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UL to host International Rugby festival

UL to host International Rugby festival

| April 26, 2017

THE University of Limerick and Munster Rugby this week launched a new international underage rugby festival. The ‘Limerick International Rugby festival’ is set to bring underage rugby teams from all over the world to provide a platform for the highest calibre of underage schools rugby. Peter Malone, Elite Player Development Manager, Munster Rugby says “We […]

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Limerick sides in Ulster Bank League Sunday service

Limerick sides in Ulster Bank League Sunday service

| April 23, 2017

LOCAL Limerick rugby fans have been left in disbelief this weekend as the All Ireland league semi finals and play off games have all been fixed for Sunday afternoon. With all but one club involved in the games (Cork Con) unavailable to play next weekend, the IRFU has made the weird decision to play the […]

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Munster defeated by Saracens at Aviva Stadium

Munster defeated by Saracens at Aviva Stadium

| April 22, 2017

MUNSTER have been defeated 26-10 by Saracens in today’s Champions Cup semi final at the Aviva Stadium. Tries from Mako Vunipola and Chris Wyles in the second half blew the Pro12 side away following a dominant first forty from the men in red which still saw them 6-3 behind at the short whistle. Saracens defence […]

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Munster name XV for Saracens Semi Final

Munster name XV for Saracens Semi Final

| April 21, 2017

MUNSTER’s Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has named his match-day 23 for Munster’s Champions Cup semi-final against Saracens at the Aviva on Saturday, 3.15pm. CJ Stander has overcome the ankle injury sustained against Toulouse in the quarter-final stage to be named in the starting XV. The front five sees Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell and John […]

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Champions lie in wait for Munster

Champions lie in wait for Munster

| April 20, 2017

MUNSTER will face Saracens this Saturday in the Champions Cup semi final. The game, which kicks off at 3.15pm at the Aviva Stadium, will be broadcast live on BT Sport. This will be Munster’s 12th European Cup semi-final – a record for the competition – while Saracens have reached the semi-finals for a sixth time […]

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Munster’s Murray, Stander and O’Mahony selected for Lions Tour

Munster’s Murray, Stander and O’Mahony selected for Lions Tour

| April 19, 2017

MUNSTER Rugby’s Conor Murray, Peter O’Mahony and CJ Stander have been selected for the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand this summer. The Munster trio are part of an 11 man Irish contingent that will travel, along with 12 Welsh, 16 English and just two Scots. Those to miss out, from a Munster […]

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Drama guaranteed on final day of Ulster Bank League #UBL

Drama guaranteed on final day of Ulster Bank League #UBL

| April 15, 2017

FANS, PLAYERS and coaches alike will be stuck to their phones this weekend waiting on news from around the grounds as the final round of All Ireland league fixtures takes place. In Division 1A, one point separates fourth placed Cork Con, third placed Young Munster, second placed Clontarf and first placed Lansdowne. With all four […]

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Season defining weekend for local rugby clubs #UBL

Season defining weekend for local rugby clubs #UBL

| April 8, 2017

LIMERICK’S seven senior rugby clubs are all in action this Saturday, with four looking to either secure playoff spots or avoid  the relegation places. In Division 1A, Young Munster entertain Cork Con at Tom Clifford Park. Gearoid Prendergast’s side have secured a semi final spot for the third season in a row and now the […]

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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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#WATCH LIT students break world record with ‘Scrum for Axel’

#WATCH LIT students break world record with ‘Scrum for Axel’

| April 5, 2017

The late Anthony Foley’s legacy shone bright again on a global stage yesterday as the students of LIT entered the Guinness World Records with their ‘Scrum for Axel’. Held at the Institute’s headquarters at Moylish – where Foley himself attended before taking up a professional career in rugby – the event saw the existing World […]

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