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Paul O’Connell and Lions legends debate upcoming tour

By Raffaele Rocca / May 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

Paul O’Connell talks with fellow Lions legends. Watch an exclusive British & Irish Lions debate with Martin Johnson, Shane Williams, Paul O’Connell, Gavin Hastings and a special guest, hosted by Sky Sports’ Alex Payne. Video courtesy of Standard Life Investments.

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Neil McDonald takes first Limerick FC training session

By Raffaele Rocca / May 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

Neil McDonald puts his team through their paces at his first training session. After finally being confirmed as Limerick boss, Neil McDonald took his first training session with the players this afternoon along with Willie Boland, Joe Gamble, and Eddie Hickey. Let’s hope the team can turn in a good performance against champions Dundalk tomorrow night.…

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Neil McDonald takes first press conference as Limerick FC boss

By Raffaele Rocca / May 18, 2017 / 1 Comment

Neil McDonald takes his first press conference as Limerick FC Manager. No time to waste as the new manager has the challenge of champions Dundalk at home tomorrow evening. The club should be commended for attracting a manager of McDonald’s status and let’s it’s the hope of a challenge for a place in Europe for…

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Sky Sports GAA Championship promo 2017

By Raffaele Rocca / May 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

Whether we like it or not, it looks like Sky are to have a role in the GAA Championships for the foreseeable future. Sky pundits include All Ireland winning manager with Donegal, Jim McGuinness, Tyrone legend Peter Canavan, ex-Mayo boss James Horan, Clare hurling hero Jamesie O’Connor, nine-time Celtic cross winner with Kilkenny, JJ Delaney,…

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OLD Crescent RFC confirm next season’s coaching ticket

By Raffaele Rocca / May 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

OLD Crescent RFC have announced a new senior coaching management structure for next season as the Rosbrien club will once again be tipped to go on further that this year and get promotion to 2A. Brendan Guilfoyle will take the reins from Joe Nix as Head Coach for the 2017/2018 season but will also continue to play…

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Neil McDonald set to be unveiled as Limerick FC’s new boss

By Raffaele Rocca / May 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

It is strongly rumoured that Neil McDonald will be confirmed as the new Limerick FC boss at tomorrow morning’s press conference. McDonald was a former assistant coach at Hull as well as a brief period with Blackpool and a caretaker role at Blackburn. He also enjoyed a successful playing career with spells at Newcastle, Everton,…

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Ireland’s 2018 and 2019 Six-Nations schedules announced

By Raffaele Rocca / May 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

The fixtures for the next two 6-Nations tournaments have been announced. The 2018 tournament begins on Saturday 3rd February and finishing with a Championship ‘Super Saturday’ on March 17. The 2019 Championship will begin on February 1 and conclude on March 16. Wales and Scotland get things underway next year in Cardiff on Saturday 3…

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9 Munster players on Joe Schmidt’s Summer Touring Squad

By Raffaele Rocca / May 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Joe Schmidt has named his Ireland squad to play USA and Japan this summer. Ireland Head Coach Joe Schmidt has named his squad for the Summer Tour to USA & Japan and has included the uncapped Rory Scannell as one of nine Munster players in a 31-man travelling party. Scannell has been a key figure…

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WATCH: Chiedozie Ogbene equaliser secures point against Derry City

By Raffaele Rocca / May 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Watch dramatic Chiedozie Ogbene equaliser. Watch match highlights of Limerick FC snatching a dramatic late draw agains Derry FC at the Markets Field last weekend. In what is strongly rumoured to be Willie Boland’s last game as interim manager, the Superblues snatched a point to stay in 6th place in the table. Video courtesy of…

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Limerick hurlers to feature on Sky’s 2017 Championship opening weekend

By Raffaele Rocca / May 16, 2017 / 1 Comment

Limerick, Clare and Kilkenny hurlers along with the Dublin footballers will feature in the opening round Sky Sports 2017 Championship coverage. The broadcaster confirmed today that they will be televising 14 exclusive matches this summer. The Dublin footballers will be first out for their Leinster quarter-final on Saturday 3 June against Wexford or Carlow, just…

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