Other Sports

Young Limerick athletes selected to compete in Finland

By Emma Needham / June 14, 2017 /

Limerick athletes to compete in Finland. Three of Limerick’s best young athletes have been included in the European Athletics Team Championships First League in the Finnish university town of Vaasa that will take place from June 23rd to the 25th. Two Emerald AC athletes have been selected. Ciara Neville in the 4x100m replay team, and Jenna Bromell…

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Munster Showjumping returns to Limerick Greyhound Stadium

By Raffaele Rocca / June 9, 2017 /

The Limerick leg of ‘Munster Stadium Jumping’ will takes place at Limerick Greyhound Stadium this evening and promises to be a spectacular night for all involved. Munster Stadium Jumping is now in its third year, with two legs taking place in Limerick and Cork Greyhound Stadiums. Horse Sport Ireland’s sponsorship of the Grand Prix class sees…

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WATCH: Documentary on Limerick Tennis star Sam Barry

By Emma Needham / June 1, 2017 /

Sam Barry documentary: A documentary will air tonight on eir sport on the career so far of 25 year old Limerick man and tennis player Sam Barry. The documentary titled ‘beyond the baseline’ follows Barry on the world circuit, travelling all around the world as he aims to make his first grand slam tournament. It…

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UL Vikings move to 5-0 with close win over Dublin Rebels

By Raffaele Rocca / May 31, 2017 /

The University of Limerick Vikings American football team continued their unbeaten season in the Shamrock Bowl Conference on Sunday with a 28 – 22 win away to the defending champion Dublin Rebels. The Vikings got the perfect start scoring off the opening drive after a rushing touchdown from running back Adam O’ Mahony but failed…

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Former UL Student to represent Australia in London Marathon

By Jack Neville / May 31, 2017 /

Sinead Diver is one of six Australian runners that will be competing in the 2017 London Marathon. Diver was a student in the University of Limerick before emigrating to Australia to pursue her running career. Originally from Belmullet in Co Mayo, Diver was a starter for the country in the 2015 World Championships in Beijing.…

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Limerick Combat Gym enjoys continued success

By Emma Needham / May 30, 2017 /

The Limerick Combat Gym. Limerick Combat Gym is situated in the Roxboro Community Centre and holds more titles than any other club in Munster ranging from Irish Titles, 4 Nations Titles as well as World and European Titles. Josh Byrne, Gillian O’Connor and Daniel McInery who recently were awarded their senior Black Belts. These guys…

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Andy Lee gives his take on proposed McGregor-Mayweather fight

By Jack Neville / May 17, 2017 /

Andy Lee gives his take on McGregor-Mayweather. Andy Lee is still a quality fighter. The Limerick man has shown an immense amount of talent, passion and courage during his career which has too often gone unrecognised. However, in recent months he has shown great promise as a future boxing pundit. As a man that has seen…

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Limerick teenager is Ireland’s first chess world champion

By Emma Needham / May 3, 2017 /

Limerick teenager Diana Mirza has become Ireland’s first ever chess world champion. The 16-year-old was victorious in the World Schools Under-17 Chess Championship in Romania after nine rounds in 10 days last week. Mirza, whose parents moved to Ireland from Romania some years ago, represented her Ireland in Baku last year as part of the…

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ITV Racing’s tribute to the late JT McNamara

By Raffaele Rocca / May 1, 2017 /

Although released a while back to coincide with the Cheltenham Festival, this tribute to the late JT McNamara was certainly worth re-sharing. Video courtesy of ITV Racing.

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AP McCoy

AP McCoy talks life post racing

By Raffaele Rocca / April 27, 2017 /

AP McCoy talks life post his illustrious racing career. As with many sports stars, retirement comes with a host of different challenges that require a different approach. Some immerse themselves in punditry or media work, others turn to coaching and training. Not everyone gets the fairytale ending but AP simply wanted to call time on…

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