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WATCH: O’Connor and Lennon combine for Ireland win

By Tom Clancy / June 16, 2022 /

The Republic of Ireland secured safe passage to the second round of the World Cup of Darts with Limerick’s William O’Connor and Carlow’s Steve Lennon seeing off Canada, 5-2, in their opening round tie.Played in the doubles format, it was Lennon who led the way for Ireland early on, the pair seeking a first win…

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O’Connor takes aim at World Cup of Darts

By Tom Clancy / June 15, 2022 /

Limerick’s William O’Connor renews his partnership with Steve Lennon as the pair look for glory at the World Cup of Darts, which commences this Thursday. The Republic of Ireland have drawn Canada, who face exciting duo Jeff Smith and Matt Campbell, with the winners likely to meet third seeds Netherlands, who clash with Brazil. This…

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Limerick fall short to Champions Galway in Camogie opener

By Tom Clancy / May 21, 2022 /

Galway 4-11Limerick 1-7 A second-half burst from All-Ireland champions Galway saw off a gallant effort from Limerick in the first round of the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship. John Lillis’ side must regroup for a clash with 2020 All-Ireland Champions Kilkenny next weekend. The Treaty were always up against it on the road but…

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Ruthless Cork defeat Limerick Minors

By Tom Clancy / April 12, 2022 /

Cork 4-21Limerick 2-14 Limerick began their Munster Minor Hurling Championship with a 13-point defeat at the hands of an efficient and pacy Cork side. Cork’s Ross O’Sullivan finished with 3-10 as the corner forward was on top form. Limerick had good spurts, but with Cork having a game under their belt, they looked the sharper…

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O’Connor shocks World Champion Wright at UK Open

By Tom Clancy / March 5, 2022 /

Limerick’s William O’Connor caused an upset at the UK Open on Saturday evening, when defeating World Champion Peter Wright, 10-7. Wright, who won his second World Championship just two months ago, was second favourite to lift the silverware at Butlin’s Minehead Resort. But O’Connor has ideas of his own. Despite trailing early on and looking…

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WATCH | Ardscoil Rís book All-Ireland Final date with St Kierans College

By Tom Clancy / March 5, 2022 /

Ardscoil Rís are heading to Croke Park later this month, for the All-Ireland Colleges Final, after a seven point victory over Good Counsel College of Wexford. The Limerick school, defeated in the Harty Cup final last month, were the stronger side, despite a sluggish start. Victory was made possible by goals from Shane O’Brien and…

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O’Connor aiming for UK Open Success this weekend

By Tom Clancy / March 4, 2022 /

Limerick darts star William O’Connor returns to the oche this weekend, where he will enter the UK Open in the third round. Ranked 37th on the order of merit, O’Connor falls just outside the top 32, who automatically receive a bye into Friday’s fourth round. Butlin’s Minehead Resort is the venue following a temporary switch…

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Paddy Donovan chasing Serban victory in Scotland

By Tom Clancy / February 25, 2022 /

Limerick boxing star Paddy Donovan returns to the ring in OVO Hydro in Glasgow this weekend to face Miroslav Serban.

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Wasteful Limerick slump to Wexford loss

By Tom Clancy / February 6, 2022 /

Limerick suffered a one-goal defeat at the hands of Wexford in their Allianz Hurling League opener. John Kiely’s side were poor in front of goal at hit 18 wides over the course of the 70 minutes. A goal from Mikie Dwyer proved crucial for the Leinster side, who had slumped to Walsh Cup final defeat…

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Classy Kerry see off disappointing Limerick in McGrath Cup

By Tom Clancy / January 5, 2022 /

Kerry 2-23 Limerick 0-6 It was a difficult night at the office in Tralee for Limerick Senior Footballers as their 2022 season commenced with a 23 point reversal to All-Ireland favourites Kerry. Limerick are defending McGrath Cup champions, though so much has changed since Iain Corbett and Donal O’Sullivan lifted that silverware in early 2020.…

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