Adrian Finnin

Limerick Junior Soccer mid-season review

By Adrian Finnin / March 19, 2020 /

With the forced cancellation of all soccer activity for the next two weeks at least due to the Coronavirus outbreak across the world, it will be a very quiet period in terms of sports reporting. As a result, we will undertake a review of the performance of each individual team in the PJ Matthews Premier…

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All Football Activity Suspended due to Coronavirus

By Adrian Finnin / March 12, 2020 /

All football activity in Ireland has been suspended until March 29 due to the spread of Coronavirus in the country. The announcement comes after the government instructed all schools and colleges to close until the same date. This will include a suspension off all training and team gatherings during this period in a bid to…

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Dave Rooney relieved at Treaty United’s Participation in Women’s National League

By Adrian Finnin / March 11, 2020 /

Treaty United manager Dave Rooney admits that it has been an extremely turbulent off-season for soccer in the city. In February, a new group called Limerick United was set-up to represent Limerick in the Airtricity League following Limerick FC’s demise. However, Pat O’Sullivan’s legal victory over the FAI caused complications. O’Sullivan had registered the Limerick…

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Fairview Defeat Pike with Dramatic Winner

By Adrian Finnin / March 8, 2020 /

Fairview Rangers continued their great run of form against Pike Rovers as Ross Mann scored a last minute winner to send the club through to the last four of the Munster Junior Cup. It is also the third time and third separate competition that they have knocked their bitter rivals out of in the last…

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Gaelcholaiste Luimnigh Lose out in All-Ireland Final

By Adrian Finnin / March 5, 2020 /

Gaelcholaiste Luimnigh fell at the final hurdle in the All-Ireland ‘B’ Final on Wednesday afternoon when they were beaten 4-2 by St. Paul’s CBS at Waterford FC’s Regional Sports Complex. The Limerick school began brightly and took the lead when Scott McEvoy pounced on a mistake from goalkeeper Dylan O’Toole to finish from am Eoghan…

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WATCH: O’Hanlon Hopeful Following Annacotty Defeat

By Adrian Finnin / March 1, 2020 /

Janesboro manager Shane O’Hanlon was happy with the level of effort from his side during Sunday’s narrow 2-1 loss to Annacotty in the PJ Matthews Premier League. Former Janesboro striker Shane Clarke put Annacotty 2-0 ahead before Thomas Lyons pulled a goal back from the penalty spot. Although Janesboro pushed hard for an equaliser, they…

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Annacotty Edge out Janesboro in Tight affair

By Adrian Finnin / March 1, 2020 /

Aisling Annacotty consolidated their top half position in the PJ Matthews Premier League with a 2-1 victory over rivals Janesboro on Sunday morning. With both sides level on points heading into the game, it was a valauble win. The home side started brightly and came close when former Janesboro striker Shane Clarke’s header forced a…

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Revised Fixture List for Limerick District League Sides

By Adrian Finnin / February 27, 2020 /

There will be a small amount of fixtures taking place involving Limerick District League sides this weekend with the LDMC making a decisive and early call to postpone many games due to the inclement weather we are currently experiencing. The LDMC are often criticised but in this case, they must be commended for the early…

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Limerick Interest in National Leagues this Season

By Adrian Finnin / February 26, 2020 /

Over the last six weeks, one would certainly be forgiven for becoming disillusioned with soccer in Limerick city and county. Legal battles, public disputes and criticism, premature press conferences and old regimes clinging on to power is a very basic summary of the pandemonium which has ensued since the middle of January. In the midst…

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Fairview Rangers Drawn away in FAI Junior Cup

By Adrian Finnin / February 25, 2020 /

The draw for the quarter-finals of the FAI Junior Cup took place in Abbottstown this afternoon. Limerick District League side Fairview Rangers were drawn away to Kerry outfit Killarney Celtic. Fairview defeated Pike Rovers in the last 16 of the competition. The ties are due to take place on the weekend ending 22nd March. Full…

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