Month: February 2018

Limerick FC travel to Louth for tough assignment against Dundalk

By Adrian Finnin / February 26, 2018 / 1 Comment

Limerick FC will make the long trip to County Louth on Tuesday to take on Stephen Kenny’s fancied Dundalk side in the Airtricity League Premier Division at Oriel Park (kick-off 7.45 pm). It is a quick turnaround for both teams but Dundalk have had an extra day to rest following their 0-0 draw against Shamrock…

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Chris Cloete faces months on the sidelines following surgery

By Marisa Kennedy / February 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Munster squad returned to the High Performance Centre at UL today ahead of Friday night’s Guinness PRO14 clash against Edinburgh in Murrayfield (7.35pm). Following the 21-10 victory over Glasgow Warriors at a sold-out Irish Independent Park on Friday night, Munster travel to the Scottish capital for their final game of this block in four…

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WATCH: Ciara Griffin happy with Ireland’s progression in Six Nations

By Marisa Kennedy / February 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Ireland captain Ciara Griffin has said she is pleased with how her team have progressed as they recorded their second win in the Six Nations. Adam Griggs’ side scored five tries as they ran riot against Wales on Sunday. Griffin was one of four UL Bohs players involved in the 35-12 win in Donneybrook, including…

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WATCH: Full highlights of Limerick Camogie’s draw with Waterford

By Raffaele Rocca / February 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Watch full highlights of Limerick camogie’s Littlewoods National League Group 2 draw with Waterford to set up a semi final meting with old rivals Cork. The 1-9 apiece draw was enough to see Limerick through to the semis with their superior scoring difference. Video credit Camogie Association. Highlight: Limerick 1-9 Waterford 1-9 VIDEO: See highlights…

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LISTEN: UL’s Tom Morrissey – “Every time we went onto the pitch, we played for the team”

By Marisa Kennedy / February 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Tom Morrissey is hoping for further success in 2018 after winning his first Fitzgibbon Cup medal on Saturday with UL. The Ahane native was instrumental for Gary Kirby’s side as they overcame DCU by six points in Mallow. He becomes part of the first group to win both a Fresher All-Ireland championship and a Fitzgibbon…

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LISTEN: Gary Kirby’s post match reaction to UL’s Fitzgibbon win

By Marisa Kennedy / February 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

UL manager Gary Kirby has praised his side for their resilience in overcoming DCU in the Fitzgibbon Cup final last Saturday in Mallow. The 2015 winners went into the game as firm favourites with a wealth of inter county stars at their disposal but found DCU very hard to break down, with only a two…

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WATCH: Simon Zebo – “It was an amazing end to Musgrave Park but a sad one”

By Marisa Kennedy / February 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Simon Zebo has praised the Munster fans for creating an “incredible” atmosphere at his final game for Munster at the Irish Independent Park on Friday night. The province earned an 11-point win over Pro14 leaders, Glasgow with tries from Niall Scannell and James Cronin. Speaking after the game, Zebo thanked the sell out crowd for…

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WATCH: Highlights of Munster’s bruising Pro14 victory over Glasgow

By Raffaele Rocca / February 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster recorded a well deserved 21-10 victory over the Glasgow Warriors at Musgrave Park at the weekend to remain second in Conference A and cut the gap to top spot to 12 points. While catching Glasgow is still a tall order, the victory will no doubt set down a marker should the sides meet in…

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WATCH: Highlights of Ireland’s 6 Nations win over Wales

By Raffaele Rocca / February 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Ireland recoded a pulsating win over rivals Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday to keep their Grand Slam bid on track. In a game where Joe Schmidt’s side certainly didn’t have it all their own way, Wales had narrowed the gap to just three points with two minutes remaining before a Jacob Stockdale intercept…

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Leitrim defeat leaves Limerick footballers at the bottom of Division Four

By Marisa Kennedy / February 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Leitrim: 2-18 Limerick: 1-9 The Limerick footballers have fallen to the bottom of Division 4 following a 12 point defeat at the hands of Leitrim at the weekend. It was the third defeat of the league for Billy Lee’s men following losses to Laois and Carlow. The home side proved much more clinical in their finishing,…

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