Print WhatsApp Advertisement Linkedin Email Twitter NewsLocal NewsSportMayor calling on Limerick to turn red for Munster ahead of European Rugby Champions Cup semi-finalBy Staff Reporter – April 17, 2019 1255 The Mayor of the City and County of Limerick is calling on businesses and citizens to show their colours and turn Limerick Munster red this weekend ahead of the province’s European Rugby Champions Cup semi-final tie.Thousands of supporters will be supporting their team from home as Munster travel to England to compete for a place in the final for the first time since 2008.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Mayor James Collins, Fianna Fáil. Photo: Cian ReinhardtThe match against English club Saracens kicks off at 3pm this Saturday in the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.Mayor James Collins said, “Munster’s European Rugby Champions Cup match days are very special, so I’m calling on businesses and members of the public to get behind the team and turn Limerick red. Let the team know that there is massive support behind them as they take to the pitch in Coventry. Wouldn’t it be fantastic to see Munster in another European Rugby Champions final.”Limerick City and County Council will be flying the Munster flag at its Corporate Headquarters in Merchant’s Quay and in Dooradoyle ahead of the match. It will also be turning its exterior building spotlights red in Merchant’s Quay, while Munster flags are flying proudly on Thomond and Shannon Bridges. Previous articleNew tourism plan for Limerick envisages revenues of €360 million a yearNext articleSoviet shilling project could be a trial run for local currency Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Facebook
ABOSAIDE Cadogan and Daniel Islam were winners on Thursday evening as the Guyana Squash Association held the Ansa McAl Lucozade Handicap Squash Tournament.The GSA’s third senior tournament for 2017 was played at the Georgetown Club Squash Courts and featured several of the top players on the second night.In the Open category Regan Pollard -12 could not overcome his handicap of 20 points in his match against Theron Mohabeer +8 and lost in straight games 15-1, 15-12.Javid Rahaman -2 had to work hard to defeat Lloyd Fung-A-Fat +8, 6-15, 15-11, 15-12 while Taylor Fernandes 0 showed her experience with a come-from-behind victory over Adam Alves +5, 11-5, 15-12, 15-11.Daniel Islam -5 proved to be too tough for Ryan Rahaman +7, winning 15-10, 8-15, 15-12.In category A defending champion Abosaide Cadogan 0 had a comfortable win against Zachary Persaud +7, 15-13, 15-9 while Gianni Carpenter -8 beat Jahcinta Adams +10, 15-10, 15-12.Kirsten Gomes 0 had to hold her nerve to overcome Paige Fernandes +8, 15-13, 15-13 while Demetrius De Abreu -2 had no room for error but still managed to overpower Christiana Fernandes +13, 15-13, 15-14.All matches are best-of-three and action continues each evening at 18:00hrs at the Georgetown Club courts.The finals of all the categories are set for Sunday November 19 starting at 11:00hrs.