Author: Raffaele Rocca

Newcastlewest AFC and the Billy Daly Saga remembered in video

Newcastlewest AFC and the Billy Daly Saga remembered in video. In the late 1980s Desmond League side Newcastlewest AFC enjoyed a spell in League Of Ireland playing as they did in The Desmense. During that time the team had many locals in it and also featured players such as Des Kennedy, Al Finucane and Gerry Cussen who had previously played at the highest level with Limerick. Probably their most famous match was this one against Cobh Ramblers which came at the end of “The Billy Daly Saga” described as follows on the wiki of the club. During their spell...

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UL Vikings move to 5-0 with close win over Dublin Rebels

UL Vikings move to 5-0 with close win over Dublin Rebels. The University of Limerick Vikings American football team continued their unbeaten season in the Shamrock Bowl Conference on Sunday with a 28 – 22 win away to the defending champion Dublin Rebels. The Vikings got the perfect start scoring off the opening drive after a rushing touchdown from running back Adam O’ Mahony but failed to convert the 2 point conversion to leave the score at 6-0. The Rebels made an immediate reply and scored a touchdown of their own to level the score. The battle of the...

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Ladies Football Round Up

Ladies Football Round-up. St Ailbes Crowned Division 1 League Champions The 2017 Division 1 Senior League Final took place last Sunday evening in Knockainey.  It was a repeat of last year’s Championship Final where St. Ailbes were up against Ballylanders current County Senior Champions. Ballylanders opened the game with the first point after 3 minutes from Rosemary Rea. It took St. Ailbes eight minutes to really settle down before Paula Donnelly scored a point followed two minutes later with a goal from Stephanie Carroll. Ballylanders then went on to score 2 great goals by Kristy Carroll and Kathleen Martin,...

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Clive Woodward Explains How He And The Lions ‘Let Paul O’Connell Down’ In 2005

Clive Woodward Explains How He And The Lions ‘Let Paul O’Connell Down’ In 2005. Having managed England to World Cup glory in 2003 against Australia, Clive Woodward was handed the daunting task of taking the Lions to take on the mighty All-Blacks two years later. At the time, few would have been in disagreement with the decision as the Englishman was at the zenith of his coaching career. Twelve years on from what was a disastrously one sided tour, the Lions once again face a huge task aiming to win a tour in New Zealand since 1971. Further evidence...

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