Jack Neville

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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Limerick SHC: Group 2 Round 2 Preview

By Jack Neville / May 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

This weekend will see the clash of the group stages as the previous two winners of the competition Na Piarsaigh and current champions Patrickswell face off in the Gaelic Grounds. This game is sure to provide fireworks. Knockainey and Monaleen will be looking to build on their opening day draws while Cappamore and Adare will…

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Limerick minors overcome Waterford to reach Munster Semi Final

By Jack Neville / May 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick did enough in the Gaelic Grounds yesterday evening to reach yet another Munster semi final, against Clare in Ennis on June 28. Limerick will be happy with their work but know there is a lot to do during the break if they are to reach a 5th consecutive Munster final. Limerick came out on top 0-19…

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Limerick side reach Neymar 5-a-side tournament in Brazil

By Jack Neville / May 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick team ‘Whoyaplayin’ are headed for Brazil in June to take part in the Neymar Jr Red Bull 5-a-side Soccer Tournament. The Limerick side outlasted over 185 other teams throughout the country to reach the Irish final in Belfast and secure their ticket to Brazil. The team is captained by Askeaton man Niall Smith who…

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Limerick District League Teams of the season released

By Jack Neville / May 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick District League Teams of the Season released. After all the nominations had been received and calculated, the respective Teams of the Seasons from each division of the Limerick District League have been announced. Whilst some can consider themselves unlucky to miss out, those who have been selected have been chosen on merit in recognition…

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Ireland drawn in favourable RWC pool

By Jack Neville / May 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

Ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup which is being held in Japan, the draw for the pool stages took place in the Kyoto State Guest House earlier this morning. Ireland were in band 1 and therefore avoided the likes of back-to-back World Champions New Zealand, as well as England and Australia. The bands in…

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Limerick man chosen for ambassador role with the Lions

By Jack Neville / May 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick man chosen for ambassador role with Lions. Limerick man and Trinity Student Billy O’Hara has been chosen to accompany the British and Irish Lions on their Tour of New Zealand this Summer. O’Hora, a first year Business, Economics and Social Studies student in TCD was selected after a rigorous selection progress. The former Crescent…

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Limerick minor football side named for Munster Semi Final

By Jack Neville / May 9, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick minor football manager John Ryan has named his side for tomorrows Munster semi final clash with Clare as Limerick look to reach their first Munster MFC final since 1998. Ryan has made one change to the side that defeated Waterford in the last round with Banogue’s Adam Costelloe replacing David Burke at corner forward.…

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