Adrian Finnin

Limerick District League Premier Division Round-up

By Adrian Finnin / August 23, 2020 /

Ballynanty Rovers continued their high scoring start to the Premier Division season with a 5-1 win over Geraldines. It was Derek Hannon’s side’s first game of the campaign due to Fairview’s involvement in the FAI Junior Cup from last season. The extra game may have helped the home side who were quick out of the…

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Fairview Rangers Reach First FAI Cup Final in 10 Years

By Adrian Finnin / August 22, 2020 /

Fairview Rangers reached the club’s first national final since their victory over St. Michaels in 2010 when they defeated Athenry FC 5-3 in a penalty shoot-out in the semi-final at the Fairgreen. The game finished 1-1 with Clyde O’Connell scoring a penalty with just one minute to go before Colm O’Donovan equalised in injury time…

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Wins for Pike, Nenagh and Ballynanty on opening night

By Adrian Finnin / August 20, 2020 /

The Limerick District League Premier Division campaign kicked off tonight with wins for Pike Rovers, Ballynanty Rovers and Nenagh AFC on a difficult first night. There were five matches down for decision but the game between Aisling Annacotty and Mungret Regional due to take place in Annacotty, was called off as a precuationary measure as…

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WATCH: O’Hanlon Elated by Munster Junior Cup win

By Adrian Finnin / August 16, 2020 /

Aisling Annacotty manager Shane O’Hanlon feels that his team proved doubters wrong when winning the Munster Junior Cup following victory over fellow Limerick District League side Fairview Rangers at Jackman Park on Sunday. A solitary goal from Aaron Murphy in the first half gave Annacotty their first ever provincial title. We caught up with O’Hanlon…

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Aisling Annacotty Win First Ever Munster Junior Cup

By Adrian Finnin / August 16, 2020 /

Aisling Annacotty made history on Sunday evening as they won the club’s first ever Munster Junior Cup as they defeated Fairview Rangers 1-0 at Jackman Park. Aaron Murphy scored the only goal in the first half for the club in a truly deserved victory. Annacotty made the brighter start and former Limerick FC man Shane…

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Brian Higgins to Officiate Munster Junior Final

By Adrian Finnin / August 14, 2020 /

Limerick District League Grade 1 referee Brian Higgins will lead a team of local referees to officiate the all-Limerick Munster Junior Cup Final between Fairview Rangers and Aisling Annacotty at Jackman Park on Sunday afternoon (3pm). Higgins will be assisted by Stephen Rooney, Donal Power and Andy Hall for the big game. The ISRS Limerick…

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Aisling Annacotty Topple Waterford Crystal to reach Munster Final

By Adrian Finnin / August 9, 2020 /

Aisling Annacotty reached the final of the Munster Junior Cup on Sunday afternoon following a hard fought 3-1 victory over Waterford Crystal (AET). Shane Clarke, an own goal and a Conor Coughlan sent them through to face fellow Limerick District League Premier Division side Fairview Rangers in the decider. Annacotty began the game brightly and…

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Fairview Rangers reach Munster Junior decider

By Adrian Finnin / August 8, 2020 /

Fairview Rangers reached the Munster Junior Cup Final following a dramatic 4-3 penalty shoot-out victory over St. Michaels at Jackman Park on Saturday evening. The game finished 1-1 after extra-time. The first chance of the game fell to the Tipperary outfit when a Johnathan Kennedy header back across goal was met by Shane Ryan and…

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WATCH: O’Callaghan Leading Annacotty in Semi-Final

By Adrian Finnin / August 5, 2020 /

Current Aisling Annacotty captain Nathan O’Callaghan says that there is a great buzz around the club before the Munster Junior Cup Semi-Final clash with Waterford Crystal on Sunday. O’Callaghan was formerly a striker in his underage career with Fairview Rangers but was converted to a centre-back by former Aisling manager Mike Aherne. “I have enjoyed…

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WATCH: Clarke Looking Forward to Munster Semi-Final

By Adrian Finnin / August 5, 2020 /

Aisling Annacotty contest the semi-final of the Munster Junior Cup on Sunday afternoon when they face Waterford Crystal at Jackman Park (3pm). It will be Annacotty’s second appearance in a major semi-final in two years having lost out to Sheriff YC in the FAI Junior Cup in controversial fashion. The team continued preparations for the…

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