Jack Neville

Tokyo Bound Limerick Legends Make Final Preparations at the Sport Ireland Campus

By Jack Neville / July 12, 2021 /

With just over two weeks until the 2021 Tokyo Games commence, Ireland’s Tokyo bound athletes and teams have been making their final training preparations at the Sport Ireland Campus and availing of the world class indoor and outdoor facilities.  Over the last week, the Sport Ireland Campus has hosted a number of Irish athletes from…

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WATCH: “Small margins make a big difference” – Donal Ryan reflects on loss in championship opener

By Jack Neville / July 12, 2021 /

Limerick lost out in their All-Ireland Junior Championship opener, falling to a 1-13 to 1-6 defeat against Wicklow in Callan. Limerick led 1-2 to 0-3 after Katie Heelan’s goal midway through the first half but were let down by their accuracy in front of goal. Speaking after the game, manager Donal Ryan felt aggrieved by…

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Increased attendance confirmed for Limerick’s Munster Hurling Final showdown with Tipperary

By Jack Neville / July 9, 2021 /

It has been confirmed that 7,000 people will be permitted to attend next Sunday’s Munster Senior Hurling Final between Limerick and Tipperary in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. Minister Jack Chambers confirmed the news on his Twitter account on Thursday evening. 2,400 attended Limerick’s semi-final win over Cork in Thurles while there was 3,000 at the LIT…

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Billy Lee names unchanged XV to face Cork in Munster Football semi-final

By Jack Neville / July 9, 2021 /

Limerick welcome Cork to the LIT Gaelic Grounds on Saturday at 3pm in the Munster Senior Football Championship semi-final. Billy Le has retained the faith in the XV that overcame Waterford in the Munster quarter-final with no changes to the starting team. There are some changes among the bench with Jim Liston, Luke Murphy and…

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Limerick’s Sarah Lavin chosen to represent Ireland at the Tokyo Olympics

By Jack Neville / July 9, 2021 /

Off the back of a stellar 2021 thus far, Limerick’s Sarah Lavin has been chosen to take part in the Tokyo Olympics. Lavin is one of 25 Irish athletes chosen to represent Team Ireland on the track and field at the games. The Lisnagry woman will compete at the 100m Hurdles at the games which…

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PREVIEW: Limerick U20s travel to Thurles looking for third successive victory over the Premier in Munster

By Jack Neville / July 8, 2021 /

Limerick take on Tipperary in the Munster U20 Football Championship quarter-final in Semple Stadium. It will be a third consecutive provincial quarter-final between the sides with Limerick taking narrow victories from the 2019 and 2020 encounters. Two years ago, in Jerry O’Sullivan’s first year in charge, Limerick came away from Semple Stadium with a 1-13…

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WATCH: Billy Lee “focused on maintaining standards” ahead of Cork in Munster semi-final

By Jack Neville / July 7, 2021 /

The Limerick Senior Footballers take on Cork in the LIT Gaelic Grounds this Saturday in the Munster Football Championship semi-final. Billy Lee and his side are seeking a place in the provincial decider for the first time since 2010 with their last championship win over the Rebels coming in 2003. This is Limerick’s third successive…

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Limerick Minor Camogie team book their place in Munster ‘A’ Final

By Jack Neville / July 7, 2021 /

The Limerick Minor camogie team were 2-7 to 1-7 winners over Clare in the Munster Minor ‘A’ semi-final in Fedamore on Tuesday evening. Limerick opened the scoring with a free before the Banner replied with one from play. From here, Limerick dominated the remainder of the half and had the next five scores of the…

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Mike Casey returns for Na Piarsaigh after long injury lay-off

By Jack Neville / July 7, 2021 /

Two-time All-Ireland winner Mike Casey was back in action last Sunday for his club Na Piarsaigh in their City League win over Monaleen.

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Increased attendance confirmed for Limerick’s Munster football semi-final with Cork

By Jack Neville / July 6, 2021 /

Limerick entertain Cork in the Munster Senior Football Championship semi-final this Saturday in the LIT Gaelic Grounds. It has been confirmed by Munster GAA that 3,500 patrons will be permitted to attend the Ennis Road ground this Saturday afternoon. Tickets will be distributed by the County Boards with any returned tickets to go on public…

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