Jack Neville

WATCH: JP McManus celebrates birthday with Champion Hurdle win

By Jack Neville / March 10, 2020 /

On the day of his 69th Birthday, JP McManus was a big winner on the opening day of the 2020 Cheltenham festival as his Epatante won the Champion Hurdle. Barry Geraghty was on the Nicky Henderson trained horse who stormed to victory, leaving Sharjah in second place. The 2/1 shot was in contention throughout before…

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POSTPONED: As expected Munster and Bennetton’s Pro 14 clash won’t go ahead

By Jack Neville / March 10, 2020 /

Munster Rugby’s Guinness PRO14 Round 15 fixture against Benetton Rugby that was due to take place in Irish Independent Park on Friday March 27 has been postponed. Guinness PRO14 have confirmed that all Round 14 and 15 fixtures involving Benetton Rugby and Zebre Rugby Club have now been postponed due to restrictions enforced by the…

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POSTPONED: Ireland’s Six Nations Clash with France called off

By Jack Neville / March 9, 2020 /

This Saturday’s Six Nations Clash between Ireland and France in the Stade de France in Paris has been postponed due to fears of the spread of COVID-19. Ireland’s game with Italy last Sunday had already been postponed due to the illness. As such Ireland have only played three Six Nations games this year with reports…

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Weekly Limerick Racing News as Cheltenham looms

By Jack Neville / March 9, 2020 /

Limerick Racing News Charles Byrnes had punters in the best of form at Leopardstown on Monday where he was responsible for both winning favourites on the card. The Ballingarry trainer landed the opening Kids Go Racing Handicap Hurdle with the Cathal Landers-ridden Wajaaha and typically the four-length winner was well fancied in the betting. Backed…

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Double Success for Limerick Celtics in Cork Cup

By Jack Neville / March 9, 2020 /

Limerick Celtics celebrated double Cork Cup Wins this weekend when they won both the Under 13 and Under 12 Cork Cup Finals in dramatic style in Neptune Stadium. The Under 13 girls rallied back from a six points deficit in a thrilling game on Saturday against Mallow to win the game by 1 point in …

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WATCH: JP McManus discusses Istabraq ahead of Cheltenham festival

By Jack Neville / March 6, 2020 /

Cheltenham Festival is just around the corner with the four day festival beginning in England next Tuesday. The world renowned festival will see the best from Ireland travel overseas. Ahead of the festival, Limerick’s JP McManus spoke about one of his most famous horses, Istabraq, who won the Champion Hurdle on three occasions for the…

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Ciarán Carey: Waterford could be Limerick’s toughest test yet

By Jack Neville / March 6, 2020 /

It’s winner takes all on Saturday evening in the LIT Gaelic Grounds as Limerick welcome Waterford to see who will advance to the National Hurling League semi-final. Limerick currently top the table, two points ahead of Waterford but a win for the Déise will see them leapfrog John Kiely’s side. Waterford, who are under Liam…

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Six changes to Limerick team to face Waterford in crucial league tie

By Jack Neville / March 6, 2020 /

John Kiely has named his Limerick senior hurling team to face Waterford in the National Hurling League this Saturday evening. There are seven changes to the side that beat Westmeath 1-24 to 0-18 in the LIT Gaelic Grounds. Into the team come Nickie Quaid, Cian Lynch, Kyle Hayes, Gearoid Hegarty, Conor Boylan and Aaron Gillane.…

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Treaty Talk EP101: Hurlers look for semi-final spot as Camogie team face Dublin

By Jack Neville / March 6, 2020 /

Limerick GAA face into another bumper weekend of action with the National Leagues beginning to take shape. The hurlers welcome Waterford to the LIT Gaelic Grounds on Saturday night with the winner advancing to the last four of the competition. The following day both the Camogie side and the Ladies Footballers are in National League…

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WATCH: Kiely ‘anxious to get win’ in crucial League clash with Déise

By Jack Neville / March 6, 2020 /

This Saturday evening Limerick will welcome Waterford to the LIT Gaelic Grounds in their refixed National Hurling League clash. It’s a top of the table clash with the winners advancing straight to the semi finals of the competition. Limerick are 100% from their four games thus far while Waterford won their three opening games before…

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