John Keogh

WATCH: Highlights from Limerick's comeback win over Tipperary

By John Keogh / January 26, 2020 /

Limerick clawed back a 10-point deficit to earn a victory from their opening Allianz Hurling League clash with Tipperary at Semple Stadium. The home side led 0-13 to 0-4 at half time and also got the first score of the second half to put their advantage into double figures. Limerick managed to get back into…

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Enright goal sees Limerick to opening night win against Waterford

By John Keogh / January 25, 2020 /

Limerick’s senior footballers got off to a winning start in Allianz League Division 4 by beating Waterford on a 1-10 to 0-10 scoreline in Fraher Field, Dungarven. The sides were level at the break, but Limerick improved drastically in the second half with Danny Neville shooting 0-3 on their way to victory. Billy Lee’s men…

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Two players to make their Limerick league debuts against Waterford

By John Keogh / January 24, 2020 /

Billy Lee has named his team for Saturday’s Allianz Football League Division 4 opener against Waterford at Fraher Field. Bob Childs (Galtee Gaels) and Ger Stack (Gerald Griffins) have been named at wing back and corner forward in a team that shows one change from the 15 that beat Cork in the McGrath Cup Final.…

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Mary I and UL to meet in Fitzgibbon Cup quarter finals

By John Keogh / January 24, 2020 /

One Limerick college is guaranteed to make the last four if the Fitzgibbon Cup following victories for Mary Immaculate College and UL yesterday. Mary I topped their group and earned a home semi final by virtue of a 2-11 to 0-15 win over WIT, while UL saw off the challenge of Maynooth on a 0-21…

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Kiely names Limerick team for opening league clash with Tipperary

By John Keogh / January 23, 2020 /

Limerick senior hurling manager John Kiely has made one change to the team that beat Cork in the Munster Hurling League Final for Saturday’s opening National Hurling League game with Tipperary in Thurles. Into the starting team comes Na Piarsaigh’s Mike Casey at full back in place of Aaron Costello with Richie English moving to…

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LISTEN: John Kiely not interested in "phoney wars" during league campaign

By John Keogh / January 23, 2020 /

Limerick start their defence of the Allianz Hurling League campaign against All-Ireland holders Tipperary this weekend and manager John Kiely is taking nothing for granted. His side added the Munster Championship and Allianz Hurling League to the All-Ireland won in 2018 and have began 2020 in similar fashion by winning the Munster Hurling League. However,…

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LISTEN: Tipp boss Sheedy looking to get back down to business

By John Keogh / January 23, 2020 /

Tipperary manager Liam Sheedy is hoping that all the celebrating from last year’s All-Ireland win is out of the system as they welcome Limerick to Semple Stadium for the opening fixture of the 2020 Allianz Hurling League. The sides met twice in the Munster Championship last year with Tipperary winning the group fixture, but Limerick…

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WATCH: Griffin excited for Six Nations to get going with Scotland first up

By John Keogh / January 23, 2020 /

Ireland captain Ciara Griffin is looking forward to their opening clash with Scotland on Sunday week in Donnybrook. The UL-Bohs star says that the team have prepared well for the competition following a relatively disappointing showing in 2019 that yielded just one victory. “It’s exciting. It’s the start now of the busy season so we…

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Ospreys cameos offer a glimpse into the future

By John Keogh / January 22, 2020 /

MUNSTER’S European faith had already been set in stone before the 33-6 victory against Ospreys, but the performance against the lowly Welsh outfit may have offered a little bit of a view into a bright future for the province. Many (rightly) will say it’s all well and good doing it when the pressure is off…

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Will O’Donoghue striving for more success in 2020

By John Keogh / January 22, 2020 /

LIMERICK’S senior hurlers get the defence of the National Hurling League underway this Saturday evening with a visit to Semple Stadium in Thurles to take on All-Ireland champions Tipperary. John Kiely’s men saw off Tipperary in the Munster Hurling League clash before Christmas, but will know that a very different challenge awaits them as the…

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