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WATCH: Reaction from Hodnett & van Graan as Munster Thump Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / February 15, 2020 /

Munster cruised to a ten try, 68-3 record win over the Southern Kings at Musgrave Park on Friday evening to move back on top of Conference B for the time being at least. We caught up with John Hodnett and Johann van Graan in the post match press conference.

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Limerick's League Clash With Waterford Postponed Until Sunday

By Raffaele Rocca / February 15, 2020 /

Following a Pitch Inspection and taking into consideration the weather conditions, the Limerick v Waterford Allianz Hurling League game fixed for this Saturday evening in LIT Gaelic Grounds is postponed. The game will now take place at 2pm, tomorrow Sunday, pending a pitch Inspection on Sunday morning at 9am. Sporting Limerick will update you on…

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Former Munster CEO Gareth Fitzgerald Passes Away

By Raffaele Rocca / February 14, 2020 /

Gareth Fitzgerald – former CEO of Munster Rugby – passed away on Friday evening. In a statement issued through their website, Munster Rugby said: It is with great sadness that Munster Rugby learned this evening of the passing of Garrett Fitzgerald following an illness. Garrett, who served as the province’s CEO since 1999, retired in…

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Munster Cruise To Ten-Try Rout Of Woeful Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / February 14, 2020 /

Johann van Graan’s side returned Pro14 action with a comprehensive 68-3 win over a pretty poor Kings side at Musgrave Park on Friday night to get their challenge for top spot in conference B back on track. The early exchanges were pretty unremarkable until the 7th minute when a searing John Hodnett took the ball…

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The Breakdown EP128 Ireland Slay Dragons to Set Up Triple Crown Decider in Twickenham

By Raffaele Rocca / February 11, 2020 /

Ireland made it a clean sweep as the men’s senior XV, 20s and club sides all won while the women also made it two wins from two. We breakdown the games plus England;’s gritty win in Scotland and France’s far from perfect win against Italy.

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WATCH: Highlights of Irish Clubs win over Scotland

By Raffaele Rocca / February 10, 2020 /

Highlights of a brilliant win for #IrelandClubs at Energia Park this weekend. With plenty of Limerick involvement in and around the team, there were some cracking tries scored on the night.

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WATCH: Ireland v Wales: Highlights & Reaction

By Raffaele Rocca / February 9, 2020 /

Watch highlights as Ireland took on Wales at the Aviva Stadium in Round 2 of the 2020 Guinness Six Nations. Tries from Larmour, Furlong, van der Flier and Conway helped Andy Farrell’s side to their second win on the bounce and will see them travel to Twickenham in two weeks time looking to complete the…

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WATCH: Prendergast, Kennedy & Ryan React to Irish Clubs win over Scots

By Raffaele Rocca / February 7, 2020 /

Ireland secured the Dalriada Cup with a deserved 22-17 victory over Scotland at Energia Park, on Friday evening. Ireland won the first leg of this tie 39-17 and therefore had one hand on the Dalriada Cup prior to kick-off and completed with a five point win. Sporting Limerick got the post match reaction of coach…

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By Raffaele Rocca / February 4, 2020 /

It was a good weekend for Irish Rugby as the mens, womens, u20s and club side all recorded Six Nations wins over Scotland. Despite Andy Farrell getting off to a winning start, his side laboured for large periods of the game against a tricky Scotland but ultimately their defensive wall stood firm with CJ Stander…

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Limerick Camogie Loss Confirmed After Game Review

By Raffaele Rocca / February 3, 2020 /

Limerick Camogie manager Paul Sexton had thought his side earned a 1-7 to 0-10 draw against Tipperary at the LIT Gaelic Grounds on Sunday but following a review of the game by the camogie association, the game was now been corrected to a score of 1-6 to 0-10 meaning a one point win for Tipp.…

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