Jack Neville

Listen: Matt O’Callaghan previews Limerick SFC Round 4 with Sporting Limerick

By Jack Neville / August 4, 2017 /

Matt O’Callaghan previews Limerick SFC Round 4 with Sporting Limerick. The penultimate round of games in teh Limerick Senior Football Championship take place this weekend with a number of knockout places up for grabs. For other clubs, this weekend will determine whether they will be fighting for survival come the conclusion of the group. Group…

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Mixed reaction as New Balance unveil new Irish soccer jersey

By Jack Neville / August 2, 2017 /

After 23 years, it was announced earlier this year that Umbro would not be the official kit supplier to the Republic of Ireland national soccer team. It was revealed that American company New Balance would supply the new gear. Having already demonstrated their prowess with popular kits produced for Liverpool, Celtic and Shamrock Rovers, there…

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Castleconnell BC’s James Quinlan wins Rowing Gold in Belgium

By Jack Neville / August 1, 2017 /

Castleconnell BC’s James Quinlan wins rowing gold in Belgium. The Castletroy College student was an intrgral cog in the Rowing Ireland team that won the A Junior Gold Medal at the prestigious Coupe de la Jeunesse. The European Junior Rowing competition took place in Hazewinkel in Belgium over the past weekend. The team was made…

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Kilmallock continue Group 1 domination while Group 2 is all tied up

By Jack Neville / July 31, 2017 /

Limerick SHC Round 4 Review With a full round of fixtures over the weekend, the picture in the Limerick Senior Hurling Championship looks somewhat looks clearer with Kilmallock retaining their perfect record and earning a semi final spot in group 1. Meanwhile in Group 2, Adare’s win over Na Piarsaigh means that three teams lie…

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Niamh Briggs ruled out of Rugby World Cup

By Jack Neville / July 31, 2017 /

Ireland will be without captain Niamh Briggs for the upcoming Women’s Rugby World Cup which takes place in Ireland during August. The full-back missed the Six Nations with a hamstring injury but was hoping to feature at next month’s tournament. However, an Achilles injury picked up in preparation for the WC will prevent the UL…

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LISTEN – Limerick SHC Round 4 Preview with Matt O’Callaghan

By Jack Neville / July 28, 2017 /

Previewing the Limerick Senior Hurling Championship 4th Round with Matt O’Callaghan. Fresh after the U21s thrilling Munster triumph, the Limerick senior Hurling Championship retunrs this weekend with a full set of fixtures to look forward to. Na Piarsaigh and Kilmallock can secure semi-final spots with victories while a host of teams will be battling to…

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LISTEN: Pat Donnelly gives his post match reaction

By Jack Neville / July 27, 2017 /

Pat Donnelly – “This is about the lads in the backroom team, all the subs, the lads in the extended panel, working very hard.” After reaching the final with relative ease, Limerick were made to work for their Munster Title last night by a dogged Cork side that refused to give in. It was the just…

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Talking Points as Limerick U21s grind out 9th Munster Championship Victory

By Jack Neville / July 27, 2017 /

In front of over 11,000 fans in the Gaelic Grounds last night, Limerick had a hard-fought 0-16 to 1-11 victory against Cork to secure a 9th championship at the grade. The game was by no means a classic as Limerick never got into their rhythm as Cork attempted to use their physical strength to find…

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Limerick hold off stubborn Cork effort to win Munster U21 Hurling Championship

By Jack Neville / July 26, 2017 /

Pat Donnelly’s side survived the rebels challenge to claim a second Munster title in three years. The bookies might have had Limerick as short as 1/4 before throw in but that was not reflected in the ensuing 70 minutes as Pat Donnelly’s side laboured at times but just did enough to squeeze past Cork on…

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Watch: Relive the incredible 2011 Munster U21 Hurling Final

By Jack Neville / July 25, 2017 /

Six years ago, Limerick and Cork played out one of the most thrilling U21 games ever witnessed. Under the floodlights in the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick came out victorious 4-20 to 1-27 after Extra Time to secure a first Munster Championship since 2002. Since then many of the players on action have gone on to represent…

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