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UL Eagles basketball aim to soar back to top tier

UL Eagles basketball aim to soar back to top tier

| August 11, 2017

FOLLOWING a tough season which ended in relegation last year, the University of Limerick (UL) Eagles are aiming to fly back to the top rank of the Irish men’s basketball league. The 2016/2017 season ended with heartbreak as the Eagles, having won two championships in the past decade, found themselves relegated from Ireland’s premier division. […]

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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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Limerick athlete James Quinlan rows on to double gold

Limerick athlete James Quinlan rows on to double gold

| August 3, 2017

A LIMERICK teenager struck double gold in Belgium last weekend when he was a member of the Irish team at a prestigious European junior rowing tournament. 17 year old James Quinlan from Castleconnell was part of the Junior men’s quadruple rowing crew that secured two gold medals for Ireland at the Coupe de la Jeunesse […]

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Limerick FC Drop 3 Points With 3-0 Loss to Derry City in Airtricity League

Limerick FC Drop 3 Points With 3-0 Loss to Derry City in Airtricity League

| July 31, 2017

Two goals in the opening nine minutes led Derry City to a comfortable 3-0 win over Limerick FC in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game at Maginn Park in Buncrana on Sunday evening. Limerick manager Neil McDonald made just one change to the side that was held scoreless against Sligo Rovers last week as […]

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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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Mungret Music Festival Returns for Second Year in a Row

Mungret Music Festival Returns for Second Year in a Row

| July 31, 2017

There are only 5 weeks left until the Mungret Music Festival kicks off at Mungret St Pauls GAA club, with huge names like Nathan Carter set to hit the stage. Mungret St Pauls GAA club will once again host the Mungret Music Festival this year to help raise funds for the club. Nathan Carter will […]

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Mungret St Pauls Win Exciting Back and Forth Game Against Doon

Mungret St Pauls Win Exciting Back and Forth Game Against Doon

| July 31, 2017

Mungret St Pauls beat Doon 3-14 to 1-13 in a minor hurling game that was back and forth from the start with both teams making key mistakes throughout. Both sides started the game with a goal, with Mungret St Pauls claiming the first goal, after sending the first ball wide of the post. Mungret St […]

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Womens’ Rugby World Cup trophy comes to Limerick

Womens’ Rugby World Cup trophy comes to Limerick

| July 27, 2017

Ireland Women’s Rugby captain Niamh Briggs was mobbed by young fans in Limerick today, Thursday, July 27 as she arrived in the city by boat for the Women’s Rugby World Cup trophy tour. The Limerick based Garda and Munster fullback was escorted on the River Shannon by Limerick Marine Search and Rescue along with Nevsail […]

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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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Irish Wheelchair Association Limerick National Boccia Champions

Irish Wheelchair Association Limerick National Boccia Champions

| July 25, 2017

THE Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) Limerick Team took home the trophy at this year’s IWA National Boccia Championships for their first time. Throughout 2017, teams and individuals have been competing in the IWA National Boccia Championships. Over 200 people with disabilities took part in the championships competing in IWA Community Centres nationwide with the national […]

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