Mark Reilly

WATCH: Limerick native helps St Patrick’s Athletic to FAI Cup final victory in dramatic penalty shoot-out

By Mark Reilly / November 29, 2021 /

St Patricks Athletic striker and Limerick native Ronan Coughlan celebrated winning the FAI Cup yesterday as his side saw off Dublin rivals Bohemians in the final at the Aviva Stadium in front of 37,126 fans. The cup final victory is St Pats first since 2014 with the sides playing out an entertaining clash that was…

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The Breakdown EP164 | Ireland thump Argentina to round off Autumn Nations Series in style | Larkham’s Munster exit and more!

By Mark Reilly / November 25, 2021 /

Mark Reilly is joined by Benjamin Geary as they look back on Ireland’s convincing 53-7 win over Argentina over the weekend. Mark and Ben return to bring you the latest instalment of The Breakdown podcast, where the duo dive right in to Ireland’s emphatic win over the Pumas at the Aviva Stadium. The pair will…

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Magical Ireland stun New Zealand

By Mark Reilly / November 13, 2021 /

Ireland put on a dazzling display in Dublin this afternoon to see off the mighty All Blacks in sensational fashion. Andy Farrell’s side dominated throughout to seal a brilliant 29-20 victory. In front of a crowded Aviva Stadium, Ireland put on arguably their best performance in some time to see off the Kiwis, and make…

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Limerick’s Graham ‘G Train’ McCormack set for BUI Celtic title bout on November 19

By Mark Reilly / November 12, 2021 /

Limerick boxer Graham McCormack will contest for the vacant BUI Celtic title in Glasgow on November 19. The fighter with a record of 6-1-0 will face off against Scotsman Paul Kean. The 34-year-old known as the ‘G Train’ will be looking to build upon his recent success in previous outings and will look to once…

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OPINION: Centurion | Sexton illustrates once again why he is Ireland’s best ten

By Mark Reilly / November 12, 2021 /

Johnny Sexton became Ireland’s seventh centurion over the weekend. Following his 100th cap in Irelands demolition of Japan this past weekend, once more Jonathon Sexton reminded the rugby world of his ability, but also illustrated why he is still the best fly-half in our nation. With his omission from Warren Gatland’s Lions squad that saw defeat…

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Preview | Munster Junior League And Women’s Senior Cup Semi-Finals

By Mark Reilly / November 11, 2021 /

The Munster Junior League continues this weekend with games across all five conferences in addition to some Munster Women’s Senior Cup action. The semi-finals of the Munster Women’s Senior Cup are down for decision this weekend as the Munster Junior League continues.. Shannon-LIT go head to head with Tipperary at Coonagh and UL Bohemian lock…

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Two Munster players named in Ireland Women’s starting side To Face USA

By Mark Reilly / November 11, 2021 /

The Ireland Match Day 23 for Friday night’s historic first Women’s Test at the RDS (Kick-off 7.15pm, live on RTÉ Player) has been named, with uncapped Munster back row Maeve Óg O’Leary included for the first time. Having been a standout performer during the recent Vodafone Women’s Inter-Provincial Series and during the opening rounds of…

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Mark Enright completes full house with another victory | Weekly Racing News

By Mark Reilly / November 8, 2021 /

Mark Enright put himself in a very select grouping when winning the Melbourne 10 Sorry We Can’t Be There Handicap at Laytown on Monday with Hell Left Loose for trainer Denis Hogan. Enright asked every question of his partner in the closing stages Enright to mow down Teddy Boy late on by a neck, and…

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Tribute Song dedicated to Munster legend Anthony Foley to launch on Saturday in aid of Orla’s Wild Ways Charity

By Mark Reilly / November 8, 2021 /

A tribute song to Munster and Irish legend Anthony Foley will be launched during halftime in this weekend’s rugby international between Ireland and New Zealand at Aviva Stadium. Penned and performed by Hermitage Green singer and former Irish rugby international Barry Murphy, ‘Alone You Stand’ is being released on the fifth anniversary of ‘Axel’ Foley’s…

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Billy Lee edges closer to 50-winner mark | Weekly Racing News

By Mark Reilly / October 26, 2021 /

Billy Lee has ridden in excess of 50 winners in a season on four previous occasions and a great run of success during the week left him of verge of another half-century. He reached the 46-winner mark with a winner for Willie McCreery and owner/breeder Eimear Mulhern at Gowran Park on Monday. He easily won…

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