narrow victory over Munster. Johann van Graan’s men were left to rue missed chances and poor defensive errors as they were once again overturned by…

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LISTEN: Tommy Barrett – “Goals win games and we have to start taking our chances”

By Marisa Kennedy / May 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC manager has reflected on his side’s “frustrating” 3-0 loss to Derry City on Monday night in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. The loss leaves Limerick lying ninth in the table with a trip to Turners Cross to face Cork City FC to come this weekend. Barrett says Limerick missed just their chances on…

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WATCH: Johann van Graan weary of the challenge of “consistent” Edinburgh

By Marisa Kennedy / May 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster head coach, Johann van Graan is expecting a “huge challenge” when Munster welcome Edinburgh to Thomond Park on Saturday for the Guinness PRO14 quarter-final. Munster go in to the game off the back of a 24-point draw with Ulster last weekend. Sam Arnold was the only member of that starting 15 to retain his…

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WATCH: Munster’s PRO14 journey so far as they prepare for quarter-final clash

By Marisa Kennedy / May 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Preparations are continuing for Munster ahead of their quarter-final clash with Edinburgh in Thomond Park on Saturday. Munster finished the regular Pro14 season in second place in Conference A, two points behind Glasgow Warriors. This placing guaranteed Johann van Graan’s men a home quarter-final with Edinburgh confirmed as their opponents following Munster’s draw with Ulster…

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WATCH: Limerick disappoint at home as Derry enjoy three-goal spree

By Marisa Kennedy / May 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

It was a tough night for Limerick FC in Markets Field on Monday as they lost out by three goals to Derry City in the Airtricity League Premier Division. The visitors took the lead just before half-time through Rory Patterson. Limerick had chances to level the game but failed to capitalise for which they were punished…

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Nigel Owens to referee Munster’s crucial quarter-final clash with Edinburgh

By Marisa Kennedy / May 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Nigel Owens has been appointed as the man in charge when Munster welcome Edinburgh to Thomond Park for the Guinness Pro14 quarter-final. Fellow Welsh Rugby Union officials Ben Whitehouse and Ian Davies have been named as the AssistanReferees while the TMO will be Jon Mason. The winner of Saturday’s crucial clash will travel to face…

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WATCH: Highlights as Limerick come away with all three points in Bray

By Marisa Kennedy / April 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

WATCH: Highlights as Limerick come away with all three points against Bray Wanderers It was a successful night in the Carlisle Grounds for Limerick FC as a Shane Duggan strike earned them three points in the Airtricity League Premier Division on Friday night. It was a tough game for Tommy Barrett’s men with both sides…

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Six Limerick representatives named to face Ulster in Junior Interpro clash

By Marisa Kennedy / April 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Four Limerick clubs are represented in the Munster team to play Ulster in the opening round of the 2017/18 Interprovincial Series this Saturday. The side is captained from the second row by Galbally’s Brendan Childs, Munster’s Player of the Series last year. His club mate, Oisin Walsh is named in the back-row. Meanwhile, Derry O’Connor from…

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Mike Sherry named captain as van Graan rings the changes for Ulster clash

By Marisa Kennedy / April 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Mike Sherry and James Cronin will both earn their 100th as Munster welcome Ulster to Thomond Park on Saturday with Sherry captaining the side for the first time since 2013. It is an almost entirely changed side from that which lost out to Racing 92 in the Champions Cup semi-final last weekend. Only Young Player of…

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PREVIEW: Round two of the Limerick SHC offers up some tantalising fixtures

By Marisa Kennedy / April 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

The  newly structured senior county championship kicked off last week with results as expected in Group 1. Wins for Na Piarsaigh, Patrickswell and Kilmallock see them in the driving seat for a place in the knockout stages. The round 1 results means that it will be winners against losers in all of the Group 1…

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