Soccer

Limerick District League Premier Division round-up

By Adrian Finnin / August 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Fairview Rangers and Regional United maintained their 100% records at the start of the Limerick District League Premier Division with victories over Prospect and Mungret Regional respectively. Fairview ran out 8-0 winners over Prospect with Daragh Rainsford grabbing a hattrick. The former Limerick FC and Cork City man will be a key asset for Jason…

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WATCH: Barrett “We need to do more to attract crowds”

By Adrian Finnin / August 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC manager Tommy Barrett cut a frustrated figure after his side’s 1-1 draw with Athlone Town on Friday night. Limerick managed to secure a draw after falling behind in the first half as substitute Darren Murphy’s shot took a wicked deflection and nestled into the bottom corner of the net. Adam Foley, Kieran Hanlon…

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Back to league duty for Super Blues after cup victory

By Adrian Finnin / August 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC welcome Athlone Town to the Markets Field tonight in what will be the club’s second last home game of the season. Limerick have four games remaining including trips to Galway and Shelbourne and a final home game against Wexford FC. Last Friday night, Limerick FC overcame a stubborn challenge from Munster Senior League…

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Fairview and Regional earn victories in Limerick Premier Division

By Adrian Finnin / August 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Fairview Rangers picked up a comprehensive victory over newly promoted Mungret Regional on Thursday evening in the Limerick District League Premier Division. The Fairgreen outfit won 4-0 and two of last season’s top performers in James Fitzgerald and Ross Mann got off the mark with goals. New signing Jason Lipper, who arrived from Aisling Annacotty…

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LISTEN: Williams “not worried about scoreline, just getting 3 points”

By Adrian Finnin / August 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

New Pike Rovers manager Robbie Williams was very happy with his side’s performance in the 6-1 thrashing of title rivals Janesboro at Crosagalla on Thursday evening. Pike were dominant throughout in a victory which sends a message to the rest of the league. Eoin Hanrahan (x2), Wayne O’Donovan, Johnathan Grant, Conor Kavanagh and Shane Walsh…

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Pike earn Massive Victory as Premier Season Continues

By Adrian Finnin / August 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Pike Rovers picked up a massive victory over last season’s champions Janesboro as the Hoops ran out 6-1 winners at Crosagalla. Eoin Hanrahan (x2), Wayne O’Donovan, Johnathan Grant, Conor Kavanagh and Shane Walsh accounted for the Pike goals. Shane Clarked scored Janesboro’s solitary goal from the penalty spot. Janesboro started brightly and came close to…

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WATCH: O’Donoghue confident of Regional re-building project

By Adrian Finnin / August 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Regional United manager Shane O’Donoghue believes that the current squad can bounce back from losing some high profile players during the summer months to have a good season. Regional begin their campaign this evening with a trip to Aisling Annacotty (6.30). The club have suffered the losses of defensive trio Clyde O’Connell and Alan Murphy…

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WATCH: Spillane Ready to lead Coonagh into First top Flight Season

By Adrian Finnin / August 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Coonagh United enter their first season as a Limerick District League Premier Division club in 2019/2020 following last year’s promotion from Division 1A as runners up. Coonagh begin with a home tie against Prospect Priory this Thursday (6.30). The northside club have been operating under the radar somewhat in pre-season with little expected from them…

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LISTEN: Williams eagerly anticipating league opener

By Adrian Finnin / August 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

New Pike Rovers manager Robbie Williams is eagerly awaiting the beginning of the Limerick District League season and his managerial career with Pike Rovers tomorrow evening (Thursday). Pike begin their campaign at home with a game against league champions Janesboro. Current Limerick FC player Williams was officially announced as Pike manager last week to replace…

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Geraldines kick off opening night with victory

By Adrian Finnin / August 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

The opening two fixtures of the Limerick District League Premier Division produced five goals as Geraldines picked up a victory over Nenagh while Kilmallock and Ballynanty played out a 1-1 draw in Kilmallock. Geraldines management team of Derek Hannon and Bobby Tier will be delighted with the start following a tough trek to Nenagh for…

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