The 34th annual Over 40s Soccer for Charity Tournament incorporating the Christy Ryan Memorial cup and the Joe Norris Memorial shield will be held this coming weekend, June 11/12, in Pearse Stadium, Janesboro. Since it was first introduced in 1982 this very popular event had grown in stature and is now recognised as being one of the outstanding sporting events to be held in the City.
The launch for this year’s tournament and draw was held in McLysaghts Bar, Mulgrave Street, kindly hosted by Denis O’Sullivan before a large attendance, which included Mr Jerry O’Dea, Metropolitan Mayor of Limerick.
SATURDAY, JUNE 11
Game 1: Athlunkard Villa v Star Rovers, 1.30pm - Pitch 1; Game 2: Prospect Priory v Janesboro, 1.30pm - Pitch 2; Game 3: Summerville Rovers v Aisling Annacotty, 2.15pm - Pitch 1; Game 4: Carew Park v Fairview Rangers, 2.15pm - Pitch 2; Game 5: Hyde Rangers v Shelbourne, 3pm - Pitch 1; Game 6: Shannon Hibernians v Kennedy Park, 3pm - Pitch 2;
Game 7: Granville Rangers v Fedamore Villa, 3.45pm - Pitch 1; Game 8: Geraldines v Ballynanty Rovers, 3.45pm - Pitch 2
Second Round: Winners Game 1 v Winners Game 2, 4.30pm - Pitch 1; Winners Game 3 v Winners Game 4, 4.30pm - Pitch 2; Winners Game 5 v Winners Game 6, 5.15pm - Pitch 1;
Winners Game 7 v Winners Game 8, 5.15 - Pitch 2
SUNDAY, JUNE 12
Christy Ryan Cup semi-finals - 2.15pm
Joe Norris Shield Final - 3pm
Christy Ryan Cup Final - 3.30pm