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John the Baptist draw Thurles CBS in Harty 1/4 Final

By Jack Neville / December 12, 2018

John the Baptist will face Thurles C.B.S in the quarter finals of the 2019 Munster Post Primary Harty Cup. In only their second season at this grade, John the Baptist will look to go further than last season when they were narrowly beaten by the defending champions Our Lady’s Templemore in the last eight. They…

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Plenty of Limerick Representation at RTE Sports Awards

By Jack Neville / December 12, 2018

There is plenty of Limerick representation in the nominees for the RTE Sports Awards 2018 that take place this Saturday December 15 which will be broadcast live on RTE One from 9.20pm. For Limerick Cian Lynch is nominated for Sportsperson of the Year while teammate Kyle Hayes is nominated for Young Sportsman of the year…

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Kiely named Munster GAA Manager of the Year

By John Keogh / December 10, 2018

Limerick senior hurling manager John Kiely has been named as Munster GAA Manager of the Year for the second time. The Galbally native has been given the award by the MunsterCouncil after guiding Limerick’s hurlers to their first All-Ireland crown in 45 years. Kiely previously won the gong in 2015 when manager of the county’s…

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LISTEN: Treaty Talk EP46 With Sporting Limerick & Matt O’Callaghan

By Raffaele Rocca / December 7, 2018

Matt O’Callaghan joins us for a rundown of some big U21 football games over the weekend with a U21 B football semi final, two premier U21 football semi finals and an U21 A football final down for decision. The fixtures are listed below.  FRIDAY 7THDECEMBER, 2018 County U21 B Football Championship Semi Final-E.T.I.N. Bruff/Galtee Gaels…

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WATCH: “It’s a new season”-John Kiely focused on 2019 as year draws to a close

By Jack Neville / December 7, 2018

2018 will live long in the memory for Limerick fans. A first All-ireland title in 45 years was annexed in August under the tutelage of John Kiely. There has been plenty of celebrations around the county since with the publication of a commemorative DVD and the release of a number of books. For John Kiely…

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LISTEN: Authors Joe Lyons and Ciarán Crowe talk about ‘At Last’

By John Keogh / December 6, 2018

The book chronicling Limerick’s stunning All-Ireland hurling success in 2018 was launched at Limerick’s City Library, The Granary, last night. ‘At Last – Limerick’s long wait is over’ was compiled by the authors of Limerick’s long running GAA youth magazine, ‘The Green and White’, Ciarán Crowe (Former Principal of Patrickswell NS) and Joe Lyons (Principal…

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WATCH: Jim Woulfe on the importance of the Munster Senior Hurling League

By John Keogh / December 6, 2018

Limerick get the defence of the Co-op Superstores Munster Senior Hurling League title when Tipperary visit the Gaelic Grounds next Friday. The tournament proved a vital early stepping stone in Limerick’s run to All-Ireland glory and at the launch of this season’s competition, Sporting Limerick’s Raffaele Rocca spoke to Dairygold CEO Jim Woulfe on the…

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WATCH: John Kiely reflects on Séamus Hickey’s “exemplary career”

By Raffaele Rocca / December 6, 2018

Limerick stalwart Seamus Hickey called time on his intercounty career earlier this week after over a decade within the green and white.  Hickey won honours including the Harty and Croke cups, a Fitzgibbon medal, Munster SHC medal and finally landing the biggest prize of them all last August in Croke Park.  Speaking at the launch…

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Draw made for 2019 Fitzgibbon & Sigerson Cups

By Jack Neville / December 5, 2018

The draw for the 2019 Fitzgibbon Cup has been made today with reigning champions UL paired with UCC, NUIG and UCD in Group A. The trophy has been won by a Limerick college for the past five years. LIT who are without Davy Fitz at the helm for the first time in seventeen years will…

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Séamus Hickey retires from Intercounty Hurling

By Raffaele Rocca / December 4, 2018

Limerick stalwart and All Ireland winner Séamus Hickey today announced his retirement form Intercounty hurling via a statement on the GPA website.  “It has been God’s great blessing and an enormous privilege to wear the Limerick jersey from my teenage years through my entire adult life. It is an even greater blessing to have been…

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