Month: March 2018

WATCH: Highlights as Tipp edge Limerick in Thurles thriller

By Jack Neville / March 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s league campaign came to an end as Jason Forde fired two goals in the first period of extra-time as to send Tipp through to the 2018 league final. It was a cracking game of hurling and with the sides to meet again in the first round of the championship, both sets of supporters will…

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WATCH: Peter O’Mahony “One of the best performances I’ve ever seen from a Munster backline”

By Raffaele Rocca / March 31, 2018 / 1 Comment

The Munster captain and man of the match reflected on his side’s 20-19 win over Toulon at packed Thomond Park on Saturday afternoon. It was an atmosphere reminiscent of the good old days. The decibel level was raised and the on-field intensity followed suit. Munster managed the win with only 39\% of the ball, 40\%…

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WATCH: Johann van Graan “an incredible game of rugby between two great clubs”

By Raffaele Rocca / March 31, 2018 / 1 Comment

The South African reflects on what was a one of great European battles at the famous ground. Despite shipping a Chris Ashton try with 14 minutes remaining, the held their nerve with Conway popping up with the crucial score with four minutes remaining. Click below for the match reaction in full.

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WATCH: Andrew Conway turns on the afterburners for an epic Munster try against Toulon

By Raffaele Rocca / March 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

It was an absolute belter of a quarter final at Thomond Park this afternoon. The moment of the match was undoubtedly Andrew Conway’s try as he burned the Toulon defence with Munster’s European season on the line. The Dubliner etched his way into Munster folklore with one of the best ever tries witnessed at the…

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WATCH: Rory Scannell “This team showed incredible heart and effort”

By Raffaele Rocca / March 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Centre Rory Scannell gives his thoughts on the outstanding 20-19 Champions Cup quarter-final win over Toulon at Thomond Park with the centre delivering a superb display. The Dolphin clubman along with centre partner Sam Arnold turned in a trojan performance in the midfield to curtail a star studded Toulon mid field pairing. Video credit Munster…

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Munster edge Toulon 20-19 in epic quarter final

By Raffaele Rocca / March 31, 2018 / 1 Comment

“To go to places that other teams are not prepared to go” That was the mantra at the start of the week and never was it truer than in Munster’s epic 20-19 win over a star studded Toulon side at Thomond Park on Saturday afternoon. Adjectives couldn’t do it justice; pride, passion, commitment, bravery and…

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Limerick FC suffer third straight defeat against Waterford United at the Markets Field

By Adrian Finnin / March 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC suffered their third defeat on the bounce at the hands of Munster rivals Waterford United at the Markets Field in a game which the Suirsiders dominated from start to finish. A first half strike from Courtney Duffus was followed by a second-half penalty from captain Paul Keegan to provide Alan Reynolds side with…

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WATCH: Mike Prendergast gives his take on how Munster can beat Toulon

By Raffaele Rocca / March 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

The former Munster scrum half is coaching at French side Oyonnax who recently beat Toulon in their Top14 clash. Prendergast says Munster will have to be at their clinical best on Saturday afternoon if they are to get past a star studded and physical French side who have won the competition three times. Sporting Limerick…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown S02E17 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

By Luke Liddy / March 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Johann van Graan has named as strong a side as could be expected for this Saturday’s clash with Toulon. We discuss the the Munster team announcement and what the province will need to do to overcome what’s their toughest test of the season. While Toulon have also named their side, we run through their star…

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WATCH – Captain Peter O’Mahony calling for best performance of the season in front of famous Thomond Park crowd

By Luke Liddy / March 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Peter O’Mahony is no stranger to taking to the pitch against mega rich French clubs, he understands that any side with that many superstars in their team can hurt you on any given day. The captain says that his side must focus on themselves and on gearing up for their biggest performance of the season…

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