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Limerick’s O’Callaghan ends Mountain Bike season on a high

By Ronan Coughlan / September 24, 2019 /

Limerick Mountain Biker Oisin O’Callaghan ended his Mountain Bike Downhill Race Season on a high, finishing 2nd overall in the IXS European Downhill Series. September only means one thing on the Mountain Biking calendar – the season-ending finale, where the alpine village of Brandnertal in Austria played host to. O’Callaghan headed into Brandnertal with a…

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LISTEN: FootGolfer John Callinan ahead of the EuroFootGolf Championship

By Ronan Coughlan / September 20, 2019 /

The 2019 EuroFootGolf Championships will take place at Magnolia Park in Oxford from September 27th – 29th The tournament will see 16 countries battle it out for top spot including an Irish team who find themselves seeded 12th overall and in Pool D with Holland, Switzerland and Sweden. The last EuroFootGolf event was held in…

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WATCH: “The first day is always the hardest”- teenage Learning Hub kickboxers on the impact of the club in the city

By Jack Neville / September 13, 2019 /

In an evergrowing sport, the Learning Hub Kickboxing Club in Limerick is fast earning a reputation as one of the best. We went out to the club recently where we caught up with Hayleigh Kiely and Tyrone Cronin to get an insight into the success of the club. With six national titles draped behind them,…

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Limericks Catherine Costigan marks her return to MMA on Saturday at Wembley

By Ronan Coughlan / September 13, 2019 /

Limerick’s Catherine Costigan will make her return to Mixed Martial Arts this weekend when she fights Poland’s Alesandra Rola at the SSE Arena in Wembley on Saturday. Costigan (who will fight at London’s 12,500-seater venue) hasn’t fought a professional bout for 18-months: “My mum was very sick for the last 18 months of pancreatic cancer.…

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Two St Johns Players win the Home Internationals Championships in Leeds

By Jack Neville / August 14, 2019 /

Huge congratulations to John Torpey and Mark Tuite of the St Johns Snooker Club in Mulgrave Street who made up 50% of the 4 man Republic of Ireland Team that won the Home International Championships in Leeds on the weekend of Aug 10-12. To qualify for selection John and Mark finished in the top 5 of the national snooker…

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WATCH: Tracey Duggan looks ahead to Professional Debut on Sunday

By Jack Neville / July 31, 2019 /

The EireMuySiam Gym opened in Limerick in 2008 and since has gone from strength to strength. On Sunday they will host their third event, Unforgiven III in the Limerick Strand Hotel. The gym is home to Irish champion Jamie Morrissey who will headline the event. Also on the night Tracey Duggan will be competing in…

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WATCH: Jamie Morrissey and Faisal Azimi on their upcoming Muay Thai bouts

By Jack Neville / July 31, 2019 /

Jamie Morrissey takes centre stage this Sunday at Unforgiven III as he defends his ISKA Irish Middleweight championship. However, on the undercard, EireMuaySiam Thai Boxing Gym’s Faisal Azimi fights in a four-way fight with the winner to receive a month’s free training in Thailand. Ahead of the opportunity, Azimi is fully focused on the job…

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WATCH: Jamie Morrissey talks preparation ahead of Unforgiven III this Sunday

By Jack Neville / July 31, 2019 /

This Sunday, Limerick ISKA Pro Irish Middlewight champion Jamie Morrissey will defend his title against Dublin fighter Alex Akimov at the Strand Hotel. After winning the belt earlier this summer in Cork, this will serve as the Limerick man’s first title defense. A week out from the fight we caught up with the EireMuaySiam ThaiBoxing…

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Second place finish for Limerick’s Oisin O’Callaghan at European Downhill Championships

By Jack Neville / July 29, 2019 /

Last weekend saw Limerick’s Oisin O Callaghan who was recently crowned National Champion head to the alpine high-altitude resort of Pila to compete at the Ixs European Downhill Championship Round 4. With European races structured like World Cups, they provide the perfect opportunity for improving time management and mental focus. The resort has elevation of up…

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WATCH: Martina McMahon Crowned 2019 Irish Softball National Champion

By Raffaele Rocca / July 28, 2019 /

Martin Mulkerrins & Martina McMahon are the 2019 Irish Softball Nationals champions after Saturday’s finals in Castlebridge, Co Wexford. Martina’s power was pivotal in taking down Catriona Casey 15-6, 15-5, having earlier defeated Ciaran Mahon in the SF. Mulkerrins’ supreme fitness was key in helping him defeat Gavin Buggy 15-10, 15-4, having saw off Eoin…

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