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Munster’s Champions Cup Semi-final Time and Date confirmed

By Emma Needham / April 3, 2018 /

Champions Cup Semi-Final time and date confirmed. Munster’s Champions Cup Semi-Final V Racing 92 has been confirmed for Sunday April 22nd at 4:15pm (3:15pm Irish Time) in Stade Chaban-Delmas. The game will be live on BT Sport. Munster got through the Semi-Finals after beating Toulon at the weekend 20-19.

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TG4 to show Southern Kings V Munster Live

By Emma Needham / April 3, 2018 /

TG4 will have live coverage from South Africa TG4 will showcase Southern Kings V Munster live from South Africa this Saturday in Round 19 of the Guinness Pro14 in Outeniqua Park. The game will be live from 6:30pm Irish time with a 7:35pm kick off in South Africa. GAME WEEK! Southern Kings will be taking…

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Ireland U19’s to take on France in UL

By Emma Needham / April 3, 2018 /

Ireland U19’s game refixed to be played in UL The Ireland Under-19 squad will play the France U-19s in back-to-back fixtures over the next five days. The match today has been moved to the 4G pitch at the University of Limerick. The Ireland U19’s already have played two games against Japan. Ireland Under-19 head coach…

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LISTEN: John Ryan “It was all about getting over the line.”

By Emma Needham / April 3, 2018 /

The Limerick Senior Ladies Footballers are through to the Lidl National League Division 4 Semi-finals after a 2-5 to 0-5 win over Fermanagh in Askeaton last Sunday. Goals from Limerick captain Cathy Mee and Corner Forward Catriona Davis being the decisive factor in their victory which now sees them in a semi final against Louth.…

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LISTEN: John Ryan “Sunday is a league quarter final and we are looking to drive on from there”

By Emma Needham / March 30, 2018 /

Limerick will be guaranteed a semi-final spot if they can overcome Fermanagh in their final round game of Division 4 of the Lidl National League. Should they be successful, John Ryan’s side will take on either Louth, Wicklow or Fermanagh in the semi-final, depending on results from the weekend’s other fixtures in Division 4. The…

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LISTEN: Gearoid Hegarty – “the biggest test is coming up on Saturday.”

By Emma Needham / March 30, 2018 /

It’s been a case of so far so good for Limerick’s hurlers this year as John Kiely’s men finally negotiated their way out of a tricky 1B division and have beaten All Ireland Champions Galway and Clare en route to Saturday’s semi final. Limerick’s Gearoid Hegarty has certainly had a busy start to the year…

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LISTEN: John Kiely: Making league final would be a “massive achievement’ for the group

By Emma Needham / March 29, 2018 /

Limerick’s senior hurlers will look to continue their impressive national league campaign when they face neighbours Tipperary in the semi final on Saturday evening. John Kiely’s young side have made positive strides this year and will view the game as a real test ahead of the championship. Having secured promotion to 1A next season, Limerick…

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Irish Pro Invitational Powerlifting event to be live streamed on Sporting Limerick

By Emma Needham / March 29, 2018 /

The Irish Pro invitational powerlifting competition takes place at the South Court Hotel Limerick on next Saturday April 7th with lifters from around the world competing for cash prizes on the day. The event is a WPC international sanctioned championships and the Irish Pro was formed in 2016 by promoter and president of the IPO/WPC…

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LISTEN: Gearoid Hegarty “The past few months they’ve been hectic, there’s no point in saying they haven’t”

By Emma Needham / March 29, 2018 /

LISTEN: Gearoid Hegarty “The past few months they’ve been hectic, there’s no point in saying they haven’t” This year the GAA brought in a plan to leave the month of April free for club games in both the Hurling and Gaelic Football codes. The measure meant the season would become shorter and give greater certainty to…

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WATCH: Highlight reel of speculated Munster target Dries Swanepoel

By Emma Needham / March 28, 2018 /

Munster Rugby have yet to confirm reports that South African centre Dries Swanepoel is set to sign a deal with the province that is said to be short term. Swanepoel, is currently playing for South African Super Rugby team the Bulls and formerly played for the Junior Springboks. He mostly plays as an inside centre…

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