Jack Neville

It says in the papers: Limerick V Clare

By Jack Neville / June 5, 2017 /

Newspaper review of Limerick’s clash with Clare. Clare reached a first Munster final since 2008 yesterday at the expense of an experimental Limerick side who could never get a foothold in the game and would not take lead after the fifth minute when Shane O’Donnel struck a goal. In their analysis of the game, The Examiner,…

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Limerick progress in U25 Championship

By Jack Neville / June 5, 2017 /

The Limerick U25 squad defeated Clare in the inaugural Munster U25 Competition to set up a Munster final clash against Waterford. Limerick progressed to the final with a 4-17 to 0-16 win in the curtain raiser for the Munster Championship Senior Semi Final. Limerick’s panel consisted of the current extended U21 panel minus the nine…

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LISTEN: Matt O’Callaghan Talks Limerick V Clare

By Jack Neville / June 3, 2017 /

Munster Hurling Championship Preview. Limerick take on Clare this Sunday in the Munster Hurling Championship Semi Final in Semple Stadium. Throw in is at 4pm with the winner to face either Cork or Waterford in the Provincial decider. The winner will also be guaranteed a place in an All Ireland Quarter Final, something both sets…

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Heaslip fears for Munster back row duo on Lions Tour

By Jack Neville / June 2, 2017 /

As a verteran of two Lions tours, Jamie Heaslip knows what he is talking about when it comes to that red Jersey. Heaslip has also been a constant member of the Irish back row for the bones of ten years now, and he has admitted that he thinks that CJ Stander and Peter O’Mahony may…

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Potential Qualifier opponents for Limerick footballers

By Jack Neville / June 2, 2017 /

There are 11 potential opponents Limerick footballers could face in the opening round of the qualifiers on June 24. Wexford, London and Fermanagh are already in the pot with Limerick. There will be four more in the pot who will be decided after these games between Cavan/Monaghan; Down/Armagh; Dublin/Carlow and Offaly/Westmeath. Limerick will find out who…

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Incredible stat that makes Limerick favourites in Munster hurling clash

By Jack Neville / June 2, 2017 /

Clare are favourites to overcome Limerick this Sunday and reach a first Munster final since 2008, when they were defeated by Tipperary. For Limerick, they will be looking to reach the decider for the first time since 2014, where they were beaten by Cork. Limerick’s spring performances were uninspiring as two losses in Division 1B…

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Schmidt confident IRFU did all it could to secure Ryan

By Jack Neville / June 1, 2017 /

Ahead of Ireland’s summer tour of Japan and the USA, there are a number of notable absentees from the Irish Camp. Whilst 11 are touring with the Lions in New Zealand, there is one omission that surprised all. After the season of a life time, Donnacha Ryan was looked at as a potential Lion. However,…

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Limerick U25 panel announced

By Jack Neville / June 1, 2017 /

The inaugural Munster U25 Championship kicks off this Sunday as a curtain raiser for the senior clash between Clare and Limerick. The U25 competition replaces the Intermediate championship and pits Limerick against Clare with throw in at  2pm. The management team consists of manager Pat Donnelly (South Liberties), coach-selectors: Mikey Kiely (Ballybrown), Brian Foley (Adare) and…

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Watch: Conor Murray takes part in hilarious Lions video

By Jack Neville / May 31, 2017 /

With four nations combining in one Lions squad, there is always an impetus on players to put rivalries to one side for the duration of the tour. Ireland’s Conor Murray, England’s Elliott Daly, Scotland’s Stuart Hogg and Wales’ Adam Jones were brought together in this brilliant clip to “Smooth things over for the British and…

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Zebo and Quinlan lament Donnacha Ryan exit

By Jack Neville / May 31, 2017 /

Simon Zebo and Alan Quinlan addresses Donnacha Ryan exit. Last Saturday evening at the Aviva, Donnacha Ryan donned the Munster jersey for the final time. Having soldiered with the province through thick and thin over the last 13 season, there was shock and dismay amongst Munster fans that Ryan was set to leave for Racing…

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