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Limerick Celtics record back to back wins

By Ronan Coughlan / November 11, 2019 /

The Limerick Celtics Men’s team have recorded back to back wins after picking up their second win in ten days with a super 96 to 86 win against Waterford Vikings in St Munchins College yesterday. This game was played at a frantic pace with the lead changing sides eighteen times during the course of this…

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Well Run Dry as Ballygunner Book Munster Club Final Spot

By Ronan Coughlan / November 10, 2019 /

Patrickswell’s season came to an end in Walsh Park this afternoon as Ballygunner simply had too much and ran out 0-17 to 0-9 winners in their Munster Senior Club Hurling semi final. It was a disappointing end for Ciarán Carey’s side while the Waterford champions will go on to play Borris Illeigh of Tipperary on…

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‘Munsters’ v Garryowen pick of the bunch this AIL Weekend

By Ronan Coughlan / November 8, 2019 /

In Division 1A this Friday evening will be the pick of the bunch for Limerick’s Senior Clubs when Young Munster and Garryowen lock horns under lights in a Limerick City derby at Tom Clifford Park. Young Munster, who are second from bottom, will be looking to make the most of home advantage count in a…

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O’Mahony captains Munster for Ulster clash

By Ronan Coughlan / November 8, 2019 /

Munster Head Coach Johann van Graan has named his side for Saturday’s Guinness Pro 14 Interpro clash against Ulster at Thomond Park at 5:15pm. Peter O’Mahony captains the province with eight of Munster’s World Cup contingent set to feature at Thomond Park. Andrew Conway, Chris Farrell, Niall Scannell, John Ryan, Jean Kleyn, O’Mahony and CJ…

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The Breakdown Podcast EP115: Munster Signings, SA Win World Cup & Ulster In Pro14

By Ronan Coughlan / November 6, 2019 /

Episode 115 of The Breakdown Podcast is here! Raffaele Rocca and Tom Savage chat about the highly tipped Munster Signings in the news this week, South Africa’s 2019 Rugby World Cup victory and the pair look ahead to Saturday’s clash with Ulster in the Guinness Pro 14.

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WATCH: Alby Mathewson uncertain about Munster future

By Ronan Coughlan / November 6, 2019 /

Scrum-half Alby Mathewson’s future at Munster is uncertain as his short term contract with the province is set to end soon. With Munster tipped to sign two South African players next season, the club may be forced to offload Non-qualified Irish players, and Mathewson could be first to see the exit. Speaking at a press…

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Munster Family Rooted in Boks World Cup Success

By Ronan Coughlan / November 6, 2019 /

South Africa beat England 32-12 to become 2019 Rugby World Cup Champions. It was an excellent performance which featured a significant Munster influence running through the spine of the entire setup. The Springboks dominated at the set-piece and kept the scoreboard ticking over throughout thanks to the boot of Handrè Pollard, who kicked 22 points. In a…

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36 greyhounds remain in the race for the 2019 Irish St Leger in Limerick Greyhound Stadium

By Ronan Coughlan / November 4, 2019 /

A total of 36 greyhounds remain in with a chance of capturing the €30,000 winners’ prize in the 2019 Irish St Leger ahead of this weekend’s second-round action. The Leger is one of the most prestigious ‘Classic’ competitions in the Irish greyhound racing calendar and boasts a prize fund of over €60,000. This past weekend…

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HRI Weekly: Patrickswell’s Hourigan lands Cork Grand National

By Ronan Coughlan / November 4, 2019 /

Limerick Racing News  Patrickswell trainer Michael Hourigan landed a second success in the Cork Grand National on Sunday when The Gatechecker ran out a very easy winner under Darragh O’Keeffe. An 18/1 chance, the nine-year-old came from well off the pace to win by seven and a half lengths from the front-running Glorious Galway. Hourigan…

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Limerick Celtics win on the road against Portlaoise

By Ronan Coughlan / November 4, 2019 /

Limerick Celtics had an impressive 101 to 91 win over Portlaoise Panthers last Saturday night in Portlaoise. Portlaoise was coming off a good win against the Limerick Sport Eagles the previous week and started the game very strong to take an early six-point lead. The Celtics later settled into the game with some good scores…

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