Jack Neville

Na Piarsaigh and Patrickswell advance in the Limerick SHC

By Jack Neville / September 23, 2017 /

Na Piarsaigh are the first side into the Limerick Senior Hurling Championship after a thrilling 2-18 to 2-14 in the Gaelic Grounds this evening. Nap started much stronger and held a 1-8 to 0-3 point lead midway through the half. Doon rallied and a goal on the stroke of half time reduced the deficit to…

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Glasgow Warriors inflict a first defeat on Munster in the Pro 14

By Jack Neville / September 23, 2017 /

Glasgow Warriors turned on the style last night running in four tries in Scoutstoun to condemn Munster to a 37-10 defeat. The defeat ends Munster’s 100\% start to the season as Glasgow continue to impress under new Head Coach Dave Rennie. From the beginning of the game, Glasgow looked to spread the ball wide as…

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St Senan’s reach Intermediate football final

By Jack Neville / September 23, 2017 /

St Senans quest to return to the senior ranks in Limerick football took a massive step forward last night as they overcame Claughan 4-12 to 2-6 to reach a third Intermediate final in 4 years. Senans started the game the much brighter of the sides and held a commanding 0-6 to 0-2 lead after 20…

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Massive Saturday of hurling in the Gaelic Grounds

By Jack Neville / September 23, 2017 /

This weekend will be the second consecutive Saturday with a Limerick SHC double header in the Gaelic Grounds. Like last weekends clashes, both games will be broadcast live on Eir Sport. Doon v Na Piarsaigh Saturday September 23 in Gaelic Grounds @3pm First up on Saturday is the semi final clash between Doon and Na…

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Limerick SFC and IFC heat up this weekend with first semi final fixtures

By Jack Neville / September 22, 2017 /

The two pre-season favourites for the Limerick SFC meet this weekend in the first of the SFC semi finals. Last years champions Monaleen square off with 2015 winners Newcastle West on Sunday in Kilmallock. On Friday there is a meeting between St Senans and Claughan in the Intermediate football in Mick Neville Park. Newcastle West…

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“I just don’t know what it will take for them to get their hands on the Sam Maguire.”

By Jack Neville / September 19, 2017 /

12 months ago, Dublin, seeking a second All Ireland title on the trot squared off with Mayo, who were looking for a first triumph since 51′, on the GAA’s flagship Sunday. After sealing a draw in the original game, Mayo would lose out by a solitary point in the replay to continue their years of…

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Rathkeale face Ballysteen in senior relegation decider

By Jack Neville / September 15, 2017 /

This year’s Senior County Championship Relegation Play-Off takes places tonight in Newcastle West between Rathkeale and Ballysteen at 6.15pm. Both sides finished bottom of their respective groups with a combined total of three points. For Rathkeale, their campaign began brightly with a narrow loss to last seasons champions Monaleen followed by an impressive draw against…

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LISTEN: Sporting Limerick previews Ladies Football Finals

By Jack Neville / September 15, 2017 /

LISTEN: Sporting Limerick previews big weekend of Ladies Football Finals. Gerald Griffins v Groody Gaels Saturday 16 September at 9am in Knockainey Gerald Griffins play Groody Gaels on Saturday at 9am in the County Junior Final. This game has received a world of attention due to the throw in time, which had been moved to…

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Pat Donnelly – “They’ve proved what we always knew they were, a very good team and it’s great for the county.”

By Jack Neville / September 12, 2017 /

Limerick are U21 All-Ireland Champions for the second time in three years. On Saturday last, Limerick were simply too powerful for Kilkenny as they sealed the triumph with a 0-17 to 0-11 victory over the cats. In truth, Limeick were in control from start to finish and were complete value for the win. Limerick emerged…

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Kyle Hayes -“Hopefully in a few years we can push on and get a senior one.”

By Jack Neville / September 11, 2017 /

Limerick won their seventh All-Ireland U21 last Saturday after a comprehensive victory over the Eddie Brennan managed Cats. Heading into the game there was little to choose between the sides. Kilkenny steamrolled through Leinster before putting Derry to the sword in the semi final, winning by an incredible 52 points. Limerick on the other hand…

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