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Marmite McGregor talking his way to fortune

Marmite McGregor talking his way to fortune

| June 22, 2017

There’s an unwritten rule in Irish sport, it goes a little something like this: ‘Should one of our people reach the pinnacle of their sport they automatically become a national hero.’ It doesn’t matter if the sport in question is something we’ve never even heard of or don’t properly understand; if an Irish person is […]

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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 Shannon-side Memorial stone unveiled to Anthony Foley in Limerick

#WATCH Shannon-side Memorial stone unveiled to Anthony Foley in Limerick

| June 21, 2017

The powerful image of Shannon, Munster and Ireland’s favourite No. 8, the late Anthony Foley, has been captured in a riverside memorial on Clancy’s Strand in Limerick city In Limerick City and County Council’s official dedication to the iconic rugby star, who died suddenly last October in Paris, it has erected a 2m memorial stone […]

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O’Neill’s charm starting to wear thin

O’Neill’s charm starting to wear thin

| June 15, 2017

In the end it was another point gained, another tentative step towards our first finals in sixteen years. Our unbeaten record was preserved, our chances of topping the group and qualifying automatically, intact. But by Christ, it was a tough watch. I don’t normally envy those men forced to miss the football because of some […]

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Old Crescent hosting Pig’n’Porter Tag Rugby Festival

Old Crescent hosting Pig’n’Porter Tag Rugby Festival

| June 15, 2017

OLD Crescent RFC has launched details of Pig ‘n’ Porter 2017, the world’s largest tag rugby festival. The festival proper will kick off to competitive excitement on Saturday July 15 at the enlarged grounds of Old Crescent, Rosbrien. This Pig’n’Porter fest is celebrating its 16th anniversary. Pigs might not fly but the years certainly have! […]

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Munster skipper O’Mahony to captain Lions against Maori

Munster skipper O’Mahony to captain Lions against Maori

| June 15, 2017

MUNSTER captain Peter O’Mahony has been named to captain the British and Irish Lions against the Maori All Blacks this Saturday in Rotorua. The Munster skipper has been elevated to the match day captaincy role after Alun Wyn Jones and Ken Owens previously captained the tourists with Lions tour captain Sam Warburton. O’Mahony is retained in the […]

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Just who’s in charge here?

Just who’s in charge here?

| June 8, 2017

In almost a century of Olympic competition Ireland has won 31 medals. Of those, 16 have come in boxing. Fighting is in our blood, we’re good at it. We might not be the fastest runners in the world, the greatest swimmers, or the most powerful, but stick us in the squared circle and we’ll give […]

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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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UL Vikings continue unbeaten season

UL Vikings continue unbeaten season

| June 1, 2017

The University of Limerick Vikings American football team continued their unbeaten season in the Shamrock Bowl Conference on Sunday with a 28 – 22 win away to the defending champion Dublin Rebels. The Vikings got the perfect start scoring off the opening drive after a rushing touchdown from running back Adam O’ Mahony but failed […]

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