Jack Neville

Mary I get Fitzgibbon Cup campaign back on track with victory over Trinity.

By Jack Neville / January 25, 2018 /

Defending champions put their loss to Carlow IT firmly behind them by overcoming Trinity by eight points today in the 4G pitch in UL. Mary I held a five point advantage at the break before opening up an eleven point advantage with 20 minutes gone in the second half. Trinity to their credit never gave…

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Limerick looking to get league challenge up and running as Laois visit Gaelic Grounds

By Jack Neville / January 25, 2018 /

Limerick begin their quest back to Division 1A once more this Sunday as they host Laois in the Gaelic Grounds. Limerick’s struggle in the competition over the last number of years is no secret and manager John Kiely will be desperate for his side to earn promotion to the top tier in the hope of…

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Mary I look to get Fitzgibbon cup hopes back on track

By Jack Neville / January 25, 2018 /

Reigning Champions Mary I host Trinity College Dublin today in the Fitzgibbon Cup, knowing their chances of retaining the title are on the line. Having won the title for the first time in 2016, the teaching college followed that up by beating IT Carlow comprehensively in the final last year to retain their title. However,…

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Conor Murray rewarded for continued excellence

By Jack Neville / January 24, 2018 /

After helping his side secure a home quarter final in the European Champions Cup, Conor Murray’s excellent form has seen him nominated for EPCR European Player of the Year 2018 award. The winner will receive the Anthony Foley Memorial trophy as well as one million air miles courtesy of Turkish Airways. Congratulations to Conor Murray…

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DCU grind out victory over LIT in Fitzgibbon Cup

By Jack Neville / January 23, 2018 /

DCU avenged last years quarter final loss at the hands of LIT with a thrilling 3-15 to 2-17 victory over the same opponents in Limerick earlier today. Fitz full time @DCUGAAAcademy 3-15 @LITSports 2-17 great to dig out win. Garda on Thursday. @HigherEdGAA — DCU Dóchas Éireann (@DCUGAAAcademy) January 22, 2018 The home side had…

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LIT open up Fitzgibbon Cup campaign with tricky DCU test

By Jack Neville / January 22, 2018 /

LIT are the final Limerick college to open up their Fitzgibbon Cup journey today as they host DCU in Moylish at 2pm. With UL and Mary I having mixed fortunes yesterday, LIT will be hoping to begin their campaign with a win against the side they knocked out at the quarter final stages last year.…

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Plenty of new faces as Billy Lee names Limerick Senior Football panel

By Jack Neville / January 22, 2018 /

There were plenty of fresh faces named last night as Limerick Senior Football manager Billy Lee named his Limerick squad for the upcoming League and Championship campaigns. Monaleen goalkeeper, Donal O’Sullivan was named the captain of the 33-man-squad. Congratulations to past pupil Donal O’ Sullivan on being named Captain of @SportingLK Footballers for 2018. Well…

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UL off to a flyer while Mary I beaten in opening round of Fitzgibbon Cup

By Jack Neville / January 22, 2018 /

UL entered the game as heavy favourites with a side glittered with Inter-County players. Limerick stars Ronan Lynch, Gearoid Hegarty, Tom Morrissey and Pat Ryan lined out beside the likes of David Fitzgerald, Tony Kelly, Jason Forde and John McGrath in a game that was moved to the 4G pitch on the UL campus. The…

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Fitzgibbon Cup action begins this weekend as Limerick Colleges again amongst favourites

By Jack Neville / January 20, 2018 /

The 2018 Fitzgibbon Cup kicks off this weekend with a number of games taking place around the country. Cork rivals UCC and CIT kick off the competition this Thursday evening in what promises to be a eventful match-up. Mary I will once again look to defend their title after back-to-back wins, their maiden titles. As…

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Limerick hurlers get off to winning start with five point win over Cork

By Jack Neville / December 31, 2017 /

Cork 1-21 Limerick 2-23 Patrickswell’s Aaron Gillane was the start man with a tally of 1-9 (5 frees) as Limerick began their season with a five point win over cork in the Co-op Superstores Munster Senior Hurling League. Given the time of year and the less than idea conditions, 1,364 brave souls made the trip…

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