Raffaele Rocca

Limerick FC sign Hungarian striker Peter Berki to bolster scoring options

By Raffaele Rocca / August 11, 2017 /

In an attempt to improve their scoring options Limerick FC have today signed 27 year old Hungarian striker Peter Berki on a free transfer. Berki has extensive experience in the Hungarian, Romanian and Austrian leagues having had spells at five different clubs before arriving at Limerick. Scoring goals has been a problem for Limerick of…

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POSTPONED: County League Football Final between Newcastlewest & Drom Broadford

By Raffaele Rocca / August 11, 2017 /

The County League Football Final between Newcastlewest & Drom Broadford to be refixed. The ACFL Div 1 Final Newcastle West v Drom Broadford scheduled for Saturday night is postponed due to a bereavement. There is no date set for the re-arranged fixture.

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WATCH: Part two of Jeff and Kammy’s GAA journey around Ireland

By Raffaele Rocca / August 9, 2017 /

Part two of Jeff and Kammy’s GAA journey around Ireland. The Sky Sport’s personalities met with ‘The Voice of Gaelic Games’ Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh. It was very much sink or swim as the two were immerced in a local GAA game between two local teams. Have a look at the link below. Video courtesy of…

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WATCH: Good luck video for Irish Women’s team as World Cup nears

By Raffaele Rocca / August 4, 2017 /

Good luck video for Irish Women’s team as World Cup nears. With the team moving into camp at UCD tomorrow to finalise preparations, some familiar faces from Irish sport had a good luck message for Tom Tierney’s squad. Ireland’s first World Cup game is against Australia on Wednesday at the UCD bowl. #WRWC2017 #BRINGIT Video…

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Lidl highlight issues around female participation in sport

By Raffaele Rocca / August 2, 2017 /

Lidl release video highlighting issues around female participation in sport. Supermarket Lidl wanted to dig a little deeper into the need for serious support and chatted to women all over Ireland about playing sport and how it helps them build important life skills. As part of our coverage of women’s sport, we are delighted to announce…

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Ogbene – “We have to stay positive. We have to move on – it’s how you react

By Raffaele Rocca / August 2, 2017 /

Speaking to Limerick FC, winger Chiedozie Ogbene is looking ahead to Friday’s trip to Oriel Park. In what has been a tumultuous few weeks for the club, Limerick FC’s Chiedozie Ogbene remains positive and is eager to put things right as soon as possible. “We have to stay positive. We have to move on –…

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WATCH: The Pro14 format explained in under three minutes

By Raffaele Rocca / August 1, 2017 /

So today it was finally confirmed that the Pro12 has become the Pro14. Two new teams, 2 new conferences, 152 games, welcome Cheetahs Rugby and Southern Kings for what should be the most exciting season yet. Scratching your head to figure it all out? Eddie Butler explains the new format in the video below. Video…

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Niamh Briggs “devastated and heartbroken” at missing World Cup

By Raffaele Rocca / August 1, 2017 /

The full-back missed the Six Nations with a hamstring injury but was hoping to feature at next month’s tournament. However, an Achilles injury picked up in preparation for the WC will prevent the UL Bohs star from appearing. Briggs issued a statement last evening detailing her disappointment and wishing the squad all the best in…

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Post match reaction from Neil McDonald, Shane Duggan and Lee J Lynch

By Raffaele Rocca / July 31, 2017 /

Limerick captain Shane Duggan reflects on a poor display from the Superblues who slumped to a 3-0 defeat by Derry City at Maginn Park. Audio credit Limerick FC. Limerick FC manager Neil McDonald couldn’t hide his disappointment and said a poor start had his side facing an uphill battle to get back into the game.…

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Ex-Limerick defender Robbie Williams joins Cork City

By Raffaele Rocca / July 28, 2017 /

Hours after leaving Limerick FC by mutual consent, Robbie Williams has joined Cork City. Williams joins the Lee-siders having made over 100 league appearances for Limerick since since joining in 2013 and was in evolved in 21 of Limerick’s 22 league games this season. Speaking to the Cork City website, John Caulfield welcomed Williams on…

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