Jack Neville

Mixed news on the injury front for Munster

By Jack Neville / April 19, 2017 /

Mixed news on an injury front for Munster. This Saturday, Munster will welcome Saracens to the Aviva in the Champions Cup semi final in arguably their most important match since the 2008 Heineken Cup final. As reigning champions, Saracens will be favourites to advance to the final against either Leinster or Clermont who face off a day…

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Should Davy Fitz be reprimanded?

By Jack Neville / April 19, 2017 /

Last Sunday Tipperary overcame a resurgent Wexford after a late flurry of goals in Nowlan Park. Up until the final quarter, the Leinster men kept within touching distance of the All Ireland champions. Similar to the great Kilkenny teams of the past, Tipp’s ability to strike goals proved crucial as they now face Galway in the League…

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Anthony Daly dissapointed in spiritless Limerick display

By Jack Neville / April 18, 2017 /

Writing in this week’s Irish Examiner, Anthony Daly expressed his disappointment with the lack lustre display from the Limerick team. Just over a week ago, a Limerick minor team trained by Anthony Daly were beaten by the reigning All-Ireland Champion’s Tipperary courtesy of a last minute goal. Although losing the game, Daly outlined that manager…

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Mystic Jack’s Lions 2017 Squad Prediction

By Jack Neville / April 18, 2017 /

Sporting Limerick’s Jack Neville picks his Lions squad. With less than 24 hours before he announces his 2017 British and Irish Lions squad, Warran Galtland may want to have a look at my potential Lions squad which is a sure thing to defeat the All-Blacks this summer. With 13 Irish men leading the cause coupled with…

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Keith Earls

Earls calm as Lions team is soon to be announced

By Jack Neville / April 18, 2017 /

Lions squad predictions will come to an end tomorrow. Head coach, Warren Gatland is set to name the players who will travel to New Zealand this summer. Nerves must be setting in for the players but Keith Earls is keeping his cool. Earls, a Lion in 2009, is looking ahead to Munster’s upcoming Champions Cup…

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Na Piarsaigh seek 6th consecutive U21 Hurling Championship against Doon

By Jack Neville / April 18, 2017 /

Na Piarsaigh will face Doon tonight in the decider of the Mint Catering U21 Hurling Championship tonight at the Gaelic Grounds at 7.30pm. This will be the third successive time that these teams have met in the final of the competition. Na Piarsaigh have won the previous 3 encounters against the East Limerick club and have…

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Galway ruthlessly put Limerick to the Sword

By Jack Neville / April 17, 2017 /

Limerick’s league campaign petered out with the slightest of resistance as Galway simply had too much for the home side in a 1-21 to 1-11 point win. Yesterday’s timid performance will go a long way in banishing the good work to overturn Cork a fortnight ago. In truth, Galway displayed a far superior skill set,…

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WATCH: Simon Zebo on Pleyer Mic is a must watch

By Jack Neville / April 16, 2017 /

Sky Sports Cameras had Zebo on player mic for Ulster match. Simon Zebo has been in flying form for Munster and Ireland over the past number of months. Filling in at full back for the men in red, Zebo’s ability to run from deep and finish moves have been crucial to Munster’s winning runs. This…

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WATCH: Niall Scannell discusses another gritty Munster win

By Jack Neville / April 16, 2017 /

Niall Scannell gives post match reaction from Ulster game. Yesterday Munster sealed a play-off place in the Pro 12 after a hard fought 22-20 victory over Ulster in Thomond Park. This was a significant win as Ulster were hoping to push towards the play-off places as they lie in 5th place in the table, one…

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Limerick seek first League Final since 2006

By Jack Neville / April 15, 2017 /

Limerick look to avenge the loss suffered at the hands of Galway in the final round of Division 1b when they host the Tribesmen this Sunday in the Gaelic Grounds in the Semi Final of the Allianz Hurling League. The last time Limerick reached the League final was 11 years ago where they were defeated…

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