Month: May 2018

LISTEN: Stephen Rochford expecting “tricky game” from Limerick

By Jack Neville / May 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Mayo manager was speaking at yesterday’s launch of AIB’s five year sponsorship of the All Ireland Football Championships. Mayo will make the trip to play Limerick on June 9th having fallen to Galway in their Connacht semi final while Limerick’s defeat to Clare sees Billy Lee’s side up against the All Ireland finalists of…

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Munster confirm pre season games against London Irish & Exeter Chiefs

By Raffaele Rocca / May 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster Rugby can confirm two pre-season games for Irish Independent Park in August ahead of the 2018/19 campaign. Declan Kidney’s London Irish come to Cork on Friday, August 17, and Premiership runners-up Exeter Chiefs visit for a first-ever meeting between the sides on Friday, August 24. Both matches kick off at 7.30pm. The games will…

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Garryowen’s Diarmuid Barron and Young Munster’s Dan Hurley start for Ireland U20s World Cup Opener

By Raffaele Rocca / May 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Head Coach Noel McNamara has named the Ireland U20 side, sponsored by PwC, to face hosts France tomorrow night, in Ireland’s opening pool game of the World Rugby U20s Championships. Jack Aungier pack down with hooker Diarmuid Barron. Barron is one of six players included who is appearing at the U20 World Championships for a…

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Limerick ladies pick up All Stars at National League Awards

By Jack Neville / May 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

The three members of the Limerick Ladies football team who were selected on the 2018 Lidl Ireland Division 4 team of the National League received their awards last Friday in a banquet in Croke Park. Well underway @CrokePark for the 2018 @lidl_ireland Team of the League awards !! #SeriousSupport pic.twitter.com/tuLcnmUA5S — Ladies Football (@LadiesFootball) May…

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Limerick LGFA launch new look summer camps

By Jack Neville / May 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick LGFA are delighted to launch the new look Limerick LGFA – Peil4Girls Summer Camps 2018. The Peil4Girls Gaelic Football Summer Camps provide our Limerick girls with an action-packed, fun-filled 2 days of Girls Gaelic Football activity during the summer holidays. Activities are player-centred with a strong emphasis being placed on enhancing Gaelic Football skills…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown S02E34 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / May 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Leinster copper fastened their status as the best European club side as they added the Pro14 title to their Champions Cup title with a 40-32 win over the Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium at the weekend. We look back at Saturday’s final and examine how Leinster’s attacking threat and relentless defence set the foundations for…

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Granville Rangers to wind up at the end of the month

By Raffaele Rocca / May 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Founded in 1975 the club confirmed via a statement on social media that it will cease to exist at the end of the month. The statement cited a failure to fill key administrative positions within the club following the resignation of several long term club officers. The statement issued via the club’s facebook page confirmed the…

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Excellent weekend for Ciara Neville in Belgium

By Luke Liddy / May 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Emerald AC athlete Ciara Neville was in top form at the at the IFAM meeting in Oordegem, Belgium this weekend. The Castletroy College student ran 11.63 (+0.8) to achieve World Junior A standard in the 100m. While she went even better in the 4x100m relay alongside Gina Akpe-Moses (Blackrock-Louth) Molly Scott (SLOT) and Rhasidat Adeleke (Tallaght) to record a…

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Limerick footballers host Mayo in SFC Qualifier tie

By Luke Liddy / May 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Billy Lee’s side will face the All-Ireland runners up from the past two seasons on the weekend of June 9/10 at the Gaelic Grounds in a game that should draw a bumper crowd to the Ennis Road venue. Mayo will be hot favourites to see off Division 4 side Limerick who were comprehensively beaten by…

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WATCH – Garryowen hooker Diarmuid Barron talks Junior World Cup

By Luke Liddy / May 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Cashel man received a late call up to the squad for last years competition but fractured his thumb 20 minutes into the tournament opener. This year the light blues front rower has had plenty of notice and with first choice hooker Ronan Kelleher out on the Junior World Cup through injury it should open the…

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