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Two days of top class rowing for Mid West

Two days of top class rowing for Mid West

| April 21, 2017

Continue reading below… THIS WEEKEND sees Limerick host one of the busiest weekends in Rowing Ireland’s 2017 calendar with both Limerick Regatta and the Irish Schools Regatta taking place in O’Briensbridge. This year we once again have a record entry with more than 900 crews competing. Rowing has flourished since the success of the Rio […]

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Ahane GAA & Bentekes Bocko claim Con and Anne Kirby Memorial

Ahane GAA & Bentekes Bocko claim Con and Anne Kirby Memorial

| April 11, 2017

Bentekes Bocko produced yet another stunning display of early speed to capture the €80,000 Con and Annie Kirby Memorial at a packed Limerick on Saturday night. It was a lively market on the night,  but Bentekes Bocko closed the 2-1 favourite to take the prize while Drive On Tipp was a 5-2 second favourite. From […]

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#WATCH UL cements reputation as Ireland’s Sports Campus with launch of 25m Diving Pool

#WATCH UL cements reputation as Ireland’s Sports Campus with launch of 25m Diving Pool

| April 5, 2017

Two new sports buildings worth almost €15m were officially opened at the University of Limerick yesterday by Minister of State, Patrick O’Donovan, Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.  The Munster Rugby High Performance Centre and the new UL 25m Diving Pool are adjacent to and connected with the existing UL Sport Arena. The new 25m x […]

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Cheltenham Hero Slevin Lands Limerick Winner

Cheltenham Hero Slevin Lands Limerick Winner

| March 21, 2017

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 chance home a […]

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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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