John Keogh

Kilkenny too strong for Limerick in All-Ireland Camogie Championship

By John Keogh / July 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick fell to their second championship defeat in a row when All-Ireland finalists of the last three years Kilkenny proved to be a step too far for Declan Nash’s side. Kilkenny ran out 4-23 to 1-13 winners in Callan, but Limerick have the consolation of a quarter final spot by virtue of Galway’s victory over…

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“They are making it incredibly hard to whittle it down” – Easterby

By John Keogh / July 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ireland forwards coach Simon Easterby says that he and the rest of the coaching staff are facing a difficult task when they have to make cuts to the squad for this year’s World Cup in Japan. The 45-strong group of players have been putting in a huge amount of work over the last few weeks…

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WATCH: Sean Cronin on being back in Limerick and Ireland’s World Cup prep

By John Keogh / July 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Irish rugby squad have been in Limerick all week as they continue their preparation for this year’s World Cup in Japan. Joe Schmidt and has backroom team have been putting the players through paces at the University of Limerick this week and their stay culminated with an open session in Thomond Park on Friday.…

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LISTEN: “Game against Down is huge” – John Ryan

By John Keogh / July 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s ladies football side face a must win game when they make the long trip to Down in their second tie of the All-Ireland Intermediate Football Championship. John Ryan’s side were comfortably beaten on a 3-15 to 3-5 scoreline by Kildare at the LIT Gaelic Grounds last Saturday. Ryan is hoping that his charges have…

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LISTEN: “Kilkenny game will be a great test for us” – Declan Nash

By John Keogh / July 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick go into their All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship fixture with Kilkenny on Saturday on the back of a five point loss to Galway in their last game. Declan Nash’s charges put in a fine performance up in Athenry last Sunday, but he is acutely aware that his side are heavy underdogs against Kilkenny. The Marble…

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Something for the Weekend

By John Keogh / July 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

GAA Sat-Jul-20 – SE – Cork v Tyrone – 5pm – SSAre Sat-Jul-20 – SE – Dublin v Roscommon – 7pm – SSAre Sun-Jul-21 – SE – Mayo v Meath – 2pm – RTÉ2 Sun-Jul-21 – SE – Kerry v Donegal – 4pm – RTÉ2 Sun-Jul-21 – The Sunday Game – 9:30pm – RTÉ2 SOCCER…

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WATCH: Johann van Graan gives an update on Munster’s pre-season

By John Keogh / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster are in their third week of pre-season and head coach Johann van Graan has provided an overview of preparations for the new season. Van Graan highlights the importance of the players getting away from the game in the off-season and the mix of older and younger players getting to know each other since training…

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Ramanujan century helps Limerick Cricket Club batter Blasters

By John Keogh / July 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

It was Abhishek Ramanujan’s day of glory on Saturday when he carried his bat for the full 45 overs in helping Limerick Cricket Club to a demolishing 199 run win over the Limerick Blasters in Adare on Saturday. This was the first win for LCC in Division One and a much-needed one for them so…

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Munster add game with London Irish to pre-season fixtures

By John Keogh / July 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster have today confirmed that they will play London Irish in a pre-season game at Musgrave Park. The fixture with former Munster coach Declan Kidney’s exiles takes place in Cork on Saturday, September 13. Munster play Connacht in Galway a week later. It will be the ninth time in 12 seasons that the two sides…

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Victorious weekend for Limerick horse racing

By John Keogh / July 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

It was a victorious few days for horse racing folk in Limerick racing after wins for local jockeys and trainers alike. Donal McInerney was the hero of the hour as he got the 8/1 Chasing Abbey home by three parts of a length from the Eoin Doyle-trained Dunbar at Roscommon. Chris Hayes then landed a…

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