Luke Liddy

WATCH – Three changes to Limerick senior hurlers for Carlow clash

By Luke Liddy / July 5, 2018 /

John Kiely and his selectors have made three changes to the side that lost out to Clare in the Munster Championship. Richie McCarthy comes into the full back line in place of Sean Finn with William O’Donoghue coming into the midfield for Darragh O’Donovan, while Aaron Gillane wins his place back at corner forward with…

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WATCH – Gaelic Grounds to host exciting National Geographic event

By Luke Liddy / July 3, 2018 /

Limerick GAA in conjunction with National Geographic have announced that the Gaelic Grounds will host it’s first concert as “Symphony for our World” comes to town. This unprecedented event pairs National Geographic’s natural history footage with an original symphony, performed live by a full 80 piece orchestra and choir. Footage will be shown on high…

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WATCH – St Pat’s confirm signing of Brendan Clarke

By Luke Liddy / July 2, 2018 /

Former Limerick goalkeeper Brendan Clarke has, as anticipated, signed a deal with former club St Patrick’s Athletic. The Thirty two-year-old  joined Limerick from St Pat’s at the start of the 2017 season and, following some impressive performances, won his place off of the then number one keeper Freddy Hall. Clarke played a vital role in…

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Ciara Neville named on IAAF World U20 Championships team

By Luke Liddy / July 2, 2018 /

A strong Irish team of 18 athletes have been selected for the IAAF World U20 Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland (July 10-15). Emerald AC star Ciara Neville returns to the team along with Gina Akpe-Moses (Blackrock-Louth), and Molly Scott (SLOT) along with rising stars Patience Jumbo-Gula (St Gerard’s), Rhasidat Adeleke (Tallaght) and Lauren Roy (City…

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Fixture details for Limerick v Carlow confirmed

By Luke Liddy / July 2, 2018 /

The All Ireland senior hurling preliminary quarter final tie between Limerick and Carlow will go ahead this Saturday July, 7 at Newtach Dr Cullen Park. The game will throw in at 7pm. It will be the first time the two sides meet in the championship. Limerick must face into the preliminary clash following their third…

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Limerick hurlers travel to face McDonagh Cup champions Carlow

By Luke Liddy / July 2, 2018 /

John Kiely’s side will visit Netwatch Dr Cullen Park next weekend for a first ever championship meeting with Carlow with fixture details to be announced on Monday afternoon. Colm Bonner’s men set up the meeting with Limerick following victory over Westmeath in the Joe McDonagh Cup final, recording a 2-26 to 1-24 win in Croke Park.…

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WATCH – Galway prove too strong for Declan Nash’s Limerick

By Luke Liddy / July 2, 2018 /

Limerick 1-11 Galway 3-14 Limerick suffered their second All Ireland Camogie Championship defeat of the campaign against high flying Galway in Bruff on Saturday evening. Nash’s charges were heavily reliant on Ahane club woman Niamh Mulcahy who hit 10 points of Limerick’s 1-11 total. The home side found themselves facing an eight point deficit by…

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Athletics – Limerick duo impress at Mannheim Gala

By Luke Liddy / June 25, 2018 /

Emerald AC star Ciara Neville and Sophie Meridith, of St Mary’s AC enjoyed a positive weekend in Germany. The two athletes traveled as part of the Irish U20 team to take part in the highly regarded Mannheim Gala. Meredith, still just 16-years old finished in sixth place in the long jump competition with a jump of…

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Listen – Simon Zebo on decision to join Racing 92 and possible future return to Munster

By Luke Liddy / June 25, 2018 /

Simon Zebo, who, after eight years with Munster, departs the province for Top 14 side side Racing 92, was honoured with a mayoral reception in Limerick last week ahead of his move. The reception hosted by Metropolitan Mayor Sean Lynch was in recognition of the contribution that the fullback has made to Munster rugby for…

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WATCH – “How they’re not blind and taken off in an ambulance I don’t know”

By Luke Liddy / June 21, 2018 /

One of Limerick’s longest serving hurling fans. 96-year-old hurling fan, Theresa, wasn’t best pleased with the level of physicality in Limerick’s Munster Championship loss to Clare at Cusack Park last weekend. The game that saw a double sending off in the first half and Theresa tells her grandson John, of Ballinacurra Gardens that “it was…

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