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AP McCoy talks life post racing

By Raffaele Rocca / April 27, 2017 /

AP McCoy talks life post his illustrious racing career. As with many sports stars, retirement comes with a host of different challenges that require a different approach. Some immerse themselves in punditry or media work, others turn to coaching and training. Not everyone gets the fairytale ending but AP simply wanted to call time on…

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Willie Boland’s thoughts on Derry game

By Raffaele Rocca / April 25, 2017 /

Limerick FC interim manager Willie give his pre match thoughts on the Derry game. The team have showed some good progress defensively over the past few weeks so let’s hope it continues. Audio courtesy of Limerick FC.

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Munster’s Path to the Semi Final

By Raffaele Rocca / April 20, 2017 /

Munster’s path to the semi final, another step to take. With the Lions hype put to bed for now, let’s focus on Munster and the huge game at the weekend. Do you think we have what it takes to beat a superb Saracens team?  

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Ballysteen Point-to-Point set for another successful meeting

By Raffaele Rocca / April 19, 2017 /

This Sunday marks another edition of the long running Ballysteen Point-to-Point. Sporting Limerick sat down with two of the many organisers involved in running the event. Treasurer Tommy Kelly and Clerk of the Course, John Neville talked about the challenges facing the point to point and the buzz and excitement that surrounds the local community…

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Murray, Stander & O’Mahony selected for Lions

By Raffaele Rocca / April 19, 2017 /

Warren Gatland this afternoon confirmed a 41 man squad for this summer’s Tour to New Zealand with Munster’s Conor Murray, Peter O’Mahony and CJ Stander all included. A member of the successful side that toured Australia in 2013, Conor Murray is named on a Lions squad for the second time with CJ Stander and Peter O’Mahony…

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Sr Ian McGeechan discusses Lions Captains

By Raffaele Rocca / April 19, 2017 /

McGeechan discusses Lions Captains. With the selection almost upon us, Sir Ian McGeechan discusses the attributes of the Official Lions Rugby captain, like a candidate, they should be a leader and earn the respect of others. Who would you recruit?

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highlights of Munster’s win over Ulster at the weekend

By Raffaele Rocca / April 19, 2017 /

Video highlights of Munster’s 22-20 win over Ulster at the weekend. It was a gritty performance that had more mistakes that we would have liked but the fact is that Munster have been superb this season and have secured a semi final spot in the pro 12. Let’s hope we can book a Champions Cup…

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Willie Boland on Cork defeat and Galway league tie

By Raffaele Rocca / April 19, 2017 /

Interim manager gives his thoughts on the 3-0 defeat by Cork City in the EA Sports Cup as well as looking forward to the league game with Galway at the weekend. Listen below. Audio courtesy of Limerick FC.

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Watch all the Goals from Limerick’s 3-0 win over Drogheda

By Raffaele Rocca / April 19, 2017 /

All the goals from Limerick’s fine win over Drogheda. GOALS! Rodrigo Tosi, Chris Mulhall, and Chiedozie Ogbene all got on the score-sheet against Drogheda Utd on Saturday. Check out their goals here… Video courtesy of Limerick FC.

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Lions selection deadline fast approaching

By Raffaele Rocca / April 18, 2017 /

Lions selection entering last hours.   With months of guessing who will and who won’t make the plane to New Zealand, the British and Irish Lions squad will be named tomorrow. Here’s how two of Ireland’s most respected pundits- Gerry Thornley and Brendan Fanning, think will make Warren Gatland’s selection. Brendan Fanning’s Lions Squad Fullbacks: S…

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