Month: May 2017

Limerick Combat Gym enjoys continued success

By Emma Needham / May 30, 2017 / 2 Comments

The Limerick Combat Gym. Limerick Combat Gym is situated in the Roxboro Community Centre and holds more titles than any other club in Munster ranging from Irish Titles, 4 Nations Titles as well as World and European Titles. Josh Byrne, Gillian O’Connor and Daniel McInery who recently were awarded their senior Black Belts. These guys…

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Shock switch as Deysel moves north

By Jack Neville / May 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Jean Deysel arrived in Ireland with a strong reputation from his days playing in South Africa with the Sharks. Deysel made 156 appearances for the franchise and was capped a further four times for his country. Deysel made a move to Munster three months ago and despite limited game time this season, he was widely…

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Six Munster players named in Ireland U20 starting team

By Emma Needham / May 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Ireland U20 side named for opening game. There are six Munster players included in Ireland U20 team that will play Italy in the World Rugby Under 20 Championship first game tomorrow (Wednesday) in Georgia, 12.30pm Irish time. The Irish U-20s backline includes Young Munster’s Calvin Nash on the left wing, while former Glenstal Abbey player Colm…

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WATCH: Limerick FC in Training

By Emma Needham / May 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

LFC Training Session Check out this video by Limerick FC of the squad training this morning up in the North Campus in UL. Manager Neil McDonald is getting his team prepared for this Friday’s game V Bray Wanderers in Marketsfield. Video courtesy of Limerick FC.  

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Q and A with Limerick FC Manager Neil McDonald

By Emma Needham / May 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Interview with Neil McDonald Check out Limerick FC’s part two video of the supporters interview last week in Jerry O’Deas Bar on Mulgrave street. Video courtesy of Limerick FC.

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Jaco Taute already looking forward to next year

By Jack Neville / May 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

The less said about the Pro 12 Final the better. Munster were simply beaten by the better team. Time to move on. For CJ Stander, Conor Murray and Peter O’Mahony, the Lions Tour will be a welcome distraction, as will the Irish Tour of Japan and The US for many more Munster men. For some…

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WATCH: Charlotte and Cathal interview Limerick FC captain

By Raffaele Rocca / May 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

OSC JUNIOR BLUES: Watch as Charlotte and Cathal interview Limerick FC captain Shane Duggan. Video courtesy of Limerick FC

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Lee happy with performance but rues mistakes

By Jack Neville / May 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick were beaten in the Munster Football Championship Quarter Final by Clare last Sunday by a solitary point. Limerick battled hard in the end to find an equalizer but it was a poor start that would prove to be detrimental to Lee’s side who never found the lead after falling 1-3 to 0-1 behind early…

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WATCH: Lions players sing Fields of Athenry

By Emma Needham / May 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Lions players belt out the famous Irish Ballad The British and Irish Lions players were at the Roundhouse music venue in London last night for a farewell dinner ahead of their tour of New Zealand where they will be flying out today (Monday) ahead of their first game on Saturday. Head coach Warren Gatland has…

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Media Reaction: Mistakes prove costly for Munster in Pro 12 Final

By Jack Neville / May 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Reaction from the Media: Mistakes prove costly for Munster in Pro 12 Final Munster were warned a week previously of the Scarlets attacking brilliance as they shook of Leinster with ease, yet no one could have expected what would happen at the Aviva last Saturday. The Llanelli side tore the much vaunted Munster defence to…

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