Month: August 2017

Watch – Limerick U21 Strength and Conditioning Coach Mikey Kiely – “The best cultures are player driven.”

By Luke Liddy / August 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick U21 Strength and Conditioning Coach Mikey Kiely – “The best cultures are player driven and that’s what we’re trying to achieve with Limerick.” Mikey Kiely has the dual role of Strength and Conditioning and hurling coach with the Limerick U21 hurlers and has had high praise from the management team this year. The former…

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This week’s Limerick GAA Fixtures

By Diarmaid Scannell / August 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

There are a number of fixtures across the county for the coming week, here is the full fixture list Thursday 31st August South G.A.A. Senior Hurling Championship Final Bruree v Kilmallock in Kilfinane at 6.30pm Friday 1st September County Premier Minor Football Championship Round 7 Rathkeale v Mungret/St. Pauls in The Bog Garden at 7pm Newcastle West v Monaleen…

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WATCH: Jeff and Kammy head up north to meet Peter Canavan.

By Diarmaid Scannell / August 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

In episode 5 of “Jeff and Kammy’s journey to croker” the pair head up to the Garvaghey centre in Tyrone to see the small line between amateurism and professionalism The Sky Sports presenters meet up with former Tyrone All Ireland winner Peter Canavan and talk about some of the tough training that has to be…

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Southern Kings announce captain and touring squad for upcoming Pro 14 fixtures

By Diarmaid Scannell / August 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Michael Willemse will captain the South African side for their first season in the Pro 14. Southern Kings head coach Deon Davids has named his 27 man squad for their upcoming tour up north as they face Scarlets and Connacht. The Kings face Scarlets first then travel to Galway to face 2016 champions Connacht. As…

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Limerick FC continue to impress in U15 National League

By Luke Liddy / August 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC cruised to a 6-0 away victory over Cobh Ramblers in the Under 15 national league on Tuesday evening. Filip Mostowy claimed a hat-trick, while Josh Quinlivan bagged a brace and Scott Kirwan claimed the other. Ger Costelloe’s side boast a 100\% record with two wins from two, his free-scoring side have claimed 10…

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Jerry Flannery – “Players and coaches move on all the time and you have to be prepared for that”

By Diarmaid Scannell / August 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

“Players and coaches move on all the time and you have to be prepared for that” Jerry Flannery says his side not affected by Erasmus’ departure. Jerry Flannery enjoyed a superb 2016/17 season as Munster’s scrum coach guiding his side, along with Felix Jones, Jaques Nienaber and Rassie Erasmus to a Champions cup semi-final and…

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Anthony Daly resigns from director of coaching role

By Luke Liddy / August 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

  Anthony Daly has stepped down from his role as director of coaching with Limerick’s underage academy, he had been in the position since December 2014, as reported by Jackie Cahill in today’s Irish Examiner. Daly was also acting as coach to for the Limerick minor teams working under successive managers Leo O’Connor, Pat Donnelly…

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Munster Senior Cup Redrawn

By Diarmaid Scannell / August 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Munster Senior Challenge cup had to be redrawn today as Thomond were included in the original draw but they will not be competing this year. Garryowen Shannon and Young Munster were all given home ties in the new draw against Dolphin, Cork Constitution and Highfield respectively. The first round also threw up some away…

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Upcoming Club fixtures this week in Munster

By Diarmaid Scannell / August 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

There are a number of friendly and competitive fixtures across the province over the coming days Tuesday 29th August                                                    Junior Friendly: St. Mary’s v Newcastle West, Grove Island, 7.30pm; Wednesday 30th August                                              …

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LISTEN: Matt O’Callaghan – “below par” Kerry no match for Mayo

By Diarmaid Scannell / August 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Matt O’Callaghan spoke with Sporting Limerick following the weekend’s All Ireland football semi-finals. On Saturday evening, thousands of Mayo and Kerry supporters made the long trip to Croke Park for a second time in the space of a week to see which side would book a place in September’s final. Before last Sunday’s semi-final between…

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