Ronan Coughlan

Injury Updates on Kearney, Cabery & Earls ahead of Scotland

By Ronan Coughlan / September 18, 2019 /

Ireland defence coach Andy Farrell has given a positive update this morning in relation to the injury profiles of Keith Earls, Rob Kearney and Joey Carbery. Earls and Kearney are suffering from knee and calf problems that have caused some concern among both fans and media ahead of Ireland’s Pool A opener against Scotland in…

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Limerick crowned All-Ireland Golf Champions

By Ronan Coughlan / September 16, 2019 /

Limerick has been crowned the All-Ireland Fourball Inter-Club Champions after they beat a tough Ardee Team last Sunday by a score of 3 matches to 2 at Roe Park Golf Course. Fresh off the back of their 9&7 win in their semi-final match on Saturday, Limerick’s Paul Byrnes and Maurice Hickey continued their sensational form…

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Shannon and UL Bohemian complete Munster Senior Cup Quarter Final Lineup

By Ronan Coughlan / September 15, 2019 /

Shannon and UL-Bohemian have booked their places in the quarter-finals of this season’s Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Cup after impressive second-round wins last Saturday. Shannon booked their quarter-final place by beating Dolphin 47-7 at Musgrave Park, while UL-Bohemian beat Cork side Sunday’s Well 31-0 in Annacotty. Shannon will play local rivals Young Munster next…

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WATCH: Five-alive-KO. Dublin and Kerry fans brawl after final whistle in Croke Park on Saturday

By Ronan Coughlan / September 15, 2019 /

The Dublin Senior Footballers made history last Saturday evening by claiming their 5th All Ireland Football title when they beat Kerry by 1-18 to 0-15 in Croke Park. However, not long after the final whistle did things get sour when both sets of fans got involved in a post-game brawl in front of gardai in…

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WATCH: Match Highlights from Limerick FC’s 4-1 win over Wexford FC

By Ronan Coughlan / September 15, 2019 /

Limerick FC rounded off their last home game of the season with a 4-1 victory against Wexford FC last Friday night at Markets Field. Goals from Shane Tracy, Karl O’Sullivan, Adam Foley and Lee Devitt saw the Shannonsiders run out clear winners in the end. Check out the highlights from the game below

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WATCH: Former Irish Rugby star Jackie McCarthy O’Brien featured in Vodafone Ireland Campaign

By Ronan Coughlan / September 15, 2019 /

Limerick’s Jackie McCarthy O’Brien has been featured on Vodafone’s “Ireland’s Ball” campaign to celebrate the creation of a unique rugby ball. The ball has been designed with a bespoke grip containing the fingerprints of 32 different people from every county in Ireland, symbolising our connection to each other and to Irish rugby. McCarthy O’Brien holds…

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Limericks Catherine Costigan marks her return to MMA on Saturday at Wembley

By Ronan Coughlan / September 13, 2019 /

Limerick’s Catherine Costigan will make her return to Mixed Martial Arts this weekend when she fights Poland’s Alesandra Rola at the SSE Arena in Wembley on Saturday. Costigan (who will fight at London’s 12,500-seater venue) hasn’t fought a professional bout for 18-months: “My mum was very sick for the last 18 months of pancreatic cancer.…

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Time is now for Ireland as the World Cup approaches

By Ronan Coughlan / September 12, 2019 /

Christy Moore played a surprise set to the Irish squad ahead of their final pool game at home to Wales. The set from the music legend included a cover of ‘Hurt’ by Johnny Cash. A powerful tune from a man who could stir emotion with just his voice and a guitar. Moore, a former prop…

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Martina McMahon Crowned 2019 All-Ireland Softball Ladies Champion

By Ronan Coughlan / September 11, 2019 /

Limerick’s Martina McMahon continues her reign as the best handballer in the country by adding the 2019 All-Ireland Softball Ladies Championship crown to her list of titles. The Broadford woman defended her title with relative ease by beating her arch-rival and Cork star, Catriona Casey in a one-sided clash, over two games at Croke Park. McMahon took the…

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TG4 announce Gaelic Games schedule for the next month

By Ronan Coughlan / September 11, 2019 /

TG4 have announced their schedule of Gaelic Games for the next month with the TG4 All Ireland Ladies Football Finals, County Football & Hurling Championships and AIB Provincial Club Championships featuring prominently. Next Sunday sees live coverage of the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Finals from Croke Park. From there, TG4’s weekly flagship programme GAA BEO…

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