John Keogh

Carbery happy with recent form but insists there is plenty to improve on

By John Keogh / January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Joey Carbery has settled well at Munster since his much talked about move to the province from rivals Leinster last summer. The New Zealand born out half has played an instrumental part in Munster’s run to the Champions Cup quarter final and their ascent to the top of Conference A of the Pro14 but he…

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Limerick hurling legend Ciarán Carey to pen weekly article with Sporting Limerick

By John Keogh / January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Sporting Limerick are delighted to announced that one of Limerick’s most iconic and leading hurlers Ciarán Carey has joined our ever expanding list of columnists. Carey will be taking a look at Limerick’s hurling team throughout the season, starting with his first article that will appear on Sporting Limerick’s website and in the Limerick Post…

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O’Donnell waiting to determine extent of shoulder injury

By John Keogh / January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster back row Tommy O’Donnell could be on the sidelines for another prolonged period after he sustained a shoulder injury against Exeter Chiefs on Saturday. O’Donnell was withdrawn from the action at half time and Munster confirmed that the openside flanker had been assessed by the medical department on the left shoulder problem and that…

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Van Graan pays tribute to his players after Exeter arm wrestle

By John Keogh / January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster are into the Champions Cup quarter final after the win over Exeter and that’s all that matters according to Johann van Graan. Joey Carbery’s late penalty saw van Graan’s men to a two point victory and set up a last eight fixture with Edinburgh at Murrayfield at the end of March. “Look, it was…

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Costelloe leads Limerick to opening League win over Offaly

By John Keogh / January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s senior camogie team got off to a winning start in the Littlewoods Camogie League by beating Offaly 1-12 to 0-13. Team captain Caoimhe Costelloe was the scorer in chief for Declan Nash’s side who play Clare in their next game on February 2. Costelloe hit nine points in the two point victory – five…

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Beirne to miss opening Six Nations game due to knee injury

By John Keogh / January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster second row Tadhg Beirne is set to miss Ireland’s Six Nations games against England and Scotland as a result of an injury he picked up during the Champions Cup win over Exeter Chiefs. Beirne picked up the knee injury late on in the 9-7 victory at Thomond Park on Saturday the IRFU confirmed this…

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WATCH: Old Crescent earn bragging rights with win over UL Bohs

By John Keogh / January 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

A blistering second half performance saw Old Crescent earn an impressive 31-10 win over UL Bohs in AIL Division 2A. Bohs were 10-3 up at half time but four second half tries saw Crescent home to the victory. Brian Walsh gave Bohs a fantastic start with a 14th minute try that Michael Mullally converted. Ronan…

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Lee names panel for 2019 season

By John Keogh / January 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick senior football manager Billy Lee and his backroom team have finalised a 39-man squad for this season. Among the players named is Ronan Lynch. The Na Piarsaigh clubman has two U-21 All-Ireland hurling medals but has been unable to force his way into John Kiely’s plans. The squad has joint captains in 2019 –…

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Twelve Munster players named in Ireland U-20 Six Nations squad

By John Keogh / January 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster will be well represented in Ireland’s U-20 Six Nations campaign after 12 players were named in Noel McNamara’s squad for the competition. Shannon scrum half Craig Casey is one of two vice captains named, with Leinster centre David Hawkshaw captaining the 40 strong squad. Ben Healy and Jake Flannery both make the out half…

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Limerick Swimming Club remember Gerry Ryan at UL Arena Gala

By John Keogh / January 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Close to 1000 swimmers will converge on UL Arena this weekend to compete in Limerick Swimming Club’s Annual Gerry Ryan Memorial Gala.   Limerick Swimming Club is Limerick’s largest, longest established and most successful competitive swimming club. Swimmers from North, South, East and West will compete for the coveted Gerry Ryan Memorial Trophy at the…

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