Jack Neville

WATCH: Ireland record first ever home win over All Blacks

By Jack Neville / November 18, 2018 /

Ireland have written history after defeating the All Blacks 16-9 in the Avila Stadium last night.  After picking up their first ever victory over New Zealand in 2016 in Soldier Field, last night was the nations first win over the All Blacks in Ireland. Munster’s Peter O’Mahony was unquestionably Man of the Match in a…

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Na Piarsaigh lose out in Munster decider

By Jack Neville / November 18, 2018 /

Na Piarsaigh have been beaten in the Munster Hurling Championship for the first time after been beaten by Ballygunner in the Munster final today. The final score in Thurles saw the Waterford side secure a second Munster title with a 2-14 to 2-8 victory. Ballygunner took a slender 1-7 to 1-6 lead into the break. …

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Disappointment for Tournafulla in Munster Championship

By Jack Neville / November 17, 2018 /

Tournafulla’s hopes of being crowned Munster Junior Hurling champions were ended today after being beaten 1-15 to 0-14 by Balinameela of Waterford in the semi finals of the competition. It brings to an end, a very successful year for the club who beat rivals Killeedy in the Limerick JAHC final last month. Tournafulla made the…

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WATCH: Limerick arrive in Boston for Fenway Hurling Classic

By Jack Neville / November 16, 2018 /

Limerick travel to Boston to take part in this years Fenway Hurling Classic as All Ireland Champions. On Sunday they face Wexford in the semi-final of the competition with either Cork and Clare awaiting the winners in the final. With a number of duties to undertake as All Ireland champions, some of the panel flew…

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Chris Farrell to return to Munster training as Alby Mathewson agrees contract extension

By Jack Neville / November 16, 2018 /

The Munster squad returned to training at the HPC in Limerick today as preparations started for the Guinness PRO14 clash away to Zebre on Sunday, November 25 (3.30pm Irish time). A number of players will return to full team training this week including Chris Farrell, Conor Oliver, Ronan O’Mahony, Calvin Nash and Jaco Taute. Sammy…

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Dan Leavy ruled out of New Zealand Test

By Jack Neville / November 16, 2018 /

Leinster’s Dan Leavy has been ruled out of tomorrow’s Autumn International test against New Zealand, with Josh Van Der Flier coming into the side at openside flanker. Leavy was named to start in the place of Sean O’Brien who picked up an injury against Argentina last weekend. Van der Flier was originally named to start…

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LISTEN: Shane Dowling looking to create “Something special” Sunday

By Jack Neville / November 15, 2018 /

Na Piarsaigh face old foes Ballygunner this Sunday in a repeat of the 2017 Munster Club Hurling Final. Na Piarsaigh will be looking to join Cork’s Blackrock on top of the Roll of Honour in the Munster Championship. For Shane Dowling, this will be chance to face their Waterford rivals after missing last years decider…

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Schmidt rings the changes for All Blacks Test

By Jack Neville / November 15, 2018 /

Joe Schmidt has made four changes to his Ireland side to face New Zealand this weekend. Ireland welcome the world champions to the AvivaStadium this Saturday at 6.30pm Into the side come Garry Ringrose, Rob Kearney, Devin Toner and Dan Leavy. Ringrose and Leavy come into the team at the expense of injured pair Robbie…

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WATCH: “You do get goose bumps when you see it” Sean Finn on Limerick DVD

By Jack Neville / November 15, 2018 /

On August 19, 2018, Limerick bridged a 45-yar gap to finally recapture the Liam MacCarthy Cup for the first time since 1973. After five final losses since that last victory, John Kiely’s side overcame Galway in this year’s epic final to bring about scenes of unrivalled joy across the county. The outpour of emotion that…

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Lineout improvement is essential for Ireland this Saturday against All Blacks

By Jack Neville / November 15, 2018 /

After a brace of wins against Argentina and Italy over the past fortnight, the real test awaits Ireland this Saturday as they welcome the back to back world Champions New Zealand to the Aviva. Ireland have firmly established themselves as the second-best team in the World and the gap between Joe Schmidt’s men and the…

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