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Ballylanders snatch late win while reigning champions Monaleen off to winning start

By Jack Neville / April 23, 2017 /

Ballylanders secured a late victory with a last minute goal against St Kierans in Bruff last night, winning by the minimal, 1-13 to 1-12. Meanwhile in Clarina, defending champions Monaleen saw off a dogged Rathkeale side 3-12 to 1-12. In Bruff, Inter County goalkeeper David McCarthy would prove to be the hero for Ballylanders, landing the…

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Fixtures announced for Round One of Limerick Senior Hurling Championship

By Jack Neville / April 22, 2017 /

The Limerick SHC will begin in Friday May 5 with Monaleen, on their return to the Senior Ranks facing Knockainey, 2016 county cup champions in Caherconlish. There are a further four games on the Saturday, with one game being played Sunday evening. Patrickswell will begin the defence of their championship against Adare in a repeat of…

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Munster comprehensively beaten by superb Sarcens side

By Jack Neville / April 22, 2017 /

Munster comprehensively beaten by superb Saracens side A masterclass in defence was the catalyst in Saracens 26-10 victory over the brave Munster men. Tries from Mako Vunipola and Chris Wyles as well as 16 points from the boot of Owen Farrell were more than enough to book their final berth. CJ Stander scored a try…

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Munster A win thrilling British and Irish Cup final

By Jack Neville / April 22, 2017 /

After finding themselves 18-0 down after 14 minutes against Jersey Reds last night in Musgrave Park, Munster A were given little chance of winning their first British and Irish cup in 5 years. Yet Munster responded like true champions to reel in their opponents and secure a 29-28 victory. Jersey Reds got off to the…

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Munster face toughest test yet against reigning champions Saracens

By Jack Neville / April 22, 2017 /

Rassie Erasmus and his Munster side will face reigning holders Saracens at the Aviva Stadium in the Champions Cup Semi Final this afternoon at 3.15pm. Despite being played in Dublin, there promises to be a home like atmosphere for the Men in Red as they welcome the Premiership champions to the capital. This will be Munster’s first…

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Limerick SFC continues tonight

By Jack Neville / April 21, 2017 /

After kicking off last night, there are two further games in the Limerick SFC down for decision this evening. Last night Drom got off to the perfect start with a powerful win over Na Piarsaigh in Askeaton. In the evenings other game, Adare and Fr Caseys could not be separated in Newcastle West. Tonight Ballysteen face…

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Lions assistant coach Farrell looking forward to titanic Champions Cup clash

By Jack Neville / April 21, 2017 /

Tomorrow the whole of Europe will be taking a keen interest in Munster’s last 4 Champions Cup clash with reigning champions Saracens in the Aviva Stadium. Days removed from the Lions squad announcement, Assistant coach Andy Farrell will have particularly keen interest in the clash. Farrell has been Ireland’s defence coach for the past year and…

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A look at Munster’s Lions

By Jack Neville / April 21, 2017 /

After months and months of speculation, 41 men were named yesterday to represent the British and Irish Lions this summer in their tour of New Zealand. Whilst there were some notable absentees, the squad assembled is one of the largest and indeed strongest ever. In total, 11 Irish men were chosen by Warran Gatland. Leinster…

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Drom off to a flyer as Adare and Caseys draw

By Jack Neville / April 21, 2017 /

Last years beaten finalists Dromcollogehr-Broadford got off to best possible start in the Limerick SFC, easily overcoming Na Piarsaigh 2-13 to 1-5 in Askeaton on Thursday evening. A late score from Caseys would see their game with Adare finish level, 1-9 0-12. In Askaeaton, although both sides shared possession evenly in the opening period, Na Piarsaigh’s…

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Key Facts: Munster V Saracens

By Jack Neville / April 20, 2017 /

Munster play Saracens this Saturday in the Champions Cup semi final in the Aviva in what promises to be a hugely physical and enjoyable spectacle. Ahead of the game we look at some of the key facts in relation to both sets of squads. Date: Saturday 22 nd April Kick-off: 3.15, Aviva Stadium Referee: Romain…

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