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On This Day: A win for the Hurlers and three for the Footballers together with a 32-point drubbing

On This Day: A win for the Hurlers and three for the Footballers together with a 32-point drubbing

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March 10

On this present day, three years in the past, the Limerick footballers had a one-level win over Waterford within the Nationwide Soccer League. 5 years beforehand, each intercounty side dispatched Carlow a Gaelic Grounds double. In contrast, there was additionally a win for the footballers in 2012 over Kilkenny.


Limerick picked up a primary win of the season as they defeated Waterford by 2-10 to 2-9 in Spherical 5 of the Allianz Soccer League Division 4.

Limerick’s begin was direct and proved dividends, with Seamus O’Carroll opening the scoring earlier than organizing Jamie Lee for the video games’ first objective.

Waterford replied to some extent; however, scores from O’Carroll and Robbie Bourke had Limerick six clear.

The perimeters traded score; however, slowly, Waterford started to take management and was rewarded with a penalty. Gavin Crotty dispatched to go away it at 1-6 to 1-Four Limerick’s favor on the interval.

Waterford did have the primary rating of the second half. However, Limerick replied with a pair to maneuver three clear, a lead they maintained till the ultimate quarter.

The Deise then struck 1-Three on the bounce to take the lead for the primary time and went three in entrance heading into damage time.

However, there was time for Limerick to launch a comeback with O’Carroll bundling the ball house to degree and Sean McSweeney nailing a free to present Limerick the win.

A win for the Hurlers
Munster GAA Senior Soccer Championship Quarter-Closing, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 19/5/2018
Limerick vs. Clare
Limerick’s Jamie Lee
Obligatory Credit score ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry


Limerick held on for a 3-10 to 1-13 win over Carlow within the Nationwide Hurling League’s second spherical within the Gaelic Grounds.

Carlow had three of the primary 4 scores, with Seamus Hickey providing Limerick’s sole resistance within the first ten minutes.

Nevertheless, their subsequent rating was an objective as Declan Hannon’s 21-yard free flew previous the Carlow rearguard.

However, the subsequent 4 scores would come from the guests as they moved 0-7 to 1-1 in the entrance.

Hannon was available once more to blast to the objective to degree the sport after 25, and Seanie Tobin added one other instantly afterward as Limerick regarded like taking management.

On the break, it was 3-5 to 0-Eight in Limerick’s favor and three in succession from Hannon early within the second half had them eight clear after Carlow opened the scoring.

However, with six minutes remaining, 1-1 from Craig Doyle had the deficit again to an objective. And with Doyle clear by on objective, he had the possibility to a degree; however, er couldn’t raise the ball as Limerick cleared the hazard to carry on for the win.

A win for the Hurlers
Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Closing, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 9/6/2013 Limerick vs. Tipperary Limerick’s Declan Hannon celebrates the closing whistle Obligatory Credit score ©INPHO/James Crombie.

On an identical day, the footballers made it 4 from 4 in Division Four with a 0-10 to 0-9 win over Carlow within the Gaelic Grounds.

Carlow struck twice in the opening minute to open up an early benefit; however, with Ian Ryan unerring in the entrance of objective, the hosts took the lead halfway by the half.

Three on the bounce previous to the brief whistle restored Carlow’s lead from 0-7 to 0-5 on the half.

The guests have been able to preserve that two-level benefit for almost all of the second half; however, in the long run, it was Ryan that proved the distinction as he added three frees late on to grab the consequence for Limerick.

Overall, the St Senans man contributed 0-7 of his side’s tally as Limerick moved a step nearer to promotion.


Limerick kicked 31 scores to place Kilkenny to the sword, 1-30 to 0-1 within the Nationwide Soccer League’s fourth spherical.

The sport was an entire mismatch from beginning to end as Limerick cruised previous their opponents.

Ian Ryan had the video games solely objective within the first half as Limerick kicked 15 factors and held their opponents scoreless.

Each John Galvin and Stephen Kelly returned to the aspect after damage lay-offs, with Kelly kicking 0-6 from play.

On the whole, 1-25 of Limerick’s whole got here from play, with Kilkenny’s solely rating of the sport coming within the 60th minute.

Nonetheless, Limerick’s third win in 4 as they regrouped from Clare’s loss per week earlier.


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