John Keogh

Major boost to sporting clubs in Limerick as Sports Capital grants announced

By John Keogh / January 17, 2019 /

Eight sporting organisations across Limerick have received excellent news this morning after learning that their grants have been given the go ahead by the Sports Capital programme. Limerick GAA are set to be the biggest benefactors to the tune of €113,100, with the full total between the eight organisations to hit over the €400,000 mark.…

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WATCH: Jean Kleyn on the importance of Gloucester win and Munster’s improving attack

By John Keogh / January 17, 2019 /

Jean Kleyn played a big part in Munster’s win over Gloucester last week and is confident that the team’s attacking play will continue to improve. Munster have scored nine tries in their last two games and Kleyn is hopeful that the upward curve will continue starting with Exeter this coming Saturday. “Our combinations are working…

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Sexton leads UL to Sigerson Cup win over DIT

By John Keogh / January 17, 2019 /

UL got their 2019 Sigerson Cup campaign off to a winning start after seeing off DIT in Dublin on a 1-13 to 1-12 scoreline. Most of the damage for UL was done by Clare star Keelan Sexton, who finished the contest with a highly impressive scoring total of 1-10. Declan Brouder’s side will now play…

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WATCH: Rory Scannell on Munster’s evolving attack, squad fitness and competition for places

By John Keogh / January 15, 2019 /

Munster centre Rory Scannell was an integral part of the team’s superb Champions Cup win over Gloucester last week and is looking for more of the same when Exeter Chiefs come to Thomond Park this Saturday. A win is a must for Munster if they are to have any hope of securing a home quarter…

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Limerick v Tipperary to be televised as eirSport unveil Allianz League coverage

By John Keogh / January 15, 2019 /

Limerick’s Allianz Hurling League game with Tipperary at the Gaelic Grounds on February 2 will be shown live after eirSport confirmed their tv schedule for the 2019 league seasons. EirSport have announced that they will be covering hurling, gaelic football and ladies football with the action getting underway on January 26 with the Tipperary v…

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Munster’s emotional energy comes from deep within

By John Keogh / January 15, 2019 /

It’s one of the things that defines Munster as a rugby entity. It’s emotional energy. It dates back to long before the famous victory against the All Blacks in 1978 and is evident on all the memorable days in recent history. Away days against Saracens and Leicester, the wins in France, the miracle match against…

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New swimming club making waves in Limerick

By John Keogh / January 15, 2019 /

Celtic Waves are the newest competitive swimming club in Limerick. The club were started last September by Liam Bohan with just five swimmers to its name and continues to grow. The club swims out of both Grove Island and UL. Assessments for new swimmers for aged 8-12 will be held on January 26th with the…

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WATCH: Johann van Graan provides O’Mahony injury update and talks Gloucester win

By John Keogh / January 14, 2019 /

Johann van Graan says that Peter O’Mahony will be given every chance to play against Exeter Chiefs in the vital Champions Cup game at Thomond Park on Saturday. Munster are awaiting scan results on the rib injury that forced O’Mahony off in the early stages of the second half in their 41-15 win against Gloucester…

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O’Mahony rated 50/50 for Munster’s crunch Champions Cup clash with Exeter Chiefs

By John Keogh / January 14, 2019 /

Munster head coach Johann van Graan rates Peter O’Mahony’s chances of being fit for the crucial Champions Cup game with Exeter Chiefs this Saturday as ’50/50 at best’. Van Graan gave an injury update on O’Mahony at Munster’s High Performance Centre this Monday afternoon and said that his captain went for scan to determine the…

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LISTEN: Post Gloucester reaction from Johann van Graan

By John Keogh / January 14, 2019 /

Munster head coach Johann van Graan paid to his players and coaching staff after a stunning 41-15 Champions Cup win against Gloucester at Kingsholm on Friday night. Van Graan’s charges ran in for five tries in the excellent victory that has set up a do or die fixture with Exeter Chiefs at Thomond Park this…

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