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Fairyhouse win for Mark Enright and Solar Heat: Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / November 18, 2019 /

Limerick Racing News Denis Hogan was full of praise for jockey Mark Enright after Solar Heat landed the 2m handicap hurdle at Fairyhouse on Tuesday. It was on Enright’s suggestion that Hogan claimed the 10-year-old at Galway in September at a cost of €4,000 and she was winning here on just her fourth start for…

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Over €1.5 Million Announced for 2019 Sports Capital Grants in Limerick

By Jack Neville / November 15, 2019 /

A total of € 1,502,762 will be made available for 2019 Sports Capital Grants in the county it has been announced. The funding will benefit 47 clubs and facilities. Askeaton GAA club have received the largest funding for a GAA team, receiving €92,212 for the improvement and development of their GAA facilities. Giln Rovers Soccer…

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Croom and Castletown Ballyagran prepare for the Munster Club Championship

By Jack Neville / November 15, 2019 /

This weekend Limerick’s final two representatives in the Munster Club championship are in action. On Saturday both sides play their respective Munster quarter-finals. In Bruff at 1.30pm Croom take on Ballyduff Lower of Waterford in the Munster Junior Club Quarter Final. Croom lost out the Junior A county final to Monaleen a fortnight ago but…

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Treaty Talk EP89: Munster Club disappointment & Junior B Classic

By Jack Neville / November 15, 2019 /

Last weekend three Limerick clubs were knocked out of the Munster Club championship as Patrickswell, Newcastle West and Galtee Gaels were all defeated. We review each of those games. We also look back on the Junior B final where Banogue and Knockane played out a classic. This weekend’s Munster Club championship games involving Croom and…

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WATCH: Tyler Bleyendaal not looking past challenge of Ospreys

By Jack Neville / November 13, 2019 /

This weekend Munster travel to the Liberty Stadium to take on the Ospreys in their Champions Cup opener. While many are looking at this game as a must-win with tests against Racing and Saracens to come, out-half Tyler Bleyendaal isn’t looking past the Welsh club. “We’re going to need a good week of preparation because…

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Munster add out-half to Champions Cup squad

By Jack Neville / November 13, 2019 /

Munster Academy out-half Ben Healy has been nominated by Head Coach Johann van Graan to the province’s Champions Cup squad ahead of Saturday’s competition opener away to Ospreys. Pending IRFU approval, Healy will be swapped in for Alex Wootton. Healy is a former Nenagh Ormond and Glenstal Abbey man and plays his club rugby with…

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Limerick’s Gearoid Prendergast Announced as Head Coach Of Ireland Club XV

By Jack Neville / November 13, 2019 /

Gearoid Prendergast has been named as Head Coach of the Ireland Club International squad. The Limerick man will take up the role for the 2020 Club International series against Scotland Clubs. Prendergast is current Director of Rugby at Young Munster and Head Coach of their 1st XV in Division 1A of the Energia All-Ireland League. He is in…

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LISTEN: John Kiely ‘looking forward’ to New York Hurling Classic

By Jack Neville / November 13, 2019 /

Limerick travel to New York this week for the 2019 Super 11s in the Mets stadium. Limerick will be looking to defend the championship they won in 2018 in Boston. Limerick play Wexford in the semi-finals on Saturday evening with the winner to face either Kilkenny or Tipperary in the final. Ahead of the trip,…

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ICYMI: Watch highlights as Munster overcome Ulster in Interpro Derby

By Jack Neville / November 11, 2019 /

On Saturday evening Munster made it five wins from six in the Guinness Pro 14 with a 22-16 win over Ulster in Thomond Park. Munster had opening half tries from CJ Stander and Rory Scannell as they held a 15-6 lead a the the break. However, the Ulster side stormed back into the game and…

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Limerick to host 2020 FIBA European Championships

By Jack Neville / November 11, 2019 /

Basketball Ireland has been awarded the hosting rights for the 2020 FIBA Men’s European Championship for Small Countries it was announced at the FIBA board meeting in Cologne. The championships will be held at the University of Limerick from June 30th to July 5th.  The announcement comes off the back of the successful hosting of…

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