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Limerickman Edwin O’Connor is rewarded on VOR sailing world stage

Limerickman Edwin O’Connor is rewarded on VOR sailing world stage

| January 14, 2009

The Foynes native and only Irish man currently on board Ger O’Rourke’s Volvo Ocean Race entry, guided the stricken Team Delta Lloyd to Singapore after their racing yacht succumbed to a major structural failure early in leg 3 of the race when the keel ram was ripped from the bulkhead. His efforts earned him the […]

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Munster Rugby a sideline view Ulster and Ospreys

Munster Rugby a sideline view Ulster and Ospreys

| January 9, 2009

WHAT a week. What a Christmas. It seems odd to draw a comparison from the world of football to that of rugby but looking across the water and into the English football premiership competition, it is often said that the Christmas matches play a very important role in sorting out the business and bottom ends […]

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Munster name side to face Ospreys

Munster name side to face Ospreys

| January 8, 2009

Following the selection of four scrum halves to the original 28 man squad, Munster have now cut that to just two and in doing so have rung a number of changes to the team that fell to a heavy defeat by Ulster.

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Volvo Ocean Race update during Singapore stopover

Volvo Ocean Race update during Singapore stopover

| January 7, 2009

THERE’s quite a bit to report from the Volvo Ocean Race this week, despite the fact that all the boats are over 20 feet off the ground and up on large cradles as they endure their repairs ahead of the in-port racing this weekend in Singapore.

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Pucciariello cleared but Leinster duo receive bans

Pucciariello cleared but Leinster duo receive bans

| January 5, 2009

UPDATE – Pucciariello cleared at the IRFU citing commissioners meetieng yesterday. The Irish Rugby Football Union Disciplinary Panel held three separate hearings yesterday, Tuesday, 6th January, to consider citing complaints from the Leinster v Connacht and the Munster v Ulster Magners League games. Munster Prop Freddie Pucciariello was cited for kicking during the Munster v […]

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Tipoki to miss remainder of Heineken Cup pool games

Tipoki to miss remainder of Heineken Cup pool games

| January 5, 2009

Rua Tipoki who suffered a hamstring injury in the Magners League game against Ulster yesterday will be out of action for the next four weeks which means he will miss his side’s final Pool games in the Heineken Cup.

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Munster In tatters

Munster In tatters

| January 4, 2009

ULSTER defeated Munster 37-11 at Thomond Park to become the first Irish team to do so since Leinster in 1995. Paddy Wallace, Darren Cave, Mark McCrea, Tom Court and Andrew Trimble all scored points for Ulster as Munster’s attempt to get back to the top of the Magners League disintegrated.

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Tipoki back in Munster side

Tipoki back in Munster side

| January 2, 2009

Munster ring a few changes for Ulster clashAs a team searching for an improvement on the performance against Connacth last week, McGahan has ringed a few changes to the Munster 15. Earls makes way for Hurley to return at fullback, while Jerry Flannery returns to the front row having been withdrawn from the side to […]

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Post Sport Christmas Quiz

Post Sport Christmas Quiz

| December 25, 2008

Check out the Limerick Post Sports Blog for our Christmas quiz and you could win Tissot watch from Keanes Jewellers worth 300 euro.  

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McGahan Names His Strongest Squad

McGahan Names His Strongest Squad

| December 23, 2008

Tony McGahan has named his strongest possible squad for the trip to Galway at the weekend. All those involved against Clermont last time out are named in a squad that also includes Nick Williams who debuted for Munster last week in the game against Leinster A.

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