John Keogh

Premier U-21 Hurling Game of 2020 – Garryspillane v Na Piarsaigh – Quarter Final

By John Keogh / December 30, 2020 /

Garryspillane came out on top of an extra time thriller against Na Piarsaigh in the second Premier U-21 Hurling Championship quarter-final. Patrickswell saw off Ahane’s challenge earlier in the day at the LIT Gaelic Grounds as competitive hurling returned on August 19th following the initial Covid-19 lockdown. The Bouncers came into the game with Na…

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Premier MHC Game of 2020 – Ballybrown v Mungret St Pauls – Final

By John Keogh / December 29, 2020 /

Ballybrown notched their second Premier Minor Hurling Championship in a row with a sensational 3-23 to 0-20 victory over Mungret St Pauls at the LIT Gaelic Grounds in September. The Joe O’Connor and Patrick Hartigan managed side were in superb form with Aidan O’Connor leading the way in an astonishing performance that yielded him a…

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BREAKING: Munster’s game with Leinster postponed

By John Keogh / December 24, 2020 /

Munster’s Pro14 fixture with Leinster that was scheduled to take place at Thomond Park on St Stephen’s Day has been postponed. This is due to Leinster currently investigating the results of results from the latest rounds of Covid-19 PRC testing. The results will not be returned in time to meet the public health guidelines in…

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Defeat to Clare sees Limerick minor footballers bow out of the Munster Championship

By John Keogh / December 16, 2020 /

Limerick are out of the Munster MFC following a 4-20 to 1-10 defeat to Clare in tonight’s semi final at the LIT Gaelic Grounds. Joe Lee’s side struggled to get to grips with a classy Clare outfit that were full value for their emphatic victory. They led from start to finish with Dylan O’Brien’s goal…

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Kiely “It goes without saying that this is a huge challenge for us on Sunday”

By John Keogh / November 27, 2020 /

Limerick manager John Kiely has been impressed by what he has seen from Sunday’s opponents since Shane O’Neill took over the Tribesmen this season. Galway beat Tipperary in a thrilling quarter-final at the LIT Gaelic Grounds last weekend and will come into Sunday’s clash at Croke Park full of confidence. “They played really, really well…

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Kiely Says Extra Preparation Welcome but Limerick “Must Make It Count”

By John Keogh / November 26, 2020 /

Limerick manager John Kiely believes that the extra week preparation that his side have enjoyed could prove crucial in Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Galway. Kiely’s charges haven’t played since they beat Waterford in the Munster Final two weeks ago but Galway endured a very tough fixture against Tipperary last weekend in their All-Ireland quarter final.…

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WATCH: Limerick win back to back Munster titles

By John Keogh / November 15, 2020 /

Limerick are the Munster SHC victors for the second year running after a hard fought final against Waterford at Semple Stadium. The Treaty came out victorious on a 0-25 to 0-21 win against a dogged Waterford outfit. Aaron Gillane top scored for Limerick with 0-10 for a Limerick side that did just enough to win…

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Heartbreak for senior footballers after extra time defeat in Munster semi final

By John Keogh / November 7, 2020 /

Limerick are out of the Munster SFC following a devastating defeat to Tipperary at the LIT Gaelic Grounds. Tipperary came away with an extra time victory with Brian Fox landing the vital score at the end of a game that looked destined for penalties. Billy Lee’s charges had looked good going into the break 2-6…

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First half dominance helps Limerick cruise past Waterford

By John Keogh / October 31, 2020 /

Limerick’s senior footballers are into the Munster SFC semi-final following a 2-14 to 0-9 victory over Waterford at Fraher Field. First half goals from Cillian Fahy and Adrian Enright helped Limerick into a dominant 2-5 to 0-4 half time advantage. The control continued in the second half despite playing into a strong breeze and they…

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Munster Senior Hurling Championship but not as we know it

By John Keogh / October 27, 2020 /

In many ways it was business as usual for John Kiely’s Limerick senior hurling side a strong second half performance saw them to a comfortable, in the end, victory over rivals Clare at Semple Stadium. However, it was not Munster Championship hurling as we know it. The reality is that all of what we have…

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