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Preview | UL Bohs take on Old Belvedere in Women’s AIL third place play off with Limerick sides facing Munster derbies in AIL

By Conor King / February 25, 2022 /

The finals of the Women’s All Ireland League take centre stage this weekend while the Men’s All Ireland League continues this weekend with a full program of games across all five divisions.

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AIL Round Up | Young Munster maintain challenge while Old Crescent see off UL Bohs

By Conor King / January 19, 2022 /

The All Ireland League returned this weekend with a full compliment of games played including numerous Limerick clubs

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Weekend Preview | Shannon in Challenge Plate final, Young Munster advance to Bateman Cup final and Munster Junior Cup Action

By Jack Neville / January 7, 2022 /

On Saturday, the season resumes after the Christmas break with the final of the Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Challenge Plate. Also down for decision is the latest round of the Women’s All Ireland Cup and the semi-finals of the Bateman Cup taking centre stage. The only Senior competitive game in Munster is the Bank…

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Disappointment For Limerick Clubs As AIL Season Cancelled

By Ronan Calvert / January 28, 2021 /

The IRFU have this afternoon announced that the 2020/2021 All Ireland League season for both men and women has been cancelled. The announcement comes as unsurprising but unfortunate news for Limerick clubs Garryowen, Young Munster, Shannon, UL Bohemians, Old Crescent and Bruff. Greg Barrett, Chair of the IRFU Rugby Committee, commented “As Covid-19 continues to…

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LISTEN: Pat Purcell Chooses Best 11

By Adrian Finnin / April 15, 2020 /

Limerick FC legend and former long-term captain Pat Purcell was the latest man to undertake our challenge of selecting the best 11 players that he has played with. Unfortunately due to some sound issues, we are unable to hear Pat’s last pick which was current Nottingham Forest and Ireland international Daryl Murphy, who he had…

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Limerick Clubs return mixed results in the AIL

By Ronan Coughlan / November 2, 2019 /

It was a mixed Saturday for the Six Limerick clubs in action in the Energia All Ireland League. Garryowen secured a second win after a 25-5 bonus point success over Ballynahinch at a wet Dooradoyle grounds. The result puts the ‘Light Blues’ up to sixth in Division 1A. Meanwhile, their Limerick rivals Young Munster ended…

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PREVIEW: Limerick sides in AIL action this weekend

By Ronan Coughlan / October 11, 2019 /

Young Munster will aim to get their first points of the board after their opening loss to Clontarf by the narrowest of margins. The ‘Cookies’ will travel to Terenure College on Saturday. Meanwhile, their Division 1A Limerick rivals Garryowen returned home last weekend after a 14-13 defeat to Cork Constitution in Temple Hill and will…

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LISTEN: FootGolfer John Callinan ahead of the EuroFootGolf Championship

By Ronan Coughlan / September 20, 2019 /

The 2019 EuroFootGolf Championships will take place at Magnolia Park in Oxford from September 27th – 29th The tournament will see 16 countries battle it out for top spot including an Irish team who find themselves seeded 12th overall and in Pool D with Holland, Switzerland and Sweden. The last EuroFootGolf event was held in…

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Charity event in aid of Youth Mental Health to take place in Shannon

By Adrian Finnin / June 6, 2019 /

Jigsaw Youth Mental Health and Compass Child and Family Services are running a charity event in order to raise awareness about the collective role of communities in supporting positive mental health in young people, and they would like you to get involved. On Saturday August 17th, both organisations have created a fun filled day for…

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Twelve Munster players named in Ireland U-20 Six Nations squad

By John Keogh / January 18, 2019 /

Munster will be well represented in Ireland’s U-20 Six Nations campaign after 12 players were named in Noel McNamara’s squad for the competition. Shannon scrum half Craig Casey is one of two vice captains named, with Leinster centre David Hawkshaw captaining the 40 strong squad. Ben Healy and Jake Flannery both make the out half…

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