Soccer

WATCH: Barry Wharton Embraces Work With Children in Direct Provision

By Adrian Finnin / December 21, 2021 /

We caught up with University of Limerick lecturer and current Shelbourne AFC underage coach Barry Wharton to discuss his work with children in direct Provision and post-direct provision from Knocklasheen in Limerick. It was a fascinating insight into a huge and invaluable voluntary service to aid children and families who may feel isolated having arrived…

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2022 Airtricity League First Division Fixtures Announced

By Adrian Finnin / December 20, 2021 /

The 2022 Airtricity League First Division fixtures have been announced by the FAI today. The season kicks off on February 18th with 9 teams competing in the second tier. Treaty United begin their campaign with a trip to Wexford FC at Ferrycarrig Park on Friday, February 18th. The Limerick side will play their home games…

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WATCH: Rian O’Halloran Memorial Tournament to be Held on December 29th

By Adrian Finnin / December 19, 2021 /

Earlier this week, we spoke to Ray O’Halloran, father of the late Rian O’Halloran who tragically lost his battle with cancer last year at the age of 16. Rian was a sports fanatic and played with Shelbourne AFC and St. Mary’s Rugby Club. Rian was also part of the Limerick District League Kennedy Cup team…

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Nine Team Airtricity League First Division Set to be Announced

By Adrian Finnin / December 17, 2021 /

The 2022 Airtricity League First Division will comprise of 9 teams following the amalgamation of Bray Wanderers and Cabinteely last month. Both clubs announced that they would be joining forces in November and will be playing out of the Carlisle Grounds in Bray. The first division campaign is due to begin on February 18th with…

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Clarke and Byrne Hit the Crossbar at the Markets Field

By Adrian Finnin / December 13, 2021 /

League of Ireland legends Conan Byrne and Brendan Clarke embarked on a trip to visit every Airtricity League ground this weekend with the remit of hitting the crossbar at very stadium before they were able to move on to their next destination. Both men are doing it for a great cause and aiming to raise…

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Limerick District League Round-up

By Adrian Finnin / December 13, 2021 /

Fairview Rangers, Aisling Annacotty and Regional United were the victors of the last big junior fixtures before the Christmas break last weekend. On Saturday night, Fairview were narrow 1-0 winners over Ballynanty Rovers in the Munster Junior Cup at the Fairgreen. David Dunphy’s Balla outfit showed a lot of hunger in the opening half and…

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FAI Junior Cup 5th Round Draw Complete

By Adrian Finnin / December 8, 2021 /

The draw for the fifth round of the FAI Junior Cup has been made today with three Limerick clubs still involved in the competition’s last 32. The fixtures are due to take place on the 16th of January 2022. Holders Fairview Rangers were rewarded for a hard-fought victory over Carrigaline with a home tie against…

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Holders Fairview at home with Regional and Pike on the road as FAI Junior Cup 5th Round draw is made

By Jack Neville / December 8, 2021 /

The draw for the first round of the 2021/22 FAI Junior Cup has been made with three Limerick sides still in contention.

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Limerick Junior Soccer Preview

By Adrian Finnin / December 7, 2021 /

This week presents the last week of fixtures in the Limerick District League before the Christmas break with two games down for decision in the Limerick District League Premier Division while there is a huge clash in the Munster Junior Cup. The Munster Junior Cup game pits two Limerick rivals against one another in what…

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Limerick Interest in Irish Amateur Game

By Adrian Finnin / December 7, 2021 /

There is Limerick interest in the Irish Amateur vs Irish Colleges and Universities game taking place on Wednesday night with Fairview duo Conor Coughlan and Stephen Bradley facing off for each side in Dublin. The game will take place at Whitehall with a 7pm kick-off. Bradley will line out for the Irish Amateur side under…

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