Aidan Corr

Junior Rugby Back In Full Swing This Weekend

By Aidan Corr / January 23, 2020 /

AFTER the calm of last week-end, with only one fixture fulfilled, junior rugby returns with gusto on Saturday and Sunday with four different competitions listed. On Sunday Limerick’s main interest will be focused on the Bank of Ireland Munster Junior Cup with four local clubs competing, while in the Munster Junior League division one both…

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Derby Delight for Galbally in 24-13 win over Richmond

By Aidan Corr / January 20, 2020 /

IT’S a long rugby journey from the Canal Bank to Galbally but when you return without anything to show for your efforts it makes it more painful. Richmond failed to get even a losing bonus point from Satrurday’s division one clash on the Tipperary border and they remain in sixth place in the table with…

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UL Bohs Women Make it 9 League Wins from 9

By Aidan Corr / January 20, 2020 /

Saturday’s top of the table clash in the Energia AIL Women’s League on the UL 4G surface saw UL Bohemian march on with a deserved victory over second placed Railway Union. The table toppers are now on target to take the title. It was close in the first half with the home side leading 12-7…

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Galbally and Richmond go head to head this weekend

By Aidan Corr / January 16, 2020 /

Just one game down for decision in the Munster Junior Leagues this weekend. It involves two Limerick sides, both of whom are in need of full points but for different reasons. Richmond are in 6th position in the division one table while Galbally, third from the bottom and just four clear of second placed Skibbereen, are…

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Wins for Thomond, Richmond and Abbeyfeale over the weekend

By Aidan Corr / January 13, 2020 /

Kilfeacle return to the top of the table after this weekend’s fixtures. They had to dig deep to overcome a spirited Galbally but they failed to get the bonus point try. They are now three points ahead of Newcastle West, both sides having played nine games. The Newcastle v Bandon game fixed for the Cork…

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Battle for Munster Junior League top spot continues this weekend

By Aidan Corr / January 8, 2020 /

From this weekend to the end of the campaign, every game is going to be crucial as division one of the Munster Junior League nears completion. The battle between the two leaders, Kilfeacle and District and Newcastle West hotted up last Sunday with the ‘West’ taking top spot thanks to a bonus-point win over Clanwilliam.…

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Limerick's Junior clubs kick off the new year in style

By Aidan Corr / January 6, 2020 /

With all four local sides winning this Sunday, it was a great start to 2020 for Limerick junior rugby. In the Bank of Ireland Munster Junior Cup, Bruff made the journey to Dunmanway a successful one, advancing to the next round, while in the Munster Junior League, division one Thomond, Newcastle West and Abbeyfeale also…

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Junior Rugby returns as Munster Senior League takes centre stage

By Aidan Corr / January 3, 2020 /

THERE is just one local team involved in Sunday’s Bank of Ireland Munster Junior Cup first round fixture list with Bruff travelling to play Dunmanway in County Cork, while the focus returns on the Munster Senior Leagues for four of our five clubs with division one staging seven pairings. The game between Galbally and Richmond…

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Sport a Critical Part of Any Child's Christmas

By Aidan Corr / December 28, 2019 /

THIS Christmas morning had a particularly festive feel about it and I was up early to make the annual visit to see if Santa had arrived at my daughter’s house. He had, and included on his gift list was a rugby ball for five year old Joe. I was hardly in the door when I…

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Young Munster Name Starting XV for Cork Con in MSC Final

By Aidan Corr / December 19, 2019 /

IT is 91 years since Young Munster won their first Munster Senior Cup title in 1928 and they went on to create more club history when they added the Bateman Cup to their trophy cabinet. This Friday night they will be trying to lift the famous silverware for the first time since 2010 when they…

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