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John the Baptist and Rice College do battle at Gaelic Grounds

By Raffaele Rocca / February 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

John the Baptist Community School, Hospital bidding for Munster glory in Gaelic Grounds decider Best of luck to John the Baptist Community School, Hospital in today’s final. We caught up with players and management to find out about the build up for the big game with Rice College Ennis. Throw in at the Gaelic Grounds…

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UL Take On DCU St Pat’s In First Round Of 2017 O’Connor Cup

By Raffaele Rocca / February 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

University of Limerick take on DCU St Pats in the first round of the O’Connor Cup tonight at Rhebogue – the home of St Patrick’s – with throw in at 8pm. UL are looking to get this year’s campaign off to a winning start and ultimately go one step further that last year’s agonising 1-point…

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UL To Take On UCD In Sigerson Semi Final

By Raffaele Rocca / February 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

UL take on last year’s Sigerson Cup Champions UCD in semi-final This is UL’s second year in a row in the Sigerson Cup weekend – and with nothing to lose – we can be sure that they will throw everything they have at a star studded UCD side. Paths to the Semi Final UCD Rd…

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Mary I Power Past NUIG To Make Fitzgibbon Final Four

By Raffaele Rocca / February 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

A powerful display saw last year’s Fitzgibbon Cup champions Mary I progress to this year’s Semi- final stages with a 4-18 to 1-16 win over NUIG. The Limerick College started the game strong from the off with two points from half forward Darragh O’Donovan and a goal from Tipperary’s Alan Flynn who finished to the…

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LIT Book Semi Final Date With Holders Mary I Following Tough UCD Encounter

By Raffaele Rocca / February 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

A dominant second half performance from LIT was enough to overcome a serious challenge from Nicky English’s UCD 1-20 to 1-13 in today’s second Fitzgibbon Cup Quarter Final in Moylish. LIT started the brighter of the two teams and raced into a 0-3 to 0-1 lead but were pegged back in the 6th minute as…

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Coláiste Na Trócaire bidding for All-Ireland Glory

By Raffaele Rocca / February 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

Rathkeale School, Coláiste Na Trócaire looking to get past Westport in All-Ireland Final Best of luck to the Coláiste na Trócaire, Rathkeale girls soccer team taking part in the All Ireland Final. They are a credit to their community and their county. We spoke with captains Eadaoin Lyons and Kate Geary as well as coach…

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Colaiste Na Trocaire V Sacred Heart School – Preview

By Raffaele Rocca / February 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

Colaiste Na Trocaire Girls soccer team play their FAI Schools Senior Girls All-Ireland Final tomorrow against Sacred Heart School Westport. The West Limerick side made the final by getting past Presentation Secondary School of Kilkenny two weeks ago on a score line of 2-0 with Phoenix- Mulcaire Shire and Eadaoin Lyons netting the goals. CNT…

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Fitzgibbon Cup Quarter Finals Preview

By Raffaele Rocca / February 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

Mary I will continue their defence of the Fitzgibbon cup tomorrow as they welcome NUIG to the South Circular Road at 2pm. The following day UL and LIT will look to reach the Fitzgibbon Cup weekend once more as they face IT Carlow and UCD respectively. Both Limerick squads have home advantage with UL throwing…

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UL advance past DIT to make it to Sigerson weekend

By Raffaele Rocca / February 9, 2017 / 0 Comments

UL are into the Sigerson Cup Semi Final after an impressive display of football saw them emerge with a 0-10 to 0-07 victory over DIT at a very cold pitch one in UL. The home team started well with a point from Mayo Senior Fergal Boland after Gearoid Hegarty caught the ball from the throw…

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Determined UL get past tough WIT challenge

By Raffaele Rocca / February 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

UL 0-13 WIT 1-08 Ashbourne Cup Hard work and pure determination carried UL over the line in Round 3 of the Ashbourne Cup last night as the UL women had a brilliant but tough win against a very strong WIT side 0-13 to 1-08. Playing with the wind in the first half UL got off…

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