Month: July 2018

All-Ireland League fixtures for 2018/19 released

By John Keogh / July 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

The fixtures for the upcoming All-Ireland League have been released and fans can look forward to some mouthwatering Round 1 fixtures involving Limerick teams. On their return to Division 1A, Shannon have been handed a trip to Cork where they will face old rivals Cork Con at Temple Hill. Elsewhere in 1A, Garryowen welcome Dublin…

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Celtic Park gets the nod to host 2018/19 Guinness Pro14 Final

By John Keogh / July 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Next season’s Guinness PRO14 Final will take place at the home of Glasgow Celtic the association have confirmed. It will be the first time that the showpiece game will take place outside of a traditional rugby venue on May 25, 2019. “Bringing our final to a world-famous stadium like Celtic Park is a truly historic…

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WATCH: Quaid’s save making waves across the Atlantic

By John Keogh / July 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

We all knew that Nickie Quaid’s wonder save was a pivotal moment in Limerick’s All-Ireland semi-final win over Cork but the Effin netminder’s stunning stop has also caught the attention of iconic American sports magazine, Sports Illustrated. The game defining save from Quaid according to the article was the “Sports Highlight of the Weekend.” Who…

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Sporting Limerick to livestream St Senan’s V Drom Broadford LSFC tie

By Raffaele Rocca / July 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Limerick Senior Football Championship Group 1 game between St Senan’s and Drom Broadford will take place tomorrow evening in Newcastlewest at 7pm. Continuing our support for Limerick football, Sporting Limerick will be there will full livestream commentary from Liam Aherne and John Keogh on our YouTube channel from 6:55pm. St Senan’s come into the…

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LISTEN: Ollie Moran commends Limerick’s “heart and commitment”

By Raffaele Rocca / July 30, 2018 / 1 Comment

LISTEN: Ollie Moran commends Limerick’s “heart and commitment based on unbelievable levels of fitness” Limerick beat Cork in an epic battle yesterday to book their place in the All Ireland final on August 19th. It took over 100 minutes of energy sapping action to separate two sides that come out off the encounter with huge…

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Two football games go ahead as club championships put on hold

By Jack Neville / July 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

With Limerick’s progression to the All Ireland hurling final, Limerick GAA have confirmed that club championship games in the county will be postponed until after the game with the exception of two football games to take place tomorrow (Tuesday evening). The games in question are the Irish Wire Products Limerick Senior Football Championship tie between…

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WATCH: John Kiely praises Limerick supporters “I can’t thank them enough”

By Raffaele Rocca / July 30, 2018 / 2 Comments

Immediately after Limerick’s thrilling All-Ireland semi-final win, manager John Kiely was quick to ask to supporters and media alike to give his players the space and respect they deserve as they prepare for a first All Ireland final since 2007. Kiely, however, followed this plea with a message of gratitude as he applauded the Limerick…

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WATCH: Limerick basketballer Nate Moore secures bronze medal for Ireland

By Jack Neville / July 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

WATCH: Limerick basketballer Nate Moore secures bronze medal for Ireland. Limerick Lions star Nate Moore secured Ireland a bronze medal at the FIBA Under 18 European Championship Division C in Kosovo with a three-pointer with 2.3 seconds of time remaining against Monaco. This bucket earned Ireland a 93-91 victory. The shot that won the game…

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WATCH: Declan Hannon “We’re a different group physically and mentally”

By Jack Neville / July 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick are back into the All Ireland final for the first time since 2007 after a classic 3-32 to 2-31 victory over Cork in Croke Park. After falling behind late in the second half, Limerick rallied to take the game to extra time before scoring a brace of goals in extra time to secure the…

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WATCH: “I take my hat off to them” -John Meyler commends Limerick display

By Raffaele Rocca / July 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

John Meyler didn’t hide his disappointment at full time yesterday after seeing his Cork side fall at the semi-final stages of the All Ireland championship for the second consecutive year. After holding a six point lead approaching the final ten minutes of the game, Limerick battled back to secure the win in extra time. Despite…

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