Jack Neville

Limerick Legend Paul O’Connell one of eight new inductees into UL Sports Hall of Fame

By Jack Neville / September 24, 2018 /

Eight outstanding sportspeople were inducted into the UL Sports Hall of Fame this Saturday 22nd September.  This is the third set of inductees to be recognised bringing to 31 the number of athletes honoured as UL Sports Hall of Fame members, since its’ the launch in 2013. The Hall of Fame serves as a permanent tribute…

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LISTEN: Paul Beary looking forward to ‘business end of the season”

By Jack Neville / September 24, 2018 /

For Paul Beary, it has been a brilliant first campaign in charge of Na Piarsaigh thus far. A place in the semi-finals of the Limerick SHC was earned with relative ease after Na Piarsaigh topped Group . Last Sunday, Na Piarsaigh cemented their place in the last four of the championship with a 1-21 to…

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JP McManus donates €100,000 to every county board in the country

By Jack Neville / September 24, 2018 /

JP McManus has donated €100,000 to every Gaelic Games county board in Ireland to be divided equally among their local clubs. The €3.2million gesture has been made on the back of Limerick’s All-Ireland Hurling Championship win this year McManus has been a main sponsor of Limerick GAA for years and is heavily involved in sport,…

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Weekly Limerick Racing News

By Jack Neville / September 24, 2018 /

Limerick Racing News The going was heavy at Gowran Park on Saturday and Drogbeg Dream relished the deep ground in the Gowran Park Race for Clogher trainer Austin Leahy. The three-year-old filly stayed on strongly down the nearside rail under Shane Foley to edge out odds-on favourite Burning Question by two and a half lengths.  Other Racing News…

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LISTEN: “We know its going to be very difficult”-Richie English

By Jack Neville / September 24, 2018 /

After playing his part in Limerick’s All Ireland triumph, Richie English was once again in imperious form yesterday, this time for his club Doon as they booked their place in the final four of the Limerick SHC. Doon entered their game with Kilmallock as underdogs but took the game to the 2014 County champions and…

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LISTEN: “We are just looking to improve day on day” -William O’Donoghue

By Jack Neville / September 24, 2018 /

Na Piarsaigh booked their place in the Semi-Finals of the Limerick SHC yesterday with an impressive 1-21 to 1-11 victory over the 2016 county champions Patrickswell in the Gaelic Grounds. In truth the game was never in question as an early Peter Casey goal settled the reigning champions. Na Piarsaigh topped Group 1 with nine…

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Na Piarsaigh and Doon Semi Final bound as SHC knockout stages confirmed

By Jack Neville / September 24, 2018 /

County Champions Na Piarsaigh and Doon secured big wins on Sunday to book their place in the last four of the Limerick SHC. Patrickswell and Kilmallock are in the quarter finals and will play South Liberties and Murroe-Boher respectively. South Liberties topped group two and will play their hurling in the top tier in 2019.…

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Double header in conjunction with McMahons Builders Providers

By Jack Neville / September 22, 2018 /

As announced earlier in the week Sporting Limerick will be livestreaming the Limerick SHC double header this Sunday in the Gaelic Grounds. The opening game sees Na Piarsaigh face Patrickswell while Doon and Kilmallock do battle in the second game. The livestreaming of the games is kindly being sponsored by McMahon Builders Providers. The four…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown EP58 with Sporting Limerick and Three Red Kings

By Jack Neville / September 21, 2018 /

After Munster’s impressive 49-13 victory against the Ospreys in Cork last Friday night, we review the positive aspects from the game as Johann van Graan’s side got back on track in the Pro 14. We discuss the impact of the squad depth in Munster at the minute as Joey Carberry impressed on his full debut…

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All Ireland winners return to club action with three county titles on the line

By Jack Neville / September 21, 2018 /

After the heroics of the squad in last Sunday’s All Ireland final, many of John Ryan’s victorious Limerick panel will tog out for their clubs this weekend with the Limerick Ladies Senior, Intermediate and Junior titles all up for grabs over the next couple of days.  The action begins on Friday evening under lights with…

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