Jack Neville

Munster release their images of the year

By Jack Neville / May 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

In a year that saw Munster overcome adversity at every corner, the Province have released a number of poignant images as the season has drawn to a close. In November, Munster lost their talismanic Head Coach Anthony Foley who was a symbol of Munster Rugby. In his absence, the team went on an incredible run…

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Donnacha O’Callaghan on last Lions tour of New Zealand

By Jack Neville / May 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

Donnacha O’Callaghan looks back on the previous Lions tour of New Zealand. The 2005 Lions tour of New Zealand will be remembered for many reasons such as the spear tackle that ended captain Brian O’Driscoll’s tour, Dan Carter’s brilliance or Clive Woodward’s decision to split the squad in two. Woodward felt the best way to…

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Former UL Student to represent Australia in London Marathon

By Jack Neville / May 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

Sinead Diver is one of six Australian runners that will be competing in the 2017 London Marathon. Diver was a student in the University of Limerick before emigrating to Australia to pursue her running career. Originally from Belmullet in Co Mayo, Diver was a starter for the country in the 2015 World Championships in Beijing.…

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Diarmuid Byrnes

Key duo ruled out of Munster Championship opener

By Jack Neville / May 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

As was feared, John Kiely will have to plan for the Munster Championship semi final clash with Clare without Patrickswell’s Diarmuid Byrnes and Na Piarsaigh’s William O’Donoghue. Both started in Limerick’s last competitive game against Galway in the League semi final but have since missed 4 challenge games and two rounds of the Limerick SHC.…

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Shock switch as Deysel moves north

By Jack Neville / May 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

Jean Deysel arrived in Ireland with a strong reputation from his days playing in South Africa with the Sharks. Deysel made 156 appearances for the franchise and was capped a further four times for his country. Deysel made a move to Munster three months ago and despite limited game time this season, he was widely…

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Jaco Taute already looking forward to next year

By Jack Neville / May 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

The less said about the Pro 12 Final the better. Munster were simply beaten by the better team. Time to move on. For CJ Stander, Conor Murray and Peter O’Mahony, the Lions Tour will be a welcome distraction, as will the Irish Tour of Japan and The US for many more Munster men. For some…

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billy lee

Lee happy with performance but rues mistakes

By Jack Neville / May 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick were beaten in the Munster Football Championship Quarter Final by Clare last Sunday by a solitary point. Limerick battled hard in the end to find an equalizer but it was a poor start that would prove to be detrimental to Lee’s side who never found the lead after falling 1-3 to 0-1 behind early…

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Media Reaction: Mistakes prove costly for Munster in Pro 12 Final

By Jack Neville / May 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Reaction from the Media: Mistakes prove costly for Munster in Pro 12 Final Munster were warned a week previously of the Scarlets attacking brilliance as they shook of Leinster with ease, yet no one could have expected what would happen at the Aviva last Saturday. The Llanelli side tore the much vaunted Munster defence to…

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10 Years on: How a Scarlets win paved the way for Munster’s second Heineken Cup

By Jack Neville / May 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

10 Years On: How a Scarlets win paved the way for Munster’s second Heineken Cup win After years of heartbreak, Munster Rugby finally got their hands on the coveted Heineken Cup in 2006, defeating Biarritz in Cardiff. Heading into the 07′ campaign, Munster for once were not seen as the underdogs, they were now the…

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Limerick captain Corbett excited by influx of youth

By Jack Neville / May 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick captain Cotbett excited by influx of youth Now in his second year of captaincy, Iain Corbett will be charged with making the new members of the Limerick senior football squad comfortable ahead of the Munster Championship opener tomorrow. Corbett is one of only 6 members of the current set up to taste a Munster…

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