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WATCH: Munster’s new video will get you pumped for the weekend

By Raffaele Rocca / October 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster’s media department have outdone themselves this week with a powerful video as the team face into two huge European games.  No need for a big spiel about, just do yourself a favour and click on the link below. #WeRiseByLiftingEachOther https://twitter.com/i/status/1050470488324091905

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Williams at 9 as Munster name team for Exeter clash

By Raffaele Rocca / October 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster Head Coach Johann van Grann has named his side to face Exeter Chiefs on Saturday afternoon in the squad’s Champions Cup opener at Sandy Park (3.15pm, live on BT Sport). There are several changes to the side that were edged out by Leinster in the Guinness PRO14 at the Aviva Stadium last weekend. MUNSTER…

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WATCH: Earls happy with form as Munster enter critical European games

By Raffaele Rocca / October 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Keith Earls was speaking to the media during the week and was happy with his early season form as Munster head into huge European games away to Exeter and home to Gloucester.  Munster Rugby Press Conference, UL, Limerick 8/10/2018 Keith Earls Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne “Yea, I feel it is alright, I am getting there…

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WATCH: JvG on improving efficiency heading into Exeter tie

By Raffaele Rocca / October 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster enjoyed 65% of the ball and 68% of the territory against Leinster last weekend but still came out the wrong end of a 30-22 defeat.  Heading into this weekend against Exeter Chiefs, Johann van Graan and his side will need to improve their efficiency inside the scoring zones if they are to get a…

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Munster A name team to play Leinster A in crucial Celtic Cup tie

By Raffaele Rocca / October 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster A squad to face Leinster A in Friday’s crucial Celtic Cup clash in Donnybrook at 5pm has been named by Head Coach Peter Malone in what is for all intents and purposes a semi final.  Both teams have won five from five in the competition so far with four try bonus-points each, Leinster have…

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Something for the Weekend – Sporting TV Guide

By Raffaele Rocca / October 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

GAA Sun-Oct-14 – Limerick SHC – Doon v Patrickswell – 2pm – Sporting Limerick Sun-Oct-14 – Limerick SHC – Na Piarsaigh v Kilmallock – 3:45pm – Sporting Limerick SOCCER Thu-Oct-11 – Nations League – Israel v Scotland – 7:45pm – SSME Thu-Oct-11 – Friendly – Wales v Spain – 7:45pm – SSF Fri-Oct-12 – Nations…

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3 Limerick boxers guaranteed at least bronze in European competitions

By Raffaele Rocca / October 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

In an incredible couple of days for Limerick boxing all 3 Limerick boxers currently in action in Eastern Europe will be bringing medals home from their respective competitions. In Belarus Kevin Sheehy and Martin Keenan both secured medals yesterday in hard fought quarter final wins in the prestigious Liventsev Memorial Multi nations event. St Francis…

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UL Sport Eagles take on Fr Matthews at UL Arena

By Raffaele Rocca / October 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

National League Basketball preview This Saturday UL Sport Eagles will face off against Fr Mathews of Cork in a mid-table clash. Eagles will be looking to get back on track this weekend after a subpar performance last week. Coach Matt Hall said “I’m confident we will see a different level of performance this Saturday and…

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An Brú AC Athletics Notes

By Raffaele Rocca / October 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

Juveniles Xcountry Results held in Bilboa AC grounds, Cappamore, Co. Limerick last Saturday 6th of October. Great day in our 1st outing for the Cross Country championships in Bilboa.Out 1st for An Brú was Sophie O’Carroll in U10, Sophie ran fantastic and finished very strong.Next up were U12 girls of Libby Casey, Natasha Smiechowski, Ruby Collins. The…

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Welfare the ‘number 1 priority’ for Irish Greyhound Board as Trust fundraising continues

By Raffaele Rocca / October 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

Greyhound welfare and ensuring greyhounds have a ‘happy and healthy retirement’ should be the number one priority for the greyhound industry, according to the Irish Greyhound Board. The IGB today presented the Irish Retired Greyhound Trust – a registered charity operated and supported by Bord na gCon – with a cheque totalling €1,839.52 from fundraising…

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