Jack Neville

Keith Earls returns as Johann Van Graan names side to face Racing 92

By Jack Neville / April 20, 2018 /

Limping off injured on St Patricks day in Twickenham, Keith Earls season looked certain to be over after sustaining a knee injury. But credit to the Moyross man who has battled back to be fit for this Sunday’s Champions Cup semi final against Racing 92 in Bordeoux. Earls is one of 9 changes to the…

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WATCH: Ticket details announced for 2020 JP McManus Pro-Am in Adare

By Jack Neville / April 20, 2018 /

The world-renowned JP McManus Pro-Am is returning to Adare Manor in 2020 with the Official Twitter page for the event releasing a short video detailing the 6th edition of the prestigious event. The Pro-Am will take place on the 6th and 7th of July 2020, with the worlds best golfers and well-known celebrities expected to…

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Limerick SHC kicks-off this weekend

By Jack Neville / April 20, 2018 /

This weekend sees the return of the Limerick Senior Hurling Championship with a number of mouth-watering ties to look forward to. Na Piarsaigh will once again enter the championship as favourites, little over a month removed from their All Ireland final loss to Cuala after an enthralling replay. However, Na Piarsaigh, despite recent dominance, are…

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Nominees for Munster Rugby player of the year revealed

By Jack Neville / April 19, 2018 /

The 2018 Munster Rugby Awards, take place as part of a lunchtime event at the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs in Cork on Wednesday, April 25, with the nominations for Irish Independent Munster Rugby Player of the Year now finalised. All profits raised from the event will be donated to the Irish Heart Foundation, Munster Rugby’s…

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Reports that Simon Zebo may be set to start from the bench in Bordeaux

By Jack Neville / April 19, 2018 /

Simon Zebo will need to fight to keep his place in Munster’s starting line-up for this Sunday’s Champions Cup semi-final against his future club Racing 92, reports the Irish Examiner. Head Coach Johann van Graan is set to name his starting side tomorrow afternoon for Sunday’s semi-final showdown in Bordeaux. Zebo has struggled for fitness…

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WATCH – Johann van Graan on lessons learned from U Arena loss

By Jack Neville / April 19, 2018 /

Munster head coach Johann van Graan discusses his sides loss to Racing 92 the pool stages of the competition ahead of the sides renewing rivalries in the semi-final. The South African says his side need to make the most of their opportunities on Sunday. “We had one opportunity of an inside pass that didn’t go to…

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Limerick bow out of Munster Minor Football Championship

By Jack Neville / April 19, 2018 /

Limerick bowed out of the Munster minor football championship following a 2-12 to 1-11 defeat to Tipperary after extra time in Newcastle West last evening. The home side found themselves 1-4 to 1-3 ahead at the break, thanks, in part, to a Dylan Moloney goal late on. Tipperary held a late lead following a positive…

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State of play after two rounds in the Limerick SFC

By Jack Neville / April 18, 2018 /

After an exciting opening two rounds of the Limerick SFC, there is now a 14-week break until the next round of fixtures, with the Limerick SHC taking centre stage over the next fortnight before all attention turns to the resumption of the Inter-County championships. Some teams have all but guaranteed passage to the knockout stages…

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Limerick host Tipperary in Munster minor football championship play-off

By Jack Neville / April 18, 2018 /

Limerick welcome Tipperary to Newcastle West this evening at 6.30pm in the Munster minor championship, knowing that defeat will spell the end of their campaign. Limerick come into the game on the back of a disappointing 3-13 to 2-9 loss to Clare last week. Whoever comes out on top tonight will travel to Waterford next…

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LISTEN: Treaty Talk S02E10 with Sporting Limerick and Matt O’Callaghan

By Jack Neville / April 13, 2018 /

The past week has seen plenty sporting action across the county with the Limerick SFC to the fore. Last years champions Adare and finalists Newcastle West are the only sides with 100\% records after the opening two rounds. With the weather causing fixture disruption, there are still two games to be played with St Kierans…

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