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WATCH: John Kiely reflects on Séamus Hickey’s “exemplary career”

By Raffaele Rocca / December 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick stalwart Seamus Hickey called time on his intercounty career earlier this week after over a decade within the green and white.  Hickey won honours including the Harty and Croke cups, a Fitzgibbon medal, Munster SHC medal and finally landing the biggest prize of them all last August in Croke Park.  Speaking at the launch…

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Séamus Hickey retires from Intercounty Hurling

By Raffaele Rocca / December 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick stalwart and All Ireland winner Séamus Hickey today announced his retirement form Intercounty hurling via a statement on the GPA website.  “It has been God’s great blessing and an enormous privilege to wear the Limerick jersey from my teenage years through my entire adult life. It is an even greater blessing to have been…

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WATCH: Dreams snippet – last moments of All Ireland Final

By Raffaele Rocca / December 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Another teaser from Limerick GAA and Sporting Limerick’s collaboration which is due out in shops soon. This snippet centres on the final moments of the All Ireland Final as the great Joe Canning stands over last minute free to level the game from deep inside his own half.  Recollections from John Kiely, Cian Lynch, Declan…

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WATCH: Dreams snippet – reaction to Nickie’s save against Cork

By Raffaele Rocca / December 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Another teaser from Limerick GAA and Sporting Limerick’s collaboration which is due out in shops soon. This snippet centres on Nickie Quaid’s intervention against Cork in the semi final with recollections from Cian Lynch, Declan Hannon and Kyle Hayes. Who will ever forget the last ten minutes against Cork, Nickie’s save and the impact of…

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LISTEN: Munster v Edinburgh: reaction from JvG, Beirne & Cockerill

By Raffaele Rocca / December 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster romped to a 44-14 win over Edinburgh in the Pro14 on Friday evening to maintain their recent run of excellent form with the retuning Chris Farrell chaining the man of the match award while Keith Earls bagged a hat trick. Johann van Graan’s side had the bonus point wrapped up inside the opening 30…

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LISTEN: Michael Duignan reflects on Limerick’s epic 2018 hurling win

By Raffaele Rocca / December 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick GAA & Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel have come together to present a Night of Champions Season Finale on Tuesday 4th December 2018 with Offaly hurling legend Michael Duignan as MC for the evening.  have come together to present a Night of Champions Season Finale on Tuesday 4th December 2018 with Offaly hurling legend Michael Duignan as MC for the evening.  For those…

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WATCH: Highlights as Munster demolish Edinburgh in 8-try rout

By Raffaele Rocca / November 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster were clinical inside the opening 30 minutes against Edinburgh doing enough damage to secure a bonus point with four tries courtesy of Conway (2), Earls and Farrell. By the half time whistle there were a further two with Earls bagging tow more to complete an eight minute hat trick. Duhan van der Merwe crossed for…

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WATCH: Andrew Conway on USA Hat-Trick and Ireland’s Autumn Series

By Raffaele Rocca / November 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Andrew Conway was speaking to media during a Lifestyle Sports event during the week and discussed Ireland’s successful Autumn series and his hat-trick against the USA.  Lifestyle Sports brand ambassador Conway says he was happy with the way the Autumn finished.  “Really happy to finish off November on a high. Probably a few ups and…

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WATCH: Conway discusses “smart training” & workload management

By Raffaele Rocca / November 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Andrew Conway was speaking to media during a Lifestyle Sports event during the week and discussed managing his workload while trying to stay fresh for some huge upcoming games for Munster and Ireland over the coming months.  Lifestyle Sports brand ambassador Conway says it is a balancing act with input from coaches and strength and…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown EP72 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / November 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster have named a really strong side to take on Edinburgh in the Pro14 on Friday evening as the look to continue their good run of domestic form and maintain their position towards the top of Conference A.  We break down the team selection as well as casting an eye on the other provinces in…

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