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Crucial period ahead for Limerick’s Junior Rugby sides

By Aidan Corr / December 3, 2019 /

There are just six series of games remaining in both Munster Junior League divisions. After this weekend MJL1 will take a break until early in the New Year while St Mary’s in MJL2 are down to play a game on December 12 away to Kanturk. This coming Sunday all six local clubs are again in…

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Another mixed weekend for Limerick Clubs in Munster Junior League

By Aidan Corr / December 2, 2019 / Comments Off on Another mixed weekend for Limerick Clubs in Munster Junior League

Richmond Park was buzzing on Sunday for the meeting of the home side and Newcastle West with the large traveling support adding to the occasion. The West had to dig deep in a thrilling second half to edge out their city rivals by just two points. Missed chances proved to be Richmond’s downfall but their…

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Junior Rugby Preview as Busy Weekend Beckons

By Aidan Corr / November 29, 2019 /

STILL smarting from their home defeat at the hands of Kilfeacle and District last week-end, Newcastle West face an equally difficult hurdle on Sunday when they make the 30 mile journey to the city. Richmond will be seeking four league wins on the trot after dismissing Clanwilliam, Abbeyfeale and St Senan’s in their last three…

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Mixed Weekend for Limerick Junior Rugby Clubs

By Aidan Corr / November 25, 2019 /

Newcastle West missed a great chance to edge ahead of league leaders Kilfeacle and District on Sunday. They lost by just a single point but the significance of the defeat sees the Tipperary side go three points clear of the ‘West’ with six series of games played. On a day when the weather played a…

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Six Limerick clubs to return to League action

By Aidan Corr / November 20, 2019 /

It’s back to league action for our six junior league rugby teams this coming Sunday with a few juicy pairings on offer. In Munster Junior League 1 the top game is certainly the meeting of Newcastle West and Kilfeacle and District in Cullinagh. The Limerick side trail their opponents by a single point after five…

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Limerick Clubs in Munster Junior Cup action live up to expectations

By Aidan Corr / November 18, 2019 /

The Munster Junior Clubs Challenge Cup served up two cracking games on Sunday with Richmond and Newcastle West battling it out at the Canal Bank venue and Abbeyfeale getting revenge for their league defeat with a victory over Mallow. The two cup fixtures, which involved three Limerick teams, certainly lived up to expectations. Richmond 18,…

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Richmond V Newcastlewest Is The Pick Of Junior Rugby Action

By Aidan Corr / November 14, 2019 /

Junior rugby action moves to Saturday this week-end with the quarter finals of the Energia All-Ireland Junior Cup down for decision. Limerick has no involvement but Kilfeacle and District, current leaders of MJL1, are at home to Kilkenny. On Sunday Abbeyfeale, Richmond and Newcastle West are all in action in the Munster Junior Challenge Clubs…

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Junior Rugby: Rest week ahead for many Limerick Clubs

By Aidan Corr / November 11, 2019 /

After five series of games, Newcastle West are one point behind leaders Kilfeacle and District in the Munster Junior League division one and when the competition returns on November 24, these two will clash in Cullinagh. Sunday’s fixtures saw Thomond, Richmond and Newcastle West register victories while Galbally shared the spoils with Skibbereen. In division…

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Aidan Corr’s Junior Rugby Roundup

By Aidan Corr / November 6, 2019 /

It was a good weekend for Limerick’s junior clubs in the Munster Junior Leagues. Abbeyfeale were the only side to lose, going down at home to Kilfeacle and District by 17 points to 35. Richmond had a thrilling late away victory over Clanwilliam, 23-25; Newcastle West held on for an 11-7 win at home to…

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Junior Rugby Preview: Busy weekend ahead as City Clubs hit the road

By Aidan Corr / October 30, 2019 /

Going into the fourth series of Munster Junior League games, this weekend’s results will give us a better idea as to who are genuine contenders for promotion.  All three Limerick city clubs will be on the road.  In Division one on Saturday, Thomond travels to take on Bandon while on Sunday, Richmond face Clanwilliam. St…

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