Raffaele Rocca

LISTEN: Ciara Neville looking forward to European Indoors

By Raffaele Rocca / February 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Emerald AC’s Ciara Neville has been selected as part of a 16 member team that will compete at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Glasgow on March 1-3. Neville made the European grade courtesy of a second place finished at the women’s 60 metre final at the Irish Life Health National Indoor Athletics Championships in…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown EP88 With Three Red Kings & Sporting Limerick

By Raffaele Rocca / February 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster returned to Pro14 action with a whopping 43-0 win over the Southern Kings to remain top of Conference A. Despite only taking a 12-0 lead into the break, Munster kicked on in the second half and ran away handy winners. We look back at the game as well as wins for Ulster, Leinster and…

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WATCH: Kyle Hayes “the ten minutes before half time really set us up”

By Raffaele Rocca / February 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Kyle Hayes returned to competitive action yesterday and made a winning return as Limerick enjoyed a 9-point win over Kilkenny. The Kildimo Pallaskenry clubman was happy with how Limerick coped with Kilkenny with the game never really in doubt once Limerick scored 2-3 without reply just before half time. Hayes was delighted to come away…

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WATCH: Dan Morrissey “we won’t get ahead of ourselves, it’s still only February”

By Raffaele Rocca / February 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick had too much for Kilkenny yesterday as they enjoyed a nine point winning margin on a scoreline of 2-18 to 0-15. The win keeps Limerick on top of division 1A with three wins from three. Sporting Limerick caught up with Ahane’s Dan Morrissey in the aftermath of yesterday’s and while he was delighted with…

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WATCH: John Kiely “Another step in right direction but long year ahead”

By Raffaele Rocca / February 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick made it three from three in the 2019 Allianz National hurling league to stay top of the pile in division 1A courtesy of a 2-18 to 0-15 win over Kilkenny. Speaking to the media afterwards John Kiely says the ten minutes before half time was crucial in securing the victory. “A very good performance,…

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WATCH: Limerick power past Cats in dominant 9-point win

By Raffaele Rocca / February 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick made it three wins from three in the Allianz National League with a superb 2-18 to 0-15 win over Kilkenny in their 1A clash at Nowlan Park this afternoon. A blistering opening 8 minutes saw Brian Cody’s side take a 0-4 to 0-2 lead with Billy Ryan slotting the opening score. Dowling responded with…

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WATCH: Highlights as Munster enjoy 7 try rout of Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / February 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

It wasn’t the greatest spectacle you will ever see but Munster move seven points clear of Glasgow at the top of Conference A of the Pro14 with the Scottish side facing a tough trip to Cardiff tomorrow evening. Despite being heavy favourites Munster laboured in the opening half despite playing with the aid of a…

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The Breakdown EP85 With Three Red Kings & Sporting Limerick

By Raffaele Rocca / February 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ireland suffered a bruising loss to England at the weekend to see their Grand Slam hopes dashed. We analyse the defeat and breakdown where it all went wrong, Ireland’s predictable attack and England’s superb line speed and defensive cohesion. We also look at what Ireland can do to bounce back against a confident Scottish side…

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Limerick Celtics win All Ireland Under 18 Girls Shield Final

By Raffaele Rocca / February 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Celtics overcame Oblates Dublin on Sunday to take the All Ireland Under 18 Girls Shield back to Limerick for the first time. Celtics opened strong with scores from Henar Colino and Sabhbh Edwards Murphy. Some excellent defense pressure by Laura Stapleton, Aoife Morrissey and Lauren Walsh resulted in some excellent steals and the Limerick  increased…

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LISTEN: John Kiely – Tipp challenge is “a different kettle of fish”

By Raffaele Rocca / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick manager John Kiely chatted with Sporting Limerick in advance of their game with Tipperary at the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday evening. Kiely knows that performance levels will have to move up a few levels if they are to get past a resurgent Tipperary who are back under the guidance of Liam Sheedy. Click on…

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