Benjamin Geary

Munster SA Update | 34 Players and Staff depart Cape Town after a fourth round of PCR tests were carried out

By Benjamin Geary / December 1, 2021 /

Positive news coming out of Cape Town as 34 of Munster’s players and staff left the South African city last night, 14 individuals remain to complete their isolation after they received positive results. The first piece of good news has come out of the Munster camp based in South Africa as 34 players and staff…

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The potential Munster team to line out for their Champions Cup opener against Wasps

By Benjamin Geary / December 1, 2021 /

Due to the ongoing Covid issues faced by the Munster squad stranded in South Africa, the province will likely have to line out a completely different side to face Wasps in their Champions Cup opener. Munster are without the vast majority of their players due to the ongoing Covid fiasco in South Africa, the province…

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Munster SA Update | More positive cases among staff and squad after yesterdays round of PCR tests

By Benjamin Geary / November 30, 2021 /

Munster now less likely to return home after a number of further positive cases are set to be confirmed within both squad and staff today. Munster are set to remain in South Africa after their most recent round of PCR testing (Monday) included a number of further positive tests within the camp. On Sunday, one…

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Munster SA Update | Majority of Munster squad are given green light to return home

By Benjamin Geary / November 29, 2021 /

Sports Minister Jack Chambers has given the province permission to return to Ireland while one positive case and one close contact will have to remain in South Africa. Munster have endured a difficult couple of days to the postponement of their round six and seven games of the URC which were set to be played…

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AIL Round Up | Limerick’s Garryowen and Young Munster record back-to-back losses

By Benjamin Geary / November 29, 2021 /

Limerick’s Garryowen and Young Munster have relinquished the top spots on the Division 1A table, as Dublin’s Clontarf and Lansdowne hit their stride. Limerick’s Garryowen have suffered their second loss in their last two 1A fixtures, with visitors Lansdowne breezing past Garryowen 29 – 5 in Dooradoyle. Garryowen’s Colm Quilligan scored a first half consolation…

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One positive case within Munster camp as both squad & staff enter isolation

By Benjamin Geary / November 29, 2021 /

Munster will be forced to isolate in Cape Town as one positive case came from a routine round of PCR testing. All of Munster rugby’s squad & staff will be forced to remain in Cape Town due to a positive case within the camp. Munster made their way back to Cape Town from Pretoria in…

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Munster to return home as the URC scrap South African fixtures.

By Benjamin Geary / November 26, 2021 /

Munster are set to return to Ireland from South Africa with immediate affect after growing concerns of a new Covid-19 variant in the country. Variant B.1.1.529 of Covid-19 has been a topic of growing concern in South Africa and worries surrounding the variant have resulted in the postponing of Munster’s next two URC games which…

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UL Wolves Handball Take Home Two Gold Medals from ICHA Tournament

By Benjamin Geary / November 25, 2021 /

UL Wolves Handball Club took home gold in both the Women’s and Men’s Open Doubles Finals lastweekend in the first ICHA Tournament in 18 months. Collegiate Handball has returned for the UL Wolves, sweeping gold at both Men’s and Women’s events at the ICHA tournament last weekend in various venues across county Clare. This being…

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WATCH | World Powerlifting Champion Ray Foley on his WPC win, breaking his national record and his goals for the future

By Benjamin Geary / November 25, 2021 /

Limerick native Ray Foley swept his division at the World Powerlifting Championships in Portugal, taking home both the overall medal in his division and another for the heaviest bench press. Ray Foley is now double World Champion in the sport of Powerlifting after he took home two medals from the WPC championships in Portugal earlier…

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AIL Round Up | Garryowen and Young Munster slip down 1A table with losses to Terenure and Clontarf

By Benjamin Geary / November 24, 2021 /

Limerick clubs Garryowen and Young Munster had to relinquish their top spots on the 1A table after suffering losses to Terenure College and Clontarf RFC respectively. Limerick’s Young Munster suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of Dublin club Clontarf at Tom Clifford Park last weekend. The lopsided fixture finished 33 –…

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