Jack Neville

WATCH – Munster out half Ian Keatley on lessons that were taken from 2014 semi-final loss to Toulon

By Jack Neville / March 28, 2018 /

Ian Keatley talks about how key moments in big games can make all the difference. The out half was part of the side that lost out to the French giants 24-16 at the Stade Velodrome. A game that saw Toulon captain Jonny Wilkinson kick 21 points for the defending champions. Keatley remembers some of his own missed…

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New manager announced for Na Piarsaigh

By Jack Neville / March 28, 2018 /

Paul Beary has been announced as new Na Piarsaigh Senior Hurling Manager. After an incredibly successful four years at the helm, Shane O’Neill announced on Sunday that he was stepping down as manager of Na Piarsaigh. O’Neill who guided the club to two County, two Munster and a historic All Ireland club title in his…

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WATCH – Johann van Graan on ‘fantastic’ Toulon ball carriers and his side’s injury concerns

By Jack Neville / March 28, 2018 /

Munster boss Johann van Graan has pointed to Toulon’s ball carriers as the main threat this Saturday at Thomond Park. “Nonu, Bastareaud, Fekitoa, Peterson, Ashton, you can name any guy. They basically play a bit tighter than Scarlets so we’ll also have to look at the targets close to the ruck. We’ll have to be…

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Limerick footballers name side for Antrim clash

By Jack Neville / March 23, 2018 /

The Limerick footballers entertain Antrim this Sunday in what could be their final League outing of the campaign. Last weekend, Limerick’s clash with Wicklow was called off for the second time due to inclement weather. As a result of both sides standings, the game may not be re-fixed for a third time as neither can…

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“As people, there should have been consideration given”- Billy Lee hits out at Croke Park regarding fixture debacle

By Jack Neville / March 23, 2018 /

Last weekend the Limerick footballers were scheduled to face Wicklow in Division 4 of the National Football League. With a worsening in weather akin to the recent storm expected, the game was rescheduled for 24-hours later on the bank holiday Monday. However, with conditions once more unplayable the game was postponed once more. However, it…

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Ardscoil Ris suffer another agonizing defeat to St Kieran’s of Kilkenny

By Jack Neville / March 22, 2018 /

Harty Cup champions Ardscoil Ris have again failed to overcome their Kilkenny counterparts, losing out on a 1-14 to 0-19 score line in the All-Ireland semi-final in Clonmel on Wednesday. The North Circular Road school have now lost out to Kieran’s in three Croke Cup deciders and two semi-final clashes. Ardscoil were within touching distance…

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Ardscoil Rís take on St Kierans in Croke Cup Semi Final

By Jack Neville / March 21, 2018 /

Ardscoil Ris take on St Kierans this Wedneaday at 2pm in Clonmel in the Croke Cup semi final. After being crowned Harty Cup champions for the 5th time last month, the Limerick school are chasing a maiden All Ireland triumph. Facing them are St Kierans of Kilkenny who have bested Ardscoil in three previous finals…

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Limerick sides suffer agonizing late losses in Ulster Bank League

By Jack Neville / March 20, 2018 /

Young Munster and UL Bohemian played out their re-fixed league ties with Dublin University and Ballynahinch with both Limerick sides losing out to late tries on bank holiday Monday. In College Park a Ger Slattery try followed by a brace by Munster Academy back Alan Tynan had Young Munster 19-11 to the good with two…

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LISTEN: John Kiely “I don’t think there will be much in it, it has the makings of a really exciting game.”

By Jack Neville / March 17, 2018 /

LISTEN: John Kiely “I don’t think there will be much in it, it has the makings of a really exciting game.” Fresh off their impressive victory over Galway last Sunday, Limerick now entertain Clare this Sunday in the Gaelic Grounds at 4pm in the Allianz League Quarter-Final. The winner of the tie will face either…

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LISTEN: Billy Lee “There was a buoyancy as you would expect after picking up our first win”.

By Jack Neville / March 17, 2018 /

“There was a buoyancy as you would expect after picking up our first win so that was good and the lads trained as they normally do with a pep in their step.” “It makes it a good competition as you don’t have time to dwell so you have to get on with it. Different challenge…

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