Month: September 2017

Andrew Conway under no illusions about Cardiff task

By Diarmaid Scannell / September 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

The winger admits his side have a lot to make right after a poor outing last Friday. Andrew Conway started at full-back in Munster’s 37-10 loss to Glasgow last Friday night and admits that Munster simply didn’t turn up at Scotstoun and were made to pay by a physical Glasgow Warriors side. Speaking to the…

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WATCH: Pat Nolan chats with Limerick FC about his FAI Cup Memories

By Raffaele Rocca / September 29, 2017 / 1 Comment

With the big match only a matter of hours away, why not have a listen to club legend Pat Nolan who has fond memories of Limerick’s 1982 FAI Cup success. “It was a really tremendous feeling coming home with the Cup. It made you proud to be from Limerick, it made you proud of the…

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WATCH: Returning Lion CJ Stander gives his thoughts on Cardiff

By Raffaele Rocca / September 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Following a busy summer with Lions in New Zealand, CJ Stander is looking forward to his return to the red of Munster on Saturday as Munster face the Cardiff Blues. CJ sat down with Munster Rugby to chat about Cardiff’s challenge at the weekend. Kick off at Thomond Park on Saturday is at 1:30pm Video…

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Munster target David Wessels to join Melbourne Rebels

By Raffaele Rocca / September 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster target David Wessels to join Melbourne Rebels. The search for the next Munster director of rugby continues as one of the main contenders for the post – David Wessels – will now take the top job with the Melbourne Rebels in Super Rugby next season. ANNOUNCEMENT | The Rebels have named David Wessels as…

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Limerick FC bid to reach first FAI Cup final in 35 years with massive game against Cork City

By Adrian Finnin / September 28, 2017 / 1 Comment

Limerick FC make the short trip to Turners Cross for the second time this season to face Cork City in the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Semi-Final. The Super Blues are aiming to reach their first FAI Cup final since 1982, where Limerick defeated Bohemians 1-0 to lift the cup. Cork City are the holders…

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WATCH: Limerick FC’s last outing in an FAI Cup Semi Final

By Raffaele Rocca / September 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

With the big match fast approaching tomorrow evening we take a look back at the last time Limerick FC reached an FAI Cup Semi Final. A 16th minute goal by Scottish striker Eddie Annand was enough to give Sligo the win and they would go on to beat Derry 1-0 in the final. Obviously we…

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Nigel Owens responds to calls that tackling should be banned in Schools rugby

By Diarmaid Scannell / September 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Welsh official responded on twitter to make clear his views on the whole situation. In the last week professor’s have advised to completely remove tackling and scrums in schools rugby in a leading medical journal. Allyson Pollock and Graham Kirkwood, from the Institute of Health at Newcastle University claim that the fundamentals of the…

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WATCH: New Limerick Celtics star Matt St.Amour discusses his first few weeks in Limerick

By Diarmaid Scannell / September 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Canadian native has scored an incredible 110 points in only his first two games for the Limerick Celtics. Matt St.Amour has recently signed for Limerick Celtics as part of  the Sport Changes Life Victory Scholar Programme. The programme enables student athletes the chance to further their studies, while continuing to play their sports in…

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St. Michael’s Rowing Club launch details of Urban Run

By Diarmaid Scannell / September 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

St. Michael’s Rowing Club have announced details of their annual 5km and 10km Urban Run which is scheduled to take place on Sunday, October 8th 2017. The flat course is ideal for those looking to set personal bests as it starts on O’Callaghan Strand and makes use of the North Circular Road and scenic riverbank…

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Tommy O’Donnell expecting tough physical game from Cardiff

By Raffaele Rocca / September 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster will turn their attention to Cardiff Blues this weekend as the province faces into a crucial October including derby games against Leinster and Connacht book ending European game against Castres and Racing 92. The Saturday lunchtime kick off will also offer Rassie Erasmus’ team a chance to put right what was a below par…

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