Ronan Coughlan

Munster Rugby Announce Charity Partners For 2019/20

By Ronan Coughlan / September 27, 2019 /

Munster Rugby have this week announced that the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation and the Peter McVerry Trust have been selected as the club’s nominated charities for the 2019/20 season. Over the season Munster Rugby will work closely with each charity, actively supporting them in helping raise awareness and funds for much-needed resources that are…

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Five UL Bohemian Players make Ireland Women’s Squad For November Test.

By Ronan Coughlan / September 26, 2019 /

Ireland Women’s Head Coach Adam Griggs has named a squad of 37 ahead of their busy November schedule, which will see Ireland’s women travel to Scotland and France for training and practice games ahead of a test match against Wales in UCD Bowl on 10th November. There are 10 uncapped players who have been named after an…

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Limerick receive Nine All-Star Hurling nominations

By Ronan Coughlan / September 26, 2019 /

Limerick has received a total of nine 2019 PwC All-Stars hurling nominations off the back of a successful year, claiming both Allianz League and Munster Senior Hurling titles. The final selection of 15 players will be made late next month and all players will be honoured at a banquet in Dublin on Friday, November 1st. Limerick’s…

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Carty Starts As Schmidt Names Team For Japan

By Ronan Coughlan / September 26, 2019 /

Ireland Head Coach Joe Schmidt has named his matchday squad ahead of their second Pool A against Japan at the Ecopa Stadium in Shizuoka on Saturday.   There are a total of four changes to the starting XV that beat Scotland last weekend, Rob Kearney and Keith Earls get their starts, while Chris Farrell comes in…

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Limerick Celtics start their National League season with a win

By Ronan Coughlan / September 25, 2019 /

Limerick Celtics have opened their new National League Men’s season with a great home win over Killarney in St Munchin Sportshall last Saturday. Killarney took an early lead but with some good scores from Carlos Hortelano, David Bellinazona and Jordan Hehir Celtics brought themselves right back into the game and took the lead midway through the…

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MIC Announces Elite Sports Scholarships Programme

By Ronan Coughlan / September 25, 2019 /

Mary Immaculate College has announced details of two elite sports scholarships this week in honour of former MIC staff members and sporting stalwarts Noreen Lynch and Leonard Enright. The scholarships, valued at €4,000 each, are reserved for outstanding performance athletes who are committed to further developing their sporting and academic careers. These elite scholarships are open to incoming applicants and…

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Limerick’s O’Callaghan ends Mountain Bike season on a high

By Ronan Coughlan / September 24, 2019 /

Limerick Mountain Biker Oisin O’Callaghan ended his Mountain Bike Downhill Race Season on a high, finishing 2nd overall in the IXS European Downhill Series. September only means one thing on the Mountain Biking calendar – the season-ending finale, where the alpine village of Brandnertal in Austria played host to. O’Callaghan headed into Brandnertal with a…

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Weekly Racing News

By Ronan Coughlan / September 23, 2019 /

Limerick Racing News  Herbertstown jockey Donie McInerney teamed up with County Dublin trainer Paul Stafford to win the 2m5f maiden hurdle with Military Hill at Galway on Monday afternoon. The 6/1 chance scored a three-length to give McInerney his tenth winner of the season.  Abbeyfeale apprentice Paddy Harnett recorded his third success and his first…

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LIT and Limerick GAA team up to launch new LIT Gaelic Grounds Scholarship Programme.

By Ronan Coughlan / September 23, 2019 /

A unique scholarship programme aimed at Limerick GAA members who attend Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) has been officially launched by the college and the Limerick GAA County Board, as part of the ongoing implementation of the LIT Gaelic Grounds partnership.  The agreement, which included the re-naming of Limerick’s county grounds as LIT Gaelic Grounds,…

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WATCH: Out-Stander-ing. Emotional Stander after Player of the Match performance

By Ronan Coughlan / September 22, 2019 /

Ireland got their 2019 Rugby World Cup underway in the best possible way after beating their Six Nations rivals Scotland at Yokohama Stadium. Ireland scored themselves a four-try, 27-3 bonus point victory this morning, setting themselves up on good footing ahead of their next clash against Japan next weekend in Pool A. CJ Stander earned…

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