Tag: GAA

One small step for the GAA

One small step for the GAA

| August 4, 2017

A couple of summers ago, when Sky first started showing our national games, we took great delight in seeing how the British would react. Every Irish website worth its salt had a weekly collation of the ‘funniest tweets’, featuring confused Londoners, Glaswegians and Mancunians trying to sum up just what the hell is was they […]

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Sweeping the skill from the beautiful game

Sweeping the skill from the beautiful game

| July 27, 2017

Pragmatism, that great destroyer of sports. Where once victory went to the most talented, the most gifted, now it is those who work hardest, last longest, who take the spoils. In 1970, Brazil freewheeled their way to a World Cup on a diet of cigarettes and sex. Theirs was a delirious brand of football, taken […]

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A season of forgotten glories

A season of forgotten glories

| July 6, 2017

It’s the same every summer; the football ends, I exhale deeply, and say, “thank God that’s over.” Jaded and fatigued I wave the Premier League goodbye and look forward to lazy Saturdays in the sun, Sundays spent with family and weeknights sampling the great outdoors. That usually lasts for all of two weeks. I start […]

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Limerick football side named to face Clare

Limerick football side named to face Clare

| January 10, 2017

NEW Limerick senior football manager Billy Lee, has named his team for his opening game of the 2017 season. Lee, with his management team of, Paudie Kissane, Brian Begley and Ricky Ronayne have named a strong panel for Wednesday nights McGrath Cup clash against Clare at St Patrick’s GAA club grounds at 7.30pm In what […]

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Beyond the neon runes

Beyond the neon runes

| December 15, 2016

A man’s world I was in hospital this week (nothing serious, just a minor procedure, thanks for asking). And, as ever, the staff were an absolute delight. They may be overworked and underpaid, hampered by a system not fit for purpose, but their professionalism remains unaffected. During my short stay, I came into contact with […]

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GAA – Adare underdogs for Munster Football Final

GAA – Adare underdogs for Munster Football Final

| November 27, 2016

IF THE bookies are to be believed, then Adare need not show up on Sunday for the Munster Intermediate Football club final against Kenmare of Kerry. The showpiece, to be played in Mallow at 1.30pm, is priced up as having Kenmare as 1/16 favourites. The form book of Kerry sides might be with Kenmare, but […]

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Camogie – Tuohy names provisional Limerick panel

Camogie – Tuohy names provisional Limerick panel

| November 16, 2016

LIMERICK Camogie manager John Tuohy has annnounced a preliminary training squad of 36 for 2017 season. This squad will be cut to 30 by the first week in February 2017,  before the beginning of the national hurling league. Panel in full: Caoimhe Costelloe, Cliona Lane (Adare), Maguerita McCarthy, Sile Moynihan, Judith Mulcahy, Niamh Mulcahy (Ahane), […]

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GAA – Two Limerick sides remain

GAA – Two Limerick sides remain

| November 10, 2016

ADARE and Gerald Griffins are Limerick’s remaining representatives in Munster Club action. The Intermediate footballers from the west village are in action this weekend as they face Kiskeam of Cork. The game, which throws in at 2pm in Mallow, will be refereed by Sean Lonergan from Tipperary. Should Adare progress, they will face either Kilfenora […]

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GAA – The ‘Well” prepare for Munster journey

GAA – The ‘Well” prepare for Munster journey

| November 6, 2016

ALL ROADS lead to the Gaelic Grounds this Sunday afternoon as the Limerick champions Patrickswell take on their Cork counterparts, Glen Rovers, in the Munster Senior Club Hurling championship semi final. Glen Rovers, back to back Cork County champions, enter the semi finals after an impressive 0-19 to 2-11 win over  Erin’s Own at Pairc […]

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GAA – Daly Cup takes centre stage, before Limerick county final

GAA – Daly Cup takes centre stage, before Limerick county final

| October 24, 2016

LIMERICK GAA hosted a unique and historic reception at the Greenhills Hotel on Sunday last prior to the Credit Union Senior Hurling Final, as a mark of respect to the Daly family who presented the Daly Cup to Limerick GAA in 1928. This, the most coveted piece of silverware in Limerick Hurling, was presented to […]

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