John Keogh

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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Upton and Carroll named in Irish World Cup Hockey Squad

By John Keogh / June 17, 2022 /

Vice captain Roisin Upton and fellow Catholic Institute teammate Naomi Carroll will represent Ireland in next month’s World Cup in the Netherlands and Spain after being named in Sean Dancer’s squad. Five new faces have been given the call up by dancer while the squad also contains five players that reached the World Cup Final…

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WATCH: Limerick see off Clare in epic battle to land fourth Munster title in a row

By John Keogh / June 5, 2022 /

Limerick are Munster hurling champions for the fourth year in a row following a 1-29 to 0-29 win over Clare after extra time at Semple Stadium, Thurles. It was a battle throughout between two well matched teams but Limerick had enough left in the tank to dominate extra time and win by a three point…

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Byrnes late free earns Limerick a draw with Clare in Ennis

By John Keogh / May 15, 2022 /

Limerick remain unbeaten in the Munster Hurling Championship after a 1-21 to 0-24 draw with Clare in Cusack Park in Ennis. The sides will now meet again in the Munster Final following Cork’s win over Waterford. Diarmaid Byrnes landed a long range free in added time to level the game for a 14th time before referee…

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Classy second half display sees Limerick into Munster Final date with Kerry

By John Keogh / May 14, 2022 /

Limerick are into the Munster SFC Final following a 2-10 to 0-10 victory over Tipperary in the semi final at Semple Stadium. Goals in each half from Josh Ryan and Brian Donovan were enough to seal Billy Lee’s side’s spot in the provincial decider for the first time since 2010. After an abject first half,…

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Final quarter brilliance sees Limerick beat Tipperary

By John Keogh / May 8, 2022 /

A sensational scoring spell in the final quarter saw Limerick earn a 3-21 to 0-23 win over Tipperary at the TUS Gaelic Grounds. Limerick scored 1-5 without reply between the 61st and 67th minutes saw John Kiely’s men storm from behind to win by seven points. Conor Boylan and Aaron Gillane got the goals late on. The…

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Munster U-20 glory for Limerick after four point win over Tipperary

By John Keogh / May 4, 2022 /

Limerick are Munster U-20 Hurling Champions following a 1-25 to 2-18 win over Tipperary in tonight’s final at the TUS Gaelic Grounds. Aidan O’Connor starred for Limerick with a man of the match performance that yielded 0-9 and he was backed up by 1-2 by Adam English and 0-5 from play by Shane O’Brien. O’Connor…

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Limerick see off Waterford to book spot in Munster U-20 Hurling Final

By John Keogh / April 27, 2022 /

Limerick will play Tipperary in the Munster U-20 Hurling Championship Final following a 0-27 to 3-15 win over Waterford at the TUS Gaelic Grounds tonight. Diarmuid Mullins’s men scored 16 second half points to see off a valiant Waterford outfit that stayed in the contest with two late goals. The game was level at 0-11…

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