Month: May 2017

WATCH: Highlights of the Guinness Pro12 Final

By Emma Needham / May 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Highlights of Munster V Scarlet’s It’s not like there was many Munster highlights from this game but regardless of that, you have to admire the way the Scarlets play rugby. Nobody can deny that the Welsh team are deserving champions having beaten both Leinster and Munster away from home in last two games of the…

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Late rally not enough as Clare edge Limerick in MSFC

By Raffaele Rocca / May 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

A late rally was not enough as Clare edge Limerick in MSFC quarter final. Clare edged Limerick on a score line of 1-13 to 1-12 in Sunday’s Muster Senior Football Championship quarter final played in front of almost 3000 supporters at Cusack Park, Ennis. Billy Lee’s panel will not have to negotiate round one of…

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Munster Endure Aviva disaster as Scarlets canter to victory

By Raffaele Rocca / May 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster had another Aviva horror show as the Scarlets cruised to a 46-22 victory and claim the 2017 Guinness Pro12 title on Saturday evening. It was Scarlets second title and the first since their 2003/2004 victory. Defensive frailty is not something one would have associated with Munster this season by Scarlets repeatedly cut through gaping…

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10 Years on: How a Scarlets win paved the way for Munster’s second Heineken Cup

By Jack Neville / May 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

10 Years On: How a Scarlets win paved the way for Munster’s second Heineken Cup win After years of heartbreak, Munster Rugby finally got their hands on the coveted Heineken Cup in 2006, defeating Biarritz in Cardiff. Heading into the 07′ campaign, Munster for once were not seen as the underdogs, they were now the…

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Limerick captain Corbett excited by influx of youth

By Jack Neville / May 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick captain Cotbett excited by influx of youth Now in his second year of captaincy, Iain Corbett will be charged with making the new members of the Limerick senior football squad comfortable ahead of the Munster Championship opener tomorrow. Corbett is one of only 6 members of the current set up to taste a Munster…

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Limerick suffer defeat at the hands of Finn Harps

By Adrian Finnin / May 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC succumbed to a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Finn Harps at Finn Park on Friday night. First-half goals from Danny Morrissey, Ciaran O’Connor and Caolan McAleer provided Ollie Horgan’s men with the victory. Lee-J Lynch and Paul O’Conor scored for Limerick but it was not enough to prevent defeat. There was plenty…

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Limerick coach Kissane excited ahead of Munster Championship clash

By Jack Neville / May 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick coach Kissane excited ahead of Championship clash. Former Cork footballer and current part of Billy Lee’s coaching team with the Limerick footballers, Paudie Kissane is looking forward to Limerick’s clash with Clare this weekend. Kissane who was involved with the Clare footballers in 2014 will be hoping that his inside information could be the…

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Collision and breakdown Key if Munster are to prevail against Scarlets

By Raffaele Rocca / May 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

Collision and breakdown are key if Munster are to prevail against Scarlets. Former Munster scrum half Mike Prendergast gives his thoughts on Saturday’s Pro12 final. It’s very much a clash of styles as Munster who are the best defence in the competition take on one of most ambitions attacking teams in the Scarlets. With the…

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Munster looking for first silverware since 2011

By Raffaele Rocca / May 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster looking to claim domestic silverware since 2011 title winning season. It’s Irish-Welsh affair at the Aviva tomorrow as Munster and Scarlets clash in the 2017 Pro12 final. Munster will be looking to bounce back from a nightmare final agains the Glasgow Warriors in 2015 while Scarlets are hoping for their first title since 2004.…

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WATCH: Andrew Conway player profile

By Emma Needham / May 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

Player profile on Munster’s Andrew Conway. Check out this video from Munster Rugby on full back Andrew Conway ahead of this weekends Guinness Pro12 Final. Video courtesy of Munster Rugby.

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