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Ballysteen Point-to-Point set for another successful meeting

By Raffaele Rocca / April 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

This Sunday marks another edition of the long running Ballysteen Point-to-Point. Sporting Limerick sat down with two of the many organisers involved in running the event. Treasurer Tommy Kelly and Clerk of the Course, John Neville talked about the challenges facing the point to point and the buzz and excitement that surrounds the local community…

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Murray, Stander & O’Mahony selected for Lions

By Raffaele Rocca / April 19, 2017 / 1 Comment

Warren Gatland this afternoon confirmed a 41 man squad for this summer’s Tour to New Zealand with Munster’s Conor Murray, Peter O’Mahony and CJ Stander all included. A member of the successful side that toured Australia in 2013, Conor Murray is named on a Lions squad for the second time with CJ Stander and Peter O’Mahony…

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Sr Ian McGeechan discusses Lions Captains

By Raffaele Rocca / April 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

McGeechan discusses Lions Captains. With the selection almost upon us, Sir Ian McGeechan discusses the attributes of the Official Lions Rugby captain, like a candidate, they should be a leader and earn the respect of others. Who would you recruit?

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highlights of Munster’s win over Ulster at the weekend

By Raffaele Rocca / April 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

Video highlights of Munster’s 22-20 win over Ulster at the weekend. It was a gritty performance that had more mistakes that we would have liked but the fact is that Munster have been superb this season and have secured a semi final spot in the pro 12. Let’s hope we can book a Champions Cup…

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Willie Boland on Cork defeat and Galway league tie

By Raffaele Rocca / April 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

Interim manager gives his thoughts on the 3-0 defeat by Cork City in the EA Sports Cup as well as looking forward to the league game with Galway at the weekend. Listen below. Audio courtesy of Limerick FC.

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Watch all the Goals from Limerick’s 3-0 win over Drogheda

By Raffaele Rocca / April 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

All the goals from Limerick’s fine win over Drogheda. GOALS! Rodrigo Tosi, Chris Mulhall, and Chiedozie Ogbene all got on the score-sheet against Drogheda Utd on Saturday. Check out their goals here… Video courtesy of Limerick FC.

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Lions selection deadline fast approaching

By Raffaele Rocca / April 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

Lions selection entering last hours.   With months of guessing who will and who won’t make the plane to New Zealand, the British and Irish Lions squad will be named tomorrow. Here’s how two of Ireland’s most respected pundits- Gerry Thornley and Brendan Fanning, think will make Warren Gatland’s selection. Brendan Fanning’s Lions Squad Fullbacks: S…

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Boland gives post match reaction on cup exit

By Raffaele Rocca / April 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

Willie Boland give his post match reaction to the 3-0 defeat by Cork City in the EA Sports Cup. After a disappointing 3-0 defeat interim boss Willie Boland gives his thoughts. The fact that there was so many changes on the Limerick starting team would suggest that the league is the top priority and rightly…

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Erasmus says ‘nothing happening’ on South African front

By Raffaele Rocca / April 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

Rassie Erasmus has somewhat quelled speculation surrounding his Munster future. Recent speculation surrounding the future intentions of Rassie Erasmus regarding the Springboks and whether or not he would see out his contract with Munster has done little to ease the nerves of the red army. While the fitness of some key players has dominated the…

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UL Bohemians face Railway Union in Cup Semi Final Replay

By Raffaele Rocca / April 16, 2017 / 1 Comment

UL Bohs women side take on Railway Union in the All Ireland Cup semi final replay this afternoon at 3pm at the 4g pitch at UL The Robins who have already won the Munster Senior Cup and the All-Ireland League title will be looking to take a step towards completing a treble. The two have…

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