Jack Neville

Alex Wootton joins Connacht on season-long loan deal

By Jack Neville / July 3, 2020 /

Munster Rugby have today confirmed that winger Alex Wootton will join Connacht on a season-long loan deal Head Coach Johann van Graan said: “Alex is a great person and a talented player, we wish him all the best at Connacht. “Unfortunately, he got injured over the past year and struggled to fight his way back…

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Shane Dowling’s best ever Limerick performances

By Jack Neville / July 3, 2020 /

Yesterday, Limerick hurling legend Shane Dowling announced his retirement from the intercounty game due to persistent injuries. During his seven year stint with the seniors, Dowling won it all, including an All-Ireland, 2 Munster Championship’s, 2 League titles and an All-Star in 2014. Dowling will also retire as Limerick’ top scorer in championship. Over the…

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WATCH: Adare face Patrickswell in the 1999 Limerick SHC quarter-final

By Jack Neville / July 2, 2020 /

For tonight’s Limerick KGAA action from the Archive, we go back to 1999 for the Limerick SHC quarter-final clash between Patrickswell and Adare. Patrickswell were looking to appear in a fifth consecutive final having won three in a row from 1995-’97. Adare were still looking for a first championship win. Who would come out on…

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BREAKING: Shane Dowling retires from intercounty hurling

By Jack Neville / July 2, 2020 /

Limerick stalwart Shane Dowling has announced that he has retired from intercounty action after seven years with the team. On twitter, the Na Piarsaigh man outlined his decision in a statement. Dowling first burst onto the scene with Ard Scoil Ris in 2010 as they won the school’s first ever Harty Cup title. The following…

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WATCH: Na Piarsaigh and Kilmallock meet in the 2018 Limerick SHC semi-final

By Jack Neville / July 1, 2020 /

For tonights Limerick GAA action from the Archive, we go back to 2018 for the Limerick SHC semi-final clash between Na Piarsaigh. These sides would meet in the 2017 Final with Na Piarsaigh avenging the 2014 final defeat to the same opponents. Who would advance to face Doon in the final? Check out below with…

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Reeling in the Years: Limerick GAA’s 2014

By Jack Neville / July 1, 2020 /

Our Reeling in the Years of Limerick GAA continues today as we go back to 2014 with another Munster final, more minor glory and that game in those conditions at Croke Park. Catch out previous years. 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 2014 Hurling National Hurling Legaue Cork were seen as Llimerick’s biggest threat to promotion…

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LISTEN: ‘People might appreciate it more’-Limerick Ladies Football manager Donal Ryan

By Jack Neville / July 1, 2020 /

The Limerick Ladies Footballers will return to All-Ireland Championship action later this year and will face Derry and Antrim in the group stages of the competition. Last year Limerick were relegated from the Intermediate championship after winning the Junior in 2018. For manager Donal Ryan, it is important to develop a squad for the future…

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WATCH: JvG issues squad update as Munster continue second week of training

By Jack Neville / July 1, 2020 /

Prior to their return last week, the squad had not been training together since March so their workload is being managed carefully. Having trained in pods of seven players for their first week back, the squad have been split into three groups this week with no more than 14 players in each group. All nine…

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LISTEN: John Kiely on the Munster Championship draw and the return of the GAA

By Jack Neville / July 1, 2020 /

Limerick will meet Clare in the Munster Championship quarter-final after the draw was made last Friday night. The winners will be declared 2020 League champions and will move on to face Tipperary in the Munster semi-final. For John Kiely, having something to aim for is a huge positive for him and his squad as they…

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LISTEN: Limerick Minor Camogie captain Ailbhe Larkin on championship cancellation

By Jack Neville / June 29, 2020 /

Last week the Camogie Association announced that the 2020 minor camogie championship would be cancelled. While the dates were confirmed for the Senior, Intermediate and Junior Championships to start, the decision was made to cancel the minor competition which began in March. On Friday evening the Limerick minor camogie issued a statement calling for the…

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