Month: July 2018

Live TV slot for Limerick FC’s trip to take on St Pat’s

By Luke Liddy / July 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Next Friday’s SSE Airtricity League Premier Division tie between Limerick and St Patrick’s Athletic will be shown live on eirSport. Tommy Barrett’s side travel to Inchicore on July 20 in 8th position in the table, just six points ahead of basement side Bray Wanderers. Limerick suffered a narrow 2-1 defeat at the hands of Derry…

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WATCH: John Kiely “We want to take another step in the championship on Sunday”

By Raffaele Rocca / July 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick face Kilkenny in Thurles on Sunday in the All Ireland Quarter Final looking to go one better than they did against the Cats last year when Brian Cody’s men ended Limerick’s ambitions with a three point victory in Nowlan Park. Kilkenny have had two intense battles against Galway while Limerick come into the game…

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WATCH – Ciara Neville runs season’s best time to progresses to 100m semi-final in Finland

By Luke Liddy / July 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick athlete Ciara Neville has qualified for the semi-finals of the 100m at the IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships in Tampere following a second place finish in her heat. The Emerald AC star ran a season’s best time of 11.54 just shy of her PB of 11.52. She finished up behind Great Britain’s Awuah Kristal who PB’d…

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Lee J Lynch set for another stint with Sligo Rovers

By Luke Liddy / July 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Lee J Lynch set for another stint with Sligo. Limerick man Lynch, 26, joins Rovers for a second spell having been with the club in 2012 and 2013. He will remain with the club until the end of the season. The midfielder departed Limerick FC for U.S side FC Arizona before the start of the…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown S02E43 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / July 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

With Munster well back into their preseason training program, we discuss what subtle and not so subtle changes we can expect to see from the team this year as Johann van Graan gets stuck into his first full season at the helm. We also look at how the work done in preseason can provide a…

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WATCH: Munster’s Denis Logan talks about preseason preparations

By Raffaele Rocca / July 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

WATCH: Munster’s Head of Athletic Performance Denis Logan talks about preseason. Munster are well back in the swing of their preseason with the players being put through their paces at UL again this week. Last season saw Johann van Graan’s side get to the Champions Cup and Pro14 semi finals only to come up short…

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Fixture details confirmed for Limerick’s All Ireland quarter final

By Luke Liddy / July 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

John Kiely’s senior hurlers will travel to Thurles for their All Ireland quarter final with Kilkenny this Sunday afternoon. The game will throw in at 2pm and will be televised on RTE 1. The sides renew acquaintances for the 12th time in the championship, their most recent clash took place last year with Kilkenny running…

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WATCH – Ireland 7’s secure Hong Kong World Series qualifier place

By Luke Liddy / July 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

WATCH- Ireland 7’s secure Hong Kong World Series qualifier place. The Ireland Men’s Sevens team were bronze medal winners at the Exeter leg of the Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series, sealing their place at next year’s Hong Kong World Series qualifier with one tournament still to go. Ireland are now guaranteed to finish as…

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Tennis in the Park Creates a New Tennis Experience in Mungret

By Raffaele Rocca / July 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Last Saturday and Sunday saw a new and fun filled tennis experience for many as Mungret Park in Limerick hosted Tennis in the Park, a novel sporting event. Coaches from CIAC set up pop up Tennis courts for two days, bringing the game to a new audience in a unique way. We had a really…

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Two Limerick stars included in GAA hurling TOTW

By Luke Liddy / July 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Diarmuid Byrnes and Aaron Gillane have been named in the GAA.ie hurling team of the week following their performances in Saturday’s All Ireland preliminary quarter-final win over Carlow. Gillane turned in a top attacking display hitting 1-6 (0-2 from frees) on his return to the starting fifteen while Byrnes rounded off a composed defensive display…

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