John Kiely

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Tipperary’s Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher scores his side’s third goal despite the efforts of Clare goalkeeper Donal Tuohy. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

As he shuffled on and off the pitch in Ennis, the words of the world’s most over-qualified water-boy rang out. “You should be careful about making (...)

Limerick’s Gearóid Hegarty is tackled by Mikey Kearney during the Munster senior hurling championship clash at Walsh Park. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Waterford 0-10 Limerick 2-24 Limerick’s fortunes turned around satisfactorily in Walsh Park on Sunday but for hosts Waterford, an already downbeat c(...)

Cork’s Eoin Cadogan and Sean O’Donoghue with Limerick’s Aaron Gillane  during the recent Munster championship clash when Cork  tuned the tables on their All-Ireland semi-final conquerors in emphatic fashion. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It hasn’t been a great start for Waterford. For whatever reason, they didn’t spark until too late against Clare and couldn’t catch up. Then they sho(...)

Cork’s Aidan Walsh and Shane Kingston contest for the ball with Richie English and Dan Morrissey of Limerick. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork 1-26 Limerick 1-19 Uh, oh! After a few ominous scraping noises, Limerick’s unsinkable championship status hit the iceberg just at the end of th(...)

Limerick manager John Kiely is quick to acknowledge the smoothness with which his squad has adjusted to the routine of week-in-week-out hurling. Óisín Keniry/Inpho

Enter, stage right. For many years, there was a vague assumption if Limerick could somehow win a hurling All-Ireland, then city and county would spend(...)

Carlow’s Martin Kavanagh. Photograph: Inpho/Laszlo Geczo

LEINSTER Carlow Manager: Colm Bonner (third year) Odds: All-Ireland 1000/1; Leinster 1000/1 First up: v Galway, Pearse Stadium, May 12th, 3.00pm Be(...)

The hurling final showed that well handled, Limerick have the makings of a dynasty. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

I remember during a general election some years ago watching the church canvassers regrouping as the last of the Mass goers trooped in and getting rea(...)

Limerick manager John Kiely celebrates with defender Diarmaid Byrnes after the league final victory over Waterford at Croke Park.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Limerick’s first league title since 1997 has come off an almost seamless roll of performances going back to last July – since when only Cork have beat(...)

Limerick manager John Kiely: Beaten just once in the 11 matches since embarking on last year’s All-Ireland campaign, Limerick have always looked to have something in hand. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

SUNDAY ALLIANZ HURLING LEAGUE FINAL Limerick v Waterford Croke Park, 2.0 (Extra time and result on the day, if necessary) This promises to be a grea(...)

Graeme Mulcahy of Limerick is challenged by Dublin’s Eoghan O’Donnell with during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 semi-final at  Nowlan Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Limerick 1-19 Dublin 1-16 The warm afterglow of Limerick’s All-Ireland was undimmed in Nowlan Park on Sunday after a more comfortable win over Dublin(...)

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