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Limerick v Tipperary to be televised as eirSport unveil Allianz League coverage

By John Keogh / January 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s Allianz Hurling League game with Tipperary at the Gaelic Grounds on February 2 will be shown live after eirSport confirmed their tv schedule for the 2019 league seasons. EirSport have announced that they will be covering hurling, gaelic football and ladies football with the action getting underway on January 26 with the Tipperary v…

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Munster’s emotional energy comes from deep within

By John Keogh / January 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

It’s one of the things that defines Munster as a rugby entity. It’s emotional energy. It dates back to long before the famous victory against the All Blacks in 1978 and is evident on all the memorable days in recent history. Away days against Saracens and Leicester, the wins in France, the miracle match against…

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New swimming club making waves in Limerick

By John Keogh / January 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Celtic Waves are the newest competitive swimming club in Limerick. The club were started last September by Liam Bohan with just five swimmers to its name and continues to grow. The club swims out of both Grove Island and UL. Assessments for new swimmers for aged 8-12 will be held on January 26th with the…

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The Breakdown EP81: Munster’s win over Gloucester as Provinces in Pole Position for Euro Advance

By Raffaele Rocca / January 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

In this week’s podcast, we look back on a Munster’s superb 41-15 road win at Kingsholm to put them firmly in control of Pool 2. A win over Exeter at the weekend would see Munster win the Pool but relying on other results for an outside shot at a home 1/4 final. We also look…

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OPINION: “No one is going to outwork us” Flanagan’s focus indicative of Limerick’s 2019 plan

By Jack Neville / January 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

“What’s one All Ireland when you’re 21?” The Limerick hurlers had just returned from a team holiday that saw them venture to California before heading to Cancun as a celebration for their heroic All-ireland victory in last August last year. The team would be forgiven for taking their eye off the prize after securing a…

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WATCH: Johann van Graan provides O’Mahony injury update and talks Gloucester win

By John Keogh / January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Johann van Graan says that Peter O’Mahony will be given every chance to play against Exeter Chiefs in the vital Champions Cup game at Thomond Park on Saturday. Munster are awaiting scan results on the rib injury that forced O’Mahony off in the early stages of the second half in their 41-15 win against Gloucester…

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O’Mahony rated 50/50 for Munster’s crunch Champions Cup clash with Exeter Chiefs

By John Keogh / January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster head coach Johann van Graan rates Peter O’Mahony’s chances of being fit for the crucial Champions Cup game with Exeter Chiefs this Saturday as ’50/50 at best’. Van Graan gave an injury update on O’Mahony at Munster’s High Performance Centre this Monday afternoon and said that his captain went for scan to determine the…

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LISTEN: Post Gloucester reaction from Johann van Graan

By John Keogh / January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster head coach Johann van Graan paid to his players and coaching staff after a stunning 41-15 Champions Cup win against Gloucester at Kingsholm on Friday night. Van Graan’s charges ran in for five tries in the excellent victory that has set up a do or die fixture with Exeter Chiefs at Thomond Park this…

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WATCH: Highlights of Pike Rover’s agonising FAI Junior Cup exit

By Raffaele Rocca / January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Pike Rovers made an agonising exit from the FAI Junior Cup on penalties yesterday as Sheriff won 5-4 on penalties despite being down to 10 men for the majority of the game. Pike hit the front through a Paddy O’Malley free kick which the keeper carried over the line. Sheriff then had Pat Oglesby red-carded.…

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Three Limerick teams exit the FAI Junior Cup

By Adrian Finnin / January 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

It was a disappointing weekend for the Limerick District League representatives in the last 32 of the New Balance FAI Junior Cup as Pike Rovers and Newport exited the competition. Also, Limerick Desmond League side Glin Rovers were knocked out. On the other hand, Aisling Annacotty will represent the Limerick District League in the last…

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