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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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Robbie Williams leaves Limerick FC with immediate effect

By Raffaele Rocca / July 28, 2017 /

Limerick FC have issued a statement today indicating that Robbie Williams has left the club by mutual consent. The club thanked the defender for this commitment to the club over the last five years and wished him all the best in the future.   DEPARTURE: #LimerickFC can confirm that defender Robbie Williams has left the…

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John Robbie on why South African rugby wanted Rassie Erasmus back

By Raffaele Rocca / July 28, 2017 /

John Robbie explains why South African Rugby brought Rassie Erasmus back into the fold. It was confirmed some time back that Rassie Erasmus will take up the director of rugby role with South Africa after after a successful 2016/17 campaign with Munster. It was a season that began in tragic circumstances following the death of…

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WATCH: Irish Rugby caught up with women’s Captain Niamh Briggs

By Raffaele Rocca / July 25, 2017 /

Niamh Briggs talks with Irish Rugby about the upcoming Women’s World Cup. Irish Rugby caught up with women’s Captain Niamh Briggs at yesterday’s squad announcement in UCD for the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017. Briggs is one of five members of the all conquering 2017 UL Bohemians treble winning side choses of the competition with forwards…

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Limerick out of Camogie Championship following Wexford loss

By Raffaele Rocca / July 22, 2017 /

It was senior camogie championship that never really got going and so it came to a stuttering end on Saturday evening as following a 1-13 to 0-11 defeat to Wexford in Bruff. A 7-point win would have guaranteed Limerick a place in the knock out phase but a one point loss to Offaly in the opener…

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LISTEN: Neil McDonald talks with Limerick FC about Sligo Rovers clash

By Raffaele Rocca / July 21, 2017 /

Neil McDonald talks with Limerick FC ahead of tomorrow’s big game with Sligo Rovers at the Markets Field. The Superblues were not in league action last weekend, instead playing Bridge United in a friendly game. This week however, attention turns to Sligo Rovers as Neil McDonald strives to get consistency from his squad. “We have…

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Neil McDonald speaks with Limerick FC about Cobh FAI Cup draw

By Raffaele Rocca / July 21, 2017 /

Manager Neil McDonald speaks with Limerick FC about drawing Cobh in the FAI Cup. Neil McDonald and Tony Whitehead react to the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup first-round draw, with the Blues facing a trip to First Division high-fliers Cobh Ramblers next month. Cobh were the only side to beat Limerick last season as they…

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WATCH: Limerick’s Ciara Neville joins Gina Akpe-Moses in European U-20’s 100m final

By Raffaele Rocca / July 20, 2017 /

Limerick’s Ciara Neville joins Gina Akpe-Moses in European U-20’s 100m final tomorrow. In 1979 Patricia Amond + Michelle Walsh made the Euopean U20 100m final in Poland. History repeated itself in 2017 with Gina Akpe-Moses and Ciara Neville both making the final. Akpe-Moses (Blackrock – Louth) finished second in her semi-final to qualify automatically for…

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WATCH: Willie Boland talks music and Cantona with Limerick FC

By Raffaele Rocca / July 20, 2017 /

Willie Boland talks music and Cantona with Limerick FC. In the latest edition of Limerick FC’s ON THE QT Eric Cantona & Heavy Metal come to the fore as Academy Director Willie Boland answers ten quick fire questions. Don’t forget to get down to the Markets Field on Saturday evening to cheer Limerick FC on…

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Limerick FC working hard on the training field ahead of Sligo visit

By Raffaele Rocca / July 19, 2017 /

Limerick FC preparations were well under way yesterday for the visit of Sligo Rovers to the Markets Field, this Saturday at 6.30pm. Make sure to get down to the Markets Field and get behind the team as they look to move up the table. Video credit Limerick FC. TRAINING DAY: It was a busy day…

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