Luke Liddy

LISTEN – Declan Hannon “it’s about recovery now for the next few days”

By Luke Liddy / July 16, 2018 /

LISTEN – Declan Hannon “it’s about recovery now for the next few days and get ready for the semi-final.” Limerick captain Declan Hannon will lead the treaty county out at Croke Park on Sunday week following a 0-27 to 1-22 win over Kilkenny at Semple Stadium. Hannon says that yesterday’s classic has taken a physical…

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LISTEN – John Kiely “This is the time of our lives”

By Luke Liddy / July 16, 2018 /

A proud John Kiely spoke to the media following Limerick’s first championship win over Kilkenny since 1973. The Galbally man says that he is relishing every minute of managing this Limerick side. “It’s been a privilege for me to be involved with all the lads I’ve been involved with along the line, the management teams…

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WATCH LIVE – Limerick Athlete Ciara Neville in World U20 Championships semi-final action

By Luke Liddy / July 12, 2018 /

Monaleen’s Ciara Neville competes in the semi-finals of the women’s 100m at the World Junior Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland, this Thursday afternoon. Neville, of Emerald AC was qualified on Wednesday morning, finishing second in her heat in 11.54 seconds, her fastest this season and not far off her personal best of 11.52. The former…

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Live TV slot for Limerick FC’s trip to take on St Pat’s

By Luke Liddy / July 11, 2018 /

Next Friday’s SSE Airtricity League Premier Division tie between Limerick and St Patrick’s Athletic will be shown live on eirSport. Tommy Barrett’s side travel to Inchicore on July 20 in 8th position in the table, just six points ahead of basement side Bray Wanderers. Limerick suffered a narrow 2-1 defeat at the hands of Derry…

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WATCH – Ciara Neville runs season’s best time to progresses to 100m semi-final in Finland

By Luke Liddy / July 11, 2018 /

Limerick athlete Ciara Neville has qualified for the semi-finals of the 100m at the IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships in Tampere following a second place finish in her heat. The Emerald AC star ran a season’s best time of 11.54 just shy of her PB of 11.52. She finished up behind Great Britain’s Awuah Kristal who PB’d…

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Lee J Lynch set for another stint with Sligo Rovers

By Luke Liddy / July 11, 2018 /

Lee J Lynch set for another stint with Sligo. Limerick man Lynch, 26, joins Rovers for a second spell having been with the club in 2012 and 2013. He will remain with the club until the end of the season. The midfielder departed Limerick FC for U.S side FC Arizona before the start of the…

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Fixture details confirmed for Limerick’s All Ireland quarter final

By Luke Liddy / July 9, 2018 /

John Kiely’s senior hurlers will travel to Thurles for their All Ireland quarter final with Kilkenny this Sunday afternoon. The game will throw in at 2pm and will be televised on RTE 1. The sides renew acquaintances for the 12th time in the championship, their most recent clash took place last year with Kilkenny running…

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WATCH – Ireland 7’s secure Hong Kong World Series qualifier place

By Luke Liddy / July 9, 2018 /

WATCH- Ireland 7’s secure Hong Kong World Series qualifier place. The Ireland Men’s Sevens team were bronze medal winners at the Exeter leg of the Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series, sealing their place at next year’s Hong Kong World Series qualifier with one tournament still to go. Ireland are now guaranteed to finish as…

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Two Limerick stars included in GAA hurling TOTW

By Luke Liddy / July 9, 2018 /

Diarmuid Byrnes and Aaron Gillane have been named in the GAA.ie hurling team of the week following their performances in Saturday’s All Ireland preliminary quarter-final win over Carlow. Gillane turned in a top attacking display hitting 1-6 (0-2 from frees) on his return to the starting fifteen while Byrnes rounded off a composed defensive display…

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WATCH – Limerick man Paudie O’Connor on his loan move to Blackpool

By Luke Liddy / July 6, 2018 /

Former Limerick FC defender Paudie O’Connor has joined English League One outfit Blackpool on a season-long loan deal from parent club Leeds Utd. https://twitter.com/BlackpoolFC/status/1015194505312657413 The centre-back, 20, made his first-team debut against Sunderland in April and signed a new two-year contract at Elland Road last week. The Ballybrown native impressed in his time with the…

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