Raffaele Rocca

WATCH: Prendergast, Kennedy & Ryan React to Irish Clubs win over Scots

By Raffaele Rocca / February 7, 2020 /

Ireland secured the Dalriada Cup with a deserved 22-17 victory over Scotland at Energia Park, on Friday evening. Ireland won the first leg of this tie 39-17 and therefore had one hand on the Dalriada Cup prior to kick-off and completed with a five point win. Sporting Limerick got the post match reaction of coach…

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By Raffaele Rocca / February 4, 2020 /

It was a good weekend for Irish Rugby as the mens, womens, u20s and club side all recorded Six Nations wins over Scotland. Despite Andy Farrell getting off to a winning start, his side laboured for large periods of the game against a tricky Scotland but ultimately their defensive wall stood firm with CJ Stander…

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Limerick Camogie Loss Confirmed After Game Review

By Raffaele Rocca / February 3, 2020 /

Limerick Camogie manager Paul Sexton had thought his side earned a 1-7 to 0-10 draw against Tipperary at the LIT Gaelic Grounds on Sunday but following a review of the game by the camogie association, the game was now been corrected to a score of 1-6 to 0-10 meaning a one point win for Tipp.…

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O'Leary Scotland Bound For Title Tussle

By Raffaele Rocca / January 28, 2020 /

Siobhan O’Leary will head to Scotland at the end of the month for a breakthrough title fight. The Kerry-born Limerick-based puncher will face Scottish-based Greek Eftychia Kathopouli [3 wins, 1 loss] for the Celtic Nations title at the Gilvenbank Hotel in Glenrothes next Friday [January 31st] night.. A fight initially due to take place last…

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WATCH: Second half surge sees Limerick open with league win

By Raffaele Rocca / January 25, 2020 /

The first score came in the 5th minute from placed ball after Darragh O’Donovan was pulled for over carrying. Jason Forde punished the indiscretion. Jake Morris doubled the lead a minute later as Tipp settled well. Over-carrying, this time from Tipperary afforded Aaron Gillane a chance to get Limerick on the board but he pulled…

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Treaty Talk EP95 Hurlers Trip To Tipp As Footballers Face Déise

By Raffaele Rocca / January 24, 2020 /

A bumper podcast edition this week as Matt O’Callaghan & Raffaele Rocca have assembled the thoughts of John Kiely, Liam Sheedy, Billy Lee, Ciarán Carey and Stephen Gleeson of Tipp Fm ahead of a big weekend of GAA action.

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WATCH: Regeneron Great Limerick Run Launches for 2020

By Raffaele Rocca / January 21, 2020 /

Regeneron Great Limerick Run celebrates new decade determined to take event to another level Up to 15,000 people are expected to register for the 2020 Regeneron Great Limerick Run, the largest amount ever to take part in the event. The 2020 version of the single biggest mass participation event outside of Dublin was launched today…

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The Breakdown EP129 Last Chance Saloon for Munster as Saracens face Relegation

By Raffaele Rocca / January 18, 2020 /

Munster face into their final game with the Ospreys need massive favours from other teams to have any hope of progression. The final home game at Thomond Park kicks off at 1pm on Sunday. Three Red Kings’ Tom Savage and Sporting Limerick’s Raffaele Rocca assess the game as well as Saracens likely demise for a…

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Treaty Talk EP94 Double Delight for Limerick in Pre-Season Competitions

By Raffaele Rocca / January 16, 2020 /

It was double delight for Limerick on Saturday night last as both the hurlers and footballers claimed early preseason honours with wins over Cork. The footballers with a thrilling 0-19 to 0-16 win and the hurlers with a convincing 1-32 to 0-20 victory. Raffaele Rocca, John Keogh and Matt O’Callaghan discuss the games as well…

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The Breakdown EP128 Racing Ruthlessly Punish Munster Failings

By Raffaele Rocca / January 13, 2020 /

Munster’s 39-22 loss against Racing 92 on Sunday means Johann van Graan’s side are in need of a sporting miracle of results are to go their way in round 6 of the Pool games. Racing’s size and skill were the telling factors in the end and despite holding a 16-11 lead at the break and…

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