Month: January 2018

Vital wins recorded by Limerick sides in the All Ireland League

By Luke Liddy / January 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Four Limerick sides claimed big wins over the weekend, with the two sides who lost out claiming losing bonus points. It could be a major turning point in the division 1A playoff chase as Young Munster claimed a 25-16 win over Clontarf in Castle Avenue. Gearoid Prendergast’s men now leapfrog Garryowen into 5th, as the…

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Limerick FC are convincing winners against Cobh Ramblers in pre-season friendly clash

By Adrian Finnin / January 27, 2018 / 1 Comment

Limerick FC played their second pre-season friendly against first Division Cobh Ramblers at the University of Limerick on Saturday evening and ran out comfortable 2-0 winners courtesy of goals from Shane Tracy and Billy Dennehy. Limerick were certainly the brighter team in the opening minutes and brought a better intensity to the game in comparison…

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Poor weather wreaks havoc on Limerick junior soccer schedule once again

By Adrian Finnin / January 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Due to persistent poor weather conditions for the month of January, a host of junior soccer matches in the Limerick District League have been postponed. A select few games including Limerick District League’s Oscar Traynor Trophy clash away to West Cork, have survived the harsh weather until Sunday morning at least. It is a vital…

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Mary I prove too strong for spirited Trinity side in Fitzgibbon Cup

By Jack Neville / January 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Goals from Corry cousins Brian and Michael as well as another from Corkman Tim O’Mahony would prove to be the difference as Mary I got their Fitzgibbon Cup hopes back on track against Trinity yesterday in UL winning out on a scoreline of 3-20 to 3-12. In wintery conditions on the 4G pitch in UL,…

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Limerick look to gain promotion back to Division 3 of the League

By Jack Neville / January 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick open their League campaign this Saturday night in Portlaoise against a heavily fancied Laois side who will be hoping for an immediate return to Division 3. Manager Billy Lee couldn’t have asked for a more difficult start as he tries to embed a number of new players into the panel. For varying reasons, there…

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LISTEN – John Kiely looking to get off to a positive start against Laois

By Luke Liddy / January 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick begin their quest back to Division 1A once more this Sunday as they host Laois in the Gaelic Grounds. 18 of John Kiely’s panel are competing in this year’s Fitzgibbon cup with many of them involved this week, while there are also a number of injuries to the side coming into the game. Kiely…

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Munster confirm Duncan Casey departure

By Luke Liddy / January 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

The province have confirmed that the hooker has completed his time with Munster after securing a contract with a club in France which reports suggest may be Grenoble. Casey has played 46 times for Munster and scored five tries since making his debut against Perpignan in the Heineken Cup at Thomond Park in December 2013.…

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WATCH – Munster Schools Senior Cup round 1 highlights

By Luke Liddy / January 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Another chance to take a look at some of the highlights from the opening round of the Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Senior Cup, as the sides now get ready for their last 8 ties. Video courtesy of Munster Rugby.

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Crucial weekend ahead for Limerick sides in Ulster Bank League action

By Luke Liddy / January 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

 The All Ireland League returns today with a full complement of fixtures down for decision from a Limerick perspective, with all games kicking off at 2.30pm on Saturday. In the top tier both Garryowen and Young Munster will feel as though they can still make a playoff run. Garryowen currently sit in 5th place, 4…

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Munster Senior Cup quarter final draw complete while Junior Cup times and venues confirmed

By Luke Liddy / January 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Munster Schools Senior Cup was made on Thursday with just one Limerick school getting the benefit of a home draw. Crescent College will host Rockwell College, while Ardscoil Ris, who saw off St Munchin’s on Wednesday, will travel to take on champions PBC. Last year’s runners up Glenstal…

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