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Limerick’s Shadowman is making a big impact

Limerick’s Shadowman is making a big impact

| August 5, 2017

Limerick’s Shadowman continues to make a big impact in tackling sport injuries with a training aid that allows teams simulate real game situations. Having suffered injuries to both shoulders, a two-year break from the game saw Shadowman founder and chief executive JP Hartigan forced to leave his rugby playing days behind him at the young […]

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Ireland’s Captain Niamh Briggs Ruled Out of Women’s Rugby World Cup

Ireland’s Captain Niamh Briggs Ruled Out of Women’s Rugby World Cup

| July 31, 2017

Ireland’s captain Niamh Briggs has been ruled out of the Women’s Rugby World Cup through injury. The experienced Munster full-back and Limerick Garda had successfully recovered from the hamstring injury that had ruled her out of the Six Nations but suffered an injury to her Achilles in training. The injury comes just a week after […]

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Five Limerick players named in Ireland World Cup squad

Five Limerick players named in Ireland World Cup squad

| July 26, 2017

LIMERICK rugby will be well represented at next month’s Women’s Rugby World Cup with five Limerick players named in the 28 woman squad. Fullback Niamh Briggs will captain the side alongside backs Nicole Cronin, Eimear Considine, and forwards Ciara Griffin, and Anna Caplice. All five players are currently playing with UL Bohemians and scrum-half Nicole […]

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Ireland’s Women’s Rugby World Cup Squad Announced

Ireland’s Women’s Rugby World Cup Squad Announced

| July 24, 2017

Ireland’s head coach Tom Tierney has named his squad for the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017.  Ireland will face Australia, Japan and France in Pool C on the 9th, 13th and 17th August in the UCD Bowl. The squad is comprised of 28 players and will be captained by Limerick Garda and UL Bohemians and Munster full-back […]

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Munster Rugby Reveal Home Jersey for 2017/18 Season

Munster Rugby Reveal Home Jersey for 2017/18 Season

| July 17, 2017

Munster Rugby have unveiled their home jersey for the 2017/18 season after showing off their new dark grey alternate kit last week. The all-red kit draws inspiration from the province’s rich heritage and shares the same Latin motto; ‘forte fideli nihil difficil’ or ‘to the brave and faithful nothing is impossible’, that once decorated the ancient battle shield of […]

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Munster confirm Erasmus departure

Munster confirm Erasmus departure

| June 30, 2017

Munster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed that Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus and Defence Coach Jacques Nienaber are set to depart the province at the end of December. Having joined Munster at the start of July 2016, the South African coaching duo, along with Jerry Flannery, Felix Jones and the late Anthony Foley, guided […]

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#WATCH Statue of Anthony Foley unveiled on Clancy’s Strand

#WATCH Statue of Anthony Foley unveiled on Clancy’s Strand

| June 21, 2017

A memorial commemorating the late Anthony Foley has been unveiled on Clancy’s Strand in Limerick city. The two metre tall memorial stone features the legendary forward, charging with ball in hand. The memorial was the initiative of the Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon and was unveiled in a low-key event […]

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#WATCH: Conor Murray’s Dad surprises him for Maximuscle Challenge

#WATCH: Conor Murray’s Dad surprises him for Maximuscle Challenge

| June 2, 2017

Ireland & Munster scrum-half Conor Murray has taken part in a series of fitness challenges to help relaunch Maximuscle, a supplement for high-performing athletes. Murray challenged Paul Olima, former professional footballer, former rugby player, personal trainer and body double for Usain Bolt and Mario Balotelli, in tests designed to push them both to their maximum. What Murray […]

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Wounded lions limping to New Zealand

Wounded lions limping to New Zealand

| June 1, 2017

It takes a lot for me to get excited about a rugby match. Yes, I’m a weirdo and I probably shouldn’t even be here in the sport pages upsetting you all. But hear me out. The game you were reared on may list low in terms of my favourites, but, as a committed fair-weather fan, […]

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CJ made Honorary Ambassador for Limerick

CJ made Honorary Ambassador for Limerick

| May 25, 2017

Munster, Ireland and Lions Rugby star CJ Stander has been made an Honorary International Ambassador for Limerick. He is being recognised for his outstanding commitment, support and encouragement to the people of Limerick and to the promotion of Limerick at home and abroad. The flanker, has made Limerick his home since he signed for Munster […]

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