Aidan Corr

Club Round Up As Munsters Win Derby Clash with Garryowen

By Aidan Corr / October 11, 2020 /

UNBEATEN since the return of rugby action in all senior competitions, Young Munster continued their good run on Saturday when beat Garryowen in Greenfields in the Energia Conference 1. Old Crescent put in a stunning second half to come back from 26-12 down to level the tie at the final whistle while in division two,…

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UL Bohemians Women pick up where they left off with comprehensive victory

By Aidan Corr / October 5, 2020 /

UNDER the floodlights of the University of Limerick 4G pitch last Friday night, UL Bohemian Women took up where they left off when they had their last game against Galwegians in early March, with an emphatic victory over a young Shannon team. It was an entertaining game with Bohs dominant at the set piece throughout…

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Junior Rugby Round Up

By Aidan Corr / October 5, 2020 /

OLD Crescent were the latest to suffer defeat to in-form Young Munster on Saturday when they suffered a 7-54 defeat in Rosbrien in the Energia Community Series Conference 1. Already in the Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Cup semi-final, ‘Munsters’ continue to clock up big scores and this latest victory came on the back of…

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Aidan Corr’s Junior Rugby Round Up

By Aidan Corr / October 1, 2020 /

THE Transfield Cup is motoring along nicely since the return to action and already Newcastle West and Thomond appear to be major contenders to lift the trophy. Following their 28 to 7 win last week-end over Abbeyfeale, Newcastle West moved closer to silverware last Sunday with an emphatic 59-5 victory over Richmond. At half time…

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Junior Rugby Recap: Big Limerick wins in Munster Senior Cup

By Aidan Corr / September 21, 2020 /

Shannon, Garryowen and Young Munster will join Highfield in the semi-finals of the Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Cup after today’s games. Garryowen had a comfortable win over Old Crescent in Dooradoyle and Shannon had to battle hard for their victory over UL Bohemian. Semi Finals to be played week ending 5th December and the…

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PREVIEW: A busy weekend for Limerick clubs in Junior Rugby

By Aidan Corr / September 18, 2020 /

THE new rugby season in this region has benefited from strict social distancing rules with every precaution possible taken at all venues over the past two weeks. This week we see a further increase in fixtures with under 20s, Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Cup, Transfield Cup and McInerney Cup games all down for decision.…

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REVIEW: Junior Rugby returns with Munster Junior Cup

By Aidan Corr / September 7, 2020 /

Limerick’s junior rugby season staggered back over the weekend. There was some confusion concerning the fixture list, two clubs could not play for different reasons but nevertheless, a few local sides did return to action after the lengthy Covid 19 lockdown. Richmond got their season underway this Sunday and they advanced to the next round…

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Junior Rugby Fixture Calendar in Disarray

By Aidan Corr / March 17, 2020 /

A combination of one of the worst period of continuous bad weather in living memory followed by the arrival of the Coronavirus has thrown Limerick’s rugby fixture calendar into disarray. The unprecedented situation threatens the completion of competitions at all levels: from schools finals to Heineken European Cup quarter finals and Six Nations fixtures to…

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UL Bohs Women make it 12 from 12 in Energia AIL

By Aidan Corr / March 11, 2020 /

UL Bohemian’s rugby team made it 12 wins from 12 outings in this season’s Energia All-Ireland Women’s League when they ran in a massive score this Tuesday night on the 4G UL pitch against Galwegians. The result was secured by half time with the home side leading 29-0 and the bonus point secured. With the visitors…

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Newcastle look set to miss out on title-Junior Rugby Round Up

By Aidan Corr / March 9, 2020 /

It has been one of the most exciting Munster Junior League division one title races for some years but it now looks almost certain that Kilfeacle and District will be crowned champions. Sunday’s results did not provide any shocks with wins for Newcastle, Thomond, Richmond and league leaders Kilfeacle. The league table now reads Kilfeacle on…

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