Benjamin Geary

WATCH: Seanie Tobin Opens Up About his Retirement, Career and his Future as a Coach

By Benjamin Geary / June 18, 2021 /

Limerick’s Seanie Tobin announced his retirement from the game earlier this month due to ongoing injuries, the wing forward made the announcement via Twitter that he was bringing his extensive club and county career that spanned over three decades to an end. Tobin told Sporting Limerick’s Jack Neville, “Over the past couple of years it…

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Limerick’s Senior Camogie Team Announced for Clare Clash

By Benjamin Geary / June 18, 2021 /

Limerick Camogie have announced their 30-player match-day squad for the first fixture in the Munster Senior Camogie Championship. Limerick face Care this Saturday in Clarina at 3.30pm in the preliminary round of the Munster Championship. This will be the first time the two sides have met since their Littlewoods Ireland Division 3 League clash in…

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Dorothy Wall Secures Munster’s Women’s Player of the Year Award

By Benjamin Geary / June 17, 2021 /

Tipperary’s Dorothy Wall enjoyed an impressive season with some outstanding performances at both provincial and international level. Wall began her rugby career with Fethard & District RFC, before progressing through the Munster pathway which saw her achieve further success at under-age level. The Munster back-row lined out for Munster’s Women’s side during the 2019/2020 interprovincial…

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Craig Casey awarded Munster’s Young Player of the Year

By Benjamin Geary / June 17, 2021 /

Scrum half Craig Casey has been named Munster’s Young Player of the Year for his overall performance and form throughout the 2020/21 season. Casey was undoubtedly a stand out performer throughout Munster’s campaign this season featuring in 19 of Munster’s 25 fixtures, with 12 appearances as a starter. The Limerick native scored 4 tries and…

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2021/22 Heineken Champions Cup dates confirmed

By Benjamin Geary / June 17, 2021 /

Ahead of the official announcement of these agreements that will come at a future date, the 2021/22 will see some modifications to the Heineken Champions and Challenge Cup formats, in order to assist with its stakeholders’ forward planning. The 2021/22 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup will kick off next December with the last of…

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Limerick Hurling Fixture List (17th – 20th)

By Benjamin Geary / June 17, 2021 /

With competitive GAA back in full swing, we take a look at the upcoming hurling fixtures from across all the grades in Limerick over the next few days. The limit of 100 spectators still stands but there’s plenty to get stuck into from tonight until Sunday onwards. SOUTH SENIOR HURLING LEAGUE Gleann Rua CLG V…

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Limerick’s Greg O’Shea called up to Ireland 7’s Squad for Monaco

By Benjamin Geary / June 16, 2021 /

IRFU Director of Sevens and Women’s Rugby, Anthony Eddy, has made one injury-enforced change to his Ireland Men’s Sevens squad with Limerick’s and Shannon RFC’s Greg O’Shea travel with the squad instead of the injured Gavin Mullin. Ireland will be in action this weekend for the World Rugby Sevens Repechage in Monaco The tournament will see the…

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South of Ireland Amateur Open Championship returns this Summer after 2020 cancellation

By Benjamin Geary / June 15, 2021 /

The South of Ireland Amateur Open Championship returns to Lahinch Golf Club after a break of twenty-four months due to the cancellation of the tournament last year. The 119th hosting of the Championship commences on Wednesday 21st July and concludes on Sunday 25th July 2021. 150 of Ireland’s leading amateur golfers will play in the…

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John Kiely says Limerick “have a lot of work to do” ahead of July clash with Cork

By Benjamin Geary / June 14, 2021 /

Limerick concluded their League campaign with a big win over Westmeath at the weekend in Mullingar. The 3-26 to 0-18 win left Limerick 4th in Division 1A with two wins, two losses and a draw. After holding the title for two years, Limerick officially relinquished their crown at the weekend with manager John Kiely highlighting…

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Munster’s Coombes and Wycherley among 11 uncapped players named in Irish squad for Summer Series

By Benjamin Geary / June 14, 2021 /

Irish Head Coach Andy Farrell has named 11 uncapped players in his Ireland squad for the up coming Vodafone Summer Series, which features two Tests in July against Japan and the USA at the Aviva Stadium. Among the new recruits are Munster forwards Fineen Wycherley and Gavin Coombes who have undoubtedly stood out in both…

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