Month: November 2017

Limerick Oscar Traynor side lose out on penalties in Kerry

By Adrian Finnin / November 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

The inclement weather played havoc with the junior fixture list last weekend with all games bar the Limerick District League Oscar Traynor match and matches staged on Astroturf being postponed. The newly assembled Limerick District League squad travelled to Kerry in search of better luck in the competition. Limerick started brightly as Keith Mawdsley set…

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WATCH: Munster’s Jack Stafford in “Introducing the Academy”

By Diarmaid Scannell / November 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Academy scrum half made his first team debut on Sunday against Zebre In this edition of “Introducing the Academy” Munster’s newly capped scrum half Jack Stafford talks all things rugby from where he began playing to some of his best memories in the game. You can see the Wexford native’s full interview below. Video…

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Another mixed weekend for Limerick sides in the AIL

By Diarmaid Scannell / November 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Four out of the seven local side claimed vital winning points Garryowen, Shannon, UL Bohs and Old Crescent were all victorious over the weekend with some important points picked up in the lead up to tough December fixtures. Dublin University 28 Garryowen 37 Garryowen defeated Dublin University at College Park on Saturday thanks to a…

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WATCH: Highlights of Ireland’s win over Argentina

By Diarmaid Scannell / November 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

The win meant Ireland finished their November International fixtures with a perfect 3-0 record   Ireland defeated Argentina 28-19 on Saturday evening to secure a perfect November International record, following wins against South Africa and Fiji. Tries from the in form Jacob Stockdale, as well a Johnny Sexton notching up 18 points saw Joe Schmidt’s…

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Ireland up to third in World Rankings

By Luke Liddy / November 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Ireland have replaced Australia in third place in the World Rugby Rankings thanks to the Wallabies’ heavy defeat at the hands of Scotland at Murrayfield. The 53-24 scoreline resulted in a loss of 1.8 rating points for Michael Cheika’s Australian side, to leave them on 85.49 points – nine-tenths less than Ireland whose total stays at…

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Ireland set to host All Black’s in next year’s Autumn Internationals

By Diarmaid Scannell / November 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

The World Champions will be coming to Dublin next November   Ireland will face the All Blacks as well Argentina as their tier one opponents next year for the November Internationals. Ireland finished their 2017 season with a 3-0 whitewash of South Africa, Fiji and Argentina on Saturday in their November Internationals, and it has…

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An Ghaeltacht prove too strong for St Senan’s in Munster decider

By Luke Liddy / November 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick Intermediate champions St Senan’s suffered a heavy defeat to a classy An Ghaeltacht side on Sunday in the Munster Club IFC final. The Kerry side ran out 3-21 to 0-8 winners over their Limerick counterparts at Austin Stack Park. An Ghaeltacht were out of sight by the interval as they took a 2-14 to…

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Ireland Women’s Hockey World Cup Schedule Announced

By Luke Liddy / November 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

The official match schedule has been announced for the 2018 Hockey World Cup. Ireland will compete in Pool B against Olympic gold medallists England (GB at Olympics), USA and India. The Green Army will be the lowest ranked team in a challenging pool with all 3 of their opponents sitting inside the top 10 in…

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UL Bohemians shutout Railway Union to win top of the table clash

By Raffaele Rocca / November 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

The current AIL title holders will head into the Christmas break five points clear of the chasing pack following a hard fought 12-0 on the road against their closest rivals in Dublin on Sunday afternoon.   Bohs started well and had the better of the opening exchanges. Their work finally paid dividend when Laura Sheehan…

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WATCH: Joy Neville has been named as World Rugby Referee 2017

By Raffaele Rocca / November 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s Joy Neville was announced as the winner at the ceremony this evening in Monaco and received her award from former Wallaby captain George Gregan. The former grand slam winner said she was honoured to receive the award and thanked everyone who helped her on the way. Video credit World Rugby. Congratulations to Joy Neville…

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