Jack Neville

WATCH – “In the Champions Cup and the Pro 14 we are well set so and cant wait for the challenge ahead.”- van Graan gearing up for busy period

By Jack Neville / March 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

WATCH – “In the Champions Cup and the Pro 14 we are well set so and cant wait for the challenge ahead.”- Van Graan gearing up for busy period Munster take on Edinburgh in Murrayfield tonight in their re-fixed Pro 14 clash at 7.35. It’s been three weeks since Munster beat Glasgow as the original…

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WATCH: Adrian Breen “Focus on your own game, get inside a clear mind space and deliver from there.”

By Jack Neville / March 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Na Piarsaigh go in search of a second All Ireland success in three years this St Patrick’s day against reigning champions Cuala in Croke Park. Last time out Na Piarsaigh overcame a stubborn Slaughtneil side despite being reduced to 13-men early in the second period. Since then they have seen a number of players battle…

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WATCH: Shane O’Neill “It’s the pinnacle to be there on March 17 in the club final.”

By Jack Neville / March 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

For the second time in three years, Shane O’Neill will take his Na Piarsaigh side to Croke Park on St Patrick’s day for the All Ireland club hurling final. This time its the Dublin kingpins Cuala who stand in their way. Ahead of the final O’Neill reflected on the importance of the game to the…

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Opening fixtures for Limerick SFC released

By Jack Neville / March 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

The opening round of the Limerick SFC and IFC will be played on the last weekend of March it was confirmed last night with the first two rounds of fixtures announced. The following weekend will see the second round played out before the third round which is scheduled to be played between July 19-22. Adare…

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WATCH – Scrum-half James Hart “I’d be kicking myself if I never came home and gave it a go”

By Jack Neville / March 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

WATCH – Scrum-half James Hart on time in France and decision to return to Ireland. James Hart moved to Munster following stints at Top 14 sides Racing 92 and Grenoble. The former Clontarf man says he enjoyed his rugby in France but knew that the clock was running out on him to complete a move…

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WATCH – Munster lock Billy Holland talks Ireland Grand Slam hopes

By Jack Neville / March 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster stalwart Billy Holland believes that it was a great achievement for Ireland to wrap up the Six Nations title with a game to go but knows that the side will want to go on and win the Grand Slam against England. “To have won the Six Nations with a game to go is pretty…

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Joseph O’Brien tipping Douvan for Champion Chase

By Jack Neville / March 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

Speaking at the Top of The Town preview night, Joseph O’Brien stated that he would strongly fancy Douvan if he runs in the Queen Mother Champion Chase with Ruby Walsh taking the ride. That has turned out to be the case despite thoughts that Willie Mullins may run the gelding in the Ryanair. Douvan is…

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Joseph O’Brien and JJ Slevin talk Champion Hurdle

By Jack Neville / March 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Melbourne Cup winning trainer Joseph O’Brien and jockey JJ Slevin give their thoughts on today’s Champion Hurdle. Speaking at the Top of The Town Preview night is Askeaton, O’Brien doesn’t think that Faugheen has any chance of victory over the JP McManus owned favourite Buveur D’air. While JJ Slevin says that Yorkhill is an interesting…

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LIT Celtics take on Neptune in the National league Cup Quarter Final

By Jack Neville / March 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

LIT Celtics made it five wins in a row with a super win over Sligo All Stars in Limerick on Saturday night. The Limerick Senior men’s side trailed for most of the opening two quarters before taking a two point lead. The lead would then change hands 17 times with both sides hitting three pointers…

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Connacht confirm Robin Copeland signing

By Jack Neville / March 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have announced that back row forward Robin Copeland will join the province at the end of the current season. Copeland has made over 60 appearances for Munster during four seasons with the club and previously played over 50 times with the Cardiff Blues. He will join Connacht on a two…

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