John Keogh

Superb second half sees Limerick to 10 point win over Clare

By John Keogh / October 25, 2020 /

Limerick are the 2020 League champions and are into the Munster Championship following a 0-36 to 1-23 win over Clare at Semple Stadium this evening. The Treaty and Clare were level eight times throughout and at all square at 0-15 apiece at half time but a sensational second half saw John Kiely;s men to victory.…

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WATCH: Ireland go top of Six Nations table with bonus point win over Italy

By John Keogh / October 24, 2020 /

Ireland moved to the summit of the Six Nations table following a bonus point 50-17 win over Italy at the Aviva Stadium. First half tries from CJ Stander and two on debut from Leinster winger Hugo Keenan saw Andy Farrell’s side 21 points ahead at the end of the opening 40 minutes. They were added…

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Win over Sligo sees Limerick win Division 4 and promotion

By John Keogh / October 24, 2020 /

Billy Lee’s Limerick senior footballers will be plying their trade in the Allianz League Division 3 following their 1-16 to 1-14 win over Sligo. The victory gives Limerick the Division 4 title but much more importantly gives them promotion to the third tier for the first time since 2016. Limerick were by far the better…

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Delight for Doon after win over Patrickswell in Premier U-21 Final

By John Keogh / August 19, 2020 /

Doon are Premier U-21 Hurling champions for the second year in a row following a 0-18 to 0-17 victory over Patrickswell at the LIT Gaelic Grounds. After an enthralling contest it was the east side that came out on top with substitute Jack Downey contributing two late points that help earn the win. The sides…

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Adare and Doon play out entertaining SHC draw

By John Keogh / July 31, 2020 /

Adare and Doon could not be separated at the LIT Gaelic Grounds as their Bon Secours Hospital Limerick SHC clash finished 1-19 to 0-22. Both sides had chances to earn victory but honours finished even when John Fitzgibbon landed his fifth point, a ’65 deep into added time. The Group now sees Patrickswell on two…

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WATCH: Old Christians beat Na Piarsaigh in 1999 City Senior Hurling Final

By John Keogh / April 2, 2020 /

It was a the clash of the SHC semi finalists Na Piarsiagh and IHC semi finalists Old Christians in 1999 version of the City Senior Hurling Final and it was the latter that pulled off a shock win at St Patrick’s Field. Old Christians came out victorious on a 3-12 to 1-12 scoreline in what…

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WATCH: Limerick book League semi final spot with win over Waterford

By John Keogh / March 7, 2020 /

Limerick are into the Allianz League Division 1 Hurling League semi final after a 1-21 to 1-17 victory over Waterford at the LIT Gaelic Grounds. Gearoid Hegarty’s first half goal proved vital for John Kiely’s side who made it five wins out of five in this year’s league. Hegarty finished up with a scoring tally…

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Munsters and Bohs the only Limerick winners from the weekend’s AIL action

By John Keogh / March 3, 2020 /

Young Munster did their hopes of a playoff spot in All-Ireland League (AIL) Division 1A no harm after a 11-7 win over Garryowen in Dooradoyle last weekend. Gearoid Prendergast’s side came out with what could be a vital victory from a game that was played in the most dreadful of conditions. Jack Harrington’s first half…

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WATCH: Neville cruises to 60m sprint national title

By John Keogh / March 2, 2020 /

Limerick’s Ciara Neville is basking in glory this Monday morning after winning the Women’s 60 metre title at the National Indoor Athletics Championships. Neville came first on a time of 7.32 seconds to beat her competitors at the National Indoor Arena. Click below to see the race.

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Late Dempsey strike confirms Limerick win over Westmeath

By John Keogh / March 1, 2020 /

Limerick’s hurlers made it four wins from four games in the Allianz Hurling League after seeing off Westmeath on a 1-24 to 0-18 scoreline at the LIT Gaelic Grounds. John Kiely’s men didn’t have it all their own way though as the visitors provided a spirited comeback in the second half. That got them to…

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