Tom Clancy

Match Reporter

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Role: Match Reporter

Start Date: Sept. 1, 2013, midnight


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Introduced to the League of Ireland in 2005, Tom has seen Limerick play at four different grounds down the years. He began writing for Extratime in late 2013 and was delighted to report on the Blues return to the Markets Field in June 2015. Tom was Player of the Plate in the 2017 Carl O'Malley Cup. claimed the Plate title largely thanks to Tom's four hat-tricks over six games.

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We should have got the three points - Tommy Barrett

Limerick boss Tommy Barrett spoke following his sides 1-1 draw with Munster rivals Cork City. The Blues have now five points from three outings at Market's Field, and lie in sixth place with eight points in total. Having lost three ...

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League Report: Limerick 1 - 1 Cork City

Limerick upset the odds on Cheltenham week as they held champions Cork City to a deserved Munster-derby draw at Markets Field.

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League Report: Limerick 1 - 0 Bray Wanderers

A Danny Morrissey header proved the difference as Limerick beat Bray Wanderers 1-0 at a freezing Markets Field on Friday evening. In what was a tight game throughout, Limerick’s second shot on target from substitute Morrissey proved to be the ...

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Tommy Barrett: 'Hopefully we can score in the 90th minute some time'

The Limerick boss hasn't been bogged down by his side's late concession - which is more than could be said for the Market's Field pitch.

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League Report: Limerick 1 - 1 Bohemians

A late Eoghan Stokes header earned Bohemians a share of the spoils in a rather forgettable game at Markets Field. Cian Coleman had given Limerick the lead with their only shot on target, but they failed to hold on as ...

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Bohemians

The Blues return to the Market’s Field having claimed an impressive victory over Sligo Rovers last weekend. Compact, organised and balanced, Tommy Barrett’s side were deserving winners in Sligo and will look to build on it against a confident Bohemians ...

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FLASHBACK - Opening weekend of 2008 League of Ireland Season

Ten years have passed since we enjoyed our first season in existance and with the League of Ireland 2018 about to get underway, our reporter Tom Clancy looks back at how the opening weekend of the 2008 campaign panned out.

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2018 Season Preview - Limerick FC

We preview what to expect in 2018 from Limerick who have a reshaped squad ahead of the new season.

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Mick Leahy swaps Sligo for Inchicore as defender joins Saints

Leahy helped Sligo to escape relegation on the final day last season.

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Limerick 'not a drop down from Cork City' says new signing Connor Ellis

The striker has signed a two-year deal with the Blues after leaving the champions.

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Champions League Preview: Dundalk -v- Rosenborg

A sold-out Oriel Park plays host to Dundalk's return to European action as the Lillywhites entertain Norwegian side Rosenborg in their UEFA Champions League second qualifying round first leg on Wednesday night (kick-off 7.45pm).

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Ireland narrowly miss out at Neymar Junior Fives in Brazil

The seven-man Irish squad missed out on a last 32 spot by three goals.

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Cabinteely sign former UCD striker Ryan Swan from Exeter City

The 21-year-old failed to make the breakthrough with the League Two side.

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Irish team bid for glory at Neymar Jr 5s in Brazil

The Limerick-based team qualified for the tournament after winning a national final in Belfast.

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League Report: Bohemians 0-1 Dundalk

A late Ciaran Kilduff header was the difference between Bohemians and Dundalk as the Lilywhites made it five wins on the spin ahead of next week’s Champions League qualifier with Rosenberg. Kilduff latched onto fellow substitute Jamie McGrath’s cross to ...

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League Report: Bohemians 0-2 Shamrock Rovers

There was a crowd of 3,622 at Dalymount Park to witness Shamrock Rovers make it back-to-back victories, while completing a 2017 hat-trick over bitter rivals Bohemians. Flares were seen in both stands as the teams entered the field – for ...

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Tom Clancy: Why Martin Russell's departure isn't a surprise

Limerick won 30% of their Premier Division games under Russell, 16 times in 53 outings – which includes a 22 game run without a win.

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John Caulfield: 'If someone comes into the team, they have to be good'

The City boss spoke after his side's easy 3-0 win over Limerick at the Market's Field, a result that cost Limerick boss Martin Russell his job.

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League Report: Limerick FC 0 - 3 Cork City

Goals from Sean Maguire and Garry Buckley gave Cork City a commanding lead before Gearóid Morrissey sealed the points moments into the second period. The result continues Cork City’s 100% start from 7 outings, and marks Limerick’s third defeat in ...

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Paudie O'Connor leaves Limerick for Leeds United

The 19-year-old centre-half has signed a two-and-a-half year deal at Elland Road.

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League Preview: Shamrock Rovers -v- Bohemians

Hoops manager Stephen Bradley insists “A win is vital”, as his side look to improve on last week’s loss to Dundalk at Oriel Park as they host Bohemians in the first Dublin Derby of the year (kick-off 7.45pm).

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Season Preview 2017 - Limerick

Tom Clancy assesses First Division champions Limerick's chances of impacting the top level in their first season back.

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Limerick land Chiedozie Ogbene from Cork City

The 19-year-old attacker had been training with the club in previous days and the club tweeted they “are delighted” to have secured his services for 2017.

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League Report: Limerick 2 - 1 Drogheda United

Limerick collected the SSE Airtricity First Division title with an unbeaten home League season, with a 2-1 victory over second placed Drogheda United. Goals from Paul O’Conor and Robbie Williams were enough despite the first half dismissal of striker Chris ...

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EA Sports Cup Final Report: Limerick 1 - 4 St. Patrick's Athletic

St. Patrick’s Athletic retained their EA Sports Cup crown with a hard fought 4-1 victory over Limerick in Market’s Field on Saturday afternoon. The hosts had led at the break through Lee-J Lynch, only for a dominant second-half to reap ...

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