John Keogh

Kiely leaves Ulster to take up Head of Athletic Performance role at Connacht

By John Keogh / July 4, 2022 /

Former Limerick senior hurling strength and conditioning coach Mikey Kiely has taken a new role at Connacht Rugby following a season at fellow Irish side Ulster Rugby. The Ballybrown man had huge success with Limerick, helping the side earn All-Ireland senior crowns in 2020 and 2021, as well as the 2017 U-21 All-Ireland before taking…

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WATCH: Kiely hails team character after Limerick reach fourth All-Ireland Final in five years

By John Keogh / July 4, 2022 /

Limerick produced a stunning final 10 minutes to see off Galway on a 0-27 to 1-21 scoreline in yesterday’s All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park. Three late scores from David Reidy (2) and Diarmaid Byrnes saw Kiely’s men into a decider against Kilkenny in two weeks time. It was an almighty effort from John Kiely’s men…

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WATCH: John Kiely On Galway “They are a great side. Very skilful. Really good ball players”

By John Keogh / June 30, 2022 /

Limerick manager John Kiely has heaped praise on All-Ireland semi-final opponents Galway ahead of their much anticipated clash at Croke Park on July 3rd. The Galbally man says that Limerick will have to match Henry Shefflin’s side in every aspect of the game if they are to reach a third consecutive All-Ireland Final and a…

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Barry Nash “When John & Paul brought that challenge to me I tried to meet it head on”

By John Keogh / June 30, 2022 /

Limerick defender Barry Nash has been a revelation since he made the switch from the forward line and believes that there is more room for improvement. The South Liberties man has heaped praise ahead of his manager John Kiely and Limerick coach Paul Kinnerk for giving him the confidence to succeed in his new surroundings.…

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WATCH: Kiely Happy With Break Ahead Of Semi Final “We Needed A Bit Of Time For The Bodies To Heal”

By John Keogh / June 29, 2022 /

Limerick manager John Kiely feels that the four week break from the Munster Final win to the All-Ireland semi-final is a good thing for his side. The Treaty go into the last four tie with Galway on the back of a break and Kiely says that it was exactly what the group needed after a…

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WATCH: Nash On Galway Challenge “we have had some tremendous battles with them throughout the years”

By John Keogh / June 29, 2022 /

Limerick defender Barry Nash feels that the All-Ireland semi-final clash with Galway will be a massive battle and will go down to the wire. Galway came out on top when the sides met at the TUS Gaelic Grounds but Limerick have had recent wins over the Tribesmen in the All-Ireland semi-final in 2020 and in…

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Costello leads Limerick to crucial win over Down

By John Keogh / June 26, 2022 /

Limerick are in with a chance of reaching the quarter-finals of the All-Ireland Camogie Championship after a 2-11 to 0-12 win over Down in Cappamore. They now face a do or die clash with Antrim next time out for a place in this year’s quarter-final and Limerick will be full of confidence after following up…

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Sporting Limerick’s Best and Worst from the 2021/2022 rugby season

By John Keogh / June 23, 2022 /

THE URC Final brought down the club rugby season and to say it was a mixed bag for Munster would be putting it mildly. In this article, we look at the best and worst from Munster’s season, the AIL and a glance at the Junior Rugby Season as well. Munster Rugby Senior Player of the…

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WATCH: Limerick cruise into All-Ireland semi final with comfortable win over New York

By John Keogh / June 22, 2022 /

Graham Shine’s Limerick ladies football side are into the last four of the TG4 LGFA Junior Championship following a 4-11 to 1-5 win over New York at the TUS Gaelic Grounds. Limerick led 2-9 to 1-2 at the end of the first half but were quite wasteful in front of goal. That trend continued after…

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Munster Final glory parked for Hegarty as Limerick look forward to Croke Park

By John Keogh / June 17, 2022 /

Limerick star Gearoid Hegarty says that Limerick’s squad of players got them through Munster and an ‘incredible’ final but focus has very much turned to the tasks that lie ahead next month. John Kiely’s men are will find out their semi-final opponents after this weekend’s quarter-finals and the St Patrick’s ace feels that Limerick are…

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