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Limerick Camogie team to face Wexford announced with injury and Covid-related absentees

By Joe Saunders / July 16, 2021 /

The Limerick Camogie team to play Wexford in the opening round of the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship has been announced. Pat Ryan has picked a strong side who will be looking to avenge their Munster final defeat to Cork. Limerick do have a few notable absentees through injuries of COVID-related hits. Three changes have been…

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FIXTURES: Limerick Club Hurling (July 16th – 19th)

By Joe Saunders / July 15, 2021 /

With plenty of intercounty action on this weekend, there’s still club hurling games to be enjoyed around Limerick. The Limerick hurlers face off against Tipperary on Sunday 18th at 16:00 in the Munster final. As for the Limerick league hurling, there’s a mixed bag of limited fixtures to be enjoyed over the weekend from senior…

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Fletcher Siblings set to represent Limerick at Tokyo Olympics

By Benjamin Geary / July 14, 2021 /

Team Ireland has officially selected the Judo team to compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo with siblings Ben and Megan Fletcher chosen. The Fletcher duo will be representing Ireland in their respective men and women’s events, the first time team Ireland has had a representative in both events. The siblings are set to…

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Tokyo Bound Limerick Legends Make Final Preparations at the Sport Ireland Campus

By Jack Neville / July 12, 2021 /

With just over two weeks until the 2021 Tokyo Games commence, Ireland’s Tokyo bound athletes and teams have been making their final training preparations at the Sport Ireland Campus and availing of the world class indoor and outdoor facilities.  Over the last week, the Sport Ireland Campus has hosted a number of Irish athletes from…

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Your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

By Joe Saunders / July 9, 2021 /

With restrictions slowly lifting and fans being allowed back into sporting events in Ireland, there’s still plenty of action to be enjoyed from the comfort of the couch this weekend. From GAA, Conor McGregor’s redemption attempt to ‘It’s Coming Home/Rome,’ there’s something for everyone in the audience. Friday 6.30pm: Action from day two of the US…

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Six Irish players named in Lions starting team to face Japan

By Joe Saunders / June 22, 2021 /

British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has named his side to take on Japan at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday 26 June (kick off 3pm) for The Vodafone Lions 1888 Cup.  Six Irish players have been selected to start – including Munster duo Conor Murray & Tadhg Beirne. Jack Conan, Iain Henderson, Bundee Aki…

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Three Limerick Basketball prospects make Ireland U18 squad for upcoming European competition

By Joe Saunders / June 22, 2021 / Comments Off on Three Limerick Basketball prospects make Ireland U18 squad for upcoming European competition

Ireland U18 men’s head coach Paul Kelleher has named his final squad for the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) European Challenge 2021, which will take place in Levice, Slovakia from August 3rd – 8th. Local Limerick lads Ajay Ryan Walsh (Limerick Lions) and Ruairi Cronin (Limerick Celtics) are among the five uncapped players selected. Reece Barry…

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Upcoming Limerick Football Fixture List (June 16-20)

By Joe Saunders / June 16, 2021 /

With competitive football back in full swing, we take a look at the upcoming football fixtures in Limerick over the next few days. The limit of 100 spectators still stands but there’s plenty to get stuck into from Wednesday onwards. Wednesday 16th June West Junior A Football League Round 2 Baile Stiabhna V Mountcollins GAA…

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Munster Rugby Season in Review

By Ronan Calvert / June 15, 2021 /

The Thomond Park atmosphere is something special and last season wasn’t quite the same without it. Watching from the discomfort of home you could feel far removed from the action, unable to roar on the team, effectively disconnected from the Munster Rugby community.  There was a hollow feeling behind what ordinarily would have been unforgettable…

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WATCH: “We had the defensive unit come in early” – Treaty United Women’s Manager Niall Connolly on the season so far

By Joe Saunders / June 15, 2021 /

TREATY UNITED Women’s manager, Niall Connolly spoke to Sporting Limerick’s Joe Saunders during the mid-season break. The manager spoke about what he has learned so far, a new formation, the key to the new defence and even gives his pick for the European Championships. Connolly’s team has recently clocked up two wins out of their…

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