Jack Neville

WATCH: Johann van Graan “We are looking forward to the opportunity to play against the champions”

By Jack Neville / May 16, 2018 /

WATCH: JvG “We’re looking forward to the opportunity to play against the champions” Munster head coach JvG agrees that Leinster are favourites coming into this weekend’s Pro 14 semi-final after they secured the Champions Cup last  weekend with a hard fought win over Racing 92 in Bilbao. Racing eliminated Munster in the semi finals of…

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WATCH: Peter O’Mahony “everyone is looking forward to the challenge”

By Jack Neville / May 16, 2018 /

Strangely, this Saturday’s Pro 14 semi-final will be veteran Munster forward Peter O’Mahony’s first game at Leinster’s home ground. With Munster facing Leinster a number of times in the Aviva over the past couple of years, this game is unique in its setting at the RDS . It was also be Leinster’s first game since…

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WATCH: Declan Hannon says Limerick have “a squad who are able to compete”

By Jack Neville / May 14, 2018 /

Limerick captain Declan Hannon talks Munster Championship preparation. This summer will see the first taste of the revamped Munster Hurling championship structure. Limerick open their account against Tipperary on May 20 in the Gaelic Grounds. The following week Limerick are given a break before three consecutive weekends of Championship action. This new format will provide…

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WATCH: Declan Hannon “We’re quite resilient this year, there’s a real desire to win”

By Jack Neville / May 12, 2018 /

On May 20 Limerick welcome Tipperary to the Gaelic Grounds in the opening game of the 2018 Munster Championship. With the restructure of the championship both sides will know how crucial it will be to pick up an opening day win. Limerick haven’t reached a Munster final since 2014 but have called up a number…

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WATCH: Limerick senior football manager Billy Lee on MFC opener

By Jack Neville / May 11, 2018 /

Billy Lee is aware of the challenge that faces his Limerick side this Saturday night as they welcome Clare to the Gaelic Grounds in the Munster Football Championship opener. Clare will enter the game as heavy favourites after impressing in division 2 of the league while Limerick struggled in the bottom tier. However, Lee is…

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“It makes a big difference when there is a good positive atmosphere and when there’s a good crowd.” – Tommy Barret ahead of St Pats clash

By Jack Neville / May 11, 2018 /

Limerick entertain St Patrick’s Athlethic tonight at the Markets Field in a crucial SSE Aitricity Premier Division clash. Limerick lie second from bottom in the table on 13 points and are coming off the back of a loss to table toppers Cork City in the last game. However, Tommy Barrett is optimistic of his sides…

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LISTEN – Treaty Talk S02E14 with Sporting Limerick and Matt O’Callaghan

By Jack Neville / May 11, 2018 /

We review what was a very busy week of hurling in the county. We look back on Limerick’s successful start to the Munster U21 hurling championship and Kilmallock’s 8th County U21 title. Also discussed is Limerick’s disappointing loss to Tipperary in the Munster Camogie Championship semi-final. We talk about the revamped Mackey stand in the…

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Sport Ireland findings show “43% of the population regularly participate in sport”

By Jack Neville / May 11, 2018 /

“43% of the population regularly participate in sport”- Sport Ireland Publishes Findings of 2017 Irish Sports Monitor. The findings of the Irish Sports Monitor (ISM) Report for 2017 were published by Sport Ireland today. The report, which is into its the seventh edition, measures adult participation in sport and physical activity and compares it with…

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Volunteers needed for Limerick v Tipperary clash in Munster Championship

By Jack Neville / May 11, 2018 /

Limerick welcome Tipperary to the Gaelic Grounds on May 20 in the opening round of the 2018 Munster hurling championship. The game is expected to attract a huge attendance with over 10,000 tickets sold for the game within the first day of release. The senior game is set for throw in at 2pm while the…

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Limerick GAA weekend fixtures released

By Jack Neville / May 11, 2018 /

Limerick GAA Weekend Fixtures Get a full roundup of the upcoming fixtures in the Limerick GAA calendar below. Friday 11th May County Hurling League Division 1 Round 3 Ahane v Doon in Mackey Park at 7pm East G.A.A. East Senior Hurling Championship Quarter Finals Ahane v Doon in Ahane at 7.15pm Pallasgreen v South Liberties…

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