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Limerick's Lucy O'Donnell Joins Velo Performance Cycling Team

By Jack Neville / December 13, 2019 /

Lucy O’Donnell of Limerick has joined the Velo Performance Team with riders in the UK and Europe. O’Donnell who is a junior rider will join other juniors and also elite who all race together. Last season O’Donnell was selected onto the Irish team for the World Cyclocorss Championships. Aswell as a number of elite wins…

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WATCH: Jean Kleyn looks forward to “tasty one” with Saracens

By Jack Neville / December 11, 2019 /

This weekend sees the fourth round of the Champions Cup being played across the continent. In Allianz Park, Saracens welcome Munster in a rematch of last weekend’s clash at Thomond Park. Munster are currently five points ahead of the English giants but face a huge challenge against last years champions on their home patch. Munster…

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What happens when the heart just stops, but the body goes on living?

By Niall O'Carroll / November 28, 2019 /

They say an athlete dies twice. Well in my work and research I have had the pleasure to sit down with Olympic Champions, World record-holders and professionals from a host of sports around the globe. I have built a four-pillar transition model based on my findings from research which suggest that Planning, Support Structure, Education…

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“We all choke. Winners know how to handle choking better than losers.”

By Niall O'Carroll / November 27, 2019 /

The week Niall O’Carroll examines ‘choking’, the science behind it and what separates our responses. “And in the darkened underpass, I thought, ‘Oh God, my chance has come at last’ (but then a strange fear gripped me and I just couldn’t ask)” The Smiths, There is A Light That Never Goes Out “I mistimed it.…

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Lynch announced as Independent Director of the Federation of Irish Sport

By John Keogh / November 26, 2019 /

The Federation of Irish Sport has announced that Enda Lynch, Head of Enterprise with Munster Rugby has been appointed an Independent Director of the Federation. The Federation of Irish Sport is the representative organisation for the National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs) and Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs) in Ireland. The Federation’s membership consists of over…

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Over €1.5 Million Announced for 2019 Sports Capital Grants in Limerick

By Jack Neville / November 15, 2019 /

A total of € 1,502,762 will be made available for 2019 Sports Capital Grants in the county it has been announced. The funding will benefit 47 clubs and facilities. Askeaton GAA club have received the largest funding for a GAA team, receiving €92,212 for the improvement and development of their GAA facilities. Giln Rovers Soccer…

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WATCH: NCW’S Mike Quilligan sees Oola as favourites for county decider

By Jack Neville / October 23, 2019 /

Newcastle are seeking a first county title since 2015 this Sunday as they take on Oola in the county football final in the Gaelic Grounds. After a comprehensive victory over back to back defending champions Adare in the semi-final, NCW are favoured to come out on top this weekend. But manager Mike Quilligan has remained…

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WATCH: Oola manager Kem Downey speaks ahead of this weekends county final

By Jack Neville / October 23, 2019 /

This Sunday Oola take on Newcastle West in the 2019 Limerick SFC Final. For Oola, this will be the club’s first final since 1979, with their last victory coming back in 1940. Oola will be heavy underdogs for the game but have already overcome Newcastle in the group stages of the championship. For manager Kem…

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Adare Manor has been voted IAGTO European Golf Resort of the Year 2020

By Ronan Coughlan / October 18, 2019 /

Adare Manor has added to its growing list of accolades after being named 2020 IAGTO European Golf Resort of the Year, and collecting the Hotel Experience Award (Ireland), at last night’s annual IAGTO Awards, the closing event of IGTM in Marrakech, Morocco.  The awards, honouring the best in golf tourism, recognise the significant investment Adare…

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Something for the Weekend

By John Keogh / October 3, 2019 /

GAA Sat-Oct-05 – KSHC – Dicksboro v Erins Own – 3:30pm – RTÉ2 Sat-Oct-05 – KSHC – B’Hale S’Rocks v Clara – 4:45pm – RTÉ2 Sun-Oct-06 – LSHC – Na Piarsaigh v P’Well – 3:30pm – TG4 SOCCER Thu-Oct-03 – EL – AZ v Man Utd – 5:55pm – BT2 Thu-Oct-03 – EL – Arsenal…

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