Shackles Off: Time To Stand Up And Fight

RONAN O’GARA WROTE in his latest book, “When you get into bonus territory the shackles come off. There’s a massive emotional release.” It’s one of my favourite lines from a rugby player because of what it means when put into practise. Everything is different at the semi-final stage. A stage that I think has probably been … More Shackles Off: Time To Stand Up And Fight

JUNIOR CUP SEMI-FINAL REPORT: Crescent Overcome Castletroy Challenge

The game began well with each side looking threatening. However, an error from Castletroy out-half, Andrew Shanahan, allowed Comp to grab an early lead with a try from James McKeogh. It was converted by Jack Delaney to make the early score 7-0. The weather deteriorated and so did the handling of both sides with multiple … More JUNIOR CUP SEMI-FINAL REPORT: Crescent Overcome Castletroy Challenge

JUNIOR CUP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW: Crescent Vs Castletroy

Limerick rivals Crescent and Castletroy go head to head in tomorrow’s Junior Cup semi-final at UL (2pm) Crescent come into this one following a comfortable 21-5 win over Rockwell and are being tipped to repeat that level of performance in the semis. Castletroy had a similar result on their last day out as they put … More JUNIOR CUP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW: Crescent Vs Castletroy

SENIOR CUP REPORT: Glenstal Go Through Despite Epic Ardscoil Efforts

Denis Hayes reports from Thomond Park Glenstal immediately asked questions of the Ardscoil defence in the opening exchanges and after just two minutes a well worked play released full back Jack O’Mahony into space. O’Mahony evidently took little time to grow into the game as he pulled off a bit of magic with a chip over … More SENIOR CUP REPORT: Glenstal Go Through Despite Epic Ardscoil Efforts