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WATCH: Alby Mathewson on Munster’s Champions Cup defeat to Castres

By John Keogh / December 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster fell to a 13-12 defeat to Castres in the Champions Cup at the weekend in somewhat controversial circumstances. Two Castres players have since been cited for incidents that occurred during the contest. Rory Kockott has been cited for allegedly making contact with Chris Cloete’s eye, while Marc-Antoine Rallier faces disciplinary action for a dangerous…

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AIL wins for Garryowen and Shannon but Munsters fall to Clontarf defeat

By John Keogh / December 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Shannon and Garryowen came away with late victories from their Division 1A AIL games today but Young Munster’s relegation worries continue after a loss against Clontarf. Ben Healy was again Garryowen’s hero as his late penalty gave the Light Blues a 14-12 win over UCC at the Mardyke. The hosts led 6-0 at the break…

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Something for the Weekend – TV Sport Listings

By John Keogh / December 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

SOCCER Thu-Dec-13 – EL – Vidi v Chelsea – 5:55pm – BT2 Thu-Dec-13 – EL – Rapid Vienna v Rangers – 5:55pm – BT3 Thu-Dec-13 – EL – Arsenal v Qarabag – 8pm – BT2 Thu-Dec-13 – EL – Celtic v RB Salzburg – 8pm – BT3 Fri-Dec-14 – EFL – Sheff Utd v West…

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Limerick clubs to receive over €200,000 in Munster GAA Grants

By John Keogh / December 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Munster GAA Council has today announced over €1 million that will be distributed to clubs all over the province. Clubs in Limerick will receive €206,907 in total from the grants announced this morning, with over 30 clubs benefiting.   Na Piarsaigh are the biggest club to benefit by receiving an amount of €27,760.77. Dromin-Athlacca next…

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LISTEN: Fyffe looks back at career with Limerick

By Adrian Finnin / December 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Former Limerick goalkeeper Jimmy Fyffe spoke to Sporting Limerick’s Adrian Finnin recently and looked back at his career with his hometown club. Fyffe was part of Limerick’s League Cup winning side back in 2002 and has fond memories of his time between the posts with the club. He also had spells with Bray Wanderers and…

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Contract rumours part and parcel of media commentary but is there more to it?

By Tom Savage / December 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Hi Tom, the 12 contract announcements earlier in the week really struck me as good business, especially with how quickly Earls, Murray, Kleyn, Farrell and others were wrapped up earlier in the season. But I have to say that I was a little surprised when compared to the ‘drama’ of previous seasons. What was different…

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Farrell ruled out for return Castres trip

By John Keogh / December 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Chris Farrell will miss out on Munster’s return Champions Cup fixture with Castres this coming Saturday, while Joey Carbery remains a doubt. Both players cried off just before kick-off in Munster’s 30-5 victory over the French champions at Thomond Park. Farrell suffered a quadriceps muscle strain in the warm up and is set to miss…

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Garryowen earn city bragging rights with win over Shannon

By John Keogh / December 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

Garryowen are the highest placed local team in Division 1Aof the AIL following a 30-29 victory over city rivals Shannon last Friday at Dooradoyle. A late penalty try saw Conan Doyle’s side to a dramatic win over a Shannon team that lead by 11 points going into the closing stages. Tom Hayes’ Shannon side drew…

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Kiely named Munster GAA Manager of the Year

By John Keogh / December 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick senior hurling manager John Kiely has been named as Munster GAA Manager of the Year for the second time. The Galbally native has been given the award by the MunsterCouncil after guiding Limerick’s hurlers to their first All-Ireland crown in 45 years. Kiely previously won the gong in 2015 when manager of the county’s…

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WATCH: Conan Doyle delighted after Garryowen’s late win against Shannon

By John Keogh / December 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Garryowen moved into fourth in the AIL table after a dramatic late penalty try saw them to a 30-29 victory over Shannon in a sensational derby at Dooradoyle. The Light Blues looked to be heading for a defeat as they trailled 29-18 after 67 minutes but Kevin Seymour’s try gave Conan Doyle’s side hope in…

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