Aidan Corr

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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Willie Staunton & Evan Cusack in the Spotlight this Weekend

By Aidan Corr / December 19, 2019 /

Two stars of local rugby, one making the move from junior level to AIL 1A and the other from the top echelon to junior rugby, have been lighting up their respective competitions in recent weeks. Both come from exceptionally talented sporting backgrounds. Evan Cusack has made a significant impression since his move from relegated Thomond…

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Testing 2020 Ahead for Limerick's Junior Rugby Clubs

By Aidan Corr / December 16, 2019 /

With the second phase of games resuming on January 5th, Limerick’s six challengers in the Munster Junior Leagues face a testing New Year. Our main hope of success lies with Newcastle West who have been trailblazing their way through their MJL1 fixture list and are currently level with leaders Kilfeacle and District on 31 points. Crucially,…

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Atiyah winds swept Junior Rugby action over the weekend

By Aidan Corr / December 9, 2019 /

Storm Atiyah took is toll on Sunday’s junior rugby fixture list with a number of games called off throughout the province. Those that did take place faced the unusual challenge of trying to compete with extremely high winds and it turned out that it was mainly the sides who played with the elements behind them…

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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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