Jack Neville

WATCH: Donal O’Sullivan on learning from Cork loss ahead of Westmeath

By Jack Neville / June 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick travel to Cusack Park this Saturday to take on Westmeath in the All-Ireland Football Qualifiers. Limerick defeated Tipperary in the Munster quarter final in convincing fashion that saw them heavily talked-up into their semi-final clash with Cork. However, in Pairc Ui Rinn, early goals would prove crucial as Limerick fell to a heavy defeat.…

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“Improvement” the key for Kiely as Limerick prepare for Tipp rematch in Final

By Jack Neville / June 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Last Sunday Limerick succumbed to their second defeat of this year’s Munster Hurling Championship when they were beaten 1-22 to 0-21 by Tipperary in Thurles. However, with results elsewhere in the competition, Limerick qualified for the Munster final due to their superior goal differential after they finished level on points with Clare and Cork. Limerick…

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Mullins looking forward to ‘great challenge’ Clare in Munster decider

By Jack Neville / June 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

While the Limerick senior hurlers limped into the Munster final on points differential after their four-point loss to Tipperary on Sunday, the minor hurlers, under the tutelage of Diarmuid Mullins made it six points from their four games to finish top of the pile and secure their place in the final on June 30. After…

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Referee for Munster Hurling Final confirmed

By Jack Neville / June 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Carlow native Paud O’Dwyer will take charge of Limerick’s Munster Hurling final clash with Tipperary in the Gaelic Grounds on June 30 it has been announced. O’Dwyer refereed Limerick’s Munster championship opener against Cork in the LIT Gaelic Grounds earlier this year and was also the man in the middle when Limerick defeated the Rebels…

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The Breakdown EP 105: Larkham Signs, Impressive 20s & Pro14 Conferences

By Jack Neville / June 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Despite being the offseason, it has been a busy week for Rugby across the Province. We discuss Munster’s acquisition of Australia legend Stephen Larkham with the former out-half to join the Province next season in a coaching capacity. We look at the performance of the Irish U20’s at the World Cup as their campaign comes…

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Limerick U20s announce team for Clare clash

By Jack Neville / June 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick take on Clare in Ennis this evening in their third game of the Liam Connor Cup. Defeat has been Limerick’s lot thus far with losses to Offaly and Westmeath in their opening two games. Limerick begin their Munster Championship campaign with a trip to Thurles to face Tipperary on July 2. Limerick U20 team…

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Leggy Limerick & Stars of the Future- Talking points after Tipperary defeat

By Jack Neville / June 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick were defeated 1-22 to 0-21 by Tipperary in their final group game of the Munster championship yesterday. However, results elsewhere saw Limerick qualify for the Munster Final for the first time since 2013 where they will once again face Tipperary. Below I look at the main talking points to emerge from the Thurles clash.…

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New conference structure for Pro 14 confirmed

By Jack Neville / June 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster will be in Conference B of the Guinness Pro 14 for the next two seasons at least it was confirmed today. Using the Conference tables completed after Round 21 of the 2018/19 Guinness PRO14 season, teams were ordered from one to 14 based upon their final points totals and then ranked within their union.…

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Five Munster players named in Irish U20 team to play England

By Jack Neville / June 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Leinster Academy back Aaron O’Sullivan is the latest debutant for the Ireland Under-20s at the World Rugby U-20 Championship, with head coach Noel McNamara making eight personnel changes for Monday’s 5th-8th place play-off against England in Rosario (kick-off 3.30pm local time/7.30pm Irish time). There are also first starts for David Ryan, the younger brother of Leinster and Ireland star James Ryan, and Tullow native Charlie…

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Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / June 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News  Ballingarry-based trainer Charles Byrnes landed a gamble at Carlisle on Tuesday evening as Mr Smith won the concluding Every Race Live On Racing TV Handicap under apprentice Sean Davis.  It was a terrific training feat by Byrnes as Mr Smith had not appeared for 791 days but that did not prevent him…

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