John Keogh

Spar 5s County Final for Limerick students

By John Keogh / April 24, 2018 /

  The Primary Schools 5s Programme is the largest of its kind in Ireland with over 30,000 boys and girls from all over the country hoping to reach the National Finals at the Aviva Stadium at the end of May. Only six schools will progress past Thursday’s final to the provincial decider next month. “As…

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WATCH: Favourites impress in opening round of Limerick SHC

By John Keogh / April 23, 2018 /

  There were no major surprises in the Credit Union Limerick Senior Hurling Championship Group 1 with opening day victories for Na Piarsaigh, Kilmallock and Patrickswell. The defending champions Na Piarsaigh got life under new manager Paul Beary off to a victorious start by beating Doon 4-15 to 1-16 at the Gaelic Grounds. Goals from…

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WATCH: Na Piarsaigh begin defence of SHC title with victory over Doon

By John Keogh / April 22, 2018 /

Last season’s Credit Union senior hurling champions Na Piarsaigh have started the 2018 in winning fashion by beating Doon 4-15 to 1-16 in their Group 1 game at the Gaelic Grounds. A Conor Boylan goal had Na Piarsaigh 1-9 to 0-10 up at half time and further efforts from Shane Dowling and Ronan Lynch put…

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WATCH: Munster are out of Champions Cup after falling to Racing defeat

By John Keogh / April 22, 2018 /

Munster’s hopes of making the 2018 Champions Cup Final an all Irish affair are over after they lost 27-22 to Racing 92 in Bordeaux. The French side went in for three tries in the opening 40 minutes with Teddy Thomas crossing twice and the winger also set up Maxime Machenaud for their third that helped…

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WATCH: Earls raring to go after return from knee injury

By John Keogh / April 22, 2018 /

Munster were handed a huge boost ahead of today’s European Champions Cup semi final against Racing 92 with the news that star winger Keith Earls was declared fit. Earls has been out of action since Ireland’s Six Nations Grand Slam win against England in Twickenham last month but has returned ahead of schedule to take…

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Leinster power their way into Champions Cup Final

By John Keogh / April 21, 2018 /

Munster will play rivals Leinster in this season’s Champions Cup Final if they see off the challenge of Racing 92 in Bordeaux on Sunday. Leinster cruised into this season’s showpiece game after a stunning performance saw them to a 38-16 victory against Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium. Three first half tries from James Ryan, Cian…

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WATCH: Kilmallock and Patrickswell earn wins as Limerick SHC gets underway

By John Keogh / April 21, 2018 /

The Credit Union sponsored 2018 Limerick Senior Hurling Championship commenced this weekend with  Kilmallock and Patrickswell opening their season’s with comfortable wins from their Group 1 games. Kilmallock faced Ballybrown in the first game at the Ennis Road venue and came out victorious on a 1-24 to 0-14 scoreline. John Brudair’s side led by five…

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WATCH: Cathy Mee hoping to go one better than last time out against Louth

By John Keogh / April 20, 2018 /

Limerick Ladies football captain Cathy Mee insists that her charges have learned from mistakes as they head into today’s crucial Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 4 semi final with Louth today. Louth have already beaten Limerick in the league stages of the competition but Mee says that the team are better prepared this time…

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WATCH: Adare Manor gets glowing endorsement to host Ryder Cup

By John Keogh / April 20, 2018 /

Some of the greatest names in the history of Irish golf have given the Adare Manor the biggest possible endorsement in its bid to host the Ryder Cup in 2026. Four time Major champion Rory McIlroy, along with Padraig Harrington, Paul McGinley and Shane Lowry played at the official opening of the course and the…

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