John Keogh

Peter Stringer talks about his career and adjusting to retired life

By John Keogh / February 1, 2019 /

Former Munster and Ireland scrum half Peter Stringer had a career that a young player starting out could only dream of. 98 caps, a Grand Slam and three Triple Crowns with Ireland and he also played a huge role in Munster’s two Heineken Cup victories in 2006 and 2008. Stringer retired from playing at the…

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LISTEN: Treaty Talk EP52 With Matt O’Callaghan, Billy Lee, Declan Nash, John Ryan and Ciarán Carey

By John Keogh / February 1, 2019 /

This week’s podcast sees us the discuss the round 2 of both Allianz Hurling and Football Leagues, as well as the opening round of the Ladies Football League. We also discuss Limerick camogie’s game with Clare with guests Billy Lee, Declan Nash, John Ryan and Ciarán Carey. Click below to listen.

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LISTEN: Footballers looking to maintain 100% record

By John Keogh / February 1, 2019 /

Billy Lee and the Limerick Senior Football team got off to a winning start to this season’s Allianz Football League with a one point victory over London in Ruislip last weekend. Limerick host Waterford in Mick Neville Park this coming Sunday looking to maintain their positive start to the campaign. “We were satisfied with the…

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LISTEN: Ladies Footballers begin promotion quest against Louth on Sunday

By John Keogh / February 1, 2019 /

Limerick get their season underway this weekend when they host Louth in Askeaton in the Lidl Ladies National Football League. John Ryan’s outfit are looking for promotion from Division 4 but they face a team that will be gunning for revenge. Limerick beat Louth in the 2018 Junior All-Ireland Final and Ryan is well aware…

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LISTEN: Nash hopeful that his camogie side can build on opening day win

By John Keogh / February 1, 2019 /

Limerick’s senior camogie side got off to a winning start in the Littlewoods National League Division 1 by beating Offaly last time out. Manager Declan Nash is hoping for more of the same when they take on Clare at the Gaelic Grounds this Saturday at 4:30pm. The game is part of a double header with…

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Kiely makes four changes for league clash with Tipperary

By John Keogh / February 1, 2019 /

Limerick senior hurling manager John Kiely has made four changes to the team that beat Wexford in the Allianz Hurling League for Saturday’s game with Tipperary at the Gaelic Grounds. In to the team comes Darragh O’Donovan, Conor Boylan, Graeme Mulcahy and Kevin Downes. Cian Lynch, David Dempsey, Peter Casey drop to the bench, while…

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WATCH: Brendan Foley and Paddy O’Connor talk about the Munchins ’89 SJC Winning team

By John Keogh / January 31, 2019 /

Anthony Foley captained the 1989 St Munchin’s team to Munster Schools Junior Cup glory in a team that was coached by his father Brendan and Paddy O’Connor. Brendan, who had a glittering rugby career of his own, was at the unveiling of a bust in Anthony’s honour at St Munchin’s last week and took time…

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Six Munster players named in Irish squad to face England

By John Keogh / January 31, 2019 /

Joe Schmidt has included six Munster players in his squad that will kick off the Six Nations against England on Saturday at the Aviva Stadium. Keith Earls, Conor Murray, Peter O’Mahony and CJ Stander all make the starting XV, while Dave Kilcoyne and Joey Carbery are named on the bench. The only real surprise in…

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WATCH: Foley family honoured to have Anthony remembered by St Munchin’s College

By John Keogh / January 31, 2019 /

Munster and Irish rugby legend Anthony Foley was remembered at his alma mater last weekend with the unveiling of a bust in his honour at St Munchin’s College. Anthony’s parents, Brendan and Sheila, his wife Olive and two sisters Rosie and Orla were present at the unveiling. Also present were members of the St Munchin’s…

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GALLERY: Young soccer players celebrated by LDSL at awards night

By John Keogh / January 31, 2019 /

The Limerick District Schoolboys League awards took place at the Absolute Hotel last week and Sporting Limerick were there to capture the celebrations. Below are some of the photos from a great night.

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