Raffaele Rocca

Conor Murray talks with TG4 ahead of Saturday’s semi final

By Raffaele Rocca / May 19, 2017 /

The number 9 spoke openly about the death of Anthony Foley and how it has effected the team, his injury and his hopes for the rest of the season. His return to fitness and match time two weeks ago was a huge relief to both Munster and Lions management teams. The Garryowen man has been…

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Paul O’Connell and Lions legends debate upcoming tour

By Raffaele Rocca / May 19, 2017 /

Paul O’Connell talks with fellow Lions legends. Watch an exclusive British & Irish Lions debate with Martin Johnson, Shane Williams, Paul O’Connell, Gavin Hastings and a special guest, hosted by Sky Sports’ Alex Payne. Video courtesy of Standard Life Investments.

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Neil McDonald takes first Limerick FC training session

By Raffaele Rocca / May 18, 2017 /

Neil McDonald puts his team through their paces at his first training session. After finally being confirmed as Limerick boss, Neil McDonald took his first training session with the players this afternoon along with Willie Boland, Joe Gamble, and Eddie Hickey. Let’s hope the team can turn in a good performance against champions Dundalk tomorrow night.…

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Neil McDonald takes first press conference as Limerick FC boss

By Raffaele Rocca / May 18, 2017 /

Neil McDonald takes his first press conference as Limerick FC Manager. No time to waste as the new manager has the challenge of champions Dundalk at home tomorrow evening. The club should be commended for attracting a manager of McDonald’s status and let’s it’s the hope of a challenge for a place in Europe for…

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Sky Sports GAA Championship promo 2017

By Raffaele Rocca / May 18, 2017 /

Whether we like it or not, it looks like Sky are to have a role in the GAA Championships for the foreseeable future. Sky pundits include All Ireland winning manager with Donegal, Jim McGuinness, Tyrone legend Peter Canavan, ex-Mayo boss James Horan, Clare hurling hero Jamesie O’Connor, nine-time Celtic cross winner with Kilkenny, JJ Delaney,…

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OLD Crescent RFC confirm next season’s coaching ticket

By Raffaele Rocca / May 17, 2017 /

OLD Crescent RFC have announced a new senior coaching management structure for next season as the Rosbrien club will once again be tipped to go on further that this year and get promotion to 2A. Brendan Guilfoyle will take the reins from Joe Nix as Head Coach for the 2017/2018 season but will also continue to play…

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Neil McDonald set to be unveiled as Limerick FC’s new boss

By Raffaele Rocca / May 17, 2017 /

It is strongly rumoured that Neil McDonald will be confirmed as the new Limerick FC boss at tomorrow morning’s press conference. McDonald was a former assistant coach at Hull as well as a brief period with Blackpool and a caretaker role at Blackburn. He also enjoyed a successful playing career with spells at Newcastle, Everton,…

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Ireland’s 2018 and 2019 Six-Nations schedules announced

By Raffaele Rocca / May 16, 2017 /

The fixtures for the next two 6-Nations tournaments have been announced. The 2018 tournament begins on Saturday 3rd February and finishing with a Championship ‘Super Saturday’ on March 17. The 2019 Championship will begin on February 1 and conclude on March 16. Wales and Scotland get things underway next year in Cardiff on Saturday 3…

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Joe Schmidt

9 Munster players on Joe Schmidt’s Summer Touring Squad

By Raffaele Rocca / May 16, 2017 /

Joe Schmidt has named his Ireland squad to play USA and Japan this summer. Ireland Head Coach Joe Schmidt has named his squad for the Summer Tour to USA & Japan and has included the uncapped Rory Scannell as one of nine Munster players in a 31-man travelling party. Scannell has been a key figure…

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WATCH: Chiedozie Ogbene equaliser secures point against Derry City

By Raffaele Rocca / May 16, 2017 /

Watch dramatic Chiedozie Ogbene equaliser. Watch match highlights of Limerick FC snatching a dramatic late draw agains Derry FC at the Markets Field last weekend. In what is strongly rumoured to be Willie Boland’s last game as interim manager, the Superblues snatched a point to stay in 6th place in the table. Video courtesy of…

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