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WATCH: 1994 Camogie Senior league Final Granagh Ballingarry v Croagh Kilfinny

By Raffaele Rocca / March 31, 2020 /

Today’s archive footage is the 1994 Limerick Camogie Senior league Final between Granagh Ballingarry and Croagh Kilfinny. If we have any of the details wrong just let us know. Please share your memories of the game.

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WATCH: Mungret V Knockfierna Gaels 1990 Limerick JFC Semi Final

By Raffaele Rocca / March 30, 2020 /

Next up in our series of digitised games is the 1990 Limerick JFC county semi final between Knockfierna Gaels and Mungret. The city team came out winners on the day and went on to beat Gerald Griffins in the final.

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Success for Hayes at Nass before Racing Comes to a Halt

By Raffaele Rocca / March 30, 2020 /

Chris Hayes took the riding honours on the opening day of the 2020 Flat season at Naas on Monday. He landed a double, sharing 8/1 winners with County Meath trainers Mick Mulvany and Ger Lyons. The Mulvany-trained In From The Cold got the better of Johnny Murtagh’s Camachita by half a length to win the…

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Adare Manor named Best Golf Resort in Great Britain & Ireland 2020

By Raffaele Rocca / March 28, 2020 /

One of golf’s most influential publications, Golf Digest, has revealed 5* hotel and golf resort, Adare Manor, has been awarded a prestigious Editors’ Choice Award in the category of ‘Best Golf Resorts in Great Britain and Ireland 2020’ for the third year in a row. The latest award from Golf Digest comes following a string…

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Sporting Limerick to air Niall O’Carroll’s PepTalk Podcast Series

By Raffaele Rocca / March 27, 2020 /

Niall O’Carroll has joined the ranks of PepTalk and is working on a series of interviews with some inspirational sports people. We will bring each interview to you here on Sporting Limerick. Click on the video below to hear about the list of interviews and a taste of what you can expect over the next…

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WATCH: Croagh Kilfinny V Feenagh Kilmeedy West Junior Hurling Final 1986

By Raffaele Rocca / March 27, 2020 /

A couple of months ago, we asked the people of Limerick who had old club games on VHS tapes to get the to us and we would digitise them for release on the Sporting Limerick website. Well the response has been phenomenal and with absolutely no sporting action to talk of at the moment due…

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Camogie Association Extends Suspension Until April 19th

By Raffaele Rocca / March 27, 2020 /

The Camogie association today issued a statement extending the suspension of all camogie action until April 19th and beyond if required. Limerick had completed their league campaign with a final round win over Dublin to secure division one status for next season and as a result had no more fixtures to fulfil. However league finals…

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Treaty Talk EP102 GAA’s response to Covid-19 Crisis & Championship Options

By Raffaele Rocca / March 27, 2020 /

Treaty Talk EP102 Matt O’Callaghan & Raffaele Rocca talk about the GAA’s response to Covid-19 Crisis & Possible Championship Options. The ladies football league has fallen by the wayside already this week with the camogie likely to follow suit in the near future while the GAA has reiterated their commitment to run off the All…

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John Cregan “Our volunteers & their clubs have a great capacity to respond in times of difficulty

By Raffaele Rocca / March 27, 2020 /

The possibility of a shortened inter-county Championship with a straight knockout formant and the possibility of a backdoor system was floated by GAA Director of Player, Club & Games Administration Fergal McGill. Limerick GAA Chairman John Cregan says that it’s unlikely that we will see the same format championship if any in 2020: “I think…

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O’Riordan “Clubs Will Help The Elderly & People Who Need Help In Their Communities

By Raffaele Rocca / March 26, 2020 /

Mike O’Riordan says that the 66 clubs across Limerick will do what they can to help the elderly and those in need of help across the county. Limerick GAA facilities at Mick Neville Park and at the Gaelic Grounds are being used as testing facilities in the fight against Covid-19. The 66 clubs across the…

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