Shooting exhibition from Limerick sees champions ease to victory over Clare

All-Ireland champions Limerick are all but guaranteed of a top-three finish in Munster after this 18-point thumping of Clare.

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Cathal O’Neill top-scores as Limerick keep minor hopes alive

Limerick led for most of the game and were thoroughly deserving of their winning margin over a Clare side that had Shane Meehan as their star performer.

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Callinan: Like two rutting rams, but Clare v Limerick was never toxic

When Clare and Limerick face off in the Gaelic Grounds tomorrow it’s another instalment in a long rivalry.

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Limerick exit would be a sensation

Few if any All-Ireland champions were measured for coffins as much as Tipperary in 1992.

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John Kiely: Clare clash taking on ‘new level of importance’

Limerick hurling manager John Kiely did not agree with much of the criticism thrown at Clare for the meek second-half display they offered up last Sunday.

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Limerick laced with class as Waterford lacerated

The All-Ireland champions’ defence is up and running at the second time of asking but if it’s a story you want then let’s start with a woeful Waterford side that finished with 14 men.

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A reboot for Limerick, a post-mortem for Waterford

Ireland South may remain a debatable constituency but no recounts were needed in this corner of the province yesterday.

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Limerick stick with winning formula as they look to upset Cork

Limerick manager Billy Lee has kept faith in the XV who defeated Tipperary in the first round as the Shannonsiders bid for a first Munster SFC final since 2010.

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Billy Lee: ‘You can’t build without foundations’

Limerick manager Billy Lee makes no attempt to downplay the importance of the Munster SFC win over Tipperary earlier this month.

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Former Treaty captain 'expecting Limerick to respond with physicality' against Waterford

The Shannonsiders were overturned by Cork in their opening game in the Gaelic Grounds after winning both of their home games in Munster last year.

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Kiely: Limerick must improve in every department against Déise

Limerick manager John Kiely is expecting a backlash from his side when they play their second Munster Championship game against Waterford in Walsh Park on Sunday.

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Kiely promises response after ‘litany of mistakes’

Limerick manager John Kiely considers their trip to Waterford on Sunday week as a must-win game following yesterday’s setback.

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Watch: John Kiely says Limerick prepared for a 'dog eat dog' Munster championship

Kiely said that the league defeat to Cork is a reminder of the challenge ahead.

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John Kiely: The appetite and hunger still there

Limerick hurling boss John Kiely is focused on this weekend’s clash with Cork but he also acknowledges his side face a different challenge this year as All Ireland

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Limerick and Kerry stars win GAA Player of the Month honours

Aaron Gillane and Seán O'Shea were today honoured with PwC GAA/GPA Players of the Month honours for April.

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Limerick claim first Munster win since 2012 with Tipperary shock

Limerick produced the first shock of the Championship at Semple Stadium with a remarkable seven-point defeat of Tipperary.

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Morrissey and Limerick want to be more than one-hit wonders

Tom Morrissey doesn’t blanch at the question.

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Patrickswell register impressive win over Na Piarsaigh

Patrickswell hold the only 100% record after two rounds of the Bon Secours Hospital Limerick Senior Hurling Championship.

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Limerick truly in the zone, reckons Daly

Michael Moynihan Anthony Daly feels Limerick are at the level required for Munster success but isn’t as sure of their opponents.

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Gillane ‘cringing’ after reviewing league final display

Aaron Gillane has admitted he cringed when he reviewed a DVD of the Allianz Hurling League final, despite being named man-of-the-match.

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Limerick SHC: Na Piarsaigh open title defence with convincing win

Na Piarsiagh showed that they have every intent in holding onto their title after they swept aside South Liberties by 4-20 to 0-10 in Mungret.

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Partnership with LIT 'a win for all concerned', says Limerick's John Cregan

The home of the reigning All-Ireland senior hurling champions will be known as the LIT Gaelic Grounds from the outset of this year’s inter-county championships.

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'The whole mentality has changed — people realise that you have to enjoy yourself to perform'

Last weekend, Limerick’s Shane Dowling nudged David Dempsey as the National Hurling League final unfurled before them.

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UL come out on top in rearranged All-Ireland Freshers final

The initial fixture three weeks ago didn’t go ahead with UL protesting the coin toss that saw LIT granted home venue for the game.

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To be young is very heaven for these Limerick hurlers

Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, but to be young was very heaven, as Wordsworth mused in reference to the Limerick hurling set-up in the spring of 2019.

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John Kiely: ‘You’re either up there, at it, or you’re not’

Limerick manager John Kiely finally got to see Aaron Gillane’s instinctive Allianz Hurling League final goal last Sunday evening.

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Gillane wonder-goal helps Limerick follow up All-Ireland with League glory

Following in the footsteps of the ultra-dominant Kilkenny teams of this decade and last, Limerick secured national league silverware seven months after claiming Liam MacCarthy.

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Foley says youthful Limerick can maintain form

Can things go too well, too early? It’s a question Limerick aren’t used to, but Mark Foley doesn’t think it’s an issue.

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We want to just go out and win everything, says Byrnes

Limerick’s Diarmaid Byrnes insists qualifying for the Allianz Hurling League final — a first since 2006 — hadn’t been part of a grand plan for the season.

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All-Ireland freshers hurling title awarded to LIT after finalists arrive at different venues

The LIT management were informed late last night they had been awarded the game after controversy had reigned on Wednesday of last week when the two finalists showed up at different venues.

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Caroline Currid to leave Limerick backroom team

Limerick hurling manager John Kiely has confirmed that Performance Psychologist Caroline Currid has left his backroom team.

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Camogie: Limerick bid to end miserable record

Limerick have plenty of incentive to qualify for the Littlewoods Ireland camogie league Division 1 final when they make the journey to St Brendan’s Park in Birr tomorrow.

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Limerick will be locked and loaded to detonate Laois

After the Clare-Limerick match last Sunday, I slipped back across the border for a Cheltenham Preview night at the Na Piarsaigh clubhouse in Caherdavin.

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Success can crack Limerick’s city limits

Limerick’s net casts wider than ever before as proven by the presence of Kildimo-Pallaskenry’s Kyle Hayes and Feoghanagh-Castlemahon’s Seamus Flanagan in last year’s All-Ireland final team.

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It’s not Celtic-Rangers but there’s a serrated edge to Clare-Limerick

As I was making my way under the Kinnane Stand before the Clare-Galway All-Ireland semi-final replay last August, I met a plethora of Limerick guys on stewarding duties in Thurles for the day.

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John Kiely feared the sack after poor debut season as Limerick boss

Limerick manager John Kiely feared he would be sacked a year before leading Limerick to their first All-Ireland in 45 years.

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O’Shaughnessy: Kiely's men have banished Limerick's drink link

Andrew O’Shaughnessy has praised John Kiely and Limerick’s All-Ireland-winning panel for breaking the alcohol stigma that had been attached to the county for years.

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Limerick still on a different level

The summer game always looks strange when the players’ breath is visible in small clouds at every facemask.

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Ryan refuses to buy in to ‘swell of emotion’ after Limerick title

At Leo Enright’s funeral in November, Tom Ryan fell into conversation with Christy Heffernan.

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Two-time All-Ireland U21 winning hurler named in Limerick football panel

Two-time All-Ireland U21 winner Ronan Lynch has been named in the Limerick senior football panel for the 2019 season.

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Underage hurling came too easy for Limerick's Lynch

Underage glory came too easy for Limerick starlet Lynch

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Limerick hero Seamus Hickey steps away with grace

Seamus Hickey, who yesterday retired after a 13-year inter-county career, is expected to be the sole departure from Limerick’s All-Ireland-winning panel.

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Joe McKenna and Johnny Hennessey set for Munster Hall of Fame

Limerick’s Joe McKenna and Johnny Hennessey of Waterford will be inducted into the Munster GAA Hall of Fame this weekend.

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Leonard Enright remembered: ‘He was a walking, talking example of humility’

Usually it isn’t too difficult to find the exact location of a GAA funeral. That assumption was affirmed firmly yesterday in a Limerick village.

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Players got behind Limerick boss John Ryan, says Cathy Mee

Limerick ladies football captain Cathy Mee has confirmed that it was the players who looked for the special meeting of the county board after reports emerged that manager John Ryan was being relieved of his position.

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Limerick hero O’Shaughnessy bitten by coaching bug

Family ties have drawn Andrew O’Shaughnessy into coaching but he’s got the bug now.

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Shane Dowling looking for more silverware: ‘If we can match their hunger, we hope our hurling will take over’

Shane Dowling admits a break would be welcome but the prospect of claiming another county title with Na Piarsaigh can’t be turned down.

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Na Piarsaigh hit a purple patch to see off courageous Kilmallock

A couple of momentary mental lapses couldn’t stop reigning Limerick and Munster champions Na Piarsaigh reaching a seventh Limerick senior final in 10 seasons.

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Denis Moloney delivers as Doon break the deadlock

There was high drama in the Gaelic Grounds as wing back Denis Moloney popped up in additional time to send over Doon’s first score in 12 minutes to secure their first Limerick SHC final appearance in 18 years.

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Limerick SHC: Two Adrian Breen goals earn Na Piarsaigh final date with Doon

Limerick and Munster champions Na Piarsaigh reached a seventh Limerick senior final in 10 seasons with a 2-19 to 2-15 win over Kilmallock.

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Declan Hannon feared 2013 flop would define Limerick career

Declan Hannon had tears in his eyes when he was pictured immediately after Limerick’s defeat to Clare in the 2013 All-Ireland semi-final.

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'You always want more' - Cian Lynch says Treaty won't rest on their laurels

It’s just over a year ago that Cian Lynch complained about the pressures on inter-county hurlers and the impact the game has on their lives.

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Paul Kinnerk not ready to swap coaching for management

Two All-Ireland titles with different counties inside six seasons have made Paul Kinnerk hot property on the inter-county scene, but the Limerick coach has no desire to make the leap into management.

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Limerick SFC: Monaleen set up date with Adare

The last four champions are still in the race for the Limerick senior football championship title.

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Kyle Hayes rubbishes claims of bonuses for Treaty heroes

All-Ireland hurling final man of the match Kyle Hayes has rubbished rumours that the Limerick players laughed all the way to the bank after their historic win.

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Limerick's Cian Lynch deserves Hurler of the Year award

If you were taking the season as a whole, not just the championship, Lynch was definitely Limerick’s most important performer, writes Peter McNamara.

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