Soccer

Limerick FC sign Karl O’Sullivan, Aaron Fitzgerald & Robbie Williams

By Adrian Finnin / December 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC continued preparations for the 2019 Airtricity League First Division season by completing the signings of trio Karl O’Sullivan, Aaron Fitzgerald and Robbie Williams.  Williams returns to the club after spells with Cork City and Galway United. The former Limerick FC captain was released by former manager Neil McDonald in July 2017 before John…

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Junior Soccer: Ballynanty out of FAI, while Janesboro extend league lead

By Adrian Finnin / December 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick District League side Ballynanty Rovers were eliminated from the FAI Junior Cup on Sunday as they lost 2-1 to Muirhevna Mor of Dundalk. The northsiders were looking to join Regional, Pike, Glin Rovers, Aisling Annacotty and Newport Town in the last 32 of the competition but two late strikes crushed Donal Magee’s sides hopes.…

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Pike overcome Regional in tight affair

By Adrian Finnin / December 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

Pike Rovers defeated premier division rivals Regional United at Jackman Park on Thursday evening in the Jack Tuohy Cup thanks to a first half Shane Walsh strike.  Regional had the better of the opening exchanges and after just two minutes, dangerman Sosuke Kimura curled a shot just wide. Pike responded well and a long clearance…

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Draw made for the FAI Junior Cup sixth round

By Adrian Finnin / December 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

The six remaining Limerick sides learned their fate for the sixth round of the competition this evening as the draw took place in Dublin. Two Limerick sides have home advantage while three sides have to travel. There is one all Limerick clash and a tasty local derby as Aisling Annacotty host Newport Town AFC. Annacotty…

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Super Blues boosted by four new signings

By John Keogh / December 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC have started planning for live in the second tier of League of Ireland football with the re-signing of Sean Russell. The midfielder has previously had two spells with the Super Blues in 2015 and 2016 and is Tommy Barrett’s first signing since the club was relegated to the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division…

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UL to host 2019 Collingwood Cup Finals

By Jack Neville / December 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

University of Limerick are set to host the final stages of the 2019 Rustlers Irish Universities Collingwood Cup in February for the first time since 2012.   University College Dublin are the current holders following their 2-1 defeat of Queens University in last season’s Belfast decider. The Belfield side have maintained their dominance of the competition…

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Magee anticipating tight clash in FAI Junior Cup

By Adrian Finnin / December 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Ballynanty Rovers travel to Dundalk on Sunday to take on Muirhevna Mor in the fifth round of the New Balance FAI Junior Cup (2pm). The northside club will be aiming to join fellow District league sides Pike, Regional, Aisling Annacotty and Newport as well as Desmond league side Glin Rovers in the last 32 of…

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Busy period for Limerick junior soccer sides

By Adrian Finnin / December 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Between the FAI Junior Cup, Jack Touhy Cup and PJ Matthews Premier League, there is plenty of soccer action in the city this weekend. There are some crucial games for teams at the top and bottom of the premier league. Firstly, the quarter final of the Jack Tuohy Cup between Pike Rovers and Regional will…

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Five Limerick sides advance to FAI Junior Cup sixth round

By Adrian Finnin / December 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Four out of five Limerick District League sides made it through to the last 32 of the New Balance FAI Junior Cup last weekend while Glin Rovers of the Desmond League joined the district quartet. Regional, Aisling Annacotty, Newport Town and Pike Rovers will represent Limerick District in the next round.  Unfortunately, the only Limerick…

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Limerick goalkeeper Tadhg Ryan joins Cork City

By Jack Neville / December 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Young Limerick Goalkeeper Tadhg Ryan has joined Cork City FC from Galway United, the Munster club confirmed today. After a year with Galway, Ryan joins John Caulfield’s side who will be hoping to reclaim the SSE Airtricity Premier Division in 2019 after finishing runners up to Dundalk this season. Ryan previously plied his trade with…

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