Jack Neville

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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WATCH – “In the Champions Cup and the Pro 14 we are well set so and cant wait for the challenge ahead.”- van Graan gearing up for busy period

By Jack Neville / March 16, 2018 /

WATCH – “In the Champions Cup and the Pro 14 we are well set so and cant wait for the challenge ahead.”- Van Graan gearing up for busy period Munster take on Edinburgh in Murrayfield tonight in their re-fixed Pro 14 clash at 7.35. It’s been three weeks since Munster beat Glasgow as the original…

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WATCH: Adrian Breen “Focus on your own game, get inside a clear mind space and deliver from there.”

By Jack Neville / March 15, 2018 /

Na Piarsaigh go in search of a second All Ireland success in three years this St Patrick’s day against reigning champions Cuala in Croke Park. Last time out Na Piarsaigh overcame a stubborn Slaughtneil side despite being reduced to 13-men early in the second period. Since then they have seen a number of players battle…

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WATCH: Shane O’Neill “It’s the pinnacle to be there on March 17 in the club final.”

By Jack Neville / March 14, 2018 /

For the second time in three years, Shane O’Neill will take his Na Piarsaigh side to Croke Park on St Patrick’s day for the All Ireland club hurling final. This time its the Dublin kingpins Cuala who stand in their way. Ahead of the final O’Neill reflected on the importance of the game to the…

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Opening fixtures for Limerick SFC released

By Jack Neville / March 14, 2018 /

The opening round of the Limerick SFC and IFC will be played on the last weekend of March it was confirmed last night with the first two rounds of fixtures announced. The following weekend will see the second round played out before the third round which is scheduled to be played between July 19-22. Adare…

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WATCH – Scrum-half James Hart “I’d be kicking myself if I never came home and gave it a go”

By Jack Neville / March 14, 2018 /

WATCH – Scrum-half James Hart on time in France and decision to return to Ireland. James Hart moved to Munster following stints at Top 14 sides Racing 92 and Grenoble. The former Clontarf man says he enjoyed his rugby in France but knew that the clock was running out on him to complete a move…

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WATCH – Munster lock Billy Holland talks Ireland Grand Slam hopes

By Jack Neville / March 14, 2018 /

Munster stalwart Billy Holland believes that it was a great achievement for Ireland to wrap up the Six Nations title with a game to go but knows that the side will want to go on and win the Grand Slam against England. “To have won the Six Nations with a game to go is pretty…

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