More Funding for Irish Sport is a Win for Everyone

“diversity” (CC BY 2.0) by istolethetv   Ireland is set to become sportier than ever thanks to new funding from the government. Part of Project Ireland 2040, the extra cash will go to improving sport across the country and developing world-class facilities for athletes. According to Minister for Sport, Shane Ross, the aim is to help […]

Limerick Male USA Soccer Scholarship Event

Upcoming event: Sunday 29th October – The Pavilion, University of Limerick. Time – 12:45pm Registration.   PASS4Soccer players are more in demand year on year with our continued success of placing players in quality universities in the USA who are making an impact all over the country. So far in 2019, FOUR P4S clients have […]

Five Tipperary clubs take part in Aviva Mini Rugby Provincial Festival

Last Sunday saw the Aviva Mini Rugby Provincial Festivals get underway at UL Bohemian RFC in Limerick, with a fantastic festival featuring 30 Under-10 boys and Under-12 girls teams. Over 600 young players from across Munster and beyond were #SafeToDream with the opportunity to play rugby and learn new skills in a fun environment. Tipperary […]

Nenagh’s Aisling Keller helps Ireland qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Regatta

Following the final two races at the Laser Radial World Championship this morning (Wednesday 24 July 2019 – Sakaiminato, Japan), Ireland has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing regatta in the women’s single-handed event.   The berth was secured by Lough Derg Yacht Club’s Aisling Keller (Nenagh, Co. Tipperary) who had her best day […]

Midway Look at the 2019 Super League

We have reached the midway point of the 2019 Super League season and it is St Helens who lead the way in the table with 26 points. Justin Holbrook’s side have easily been the pick of the teams in the campaign so far as they have lost just one of their 14 games. Saints won […]

Stamina Thursday of the Punchestown Festival is a real crowd pleaser!

A great day’s racing was had by all at the Punchestown Festival on Thursdahy as crowds thronged to the Kildare venue for day three of the action-packed five-day festival! Attendance: 2019 20,756 2018 20,204 Difference +552 Racing Highlights: The Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle Won in great style by English raider Unowhatimeanharry trained by Harry Fry […]

Munster Team To Face Connacht

Munster Head Coach Johann van Graan has named his side for Saturday’s must-win Guinness PRO14 Interpro derby against Connacht at Thomond Park (7.35pm).   There are four changes to the team that lined out against Saracens in last week’s Champions Cup semi-final.   Dan Goggin, named Young Player of the Year earlier this week, Calvin […]

O’Mahony Named Munster Player of the Year

Peter O’Mahony was tonight announced as Munster Men’s Player of the Year at the annual Munster Rugby Awards, in association with the Irish Independent. The event took place at the University Concert Hall in Limerick with 11 awards presented to worthy recipients involved in professional and domestic rugby in Munster. Ireland captain Ciara Griffin was […]

Borrisoleigh Mile Easter Monday 2019

The third annual Borrisoleigh Mile which is sponsored by Declan Maher Financial Services hits the North Tipperary village on Easter Monday night next when participants of all age and ability will congregate to attempt the golden distance. The event originated back in the 1960’s when it was part of a parochial sports day that was […]

Munster Team To Face Benetton Rugby

The Munster team has been named for Friday night’s Guinness PRO14 clash against Benetton Rugby at Stadio Monigo (8pm local time/7pm Irish time). There are 11 changes to the side that defeated Cardiff Blues at Irish Independent Park last week. JJ Hanrahan starts at out-half and will make his 100th Munster appearance with tighthead prop […]

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