Soccer

WATCH: Tommy Barrett reflects on Cobh victory

By Adrian Finnin / March 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC defeated Cobh Ramblers in an entertaining contest at the Markets Field. Two goals from Kieran Hanlon and one from Conor Ellis provided the victory and first goals of the season. Jaze Kabia scored for Cobh in reply. Limerick FC looked very determined to get on the scoresheet in the early stages and good…

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Limerick FC Opposition Watch: Cobh Ramblers

By Adrian Finnin / March 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC welcome Cobh Ramblers to the Markets Field tomorrow night in the Airtricity League First Division in search of their first victory of the season (7.45). Two scoreless draws at the Markets Field along with a 2-0 defeat to Bray sees the Shannonsiders sit in second bottom. It is very early days in the…

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Limerick FC face double header with Cobh Ramblers

By Adrian Finnin / March 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC welcome Cobh Ramblers to the Markets Field tomorrow night in the Airtricity League First Division (7.45) It will be the first of two meetings in four days for the sides. Tommy Barrett’s side will be searching for their first goal of the season as their struggles in front of the net continue. Limerick…

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Aherne hails Annacotty display in FAI Junior Cup

By Adrian Finnin / March 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Aisling Annacotty manager Mike Aherne took time to reflect on his side’s win over Westport in the FAI Junior Cup quarter-final on Sunday afternoon. Aisling defeated the Mayo men 2-1 after extra-time with the winner coming from Aaron Murphy. Aherne admits that the feeling is a bit surreal. “It’s a bit surreal at the moment.…

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LISTEN: O’Donoghue thrilled to reach semi final of FAI Junior Cup

By Adrian Finnin / March 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Regional United joint manager Shane O’Donoghue was clearly still trying to fathom his side’s heroic comeback in the FAI Junior Cup quarter final on Sunday. Speaking a day after the dramatic comeback, the former Limerick FC player was still on a high. Sheriff YC were favourites for the competition and led 0-2 with four minutes…

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Barry Cotter selected for Ireland u-21 squad.

By Adrian Finnin / March 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Former Limerick FC defender Barry Cotter has been selected for the Ireland u-21 squad by manager Stephen Kenny this afternoon. It will be Kenny’s first competitive game in charge of the side when they entertain Luxembourg at Tallaght Stadium on Sunday March 24th. The defender who left Limerick FC to join Ipswich Town in 2018…

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Four Limerick sides advance in major competitions

By Adrian Finnin / March 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Four Limerick District League sides advanced in the FAI Junior and Munster Junior Cups on Sunday. Regional United produced a superb comeback as they came from 2-0 down against favourites Sheriff to advance to the semi final of the FAI Junior Cup. Sheriff YC doubled their lead with 5 minutes remaining including a goal from…

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WATCH: Tommy Barrett urges locals to get behind team

By Adrian Finnin / March 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC picked up their second draw of the season on Friday night as they played out a 0-0 stalemate with Drogheda United at the Markets Field. Limerick have failed to score in their opening three games but have also kept two clean sheets. Substitute Kieran Hanlon had Limerick’s best chance in injury time but…

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WATCH: Aherne insists Aisling “aren’t there to make up the numbers”

By Adrian Finnin / March 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Aisling Annacotty manager Mike Aherne and goalkeeper Stephen Walsh took time to preview their FAI Junior Cup quarter final clash against Westport on Sunday afternoon in Mayo (2pm). At the beginning of the campaign, few in Limerick would have predicted that such a young squad which will include two under 16’s players on Sunday, would…

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WATCH: O’Donoghue looking for Regional players to express themselves

By Adrian Finnin / March 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Regional United face a massive challenge on Sunday when they face favourites Sheriff YC in the FAI Junior Cup in Dooradoyle (2pm). Sherriff are perennial winners of the competition have contested three finals in the last four years, winning two of those. Regional last reached the quarter final of the FAI Junior Cup in 2009…

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