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Eir Sport profile the all conquering UL Bohs Women’s rugby team

By Raffaele Rocca / August 15, 2017 /

eir Sport recently recorded a club profile of the UL Bohemian Women’s Rugby Team UL Bohemian RFC, Thomond Park, Limerick. The club won the Munster Senior Cup, All Ireland Cup and All Ireland League tiles last season and are gearing up for another hectic season. Video credit Eir Sports. https://www.facebook.com/fi.reidy/videos/10213895902901900/  

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Jeff & Kammy’s road trip takes them Inis Oírr on the Arran Islands

By Raffaele Rocca / August 15, 2017 /

The third instalment of Jeff and Kammy saw the two Sky Sports personalities set sail for Inis Oírr. Jeff and Kammy sail to Inis Oírr, the smallest of the Aran Islands, to discover the importance of GAA to island life across generations and drive a hire car they won’t soon forget! #TheToughest You can see…

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WATCH: Hilarious answers in Q&A to celebrate new Irish Rugby jersey

By Raffaele Rocca / August 14, 2017 /

Hilarious answers in Q&A to celebrate new Irish Rugby jersey. The new Irish jersey is a nice bit of kit. To mark the launch, Watch as IrishRugby‘s young stars give some hilarious answers in a Q&A to celebrate the launch of the new home kit at Intersport Elverys – official sports retail partner of the IRFU…

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Limerick U21 Hurling panel named for Saturday’s semifinal with Galway

By Raffaele Rocca / August 14, 2017 /

The Limerick U21 management team of Pat Donnelly (Manager)(South Liberties), Mike Kiely (Coach/Selector)(Ballybrown), Brian Foley (Coach/Selector)(Adare), Maurice O Brien (Coach/Selector)(Garryspillane) has released their match panel for this Saturday’s evening’s All Ireland U21 hurling championship semi final clash with Galway. Pat Donnelly’s side are part of a double header in Thurles and will take on Galway…

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Stuttering Ireland do just enough to edge Japan 24-14

By Raffaele Rocca / August 13, 2017 /

Stuttering Ireland do just about enough to take group qualification down to Thursday’s French decider. Head coach Tom Tierney will have known that this was not Ireland at its best, it was and Irish side that struggled to live the with intensity and pace of Japanese of for the first 60 minutes of the game.…

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LISTEN: Analysis of Limerick’s morale boosting 3-0 Cup win over Cobh

By Raffaele Rocca / August 12, 2017 /

Limerick FC earned a morale boosting 3-0 over Cobh Ramblers at St Colman’s on Saturday evening. The Superblues advanced safely to the next round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup with a comprehensive 3-0 win on the road courtesy of first half goals from Garbhan Coughlan (13,32) and Chiedozie Ogbene (37). Neil McDonald’s side…

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Former UL Bohs women’s coach Mike Storey gives his take on Ireland V Japan

By Raffaele Rocca / August 12, 2017 /

New Zealander and former UL Bohemians women’s treble winning coach Mike Storey has either managed or coached against all of the current Irish Women’s World Cup panel. We caught up with Mike to get his thoughts on the Australia performance and what we can expect from Ireland against Japan on Sunday. Ireland are expected to…

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UL Bohs Nicole Cronin handed debut as Ireland make 7 changes

By Raffaele Rocca / August 12, 2017 /

UL Bohemians scrum half Nicole Cronin handed debut as Ireland make seven changes for Japan clash. The Ireland Women’s team to play Japan in their second Pool C match of the Women’s Rugby World Cup has been named with a debut being handed to Limerick’s Nicole Cronin. The former Ireland sevens player is one of…

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LISTEN: Limerick’s Roisín Upton part of Irish team for Euro Hockey Championships

By Raffaele Rocca / August 12, 2017 /

Limerick’s Roisín Upton part of Irish team for European Hockey Championships. Former Crescent College student Roisín Upton will compete as part of the Irish team competing at the Rabo Euro Hockey Championships in Amsterdam which begin next weekend. Upton who plies her trade with Cork Harlequins was part of the Irish side that finished 7th at…

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Geraldines AFC to play Joe Purcell Tournament final at the Markets Field

By Raffaele Rocca / August 12, 2017 /

Geraldines AFC to host 2017 Joe Purcell Tournament final at the Markets Field. Geraldines AFC will once again host the long running Joe Purcell Memorial Tournament on Sunday August 13th. The tournament is named after club stalwart Joe Purcell who gave sterling service to the club. The competition is also part of the club marking 80…

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