Luke Liddy

Liam Ryan – “A loud Limerick crowd would be a big advantage for us”

By Luke Liddy / July 21, 2017 /

Liam Ryan – “A loud Limerick crowd would be a big advantage for us” The UL Vikings face into a massive game this Sunday in Garryowen RFC as they take on the Cork Admirals in the quarter final of the Shamrock Bowl. The Limerick side just missed out on qualifying straight into a home semi-final…

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Matt O’Callaghan – “Limerick will have to be patient and see how the game develops”

By Luke Liddy / July 20, 2017 /

John Tuohy’s side will need to be patient and see how Saturday’s game envelopes. Limerick face into the final round of the All Ireland Camogie Championship group stages against Wexford in Bruff this Saturday knowing that a win by 7 points or more will guarantee them a quarter final place. Speaking with Sporting Limerick, The…

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Guinness Pro12 release statemant regarding talks with South African Rugby Union

By Luke Liddy / July 19, 2017 /

The Pro12 have released a statement regarding their talks with the South African Rugby Union, where the Cheetahs and Kings are expected to join from the Super Rugby Club Competition. Various media reports say a deal has been struck, however today’s statement from the Pro12 does not yet confirm this to be true but does state…

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CLUB Limerick National Hunt Race Day

By Luke Liddy / July 19, 2017 /

CLUB Limerick’s annual afternoon at the Races will take place at Limerick Racecourse on Saturday afternoon, 22nd July 2017 at 2pm, followed by entertainment with Atomic Chicken. Liam Ahern from Limerick’s Live 95fm will be the MC for the Evening and he will be assisted by a Racing Tipster. Entry fee to include admission, race…

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Sam Barry faces into last 16 tie in Dublin

By Luke Liddy / July 19, 2017 /

Sam Barry will take on Tom Farquharson of Great Britain in the last 16 of the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown International Championships this Wednesday evening. The Futures event which is being held at Carrickmines Tennis Club began on Monday and has $25,000 prize money on offer. The Limerick man started the tournament with a convincing straight sets…

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Sam Barry set for Irish Open appearance

By Luke Liddy / July 18, 2017 /

Limerick tennis professional Sam Barry is set to take to the court for in the new AIG Irish Open Tennis Championships which returns to Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club in Dublin from July 22nd to 29th. The Ennis Road native was most recently in France playing an ITF doubles event, where he and American Peter Kobelt…

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Limerick Big Ball Club 7’s returns this weekend

By Luke Liddy / July 14, 2017 /

Mick Neville Park will host the second annual Big Ball Club 7’s tournament this Saturday, July 15. The tournament is organised by Rathkeale GAA club and serves to honour the memory of Shane Hourigan. Last years inaugural tournament was a great success with Ballylanders taking the top prize, in doing so they qualified for the…

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16th annual Pig ‘n’ Porter Festival kicks off this weekend

By Luke Liddy / July 14, 2017 /

Old Crescent RFC in association with Rugby Travel Ireland and TagRugby.ie (ITRA) will host the 16th annual Pig ‘n’ Porter Tag Rugby Festival across their grounds in Rosbrien, and the University Of Limerick on July 15. The event is expected to attract in excess of 4,000 people to the venue, with over 120 participating teams.…

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LISTEN: Greg O’Shea ‘Hopefully we can finish it off as Champions of Europe’

By Luke Liddy / July 11, 2017 /

Greg O’Shea ‘Hopefully we can finish it of as Champions of Europe’. Munster and Shannon’s Greg O’Shea is facing into a big weekend with the Ireland sevens squad this weekend, as they set off to Exeter for the final leg of the Rugby Europe Grand Prix Series. Last weekend’s showing in Clermont has ensured that…

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UL Vikings resigned to Wildcard game following loss to Dublin Rebels

By Luke Liddy / July 10, 2017 /

The UL Vikings failed to end the regular season unbeaten this Sunday, as they lost out 22-14 at the hands of the Dublin Rebels. The loss was made all the more frustrating for the Limerick side, as they saw what would have been the tying touchdown called back for a penalty late in the game.…

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