Person: Eamonn Cregan
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
An hour after Declan Hannon lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup last August, Éamonn Cregan phoned another Adare man whose leadership wasn’t so visible. ‘Congratulations. That’s what you started.’ Shane Fitzgibbon may have been a frustrated if well-heralded player, but that would inform him in becoming a brilliant, if unsung coach
Sat, 18 May, 2019
With The Sunday Game 40 years old this year, I was asked to pick my highlight for a short clip which was aired during yesterday’s live show from Cork.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
Éamonn Cregan is looking through a window in the Hunt Museum Café, out at the Shannon running away with itself, a dull August afternoon rising merely to scurries, writes
Sat, 18 Aug, 2018
When first asked to write a column for this paper, the esteemed sports editor gave me three guidelines: Write clearly; be informative; and stay impartial, writes
Fri, 17 Aug, 2018
With all the attention the various awards and big-name autobiographies command at this time of year, that little gem of a read for that special GAA person in your life can remain hidden, lost in the heap, writes
Wed, 20 Dec, 2017
To grasp just how novel this upcoming All-Ireland final will be, you need only look at the sideline and the profile of the two selectorial teams compared to who was there last year, writes .
Wed, 16 Aug, 2017
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017
Fri, 30 Jun, 2017
Jamie Wall tried wheelchair tennis. He tried wheelchair basketball. He even tried a bit of writing. None were for him. None filled the void.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2017
Former Cork underage prospect Jamie Wall was pleased to see his Mary Immaculate College side run out 21-point winners over GMIT in yesterday’s Fitzgibbon Cup clash.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2017
Here’s the lowdown on today’s seven games...
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
Fri, 27 May, 2016
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Eamonn Cregan has called on Limerick to “stop bloody hand-passing the ball out of defence” and operate a more direct style of hurling ahead of Saturday’s Division 1 quarter-final against Dublin.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
Richie Bennis contends the roar that greeted the Limerick players as they ran out for the 2007 All-Ireland final spooked them.
Wed, 09 Mar, 2016
Eamonn Cregan fought back the tears. After 23 years of service, Saturday was his final afternoon in the Mary I corner.
Mon, 29 Feb, 2016
The Mary I management cut a somewhat perplexed bunch at the final whistle.
Sat, 27 Feb, 2016
Times weren’t always this good for the hurlers of Mary I.
Fri, 26 Feb, 2016
Wed, 17 Feb, 2016
Wed, 10 Feb, 2016
Thu, 28 Jan, 2016
I came on against UCC in the Waterford Crystal in January, and the last time I hit a free was against Kilkenny in the All-Ireland semi-final in August.
Fri, 22 May, 2015
It’ll be the wrecking ball for Cork soon enough as the bulldozers move into Páirc Uí Chaoimh. But it was county secretary Frank Murphy who was constructive, namely hitting the nail on the head when he spoke against plans to end the St Patrick’s Day All-Ireland Club senior finals.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2015
Uncertainty hung over the Fitzgibbon Cup last night as IT Carlow’s appeal dragged into the early hours.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015
Mary I’s "unfair and excessive" Fitzgibbon Cup schedule which saw the teacher-training college play three games in six days has been described as madness by manager Eamonn Cregan.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2015
Mary I 2-19 Waterford IT 0-10: Jamie Wall was the final speaker in the Mary I dressing room before Eamonn Cregan’s charges emerged onto the field.
Fri, 06 Feb, 2015
Disappointment, dismay, that was the prevailing feeling in Limerick with the news of the shock resignation of joint senior hurling manager Donal O’Grady.
Tue, 22 Apr, 2014
John Brudair is tipped to become Limerick’s new senior football manager.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2013
In recent years the Fitzgibbon Cup has become a vital breeding ground to gain experience for the inter-county game
Fri, 27 Sep, 2013
Limerick’s double setback at Croke Park last Sunday rendered further ammunition to a theory supported by many on Shannonside, that national headquarters has a jinx on their teams.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2013
As someone born and reared close to the border — just off the main road to Ennis on the banks of the Shannon in Cratloe — I grew up with first-hand experience of the Clare and Limerick rivalry.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2013
Eamonn Cregan has been around the block a few times, seen many changes in hurling since he first began pucking a ball in his beloved Limerick over 60 years ago.
Tue, 13 Aug, 2013
In hurling there’s a cycle every 20 years or so in the middle section of the decade. “New teams” surface and hold sway until they fade and the big guns boom again.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2013
As Limerick won a first Munster senior hurling title since 1996 at the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday, one man with a grandstand view has a unique link to Limerick past and Limerick future.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2013
Limerick legend Eamonn Cregan has delivered a damning verdict on the county’s senior hurling team — insisting no progress is being made.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2013
Eamonn Cregan recently expressed concern with the growth of “hurling scrums”, claiming that players are determined to get the ball into their hand instead of pulling first-time. Is this true? Is ground hurling gone forever? Or is today’s game much more precise and controlled than the game of old?
Sat, 23 Mar, 2013
With a host of inter-county stars on board, Mary Immaculate College cruised to success in the Ryan Cup final on Saturday in the Mardyke.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2012
UCC and Cork IT will face off in an all-Cork centenary Fitzgibbon Cup final at the Mardyke tomorrow afternoon (throw-in 3pm) after semi-final wins over Limerick sides UL and LIT respectively.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2012
MIKE O’BRIEN doesn’t normally do interviews, notoriously gun-shy when it comes to facing any kind of microphone, so when you get a call from him saying he wants to talk, you know that this is an upset individual.
Fri, 26 Mar, 2010
The 24 members of the 2009 Limerick senior hurling panel, who are refusing to play under current manager Justin McCarthy, have issued a statement in which they accuse the Limerick County Board and the senior management team of using underhand tactics in an attempt to end the ongoing impasse.
Mon, 08 Mar, 2010
LIMERICK hurlers who refuse to play under manager Justin McCarthy last night sensationally claimed that “a deliberate and concerted effort” is being made to end their resistance.
Mon, 08 Mar, 2010
EX-LIMERICK captain TJ Ryan last night launched a fierce defence of Limerick’s embattled hurlers, insisting they’re not unmanageable. However, the Garryspillane man said there’s only one resolution to the crippling dispute – Justin McCarthy’s resignation.
Sat, 16 Jan, 2010
JUSTIN McCARTHY last night defiantly vowed to remain as Limerick hurling manager despite increasing pressure to step down.
Thu, 14 Jan, 2010