John Keogh

Arnold the only change in Munster team for Glasgow

By John Keogh / September 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Head Coach Johann van Graan has opted to make just one change to the Munster team that faces Glasgow Warriors in Scotstaun tomorrow night. Sammy Arnold comes into the starting side for Dan Goggin, while Irish international Tadhg Beirne could make his Munster debut after being named on the bench. Joey Carbery, who came on…

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O’Shea named in Irish 7s squad for Lodz

By John Keogh / September 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Shannon RFC’s Greg O’Shea has been included in a 12-man squad that takes part in the final round of the Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series this weekend in Lodz, Poland. Ireland have enjoyed a good season in the Grand Prix Series, sitting 10 points clear at the top. Their impressive form to date have…

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WATCH – Taute speaks on return from injury and Glasgow test

By John Keogh / September 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster centre Jaco Taute is set for a return this weekend in their Guinness PRO14 game against the Glasgow Warriors after 11 months. The South African has become a huge hit with fans since signing for the province and admits that it hasn’t been easy watching on from the treatment table but having gone through…

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Trip to Wexford up first for Limerick hurlers in 2019 League

By John Keogh / September 5, 2018 / 2 Comments

Limerick’s senior hurlers face a trip to Wexford in their return to Division 1A of the Allianz Hurling League according to the provisional fixture list. John Kiely’s men are set to travel to the sunny south east on Sunday, January 27th for their opening game and then welcome Tipperary to the Gaelic Grounds six days…

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Van Graan believes that Cronin could pave the way

By John Keogh / September 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster Head Coach Johann van Graan had special praise for scrum half Neil Cronin ahead of their second Guinness PRO14 game of the season against Glasgow Warriors this Friday. The former Garryowen captain impressed during his first PRO14 start in Munster’s win over the Toyota Cheetahs on Saturday and his performance has left van Graan…

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Taute ready to roll and put injury nightmare behind him

By John Keogh / September 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

“I’m not going to lie, it’s difficult to come back from a serious injury. Luckily I have been there before so I know what to expect and how to deal with the process but it’s been long.” That’s the view of Munster centre Jaco Taute  as he nears a return to action after nearly a…

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Munster begin PRO14 season with bonus point win over Cheetahs

By John Keogh / September 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster got their Guinness PRO14 season off to a winning start thanks to a 38-0 win against the Toyota Cheetahs in front of a 12,265 strong crowd at Thomond Park. First half tries from Rory Scannell and Dave Kilcoyne put Munster in firm control, while Tommy O’Donnell, JJ Hanrahan, Dave O’Callaghan and Darren Sweetnam crossed…

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Patrickswell, Ahane and Murroe-Boher taste victory in Limerick SHC

By John Keogh / September 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Three games were down for decision in the Credit Union Limerick Senior Hurling Championship on Friday with Patrickswell, Ahane and Murroe-Boher coming out on top. In the marquee game of the evening, parish rivals Patrickswell and Ballybrown played off at Claughaun GAA Club on the Childers Road. Patrickswell earned their second win of the campaign…

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Limerick Cricket Club chase glory in National Cup Final

By John Keogh / September 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

In their 50th year, Limerick Cricket Club are on the brink of a historic win when they play Rush Cricket Club, Co Dublin in their own back yard in Sunday’s National Cup Final. It’s a mammoth task for the Limerick side that are in the final for the first time against their illustrious opponents that…

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Munster name starting lineup for opening Guinness PRO14 game of the season

By John Keogh / August 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster Head Coach Johann van Graan has handed debuts to three players for their Guinness PRO14 campaign against the Cheetahs at Thomond Park tommorrow. Shane Daly, Mike Haley, Arno Botha are all named to start, while new out-half signing from Leinster, Joey Carbery could make his debut off the bench. Neil Cronin makes his first…

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