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Limerick comeback falls short in Munster U20 final

By Tom Clancy / July 28, 2021 /

Cork 1-26 Limerick 1-24 Cork are the 2021 Munster U20 Hurling Champions, after a two point victory over Limerick. Having trailed by six with just eight minutes remaining, came back to level but were unable to find the lead score and Pat Ryan’s Cork retained their crown. For Cork, it is a 21st Munster U20/21…

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Cronin goal proves crucial as Limerick defeat Tipperary in Munster Minor football

By Tom Clancy / July 21, 2021 /

Limerick 2-9Tipperary 1-9By Tom Clancy at LIT Gaelic Grounds Limerick advanced to the Munster Minor football championship semi-final following a three point victory over neighbours Tipperary. Kevin Denihan’s side face Clare on July 30th, in Ennis. Once Limerick led in the 13th minute, Tipperary were unable to peg them back, though a second half green…

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Limerick exit U20 Munster Championship with Tipperary defeat

By Tom Clancy / July 8, 2021 /

Tipperary 0-16Limerick 1-10Limerick exited the Eirgird Munster U20 Football Championship with a 0-16 to 1-10 reverse at the hands of Tipperary Jerry O’Sullivan’s side left it too late to spring to life and Brian Ahern’s well taken goal came with the final action. Limerick were seeking a third victory in a row over the Premier…

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Kilkenny edge out tireless Limerick

By Tom Clancy / June 5, 2021 /

Limerick 0-13Kilkenny 2-10 By Tom Clancy in St. Brendan’s Park, Birr. Limerick came agonisingly close to the shock of the weekend as they fell just short to All Ireland holders Kilkenny. The Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues Division One quarter-final, played in Birr, was eventually wrestled the way of the Cats, thanks to a late flurry…

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Waterford rally to defeat 13-man Limerick

By Tom Clancy / May 23, 2021 /

Waterford 1-22 Limerick 0-21 Limerick fell to back-to-back defeats as Waterford did enough to secure a four point victory at Walsh Park. Having drawn with Tipperary and been defeated by Galway, Limerick have relinquished their chance of a third consecutive National League title. Limerick finished with 13 men. The first half red card for Seamus…

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WATCH: Limerick defeat Clare in Camogie opener

By Tom Clancy / May 22, 2021 /

Clare 1-11 Limerick 2-14 Fr. McNamara Park, Ennis. Limerick started their Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division One with a deserved six point victory over neighbours Clare. The result means that Limerick advance to the knockout stages regardless of their result against Galway in Kilmallock next weekend. Clare exit after consecutive defeats. Full Match coverage can…

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Limerick topple Waterford in Munster Minor Football

By Tom Clancy / December 12, 2020 /

Limerick advanced to the Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Championship semi-final, with a deserved 10 point victory over Waterford at the LIT Gaelic Grounds on Saturday afternoon. Joe Lee’s side will face the winners of Tipperary and Clare, on Wednesday evening. The foundation for this victory was laid by a quality second quarter, where they…

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Fermanagh Too Strong For Brave Limerick Ladies

By Tom Clancy / November 22, 2020 /

Fermanagh booked their place in the TG4 Junior Ladies Football All Ireland final with a 4-10 to 4-3 victory over Limerick. Donal Ryan’s side were left with a mountain to climb early on as the Ulster side raced from the blocks to lead 4-3 to 0-1 at the first half water break. Eimear Smyth was…

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Limerick defeated by Wexford in NFL

By Tom Clancy / October 18, 2020 /

Limerick missed the opportunity to secure the Allianz Division Four League title as the fell to a 1-13 to 1-10 defeat to Wexford at Mick Neville Park. Results on Saturday afternoon meant that Limerick knew a win would secure the league title but they were slow to settle and trailed by 1-8 to 0-3 at…

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56 goals as Desmond League kicks off

By Tom Clancy / October 6, 2020 /

There was 56 goals across 13 junior games as the Desmond League returned. It was fast approaching almost seven months since the last competitive game was played in Limerick’s second junior soccer league. However, it seems that players and all of those involved will have to halt their competitive football with the government moving the…

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