John Keogh

WATCH – O’Donnell on Munster’s attack and Arno Botha

By John Keogh / September 7, 2018 /

Watch – O’Donnell on Munster’s attack and Arno Botha Munster take on Glasgow Warriors tonight in their second Guinness PRO14 game of the season and back rower Tommy O’Donnell expects a typical tough test from their Scottish opponents. Ahead of the game, O’Donnell has been speaking on the slight changes made to the attack that…

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LISTEN – Treaty Talk EP35 with Sporting Limerick and Matt O’Callaghan

By John Keogh / September 7, 2018 /

In the latest episode of Treaty Talk with Sporting Limerick and Matt O’Callaghan, we look back at Round 3 of the Credit Union Limerick Senior Hurling Championship. In Group 1, Na Piarsiagh and Kilmallock lead the way on five points, while in Group 2, Monaleen sit top of the pile after a win over South…

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McCarthy out of action after suffering cruciate ligament injury

By John Keogh / September 7, 2018 /

Limerick senior hurler Richie McCarthy will need surgery after the county board confirmed that he suffered an anterior cruciate ligament last week. McCarthy picked up the injury playing for his club Blackrock in their 1-18 to 1-18 draw with Pallasgreen in the Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship. The All-Star from 2013 was part of Limerick’s squad…

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O’Donnell putting team before personal ambitions

By John Keogh / September 7, 2018 /

Few players in rugby have had worse injury luck than Munster and Ireland back row forward Tommy O’Donnell. The Tipperary man has endured a catalogue of injuries since making his debut for the province in 2007, with the one suffered on the eve of the 2015 World Cup perhaps the cruellest. However, O’Donnell isn’t feeling sorry…

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Arnold the only change in Munster team for Glasgow

By John Keogh / September 6, 2018 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

“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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