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Limerick suffer defeat in NHL opener

Limerick suffer defeat in NHL opener

| February 13, 2017

Action from Limerick’s 1-14 to 0-14 loss to Wexford in the opening round of the National Hurling League. Wexford: M Fanning; E Moore, L Ryan, J Breen; S Donohoe, M O’Hanlon, D O’Keeffe (0-1); S Murphy, A Maddock; A Nolan, D Redmond, B Carton; C McDonald (1-8, 0-4 frees, 0-1, 65), L Chin (0-2), P […]

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Limerick lose out to Westmeath in NFL

Limerick lose out to Westmeath in NFL

| February 13, 2017

ACTION from Limerick’s 1-18 to 0-12 loss to Westmeath at the Gaelic Grounds yesterday. Limerick are now 0-2 from their opening two games of Division 4 of the NFL. SCORERS, WESTMEATH: Ger Egan1-4 (1-0 penalty), John Heslin 0-5 (3 frees), Paul Sharry (1 ‘45’), Kieran Martin, 0-2 each, David Lynch (‘45’), John Egan,  Luke Loughlin, […]

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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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Limerick Footballers seek first win in Round Two

Limerick Footballers seek first win in Round Two

| February 10, 2017

THE LIMERICK footballers will be looking to bounce back from their opening round defeat to Wexford, when they face Westmeath on Sunday in the National Football league. The second round tie, to be played at the Gaelic Grounds at 2pm on Sunday, sees Limerick face off against another favourite for promotion this season. Limerick’s 1-8 […]

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Limerick set to face Wexford in NHL opener

Limerick set to face Wexford in NHL opener

| February 10, 2017

THE LIMERICK senior hurlers being their National Hurling league campaign this Sunday afternoon against Wexford. The opening round game, to be played in Innovate Wexford Park at 2pm, is expected to draw a large attendance in what is a clash between two favourites for promotion back to Division 1 of the league. Limerick prepared for […]

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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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Munster name side for Dragons clash

Munster name side for Dragons clash

| February 9, 2017

MUNSTER have named their side for tomorrow night’s Guinness PRO12 clash with Dragons in Irish Independent Park at 7.35pm. Tyler Bleyendaal retains the captaincy while Darren Sweetnam makes a welcome return to the starting line-up following a knee injury. In total five changes are made to the side that defeated Edinburgh while Dave Kilcoyne, Tommy […]

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Bank of Ireland UL GAA High Performance Scholarships Awards

Bank of Ireland UL GAA High Performance Scholarships Awards

| February 7, 2017

THE 2016/17 Bank of Ireland UL GAA High Performance Scholarship presentation night was recently held in the Castletroy Park Hotel. The presentations were made by Kilkenny great Eddie Keher, whose unique list of achievements and words of wisdom were eagerly absorbed by all in attendance. Director of Bank of Ireland, Munster Liam Sheedy also addressed […]

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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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Ulster Bank League Previews #UBL

Ulster Bank League Previews #UBL

| February 3, 2017

DIVISIONS 1A and 1B of the Ulster Bank league are in action this coming weekend with four Limerick senior clubs in action. First up, on Friday night, is the meeting of Garryowen and Young Munster, under lights in Dooradoyle. The tie, to kick off at 7.30pm, is set to be another well attended local derby, […]

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