Jack Neville

HRI: Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / January 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Croom veteran Andrew McNamara enjoyed a New Year’s Day winner as Kilderry Prince landed the handicap chase at Tramore on Tuesday. Ridden by local amateur Sheila Ahern, the 20/1 chance won by two and quarter lengths from Gotaway.  Other Racing News A crowd of 5,610 was in attendance on the biggest day…

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Disappointment for Limerick Basketball teams over weekend

By Jack Neville / January 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

There was three defeats from three for the Limerick basketball teams over the weekend in the Mens Division One National League. Limerick Celtics hosted DBS Eanna in St Munchins College but were beaten well by their opponents 90-58, with the visitors having three players score double digit points. This kept up their remarkable 100% record…

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LISTEN: Billy Lee says plenty of “positives to work with” despite defeat

By Jack Neville / January 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick footballers got their 2019 off to a less than impressive start following a 3-15 to 0-7 point defeat at the hands of Cork in the McGrath Cup on Sunday afternoon. Lee’s charges were at their most competitive early in the game but a tenth minute goal for the visitors wrestled total control from a…

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Hurling Power Rankings ahead of 2019 Championship

By Jack Neville / January 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

The 2019 GAA season is upon us! Last year Limerick captured thier first All-Ireland title in 45-years as the counyt united as one to celebrate John Kiely and his side. Limerick entered the year given little chance but proved to be the cream of the crop defeating the then reigning champions Galway in the final…

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Double All-Ireland U21 winning hurler to join senior football panel

By Jack Neville / January 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Na Piarsaigh’s Ronan Lynch will join Billy Lee’s county football panel for the upcoming 2019 season. Lynch who has a pair of U21 All-Ireland hurling medals is not named in the squad for this Sunday’s clash with Cork in the McGrath cup but is expected to feature during the year. Lynch was a member of…

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Peter O’Mahony returns to Munster team for Pro 14 clash with Connacht

By Jack Neville / January 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster Head Coach Johann van Graan has named his side to face Connacht at the Sportsground in the Guinness PRO14 tomorrow night at 7.35pm. There are seven changes to the side that defeated Leinster at Thomond Park last weekend. Peter O’Mahony captains the side as Chris Farrell returns from injury with Tommy O’Donnell, Alex Wootton,…

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Premier League Awards at the midway point of the year

By Jack Neville / December 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Premier League season has reached its half way point and Liverpool find themselves at the top of the League, six points clear of Totttenham in second place with the Merseyside club unbeaten in the League thus far. Man City and Chelsea complete the Champions League places while at the other end, Huddersfield, Fulham and…

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Delight for local trainer Eric McNamara at Limerick races

By Jack Neville / December 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick trainer Eric McNamara exclaimed “job done!” following the win of his exceedingly popular, gambled winner Owl Creek Bridge (9/2jf) in the Parkway Shopping Centre Handicap Hurdle (div 1) at Limerick today. Owl Creek Bridge was ridden by McNamara’s son Eric and won by a length and a quarter. JP McManus’ Espoir D’allen was the…

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WATCH: “I don’t think it gets much bigger”-JVG on Leinster game

By Jack Neville / December 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Johann van Graan’s Munster side sit in second place of their conference in the Guinness Pro 14 ahead of the meeting with Leinster who top their conference. Munster come into the game on the back of two consecutive losses and will be keen to overturn their neighbours to improve their form. Ahead of the clash…

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WATCH: John Ryan talks about the importance of Thomond Park ahead of Leinster clash

By Jack Neville / December 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster welcome Leinster to Thomond Park in the Guinness Pro 14 this Saturday. For Munster’s John Ryan it is a chance to battle against fellow Irish props Tadgh Furlong and Andrew Porter Furlong is Ireland’s undisputed number one starter at tighthead and Porter has been Schmidt’s back up in recent times. This game gives Ryan…

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