Adrian Finnin

The Date for the FAI Junior Cup quarter-final draw announced

By Adrian Finnin / February 4, 2020 /

The draw for the quarter-final of the FAI Junior Cup will take place on Tuesday February 18th in Abbotstown at 5pm. Honorary Secretary of the FAI Junior Council Dennis Cruise contacted Limerick District League secretary Turlough McNamara with the details. The quarter-final matches are scheduled to take place on the weekend of the 14th/15th of…

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Fairview are the big winners following local derby success

By Adrian Finnin / February 3, 2020 /

Fairview Rangers earned the bragging rights last Sunday afternoon following a 0-1 away victory over fierce rivals Pike Rovers at Crossagalla in the FAI Junior Cup. In truth, the game never lived up to it’s pre-match billing as so often can be the case when the stakes are so high. In particular, the first half…

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Kelly Looking Forward to new Chapter with Finn Harps

By Adrian Finnin / February 1, 2020 /

Former Limerick FC captain Shaun Kelly recently announced that he is moving back to Donegal following a long stint in the Treaty City. Kelly has become an adopted Limerick man as he has spent the majority of the last decade in the city and playing for the football club. The Killybegs native feels that he…

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Limerick United change name to Treaty United

By Adrian Finnin / January 31, 2020 /

The new Limerick United group led by Conn Murray has been forced into a name change due to the threat of legal action from Limerick FC and will now be known as Treaty United. ‘Limerick United’ had been accepted into all underage Airtricity Leagues for the 2020 season as well as the Contintal Tyres Women’s…

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Clash of the titans as Fairview travel to Pike in the FAI Junior Cup

By Adrian Finnin / January 31, 2020 /

The clash of Pike Rovers and Fairview Rangers in the last 16 of the FAI Junior Cup at Crosagalla on Sunday afternoon promises to be an enthralling game (2pm). Both sides are in superb form in the league with only one loss suffered between both and just two points separating them. Furthermore, the age old…

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Shiel feels Pike spell came to a natural end

By Adrian Finnin / January 30, 2020 /

Former Pike Rovers manager Mike Shiel took time out to speak to us about his time with the Limerick District League giants this week. On the week of a very important cup tie for his former club against Fairview, nobody knows more about FAI Junior Cup final heartbreak than Shiel who lost two finals in…

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Pike Rovers vs Fairview Rangers: The Key Battles

By Adrian Finnin / January 29, 2020 /

On Sunday afternoon, an age old rivalry in Limerick junior soccer will recommence with the meeting of Pike Rovers and Fairview Rangers at Crosagalla in the FAI Junior Cup last 16 tie (2pm). Historically, it is a game which attracts a massive support from both clubs and the neutral observer and one would imagine that…

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Mixed day for LDSL sides in u-15 National Cup

By Adrian Finnin / January 25, 2020 /

There was a mixed set of results for Limerick sides in the u-15 National Cup on Saturday afternoon with two sides exiting the competition while Fairview Rangers defeated Everton AFC in Cork this afternoon. The Fairgreen outfit were 1-0 victors over their Cork counterparts thanks to a goal from Josh McCarthy and will now face…

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Airtricity League First Division draft fixture list released

By Adrian Finnin / January 24, 2020 /

A first draft fixture list for the Airtricity League First Division has been released this Friday evening which includes 11 teams ahead of the 2020 season. With the news that Limerick FC could apply for a First Division licence, the fixture list had to be revised and the news has caused chaos and controversy in…

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No contact between Limerick FC and Limerick United

By Adrian Finnin / January 23, 2020 /

Limerick senior soccer was thrown into chaos once more last week with the news that Pat O’Sullivan’s Limerick FC were granted permission by the Football Association of Ireland to apply for an Airtricity League First Division licence for the 2020 season. Mr O’Sullivan began High Court proceedings against the FAI following their failure to invite…

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