Author: Raffaele Rocca

Limerick claim Co-op Superstores title as Gillane shines with

Patrickswell’s Aaron Gillane lands 0-8 as Limerick claim first silverware under John Kiely. It was John Kiely’s Limerick side that emerged victorious in the Co-Op Superstores Munster hurling league final with a 0-16 to 0-10 victory over Clare at the Gaelic Grounds. Despite the game representing the culmination of a preseason tournament, there was no lack of intensity between the closest of local rivals. John Kiely’s side saw six changes from the side that defeated Kerry by ten points in the last round but the changes didn’t disrupt the side as Limerick opened well with Gillane opening the scoring on...

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Munster squander late lead but escape Paris with crucial point

Munster squander late lead but escape Paris with crucial point and destiny in their own hands. Munster had to settle for a losing bonus point as some poor game management in the dying minutes saw Racing 92 earn a thrilling 34-30 win but sees the visitors claim a crucial bonus point that keeps the group very much in their own hands. Conor Murray’s long-range penalty edged his side two points ahead with five minutes to play but straight from the restart former Munster man Donnacha Ryan won a penalty – when Munster could’t resist reefing the ball back illegally...

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WATCH: Mike Prendergast expects Munster ‘to pull through’ in tight game

WATCH: Mike Prendergast expects Munster ‘to pull through’ in tight game. Former Munster scrum half and Heineken Cup winner Mike Prendergast is tipping Johann van Graan’s side to dig deep into their European reserves and edge Racing 92 in a tight affair. Now plying his trade at Oyonnax, Prendergast says that Racing 92 are coming into this game in better shape that in any of their previous encounters. “It will be tight, It’s actually a harder one than any of the last three to call from a point of view of consistency. Racing probably haven’t gone into any of...

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John Kiely makes five changes as Limerick face Clare in Co-op League Final

John Kiely makes 5 changes as Limerick get set to face Clare in Munster Hurling League Final. There are five changes to the Limerick side from their victory over Kerry as they aim to land some pre-season hurling silverware – in the form of the Co-op Superstores Munster hurling league final – tomorrow against Clare in the Gaelic Grounds. Effin’s Nickie Quaid starts in goal with the experienced Seamus Hickey in front of him at full-back. The Ahane brothers of Dan and Tom Morrissey line out at centre-back and wing-forward respectively with Gearoid Hegarty coming in at corner-forward. Barry...

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LISTEN: John Tuohy to use National League to build for Championship

LISTEN: John Tuohy to use National League to build for Championship. Limerick begin their Littlewoods Ireland National League campaign against Dublin in Rathkeale on Sunday with a 2pm throw in. Limerick have performed well in the last three League campaigns, reaching the Semi-Finals on each occasion but have yet to make the breakthrough to reach a Final at any of those attempts. Manager John Tuohy says they are going to use the league to build for a the championship. “We are going to take it our stride. It’s going to be a very long season but ultimately we are preparing for championship...

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