Jack Neville

Limerick All-Ireland Final referee Pat Lane sadly passes away

By Jack Neville / January 10, 2020 /

All at Sporting Limerick are saddened to learn of the death of former Inter-County Referee Pat Lane of St. Senans GAA Club and Limerick who passed away on Thursday. Pat referred at the highest level and was in charge of the 1987 All-Ireland football final between Kerry and Derry. He also referred a National Football…

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Donal O'Grady excited for 'great opportunity' in Munster League decider

By Jack Neville / January 10, 2020 /

Donal O’Grady will get his first chance at winning silverware as part of the Limerick Hurling Management team when his side welcomes Cork to the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday evening for the Munster Hurling League final. O’Grady, in his first year as a coach with John Kiely’s side, has already seen Limerick pick up wins…

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2020 Fitzgibbon Cup Preview

By Jack Neville / January 10, 2020 /

The 2020 Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup kicks off on January 12th this year with the competition to conclude a month later. UCC are defending champions after ending the Limerick monopoly on the competition after two wins each for UL (2015 & 2018), and Mary I (2016 & 2017) in the past four years. Once again…

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Treaty Talk EP93: Munster Hurling League and McGrath Cup Final Previews

By Jack Neville / January 10, 2020 /

It’s a Limerick and Cork double bill this Saturday evening in the Gaelic Grounds as the sides meet in both the Munster Hurling League Final and the McGrath Cup Final in the Gaelic Grounds. In the first podcast of the year, Matt and Raffaele Preview each game with both to be streamed live. They give…

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WATCH: O'Mahony- Munster need "best performance of the season" in Paris

By Jack Neville / January 10, 2020 /

Munster travel to Paris this weekend for their Champions Cup clash with Racing. With results not going their thus far, Munster need to take home points from their trip to the 2018 finalists. Ahead of the game, the message from Munster captain Peter O’Mahony is simple. “We’re going to have to put in our best…

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Hanrahan named to start as Johann van Graan names side for Racing

By Jack Neville / January 10, 2020 /

The Munster team to face Racing 92 in Paris on Sunday afternoon has been named by Head Coach Johann van Graan. The squad will go through their final training session at UL this afternoon and fly to Paris on Saturday. Niall Scannell starts at hooker on his 100th Munster appearance, see more details on Scannell’s…

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WATCH: Chris Farrell "certainly confident" ahead of Racing trip

By Jack Neville / January 10, 2020 /

Paris is Munster’s destination this Sunday as they face Racing in the fifth round of the Champions Cup. After drawing with the French side at Thomond Park, Munster will need to take somting from the game this weekend if they are to harbour any chances of progression from the pool. However, after some positive performances…

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Limerick's McGrath Cup & Munster Hurling League finals to be streamed live

By Jack Neville / January 10, 2020 /

This Saturday Limerick will face Cork in a double bill of preseason finals in the Gaelic Grounds as the footballers are in McGrath Cup action while the hurlers play in the Munster Hurling League final. Both finals will be streamed live on the Examiner Sport Facebook page in conjunction with Sporting Limerick’s sister company, StreamSport.ie.…

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Kiely names Limerick side to play Cork in Munster Hurling League Final

By Jack Neville / January 9, 2020 /

On Saturday night Limerick will attempt to win the Munster Hurling League for the second time in three years when they welcome Cork to the Gaelic Grounds. Ahead of the game, Limerick manager John Kiely has named his 23-man panel for the final. There are five changes to the starting side with Cian Lynch, Diarmaid…

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WATCH: O'Mahony "excited" ahead of must-win Racing clash

By Jack Neville / January 9, 2020 /

This Sunday Munster take on Racing 92 in the Champions Cup with the Men in Red needing a win if they are to have any chance at progressing to the knockout stages. When the sides met in Thomond Park the game finished level, 21 apiece in a European classic. Ahead of the return match in…

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