When a losing manager — unprompted — describes a game as a tale of two halves the story writes itself.
Kiely is looking towards the end of January as much as next weekend’s Munster League final against Cork.
“Sean O’Donoghue came in centre field and Bill Cooper played centre-back, we’re just trying fellas out to see how they go — this is the time of the year to do it.”
They beat Liam Cahill's Waterford in a soggy Fraher Field with 2,976 in attendance.
The increased number of championship games brought about by the provincial round-robin format makes it harder to successfully defend the Liam MacCarthy Cup, according to Limerick’s Diarmaid Byrnes.
Cork hurler Tim O’Mahony says the appointment of a new management team has made it easier to park what was a disappointing 2019 season.
Although acknowledging the strain on volunteer officers, Galway GAA chairman Pat Kearney is opposed to county boards being taken over by paid staff.
Clare hurler David Reidy had a rather robust — certainly, unorthodox — first encounter with new Banner manager Brian Lohan.
Munster Council will facilitate the counties who want to play their opening Munster Senior Hurling League or McGrath Cup fixture before Christmas.
Both Jamie Barron, of Waterford, and Shane Golden, of Clare, took positives from Sunday’s Co-Op Superstores Munster SHL game last Sunday.
It started as a puck-around and ended with managers tangling on the sideline, the kind of pre-season game that picks up momentum before a breathless finish.
A crowd of 3,224 is not what you expect for a first-round Munster SHL fixture on a cold and, at times, wet evening in mid-December. Then again, this wasn’t your run-of-the-mill pre-season blowout.
Limerick’s Darragh O’Donovan and top scorer Aaron Gillane will miss the county’s crunch Division 1B fixture against Dublin on Saturday.
The changes brought about at last year’s Special Congress saw Kerry hurling “thrown under the bus”, Kingdom manager Fintan O’Connor has claimed.
January being the month of experimentation, Conor Cleary finds himself in the unfamiliar environs of the Clare full-back line.
Clare 4-17 Cork 0-18: The Munster Council have brought forward the Munster SHL final between Clare and Limerick by one week to avoid the counties meeting on successive weekends.
Further experimentation, further opportunity to impress.
Forget the existential challenge of watching a 2018 game in 2017, and disregard the bone-chilling rain, writes Michael Moynihan
Here’s the lowdown on today’s seven games...
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Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
Limerick 1-19 Cork 7-22: Limerick boss John Kiely was clearly unhappy after this drubbing at the hands of Cork in the Munster SHL yesterday in the Gaelic Grounds, describing the 21-point defeat as unacceptable and “a very low point”.
Limerick 0-24 Waterford 1-14: A 15-point swing saw Limerick beat Waterford in this Munster SHL clash in Dungarvan, but neither manager was losing the run of himself after this season opener.
Munster SHL, Cork 0-18, Limerick 3-17.
Cork hurling manager Kieran Kingston has continued his policy of rotation for tomorrow night’s Munster SHL clash with Waterford in Mallow (7.30pm).
Ian Maguire will make his first senior football appearance for Cork in almost a year in Sunday’s McGrath Cup opener against Limerick in Mallow (2pm).
Mismatches have been held up as the reason behind the decision to remove the third level teams from next month’s pre-season competitions in Munster.
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