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WATCH: Limerick’s Niamh Mulcahy talks about her 2017 Championship hopes

By Raffaele Rocca / June 9, 2017 /

Limerick’s Niamh Mulcahy talks about her 2017 Championship hopes. Limerick captain Niamh Mulcahy talks about what they need to do to kick on in the 2017 Liberty Insurance Ireland All-Ireland Camogie Championship! It all starts with a huge game tomorrow against Offaly at the Gaelic Grounds. Let’s hope the girls get off to a good…

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Munster Showjumping returns to Limerick Greyhound Stadium

By Raffaele Rocca / June 9, 2017 /

The Limerick leg of ‘Munster Stadium Jumping’ will takes place at Limerick Greyhound Stadium this evening and promises to be a spectacular night for all involved. Munster Stadium Jumping is now in its third year, with two legs taking place in Limerick and Cork Greyhound Stadiums. Horse Sport Ireland’s sponsorship of the Grand Prix class sees…

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WATCH: 6 Munster players in Ireland squad to face USA

By Raffaele Rocca / June 8, 2017 /

Joe Schmidt has included 6 Munster players in his match day 23 to take on the USA. Schmidt has handed exciting young Ulster back Jacob Stockdale his first Test start against the United States at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey on Saturday. Shorn of 11 frontline players away on duty with the British and…

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Full list of Limerick GAA fixtures

By Raffaele Rocca / June 8, 2017 /

A full list of the Limerick GAA fixtures from this evening through to next week.   THURSDAY, JUNE 8 County Hurling League Division 2 South Liberties v Granagh/Ballingarry in Dooley Park at 7:30pm   FRIDAY, JUNE 9 County Senior Hurling Championship Bruff v Ahane in Caherconlish at 7.30pm Monaleen v Na Piarsaigh in Childers Road at…

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WATCH: Limerick FC interview with Des Kennedy

By Raffaele Rocca / June 8, 2017 /

Limerick FC interview with Des Kennedy. In the latest of their series, “Once a Blue” Limerick FC interviewed the great Des Kennedy about his memories of the old Markets Field and his playing days with Limerick. “To turn around and play, and play for a long time with Limerick, it was a privilege and an…

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WATCH: Camogie Association launch 2017 All-Ireland Championships

By Raffaele Rocca / June 8, 2017 /

Official launch of the 2017 Camogie Championships. This year’s Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Camogie Championship has received a huge boost with confirmation that all of the knockout matches of the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship will be broadcast live on RTÉ television for the very first time. The Camogie Association caught up with some of the players at…

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WATCH: Murray and O’Mahony to start for Lions against Crusaders

By Raffaele Rocca / June 8, 2017 /

Conor Murray and Peter O’Mahony to start for the Lions encounter with the Canterbury Crusaders on Saturday. In what has been touted as the Lions toughest fixture on tour outside of the Test series, Warren Gatland knows there will have to be a massive improvement from the first two outings. Alun Wyn Jones who captained the…

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Crusaders pick nine All Blacks in squad to face British and Irish Lions

By Raffaele Rocca / June 8, 2017 /

The Crusaders have picked nine All Blacks in their matchday 23 to face the Lions in Christchurch on Saturday morning in what will be the toughest game of the tour so far for the tourists. The Super Rugby leaders have named an All Blacks front row of Joe Moody, Owen Franks and Codie Taylor, with…

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Lions improve but still way off the mark

By Raffaele Rocca / June 7, 2017 /

Lions improve but not enough to beat lowest ranked New Zealand Super 15 side. While there was a marked improvement in the performance, there will be no consolation in the result as the Lions continue to struggle with ball in hand and are sorely lacking a creative spark. Their discipline was poor with silly penalties and being…

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Blues outclass Lions in 22-16 win

By Raffaele Rocca / June 7, 2017 /

Blues outclass Lions in 22-16 win. A superb late try from Blues replacement fly-half Ihaia West consigned the British and Irish Lions to their first defeat of the New Zealand tour as Warren Gatland’s side went down 22-16 at Eden Park. Despite trailing 12-10 at half-time and losing Liam Williams to a second-half yellow card,…

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