Joe Saunders

PREVIEW: Final spot up for grabs as Limerick face Cork in the Munster Championship

By Joe Saunders / July 2, 2021 /

Limerick and Cork renew acquaintances this Saturday evening as they meet in the Munster Senior Hurling Championship semi-final in Semple Stadium. The Munster rivals have shared a special rivalry over the years with their most recent encounters proving box office. They have split their last five meetings having a pair of wins each and an…

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PREVIEW: The Limerick Senior Camogie side seek a second ever Munster Championship title against Cork

By Joe Saunders / July 2, 2021 /

Pat Ryan’s Limerick Senior side face Cork this Saturday in the 2021 Munster Camogie Championship final in the Ragg at 3.30pm. It is a repeat of the 2017 decider where Limerick claimed a first ever title at the grade with a 1-13 to 0-14 victory. That win came twelve months after Limerick were beaten by…

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FIXTURES: Limerick Hurling Leagues (July 1st – July 4th)

By Joe Saunders / June 30, 2021 /

With two big Limerick intercounty hurling games on the horizon, club games continue throughout the county over the coming days. The senior hurlers take on Cork in the Munster Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final on Saturday night at Semple Stadium with throw-in at 19:00. The minors are due to play their postponed All-Ireland semi-final against Galway…

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FAI Senior Cup Draw – Fairview Rangers handed tough test in qualifying round

By Joe Saunders / June 30, 2021 /

The FAI Senior Cup qualifying round draw has been made with six qualifying round ties scheduled over the week ending Sunday, July 11 with the action set to get underway at Grange Gorman Astro between Oliver Bond Celtic v Killester Donnycarney. Current FAI Junior champions Limerick’s Fairview Rangers have been drawn at home to Athenry…

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WATCH: Limerick’s John Kiely on Conor Murray being named as Lions captain

By Joe Saunders / June 29, 2021 /

Conor Murray was named as Lions captain in place of the injured Alun Wyn Jones. Speaking at a press conference before the Limerick hurlers clash against Cork, manager John Kiely shared his thoughts on having a Limerick representative leading out the Lions.

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Limerick Cricket Round-Up: First team continue fine run of form

By Joe Saunders / June 28, 2021 /

Some of you may remember Allison Becker’s recent miracle goal for Liverpool in the dying moments of their Premier League encounter with West Brom. The goal meant Liverpool, although remaining outside top 4, were guaranteed a top 4 spot if they were to win all of their games. Limerick Cricket Club were no different yesterday.…

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Sarah Lavin dedicates 100m national race win to an old friend

By Joe Saunders / June 28, 2021 /

LIMERICK athlete Sarah Lavin of Emerald AC is in good stead to gain Olympic qualification after her 100m hurdles victory in Dublin on Sunday. Lavin (27), recorded her second fastest ever time, running the race in just 13.17 seconds. It came just over a week after she broke her own personal record, finishing in 12.95…

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RESULTS: Limerick Hurling Leagues (Weekending 27 June)

By Joe Saunders / June 28, 2021 /

It was a busy weekend of Limerick hurling last weekend with plenty of teams in action throughout all of the leagues. Some teams are still yet to lose a game since the games return a few weeks ago but there’s still a lot more hurling to be played over the summer. City Senior League Monaleen…

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Limerick’s Carolyn Hayes selected to represent Ireland at Tokyo Olympics

By Joe Saunders / June 28, 2021 /

Newcastle West triathlete Carolyn Hayes has been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo. Hayes (33), will compete in the Individual Women’s event over the 26-27 July. The Women’s Individual event starts at 6:30 in the morning of July 26. Speaking about the selection, Hayes said: “It is incredible to be…

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Limerick Camogie Round-up – Results and Upcoming Fixtures

By Joe Saunders / June 23, 2021 /

It was a busy weekend for Limerick Camogie with the senior, junior and U16 sides all in action. There were mixed results for the adult teams on Saturday while the U16s had a big win the following day. Recap both those games and look ahead to all the upcoming club games below. Munster Camogie Senior…

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