Limerick

Feenagh claim only major upset in Desmond Cup opening round

By Tom Clancy / February 18, 2024 /

The highly coveted Weekly Observer Desmond Cup took centre-stage this weekend. Last seasons competition had a plethora of upsets throughout the knockout competition. Shannonside B upsetting then Premier side Granagh…

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Mary Immaculate deny University of Limerick to reclaim Fitzgibbon crown

By Tom Clancy / February 17, 2024 /

Mary Immaculate College 2-14University of Limerick 1-15 Mary Immaculate College claimed a third-ever Fitzgibbon Cup, at the expense of the University of Limerick in Abbeydorney, Kerry, on Saturday afternoon. A…

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Ó Dálaigh goal key as sluggish Limerick get over Westmeath in hurling league

By Tom Clancy / February 11, 2024 /

Westmeath 0-16Limerick 1-19 By Tom Clancy in TEG Cusack Park Limerick made it back-to-back victories, defeating Westmeath by six points in TEG Cusack Park in Mullingar. John Kiely’s men struggled…

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Desmond League: Cup joy for Dromore United; Broadford, Breska and Newcastle West claim Premier wins

By Tom Clancy / February 4, 2024 /

There was a plethora of action across the Desmond League, with the significant business the Division Three League Cup final. As well as that, Creeves Celtic fell to their first…

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Stoppage time heartbreak for Ardscoil Rís in Harty Cup final

By Tom Clancy / February 3, 2024 /

There was stoppage time heart-break for Ardscoil Rís as they fell to St Joseph’s CBS Nenagh in the 2023/2024 Dr. Harty Cup final. Leading by two points, a goal from…

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Glin Rovers and Ballingarry collect Divisional Cup silverware

By Tom Clancy / January 28, 2024 /

There was a brace of Divisional Cup finals played over the weekend, with the first junior titles of the 2023/24 season handed out. Both Glin Rovers and Ballingarry had their…

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Limerick fall to Antrim in Allianz Football League opener

By Tom Clancy / January 28, 2024 /

Limerick 2-7Antrim 2-14 Limerick fell to a frustrating defeat in the opening round of the Division Three of the National Football League against Antrim. Mick Neville Park provided little home…

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Desmond League: Rathkeale and Newcastle West Town bag important wins

By Tom Clancy / January 14, 2024 /

The return of the Premier Division was halted by weather last weekend, this week saw a brace of games played, while there was plenty of action in the lower divisions.…

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Limerick defeated by Tipperary in McGrath Cup

By Tom Clancy / January 14, 2024 /

Tipperary 1-11Limerick 0-10Limerick suffered their second defeat of the McGrath Cup campaign, after failing to get near top form against Tipperary in Templetuohy. After a heavy defeat to Kerry last…

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Weather wreaks havoc on Desmond League return

By Tom Clancy / January 7, 2024 /

There was a weather impacted weekend of Desmond League action, with the freezing temperatures impacting many of the scheduled games. It is frustrating for all involved but perhaps unsurprising at…

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