BREAKING: Limerick Institute of Technology unveiled as new Basketball Ireland Centre of Excellence

By Joe Saunders / June 16, 2021 /

Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) has today been confirmed as a Basketball Ireland Centre of Excellence. The governing body for basketball in Ireland has announced LIT as the sixth Centre of Excellence. Speaking out on the announcement, President of LIT, Professor Vincent Cunnane said that they’re delighted to further develop the relationship with Basketball Ireland,…

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On This Day: Footballers lose League outing with Clare and UL contest Fitzgibbon Cup finals in 2015 and 11′

By Jack Neville / February 28, 2021 /

February 28 On this day in 2016, Limerick lost out to Clare in the National Football League. The previous year, UL and WIT battled in the Fitzgibbon cup final and in 2011, UL took on neighbours LIT in the decider. 2016 Limerick suffered a second consecutive league defeat as they fell 0-11 to 1-14 against…

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On This Day: U20’s fall to Kerry in Munster as Mary I overcome LIT in Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final

By Jack Neville / February 26, 2021 /

February 26 On this day last year, the Limerick U20 footballers fell to defeat against Kerry in the Munster semi-final while in 2016 Mary I overcame neighbours LIT in the last four of the Fitzgibbon Cup. 2020 The valiant Limerick U20 footballers came up just short as Kerry advanced to the Munster final with a…

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78 Athletes receive Limerick Institute of Technology Sports Scholarships

By Jack Neville / January 29, 2021 /

A total of 78 students received Limerick Institute of Technology Sports Scholarships this academic year, which included three GAA players supported though the LIT Gaelic Grounds Scholarship awards. In a year when sporting events have been seriously impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sport and Recreation Office at LIT remains committed to supporting young athletic…

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Ballynanty make it 4 wins from 4 against Regional

By Adrian Finnin / August 30, 2020 /

Ballynanty Rovers continued their 100% start to the 2020/2021 campaign with a hard-fought 1-0 home victory over Regional United on Sunday morning. A goal just before half time by Arron Nunan was the difference between the sides. Both managers had opposite situations to deal with as Regional manager Tom O’Connell picked the same 11 that…

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Limerick secure top flight Camogie status after victory over Dublin

By Tom Clancy / March 8, 2020 /

Limerick secured their status in Division One of the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League after a 1-10 to 0-10 victory over Dublin at LIT. The victory came as a result of a strong second half, where Karen O’Leary scored the crucial goal, as Limerick overturned a four point deficit to send the Dubs to the relegation…

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Preview: Mary I v LIT headlines Fitzgibbon Cup Round Two

By Jack Neville / January 18, 2020 /

After a hectic start to the competition last weekend, the second round of the Fitzgibbon Cup takes place this Sunday across the country. Groups will take shape this Sunday with the final round of games taking place in the three team groups. Mary I, LIT and UL will once again all be in action with…

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2020 Fitzgibbon Cup Preview

By Jack Neville / January 10, 2020 /

The 2020 Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup kicks off on January 12th this year with the competition to conclude a month later. UCC are defending champions after ending the Limerick monopoly on the competition after two wins each for UL (2015 & 2018), and Mary I (2016 & 2017) in the past four years. Once again…

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WATCH: Williams Pleased with Pike Display

By Adrian Finnin / November 17, 2019 /

Pike Rovers advanced to the last 64 of the FAI Junior Cup on Sunday afternoon at the expense of Ballynanty Rovers. The Hoops were 2-0 victors at Limerick Institute of Technology thanks to goals from Steven McGann and Conor Kavanagh from the penalty spot. Player-manager Robbie Williams made his first appearance at centre-back for the…

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WATCH: Magee “The win reflected the possession we had”

By Adrian Finnin / October 10, 2019 /

Ballynanty manager Donal Magee was pleased with the professional manner in which his side disposed of Mungret Regional in the Touhy Cup on Thursday night. Although they were heavy favourites heading into the game, Ballynanty were well aware of the threat Mungret could pose following their impressive 3-0 victory over Aisling Annacotty just four days…

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