John Keogh

Crucial weekend for local All Ireland League teams as end of season nears

By John Keogh / March 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

There are only three games remaining in the league stage of the All Ireland League Division 1A and all three Limerick sides involved need wins for varying reasons. Garryowen need a victory to keep their hopes of a top four finish alive, while Young Munster and Shannon need positive results in their bid to avoid…

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LISTEN: Crescent College aiming for Kate Russell glory

By John Keogh / March 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

Crescent College Comprehensive go in search for All-Ireland glory this week when their senior girls hockey team take part in the Kate Russell Hockey Tournament in St Andrews College this Thursday and Friday. Crescent will play four games against the Leinster champions and hosts St Andrews, South East champions and holders Kilkenny College, Connacht’s Coláíste…

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Sporting Limerick to live stream Kate Russell 2019 Hockey Tournament

By John Keogh / March 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

Sporting Limerick are delighted to announce that we will be exclusively live streaming the Kate Russell 2019 Hockey Tournament that begins on Thursday morning. The prestigious competition sees the four provincial winners of the Senior Girls Hockey Final’s, as well as a representative of the South East, play each other over the course of two…

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WATCH: Hanrahan on Munster itching to get Scarlets loss out of their system

By John Keogh / March 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

JJ Hanrahan says that Munster are fully focused on getting back to winning ways when they welcome Zebre to Thomond Park on Saturday. Munster lost to Scarlets in their last game three weeks ago and Hanrahan admits that it is a defeat that has lingered. “You don’t want your last game before a break to…

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WATCH: Johann van Graan focusing on the positives from defeat to the Scarlets

By John Keogh / March 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster return to Pro14 action this Saturday evening when they welcome Italian side Zebre to Thomond Park. A defeat to the Scarlets in their last outing saw Johann van Graan’s side lose their spot at the top of Conference A. However, van Graan was fully focused on what Munster did right in that game and…

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WATCH: Limerick sweep aside sorry Kilkenny

By John Keogh / March 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s ladies gaelic football team kept their promotion hopes alive with a facile 7-20 to 1-3 victory over Kilkenny in Askeaton yesterday. The result was already decided as Kilkenny arrived to Limerick with only 11 players, but Limerick decided to play the game – starting with 13 against Kilkenny’s contingent. Limerick got to their task…

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Seven Munster players named in Irish Women’s squad for Welsh test

By John Keogh / March 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ireland Women’s coach Adam Griggs has selected seven Munster players in his squad that plays Wales in their final Six Nations game on Sunday. Eimear Considine, Enya Breen, Deirbhile Nic A Bhaird, Fiona Reidy and Ciara Griffin start the game. Griffin will again captain the side and there is also a welcome return to the…

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Beirne to make Six Nations debut against Wales

By John Keogh / March 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster second row Tadhg Beirne is one of three changes that Joe Schmidt has made for Ireland’s Six Nations game with Wales on Saturday. Beirne comes into the team for Ulster’s Iain Henderson, while there are also returns for Sean O’Brien and Rob Kearney. Peter O’Mahony, CJ Stander, Conor Murray and Keith Earls are the…

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Details confirmed for Champions Cup semi finals

By John Keogh / March 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Four venues are in line to host this season’s Champions Cup semi finals European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) have confirmed. Munster, if they get through their quarter final clash with Edinburgh, could face Saracens at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry if the English side beat Glagsow Warriors. However, Munster will play the Scottish side at…

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Seven Munster players named in Irish U-20 squad for Grand Slam decider

By John Keogh / March 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

With the Six Nations U-20 Championship already secured, Irish coach Noel McNamara has named his team to face Wales in their final game. McNamara’s men are bidding to win Ireland’s second ever Grand Slam at this level and seven Munster players will be helping to emulate the 2007 team. Jake Flannery, Sean French, Jonathan Wren,…

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