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Munster kick off preseason campaign with 32-28 win over London Irish

Munster kick off preseason campaign with 32-28 win over London Irish. In typical preseason fashion, Munster’s performance contained some excellent attacking phases but a few lapses in defences. It was however on the whole a positive showing with the home side outscoring the visitors by five tries to four. Some early pressure from Johann van Graan’s side saw Munster held up on a couple of occasions but not quite able to register the opening score of the game. That honour would fall the the visitors as a turnover in midfield was picked by centre Matt Williams who had to...

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WATCH: O’Byrne on “refreshing” Munster preseason

WATCH: O’Byrne says Munster’s preseason change-up has been “refreshing”. Munster head into the new season looking to make those crucial marginal gains that can turn the tightest of games in their favour. One final defeat and three semi final losses in the last two seasons have proved the province’s competitiveness up to a certain point. With that in mind, several of the coaching staff have spend time at other sports organisations over the summer months to pick up learnings that can be applied to Munster. Speaking at the first press conference of the new season, hooker Kevin O’Byrne says the...

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LISTEN: John Ryan “taking nothing for granted” with unknown London

LISTEN: John Ryan “taking nothing for granted” with unknown London. Limerick’s ladies football side confirmed their All Ireland junior football championship semi final spot with a dominant 6-10 to 1-3 win over Carlow last weekend. The win sees Limerick top their group and John Ryan’s side will now play London in a semi final on August 26th at a neutral venue. Limerick suffered an opening round loss to Derry but Ryan was happy with his his side responded. “After the Derry game when they beat us by a point, we regrouped on the Wednesday night, we had a good...

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Sporting Limerick and Limerick Post to collaborate on digital sports content

Sporting Limerick and Limerick Post to collaborate on digital sports content. Sporting Limerick and the Limerick Post are set to work together to bring you the very best coverage of Limerick sports across our print and online sections. With the evolution of sports news delivery and how we consume our sports, this partnership allows you to access sports content both in print through the Limerick Post and online via Sporting Limerick it happens, Every week we will bring you the very best content from Munster Rugby, Ulster Bank League, Limerick inter-county and club GAA competitions, Limerick FC, Rowing, Boxing, Athletics and much more. The late Tim O’Brien established the Sporting Limerick brand in the mid 1990’s with his vision to unite Limerick Sport under one banner, so as to provide Limerick with a world-class brand that would unite the City and County and show the world that Limerick was a place of success, a place of sports being a uniting focal point for all Limerick people and by extension a great place to live and work. When the brand relaunched itself having been taken on by Limerick Enterprise Development Partnership (LEDP) eighteen months ago, it was to utilise all the tools available through social media, podcasting, live streaming and modern media methods in a bid to establish itself as a reliable source of sports news for Limerick people. In...

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LISTEN: The Breakdown EP52 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

LISTEN: The Breakdown EP52 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings. With the new season just around the corner, we discuss Munster’s pre season preparations as Johann van Graan and his backroom staff look to build on the progress made last year. We also look ahead to London Irish at the newly installed 4G pitch at Musgrave Park as well as some new developments on our improved coverage for the new campaign. Click on the link below from some quality analysis and some exciting news for rugby...

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