Soccer

Excitement builds with arrival of Liverpool Legends

By Adrian Finnin / September 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

Excitement is building at Aisling Annacotty AFC as they prepare to host a family fun day this coming Saturday, September 7th at the club grounds in Annacotty. The club will be unveiling their state of the art clubhouse fitted with new dressing rooms and a community centre to the public on the day. The main…

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Ballynanty and Pike extend winning runs

By Adrian Finnin / September 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ballynanty Rovers and Pike Rovers maintained their unbeaten starts to the season with two convincing wins over Nenagh and Prospect respectively on Sunday morning. Ballynanty enjoyed a 7-0 win in Tipperary with new signing Connor Ellis adding to a first night hattrick with another hattick. The former Limerick striker will cause severe problems for every…

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Fairview and Pike Share the Spoils in League Clash

By Adrian Finnin / August 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

Two of this season’s predicted title challengers, bitter rivals Fairview Rangers and Pike Rovers played out a 1-1 draw at the Fairgreen on Thursday night. With Fairview looking to avoid a second defeat to title rivals in a week, it always promised to be a full blooded display. Last season’s Lawson Cup winning captain John…

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Limerick FC return to league action in Galway

By Adrian Finnin / August 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC travel to Eamon Deacy Park on Friday to take on Galway United in the SSE Airtricity League First Division (7.45pm). Both sides will be entering the game off the back of contrasting results with Galway securing a shock 1-0 win over Premier Division Cork City last Friday night. The Tribesmen’s reward for the…

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More Thursday Night Junior Soccer Action

By Adrian Finnin / August 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

The midweek games continue in the Limerick District League Premier Division tonight as a full set of fixtures are due to take place. All games listed will take place at 6.30 pm. In the biggest tie of the night, Fairview Rangers will host bitter rivals Pike Rovers at the Fairgreen. Both sides have been tipped…

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WATCH: Ryan passionately defends Janesboro Approach

By Adrian Finnin / August 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

Janesboro Football Club joint manager Aidan Ryan has hit back at critics of the “top four” clubs in Limerick following the shock departure of star striker Shane Clarke to Aisling Annacotty. Clarke broke the news to his boyhood club last week which took the whole junior soccer fraternity by surprise. Ryan paid a wholehearted tribute…

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WATCH: Limerick succumb to 6-2 defeat away to Sligo

By Jack Neville / August 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC were beating 6-2 by Sligo Rovers in the Showgrounds on Saturday evening in the second round of the FAI Cup. Limerick took the lead on 4 minutes through a brilliant goal from Karl O’Sullivan. The young winger would doube his sides lead just three minutes later with a solo effort that saw him…

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Changes to League Structure in Limerick Premier Division

By Adrian Finnin / August 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

After just two weeks of the new Limerick District League Premier Division season, the structure of the Premier Division has changed. The league will now revert to it’s traditional format of each team facing each other on two occasions, both home and away. A meeting was called by the Limerick District League Committee on Tuesday…

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Limerick District League Premier Division Round-Up

By Adrian Finnin / August 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

Pike and Ballynanty are still joint top of the Limerick District League following two home victories on Sunday morning last. Pike easily overcame challenge of newly promoted Coonagh with a 4-1 victory at Corsagalla. Eoin Hanrahan (x2), an own goal and Pat Mullins accounted for the Pike goals. Ger Myles pulled one back for Coonagh.…

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LISTEN: Lyttle excited by Women’s soccer finals at Markets Field

By Adrian Finnin / August 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Markets Field will host two finals from the Limerick Women’s and Schoolgirls League on Sunday afternoon. Firstly, Shannon Town Ladies will face Moyross Ladies in the Division 2 Final (1pm) followed by the Open Cup Final between Regional Ladies and Lifford Ladies (4pm). It promises to be an entertaining event and LWSSL Chariman Trevor…

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