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Limerick Name U20 Football Team to Take on Kerry

By Raffaele Rocca / July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s U-20 footballers have named their side to take on Kerry in the Munster Semi Final at Austin Stack Park Tralee on Thursday evening. Jerry O’Sullivan’s side were victorious over Tipperary last week in Thurles, and will no doubt be huge underdogs for the game who had 28 points to spare when these sides met…

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Munster Extend Adidas & Lifestyle Sports Deals

By Raffaele Rocca / July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster Rugby are delighted to confirm that the province have extended their partnerships with adidas and Life Style Sports, Munster’s Official Kit Manufacturer and Exclusive Retail Partner respectively. The new five-year deals with adidas and Life Style Sports commence at the end of the current deals in July 2021 and will run concurrently. The new…

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World No.2 Dustin Johnson to play JP McManus Pro-Am at Adare Manor

By Raffaele Rocca / July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

With one yearto go until the eagerly-anticipated sixth staging of the JP McManus Pro-Am, golf fans have been treated with the news that the world’s second ranked golfer, Dustin Johnson, will compete at the event. In the latest announcement, Johnson is joined by nine-time winner on the PGA Tour, Matt Kuchar,2010 US Open champion Graeme McDowell, and Spaniard Rafa Cabrera-Bello,…

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Ton for Shani As Limerick Power Into Junior Cup Final

By Raffaele Rocca / July 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick continued their run in the Junior Cup with an emphatic 162 run win over Cork County in their Munster Junior Cup semi-final victory at the Mardyke on Saturday. This will be Limerick’s fifth junior cup final appearance since they lifted the trophy in 2005, Mohammed Gouse’s men will be looking to go one better…

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Limerick Jockeys Lee & Hayes Enjoy Further Success

By Raffaele Rocca / July 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Chris Hayes didn’t enjoy the best of fortune at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival but the Shanagolden jockey was back among the winners at Bellewstown on Wednesday night where he won back-to-back races. He teamed up with veteran Curragh trainer Kevin Prendergast to win the median action maiden with the strong 4/6 favourite…

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WATCH: Denis Logan on Munster’s Preseason Preparations

By Raffaele Rocca / July 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster are getting geared up for the new season and their preparations are already well under way at their High Performance Centre at UL. Talking to Munster Rugby, Head of Athletic Performance Denis Logan gives us an insight into those preparations. Video credit Munster Rugby ICYMI The kit drop from last week!!! Some tasty gear…

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O’Callaghan continues to improve ahead of next step

By Raffaele Rocca / July 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ardpatrick’s Oisin O’Callaghan continues to make an impact on the mountain biking world. O’Callaghan has been in impressive form this season and despite a few errors and mechanical issues in the last couple of weeks, he keeps on going on an upward curve. Recently, O’Callaghan has been racing on the Crankworx World Tour. In Austria,…

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Limerick Bow Out of U20 Championship as Cork Prove Too Strong

By Raffaele Rocca / July 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Cork will play Clare in the Munster U20 Hurling Semi Final next week after a deserved 1-20 to 0-16 points win over Limerick After an untidy opening to the game Shane O’Regan knocked over the first point in the 4th minute to give Cork an early lead. Ronan Connolly cancelled it out a minute late…

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WATCH: Highlights & Reaction from Kiely, P Casey, T Morrissey & Lynch

By Raffaele Rocca / June 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

So we can finally draw breath as Limerick claimed a convincing 2-26 to 2-14 win over Tipperary in today’s Munster Final and give the perfect response to the Semple defeat two weeks ago. Watch the match highlights below! Post match reaction from John Kiely “We worked really hard today and put ourselves in a good…

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Limerick Claim Munster Crown With Impressive Win Over Tipp

By Raffaele Rocca / June 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick claimed their first Munster title win since 2013 and booked their place in the All Ireland semi final courtesy of a 2-26 to 2-14 win over Tipperary at the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday afternoon. The opening eight minutes were played with a frenetic intensity that saw seven points onto board, 3 for the home…

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