John Keogh

Stunning second half sees Limerick footballers off to a winning league start

By John Keogh / May 15, 2021 /

Limerick got off to a flying start in Division 3 of the Allianz Football League Division 3 South with a 1-13 to 0-14 victory over Tipperary at the LIT Gaelic Grounds. Danny Neville’s 1-1 in the space of 90 seconds at the beginning of the second half saw Limerick reverse a two point deficit. They…

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WATCH: Understrength Munster fall to first loss of the season against Ulster

By John Keogh / January 2, 2021 /

Munster have tasted defeat for the first time this season after they lost 15-10 to Ulster at Ravenhill this evening. All of Ulster’s points in the game came in the first half while Darren Sweetnam crossed for Munster late on. Ulster scored two tries in the victory through Matt Faddes and Ethan McIlroy, while John…

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Munster name team for Ulster interpro

By John Keogh / January 1, 2021 /

Munster head coach Johann van Graan has rung the changes for their Pro14 game against Ulster tomorrow evening at Ravenhill. Niall Scannell and Liam Coombes come in for their first starts of the season, while Dave Kilcoyne should make his comeback from injury after he was named among the replacements. In all, there are 14…

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Limerick Senior Hurling Game of 2020 – Patrickswell v Adare – Group Stage

By John Keogh / December 31, 2020 /

It was the first game of the 2020 Limerick SHC and my word it made up for the months without any action at the senior grade. Patrickswell were heavy favourites going into the game but were met by a ferocious Adare challenge and it looked for large parts that Brian Foley’s men were set to…

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Limerick Senior Football Championship Game of 2020 – Fr Casey’s v Adare – Group Stage

By John Keogh / December 31, 2020 /

It wasn’t a vintage year for the Limerick SFC but Fr Casey’s shock win over Adare in the group stage is our game of 2020. The Abbeyfeale side turned in a stunning second half showing to earn a 0-17 to 0-12 victory. Many believed that the result would finally push Fr Casey’s towards senior success…

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Premier Intermediate Hurling Game of 2020 – Kildimo-Pallaskenry v Mungret St Pauls – Final

By John Keogh / December 31, 2020 /

They may have had a more entertaining contest in the group stages but the victory for Kildimo-Pallaskenry over Mungret St Pauls was a stunning one for so many reasons. As always, the Premier Intermediate grade throws up some exciting and tight contests and this decider was no different. Kildimo-Pallaskenry continued the 2020 trend of losing…

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Intermediate Hurling Championship Game of 2020 – Newcastle West v Na Piarsaigh – Final

By John Keogh / December 31, 2020 /

As finals go, this was a game that had everything. NCW led for the majority of the game but a late Na Piarsaigh goal forced extra time. The west Limerick club had the better of extra time and came out with a 1-24 to 1-22 win at the LIT Gaelic Grounds. NCW led 1-5 to…

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Intermediate Football Championship Game of 2020 – Claughaun v Gerald Griffins – Final

By John Keogh / December 30, 2020 /

It may not have been a game for the football purists but Claughaun won’t care a jot as their 0-10 to 0-7 victory over Gerald Griffins sees them return to the senior ranks. The Hoops were fully deserving of their victory against a Gerald Griffins side that were never allowed get going. It was the…

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Junior Football Game of 2020 – Crecora-Manister v Monagea – Final

By John Keogh / December 30, 2020 /

Crecora-Manister were crowned County Junior A Football champions for 2020 following a 1-11 to 0-11 victory over Monagea in Kilmallock on October 4th. Mike McCormack played a captain’s role by landing the all-important goal for Crecora. His goal opened the scoring in the game and proved crucial. They dominated the opening quarter and led 1-3…

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Premier U-21 Hurling Game of 2020 – Garryspillane v Na Piarsaigh – Quarter Final

By John Keogh / December 30, 2020 /

Garryspillane came out on top of an extra time thriller against Na Piarsaigh in the second Premier U-21 Hurling Championship quarter-final. Patrickswell saw off Ahane’s challenge earlier in the day at the LIT Gaelic Grounds as competitive hurling returned on August 19th following the initial Covid-19 lockdown. The Bouncers came into the game with Na…

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