Luke Liddy

WATCH – Jerry Flannery on moving forward from Cardiff defeat

By Luke Liddy / September 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster coach Jerry Flannery says that the Pro 14 loss to Cardiff Blues in Wales has given the province plenty to think about ahead of their first inter-provincial derby of the season at home to Ulster this Saturday. “We can’t just put it down to one area. From my responsibility our set piece didn’t function…

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WATCH – Jean Kleyn on new three year deal with Munster

By Luke Liddy / September 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed that Jean Kleyn has signed a three-year contract extension that will see him remain with the province until June 2022. The 25-year-old South African lock joined the club just over two years ago and made his Munster debut in September 2016. Kleyn has scored six tries in 42…

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WATCH – Johann van Graan “pretty happy” with Carbery debut

By Luke Liddy / September 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster got their Guinness PRO14 season off to a winning start thanks to a 38-0 win against the Toyota Cheetahs  at Thomond Park. Head coach Johann van Graan was pleased with his side’s performance on both sides of the ball. “Keeping them to zero on the defensive side and on the attacking side I think…

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WATCH – Limerick fan’s ‘hurling pilgrimage’ from Dubai to watch senior hurlers end 45 year wait

By Luke Liddy / August 27, 2018 / 2 Comments

This heartwarming video documents Pól O’Cearmeada’s trip from Dubai. The 32-year-old primary school teacher has been living in the United Arab Emirates for three years and had previously been in attendance for the last three All-Ireland finals that Limerick have been involved in. In 2007 O’Cearmeada made a shorter journey home for the decider at Croke…

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WATCH – Limerick name side for first All Ireland final in eleven years

By Luke Liddy / August 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick unchanged for All Ireland final. John Kiely has named the same starting 15 from the semi-final win over Cork for this Sunday’s decider at Croke Park. Limerick have also stuck with the exact same match day 26 for their encounter with reigning All Ireland champions Galway. Limerick Senior Hurling Squad for Sunday’s game Vs…

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WATCH – James Hart on Munster goals “hopefully get to a few finals and win a few trophies”

By Luke Liddy / August 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster scrum half James Hart is entering into his second season with the province and has an early chance to impress Johann van Graan tonight (Friday) against London Irish. “I’ve never had Declan but some of the lads might know him better than me. I’m looking forward to playing London Irish I know a one…

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Munster Branch endorse brand new Junior Rugby Club in Limerick

By Luke Liddy / August 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick has a new junior rugby club for the first time in over forty years after Ardscoil Old Boys (ASOB) RFC were officially endorsed by the Munster Branch for the 2018/19 season on Thursday evening. The club name reflects an affiliation to Ardscoil Rís secondary school, while the side will compete in the North Munster Gleeson…

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Tommy O’Donnell returns from injury to captain Munster against London Irish

By Luke Liddy / August 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster Head Coach Johann van Graan has named an extended 30-man squad for tomorrow’s game against London Irish at Irish Independent Park (7.30pm). Ireland international Tommy O’Donnell will captain Munster for the first time since leading the province to a win over the Maori All Blacks in November 2016. Stephen Fitzgerald starts at full-back with…

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WATCH – Declan Hannon on big game build up

By Luke Liddy / August 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

The scramble for All Ireland final tickets is on around Limerick City and County as thousands of locals look to secure their seat at Croke Park. Hats, bands and wristbands are in abundance in Limerick at the moment, however senior hurling captain Declan Hannon says his mind is firmly fixed on matters within the camp.…

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WATCH – Injured Paul Brown “No point feeling sorry for myself”

By Luke Liddy / August 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick senior hurler Paul Brown finds himself in one of the most mentally challenging predicaments in sport. The midfielder will miss his opportunity to take the pitch with the treaty at Croke Park for the All Ireland final having suffered a Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury. Brown injured himself in training in July and quickly realised that…

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