Christian Conroy

Ireland name Strong first fifteen to face The All-Blacks

By Christian Conroy / June 30, 2022 /

Andy Farrell looks to bounce back from the mid-week loss with a strong side named for the first test Ireland’s first test of the New Zealand summer tour takes place in Eden Park on Saturday at 8.05 am. Jonathan Sexton will captain the side and is partnered at half-back by Jamison Gibson Park.  Robbie Henshaw and Garry Ringrose line…

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Report | Ireland fall to the Maori All-Blacks in first game of the Summer Series

By Christian Conroy / June 29, 2022 /

Andy Farrell’s Ireland lose out to the Maori All-Blacks after a first half blitz pushed the game out of the hands of the touring side. The beginning of Ireland’s summer tour of New Zealand is off to a rocky start. The Maori’s found themselves dominating the proceedings in the first half that opened a gulf…

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Andy Farrell’s Irish side to face the Maori All-Blacks

By Christian Conroy / June 28, 2022 /

Ireland Head Coach Andy Farrell has announced the Ireland side that will play against the Māori All Blacks There are starts for the uncapped Jeremy Loughman, Craig Casey, Gavin Coombes and Keith Earls with Joey Carbery, Conor Murray and Niall Scannell among the replacements. Bundee Aki will captain the team as the two sides face…

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The Champions Cup Pool Draws for the 2022/23 Season

By Christian Conroy / June 27, 2022 /

The EPC have confirmed seedings for next year’s Champions Cup The pool draws for the 2022/23 Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup tournaments will be staged at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium on Tuesday, 28 June. Both draws will be streamed live on and the event will start at 12pm Irish time. The EPCR Challenge…

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Munster Announce Six New Greencore Academy Players

By Christian Conroy / June 24, 2022 /

Munster Rugby can confirm that six players will join the Greencore Munster Rugby Academy this summer.The new Academy recruits are Evan O’Connell, Jack Oliver, Ruadhan Quinn, Kieran Ryan and Ireland U20 Grand Slam winners Fionn Gibbons and Darragh McSweeney. In further positive news, full-back Patrick Campbell has signed a new contract that will see him…

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Preparations Continue As Ireland Head South For Kiwi Clashes

By Christian Conroy / June 23, 2022 /

Ireland’s Summer tour of New Zealand kicks off with a game against the Maori All-Blacks on the 29th of June. The Irish Rugby 40-man squad along with Andy Farrell and his coaching staff started their journey to New Zealand ahead of the Summer tour this week. Farrell’s side are scheduled to play three test matches…

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Final Additions to JP McManus Pro-Am as Full Field is Announced

By Christian Conroy / June 22, 2022 /

Cameron Smith, Xander Schauffele and Hollywood superstar Bill Murray join event The full field of professional players has been announced for the 2022 JP McManus Pro-Am, taking place at Adare Manor, 4th – 5th July. 2022 Masters contender Cameron Smith, 2020 Olympic Gold Medallist Xander Schauffele, and Harold Varner III are the latest professional additions to the field, and they are joined in the final announcement by a well-known amateur – Hollywood great Bill Murray; star of iconic big…

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John Mongans Claims a Junior Cadet Title & Spot On Irish Team

By Christian Conroy / June 20, 2022 /

Last Sunday John Mongans claimed the Junior Cadet 70kg National title with an emphatic second round stoppage over the game Tom Ward of Ballyhaunis. This win came 24 hours after Mongans dominated his semi final against fellow national champion Peter Maghee of St Conleths, Kildare. Proceedings in the bout ended prematurely with another second round…

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Shefflin’s Galway Stand in Limerick’s Path to All Ireland Final – Ticket Details

By Christian Conroy / June 20, 2022 /

Limerick & Galway will clash in the 2022 All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Final Limerick will have to go through Galway if they want to make it three All-Ireland SHC finals in a row for the Shannonsiders. Galway had a difficult road to the semi-final as they took on Cork in a really close and competitive game that…

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Hot streak continues for Limerick Cricket Club with thumping win over Clonmel

By Christian Conroy / June 13, 2022 /

Limerick Cricket was back for another round of fixtures last weekend, as both the 3rd XI and the U13’s took to the field. A fine run of results continued in ruthless fashion as Limerick’s 3rd XI made light work of opponents Clonmel in Lisronagh yesterday afternoon. With the tails up from just one loss in…

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