Month: August 2017

Jerry Flannery looking to add a new dimension to Munster’s attack

By Diarmaid Scannell / August 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster forwards coach Jerry Flannery is looking to improve upon his sides attacking threat this season. The Limerick man has pointed out where Munster were strongest in the last campaign but knows there is scope for improvement. “If you looked at it last year we’d a strong set piece, we’d a very strong defence and…

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Watch – Highlights of Limerick FC’s FAI Cup last 16 victory over Finn Harps

By Luke Liddy / August 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick take on Galway at Eamonn Deacy Park in the quarter-finals of the FAI Cup on the week ending September 10. Watch below how Neil McDonald’s side secured their progression to the next round with a 1-0 home win over Finn Harps. Video courtesy of Limerick FC. MATCH HIGHLIGHTS: #LimerickFC made it two home wins…

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Pat Donnelly on injured duo – “It will be the end of the week before we have any real idea of where they are”

By Luke Liddy / August 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick Under 21 Hurling manager Pat Donnelly has 2 injury concerns ahead of the All Ireland Under 21 Hurling Final on against Kilkenny. Cian Lynch and Dan Joy both picked up knocks in the County SHC last weekend. Donnelly says that it will be later in the week before the management team know any more…

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Conor Oliver

Conor Oliver Set For Shoulder Surgery This Week

By Luke Liddy / August 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Having met with a specialist, it has been confirmed that Munster flanker Conor Oliver will undergo surgery this week for the shoulder injury he sustained in pre-season. The Dubliner scored four tries in the last campaign during his breakthrough season with Munster. There was better news for Robin Copeland (shoulder) and Kevin O’Byrne (groin), both…

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Limerick Celtics Under 14 Girls Win National Invitational Tournament

By Luke Liddy / August 28, 2017 / 1 Comment

Celtics under 14 girls won their first title of the year in LIT last Sunday with some stellar individual and team performances on the day. Issey Leahy, Jodie Waite, Anna Odufuwa and Emily Dickinson top scored on the day for the Limerick girls but had backup from Sophie Ryan, Nia McInerney, Lucey Devoy, Issabelle Micks,…

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Listen – Post match reaction from Neil McDonald and Lee-J Lynch following cup progression

By Luke Liddy / August 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Post match reaction from Neil McDonald and Lee J Lynch following progression to the FAI CUP Quarter-Finals. It wasn’t a classic by any stretch of the imagination but Limerick FC managed to secure a 1-0 win over 10-man Finn Harps on Saturday in the FAI Cup last 16. Manager Neil McDonald was happy to eventually…

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Senior & Intermediate Hurling knockout places confirmed

By Raffaele Rocca / August 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

The semi and quarter finalists for both the Limerick Senior and Intermediate Hurling Championships have been confirmed after the weekend’s action. Limerick Senior Hurling Championship 1/4 Finals Parish rivals Ballybrown and Patrickswell will re-enact the 2016 county final. On that occasion Patrickswell cantered to a 19-point victory to claim their 19th John Daly Cup. Doon…

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Tom Tierney steps down after disappointing World Cup campaign. 

By Raffaele Rocca / August 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

Tom Tierney steps down as Irish women’s coach after disappointing World Cup campaign. Irish head coach Tom Tierney has stepped down in the aftermath of today’s 27-17 loss to Wales. It follows on from an extremely disappointing World Cup campaign where Ireland suffered defeats to France, Australia and Wales. It also has serious ramifications for…

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Limerick FC into last 8 of Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup

By Adrian Finnin / August 26, 2017 / 1 Comment

Limerick FC progress to the last eight after at the expense of Finn Harps. Limerick FC progressed to the quarter-final stage of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup as they defeated Finn Harps 1-0 at the Markets Field through a rare goal from left-back Dave O’Connor. In an opening period of few chances, Finn Harps…

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WATCH: Highlights of Munster beating Worcester 35-26 in final preseason game

By Raffaele Rocca / August 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster faced some familiar faces in their final preseason game before the start of the Guinness Pro14. Former Munster player Donncha O’Callaghan was named Worcester Warriors club captain for the upcoming season while Peter Stringer managed to get amongst the tries for the home side. You can watch full hightails of the game below as…

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