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John Kiely: “We Don’t Feel Like We’re All Ireland Champions”

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Limerick manager John Kiely has insisted that past form won’t be a factor when his side face Kilkenny in the All Ireland hurling semi-final on Saturday evening.  The All Ireland champions endured a mixed Munster round-robin campaign, suffering two losses to Cork and Tipperary before bouncing back to comprehensively beat the Premier County in the provincial final last month. While …

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John Kiely: Limerick Have Answered All Who Questioned Team’s Desire

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Limerick manager John Kiely believes his side have now answered their critics who questioned their commitment following their success in 2018. The Treaty men were crowned Munster champions in LIT Gaelic Grounds on Sunday afternoon following a comprehensive 2-26 to 2-14 win over Tipperary. Kiely reinstalled key men Gearoid Hegarty, Declan Hannon, Cian Lynch and Graeme Mulcahy for the clash …

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Kiely: Home Advantage Means Nothing Unless You Make It Count

John Kiely Limerick

Limerick hurling manager John Kiely has urged his players to make home advantage count when they face Tipperary in the Munster final on Sunday.  The All Ireland champions welcome Liam Sheedy’s charges to LIT Gaelic Grounds for the venue’s first provincial final since 2013 when Limerick overcame Cork by nine points. The decider will be the third game Kiely’s men …

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Eoin Kelly: Players Would Die For A Munster Hurling Medal

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During his 14-year career, Tipperary great Eoin Kelly won five Munster Hurling Championship medals, the first coming in 2001 and the last in 2012.  His former county find themselves back in the provincial decider following a two-year absence and with Liam Sheedy back at the helm, Tipperary will be desperate to reclaim the Munster Cup. The task ahead of them …

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John Kiely: Limerick Lads Were Bursting To Get Back Training

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Limerick manager, John Kiely, hopes that any lingering suggestions that his side would struggle as a result of their All Ireland winning celebrations will be put to bed following their impressive win over Tipperary in the Allianz Hurling League last night.  Limerick looked by far the fitter team during the first Division 1A game in the Gaelic Grounds in nine …

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Limerick Recall All Ireland Starters For Opening Clash Against Tipp

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Limerick manager, John Kiely, has named eight players that started the All Ireland final in August in his team to play Tipperary in their Co Op Superstores Munster Senior Hurling League opener in the Gaelic Grounds tonight.  Captain, Declan Hannon as well as Hurler of the Year, Cian Lynch, have been included, alongside Sean Finn, Graeme Mulcahy, Richie English, Gearoid Hegarty, …

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Report Card: Limerick Hurlers Finish Top Of The Class

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As an exhilarating inter-county season draws to a close, we issue each team with an end-of-season report card, discussing whether or not they fulfilled expectations. Next up, we review the season of All Ireland champions, Limerick. _____ Team Limerick _____ Preseason Expectations The Treaty county have been steadily progressing for a number of years and have become a major threat …

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Limerick Ladies Hoping To Continue Winning Momentum In County

Limerick ladies football manager, John Ryan has admitted that his side find themselves in “bonus territory” as they prepare to take on Louth in the All Ireland Junior Final on Sunday in Croke Park. The county has already experienced joy in Croke Park this summer, with their senior hurlers capturing the Liam MacCarthy Cup for the first time in 45 …

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John Kiely Reveals Details Of Keith Earls’ Limerick Visit

Just over 10 days separate Limerick from winning their first All-Ireland Senior Hurling title since 1973.  Of course, they have one huge obstacle in the way to finally end 45 years of hurt, reigning champions Galway. The Tribesmen are rightly favourites for the August 19 clash but the Treaty County will take confidence from their run to the final and their …

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John Kiely Has A Box Of Abusive Anonymous Letters At Home

Limerick hurling manager John Kiely has given an honest insight into the abuse he has received from fans over the years. It’s something that shouldn’t happen, but something that unfortunately does come as part of the job. Kiely seems to understand this as much anyone, and in a recent appearance in front of the Limerick media – he revealed exactly …

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Preview: Who Will Take The Last Hurling Semi-Final Spot?

It’s the battle of two extremely proud hurling counties today in Thurles as Limerick and Kilkenny battle it out for a place in this year’s All Ireland semi-final. We take a look at some of the key issues ahead of the 2pm throw-in. What has changed since last year’s encounter? Kilkenny and Limerick played out a thrilling game in Nowlan …

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Carlow’s Historic Summer Comes To An End At The Hands Of Limerick

Carlow 0-13 Limerick 5-22 Three goals in the first 20 minutes helped Limerick glide past Carlow and book their place in the All Ireland quarter-finals. It was the worst possible start for the Joe McDonagh champions with teenager, Kyle Hayes netting for the visitors after just 30 seconds. Carlow responded well with points from Denis Murphy and Edward Byrne but were dealt a …

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