Adrian Finnin

Attention turns to Munster Junior Cup this weekend

By Adrian Finnin / November 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

There are six games taking place in the Munster Junior Cup this Sunday as focus switches from the FAI Junior Cup. There is just one all premier tie with many lower league sides looking to create notable shocks. All games kick off at 11am.  Nenagh take on Ballynanty in Tipperary and although both sides are…

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Tough draws for Limerick sides in FAI Junior Cup

By Adrian Finnin / November 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

All six Limerick teams left in the New Balance FAI Junior Cup were given tough assignments in the last 64 of the competition. Five of the six representatives were given away games.  Arguably, Limerick’s best hopes and last year’s beaten finalists Pike Rovers were given the toughest draw as they must overcome St. Kevin’s Boys…

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Big guns escape shocks in FAI Junior Cup

By Adrian Finnin / November 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Ballynanty Rovers, Geraldines, Pike Rovers, Regional, Aisling Annacotty and Newport all made it through to the last 64 and ‘out of town’ stages of the FAI Junior Cup on Sunday. Last year’s beaten finalists Pike crusied to the next round at the expense of 2A promotion chasing Hyde Rangers. Striker Johnathan Grant accounted for four…

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FAI Junior Cup is the main focus this weekend

By Adrian Finnin / November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

The FAI Junior Cup third round takes centre stage in Limerick this weekend with six games taking place. It is the final ‘local’ round of the competition as the victors will advance to the open draw. Effectively, the clubs will represent Limerick as they could face any club in Ireland in the next stage.  There…

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Limerick FC’s relegation is a bitter blow

By Adrian Finnin / November 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

The FAI Senior Cup final between Cork City and Dundalk on Sunday at the Aviva Stadium showed the Airtricity League in a very positive light. There was over 30,000 in attendance and some great football on show. While the rest of the country enjoyed the occasion, Limerick FC supporters were questioning where it all went…

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LISTEN: Aidan Ryan ‘happy’ with Oscar Traynor victory

By Adrian Finnin / November 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick District League earned a 2-0 victory over Clare at Jackman Park on Monday night in the first round of the Oscar Traynor Trophy. Goals from Adrian Power and Thomas Clarke in each half secured the win for Shane O’Hanlon and Aidan Ryan’s side.  Janesboro Football Club are representing the league in this year’s competition.…

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Quiet weekend in Limerick junior soccer

By Adrian Finnin / November 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Due to the FAI Senior Cup final between Cork City and Dundalk at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday, there is a curtailed fixture list this weekend in Limerick junior soccer. There are three fixtures taking place on Saturday evening with all three beginning at 7pm.  Struggling Charleville host Geraldines and will be hoping to bounce…

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Finn Harps are triumphant as Limerick FC are relegated

By Adrian Finnin / November 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC were relegated to the Airtricity League First Division as they suffered a 0-2 defeat against Finn Harps at the Markets Field. The Donegal outfit won the tie 0-3 on aggregate as they defeat Limerick in the play offs for the second time in three years. Finn Harps started brightly and Mark Timlin was…

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O’Connor thankful for League of Ireland experience

By Adrian Finnin / November 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Former Limerick manager Noel O’Connor joined us to discuss his career with Limerick, Cork City and Wexford Youths. O’Connor was heavily involved in re-forming the Limerick youths team in the mid 1990’s and managed the side, producing many players who graduated to the first team and won the Eircom League Cup in 2002. O’Connor’s gradual…

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LISTEN: Tracy focused ahead of Harps challenge

By Adrian Finnin / November 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Long serving Limerick player Shane Tracy says the squad are fully focused on the 90 minutes ahead against Finn Harps. Limerick host the Donegal outfit in the second leg of the promotion/relegation playoff on Friday night and are aiming to overcome a 1-0 deficit. Despite the advantage the visitors possess, Tracy is confident Limerick can…

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