Raffaele Rocca

WATCH: How Georginio Wijnaldum made a young Limerick boy’s day

By Raffaele Rocca / May 24, 2017 /

Here’s how Georginio Wijnaldum made a young Liverpool fan’s day. RTÉ News report on how premier league player made a young Liverpool fan from Limerick’s day with a really kind gesture. Video courtesy of RTE.

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WATCH: Highlights of Limerick’s 0-3 loss to Dundalk

By Raffaele Rocca / May 23, 2017 /

HIGHLIGHTS: Action from Friday’s visit of the League Champions to the Markets Field. It was a disappointing start for Neil McDonald’s reign but the focus will now switch to Bohemians away this evening Video courtesy of Limerick FC.

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Big Sam’s Crystal Palace to face Limerick FC in Preseason Friendly

By Raffaele Rocca / May 22, 2017 /

Sam Allardyce has announced that his Crystal Palace side will face Limerick FC in a friendly in their pre-season. Allardyce was manager of the Munster side between 1991-1992 and his former assistant manager (at many clubs) Neil McDonald is now currently managing the Blues. Speaking to the Croydon Advertiser, ‘Big Sam’ said, “We will go…

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Liverpool player makes Limerick boy’s day following extremely kind gesture

By Raffaele Rocca / May 22, 2017 /

In a time where soccer players are often criticised for being over paid and not in touch with reality, Georginio Wijnaldum certainly went above and beyond to dispel that stereotype. Paddy Mackessy (11) was over in Liverpool to watch his beloved reds finish in the top four and reach the Champions League qualifying round at the…

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Highlights of Munster’s semi final win over Ospreys

By Raffaele Rocca / May 22, 2017 /

Highlights of Munster’s 23-3 win over Ospreys at Thomond Park on Saturday evening. So there you have it, Munster have booked their place in this year’s Guinness Pro12 Final next Saturday at the Aviva against the Scarlets. You can enjoy all the tries from Saturday’s encounter here. Video courtesy of Guinness Pro12 Rugby. 

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Neil McDonald’s reaction to Limerick’s loss at the weekend

By Raffaele Rocca / May 22, 2017 /

Newly appointed Limerick boss Neil McDonald gives his reaction to Limerick’s disappointing 3-0 loss at the Markets Field to champions Dundalk on Friday evening. A really difficult night at the office for Limerick that wasn’t helped when the game plan went out the window following the dismissal of goal keeper Brendan Clarke. Audio courtesy of…

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WATCH: Jaco Taute profile

By Raffaele Rocca / May 22, 2017 /

Munster Rugby profile Jaco Taute. There was great news for Munster supporters during the week with the news that Jaco Taute will extend his stay at Munster Rugby. The South African has been a huge hit with Munster supporters and has turned in some fantastic performances. Video courtesy of Munster Rugby

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WATCH: RTE 2017 Hurling Championship Promo

By Raffaele Rocca / May 21, 2017 /

RTÉ’s 2017 Hurling Championship video is sure to whet the appetite for the Summer of hurling ahead. While Limerick and Clare will lock horns in a few weeks time, the 2017 Hurling Championship begins in earnest today with the clash to Cork and Tipperary. Every year regardless of our county’s league performances or anything else,…

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Limerick Camogie make history with first Munster title win

By Raffaele Rocca / May 21, 2017 /

Limerick win first ever Munster title with two point win over holders Cork. The predominant message coming from manager John Tuohy during the week was that he was preparing this Limerick side to have a cut, to give it everything and take the shackles off. The team certainly followed his instructions to the letter as…

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WATCH: Post match reaction from Thomond Park

By Raffaele Rocca / May 20, 2017 /

Post match reaction from Thomond Park following 23-3 semi final win over Ospreys. On an emotional evening at Thomond Park with Donnacha Ryan and Francis Saili playing their final games at the venue, Munster turned in an efficient performance to book their final spot. Here is some post match reaction from the game. Video courtesy…

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