John Keogh

WATCH: Munster earn bonus point win over Zebre

By John Keogh / February 21, 2020 /

Munster remain in the hunt for a Pro14 home semi final following a 28-0 bonus point away win over Zebre. However, the Red Army stay in second spot in Conference B after Edinburgh’s victory over Connacht. Tries from Calvin Nash, JJ Hanrahan, Rory Scannell and Darren Sweetnam (all converted by JJ) saw Munster come away…

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Italian job next on the horizon for Munster

By John Keogh / February 20, 2020 /

MUNSTER travel to Italy this weekend to face Zebre following their comprehensive 68-3 win over the Southern Kings in Cork. Johann van Graan’s men moved up to second place in the conference by virtue of that victory with debutant John Hodnett among those to impress earning a man of the match gong. The trip to…

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Limerick footballer

Limerick see off Tipperary in dramatic Munster U-20 Football quarter final

By John Keogh / February 20, 2020 /

Limerick will play Kerry in the Munster U-20 Football Championship semi final after they beat Tipperary at Mick Neville Park last night. Barry Coleman was the match winner for Jerry O’Sullivan’s side as his point three minutes into added time proved to be the winning one. O’Sullivan’s charges will now play his native Kerry in…

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WATCH: JVG on Garrett Fitzgerald and memories of his first game in charge against Zebre

By John Keogh / February 18, 2020 /

Munster head coach Johann van Graan paid tribute to the province’s former CEO Garrett Fitzgerald following his passing at the weekend. Van Graan was speaking today at the High Performance Centre at the University of Limerick ahead of Munster’s Pro14 game with Zebre on Friday. “He was a great man. It was an emotional day…

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Limerick name team for Munster U-20 football clash with Tipperary

By John Keogh / February 18, 2020 /

Limerick U-20 football manager Jerry O’Sullivan has named his side that play Tipperary in the Munster Championship quarter final at the LIT Gaelic Grounds tomorrow evening. O’Sullivan has included four players that beat Tipperary in Thurles last season; Adam Shanagher, Barry Coleman, James Cummins and James Molyneaux. Shanagher captains the side for the game that…

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WATCH: Garryowen and Munsters continue to fly Limerick flag in AIL

By John Keogh / February 17, 2020 /

The All Ireland League got back down to business at the weekend with three Limerick sides earning victories from their respective fixtures. Garryowen remain in second place behind table toppers Cork Con in Division 1A following an 8-5 victory over Terenure at Dooradoyle. Jamie Heuston’s dramatic late drop goal earned the Light Blues their ninth…

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WATCH: Stephen Larkham on Munster's Pro14 clash with the Southern Kings

By John Keogh / February 14, 2020 /

Munster senior coach Stephen Larkham is expecting a tough challenge from the visitors to Musgrave Park this evening. The Red Army get their season back underway after a month’s break and welcome the Southern Kings to Cork in the Pro14 Larkham believes that it will be a very open contest on the fast track of…

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Munster return to Pro14 action against Kings

By John Keogh / February 13, 2020 /

MUNSTER will look to get back on track in the Pro14 when they welcome the Southern Kings to Musgrave Park on Friday night. Johann van Graan’s men have not been in action since their Champions Cup exit and the Pro14 is now their sole focus for the remainder of the season. A win over their…

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WATCH: John Ryan on European disappointment and making home advantage count against the Kings

By John Keogh / February 11, 2020 /

Munster prop John Ryan is keen to get back onto the pitch after some time off following the province’s exit from this season’s Champions Cup. Ryan admits that the disappointment in not reaching the European quarter finals will be used in the right way for the rest of their Pro14 campaign, but will not be…

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WATCH: Larkham full of praise for Ireland's Munster contingent

By John Keogh / February 11, 2020 /

Munster senior coach Stephen Larkham was up before the media this week as the province get ready for their Pro14 return on Friday against the Southern Kings. Larkham heaped praise on the Munster players that have been in superb form during Ireland’s wins over Scotland and Wales. “CJ’s had two man of the match performances…

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