Richie McCarthy

Limerick Hurling Team of the Decade: Full Back

By Jack Neville / December 18, 2019 /

The decade that was 2010-2019 is fast coming to an end. For the Limerick hurlers, it was a mixed decade that started with a protest but would ultimately deliver a first All-Ireland title in 45 years. Overall, Limerick won one All-Ireland title, Two Munster Championships, a Division 1 League Title and A Division 2 League…

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WATCH: John Kiely praises retiring duo of McCarthy and Browne

By Jack Neville / December 9, 2019 /

On the 20th December Limerick kick-off their 2020 campaign as they welcome All-Ireland champions Tipperary to the Gaelic Grounds for the opening game of the Munster Hurling League. For the first time since 2010 Limerick will be without both Richie McCarthy and Paul Browne as both men retired from the intercounty scene in recent weeks.…

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Treaty Talk EP91: Double Retirement, Club Action & Championship restructure

By Jack Neville / November 29, 2019 /

Once again we have a packed podcast with Matt O’Callaghan and Raffaele Rocca. They discuss the retirements of All-Ireland winners Richie McCarthy and Paul Browne with the pair giving 20 years of service to Limerick between them. We analyse Croom’s last-minute loss to Mullinahone in the Munster Club semi-final and Pallasgreen’s county league win over…

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Limerick Management Team issue statement praising retiring duo

By Jack Neville / November 29, 2019 /

In the past week, the Limerick Senior Hurling team lost two of its best servants as both Richie McCarthy and Paul Browne announced their retirements from the inter-county game. Today the Limerick management issued a statement, thanking the men for their ‘outstanding careers’. The Limerick Senior Hurling Management and Backroom Team would like to pay…

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Richie McCarthy announces inter county retirement

By John Keogh / November 25, 2019 /

Limerick’s senior hurlers will be without the services of Blackrock’s Richie McCarthy after he announced his retirement from inter county action. McCarthy was a cult hero with the Limerick fans and represented his county for 11 years and was part of the panel that won the All-Ireland in 2018. He was also part of the…

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WATCH: Jimmy Quilty and Richie McCarthy reflect on emotional day for Blacrock

By Jack Neville / October 28, 2019 /

On Saturday afternoon, Blackrock secured their place in the Senior Hurling Championship for the first time since the 90’s when they defeated Kildimo-Pallaskenry 1-18 to 0-16 in the Gaelic Grounds. After playing out a thrilling draw three weeks ago, the teams continued where they left out trading scores in the opening stages. The sides were…

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McCarthy out of action after suffering cruciate ligament injury

By John Keogh / September 7, 2018 /

Limerick senior hurler Richie McCarthy will need surgery after the county board confirmed that he suffered an anterior cruciate ligament last week. McCarthy picked up the injury playing for his club Blackrock in their 1-18 to 1-18 draw with Pallasgreen in the Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship. The All-Star from 2013 was part of Limerick’s squad…

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