Month: March 2017

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Munster players in the picture for Lions selection

By Jack Neville / March 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

Lions Watch-Munster With Irelands Munster contingent returning to UL this week, focus will turn back to the European Champions Cup clash with Toulouse in less than a fortnights time on April 1. With many impressing in the absence of the Irish internationals, they know that they will be made to work in order to regain…

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UL must get past tricky DCU to reach O’Connor Cup Final

By Raffaele Rocca / March 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

DCU stand in the way of UL getting to the O’Connor Cup Final After an exceptional win over UCC two weeks ago UL will now go onto play in the O’Connor Cup weekend. They are into the Semi-final where they will play against DCU this Saturday at 1pm in Bekan at the Connacht Centre of…

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Making a case for a Munster Trio

By Raffaele Rocca / March 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

Is it time for one of Munster’s new backline heroes to be called up to Joe Schmidts Ireland squad? Tommy Bowe’s inclusion in the Irish match day 23 for the crunch match against the Welsh came in for a lot of criticism from the public, with many arguing that Bowe’s recent injury woes, compounded with…

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Glenstal Abbey take on favourites PBC bidding to win first Munster Senior Schools Cup title

By Raffaele Rocca / March 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

Glenstal Abbey and PBC do battle in Munster Schools Cup decider Glenstal Abbey face a huge challenge in the form of Presentation Brothers College Cork in the Munster Schools Senior Cup Final on St Patrick’s day in Thomond Park at 4pm. The Limerick side have never won the competition and it’s their first time in…

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Limerick FC frustrated by Finn Harps in disappointing 1-1 draw

By Emma Needham / March 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC and Finn Harps played out a 1-1 draw at the Markets Field on Saturday afternoon. Sean Houston gave the Donegal outfit the lead but Rodrigo Tosi rescued a point for the Super Blues. In a slow opening, it was clear that Finn Harps were looking to press high in order to put pressure…

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Limerick FC looking to get back on track with Harps in town

By Jack Neville / March 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC host Finn Harps at the Markets Field this afternoon (kick-off 2pm). The Super Blues will be hoping for a much-improved performance after a poor second-half display during the 0-1 home defeat on Monday night. Meanwhile, the visitors have enjoyed a successful week after a 1-1 draw with Galway United and a 2-1 victory…

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Ireland look to stop the English juggernaught in the Aviva.

By Jack Neville / March 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

Ireland look to stop the English juggernaut in the Aviva Ireland entertain England this Saturday in the Aviva in a game that was pencilled in prior to the Six Nations as a potential Grand Slam decider. For one team on Saturday there is a Grand Slam up for grabs, however, that team is the English.…

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Lee focused on Saturday’s Madison Square Garden Fight

By Raffaele Rocca / March 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

In the eyes of Andy Lee he says that he believes that his winning streak at Madison Square Garden will help him overcome his opponent this Saturday as the former world champion faces his first fight in sixteen months on Saturday. Heading into his 39th pro bout in his Career, Lee takes on American LeAndrae…

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Limerick suffer disappointing 0-1 defeat to Bohs

By Raffaele Rocca / March 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC suffered a disappointing 0-1 defeat at the hands of Bohemians at the Markets Field on Monday night. The only goal of the game arrived on the 50th minute through striker Dinny Corcoran. It was the second defeat endured by the home side in four days, both by the same scoreline. Limerick FC began…

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UL and UCC lock horns in second round of O’Connor Cup

By Raffaele Rocca / March 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

After an exceptional win over DCU St. Pats last week with a score line of 7-16 to 1-5, UL will now go onto play in their second round match of the O’Connor Cup against a very good UCC on Wednesday. UL opened this year’s campaign with strong performances from Louise Ward, Joanne Cregg, Natasha Gaughan…

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