Joe Saunders

RESULTS: Saturday Round-Up | Ahane & Blackrock victorious in SHC relegation clashes

By Joe Saunders / October 2, 2021 /

There were 12 games played across the top four tiers of Limerick hurling today including a couple of Senior relegation finals and a Premier Intermediate semi-final. In the all important relegation finals, Ahane & Blackrock were victorious over Ballybrown & Monaleen, respectively. On the Premier Intermediate side, Mungret ensured their spot in the final with…

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Limerick’s Markets Field & Jackman Park to host UEFA Women’s Under-19 European Championship qualifiers

By Joe Saunders / September 28, 2021 /

International soccer will be gracing Limerick next month, as Dave O’Connell’s Republic of Ireland team look to qualify for the European Championships that were cancelled due to COVID previously. With a couple of Limerick representatives on the team, it’s set to be a great occasion for Limerick and its soccer spheres. The first game is…

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RESULTS: Club Rugby action continues across the province

By Joe Saunders / September 27, 2021 /

There was a busy weekend of domestic rugby action across the province with plenty of teams in action in many grades. Here is a list of all of the results: Women’s All Ireland League: Ballincollig 14, Suttonians 13; Blackrock College 11, Railway Union 25; Malone 25, Galwegians 17; U.L. Bohemian 46, Cooke 12; Wicklow 0,…

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RESULTS: Round two of the 3Dental Limerick Ladies Football Championships

By Joe Saunders / September 27, 2021 /

After a busy weekend of action across the county, there’s plenty to brew over from the 3Dental Limerick Ladies Football Championship. Round one threw up a few surprises and this round was no different, with a few sides out of action due to byes. In the Senior championship, Old Mill drew with defending champions St…

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Saturday Round Up | Galtee Gaels move into the SFC semi-final at the expense of Oola as knockout stages in IFC & PJFC continue

By Joe Saunders / September 25, 2021 /

There were five games played in the Limerick Football Championships on Saturday. In the SFC, Galtee Gaels defeated Oola in Kilmallock to move into the semi-finals of the competition. They join Monaleen in the last four after they beat Fr Caseys on Friday evening. At the other end of the top tier, St. Kieran’s ensured…

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WATCH: Sporting LK Soccer Pod EP23 | Treaty prepare for Cork City, Munster Junior Cup & More!

By Joe Saunders / September 24, 2021 /

Sporting Limerick’s Adrian Finnin was joined by Noel and Jason O’Connor to discuss the latest week of soccer in the county. The trio dove right into their talk about Treaty’s upcoming game with Cork City, the Munster derby. A crucial game towards the business end of the season for Barrett’s men. They looked back on…

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WATCH: Claughan’s Cian Graham looks ahead to Newcastle West in SFC quarter-final

By Joe Saunders / September 24, 2021 /

Ahead of the quarter-final challenge of Newcastle West, Claughaun’s Cian Graham has said that the game is a nothing to lose free-hit opportunity to get one over the overall competition favourites. Graham admitted that coming out of intermediate, the main objective was to stay up at this level and now they’re in a quarter-final, it’ll…

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Munster Academy winger Conor Phillips included in Ireland Sevens Squad

By Joe Saunders / September 23, 2021 /

The Ireland Sevens squad have arrived in Edmonton for the second leg of a HSBC Canada Sevens double-header, where they will face Germany, Jamaica and Great Britain in Saturday’s Pool action. Conor Phillips, the Greencore Munster Rugby Academy prospect has been included in the squad and will look to continue his good form after scoring…

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WATCH: Fr Casey’s Chris Smith hoping to get back to winning ways in Monaleen quarter-final

By Joe Saunders / September 23, 2021 /

Ahead of Fr Casey’s Junior A Quarter-Final against Monaleen on Friday, we caught up with Chris Smith to preview the clash from his teams perspective. Following a mixed bag of a group stage, resulting in both a win and a defeat, Casey’s will be looking for a strong performance against Monaleen, with Casey’s as slight…

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WATCH: Adare’s Harry Gleeson praises squad depth as he looks ahead to SFC quarter-final against Ballysteen

By Joe Saunders / September 21, 2021 /

Ahead of his sides Limerick SFC quarter-final game with Ballysteen, Adare manager Harry Gleeson has said that he’s expecting a ‘tough game’. Following two good victories over Na Piarsaigh and Oola, Gleeson is certain that the group learned a lot. “The positives out of them is that we were able to start with five newcomers,…

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