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WATCH: “This is massive for us” – John Ryan on sponsorship deal with Woodlands House Hotel

By John Keogh / February 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Last night saw Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel & Spa pledge their continued support of Limerick Ladies Football and Camogie as they were named the 2019 sponsor of both county panels.   The announcement was made at an event held at the four-star Adare hotel celebrating Limerick Women in Sport, past, present and future. As well as…

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WATCH: Archer on Munster’s fine form and keeping things ticking over without Irish stars

By John Keogh / February 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Stephen Archer played a key role in Munster’s win last week against the Ospreys that kept Johann van Graan’s men top of Conference A of the Pro14. Munster travel to Wales again this weekend with the Scarlets being the opposition on Saturday (5pm). Archer is hopeful that Munster can continue to keep things ticking over…

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WATCH: UL launches Masters in Sports Journalism

By John Keogh / February 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

A new course aimed at training the next generation of sports journalists has been launched at the University of Limerick Rugby icon Keith Wood, Irish Examiner sports Editor Tony Leen and RTE sports presenter Jacqui Hurley are among the top sports media industry figures that will be involved in the course. As well as a…

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WATCH: Neil Cronin on “adapting” to professional game after Munster return

By John Keogh / February 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

Neil Cronin made the step up from amateur rugby to the professional game in the off-season and his impressive displays thus far have seen him awarded a two-year-deal. The Garryowen man admits that the change was difficult at first but has very much found his feet at Munster now. “I’ve adapted now. Pre-season was tough…

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WATCH: Van Graan hails “world class” Tadhg Beirne after Ospreys victory

By John Keogh / February 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster continued their excellent Pro14 form with a 19-13 victory against the Ospreys at Liberty Stadium last Friday. The win keeps Munster ahead of Glasgow Warriors at the top of Conference A. Head coach Johann van Graan was delighted to keep the fine run going. He hailed the impact that Tadhg Beirne made in the…

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LISTEN: Vital victory for Young Munster over Garryowen in AIL derby

By John Keogh / February 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Young Munster earned what could prove to be a crucial AIL victory over bitter rivals Garryowen at Tom Clifford Park on Friday evening. The win saw Gearoid Prendergast’s gain ground on third from bottom UCC. However, Terenure’s shock win against Lansdowne saw them keep tabs on The Cookies. Garryowen made a superb start to the…

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ICYMI: Reaction to defeats for hurlers, footballers and camogie side

By John Keogh / February 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

It was a busy weekend on the gaelic games front with all four Limerick senior teams in action. Billy Lee’s footballers were up first on Saturday afternoon. Despite an excellent performance, Lee’s charges fell to a 0-12 to 0-11 loss after Gary Plunkett point in added time saw Leitrim to victory. Lee was emotional in…

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WATCH: Ireland reignite Six Nations title hopes with bonus point win in Rome

By John Keogh / February 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

It wasn’t pretty but Ireland are back in the hunt for the Six Nations Championship after a 26-16 bonus point win over Italy in Rome. Tries from Quinn Roux, Jacob Stockdale, Keith Earls and Conor Murray saw Ireland to the hard fought win. They were pushed all the way by a gallant Italian outfit but…

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WATCH: Billy Lee reaction after Limerick fall to one point loss to Leitrim

By John Keogh / February 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick lost out by the slimmest of margins to Leitrim in a heartbreaking defeat in Kilmallock this afternoon. Billy Lee’s side were level at 0-11 apiece deep into added time but Gary Plunkett superb strike saw Leitrim to a 0-12 to 0-11 victory. Limerick struggled to get into the game in the early stages but…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown EP89 With Three Red Kings & Sporting Limerick

By John Keogh / February 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

In this episode, Sporting Limerick’s Raffaele Rocca and Tom Savage of Three Red Kings preview Munster v Ospreys and this weekend’s Six Nations action. Munster travel to Swansea this evening for a crucial Pro14 clash against the Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium. Johann van Graan named his team for this game yesterday and it shows…

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