Raffaele Rocca

WATCH: Craig Casey “Coming Down To NZ is an entirely different challenge than paying them in the Aviva”

By Raffaele Rocca / June 25, 2022 /

“To be down in the pinnacle of international rugby and test yourself and bond as a group is brilliant.” Ireland scrum-half Craig Casey spoke to media in Auckland on Saturday, as he discussed the squad’s first week in New Zealand

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WATCH: Andy Farrell “We’ll Be Well Up For The Challenge, There’s No Doubt”

By Raffaele Rocca / June 25, 2022 /

Irish Rugby coach Andy Farrell has given his first press conference on New Zealand soil ahed of their eagerly anticipated Summer tour. The touring party arrived on three different flights but have trained together since the earlier part of this week. “We’re here, we’re glad to be here,” Farrell said. “We’ve had a few days’…

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Shine Happy With Win But Says Limerick Still Have Things To Work On

By Raffaele Rocca / June 23, 2022 /

Limerick booked their place in the TG4 All Ireland Junior Semi Final with a comprehensive win over New York at the Gaelic Grounds last evening but manager Graham Shine still feels there is room from improvement. “The objective was to get the job done and get to an All Ireland Semi Final but we were…

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Injury Update! Peter Casey & Barry Murphy Back, Cian Lynch on Track!

By Raffaele Rocca / June 23, 2022 /

Limerick hurling manager John Kiely issued a hugely positive injury update last night with confirmation that Peter Casey, Barry Murphy and Cian Lynch have all returned to training ahead of the All Ireland Semi Final with Galway. “Cian is making fantastic progress through his rehab and hasn’t had any setback throughout the process. The medical…

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Highlights as Stormers Edge Bulls In Opening URC Final

By Raffaele Rocca / June 20, 2022 /

Watch the highlights from DHL Stormers 18-13 Vodacom Bulls in the first final of the newly formed URC competition. The Stormers beat Ulster in their semi final while the Bulls defeated Leinster at the RDS. DHL Stormers’ Deon Fourie reacts to winning the URC 1 Grand Final against Vodacom Bulls DHL Stormers coach John Dobson…

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Last 16 exit for Limerick despite maiden century for Smithies

By Raffaele Rocca / June 20, 2022 /

Limerick will rue a missed opportunity for a major scalp in their season by falling just short of a place in the Clear Currency National Cup quarter finals yesterday against Cregagh. The Shannonsiders were knocked out in their last 16 tie in Adare having come 36 runs short of their target. The silver lining for…

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Limerick Racing News As Newcastlewest’s Gary Noonan Continues Winning Ways

By Raffaele Rocca / June 20, 2022 /

Newcastle West conditional jockey Gary Noonan landed his second success of the month and got County Sligo trainer Mark McNiff back among the winners for the first time since early May as Presenting Lad landed the second division of the two-mile opportunity handicap hurdle at Roscommon on Tuesday. Owned by the Presenting The Lads Syndicate,…

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WATCH: Leinster Second String Humble Munster At The Aviva

By Raffaele Rocca / May 22, 2022 /

Different Leinster starting XV same old result as Munster are humbled by Leo Cullen’s second string side at the Aviva Stadium. Munster winless run against Leinster at the Aviva Stadium runs back all the way to 2014 and following on from last night’s performance, it does not look like ending anytime soon. The manner of…

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Highlights as Munster Overcome Exeter to Book 1/4 Final Spot

By Raffaele Rocca / April 16, 2022 /

Fly-half Joey Carbery tallied 21 points as Munster Rugby beat Exeter Chiefs 26-10 at Thomond Park to book their place in the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals. What a day at Thomond Park. Watch the highlights here!

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Tiger Woods to Play in 2022 JP McManus Pro-Am at Adare Manor 

By Raffaele Rocca / April 14, 2022 /

Tournament organisers have today confirmed that 15-time Major champion Tiger Woods will join the world class field of professionals and sports stars for the upcoming JP McManus Pro-Am at Adare Manor, July 4th – 5th. Woods, who has 82 PGA Tour wins and has led the Official World Golf Rankings for a record total of 683 weeks in his career, will…

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