David Breen of Limerick is challenged by Westmeath’s Alan McGrath during the All-Ireland hurling qualifier at Cusack Park in Mullingar. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Westmeath 1-12 Limerick 4-15 A wasteful Limerick side survived a genuine challenge from a very plucky Westmeath outfit in showery conditions in(...)

 Tony Kelly is still Clare’s Mr Reliable what is now a mis-firing forward line. Photograph: James Crombie

This is a big weekend because the Munster championship is starting but how important is the actual outcome of tomorrow’s Clare- Limerick match in T(...)

Andy Walsh of Cork battles with Niall Moran of Limerick during the Waterford Crystal Cup final in  Mallow, Co Cork. Photograph: Inpho

Limerick 3-20 Cork 1-16 Two goals from Adrian Breen and one by Gavin O’Mahony helped a more experienced Limerick outfit to better Cork in the Waterfor(...)

Eoin Ryan of Kilmallock tussles with Na Piarsaigh’s David Breen. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Clares’s 1995 and 1997 All-Ireland SHC medallist Ger “Sparrow” O’Loughlin masterminded a shock victory for Kilmallock in yesterday’s Limerick senior h(...)

Limerick will require top-notch displays from the likes of Paul Browne, here scoring a goal against Wexford, if they are to prevail on Sunday. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Last week I wrote about interpreting the pre-match signs in an effort to determine your team’s state of readiness for battle.This time last year Limer(...)

Tipperary’s Cathal Barrett feels the weight of a Limerick challenge during the Munster championship clash in Thurles. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Just a little respect. That’s all Limerick were after. Aretha’s justalittlebit. They came to Semple Stadium yesterday as Munster champions and left wi(...)

Tipperary’s Patrick Maher, John O’Dwyer, Seamus Callanan and Niall O’Meara crowd out Seamus Hickey at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tipperary 2-16 Limerick 2-18 Munster champions Limerick registered a first win over Tipperary in Semple Stadium for 41 years this afternoon. Be(...)

Laois hurlers opened their campaign with a defeat to NUIG at Rathdowney yesterday. The home team began well and led 0-4 to 0-1 after eight minutes but(...)

Sixmilebridge goalkeeper Derek Fahy looks dejected after the game. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Na Piarsaigh 4-14 Sixmilebridge 0-8: A power-house performance by Na Piarsaigh, before 3,689 spectators, ruthlessly settled yesterday’s Munster club h(...)

All games throw in at 2.0 Sunday and extra-time will be played if necessaryCONNACHT SFC FINALSt Brigid’s (Roscommon) v Castlebar Mitchels (Mayo), Dr H(...)