John Keogh

Slick Clare put Limerick to the sword

By John Keogh / May 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick bowed out of the Munster Senior Football Championship after falling to a 1-23 to 0-14 defeat at the Gaelic Grounds. Billy Lee’s side were behind from the third minute and despite a late rally in the first half, they never had enough to break down a slick Clare outfit. Limerick's warm-up is well underway…

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Watch – Munster lock Jean Kleyn looks ahead to Leinster game

By John Keogh / May 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

WATCH – Munster lock Jean Kleyn looks ahead to Leinster game Munster head in this weekend’s crunch game with Leinster at the RDS knowing that a defeat to their bitter rivals will end their season. Ahead of the Guinness Pro14 semi final, Munster’s Jean Kleyn previewed the game and said that despite their underwhelming recent…

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WATCH: “We’re looking forward to it but obviously with a bit of trepidation.”-John Kiely geared up for Munster championship opener

By John Keogh / May 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

“We’re looking forward to it but obviously with a bit of trepidation.”-John Kiely geared up for Munster championship opener. Limerick host Tipperary this Sunday at 2pm in the opening game of the 2018 Munster Hurling Championship. With a change in structure, each team is guaranteed four games in Munster. Limerick boss John Kiely, into his…

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WATCH: ” The past is the past and we have no control over that, we have every control over the future.”- John Kiely focused on the Munster Championship

By John Keogh / May 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

The new Munster championship gets its first run out this Sunday when Limerick welcome Tipperary to the Gaelic Grounds at 2pm. These sides met in the semi-final of the league where Tipperary needed extra time to see off a spirited treaty side. Limerick will take inspiration from that display as they go in search of…

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Watch – John Kiely praises panel strength ahead of Tipperary clash

By John Keogh / May 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

WATCH – John Kiely praises panel strength ahead of Tipperary clash Limerick manager John Kiely was full of praise for his panel ahead of his side’s opening game in the Munster Senior Hurling Championship this weekend at the Gaelic Grounds. Kiely said that everyone is fighting hard for a place in the starting lineup for…

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Munster focus switches to Pro14 derby with Ulster after European exit

By John Keogh / April 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

Following the disappointing defeat to Racing 92 in the Champions Cup semi final, Munster’s attentions turn back to the Guinness Pro14 and the derby clash with Ulster at Thomond Park this Saturday. Johann van Graan’s side have already secured a home quarter final in the competition and began preparations for Ulster’s visit to Limerick by…

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Spar 5s County Final for Limerick students

By John Keogh / April 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

  The Primary Schools 5s Programme is the largest of its kind in Ireland with over 30,000 boys and girls from all over the country hoping to reach the National Finals at the Aviva Stadium at the end of May. Only six schools will progress past Thursday’s final to the provincial decider next month. “As…

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WATCH: Favourites impress in opening round of Limerick SHC

By John Keogh / April 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

  There were no major surprises in the Credit Union Limerick Senior Hurling Championship Group 1 with opening day victories for Na Piarsaigh, Kilmallock and Patrickswell. The defending champions Na Piarsaigh got life under new manager Paul Beary off to a victorious start by beating Doon 4-15 to 1-16 at the Gaelic Grounds. Goals from…

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WATCH: Na Piarsaigh begin defence of SHC title with victory over Doon

By John Keogh / April 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Last season’s Credit Union senior hurling champions Na Piarsaigh have started the 2018 in winning fashion by beating Doon 4-15 to 1-16 in their Group 1 game at the Gaelic Grounds. A Conor Boylan goal had Na Piarsaigh 1-9 to 0-10 up at half time and further efforts from Shane Dowling and Ronan Lynch put…

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WATCH: Munster are out of Champions Cup after falling to Racing defeat

By John Keogh / April 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster’s hopes of making the 2018 Champions Cup Final an all Irish affair are over after they lost 27-22 to Racing 92 in Bordeaux. The French side went in for three tries in the opening 40 minutes with Teddy Thomas crossing twice and the winger also set up Maxime Machenaud for their third that helped…

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