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FAI Junior Cup fever hits Limerick this weekend

By Adrian Finnin / November 25, 2019 /

Four Limerick District League Premier Division sides will take to the field on Sunday afternoon in the FAI Junior Cup in a bid to reach the last 32 of the competition. They will be joined Limerick Desmond League side Carrig Celtic. All games involving Limerick sides will begin at 2pm. Pike Rovers were due to…

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League Action Returns in Limerick District Premier Division

By Adrian Finnin / November 22, 2019 /

Following last week’s flurry of FAI Junior Cup action, attention returns to the Limerick District League Premier Division this week with four games taking place on Sunday morning and afternoon. Also, the Tuohy Cup contest between Prospect Priory and Nenagh, which was due to take place a fortnight ago, is to be decided tonight at…

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Williams can Prove Vital on Two Fronts for Pike

By Adrian Finnin / November 21, 2019 /

Pike Rovers player-manager Robbie Williams has had a positive start to life at the club following his appointment at the end of August. Following the sudden departure of former manager Mick Sheil, many feared that it would have an adverse effect on Pike’s fortunes. Sheil had set high standards at the club and although the…

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Pike Overcome Ballynanty with Controlled Display

By Adrian Finnin / November 17, 2019 /

Pike Rovers made it through to the fifth round of the FAI Junior Cup with a 2-0 away victory over Ballynanty Rovers in the clash of the Limerick District League heavyweights at Limerick Institute of Technology on Sunday afternoon. Two second half goals from Steven McGann and Conor Kavanagh produced the win for the southsiders.…

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WATCH: Williams Pleased with Pike Display

By Adrian Finnin / November 17, 2019 /

Pike Rovers advanced to the last 64 of the FAI Junior Cup on Sunday afternoon at the expense of Ballynanty Rovers. The Hoops were 2-0 victors at Limerick Institute of Technology thanks to goals from Steven McGann and Conor Kavanagh from the penalty spot. Player-manager Robbie Williams made his first appearance at centre-back for the…

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Big FAI Junior Cup Clashes to Take Place in Limerick

By Adrian Finnin / November 15, 2019 /

The FAI Junior Cup takes centre stage in Limerick this weekend with five games taking place and each team looking to reach the country wide draw. All FAI Junior Cup games will take place at 2pm. There are two all Premier Division ties taking place with Ballynanty Rovers hosting Pike Rovers at Limerick Institute of…

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Limerick FC granted examinership extension

By Adrian Finnin / November 14, 2019 /

Limerick FC have been granted an extension of examinership of the club until December 13th following a hearing at Tralee Circuit Court today. The club entered examinership back in September. Georoid Costello, who was representing the appointed examiner Conor Noone, told the court that Noone has been liaising with creditors, both footballing and non-footballing and…

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Duggan Hopeful for Limerick FC Future

By Adrian Finnin / November 13, 2019 /

Former Limerick FC captain Shane Duggan announced that he would be signing for Airtricity League First Division club Galway United for the 2020 season over the weekend. The Tribesmen will become Duggan’s fourth Airtricity League club in his career along with Cork City, Waterford FC and of course Limerick FC. Duggan says that the move…

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WATCH: Hughes believes patience was key to victory

By Adrian Finnin / November 11, 2019 /

Ballynanty Rovers defender was relieved to emerge on the victorious side from a hard fought battle against Geraldines at Garryowen Green. Ballynanty won 3-2 despite falling behind twice in the game thanks to a brace from Connor Ellis and a Kevin Nolan header. “Garryowen is always a hard place to play. We went down twice…

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Will Pike Rovers Experience be a Deciding Factor in League Race

By Adrian Finnin / November 7, 2019 /

The Limerick District League Premier Division title race could potentially be the most exciting in recent years. Janesboro are the reigning champions and succeeded in winning the league in 2017, 2018 and 2019. One thing is almost certain, this season there will be a new name on the trophy. Janesboro have underwent major changes to…

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