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WATCH – John Kiely looking for further improvement

By Luke Liddy / August 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick senior hurling boss John Kiely has said all season that he has been looking for incremental improvements from his side as they progressed through the campaign. This philosophy is no different heading into the biggest game from a Limerick hurling point of view since 2007. “We’ll be looking to be a better team the…

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Limerick’s Joy Neville to officiate third successive World Rugby Sevens Series

By Luke Liddy / August 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

A team of 25 match officials from 15 Unions, including Ireland’s Joy Neville, has been announced for this coming season’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series as the countdown to the 2020 Olympic Games gathers pace. Reigning World Rugby Referee of the Year Joy Neville has previously officiated at the Women’s Rugby World Cup final, refereed a…

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Limerick’s Aaron Tier’s goal helps Ireland earn IFCPF European Championship bronze

By Luke Liddy / August 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Ireland Cerebral Palsy side claimed a bronze medal at the IFCPF European Championships following a 2-1 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday. Limerick man Aaron Tier hit the back of the net to give Ireland the lead 47th minute before captain Gary Messett claimed the winning goal. https://twitter.com/shero1325/status/1026113539877076992 Speaking to the FAI’s official website…

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WATCH – Galway progress to meet Limerick in All Ireland final

By Luke Liddy / August 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

We’re all set for a Treaty v Tribesmen senior hurling showpiece at Croke Park on August 19th with Limerick looking to end a 45-year drought against the defending champions. It will be the second meeting of the season between the sides with John Kiely’s overcoming an eight point half-time deficit to defeat Galway and earn…

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Limerick jockeys Billy Lee and Mark Enright land Galway festival awards

By Luke Liddy / August 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Mark Enright was confirmed as the top National Hunt jockey after riding his third winner of the meeting aboard Henry de Bromhead’s Show And Go in the Lord Hemphill Memorial Handicap Chase on the final day of the festival. Enright made headlines on Wednesday when he claimed victory in The Galway Plate aboard the Gordon…

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No joy for Ireland U18 women’s basketball side against Russia

By Luke Liddy / August 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s Eve Nealon is involved with the squad. Report courtesy of Basketball Ireland. It was a tough day on court for the Ireland Under 18 women’s team today as they lost out 77-37 to a tall and very physical Russian side in their second group game at the FIBA Under 18 Women’s European Championship Division…

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The Irish women’s Hockey side and Limerick’s Roisin Upton capture the heart of a nation

By Luke Liddy / August 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Irish Women’s Hockey team came into the World Cup in London as the second lowest ranked team in the competition and ended the tournament as national heroes. Ireland completed their journey with a silver medal finish and all 18 amateur stars can hold their heads high despite a 6-0 defeat to hockey standard-bearers and…

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Paul O’Connell adds to Limerick flavour at Stade Francais

By Luke Liddy / August 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Former Munster, Ireland and Lions captain Paul O’Connell has joined the coaching staff at French side Stade Francais as forwards coach. The Limerick man has signed a two year deal at the Top 14 club, with an option of a further year. O’Connell will link up with fellow Limerick native Mike Prendergast, who, like O’Connell,…

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Munster Rugby unveil new alternative and European kits

By Luke Liddy / August 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

The new adidas Munster Rugby European and Alternate jerseys were today unveiled completing the province’s playing range for the 2018/19 campaign. The designs of the two new Munster Rugby kits were inspired by Thomond Park and the Cliffs of Moher with both going on sale Exclusively at Life Style Sports from tomorrow (Friday). The new…

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Roisin Upton and Irish Hockey side set for historic evening

By Luke Liddy / August 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Irish Hockey team will be hoping to continue their remarkable World Cup campaign this evening. Former Crescent College Comprehensive and Catholic Institute star Roisin Upton has been an integral member of the squad throughout the pool stages helping Ireland to reach their first ever World Cup quarter-final. Special message from All Blacks legend &…

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