Jack Neville

WATCH: van Graan and O’Mahony speak after “brilliant occasion for Irish rugby”

By Jack Neville / October 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster’s first clash with the reigning European and Pro 14 champions Leinster ended in defeat on Saturday with a 30-22 loss inflicted on the men in red. Despite the scoreline, Munster can feel aggrieved in a number of officiating calls and looked bright against the form team in Europe throughout the game.  Speaking after the…

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Limerick SHC semis confirmed as Kilmallock and Patrickswell run riot in QFs

By Jack Neville / October 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

It will be repeat meetings in the Limerick SHC Semi Finals after Kilmallock and Patrickswell negotiated their respective Quarter Final clashes with the top two in Group 2 of the Limerick SHC. Kilmallock will now face current Limerick kingpin’s Na Piarsaigh in the last four while Doon will take on Patrickswell next weekend. Kilmallock put…

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Adare and Ballylanders to meet in SFC decider after semi final victories

By Jack Neville / October 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Adare and Ballylanders to meet in SFC decider after semi final victories. Reigning champions Adare will face Ballylanders in this years Limerick Senior Football Championship decider which will be played on the weekend of October 20/21. Adare secured their place in the decider with a win over Monaleen on Friday while Ballylanders overcame Newcastle on…

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WATCH: Stander hoping Munster “produce it again this weekend”

By Jack Neville / October 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

After a somewhat mixed beginning to the season, Munster now face into a hectic and crucial period in their campaign. On Saturday they face leinster before opening their champions cup season the following week against Exeter Chiefs. Last weekend, Munster demonstrated exactly what they are capable of, decimating Ulster in Thomond Park, notching nine tries…

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Limerick SFC Semi Final Previews

By Jack Neville / October 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

After the drama of last weekends Senior Football Championship Quarter Finals, the Semi Finals of the competition take place this weekend. On Friday night, reigning county champions Adare face Monaleen under lights in Mick Neville Park. The following evening, Newcastle West take on Ballylanders in the same venue. Adare v Monaleen Friday October 6 in…

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WATCH: Andrew Conway focused on “performing for Munster”

By Jack Neville / October 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster travel to the Aviva this Saturday to take on rivals Leinster in the Pro 14, just a week removed from the recommencement of the Champions Cup. Leinster are the current holders of both competitions but will be up against one of their own in Joey Carbery for the first time this Saturday. Another man…

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GAA propose radical rule changes to Gaelic Football

By Jack Neville / October 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

The GAA’S Standing Committee on the Playing Rules has issued a list of proposed experimental rule changes for Gaelic Football. The SCPR now plans to engage in a consultation process in relation to these rules during the month of October and will hold detailed discussions with players, coaches, referees and officials. If approved by Coiste…

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Mixed results for Limerick sides in Basketball

By Jack Neville / October 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

In the Basketball Ireland, Men’s Division 1, the UL Sports Eagles got their first win of the season under their belts, with a big derby win over neighbours LIT. A 34-point display from American Tarchee Brown helped the visitors into a 37-45 point lead at half time, and they didn’t look back from there, driving…

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Limerick SHC quarter final double header preview

By Jack Neville / October 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

There is a Limerick SHC Quarter Final double header down for decision this Sunday in the Gaelic Grounds. In the first game of the day, last year’s Premier Intermediate champions Murroe Boher face Kilmallock which is followed by the meeting of Group 2 table toppers South Liberties and Patrickswell. Doon and Na Piarsaigh await the…

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Weekly Limerick racing news with Castletown rider Billy Lee to the fore

By Jack Neville / October 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Castletown rider Billy Lee was in terrific form at Fairyhouse on Monday as he helped himself to a 71-1 double, which included winning the feature Ballyhane Blenheim Stakes on the Willie McCreery-trained Lethal Promise. The two-year-old filly, owned by Irish National Stud Breeding & Racing Club, made most of the running on…

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