Jack Neville

LISTEN: Kiely aware of “real challenge” awaiting Limerick in Ennis

By Jack Neville / March 1, 2019 /

Limerick travel to Cusack Park this Sunday for round five of the National Hurling League. Limerick will not be short on motivation heading to Ennis after last years heavy defeat in the Munster championship. Limerick manager John Kiely is under no illusion of the task at hand for his team. “Everytime you go to Ennis…

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Munster announce side to face Scarlets

By Jack Neville / March 1, 2019 /

Munster Head Coach, Johann van Graan has named his Munster XV to face the Scarlets in the Guinness Pro 14 tomorrow. Billy Holland captains Munster with seven changes to the side that defeated Ospreys last Friday night. Centre Rory Scannell returns to the starting XV for his 100th Munster appearance and will become the youngest…

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Limerick name team for Derry visit

By Jack Neville / March 1, 2019 /

Limerick welcome Derry to the Gaelic Grounds this Saturday hoping to pick up their third win of the campaign against a Derry side who have a 100% record in the competition. Billy Lee has named his side for the clash and there is one change the team that lost out to Leitrim last time out.…

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Limerick man captains Irish Pool team to European glory

By Jack Neville / February 25, 2019 /

Limerick man Neil Madigan captianed the Irish Pool team to victory in the recent European 8-Ball Pool Championships. Held in the Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney, the six-man team defeated France in France in the final 8-6, to bring to an end the six day tournament. The team consited of Eoin Collins (Shannon, Co.Clare), Mike Moriarty…

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Trial stakes underway for Con & Annie Kirby Memorial

By Jack Neville / February 25, 2019 /

Trial Stakes underway as ‘bigger and better’ Con & Annie Kirby Memorial 2019 is marked at Limerick’s Gaelic Grounds The countdown to the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial Stake 2019 is now well underway. The past six years of the competition have seen Limerick GAA clubs share in the event fund, with each of the…

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WATCH: Kiely rues missed chances against Cork

By Jack Neville / February 25, 2019 /

Limerick suffered their first defeat of the 2019 season yesterday with a 2-21 to 1-21 loss to Cork in the Gaelic Grounds. For Limerick a slow start would be the downfall with Cork racing out to a 1-10 to 0-4 lead within the opening quarter of an hour. Limerick battled hard to their credit and…

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Ladies footballers impress with win up north

By Jack Neville / February 25, 2019 /

After A blistering start to the league in the wake of their All-Ireland success, Limerick suffered their first defeat since last June at the hands of Cork in the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday. After falling behind by as many as nine in the opening half, Limerick battled back to level late on but never got…

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WATCH: Limerick manager Nash looking to ‘build on’ and ‘kick on’ ahead of Galway

By Jack Neville / February 24, 2019 /

The Limerick camogie side came up just short against Kilkenny today in the Gaelic Grounds, losing 1-12 to 0-14. In spite of the loss, Limerick will face Galway in the semi-final of the League after winning their opening three rounds of the competition. For the most part, Limerick can be happy with their performance with…

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John Ryan’s Ladies Footballers get back to winning ways in Fermanagh

By Jack Neville / February 24, 2019 /

All-Ireland champions had an impressive 2-9 to 1-8 win over Fermanagh in Ederney on Saturday, as they bounced back from defeat to Carlow in the previous round. Limerick started the brighter and had the opening three points of the game within the opening six months as they settled quickly after a 300km journey. Mairead Kavanagh…

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Late Kilkenny strike condenms Limerick Camogie to first League defeat

By Jack Neville / February 24, 2019 /

Declan Nash’s camogie side suffered their first defeat of the season in the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday at the hands of Kilkenny losing by the smallest of margins, 1-12 to 0-14. Limerick were level six times during the game but lost out to a last minute Michelle Quilty strike. Despite the result, Limerick are through…

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