Month: October 2017

Conway sees Red as 14 man Munster lose out to Connacht

By Luke Liddy / October 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

A 67th minute try from Tom Farrell saw Munster fall to a 20-16 loss at The Sportsground on Friday evening in their inter-provincial derby clash with Connacht. Simon Zebo gave Munster an early lead within five minutes, following a fine break and offload from Rory Scannell. Ian Keatley added 3 more points from the boot…

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Limerick FC lose 2-1 away to Shamrock Rovers in season finale

By Adrian Finnin / October 27, 2017 / 1 Comment

Shamrock Rovers overcame Limerick FC in a low intensity end of season clash at Tallaght Stadium. Early second-half goals from Brandon Miele and Ronan Finn were enough to see off the Shannonsiders despite under-19 graduate Colm Walsh O’Loughlin netting a consolation goal. In a slow opening period, the first chance fell to the visitors. Henry…

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Limerick announce the departure of John O’Flynn and Stephen Kenny after two years

By Adrian Finnin / October 27, 2017 / 1 Comment

Limerick FC have announced that veteran striker John O’Flynn (pictured above) and Stephen Kenny will leave the club following tonight’s match against Shamrock Rovers in Tallaght. Both players were instrumental in helping Limerick to the first division title last season with both scoring 16 league goals between them. A statement released yesterday by Limerick FC…

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Listen – Joy Neville set to make more refereeing history on Saturday

By Diarmaid Scannell / October 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Limerick referee has come on leaps and bounds over the past year refereeing some massive tie’s including the Women’s World Cup Final This Saturday, Joy Neville will take charge between Norway and Denmark in the Conference 2 North competition, but what makes it so unique is the fact it’s the first time a woman…

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LISTEN: Limerick’s Roisin Upton on Irish Hockey, funding and preparation for a World Cup

By Marisa Kennedy / October 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Roisin Upton has warned that Irish Hockey will need to secure funding if they are to continue competing against the best teams in the world. This comes as the women’s team prepare for their first World Cup since 2002, having learned of their qualification earlier this month. Upton says that the team have taken confidence…

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WATCH: Limerick FC trained this week ahead of their last game of the season

By Diarmaid Scannell / October 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC secured their top division status last weekend and this week the squad trained in very high spirits at the UL Neil McDonalds men were preparing for the trip to Tallaght Stadium on Saturday in what is to be their final league game of the season. The Super Blues trained at the University of…

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Limerick FC update – trio to depart Neil McDonald’s squad

By Luke Liddy / October 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC squad update – trio to depart Neil McDonald’s squad. Limerick FC have confirmed that forward players John O’Flynn and Stephen Kenny will leave the club, with the decision having been made not to offer the pair new contracts. O’Flynn and Kenny contributed to Limerick’s promotion back to the Premier Division last season as…

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Graham McCormack O’Shea to become professional Boxer

By Diarmaid Scannell / October 26, 2017 / 1 Comment

The Limerick native has announced that he is to turn professional with his fight pro fight in December. Graham McCormack O’Shea has confirmed that he will be joining the professional ranks of boxing soon with his first bought scheduled for December. The 29 year old will join the likes of Andy Lee, Jamie Power and…

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Limerick FC aim to end season on a high away to Shamrock Rovers

By Adrian Finnin / October 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC aim to end season on a high with victory over Shamrock Rovers in Tallaght. Limerick FC face Shamrock Rovers on the final night of the SSE Airtricty League Premier Division season at Tallaght Stadium (kick-off 7.45 pm). The Shannonsiders will be hoping to consolidate their seventh place position in the league with at…

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LISTEN: Adare county champions, hurling and football championship review & a look ahead at the camogie

By Raffaele Rocca / October 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Weekly Observer’s Matt O’Callaghan chats all things GAA with Sporting Limerick. Included in this week’s program is a look back at Adare’s fantastic county football final win as well as a general review of the football and hurling championships as a whole. Also in this week’s podcast, we take a look ahead at this…

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