Joe Saunders

Limerick Celtics unveil new signing Rafa Llopis Martinez

By Joe Saunders / September 13, 2021 /

Limerick Celtics have announced another new signing as Rafa LLopis Martinez joins up for the 2021/22 season. This comes after the promising Andre Woodford signing last week. The 28-year-old Spaniard is 6’5″ and a power forward, who previously played for Navarra. Speaking on the signing, all at the club are excited for Martinez to get…

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Second half surge seals Interprovincial Crown for Munster Women

By Joe Saunders / September 13, 2021 /

An excellent second half showing brought the first Women’s Interprovincial title to Munster in four years. With Ireland players occupied with preparation for the start of the Rugby World Cup qualifying tournament, this season’s Interpros were played without the international players. The hosts, Leinster led 7-5 at half time, vying for their third Interpro in…

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WATCH: Treaty Talk EP153 | Hurling Championships kick off with a bang as round two quickly approaches

By Joe Saunders / September 10, 2021 /

Sporting Limerick’s Jack Neville & Matt O’Callaghan are back with another episode of Treaty Talk to kickstart your sporting weekend. The duo look back on an eventful opening weekend of the Limerick Hurling Championships. Attention then moves to this weekend’s games with some club’s season already on the line. As usual they give their predictions…

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RESULTS: Junior and Intermediate Football continues around the county

By Joe Saunders / September 9, 2021 /

With club hurling and football action in full swing, there were some games played since last weekend. There’s plenty to look forward to next weekend but before that, football was the focus. Here are results from this week’s action so far. Div 1 City Junior B Football Championship Mungret St Paul’s 0-14 v 0-4 Ballinacurra…

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WATCH: Sporting LK Soccer Podcast EP21 | Treaty United return to winning ways

By Joe Saunders / September 8, 2021 /

Adrian Finnin was joined by Noel and Jason O’Connor to discuss the latest week of soccer in the county

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Limerick Celtics complete signing of Ohio native Andre Woodford

By Joe Saunders / September 7, 2021 /

Limerick Celtics have completed the signing of former St Francis University guard Andre Wolford for the upcoming 2021 – 2022 Men’s National League season. Andre played his college basketball for St Francis University (PA) and was one of the nations top three point shooters. Announcing the move, Andre has said that he’s looking forward to…

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CRICKET: Junior League within touching distance as Limerick complete clean sweep

By Joe Saunders / September 6, 2021 /

Limerick Cricket Club continued their fine run of form across all divisions with three victories from three this weekend. With the Limerick 1st XI out of action, the 2nd, 3rd and 4th XIs had important games they knew would impact their final standings as the business ends to the respective seasons came to the fore.…

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James McClean asks for patience, stating Irish media ‘get a kick out of us not doing well’

By Joe Saunders / September 6, 2021 /

Ireland winger James McClean has criticised the Irish media and asked for patience with the current Ireland set-up following the disappointing 1-1 draw with Azerbaijan. The team is a melange of young and experienced as the under fire Stephen Kenny is at the helm, with just the one win in his opening 15 games at…

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WATCH: Simon Zebo makes Munster return at Thomond Park challenge match

By Joe Saunders / September 6, 2021 /

Munster Rugby’s record try scorer Simon Zebo returned to playing on Thomond Park for the first time since 2018 during Saturday’s Munster Challenge Match. As part of their pre-season campaign, the Munster team held an internal challenge match with a 60-minute match, ‘Munster Red’ against ‘Munster Grey’as supporters returned for a game that replaced the…

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WATCH: “Nothing beats championship” – Na Piarsaigh manager Kieran Bermingham on victory over Kilmallock

By Joe Saunders / September 6, 2021 /

Following his sides’ 3-16 to 0-15 victory over Kilmallock, Na Piarsaigh manager Kieran Bermingham said that he’s ‘delighted’ with the performance and the result from the LIT Gaelic Grounds. The current Limerick SHC champions showed their grit in a competitive game without some of their big name players, with the likes of Peter and Mike…

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