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LISTEN: The Breakdown EP73 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / December 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

We look back on Munster’s 30-5 win over Castres in the Champions Cup on Sunday afternoon in what really was a mixed bag of a game. While Munster will be happy with some aspects of the win, some first half inaccuracies ultimately meant they would not claim the bonus point win that their possession and…

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Limerick Boxers Sheehy & Casey are Belgian bound for international bouts

By Raffaele Rocca / December 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Two of Limerick’s top Elite amateur boxers will travel to Belgium this week to fight in a huge sporting event in Charleroi on Saturday night 15th December. St Francis boxers Myles Casey and Kevin Sheehy – both of whom have won four national titles each – are no strangers to international competition. Owing to the…

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WATCH: Reaction from JvG, Peter O’Mahony, Mike Haley & Joe El-Abd

By Raffaele Rocca / December 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster were too good for Castres on Sunday afternoon racking up an impressive 30-5 win in their Pool 2 encounter at Thomond Park.  We got he the post match thoughts of Munster’s Peter O’Mahony and Johann van Graan while Castres forwards coach Joe El-Abd faced the media and gave his reaction to his side’s loss.…

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WATCH: Highlights of Munster’s 30-5 win over Castres

By Raffaele Rocca / December 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster took another big towards qualifying from Pool 2 of the Champions Cup with a 30-5 win over Castres at Thomond Park. Despite the late withdrawals of Joey Carbery and Chris Farrell prior to kick off, Munster had enough to take 4 match points from the game.  Taking a 6-0 lead into the break, Munster…

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Munster get the job done but big improvement needed

By Raffaele Rocca / December 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster did what they had to do in their 30-5 Champions Cup win over Castres in Thomond Park but will be well aware that serious improvements will be needed for the return leg in France next weekend.  Despite the result Munster will feel that bonus point was very much there for the taking and but…

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LISTEN: Treaty Talk EP46 With Sporting Limerick & Matt O’Callaghan

By Raffaele Rocca / December 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

Matt O’Callaghan joins us for a rundown of some big U21 football games over the weekend with a U21 B football semi final, two premier U21 football semi finals and an U21 A football final down for decision. The fixtures are listed below.  FRIDAY 7THDECEMBER, 2018 County U21 B Football Championship Semi Final-E.T.I.N. Bruff/Galtee Gaels…

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WATCH: John Kiely reflects on Séamus Hickey’s “exemplary career”

By Raffaele Rocca / December 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick stalwart Seamus Hickey called time on his intercounty career earlier this week after over a decade within the green and white.  Hickey won honours including the Harty and Croke cups, a Fitzgibbon medal, Munster SHC medal and finally landing the biggest prize of them all last August in Croke Park.  Speaking at the launch…

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Séamus Hickey retires from Intercounty Hurling

By Raffaele Rocca / December 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick stalwart and All Ireland winner Séamus Hickey today announced his retirement form Intercounty hurling via a statement on the GPA website.  “It has been God’s great blessing and an enormous privilege to wear the Limerick jersey from my teenage years through my entire adult life. It is an even greater blessing to have been…

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WATCH: Dreams snippet – last moments of All Ireland Final

By Raffaele Rocca / December 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Another teaser from Limerick GAA and Sporting Limerick’s collaboration which is due out in shops soon. This snippet centres on the final moments of the All Ireland Final as the great Joe Canning stands over last minute free to level the game from deep inside his own half.  Recollections from John Kiely, Cian Lynch, Declan…

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WATCH: Dreams snippet – reaction to Nickie’s save against Cork

By Raffaele Rocca / December 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Another teaser from Limerick GAA and Sporting Limerick’s collaboration which is due out in shops soon. This snippet centres on Nickie Quaid’s intervention against Cork in the semi final with recollections from Cian Lynch, Declan Hannon and Kyle Hayes. Who will ever forget the last ten minutes against Cork, Nickie’s save and the impact of…

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