Tipperary striker and rising Peake Villa star Ronan McGuire signs for Limerick FC

Brian McDonnell


Brian McDonnell



Ronan McGuire

Ronan McGuire pictured accepting the 2016-17 Peake Villa youth player of the year award from club schoolboy chairman Paul Twomey.

Tipperary South & District League club Peake Villa have announced that rising star Ronan McGuire has signed for League of Ireland club Limerick FC - the Thurles man will feature on the Limerick FC under-19 squad this season.

Ronan McGuire, who will turn 18 in March, joined Peake Villa at the age of six.

Last season, while playing for the Peake Villa youth team, junior A team and junior B team Ronan McGuire scored more than sixty goals during an extraordinary campaign. The striker inspired the Peake Villa B team to the TSDL division three title and also featuring in Peake Villa's exciting FAI Junior Cup campaign last season.

A statement released by the club reads as follows: “The time has come for Ronan to move up another level which the club has no doubt he will take in his stride. The club's chairman and all the committee, the players and supporters wish Ronan the very best with his new club”.


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