Month: January 2018

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UL begin Sigerson Cup campaign against CIT

By Jack Neville / January 30, 2018 / 1 Comment

Once again University of Limerick are the county’s sole representative in the Sigerson Cup. UL kick of their campaign by welcoming CIT to UL this Tuesday at 2pm. Unlike the Fitzgibbon Cup, the Sigerson is run on a straight knockout basis, so defeat for UL will mean they exit the competition at the first hurdle.…

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WATCH: Eric Kinder returns to England following spell with Limerick FC

By Raffaele Rocca / January 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Eric Kinder returns to England following spell with Limerick FC. Eric Kinder has return to England having left his role at Limerick FC. Kinder joined the Shannonsiders as Assistant Manager last season and helped oversee the transitional period leading up to the appointment of Tommy Barrett as first-team Manager. Speaking to Limerick FC, Kinder said:…

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WATCH – Ardscoil Ris progress to Harty Cup Final

By Luke Liddy / January 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

A chance to look back on Saturday’s Harty Cup semi-final clash between Ardscoil Ris and CBC as the Limerick side edged out thei Cork counterparts in an entertaining back and forth game in Mallow. Ardscoil went on the claim a 0-17 to 2-18 win and reached their fifth Harty Cup decider.

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Ciara Neville lands impressive 60m win at Indoor U23 Championships

By Luke Liddy / January 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Ciara Neville (Emerald) starred in Athlone with a fine performance at the Irish Life Health Junior and U23 Championships on Sunday, as she claimed first place in the junior women’s 60m in 7.34. Neville’s time was a new Championship Best Performance and just four one hundredths shy of the World Indoor qualifying time of 7.30…

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Limerick stage fightback to earn deserved point against Carlow

By Raffaele Rocca / January 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s ladies footballers claim a draw in league opener against Carlow.  Limerick made the journey to the Centre of Excellent in Fenagh to take on Carlow in Round 1 of the Lidl National Football League. A minute silence was observed at the start of the game in memory of Limerick’s Dolores O’Riordan and Carlow’s Tommy…

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Limerick slip to opening round defeat as Laois footballers prove too strong

By Raffaele Rocca / January 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

It was not the start Billy Lee would have wanted for his side as Limerick fell to a 2-12 to 0-9 points defeat in O’Moore Park on Saturday evening. However the Limerick manager can take some consolation from the fact that for the majority of this game, his young Limerick side were within touching distance…

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Limerick duo included in Irish women’s hockey squad as World Cup preperation continues

By Luke Liddy / January 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Roisin Upton and Rebecca Barry have been included in Graham Shaw’s squad for Ireland’s upcoming four match test series with Spain, who are currently ranked 11th in the world. The series will be the first international fixtures of the year for the Green Army following a fitness block in training and Shaw has elected to…

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Grenoble confirm Duncan Casey signing

By Luke Liddy / January 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

The 26-year-old Irish hooker has passed his medical exams. He is therefore committed with the FCG as medical joker of Arnaud Heguy. Irish under 20 international, Casey, has played 52 games with Munster since 2013. The Shannon clubman has struggled with injury throughout his career and has made the move to France in search of…

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Limerick begin league campaign with ten-point win over Laois

By Raffaele Rocca / January 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

As expected Limerick got their Allianz National League campaign off to a wining start with a 1-25 to 0-18 win over Laois at the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday afternoon. Patrickwell’s Aaron Gillane was Limerick’s top scorer accounting for eleven points from both open play and placed ball as John Kiely’s side made a solid start…

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UL Bohemian Women’s side continue AIL dominance with another bonus point win

By Luke Liddy / January 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

UL Bohemian claimed a facile 53-5 win over Galwegians at the weekend as the defending champions continued their run at the top of the table. The game was moved from Galway to the 4G pitch in UL due to the weather conditions and the artificial surface certainly did the western side no favours as the…

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