John Keogh

WATCH: Highlights of Limerick's win over Carlow

By John Keogh / February 11, 2020 /

Limerick made it three wins from three games in the Allianz Football League Division 4 after a dramatic 1-7 to 0-9 win over Carlow at Netwatch Cullen Park. Billy Lee’s men scored 1-1 in added time to add to their victories against Waterford and London. Lee’s charges trailled by four points after a disappointing opening…

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Farrell and O'Donoghue released from Irish camp ahead of Munster's Pro14 return

By John Keogh / February 10, 2020 /

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has released 13 players back to their provinces ahead of this weekend’s Pro14 fixtures. The 23 remaining members of the squad will now embark on a two-day training camp in Cork as they prepare for their Six Nations clash with England on Sunday, February 23rd. Chris Farrell and Jack O’Donoghue…

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Footballers earn a dramatic late win over Carlow

By John Keogh / February 9, 2020 /

Limerick’s footballers made it three wins from three with a 1-7 to 0-9 win over Carlow at Netwatch Cullen Park. Billy Lee’s charges trailled 0-9 to 0-6 heading into added time, but a Bob Childs goal and an Iain Corbett penalty saw them to a sensational victory. Limerick were aided by a gale force win…

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Snyman and de Allende signings are a major statement

By John Keogh / February 5, 2020 /

THE ANNOUNCEMENT of a new signing always brings hope to fans, but bringing in two World Cup winners signals that Munster aren’t messing around. It had long been rumoured and finally Munster announced last week that Damian de Allende and RG Snyman will join the province on two-year-deals from next season. The duo, who currently…

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Two changes to starting Irish team to face Wales as Earls is named on the bench

By John Keogh / February 4, 2020 /

Ireland coach Andy Farrell has made two enforced changes to his team that faces Wales in the Six Nations at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Into the team comes Peter O’Mahony and Robbie Henshaw due to injuries Caelan Doris and Garry Ringrose. Munster’s Keith Earls and Max Deegan take O’Mahony and Henshaw’s spots on the…

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WATCH: Limerick boss Sexton happy with performance amid scoring confusion

By John Keogh / February 3, 2020 /

The narrative surrounding Limerick’s opening Littlewoods Camogie League fixture that began the Paul Sexton era will most definitely focus on the scoring confusion, but amid the chaos the new Treaty boss was happy with his team’s performance. The referee’s score indicated that the game finished 1-7 to 0-10, but most observes had the score at…

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Footballers make it two wins for two in National League

By John Keogh / February 2, 2020 /

Limerick’s senior footballers earned their second win on the trot in Allianz League by beating London 0-8 to 0-7 in Mick Neville Park. It was a hard fought victory over a London side that thrived at times in the wet and windy conditions in Rathkeale. London raced into a 0-3 to 0-0 advantage, but Padraig…

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Sexton magic sees Farrell era off to a winning start

By John Keogh / February 1, 2020 /

Johnny Sexton scored all the points as Ireland kicked off the 2020 Six Nations with a 19-12 victory over Scotland at the Aviva Stadium. The Irish captain scored the game’s only try, as well as four penalties and a conversion in the seven-point win. New head coach Andy Farrell will know that there is plenty…

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Five wins out of six for Limerick teams in AIL

By John Keogh / January 30, 2020 /

It was a successful weekend for the majority of Limerick teams in the All-Ireland League (AIL) with Garryowen, Young Munster, Shannon, Old Crescent and UL Bohs all securing victories from their matches. Bruff were the only team to taste defeat from their game with Clonmel. Garryowen consolidated second place in the table behind Cork Con…

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Lee pleased with heart shown in win over Waterford

By John Keogh / January 29, 2020 /

LIMERICK’S senior footballers got their Allianz Football League Division 4 campaign off to a victorious start by beating Waterford 1-10 to 0-10 in Dungarven. It was a tricky test for the Billy Lee managed test, especially when Paul Maher was sent off after receiving his second yellow card 12 minutes from time. Bob Childs was…

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