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University of Limerick to host International Taekwondo Coaching Conference

By Ronan Coughlan / June 17, 2019 /

From Friday 28th through to June 30th, the 1st International Coaching Conference of the International Taekwon-Do Federation will take place at the University of Limerick. The Conference (which is the first of its kind) will have 175 registered instructors attending from around the world from as far as Uruguay, Malaysia, Australia the US and Europe.…

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Weekly Golf Notes

By Ronan Coughlan / June 17, 2019 /

Check out this week’s golfing notes! Newcastle West Golf Club Men’s Club Results Newcastle West Golf Club Classic 2019Friday 14th/Saturday 15th/Sunday 16th JuneKindly Sponsored by Brian Geary Toyota Raheen & Rathkeale1st: Declan Mooney/William Hanley/JP Ryan/Edmund Ryan. 102Pts.2nd: Peter Donovan/Daniel Donovan/Michael White/Colin Cleary. 100Pts.3rd: Frank Geary/Tony Davern/Colin Cleary/Ger Moloney. 98Pts. Open Singles – Thursday 13th June1st: Ronan Shire…

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Treaty Talk EP68 Limerick V Tipp, Round Robin Conclusion & Camogie Opener

By Ronan Coughlan / June 14, 2019 /

This weekend will see the Munster Championship Round Robin Fixtures reach a conclusion when Limerick face Tipperary in Thurles and Clare play Cork at home in Ennis. Meanwhile, Limerick will play Offaly in their Camogie Championship opener at the LIT Gaelic Grounds. Matt O’Callaghan joins us as always to preview the weekend’s action. Listen to…

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LISTEN: “If the girls perform to their capabilities… we’ll be in the shake-up” – Declan Nash

By Ronan Coughlan / June 14, 2019 /

Limerick Camogie Manager Declan Nash spoke to Sporting Limerick ahead of their Championship opener against Offaly on Saturday at the LIT Gaelic Grounds. The game throws in at 5pm The two sides last met in this year’s National League and played out a close contest with Limerick claiming a two-point win, 1-12 to 0-13. Limerick…

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Opinion: Larkham May Provide Detail Munster Players Crave

By Ronan Coughlan / June 14, 2019 /

John Langford, Jim Williams, Rua Tipoki, Doug Howlett, Trevor Halstead and Jean DeVilliers. Munster fans will be hoping that Stephen Larkham – today added to the coaching ticket – will in time, be added to that illustrious list. Some of those players that came from overseas were key in the cultural shift from amateur to…

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Stephen Larkham To Join Munster Rugby

By Ronan Coughlan / June 14, 2019 /

Munster Rugby and the IRFU have today confirmed that Stephen Larkham will join the province as Senior Coach ahead of the 2019/20 season. Larkham has signed with the province until June 2022, subject to obtaining a work permit, having spent the last four years working for Rugby Australia. Commenting on the appointment, Munster Rugby Acting…

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Limerick U20 Football Team Announced ahead of Westmeath clash

By Ronan Coughlan / June 13, 2019 /

The Limerick U20 Footballers will get their Round 5 fixture in the Liam O’Connor Cup underway when they play Westmeath on Saturday. Throw in is at 2 pm in Claughaun GAA Club. Check out the Limerick Team below. 1. Cian Walsh (St Senans) 2. Jack Fitzgearld (Adare) 3. Lee Woulfe (Newcastle West) 4. Cillian Ferris…

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Ireland beat Italy to end on a high but run out of steam in semi-final goal

By Ronan Coughlan / June 12, 2019 /

Ireland has beaten Italy 38-14 this afternoon to secure second place in Pool B of the U20 World Championship and with that, a five-try bonus-point victory for Noel McNamara’s side in what was a huge effort in order to keep their semi-final aspirations alive. After a big opening performance and victory against England and later…

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Munster Rugby Granted Planning Permission For Cork Training Facility

By Ronan Coughlan / June 12, 2019 /

Munster Rugby have today announced that they’ve been granted planning permission by Cork County Council for the construction of an indoor training facility at Irish Independent Park. The planned new facility will be built primarily for Munster’s underage sides and the surrounding community with local clubs, schools and community groups set to benefit. A synthetic…

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Warren Gatland appointed head coach of 2021 British & Irish Lions

By Ronan Coughlan / June 12, 2019 /

The British & Irish Lions have today confirmed that Warren Gatland has been appointed head coach for the Tour of South Africa in 2021. Gatland is unbeaten in two consecutive tours to Australia and New Zealand as head coach of the Lions, and following today’s appointment becomes only the second person to lead a third…

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