An All Star in 2007, dropped in 2009, recalled in 2011 and then quitting inter-county scene at the age of 26, Andrew O’Shaughnessy is one of Limerick hurling’s greatest enigmas. He pulls no punches as he discusses his battle with multiple sclerosis and the vicious circle that surrounds the county team
Sat, 31 May, 2014
THERE was a poignant moment before Sunday’s Munster club SHC final in Páirc Uí Chaoimh, as referee John Sexton blew his whistle to end an impeccably observed minute’s silence to respect the memory of another John Sexton, his father, who had been buried the previous day.
Tue, 30 Nov, 2010
ANDREW O’SHAUGHNESSY isn’t too keen on dwelling on the latter end of 2009. And who could blame him. Twelve months ago he was one of the 12 Limerick hurlers sensationally dropped from the county panel with manager Justin McCarthy citing commitment and discipline issues as the chief reasons behind the axing.
Sat, 02 Oct, 2010
THERE was no cheering in Claughaun GAA hall on Tuesday evening as the result of the ballot was read out. There was not a single whoop nor holler as the final tally was announced, an emphatic 83/47 win for the county board and for Justin McCarthy and his management team.
Thu, 25 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
FORMER Cork senior hurling captain Fergal McCormack has declared for Kerry, joining former Limerick captain James O’Brien who transferred to the Kingdom earlier this week. Both players have declared for Kerry under the rule which allows up to five ‘outside’ players to join weaker hurling counties.
Sat, 12 Apr, 2008
Having played there during last month's Waterford Crystal Cup, Stephen Lucey will continue to man the full-back role for Limerick's hurlers as they get their National League campaign up and running against Tipperary on Sunday (Nenagh, throw-in 2.30pm).
Wed, 14 Feb, 2007