Jack Neville

Listen: McDonald delighted with Bray win

By Jack Neville / June 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

Last Friday night Limerick manager Neil McDonald and his side secured a monumental 5-3 victory over 3rd-place Bray Wanderers in the Markets Field. A brace from Chiedozie Ogbene coupled with goals from Rodrigo Tosi, Bastien Hery and Dean Clarke sealed the win for Limerick as they head into the mid-season break on a high. McDonald…

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Fitzgerald and Coombes called into Irish U20 Squad

By Jack Neville / June 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

Ahead of Ireland’s final pool game against New Zealand, Munster duo Conor Fitzgerald and Liam Coombes have been drafted into the Ireland U20s squad. Fitzgerald replaces Angus Curtis in the squad after the out-half suffered a concussion in the defeat to Scotland. Coombes comes into the squad in the place of fellow Munster man Colm Hogan…

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Limerick to face Wexford in first round of Qualifiers

By Jack Neville / June 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

After the disappointment of the Munster Championship loss to Clare a week ago, Billy Lee and his Limerick footballers have been drawn to play Wexford at the Gaelic Grounds on June 24th with a throw in time of 3pm. Wexford were promoted from Division 4 after starting their campaign with a win over Limerick. However,…

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It says in the papers: Limerick V Clare

By Jack Neville / June 5, 2017 / 0 Comments

Newspaper review of Limerick’s clash with Clare. Clare reached a first Munster final since 2008 yesterday at the expense of an experimental Limerick side who could never get a foothold in the game and would not take lead after the fifth minute when Shane O’Donnel struck a goal. In their analysis of the game, The Examiner,…

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Limerick progress in U25 Championship

By Jack Neville / June 5, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Limerick U25 squad defeated Clare in the inaugural Munster U25 Competition to set up a Munster final clash against Waterford. Limerick progressed to the final with a 4-17 to 0-16 win in the curtain raiser for the Munster Championship Senior Semi Final. Limerick’s panel consisted of the current extended U21 panel minus the nine…

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LISTEN: Matt O’Callaghan Talks Limerick V Clare

By Jack Neville / June 3, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster Hurling Championship Preview. Limerick take on Clare this Sunday in the Munster Hurling Championship Semi Final in Semple Stadium. Throw in is at 4pm with the winner to face either Cork or Waterford in the Provincial decider. The winner will also be guaranteed a place in an All Ireland Quarter Final, something both sets…

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Heaslip fears for Munster back row duo on Lions Tour

By Jack Neville / June 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

As a verteran of two Lions tours, Jamie Heaslip knows what he is talking about when it comes to that red Jersey. Heaslip has also been a constant member of the Irish back row for the bones of ten years now, and he has admitted that he thinks that CJ Stander and Peter O’Mahony may…

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Potential Qualifier opponents for Limerick footballers

By Jack Neville / June 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

There are 11 potential opponents Limerick footballers could face in the opening round of the qualifiers on June 24. Wexford, London and Fermanagh are already in the pot with Limerick. There will be four more in the pot who will be decided after these games between Cavan/Monaghan; Down/Armagh; Dublin/Carlow and Offaly/Westmeath. Limerick will find out who…

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Incredible stat that makes Limerick favourites in Munster hurling clash

By Jack Neville / June 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

Clare are favourites to overcome Limerick this Sunday and reach a first Munster final since 2008, when they were defeated by Tipperary. For Limerick, they will be looking to reach the decider for the first time since 2014, where they were beaten by Cork. Limerick’s spring performances were uninspiring as two losses in Division 1B…

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Schmidt confident IRFU did all it could to secure Ryan

By Jack Neville / June 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

Ahead of Ireland’s summer tour of Japan and the USA, there are a number of notable absentees from the Irish Camp. Whilst 11 are touring with the Lions in New Zealand, there is one omission that surprised all. After the season of a life time, Donnacha Ryan was looked at as a potential Lion. However,…

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