Adrian Finnin

Pike Rovers advance to the semi-final stage of the FAI Junior Cup during a big weekend for Limerick soccer

By Adrian Finnin / March 12, 2018 /

On a busy weekend in local soccer, two Limerick junior clubs advanced to the last four of their respective FAI Cups. Kilfrush Crusaders defeated Edenderry 2-1 to advance to the semi-final of the FAI Youth Cup while Pike Rovers emerged victorious on penalties following a scoreless draw with Shannon Town in normal time in the…

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Limerick FC aim to continue solid start in Derry after big victory over Bray Wanderers

By Adrian Finnin / March 11, 2018 /

Limerick FC make the long trip to the newly refurbished Brandywell Stadium on Monday night to take on Derry City in the Candystripes first home game at the venue this season (kick-off 7.45 pm). It will certainly be a tough task for the Super Blues as Kenny Shiels’ men will be highly motivated for the…

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Limerick FC face crucial test against Bray Wanderers

By Adrian Finnin / March 8, 2018 /

Limerick FC welcome Bray Wanderers to the Markets Field on Friday night in the Airtricity League Premier Division (kick-off 7.45 pm). Both teams will be aiming to bounce back from humiliating defeats in their last away league outings. Limerick were thrashed 8-0 by perennial title challengers Dundalk while Bray suffered a 6-0 defeat in Tallaght…

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FAI postpone entire weekend SSE Airtricity League schedule due to adverse weather

By Adrian Finnin / February 28, 2018 /

Limerick FC’s Airtricity League Premier Division clash with Shamrock Rovers scheduled for Saturday evening has been postponed as Met Eireann have issued a status red weather warning for Leinster and Munster for Thursday and Friday. With the closure of schools and colleges as well as some work venues in Limerick, it was inevitable that the…

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Limerick FC are taught a footballing lesson by Dundalk in Oriel Park

By Adrian Finnin / February 27, 2018 /

Limerick suffered their first defeat of 2018 as they succumbed to an 8-0 thumping at the hands of Dundalk at Oriel Park. Two goals apiece from Patrick Hoban and Michael Duffy along with further goals from Robbie Benson, Stephen Folan, Karolis Chevdukas and Dylan Connolly compounded a miserable night for an understrength Limerick side. Tommy…

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Limerick FC travel to Louth for tough assignment against Dundalk

By Adrian Finnin / February 26, 2018 /

Limerick FC will make the long trip to County Louth on Tuesday to take on Stephen Kenny’s fancied Dundalk side in the Airtricity League Premier Division at Oriel Park (kick-off 7.45 pm). It is a quick turnaround for both teams but Dundalk have had an extra day to rest following their 0-0 draw against Shamrock…

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Bohemians strike late to rescue a point against Limerick FC at the Markets Field

By Adrian Finnin / February 24, 2018 /

Limerick FC and Bohemians played out a 1-1 draw at the Markets Field on Saturday evening. A late Eoghan Stokes goal cancelled out Cian Coleman’s opener to deny the Shannonsiders all three points. In the opening stages, it was clear that Bohemians were targeting Limerick left-back Shane Tracy as Paddy Kavanagh delivered a number of…

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Limerick FC return to the Markets Field for the 2018 season with a stern test against Bohemians

By Adrian Finnin / February 22, 2018 /

Limerick FC welcome Bohemians to the Markets Field on Saturday evening for the club’s first home game of the 2018 Airtricity League season (kick-off 6.30 pm). Both sides began with impressive victories last weekend. Limerick defeated Sligo Rovers 0-1 at the Showgrounds thanks to a second half header from debutant Darren Dennehy. Bohs picked up…

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Action packed weekend ahead as junior soccer clubs face fixture congestion

By Adrian Finnin / February 20, 2018 /

There is another packed schedule for Limerick junior soccer clubs this weekend as the postponement of the majority of matches for the last three months leaves a large pile-up of fixtures to be played over the next three months. On this occasion, the weather forecast is promising which brings a certain level of optimism. However,…

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Limerick FC announce the departure of Freddy Hall

By Adrian Finnin / February 19, 2018 /

Limerick FC have released the news that goalkeeper Freddy Hall has left the club following over two years service with the Super Blues. A statement on the club’s official website and Facebook page thanked Hall for his dedication and contribution during his time with the club. The statement read; “We place on record our sincere…

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