Luke Liddy

WATCH – Jean Kleyn set piece and discipline key in Exeter game

By Luke Liddy / October 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Jean Kleyn set piece and discipline key in Exeter game. Munster lock Jean Kleyn is taking nothing for granted ahead of Saturday’s trip to Sandy Park. The South African says that Munster will need to keep the penalty count low and step up their set piece if they’re to get a result against Exeter. Kleyn…

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Strong Munster side named for Leinster clash with Carbery in line to face former club

By Luke Liddy / October 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Strong Munster side named for Leinster clash with Carbery in line to face former club. The Munster team to face Leinster at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday in the Guinness PRO14 has been named by Head Coach Johann van Graan. There are three changes to the side that secured a record PRO14 win over Ulster…

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Limerick hurlers to face Wexford Stateside

By Luke Liddy / October 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick hurlers to face Wexford Stateside. John Kiely’s Limerick senior hurlers have been drawn against Wexford in the semi-final of the Fenway Hurling Classic in Boston. The official draw was held at the Offices of Consulate General of Ireland in Boston on Wednesday October 3. Presiding over the Official Launch was Shane Cahill, Consul General…

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AIL Back in Full Swing this weekend

By Luke Liddy / October 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

AIL Back in Full Swing this weekend. Division 1 returns this weekend while division 2 continues into the second round. Three Limerick sides will fly the flag in the top tier this season with Garryowen, Shannon and Young Munster all competing at the highest level. Tom Hayes’ Shannon return to the division following promotion from…

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LISTEN – Treaty Talk EP39 With Sporting Limerick And Matt O’Callaghan

By Luke Liddy / October 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

The business ends of the Limerick Senior Hurling and Football Championships are upon us. We discuss the main points ahead of all of the action. Friday night sees the senior football semi-final stages get underway with a mouth watering encounter between holders Adare and Monaleen at Mick Neville Park. While on Saturday last year’s runners…

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Quality field announced for JT McNamara Ladbrokes Munster National

By Luke Liddy / October 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

28 entries were revealed for the JT McNamara Ladbrokes Munster National at Limerick racecourse on Sunday October 14, headed by the high class Alpha Des Obeaux, who was runner-up twelve months ago to Total Recall and subsequently claimed the Grade 2 Clonmel Oil Chase. Trainer Gordon Elliott has four other entrants including 2016 Irish Grand…

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WATCH – Vann Graan not relying on Carbery inside knowledge of Leinster

By Luke Liddy / October 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster boss Johann van Graan won’t be relying on information from new outhalf Joey Carbery to gain any advantage over rivals Leinster this Saturday. “I don’t believe that’s the way it should go in rugby. To me rugby is all about respect.” The Auckland born number 10 swapped blue for red this summer in order…

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Limerick hurler Kyle Hayes named GAA/GPA Player of the All-Ireland Final

By Luke Liddy / September 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Kyle Hayes scoops Player of The All-Ireland Hurling Final Award while Aaron Gillane collects August Player of the Month. Kildimo-Pallaskenry club man Kyle Hayes was honoured for his standout performance in last month’s All Ireland decider by being selected as the PwC GAA/GPA Player of the All-Ireland Final award. Hayes was a dominant force from the…

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WATCH – Rory Scannell on improving ahead of Ulster visit

By Luke Liddy / September 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster centre Rory Scannell admits that watching back the defeat to Cardiff Blues was difficult and all of the focus will now be on putting in a big performance against an unbeaten Ulster side in Limerick on Saturday. This weekend’s Pro 14 tie at Thomond Park represents Munster’s first inter-provincial derby of the season. Scannell…

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WATCH – Jerry Flannery on Munster’s Pro 14 start

By Luke Liddy / September 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster coach Jerry Flannery says that Munster’s away form has been disappointing but says it’s hard to gauge if it is an issue with consistency within the side at this early stage of the season. The southern province have enjoyed comprehensive victories in their opening two home games but have struggled on the road so…

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