McCarthy has named a 36-man Limerick squad for the 2023 Masters football championship with Mountcollins’ Maurice O’Connor as captain.
The Limerick Masters Football team play their first ever competitive championship game this Saturday when they take on Waterford in Kirwan Park in Touraneena at 2pm.
`It is the the first of six championship games for Limerick. They will be in home action in three weeks time when they welcome Kerry to Kileedy on May 27. They then host Laois before games with Westmeath, Roscommon and Cork to come.
Overall there are 23 teams in the championship with county’s assigned to respective grades at the conclusion of the league stage which concludes with the game against Cork on July 29.
The team is managed by Kilteely Dromkeen’s Anthony McCarthy. He has Aidan O’Sullivan (Bruff) and Jason Daly (Ballysteen) as selectors. Katie Lynch is the team’s physio.
McCarthy has named a 36-man Limerick squad for the 2023 Masters football championship. Maurice O’Connor of Mountcollins captains the side which has representatives from 22 different clubs in the county.
Ronan McGee (Hospital Herbertstown) and Eddie Mulcahy (Pallasgreen) are vice-captains to O’Connor.
2023 will be Limerick’s first venture into the championship and they are best represented by Dromcollogher Broadford who have five players chosen including a number from the dominant side of the 00’s who won seven Limerick SFC titles in 15 years.
Patrickswell native and three-time Hurling All-Star Ciaran Carey is a notable inclusion in the squad.
McCarthy and O’Connor recently joined the Treaty Talk podcast to discuss the formation of the team and their preparation for the championship.
2023 Limerick Masters Football Panel
John O’Kelly, Ray Lynch, Micheal Reidy, Ben Noonan and Marty Stokes (Drom Broadford), Dermot Phelan, Michael Geary, Liam Mulchay and Gary Campbell (St Patricks), Trevor Cosgrave, Denis O’Connor and John O’Connell (Knockane), Wesley Fitzgerald and Michael O’Donoghue (Claughaun), Michael Moloney and Derek Connacughton (Caherconlish), Joe Mulcahy and Paul Casey (Killeedy), Sean Carey and Paul Darmody (Ahane), Eddie Mulcahy and James McMahon (Pallasgreen), Maurice O’Connor (Mountcollins) (Captain), Ollie Dowling (Knockaderry), Seamus Lenihan (Fr Caseys), Joe Teefy (Ballybricken Bohermore), Matthew Hanley (Kilteely Dromkeen), Damien Mullaney (Castlemahon), Ciaran Carey (Patrickswell), Andrew Breedy (Galtee Gaels), Karl O’Regan (Camogue Rovers), John Lynch (Feenagh Kilmeedy), Ronan McGee (Hospital Herbertstown), John Doyle (St Kierans), Darren Kavanagh (St Senans), John O’Sullivan (Bruff)
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