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Fitzgibbon Review: Limerick Sides Set Up Derby Following Group Games

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The quarter-final lineup for the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup is complete following an entertaining final round of group games on Thursday.   Both Mary Immaculate College and the University of Limerick came out on top in their respective games against Waterford IT and Maynooth University setting up an exciting derby clash next week. Also on Thursday, NUIG overcame CIT, booking their …

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Fitzgibbon Preview: Knockout Places On The Line In Crucial Final Round


It’s the final round of group games in the Electric Ireland Higher Education Fitzgibbon Cup with plenty of quarter-final spots up for grabs. In Limerick, 2018 champions UL face Maynooth University with the winner set to travel to take on the winner of Mary Immaculate College and WIT. That game also takes place in the Treaty County on Thursday afternoon. …

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Eimear Scally: There’s Not Much Between Dublin And The Chasing Pack

Cork’s Eimear Scally doesn’t believe there is much between Dublin and the chasing pack in the race for this year’s Brendan Martin Cup.  Mick Bohan’s side will attempt to land three-in-a-row in 2019, with many feeling that they could go on to dominate the game just like Cork before them who won six-in-a-row between 2011-2016. Scally feels that, despite Dublin going …

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UL Sweat On Fitness Of Key Men Ahead Of Crunch NUIG Clash

Gary Kirby Limerick UL

Reigning champions, UL, have left themselves with a mountain to climb in their tough group following their Round 1 loss to UCC in the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup. The Limerick side fell by six points in their only home game of the group stages as Kerry’s Shane Conway inspired their Cork rivals to victory, scoring nine points of their 0-26 total, …

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Four Players To Watch In The Fitzgibbon Cup 2019

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The Electric Ireland third level colleges hurling competition, the Fitzgibbon Cup, throws in for the 2019 season this weekend and ahead of the action, we have profiled some of the players that are sure to light up the competition. 1. Seamus Flanagan (UCD) This time last year, you might not have known the name Seamus Flanagan, but after an incredible …

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Ten Players To Watch Out For In This Year’s Fitzgibbon Cup

This Thursday night sees the start of the 2018 Fitzgibbon Cup as the eagerly anticipated opening game sees Leeside rivals Cork IT and UCC face off in group C. With UCD also in this group, both Cork colleges will be eager to get off to a good start in this cut-throat competition. With 13 third-level institutions battling it out to be crowned …

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Tony Kelly’s Hurling Honours Since 2010 Are Simply Ridiculous

Tony Kelly Ballyea

On Sunday, Ballyea overcame Cork champions, Glen Rovers, to be crowned with their first ever Munster hurling title. It was a dominant performance by Ballyea, but undeniably, the star of the show was Clare hurler Tony Kelly.  From winning Minor and u21 hurling championships, a National League, Senior All-Ireland to Fitzgibbon Cups with UL, it is without doubt that Tony Kelly …

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Video: Munster Open New State-Of-The-Art Training Facility In Limerick

Munster have officially opened their brand new High Performance Centre at the University of Limerick as the province prepares to relocate to a new singular training base in Castletroy. The new training centre will see the Munster senior team, as well as the Greencore Munster Rugby Academy, train in Limerick with the province now basing all of their players, coaches and staff at the one facility at UL. Munster had previously trained …

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How Important Is The Role Of Women In GAA?

Last month, Lidl’s sponsorship of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association (LGFA) launched the Ladyball campaign, which was received well and got people talking about women’s sport in Ireland. The ‘Ladyball’ was introduced to highlight the gulf in coverage and interest between men’s and women’s sport in Ireland. To this end, it was a roaring success. Pundit Arena sat down with …

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Video: Tony Kelly – Master In Action

Tony Kelly lit up the Fitzgibbon Cup final replay at Páirc Uí Rinn on Wednesday night. The UL star’s performance earned him the Man of the Match award.   Plying his trade at midfield for the Limerick college, the Ballyea man starred on all fronts. His running and passing game caused all sorts of problems for the WIT midfield. Jack …

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Fitzgibbon Cup Weekend – Semi-Final Previews

After a hugely controversial Fitzgibbon Cup 2015 campaign, we are now left with four teams, WIT, CIT, UL and LIT to do battle this weekend on Limerick IT’s campus. Both semi-finals are down for decided and here we give our preview on predictions as to who will face off in the final of the 2015 Fitzgibbon Cup. _____________________________________________________________________________ WIT v …

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