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Limerick up against it after opening day loss to Cork

By Raffaele Rocca / May 1, 2019 /

Limerick Cricket Club’s first XI face an uphill battle in the Premier League after opening day shock to the system against Cork Harlequins at Farmer’s Cross. There was very few positive points for Limerick to take away from their first league game of the season as the Shannonsiders went down to Cork Harlequins on Sunday…

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Successful First Finals of the Mid West Tennis Cup

By Jack Neville / March 6, 2019 /

After four months of competitive action at clubs across the Mid West teams from Ennis, Nenagh and CIAC made it through to the finals of the inaugural Mid West Tennis Cup. With under 12, 14 and 18 events mixed teams of boys and girls came together at CIAC Limerick to serve it out to see…

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WATCH: Crescent College earn Munster glory with win over Mount Mercy

By John Keogh / February 28, 2019 /

Crescent College Comprehensive are Munster Girls Senior A Hockey champions after a dramatic victory over Mount Mercy College in Garyduff Sports Centre. The game, which was streamed live on Sporting Limerick, in association with So Hockey finished 1-1 in regular time but the Limerick school came out victorious by virtue of penalty shuttles. Mount Mercy…

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Limerick man captains Irish Pool team to European glory

By Jack Neville / February 25, 2019 /

Limerick man Neil Madigan captianed the Irish Pool team to victory in the recent European 8-Ball Pool Championships. Held in the Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney, the six-man team defeated France in France in the final 8-6, to bring to an end the six day tournament. The team consited of Eoin Collins (Shannon, Co.Clare), Mike Moriarty…

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Sporting Limerick to live stream Munster Schools Hockey finals

By John Keogh / February 22, 2019 /

Sporting Limerick is delighted to announce that we will be streaming the Munster Girls Senior A Cup Final between Crescent College Comprehensive v Mercy College this coming Tuesday. It will be the first time that a provincial final will be streamed live. The game takes place at Garryduff Sports Centre in Cork at 12:30pm. We…

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UL Kayak Club win 2019 Intervarsities

By Jack Neville / February 22, 2019 /

Well done to University of Limerick Kayak Club for hosting and winning the 2019 Kayaking Intervarsities this past weekend. This is the 9th victorious year for UL out of the last 10. The Intervarsities saw 350 students from 14 colleges compete in 5 events all based around Limerick. The intervarsities was composed of 5 different…

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“iCoachKids” conference to be held in the University of Limerick

By Jack Neville / February 18, 2019 /

The “iCoachKids Conference” is set to take place at the University of Limerick on June 14th and 15th 2019 The event, which will be hosted by Sport Ireland Coaching, will be the 3rd conference of this 36 month project, co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Commission. iCoachKids (iCK) is an international, collaborative, multi-agency,…

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Two Limerick students to represent Ireland in hockey

By Jack Neville / February 13, 2019 /

Villiers students, Sam Lilburn and Bryan Smyth, have been selected on the Irish U-18 and Irish U-16 panels respectively for the forthcoming friendly International matches against their English counterparts between 20th and 22nd Feb.    The matches are being played at the English National Sports and Conference Centre of Lilleshall in Shropshire. Both students were selected…

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Cappamore cyclist to represent Ireland in UCI Cyclocross World Championships

By Jack Neville / January 29, 2019 /

Congratulations to 16 year old Cappamore cyclist Lucy O’Donnell, who will represent Ireland in the UCI Cyclocross U23 World Championship in Denmark on Sunday 3rd February. Lucy had a stand out year in 2018, winning many races at home and putting in super performances abroad. As a youth racer Lucy took many national championships along the…

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Villiers advance to Munster Hockey Final following 3-2 win over Bandon

By Raffaele Rocca / January 29, 2019 /

Villiers School, took full advantage of a home draw with plenty of support from the school to advance to this season’s Munster Final with a deserved 3-2 win over a much improved and youthful Bandon Grammar School last Thursday. Bandon started the stronger and scored a well deserved opener after only 10 minutes of play. The…

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