Month: April 2018

WATCH: Mike Sherry “the second half performance was great and turned the game”

By Raffaele Rocca / April 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Garryowen man was back in the starting XV and captained the side on his 100th cap for the province during Saturday’s 24 all draw with Ulster. There was some superb performances as Johann van Graan made 14 changes from last weekend in Bordeaux. Sherry reckons that a lot of players put their hands up…

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WATCH: Rory Best says introduction of Archer & Kleyn made “massive difference”

By Raffaele Rocca / April 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Ulster captain Rory Best was chatting with the media in the wake of his side’s 24-24 draw with Munster at Thomond Park. The visitors held a 24-14 lead at the break but were unable to build on that during the second half. The result ends Ulster’s Pro14 ambitions but they may still have an avenue…

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WATCH: Munster and Ulster share spoils in 24-24 draw

By Raffaele Rocca / April 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

A late JJ Hanrahan penalty was enough to secure a draw for Munster and end Ulster’s Pro14 playoff hopes at Thomond Park on Saturday evening. The teams had vastly differing ambitions coming into the game with Ulster desperately clinging on to their European ambitions while for Munster it was a chance for some to lay…

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Big weekend for local rugby sides Garryowen and Richmond

By Luke Liddy / April 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Two Limerick sides face into massive games today as Garryowen look to reach their first AIL final since 2008 and Richmond hope to land their fifth Munster Junior Cup. Garryowen are in the Aviva to face Lansdowne in the Division 1A semi-final. Conan Doyle’s side ensured a top four finish in the division following wins…

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League Report Bray Wanderers 0-1 Limerick FC

By Adrian Finnin / April 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC earned a hard fought victory at the Carlisle Grounds on Friday night against Bray Wanderers as a second-half strike from captain Shane Duggan was enough to move Tommy Barrett’s side nine points clear of their opponents. It was a scrappy opening to the game as both teams looked to set out their stall…

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Six Limerick representatives named to face Ulster in Junior Interpro clash

By Marisa Kennedy / April 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Four Limerick clubs are represented in the Munster team to play Ulster in the opening round of the 2017/18 Interprovincial Series this Saturday. The side is captained from the second row by Galbally’s Brendan Childs, Munster’s Player of the Series last year. His club mate, Oisin Walsh is named in the back-row. Meanwhile, Derry O’Connor from…

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Mike Sherry named captain as van Graan rings the changes for Ulster clash

By Marisa Kennedy / April 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Mike Sherry and James Cronin will both earn their 100th as Munster welcome Ulster to Thomond Park on Saturday with Sherry captaining the side for the first time since 2013. It is an almost entirely changed side from that which lost out to Racing 92 in the Champions Cup semi-final last weekend. Only Young Player of…

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PREVIEW: Round two of the Limerick SHC offers up some tantalising fixtures

By Marisa Kennedy / April 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

The  newly structured senior county championship kicked off last week with results as expected in Group 1. Wins for Na Piarsaigh, Patrickswell and Kilmallock see them in the driving seat for a place in the knockout stages. The round 1 results means that it will be winners against losers in all of the Group 1…

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WATCH: Mike Sherry keen to learn from last season’s Pro14 final mistakes

By Marisa Kennedy / April 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Mike Sherry has said that Munster are hoping to learn from the mistakes they made during last year’s “deflating” and “demoralising” final defeat to Scarlets. The 29 year-old will be hoping he can earn his 100th cap when Munster welcome Ulster to Thomond Park on Saturday. Munster have already secured a home quarter final which…

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LISTEN: Treaty Talk S02E12 with Sporting Limerick and Matt O’Callaghan

By Raffaele Rocca / April 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Sit back and listen to the best analysis of round one of the Limerick Senior Hurling Championship as Sporting Limerick and Matt O’Callaghan look back at all the first round games plus a look ahead to a mouthwatering round 2. All that plus the best the best of Limerick GAA action over the last week…

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