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Cheltenham Hero Slevin Lands Limerick Winner

Cheltenham Hero Slevin Lands Limerick Winner

| March 21, 2017

Continue reading below… JJ SLEVIN added to his first success at the Cheltenham Festival when partnering the Ray Hackett-trained Tidy Zag to a comfortable win in the 2m handicap hurdle at Limerick on Saturday. A day after landing the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle on the Gordon Elliott-trained Champagne Classic, Slevin brought the 11/4 […]

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Andy Lee hoping to get career back on track with win tonight

Andy Lee hoping to get career back on track with win tonight

| March 18, 2017

Limerick’s former middleweight boxing champion, Andy Lee, returns to the ring after a 15 month layoff tonight. The 32 year-old fights American, Keandrae Leatherwood, on the under-card of the highly anticipated Gennady Golovkin v Danny Jacobs world middleweight championship clash at the mecca of boxing, Madison Square Garden in New York city. Lee has kept himself fit […]

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Crescent College Comprehensive claim U/19 All Ireland Basketball Crown

Crescent College Comprehensive claim U/19 All Ireland Basketball Crown

| March 3, 2017

Crescent College Comprehensive claimed the SUBWAY All Ireland Under 19 B Schools Cup this week with a one point win over reigning champions St Mary’s Diocesan School of Drogheda. Indeed, St Mary’s held the lead (41-40) with just 11 seconds on the clock, but a jump ball call saw possession go to Crescent College and […]

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Dromoland Golf Club to host 2017 Irish Club Professional tournament

Dromoland Golf Club to host 2017 Irish Club Professional tournament

| March 3, 2017

THE PGA in Ireland and Dromoland Golf & Country Club have agreed a deal to stage the 2017 Irish Club Professional Tournament at the Co. Clare parkland course, home to the five star Dromoland Castle. The Ron Kirby & J.B. Carr designed course will host the 36-hole professional only event on Thursday May 4 and […]

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In Pics – Limerick Sports Partnership / Rowing Ireland indoor rowing blitz

In Pics – Limerick Sports Partnership / Rowing Ireland indoor rowing blitz

| March 2, 2017

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Opinion – Super 8? Super Greed

Opinion – Super 8? Super Greed

| March 2, 2017

THERE will be millions of column inches dedicated to the GAA Congress this week and to their decision to allow for a ‘Super 8’ round robin in the All Ireland Football championships. Players and supporters are up in arms about the Congress decision to have more games for the bigger counties, while making even harder […]

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Con & Annie Kirby Memorial returns for a fifth year

Con & Annie Kirby Memorial returns for a fifth year

| March 1, 2017

THE FIFTH staging of the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial was launched at Limerick Greyhound Stadium this week, as supporters from the Greyhound and GAA communities came together to herald its return. The event offers €160,000 in Greyhound prize money, with €80,000 on offer to the winning Greyhound. Six GAA clubs will also share in […]

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Ballingarry man selected for Special Olympics World Winter Games

Ballingarry man selected for Special Olympics World Winter Games

| February 11, 2017

A Limerick man has been selected to take part in this year’s Special Olympics World Winter Games, which will be held in Austria this March. Michael Minogue (28) from Ballingarry will be one of a 26-strong Team Ireland squad competing at the Games in Graz and Schladming from March 18. Michael’s sport of choice is floorball, a […]

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Opinion – They just did their jobs

Opinion – They just did their jobs

| February 9, 2017

LAST week’s column was all about spreading the word on American Football. I hope I managed to convert someone to it, I really do. If, by chance, you managed to stay awake for last Sunday night’s Super Bowl LI, then you are fully aware that American football contains more drama than most soap operas. If […]

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Bruff Paralympian to be honoured at NUI

Bruff Paralympian to be honoured at NUI

| February 3, 2017

  A Bruff native has received an award for his contributions to sport by NUI Galway. Dr Eoghan Clifford was joint winner of the Award for Contribution to Sport and will be presented with his prize at the 17th annual Alumni Awards Gala Banquet on Saturday, 4 March, 2017 in the Bailey Allen Hall located in Áras na […]

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