Month: June 2018

Limerick FC reportedly agree to mutually terminate contracts of eight first team players.

By Adrian Finnin / June 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC have reportedly agreed to mutually terminate eight contracts before the beginning of the July transfer window. Last month, it emerged that the club were enduring financial hardship, citing the decline in attendances in 2018 as a major factor. Before the Bohemians league game at the Markets Field last month, a meeting was held…

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WATCH: Darragh Droog says Limerick will stick to the routine ahead of Thurles decider

By Jack Neville / June 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

WATCH: “I’m certainly one for not trying to change the routine too much”- Darragh Droog on the early throw in time. The Limerick minor team have an unusual 11.30am throw in time for this Sunday’s Munster final. With three of their four games thus far played at 12pm, there isn’t much change for the side…

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St Michael’s Rowing Club looking for further success at Fermoy Regatta

By Raffaele Rocca / June 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Hot on the heels of Cork Regatta last weekend, rowers of the St. Michael’s Rowing Club will once again make a trip to the Rebel County, this time for Fermoy Regatta on the River Blackwater on Sunday, July 1st. This sprint regatta, being less than 500m in length is a perfect opportunity to hone their…

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WATCH: Antóin Power “There is only going to be a puck of a ball in it”.

By Jack Neville / June 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

While there is great disappointment that the senior side will not be making an appearamce this Sunday in Thurles for the Munster Hurling Championship, the minor side will line out at 11.30am in the underage decider against Tipperary. It is Limerick’s fifth Munster final appearance in the last six years with four appearances in a…

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WATCH: Mike Prendergast “There is a lot of excitement but realism as well”

By Jack Neville / June 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

WATCH: Mike Prendergast excited by Stade Francais challenge. The former Munster scrum half chatted with Sporting Limerick about his move to Stade Francais as he joins the Heyneke Meyer coaching ticket for next season. Prendergast has spent time in France as a player with Bourgoin and also a coach with Grenoble, Oyannax and now makes…

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WATCH: Mike Prendergast “It’s been a huge huge year” on Ireland’s 2018

By Jack Neville / June 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

WATCH: “It’s been a huge huge year”-Mike Prendergast on Ireland’s superb 2018. The newly appointed backs coach of the Parisian outfit chats to Sporting Limerick about Ireland’s excellent 2018 season capped off with a 2-1 series win over the Australians. Ireland had to come from 1-0 down to engineer back to back wins in Melbourne…

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Limerick’s Roisín Upton selected for Irish Hockey World Cup Squad

By Raffaele Rocca / June 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Irish women’s hockey team will make their long awaited return to the World Cup stage this July in London, and today head coach Graham Shaw has named his panel of 18 players that will don the green jersey against the world’s best teams. Included in the 18 players is former Crescent College Comprehensive star…

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LISTEN:The Breakdown S02E42 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / June 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

LISTEN: The Breakdown S02E42 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings. Ireland made history on Saturday morning as they overcame Australia, 20-16 in Sydney to secure a first series win Down Under since 1979. We examine the series as a whole as well as casting an eye over a superb year for Irish rugby. While…

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Peter Stringer calls time on illustrious rugby career

By Raffaele Rocca / June 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Former Munster and Ireland scrum half Peter Stringer has announced his retirement from professional rugby today. The Corkman’s remarkable career began with Munster before going on to play for a host of  Aviva Premiership clubs including Sale Sharks, Bath, Newcastle and Saracens. Stringer last played for Worcester Warriors and left them in December at the age of…

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WATCH: Round 3 Qualifier draw made as Super 8s draw closer

By Raffaele Rocca / June 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Mayo will face a tough trip to Kildare in the All Ireland SFC third round qualifiers as they look to make the Super 8s. Following their loss to Galway in Connacht, Stephen Rochford’s beat Limerick and saw off the challenge of Tipperary at the weekend. Cavan and Tyrone meet in an all-Ulster battle having dispatched…

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