Month: July 2018

WATCH: Limerick claw back from six down to book All Ireland spot in thriller

By Raffaele Rocca / July 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

A heroic and brilliant Limerick battled back from 6 points down with 9 minutes remaining to advance to the All Ireland final on a score of 3-32 to 2-31 in what was a game for the ages, an epic. The opening four minutes were frantic with a tit for tat sequence of scores started by…

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LISTEN: Declan Hannon relishing “ferocious” Cork challenge

By Jack Neville / July 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Having burst onto the scene with Ard Scoil Rís, Declan Hannon was thrust straight into the senior team on his first year out of minor. Originally he was played in various position in the forward line where he demonsrated aspects of his promise but never made people stand up and take notice. When John Kiely…

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LISTEN: Up for the match playlist with analysis of Limerick v Cork

By Raffaele Rocca / July 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Whether you are hopping on the train or bus or driving the car up the motorway to the game on Sunday, why not have a listen back to some of the best analysis and coverage of the big game. You will hear from Limerick manager John Kiely, captain Declan Hannon, Tom Morrissey and selector Brian…

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LISTEN: Brian Geary “It’s very much onwards and upwards” for Limerick Hurlers

By Jack Neville / July 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Brian Geary knows how hard it is to reach an All-Ireland final. He was a vital cog in the 2007 Limerick team, the last side to reach the All-Ireland decider. He is also well aware of the expectations of the Limerick faithful and the difficulties of dealing with these high expectations. Anticipation is at feverpitch…

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LISTEN: Brian Geary says “grounded” Limerick are relishing Croke Park challenge

By Jack Neville / July 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Brian Geary was part of the last Limerick side to reach an All-Ireland final back in 2007 where they were beaten by a Kilkenny side who would go on to annex four consecutive titles. Since then Limerick have threatened at various junctures to reach the promised land but have came up short on each occasion,…

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Listen: Limerick FC manager Tommy Barrett delighted with victory over Waterford

By Adrian Finnin / July 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC manager Tommy Barrett was delighted with his side’s 2-1 victory over Waterford FC at the Markets Field on Friday night. A first half penalty from Billy Dennehy gave Limerick the lead after Tommy Holland had saved a Paul Keegan spot-kick after Eoin Wearen was sent off for a foul on Noel Hunt. Former…

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WATCH: Sunday Game montage for Limerick v Cork is a piece of art

By Raffaele Rocca / July 27, 2018 / 2 Comments

With anticipation building in both counties ahead of Sunday’s semi final at Croke Park, the team at the Sunday Game have outdone themselves with this superb opening montage for the game. Sit back and enjoy. Young Offenders or The Rubber Bandits? Potato pie or gravy chips? Cork or Limerick? Green and red under a blue…

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Limerick FC claim win against Waterford

By Adrian Finnin / July 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick FC secured a superb 2-1 victory over Waterford FC at the Markets Field on Friday night thanks to a goal in each half from Billy Dennehy and captain Shane Duggan either side of a Bastien Hery equaliser. Both teams were reduced to ten men as Eoin Wearen and David Webster were sent off. With…

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WATCH – Limerick remain unchanged for trip to Croke Park

By Luke Liddy / July 27, 2018 / 1 Comment

John Kiely has decided to stick with the same starting fifteen that saw off Kilkenny in the All Ireland quarter-final for this weekend’s last four clash with Munster Champions Cork. Limerick’s bench may again play a big part in what should be a tight affair, Kevin Downes and Tom Condon return to the match day…

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WATCH – All Ireland hurling semi-finals preview

By Luke Liddy / July 27, 2018 / 3 Comments

Former Limerick hurlers Ollie Moran and Ciarán Carey speak to Matt O’Callaghan along with past players Ollie Canning of Galway, Clare’s Darrach Honan and Brian Corcoran of Cork. Our distinguished guests discuss how they think that this weekend’s action at Croke Park will go as well as giving their views the new championship format. Like, subscribe…

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