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Junior Rugby Roundup: Challenge Cup wins for Richmond, Abbeyfeale and Newcastle West

By Aidan Corr / October 21, 2019 /

With six local clubs paired against each other, the opening round of the Munster Junior Challenge Cup at the weekend was sure to be of interest. The results of the three fixtures saw Richmond, Abbeyfeale and Newcastle West qualify for the next round. In the opening game, last Saturday night in Liam Fitzgerald Park two…

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Junior Rugby Roundup: Wins for Newcastlewest, Thomond & Abbeyfeale

By Aidan Corr / October 14, 2019 /

Newcastle West remain in the top three of the Munster Junior League 1 after a deserved away victory over Galbally. The early stages were hard-fought and Galbally were well in touch when they trailed by only five points, 10-15, at the break. Sean Herlihy and Ted Walters were prominent for Newcastle in that first 40…

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Thomond Earn Deserved Local Derby Win Over Richmond

By Aidan Corr / October 7, 2019 /

Thomond proved best in the local derby in Liam Fitzgerald Park yesterday, winning comfortably against a disappointing Richmond.  Before a fine attendance, the royal blues ran out deserving winners on a 22-5 scoreline. Meanwhile, Newcastle West marched on with an emphatic 45-10 home victory over Skibbereen that keeps them nicely placed in early season ratings. Three tries…

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Aidan Corr’s Junior Rugby Round Up As Week 2 Beckons

By Aidan Corr / October 3, 2019 /

AWAY from all the hype of professional rugby, six Limerick junior clubs will have their sights set on league victories on Sunday next. The opening series of games of the Munster Junior League season got underway last Sunday with four of the six in action recording victories. In division one Richmond had a bonus point…

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