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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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Galtee Gaels relegate Drom Broadford with narrow victory

By Tom Clancy / October 3, 2020 /

Galtee Gaels will play senior football in 2021 as the South Limerick club retained their status in senior at the first time of asking. Dromcollogher Broadford slip down to Intermediate after coming out of the wrong side of a 2-10 to 0-14 scoreline. Drom were for many years the standard setters in Limerick football –…

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Desmond League returns after six months

By Tom Clancy / October 2, 2020 /

The Limerick Desmond League makes a long overdue return to competitive football this weekend, with 14 junior games on Sunday, preceded by four youths games on Saturday afternoon. In total 33 junior sides will take to the field this campaign, as well as 10 at U18 level. The last game played under the auspices of…

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Adare dethrone Newcastle West to book last four spot

By Tom Clancy / September 23, 2020 /

Champions in 2017 and 2018, Adare’s three-in-row bid was undone by the Magpies 367 days ago. That game, also played in Mick Neville Park, was clearly still in the Adare minds as they turned out a fantastic performance to book their last four spot. Newcastle West, for their part, were just 72 hours removed from…

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Na Piarsaigh secure sixth senior title after Doon Destruction

By Tom Clancy / September 19, 2020 /

Na Piarsaigh added their name to the Daly Cup for the sixth time on Saturday evening, with a 27 point victory over Doon. The winless run for the east Limerick men continues – this was their fourth final defeat – as they failed to match the high standard set by the Caherdavin men. It ended…

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Molloy the hero as Ballingarry make history

By Tom Clancy / August 3, 2020 /

Ballingarry became the first Desmond League side to reach a Munster Youths Cup final on Sunday, after a world class strike from Mike Molloy after just four minutes was enough to see off a strong Bridge United challenge. Dean Clancy’s youths side has not played a competitive game since their quarter final victory over Carrigaline…

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WATCH: Paul Sexton “The Key & Goal Was to Stay in Division One”

By Tom Clancy / March 8, 2020 /

Limerick got the job done at LIT today with a 1-10 to 0-10 win over to Dublin thus preserving their Division One status for next season and consigning Dublin to the relegation play off. Sporting Limerick caught up with Paul Sexton after the game. Match report below.

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Limerick secure top flight Camogie status after victory over Dublin

By Tom Clancy / March 8, 2020 /

Limerick secured their status in Division One of the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League after a 1-10 to 0-10 victory over Dublin at LIT. The victory came as a result of a strong second half, where Karen O’Leary scored the crucial goal, as Limerick overturned a four point deficit to send the Dubs to the relegation…

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