Former Clare manager Tony Considine believes that Limerick can be competitive again next year under new boss Donal O’Grady.
The former Cork manager was appointed in September after a bitter battle between Justin McCarthy and his panel saw Limerick field an under-strength side for the 2010 championship.
Now with O’Grady in charge, Considine thinks they can challenge in Munster again.
“I think they can,” he said. “When I was growing up you looked at Tipperary, Cork and Kilkenny. The next county was Limerick. They’ve gone down the p3ecking order but they were the fourth team in Ireland for a long number of years…
Despite a revival in their fortunes Crusheen were unable to curb the displays of Eoin Ryan, Gavin O’Mahony and Byran O’Sullivan. With ten minutes to play Pat Vaughan scored from play but then had to retire with the recurrence of a groin injury and … The Limerick champions, who were managed by Tony Considine, will have a lot to against Thurles but when they play well they certainly look the part. They had strong displays from Eoin Ryan, Gavin O’Mahony, Philip O’Loughlin, …
Publish Date: 11/02/2010 21:00
Subs: M. McMahon for D. Ryan, 26; S. Collins for Coughlan, 49; C. O’Connor or Reidy and G. Lynch for Ryan, both 63; N. Considine for Healy, 70. . LIMERICK: S. Kiely, J. McCarthy, S. Gallagher, M. O’Riordan, S. Lavin, S. Lucey, … David Tubridy kick-started the revival with a pointed free in the eighth minute and when Gary Brennan goaled two minutes later, they were back in the game. Tubridy gained possession on the left flank after a throw-in by referee McGovern and he …
Publish Date: 06/07/2009 17:00