Jack Neville

Mary I beat NUIG in Fitzgibbon cup thriller to advance to quarter final

By Jack Neville / February 1, 2018 /

In a winner takes all contest, champions Mary I overcame a valiant NUIG side by 1-20 to 2-15 to reach the quarter final stages of this years Fitzgibbon Cup. Aaron Gillane would be the scoring hero for Mary I, notching 0-12, with his return to the starting XV a welcome sight for Jamie Wall who is…

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UL pass CIT test to advance in Sigerson Cup

By Jack Neville / January 31, 2018 /

UL made it through to the last eight of the Sigerson Cup with a well deserved 2-13 to 1-11 victory over CIT on the UL grounds. They will now face the winners of UUJ and St Marys University who play today. The Limerick college started the brighter and had the first two points of the…

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UL begin Sigerson Cup campaign against CIT

By Jack Neville / January 30, 2018 /

Once again University of Limerick are the county’s sole representative in the Sigerson Cup. UL kick of their campaign by welcoming CIT to UL this Tuesday at 2pm. Unlike the Fitzgibbon Cup, the Sigerson is run on a straight knockout basis, so defeat for UL will mean they exit the competition at the first hurdle.…

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Mary I prove too strong for spirited Trinity side in Fitzgibbon Cup

By Jack Neville / January 26, 2018 /

Goals from Corry cousins Brian and Michael as well as another from Corkman Tim O’Mahony would prove to be the difference as Mary I got their Fitzgibbon Cup hopes back on track against Trinity yesterday in UL winning out on a scoreline of 3-20 to 3-12. In wintery conditions on the 4G pitch in UL,…

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Limerick look to gain promotion back to Division 3 of the League

By Jack Neville / January 26, 2018 /

Limerick open their League campaign this Saturday night in Portlaoise against a heavily fancied Laois side who will be hoping for an immediate return to Division 3. Manager Billy Lee couldn’t have asked for a more difficult start as he tries to embed a number of new players into the panel. For varying reasons, there…

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Mary I get Fitzgibbon Cup campaign back on track with victory over Trinity.

By Jack Neville / January 25, 2018 /

Defending champions put their loss to Carlow IT firmly behind them by overcoming Trinity by eight points today in the 4G pitch in UL. Mary I held a five point advantage at the break before opening up an eleven point advantage with 20 minutes gone in the second half. Trinity to their credit never gave…

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Limerick looking to get league challenge up and running as Laois visit Gaelic Grounds

By Jack Neville / January 25, 2018 /

Limerick begin their quest back to Division 1A once more this Sunday as they host Laois in the Gaelic Grounds. Limerick’s struggle in the competition over the last number of years is no secret and manager John Kiely will be desperate for his side to earn promotion to the top tier in the hope of…

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Mary I look to get Fitzgibbon cup hopes back on track

By Jack Neville / January 25, 2018 /

Reigning Champions Mary I host Trinity College Dublin today in the Fitzgibbon Cup, knowing their chances of retaining the title are on the line. Having won the title for the first time in 2016, the teaching college followed that up by beating IT Carlow comprehensively in the final last year to retain their title. However,…

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Conor Murray rewarded for continued excellence

By Jack Neville / January 24, 2018 /

After helping his side secure a home quarter final in the European Champions Cup, Conor Murray’s excellent form has seen him nominated for EPCR European Player of the Year 2018 award. The winner will receive the Anthony Foley Memorial trophy as well as one million air miles courtesy of Turkish Airways. Congratulations to Conor Murray…

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DCU grind out victory over LIT in Fitzgibbon Cup

By Jack Neville / January 23, 2018 /

DCU avenged last years quarter final loss at the hands of LIT with a thrilling 3-15 to 2-17 victory over the same opponents in Limerick earlier today. Fitz full time @DCUGAAAcademy 3-15 @LITSports 2-17 great to dig out win. Garda on Thursday. @HigherEdGAA — DCU Dóchas Éireann (@DCUGAAAcademy) January 22, 2018 The home side had…

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