Month: January 2018

Limerick FC’s Barry Cotter signs deal with Ispwich

By Raffaele Rocca / January 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick right back Barry Cotter has finalised his move to English Championship side Ipswich Town. https://twitter.com/Official\_ITFC/status/958794337432883200 The versatile 19 year old who can also operate at centre back made 11 appearances with Limerick FC last year. Ipswich Town managed by former Ireland manager Mick McCarthy currently sit in 12th place in the Championship table on…

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Disappointment for Limerick sides in Munster Schools Junior Cup

By Luke Liddy / January 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Both Crescent College Comprehensive and Castletroy College lost out in their respective Munster Schools Junior Cup quarter-final ties against Cork opposition at the 4G pitch in UL today. Castletroy were unlucky to lose out courtesy of a last stich penalty from Bandon Grammar who went on to record a 17-15 win, following a competitive back…

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Munster squad update – Dave Kilcoyne progessing positively

By Luke Liddy / January 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Munster squad returned to training in the High Performance Centre at UL today ahead of the Guinness PRO14 clash against Zebre at Thomond Park on Saturday, February 10. A number of senior and Greencore Munster Rugby Academy players were in All Ireland League action for their clubs last weekend. Senior player Dan Goggin, who…

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Niamh Briggs makes competitive return in new look Ireland side

By Luke Liddy / January 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Ireland Women’s team has been named for the oepning match of the Women’s Six Nations against France in Satde Ernest Wallon on Saturday night. Head Coach, Adam Griggs has included one new cap in the starting XV with Megan Williams coming into the side. Williams is named in the back three alongside Kim Flood,…

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Garryowen, UL Bohemians and UCC players amongst Irish U20s XV to face France

By Raffaele Rocca / January 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Irish U20s coach Noel McNamara has named nine new caps in his team to face France in the Six Nations opener in Brive on Friday night [KO 8pm Irish time, RTÉ 2]. The side sees three Munster players selected with Garryowen’s David McCarthy at centre, UL Bohemian’s James McCarthy on the wing and the only…

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UL pass CIT test to advance in Sigerson Cup

By Jack Neville / January 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

UL made it through to the last eight of the Sigerson Cup with a well deserved 2-13 to 1-11 victory over CIT on the UL grounds. They will now face the winners of UUJ and St Marys University who play today. The Limerick college started the brighter and had the first two points of the…

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Limerick FC Women’s confirm manager ahead of 2018 season

By Luke Liddy / January 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC have announced Dave Rooney as manager of their Women’s National League team. Rooney has been working with Nenagh for the past ten years, and has been involved with the Irish international setup. Limerick will begin their league campaign with the visit of Kilkenny, followed by a Munster Derby against FAI Cup holders Cork…

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Munster face Good Friday quarter final with Leinster

By Raffaele Rocca / January 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster face Good Friday quarter final with Leinster. Munster A will travel to face Leinster A in the British and Irish Cup quarter-finals on Good Friday, March 30, at Donnybrook (3pm). Elite Player Development Manager and Munster A Head Coach Peter Malone led Munster A to five wins from six pool games and is looking…

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WATCH: Chiedozie Ogbene speaks to Limerick FC about his Brentford move

By Raffaele Rocca / January 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

The winger spoke to Limerick FC about his time with the club and thanked the caching staff for their help in making him a better player. He also thanked the fans for their support during the season. In a statement on their Facebook page Limerick FC said “#LimerickFC wish to place on record its thanks…

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Chiedozie Ogbene completes move to Championship side Brentford FC

By Raffaele Rocca / January 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Ogbene makes move to Brentford ahead of start of SSE Airtricity season. Limerick will have to negotiate their 2018 league campaign with out the services of winger Chiedozie Ogbene who has signed for English Championship side Brentford FC. The West London club announced the signing of Nigerian-born Irish attacker on their website today for an undisclosed…

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