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Football needs massive changes to survive latest scandals

By Niall O'Carroll / December 11, 2019 /

Having written an article a couple of weeks ago about racism in football I find myself writing again on the topic. As Ole Gunnar Solksjaer said after Man Utd’s victory over Manchester City;  “We keep talking about it every bloody week. But he’s been caught on camera. He should, in my opinion, never be allowed…

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Limerick District League bow out of Oscar Traynor Trophy

By Adrian Finnin / December 9, 2019 /

Limerick District League’s interest in this season’s Oscar Traynor Trophy ended on Sunday following a 4-3 defeat to Kerry League at Mounthawk Park, Tralee. In poor conditions, Limerick had to claw their way back into the game on two occasions before eventually succumbing to a late goal. Shane Clarke (x2) and Kieran Hanlon were on…

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Casey-Ryan eagarly anticipating Kerry clash

By Adrian Finnin / December 5, 2019 /

Limerick District League will travel to Kerry to take on Kerry District League in Mounthawk Park, Tralee on Sunday afternoon in the final group game of the Oscar Traynor Trophy (2pm). Limerick District League assistant manager insists his side are ‘very optimistic’ heading into the game after collecting three points from a possible six already.…

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WATCH: Sugrue Expecting Physical Battle for Youth side

By Adrian Finnin / December 5, 2019 /

Limerick District League Youth manager Martin Sugrue is preparing his team for the defence of the Oscar Traynor Youth title which begins on Sunday when his charges travel to Kerry to face Kerry District League. “We finalised the squad over the weekend and we will get another look at them tonight (Tuesday) as we play…

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Coonagh earn dramatic FAI Junior Cup victory

By Adrian Finnin / December 1, 2019 /

Coonagh United reached the last 32 of the FAI Junior Cup in dramatic fashion following a penalty shoot-out victory over Finglas on Sunday afternoon as the game finished 4-4 AET. Substitute goalkeeper Kieran Simmonds proved the hero with three penalty saves in the shoot-out. The Dublin outfit started the game at a fast pace and…

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Kilmallock earn vital victory in relegation six pointer

By Adrian Finnin / December 1, 2019 /

Kilmallock earned a massive victory over Prospect in the fight against the drop on Sunday morning. The game finished 3-2 with both sides holding the lead during the game. It was the county outfit who came racing out of the blocks with former Limerick FC man Barry Sheedy at the centre of the action. Sheedy…

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WATCH: Sheedy relieved after victory over Prospect

By Adrian Finnin / December 1, 2019 /

Kilmallock striker Barry Sheedy played a pivotal role in his team’s 3-2 victory over fellow relegation rivals Prospect Priory on Sunday morning. Sheedy scored the second and equalising goal for his team who had to fight back from 2-1 down to win the crucial encounter. The striker/midfielder admits it has been a tough season for…

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WATCH: Spillane delighted with FAI Junior Cup victory

By Adrian Finnin / December 1, 2019 /

Coonagh United advanced to the last 32 of the FAI Junior Cup with the most dramatic of victories over Finglas in a sudden death penalty shoot-out on Sunday afternoon. It looked as though John Spillane’s side were heading for a routine 2-0 victory over their Dublin counterparts as two goals from Ger Myles sent them…

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WATCH: O’Hanlon hoping to overcome tough period at Janesboro

By Adrian Finnin / November 28, 2019 /

Janesboro manager Shane O’Hanlon cut a disheartened figure following Thursday night’s defeat to Ballynanty in the Tuohy Cup. O’Hanlon was unable to name any substitutes as his squad was stretched due to summer departures, injury and work commitments but he feels the players who played on Thursday would have learned a lot. “It was a…

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WATCH: Ellis enjoying life at Ballynanty

By Adrian Finnin / November 28, 2019 /

Ballynanty Rovers striker Connor Ellis is certainly enjoying his football at present. The former Limerick FC man scored no less than five goals in his side’s 6-1 victory over Janesboro in the Tuohy Cup on Thursday night. Ballynanty went behind to a goal from former player Arron Nunan but Ellis proved the difference as he…

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