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On This Day: U20’s fall to Kerry in Munster as Mary I overcome LIT in Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final

By Jack Neville / February 26, 2021

February 26 On this day last year, the Limerick U20 footballers fell to defeat against Kerry in the Munster semi-final while in 2016 Mary I overcame neighbours LIT in the last four of the Fitzgibbon Cup. 2020 The valiant Limerick U20 footballers came up just short as Kerry advanced to the Munster final with a…

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Munster GAA Post Primary Schools Season Cancelled

By Ronan Calvert / February 25, 2021

Following recent announcements regarding Level 5 restrictions, Comhairle Iar-Bhunscoileanna na Mumhan has made the decision to cancel all outstanding Munster GAA Post Primary Schools competitions for the remainder of the current school year 2020-2021. The below email was sent out to all those concerned: A cháirde, I hope this email finds you well and that…

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John Horan ‘confident’ all competitions will be played in 2021

By Jack Neville / February 24, 2021

Outgoing GAA president John Horan is ‘confident’ that the organisation will be able to complete a full-fixture list should they get the green light to go ahead in May. Horan will step aside as president at Saturday’s Annual Congress and will be succeeded by Larry McCarthy aired his confidence that a full season will be…

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On This Day: Mixed results for the Hurlers as UL claim Fitzgibbon Cup honours

By Jack Neville / February 24, 2021

February 24 On this day two years ago, Limerick fell to Cork in the National Hurling League but picked up a win over Antrim six years previously. Also on this day in 2018, UL claimed the Fitzgibbon Cup with nine Limerick players featuring in the decider. 2019 Limerick fell to their first defeat in eight…

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Record Breakers: A look at the numbers behind Limerick’s incredible 2020

By Jack Neville / February 24, 2021

While 2020 will hardly be looked back upon too fondly by many, in GAA terms, the year belonged to John Kiely’s Limerick side as they defeated all before them to complete the perfect season. Beginning on 20 December 2019, Limerick overcame the defending All-Ireland champions Tipperary in the Munster Hurling League before eventually culminating their…

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LISTEN: Cian Lynch speaks about maintaining skill level during the lockdown

By Jack Neville / February 24, 2021

With the GAA season suspended indefinitely, uncertainty surrounds the organisation with players unable to return to training for the foreseeable future. Despite the 2020 season concluding less than two months ago there is a huge appetite among players and supporters to see the games resume. For Limerick talisman, Cian Lynch, keeping things fresh at home…

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Limerick legend Jack Quaid passes away

By Jack Neville / February 24, 2021

Limerick and Feohanagh legend Jack Quaid passed away peacefully in the UHL on February 22. Quaid represented his club and county with great distinguish throughout an illustrious career. In 1954 he won a county junior title with Feohanagh and captured a Junior All-Ireland title with Limerick the same year. For his county he also captured…

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GAA regains Elite status and is set for May return under latest ‘Living with Covid’ plan

By Jack Neville / February 24, 2021

The GAA will have to wait until the country moves into a Level 4 lockdown before the resumption of activities after the latest Living with Covid plan was announced last night. With the situation to be assessed at the outset of April, it is hopeful that intercounty players will be able to return to training…

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On This Day: Pairc Ui Chaoimh win for the Hurlers in 2020 and More!

By Jack Neville / February 23, 2021

February 23 This day last year, Limerick picked up their third consecutive win in the National League with a victory over Cork in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. In 2019 the footballers fell to Wicklow while 2014 would bring a NHL win over Antrim. 2020 Defending champions Limerick made it three from three in the National Hurling…

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On This Day: Footballers maintain 100% start to 2020 while Ardscoil claim Harty Cup in 2014

By Jack Neville / February 22, 2021

February 22 On this day last year, Limerick maintained their place atop the Division 4 table with a fourth consecutive win. In 2015, TJ Ryan’s Limerick hurlers got their first win of the season with Ardscoil Rís claiming a third Harty Cup on this day seven years ago. 2020 Billy Lee’s Limerick made it four…

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