Ronan Calvert

Watch: CJ Stander leads Munster to Cardiff win in final Thomond Park appearence

By Ronan Calvert / May 28, 2021 /

Munster have given CJ Stander, Tommy O’Donnell, and James Cronin a winning send-off at Thomond Park with a 31-27 defeat of Cardiff Blues. Cardiff started the game the strongest of the two sides and scored through Tomos WIlliams in the fifth minute. However, three unanswered Munster tries from Niall Scannell (2) and Fineen Wycherley provided…

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Listen: Noel O’Connor previews Treaty United Vs Bray Wanderers

By Ronan Calvert / May 28, 2021 /

Treaty United take on Bray Wanderers this evening at Market’s Field hoping to bounce back from last week’s 2-1 defeat away to Cabinteely. Treaty currently sit 7th in the table after last week’s round of results but are only three points off second place. Bray travel to Market’s Field in fifth place and have only…

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‘We have no devine right to beat anyone unless we’re one hundred percent at it’

By Ronan Calvert / May 28, 2021 /

Treaty United manager Tommy Barrett says that it is no major surprise that his side have failed to come up with an away win so far this season. Treaty have exceeded expectations so far this campaign by losing just twice on the road in such a strong First Division. After excellent home wins against Wexford…

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Rhys Marshall confirmed as latest Munster departure

By Ronan Calvert / May 28, 2021 /

New Zealand hooker Rhys Marshall will leave Munster this summer, the province have confirmed. The 28 year-old former Waikato Chiefs player made 81 appearences for the men in red across four seasons and scored 15 tries. He joins CJ Stander, Billy Holland, Tommy O’Donnell, JJ Hanrahan, Darren Sweetnam, James Cronin and Nick McCarthy on his…

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Team News: Tommy O’Donnell starts in exciting Munster team to play Cardiff

By Ronan Calvert / May 27, 2021 /

Retiring Munster star Tommy O’Donnell could make his final appearence for the province this Friday evening against Cardiff Blues (19:35 KO) 33 year-old O’Donnell has found gametime hard to come by in recent seasons and the fixture is anticipated to be a form of send-off for the Cahir native. James Cronin, Billy Holland and CJ…

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Listen: Josh Wycherley ‘has a big future at this club’

By Ronan Calvert / May 27, 2021 /

30 year-old looshead prop James Cronin joined the list of departing Munster players last week. The Corkman has played 142 times for his home province but will not have his contract renewed at the end of the season. Munster are already planning for next season without the services of international star CJ Stander but the…

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Team News: Limerick Camogie Team To Play Galway Named

By Ronan Calvert / May 27, 2021 /

Limerick have named their Senior and Junior camogie teams to take on Galway and Waterford respectively this weekend. Both teams have good starts to their campaigns with the seniors notching up a win agains Clare last weekend while the juniors have had a win and a draw from their opening two games. Vice captain Niamh…

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Ciaran Brennan named in Jim Crawford’s Ireland U21 squad

By Ronan Calvert / May 26, 2021 /

Sheffield Wednesday defender Ciaran Brennan has been named in the Ireland U21 squad for their upcoming internationals against Switzerland, Australia and Denmark. 21 year-old Brennan was born in Sheffield but qualifies for the Boys in Green through his two Limerick grandparents. His grandfather is from Clare Street just outside the city centre while his grandmother…

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Tommy O’Donnell reflects on most cherished Munster memories

By Ronan Calvert / May 26, 2021 /

Retiring Munster flanker Tommy O’Donnell says he has a ‘great collection’ of memories that allow him to hang up his boots feeling proud about his career. 33 year-old O’Donnell announced his retirement in April after a 14 year career for the men in red. O’Donnell was named Munster player of the year in 2012 and…

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Watch: Treaty United beat Cork City 3-2 in WNL

By Ronan Calvert / May 26, 2021 / Comments Off on Watch: Treaty United beat Cork City 3-2 in WNL

Treaty United’s women’s side enjoyed a brilliant 3-2 win against Munster rivals Cork City last weekend at Turner’s Cross. Rachel Horgan gave Treaty the lead in the 17th minute with a lovely chipped effort. Cork equalized on the half hour mark but Horgan put the visitors back in front again five minutes later. A brilliant…

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