John Keogh

WATCH: Holland reflects on the highs and lows of his Munster career to date

By John Keogh / January 1, 2019 /

Munster second row Billy Holland is in line to win his 200th cap for the province this weekend when Johann van Graan’s men play Connacht in Galway. Holland spoke to Sporting Limerick in the run up to the game and spoke of his Munster career that began back in 2007. The Corkman highlighted the game…

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WATCH: Johann van Graan on Munster’s win over Leinster

By John Keogh / December 31, 2018 /

Munster earned their first victory over bitter rivals Leinster at Thomond Park in the Johann van Graan era with Keith Earls’ intercept try helping the province to a 26-17 winning margin. Van Graan spoke to Sporting Limerick at the High Performance Centre in the University of Limerick this morning and admitted that he was glad…

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Bumper festive period for Horse Racing Ireland

By John Keogh / December 31, 2018 /

The Irish Horse Racing powerhouses essentially had mixed Christmas periods in Limerick, Leopardstown and in the UK. Gordon Elliott had just two winners from his first 50 runners over the course of the first couple of days across Ireland and Britain, whereas he also had to ruminate further over where they are going with Samcro,…

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WATCH: Sporting Limerick Challenge 3 – Rounders

By John Keogh / December 28, 2018 /

In the third of our Sporting Limerick Challenges, our own Jack Neville and Paul ‘Street Boy’ Fitzgerald of Limerick’s Live 95fm head off to try their hand at Rounders. The lads headed off to visit the Sporting Limerick Rounders team at the home of Desmond League soccer side Breska Rovers in Clarina. See how they…

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Westerner Point wins the feature race at Limerick Racecourse

By John Keogh / December 27, 2018 /

It was a fine day for trainer Eoghan O’Grady as his Westerner Point came in at 14/1 to clinch the feature Tim Duggan Memorial Handicap Steeplechase today at Limerick Racecourse. Under the guidance of Phillip Enright, Westerner Point saw off competition from Kylecrue and Burgas to clinch the race. The day started off with another…

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WATCH: Johann van Graan on the test Leinster bring ahead of Saturday’s game

By John Keogh / December 27, 2018 /

Munster are heading into Saturday’s game with Pro14 champions Leinster on the back of two defeats from their last two outings. Ahead of the fixture, Munster Head Coach Johann van Graan said that this is a game that his charges have been looking forward to but also acknowledged that it is a huge test. “You…

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WATCH: Sporting Limerick Challenge 2 – Limerick Cricket Club

By John Keogh / December 27, 2018 /

In the second of the Sporting Limerick Challenges, our own Jack Neville and Paul ‘Street Boy’ Fitzgerald tried their hand at Cricket. The boys travelled out to Adare to visit Limerick Cricket Club and took on batting, bowling and fielding drills with one clear winner on the day. Have a look how they got on…

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Glory for Gordon Elliott and Gigginstown in first day of Limerick Races

By John Keogh / December 26, 2018 /

The four day festival of horse racing at Limerick Racecourse got off to a flying start with Hardline the surprising winner ahead of Getabird in the Grade 1 Matchbook Betting Exchange Novice Steeplechase. The Michael O’Leary owned horse saw off the firm favourite after Getabird and Ruby Walsh made an error at the final hurdle…

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WATCH: Sporting Limerick Challenge 1 – American Football

By John Keogh / December 26, 2018 /

In the first of the Sporting Limerick Challenges, our own Jack Neville and Paul ‘Street Boy’ Fitzgerald from Limerick’s Live 95fm were put through their paces in American Football by the UL Vikings. ‘Street Boy’ and Jack tried their hand at a few American Football skills like punting, kicking and throwing by members of the…

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WATCH: William O’Connor bows out of World Darts Championship

By John Keogh / December 22, 2018 /

Cappamore’s William O’Connor is out of the PDC World Darts Championship after a 4-1 defeat to England’s Ryan Searle at Alexandra Palace tonight. O’Connor, who was taking part in the tournament for the second year running, won the first set but then lost the next four to 61st in the world ranked Searle. The Limerick…

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