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Regional and Aisling Annacotty await FAI Junior Cup opponents

By Adrian Finnin / February 11, 2019 /

Both Regional United and Aisling Annacotty will find out their opponents in the FAI Junior Cup quarter-final tomorrow (Tuesday) as the draw is made in Dublin. There are seven teams confirmed to be in the quarter final while Peake Villa host Westport this weekend in the final last 16 game. The clear favourites for the…

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Five Limerick sides advance to the last 16 of the Munster Junior Cup

By Adrian Finnin / January 27, 2019 /

Geraldines, Pike Rovers, Kilmallock, Regional United and Ballynanty Rovers all advanced to the last 16 of the Munster Junior Cup on Sunday but Holycross departed following a home defeat to Sporting Ennistymon of Clare. Prospect Priory will have to play their last 32 tie with Pearse Celtic again as the game in Cork was abandoned…

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Clubs in action in various competitions in Limerick District League

By Adrian Finnin / January 14, 2019 /

At this stage of the season nothing can be won but plenty can be lost as many competitions are at a critical stage. There are big matches in the FAI Junior Cup, Lawson Cup and the PJ Matthews Premier League. With the elimination of two Limerick District League and one Desmond League side last weekend,…

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Limerick FC complete signings of Hughes and McSweeney

By Adrian Finnin / January 12, 2019 /

Limerick FC manager Tommy Barrett added to the squad on Friday evening as the club completed the signings of Jason Hughes and Sean McSweeney from local clubs Ballynanty Rovers and Regional United. Hughes has spent the last two seasons with Donal Magee’s Ballynanty team and the central midfielder was captain of the northside outfit. He…

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Munster Junior Cup fourth round draw 2018/19

By Adrian Finnin / November 23, 2018 /

Eight Limerick District League teams learned their fate for the fourth round of the Munster Junior Cup on Thursday night. There is a big interest in the competition locally with three Limerick sides given home advantage and four teams being drawn away from Shannonside. The representatives will be hoping to reach the last 16 of…

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Attention turns to Munster Junior Cup this weekend

By Adrian Finnin / November 15, 2018 /

There are six games taking place in the Munster Junior Cup this Sunday as focus switches from the FAI Junior Cup. There is just one all premier tie with many lower league sides looking to create notable shocks. All games kick off at 11am.  Nenagh take on Ballynanty in Tipperary and although both sides are…

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Tough draws for Limerick sides in FAI Junior Cup

By Adrian Finnin / November 14, 2018 /

All six Limerick teams left in the New Balance FAI Junior Cup were given tough assignments in the last 64 of the competition. Five of the six representatives were given away games.  Arguably, Limerick’s best hopes and last year’s beaten finalists Pike Rovers were given the toughest draw as they must overcome St. Kevin’s Boys…

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Big guns escape shocks in FAI Junior Cup

By Adrian Finnin / November 12, 2018 /

Ballynanty Rovers, Geraldines, Pike Rovers, Regional, Aisling Annacotty and Newport all made it through to the last 64 and ‘out of town’ stages of the FAI Junior Cup on Sunday. Last year’s beaten finalists Pike crusied to the next round at the expense of 2A promotion chasing Hyde Rangers. Striker Johnathan Grant accounted for four…

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Watch: Sheil confident Pike can compete on all fronts in 2018/2019

By Adrian Finnin / August 29, 2018 /

Pike Rovers manager Mick Sheil is satisfied with the start his side have made to the season but feels there is more in his team. Pike have started with three victories and a draw in their first four games. They have overcame the challenge of Charleville, Carew Park and Geraldines while drawing with fierce rivals…

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FAI Junior Cup takes centre stage as six Limerick sides look to progress

By Adrian Finnin / December 2, 2017 /

The FAI Junior Cup 5th round takes place this weekend with six Limerick clubs looking to progress to the next round. Division 1B side Shelbourne face a huge task as they travel to Galway to face Mervue on Saturday evening (kick-off 5.30 pm). Mervue have been to the latter stages of the competition regularly in…

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