Benjamin Geary

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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“We’ve improved but we’ll have to keep working in training” – Donal Ryan on Ladies semi-final loss

By Benjamin Geary / June 14, 2021 /

The Limerick Ladies Division 4 run came to an end on Sunday as they fell to a 4-12 to 2-7 loss at the hands of Leitrim in the league semi-final. Donal Ryan’s side were made to rue a slow start that had them trailing by 15 at the half. Limerick battled valiantly in the second…

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Kevin Denihan announces Limerick Minor Football Squad for 2021

By Benjamin Geary / June 14, 2021 /

The 2021 Limerick Minor Football squad has been announced. The squad includes players from 14 different clubs across the county. Monaleen lead the way with six representatives while Fr Caseys have five and Newcastle have four. The team will be Vice-Captained by Galbally’s Cathal O’Mahony and Captained by Monaleen’s Darragh Murray. Kevin Denihan was announced…

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Kelly Slams criticisms of limericks “Boring” Playing Style

By Benjamin Geary / June 11, 2021 /

Former GAA President Sean Kelly agrees that any talk of Limerick’s hurling style being boring or damaging to the game is ‘horse manure’. The All Ireland champions are beginning to find their form for the first time this season, following a convincing win over Cork last weekend in the National League. Some critics have pointed…

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Limerick’s Daniel Okeke among Murphy’s 34-man Ireland Squad For U20 Six Nations

By Benjamin Geary / June 11, 2021 /

Head Coach Richie Murphy has today named a 34-man Ireland squad to travel to the upcoming 2021 U20 Six Nations Championship in Cardiff, including six players who were involved in last year’s championship. Munster back row Alex Kendellen has been appointed captain ahead of Ireland’s opening fixture against Scotland at Cardiff Arms Park on Saturday. Kendellen has already made his debut for…

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Upton scores but Spain deny Ireland a place in the EuroHockey Semis

By Benjamin Geary / June 9, 2021 /

Ireland’s EuroHockey hopes came to an abrupt end in Amsterdam on Wednesday as their final pool game against Spain results in a draw. The one all draw removed all possibility for the side to progress to the EuroHockey semis as Spain advance due to goal difference throughout their pool games. Ireland were given a superb…

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WATCH “It will be no easy game there” – Anthony O’Donnell looks ahead to Wexford

By Benjamin Geary / June 9, 2021 /

Treaty United rediscovered their winning ways prior to the mid season break against Bray Wanderers as they defeated the Wicklow side 2 – 0 in Markets Field. The Limerick side were coming off the back of an unexpected loss away to Cabinteeley two weeks prior. The game was anything but bland, referee Oliver Moran showed…

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Munster Rugby Players Suffer Burn Injuries in Fire Pit Accident

By Benjamin Geary / June 8, 2021 /

Munster Rugby’s weekley player injury update confirmed that several players suffered burn injuries of differing scales following a fire pit accident over the weekend. Mike Haley, CJ Stander, Damian de Allende and RG Snyman required treatment for superficial burns following a fire pit accident at the weekend. It is expected that Haley and Stander, who…

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Limerick Golf Club Launches Ladies Introduction to Golf Programme

By Benjamin Geary / June 4, 2021 /

In the past week, a significant milestone was reached regarding gender equality within one of Ireland’s most prestigious golf courses. The managing committee of Dublin’s Portmarnock Golf Club voted to drop its ‘Men-Only’ rule and allow women members for the first time in the club’s 126 year history. A programme that somewhat mirrors this significant…

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