Month: June 2017

UL Vikings set for home semi-final

By Luke Liddy / June 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

The UL Vikings have just one game remaining in the regular season. They were due to travel to take on the North Kildare Reapers this coming Sunday in their penultimate contest, however, the Reapers have forfeit the game. Attention now turns to that last game of the regular season against the Dublin Rebels on July…

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3 Lions who have played themselves into Test contention

By Jack Neville / June 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Players who have played their way into Test contention. With the final midweek match of the tour completed, Warren Gatland has been handed a welcome headache with the performances of a number of players in their 31-31 draw against the Hurticanes this morning. Iain Henderson After the 2015 RWC Iain Henderson was seen as a…

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Munster announce 11 new academy recruits

By Emma Needham / June 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Eleven new recruits that will enter the Munster Rugby Academy ahead of the 2017/18 season. Stephen Fitzgerald, Dan Goggin, Bill Johnston, Conor Oliver and Brian Scott have all been confirmed for Senior Promotion. With the latest intake brings the number of players to 20 in the Academy. Five of the new recruits are Irish representatives from…

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WATCH: Match highlights and reaction of today’s 31-all draw

By Raffaele Rocca / June 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Match highlights and reaction of today’s 31-all draw. Watch highlights from an exciting draw against the Hurricanes that included three tries from the Lions, with outside backs Tommy Seymour (2) and George North both crossing the whitewash. Video credit Sky Sports.   James Haskell post match reaction. Post match press conference. 

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South African weekly Rapport, claims Erasmus notified Munster of intention to leave

By Raffaele Rocca / June 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Reports from South Africa claim Erasmus has triggered the release clause in his Munster contract and will return to Boks. In an article published in South African weekly Rapport, it states that Erasmus notified Munster of his intention to leave two months ago, meaning he will have left the province in four months time and also claims that…

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Lions squander 14-point lead to draw with Hurricanes

By Raffaele Rocca / June 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Lions blew a 14-point lead to draw with Hurricanes 31 points apiece. With the war of words showing no signs of abating and cries of foul play emanating from the Lions camp, focus shifted today to Wellington and the Hurricanes. What unfolded was entertaining but ultimately infuriating as the Lions threw away a 14-point…

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WATCH: Limerick FC Highlights V St Patrick’s Athletic

By Emma Needham / June 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC Highlights Check out these highlights from Limerick FC’s 2-2 draw against St Patrick’s Athletic in the Marketsfield on Friday night. Video courtesy of Limerick FC.

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Matt O’Callaghan – “I think we’re going down there with a decent chance”

By Jack Neville / June 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

“I think we’re going down there with a decent chance” Limerick GAA fans worst fears were confirmed on Monday morning when Limerick were drawn to face Kilkenny in the opening round of the Qualifiers this Saturday evening in Nowlan Park. Cody’s men are entering at this stage with the seemingly invincible teams of the past…

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Hurling fans fears confirmed as Limerick to get Sky Sports treatment once more

By Jack Neville / June 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick to get Sky Sports treatment once more. Limerick travel to Nowlan Park this Saturday knowing their eason is on the line. Whilst it wasn’t the draw that many hoped for, the sight of the cats should be enough to encourage John Kiely’s men to give it their all. However, for the second consecutive Senior…

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Steve Hansen is not happy with Warren Gatland’s claims over Murray

By Emma Needham / June 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

New Zealand head coach Hansen hits back at Gatland’s British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has voiced his opinion on New Zealand’s tackling tactics from the first test on Saturday and he was not happy as he reckons that Conor Murray was targeted through out. On hearing these comments Steve Hansen was talking…

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