Limerick hurlers take trip to Spain

The Limerick senior hurling squad are to travel to Barcelona later this month.

The Limerick senior hurling squad are to travel to Barcelona later this month.

The Shannonsiders had initially planned to go to Scotland for a long weekend, but there has been a

change of plan.

Celtic manager Martin O'Neill, a friend of new sponsor JP McManus, had given the side a team talk before their championship match against Tipperary last summer and the Northern Irishman invited the squad over to Parkhead to take in a Scottish Premier League game.

However, it has been decided that the panel will instead travel to Barcelona in mid-January.

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