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National Hurling League Quarter Final

Limerick 0-8 Cork 0-13

Limerick made their exit from the League in a disappointing match last Sunday at the Gaelic Grounds,Richie Bennis and his team have a lot of work to do before the eagerly anticipitated Munster Championship clash on June 22 v Waterford or Clare, then again the Championship is a different game to the League. Limerick led by 0-6 to 0-5 at half time. In the second half Mark O Riordan had to retire due to an injury on 55 mins. His replacement was another Croom player on the Limerick panel Hugh Flavin.Cork upped the anti in the second half and Limerick never recovered .Cork throught to the semi –final to play Galway at the same venue next Sunday.

 

 National Football League

Limerick 2-6 Longford 3-5  

Limerick are now in danger of relegation from this league to Div.4 after this home defeat to Longford, it now leaves the Shannonsiders with a difficult away fixture to Down and a must win home tie v Leitrim to stay up. Half time it was Limerick 1-1 Longford 0-4.Limerick have not had the best of luck for this League campaign with suspensions to Micheal Reidy and Sean Kiely and the manager Mickey Ned O ‘Sullivan also, postponements after the long trips to Fermanagh and Down .Limerick were level at the end of playing time as Croom’s John Galvin broke down an incoming free for Seanie Buckley to find the net. In the three minutes of added on time Longford scored a decisive goal to clinch victory.

 

Croom:

Croom defeated Fr.Caseys in the Intermediate Football.

 

Soccer:

Croom United 4 Coonagh United 1

Croom United Soccer Club has made an application to Limerick County Council for the erection of Flood Lights at their sports grounds at Kylefa.  The club opened its new Club House last year and are now initiating their second phase of the development.

Croom United

 

Horse Racing /Point to Point:

The Kilmallock Point to Point takes place in Bulgaden this Sunday Leading Jockeys including five time champion, Croom’s  John Thomas McNamara will be in action on the day.2pm is the start of the first race on Sunday. Leading local trainers Enda Bolger, Eric McNamara and Michael Hourigan will have entries on the day, so a very competitive day is in prospect.

 

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