Raffaele Rocca

WATCH: Highlights of Limerick’s crucial victory over Bohemians

By Raffaele Rocca / August 22, 2017 /

Highlights of Limerick’s crucial victory over Bohemians. Limerick FC took on Bohemian at the Markets Field on Saturday in a crucial match for the Superblues. Despite having plenty chances to put the game to bed, it was a tense encounter that was settled by a Rodrigo Tosi penalty which helps ease Limerick’s relegation woes. You…

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LISTEN: Inter county – “Kerry will learn more from drawn semi final”

By Raffaele Rocca / August 22, 2017 /

Speaking to Sporting Limerick Matt O’Callaghan thinks Kerry will be slightly the happier side after the drawn semi final. Kerry and Mayo served up a classic on Sunday as both teams couldn’t be separated after 70 plus minutes of intensity and skill. As Bryan Sheehan stepped up to attempt one last long range effort in…

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Munster’s Tyer Bleyendaal joins Irish training camp

By Raffaele Rocca / August 22, 2017 /

Munster’s Tyler Bleyendaal and Connacht’s Bundee Aki have joined the Irish training camp. The pair, who qualify under the three-year residency rule, were pictured at an extended training session at Carton House yesterday as they look to force their way into Joe Schmidt’s Test plans. Bleyendaal is a New Zealand U20 international and captained his…

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LISTEN: Are Kerry the real deal or do Mayo have one last kick in them?

By Raffaele Rocca / August 20, 2017 /

Are Kerry the real deal or do Mayo have one last kick in them? The last time these two sided meet in an All Ireland semi-final, the tie had to go through a replay and extra time to find a winner. Kerry were victorious in the Gaelic Grounds in 2014 but it went down to…

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LISTEN: Post match reaction from Bastien Héry & Tony Whitehead

By Raffaele Rocca / August 20, 2017 /

Post match reaction from Bastien Héry & Tony Whitehead following huge win for the Superblues. A Rodrigo Tosi penalty set Limerick FC on their way to a vital victory as they overcame Bohemians 1-0 in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division at the Markets Field on Saturday evening, moving to within two points of the…

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Resilient Limerick edge Galway to book All Ireland final date with Kilkenny

By Raffaele Rocca / August 19, 2017 /

Pat Donnelly’s charges backed up their pre match favourites tag as they emerged victorious courtesy of a strong finish on a scoreline of 2-23 to 2-19 at Semple Stadium this evening. In front of 6,524 paying patrons, both sides served up what was an epic battle with the teams level on no less than ten…

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Newcastlewest’s Autumn Collins makes history at European U23 Track Cycling Championships

By Raffaele Rocca / August 18, 2017 /

Nineteen year old Autumn Collins recently represented Ireland at the European U23 Track Cycling Championships in Portugal. Competing in the Sprint events, She became the first Irish woman to make it through to the qualifying match sprints series when she recorded a time a 12.3 secs for the 200m tt, averaging just over 58kph. Autumn…

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LISTEN: Matt O’Callaghan says GAA need to issue disciplinary guidelines with “absolute clarity”

By Raffaele Rocca / August 18, 2017 /

In the wake of recent incidents surrounding helmets Matt O’Callaghan says GAA need to issue disciplinary guidelines with “absolute clarity” Waterford and Galway are set to contest an historic All Ireland final in a few weeks yet the main GAA story dominating the headlines over the last few days once again centres around the GAA’s…

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Limerick lady footballers crowned U17 All Ireland Plate champions

By Raffaele Rocca / August 18, 2017 /

Limerick Crowned Under 17 All Ireland Plate Champions. Limerick’s Under 17 squad made the Journey to the GAA centre of excellence in Abbotstown, Co Dublin on Tuesday, 15 August to be part of the Lgfa annual fixture that is the National Under 17 blitz. The competition saw teams from 15 counties arrive bright and early…

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France crush Ireland’s World Cup dreams in 21-5 victory

By Raffaele Rocca / August 17, 2017 /

Ireland’s World Cup dream ended by clinical French at UCD Bowl. If Ireland were to progress from the group this evening, they Ireland needed to contain France early doors and keep it tight going into the final quarter. It wasn’t to be as another disjointed start saw Ireland 14 points down in as many minutes…

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