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Limerick SHC quarter-final pairings confirmed

By Jack Neville / September 21, 2021 /

The Limerick SHC is down to six teams with the quarter final pairings confirmed. The four quarter finalists in the Limerick SHC now know their opponents after the draw was made on Monday evening. Adare have been paired with 2019 champions Patrickswell while Kilmallock will take on South Liberties. Those ties are to take place…

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FIXTURES: Limerick Camogie Championship action gets underway this weekend

By Joe Saunders / September 16, 2021 /

Alongside the club hurling being in full swing, it’s also time for plenty of action in Limerick camogie. There’s an action-packed weekend to look forward to, with plenty of exciting games taking place from the Senior competition to Junior B. Senior Group 1 – team named first is home venue Newcastle West v Ahane, Sunday…

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WATCH: Upcoming Launch of FAI’s Fit For Life programme in conjunction with Limerick Youth Service

By Benjamin Geary / September 14, 2021 /

The FAI are set to launch their latest iteration of the ‘Fit For Life’ programme in conjunction with the Limerick Youth Service on October 4th. The scheme is aimed at young people in the Askeaton/Rathkeale area over the age of 18, to improve their overall physical and mental wellbeing. The 6-week programme will consist of…

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Limerick Sports Partnership celebrate 2020/2021 VIP programme with Olympians Sarah Lavin & Roisin Upton

By Mark Reilly / September 8, 2021 /

Monday 6th of September saw the Limerick Sports Partnership celebrate the completion of the2020/2021 VIP programme. The Castletroy Park Hotel played host to 30 students from 14 different secondary schools across Limerick City and County as they graduated from the programme. The programme was delivered entirely online which is testament to both the students for…

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FAI announce equal pay for men’s and women’s senior teams

By Joe Saunders / August 30, 2021 /

The FAI has announced that the men’s and women’s senior international teams will now receive the same match fees while on international duty. It was confirmed this afternoon that the men’s senior team had agreed to a reduction in their international fees, with the association agreeing to match that with a rise in fees paid…

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WATCH: Róisín Ní Riain ‘loving’ Tokyo experience following 100m Butterfly final with plenty more events to come

By Joe Saunders / August 25, 2021 /

Limerick swimmer Róisín Ní Riain competed in this morning’s S13 100m butterfly final, finishing in 8th place with a time of 1:09:26. She smashed her personal best in the heat earlier in the morning, swimming 1:08:18 to unexpectedly qualify for the final. Italy’s Carlotta Gill won gold in the event with a time of 1:02:65.…

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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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Your TV guide to a busy weekend of sport

By Joe Saunders / July 23, 2021 /

With the Olympics kicking off in Tokyo today, there’s plenty of sport to be enjoyed on TV over the weekend. There’s something for everyone from hurling to swimming. There’s plenty to play for in the GAA action with the Championship season heating up and Gatland’s Lions are in action in their highly anticipated game against…

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Sit Down and Shut Up – A Short Film on the time when Limerick FC welcomed Real Madrid to town

By Joe Saunders / July 22, 2021 /

A new short film about Limerick FC’s European Cup tie against Real Madrid in 1980 is being premiered at this weeks Galway Film Fleadh. It details one of the great days for the game in Limerick when they were enjoying one of their most successful periods. Dingle native Cian O’Connor directed the film, it’s produced…

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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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