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WATCH: Old Christians to celebrate 60th Anniversary with renaming of club grounds

By Jack Neville / July 5, 2022 /

Inner city GAA club Old Christians are 60 years old in 2022 and are renaming their grounds in Rathbane in honour of founding member John Power who passed away two years ago. The club have been unable to honour John properly due to Covid 19 but finally have the chance to do so this weekend…

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Kiely leaves Ulster to take up Head of Athletic Performance role at Connacht

By John Keogh / July 4, 2022 /

Former Limerick senior hurling strength and conditioning coach Mikey Kiely has taken a new role at Connacht Rugby following a season at fellow Irish side Ulster Rugby. The Ballybrown man had huge success with Limerick, helping the side earn All-Ireland senior crowns in 2020 and 2021, as well as the 2017 U-21 All-Ireland before taking…

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League Final heartbreak for Limerick against Offaly

By John Keogh / April 3, 2022 /

Limerick’s bid to reach Division 3 of the Lidl LGFA League ended in defeat in the Division 4 Final at St Brendan’s Park in Birr. The home side won on a 3-12 to 4-4 scoreline with a devastating third quarter ensuring their path to victory. Limerick had started the game brilliantly with a Mairead Kavanagh…

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Mullins makes two changes to Limerick U-20 side for Munster Final

By John Keogh / July 27, 2021 /

Limerick U-20 hurling manager Diarmuid Mullins has opted to make two switches for tomorrow nights Munster Final against Cork at Pairc Ui Chaoimh. Into the side come Kildimo-Pallaskenry’s Cathal Downes and Ahane’s Ronan Fox. Out of the team go Patrick Kirby and Donnacha O’Dalaigh. Both Downes and Fox made second half appearances off the bench…

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Defeat to Clare sees Limerick minor footballers bow out of the Munster Championship

By John Keogh / December 16, 2020 /

Limerick are out of the Munster MFC following a 4-20 to 1-10 defeat to Clare in tonight’s semi final at the LIT Gaelic Grounds. Joe Lee’s side struggled to get to grips with a classy Clare outfit that were full value for their emphatic victory. They led from start to finish with Dylan O’Brien’s goal…

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An in depth look at what an attacking rugby shape actually is

By Tom Savage / April 25, 2020 /

Forget about forward formations and stuff like that for a moment. Break it down as simply as you can. Ultimately, it’s about aligning yourself in a lateral structure that best takes advantage of your forwards’ skill set and physical strengths to manipulate the opposition defence so you can score more points than them and win…

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WATCH: Neville cruises to 60m sprint national title

By John Keogh / March 2, 2020 /

Limerick’s Ciara Neville is basking in glory this Monday morning after winning the Women’s 60 metre title at the National Indoor Athletics Championships. Neville came first on a time of 7.32 seconds to beat her competitors at the National Indoor Arena. Click below to see the race.

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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: Croom earn Munster JFC quarter final win over Ballyduff Lower

By John Keogh / November 17, 2019 /

Croom have reached the semi final of the Munster Club Junior Football Championship following an 0-8 to 0-6 win over Waterford’s Ballyduff Lower in Bruff yesterday. The south Limerick club were full value for the victory, with corner forward Mark O’Kelly top scoring with 0-3. Veteran former Limerick defender Mark O’Riordan also put in a…

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Gradual integration is the best way for Munster to develop their young talent

By Tom Savage / October 9, 2019 /

If you’re a child of the 80s and a retro soccer fan, as I am then Alan Hansen’s post-match analysis of Manchester United’s 3-1 defeat to Aston Villa on Match of the Day in 1995 will probably be one of those “burned-in” memories. The beige suit. The blue studio background. The “your nan’s sofa” pattern…

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