Jack Neville

Ospreys receive welcome boost ahead of Munster clash

By Jack Neville / May 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster welcome Ospreys to Thomond Park this Saturday in the Pro 12 semi final as heavy favourites. Ahead of the game however, it has been confirmed that Lions lock and Welsh captain Alun Wyn Jones will be fit for the Welsh club. His return will come for a boost for the Ospreys, who have lost…

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Donnacha O’Callaghan relishing another year with Worcester

By Jack Neville / May 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

The evergreen Donnacha O’Callaghan is relishing another year with Worcester. For the second year in a row, former Munster lock, Donnacha O’Callaghan was named Worcester Rugby player of the year. The 38-year-old has continued to show incredible work-rate and passion in the English Premiership. However, despite the personal success O’Callaghan has enjoyed over the past…

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Irish U20 World Championship Squad Announced

By Jack Neville / May 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

A day removed from Joe Schmidt announcing his squad for the summer tour of Japan and the US, the Irish U20 Squad for the World Rugby Championship in Georgia next month has been named. Here's the #Ireland U20 squad for @WorldRugby U20 World Championship #FutureIsGreen pic.twitter.com/RM9QuCu3Cu — Irish Rugby (@IrishRugby) May 17, 2017 There are 9…

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Relive the magic of the 2007 Limerick Tipperary trilogy

By Jack Neville / May 17, 2017 / 1 Comment

10 years on: Relive the magic of the Limerick Tipperary trilogy In 2007, Limerick welcomed Tipperary to the Gaelic Grounds in the Munster Hurling Championship semi final in search of a first Munster Championship victory in years. What would follow will go down in the memory of all Limerick folk. The match saw Tipperary grab a stranglehold…

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Research claims dual players have less risk of injury

By Jack Neville / May 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

Despite the fact that many top inter county players argued that it was not possible to play both inter county hurling and football, A year long study in Tipperary makes the surprising claim that dual players are less likely to pick up injury compared to those playing only one code of sport. This is according…

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All-Blacks coach says massive expectation on Lions

By Jack Neville / May 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

All Black manager fires warning at Lions. Ahead of the upcoming Lions tour of New Zealand, All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hanson has seemingly begun the mind games. Hansen’s men have been installed as favourites to win the series this summer but he has been quick to put pressure on the Lions squad and Warren…

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WATCH: Munster Development record win over Ireland U20

By Jack Neville / May 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster Development secured a 15-10 victory over the Irish U20 side last weekend in Thomond Park as the Ireland squad step up their preparations for the World Rugby U20 Championship taking place in Georgia this June. There was a wealth of talent from Munster on display. Check out the highlights below. Video courtesy of Munster Rugby. …

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Limerick SHC Round 2 Review

By Jack Neville / May 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick SHC Round 2 review with Weekly Observer’s Matt O’Callaghan. Na Piarsaigh were the big winners from round 2 of the Limerick SHC, overcoming reigning county champions Patrickswell in the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday night. With a break now to come to allow for the Munster hurling and football championships, teams will have time to…

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Munster provide injury update ahead of Pro 12 semi final

By Jack Neville / May 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

After picking up injuries against Connacht in the final round of the Pro 12 a week ago, there were fears that Alex Wootton and Player of the Year, Tylor Bleyendaal would be missing due to hamstring and bicep injuries respectively. However, speaking today Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus has given a positive update on the…

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Limerick SHC: Group 1 Round 2 Preview

By Jack Neville / May 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

This weekend provides another round of the Limerick SHC. The return of the championship last weekend saw a number of high quality and even clashes. Kilmallock were the standout team, outclassing last year’s finalists Ballybrown and will be looking to send out a further signal this weekend. Doon and South Liberties will be looking to…

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