LIMERICK BACKBONE IN IRELAND’S HURLING VICTORY, 1924

IN 1924 THE IRISH INDEPENDENT REPORTED ON IRELAND’S 4-03 TO 1-03 HURLING VICTORY OVER THE U.S. AT THE TAILTEANN GAMES. THE SPINE OF THE WINNING IRISH SQUAD CAME FROM COUNTIES LIMERICK, GALWAY, AND TIPPERARY. BACK ROW: M DERVAN (GALWAY), JJ HAYES (TIPP), M KELLY (LAOIS), R NEALON (TIPP), WITH M RYAN (TIPP). MID ROW: J KAVANAGH (TRAINER), D MURNANE (LIMERICK), J KENNEDY (CORK), W RYAN (LIMERICK), B GIBBS (GALWAY), WITH J DARCY (TIPP), FRONT ROW: M DARCY (TIPP), J WALSH (DUBLIN), J HUMPHREYS (LIMERICK, CAPT), G HOWARD (DUBLIN & LIMERICK), D RING (CORK). FLOOR: J MAHONY (GALWAY), I HARNEY (GALWAY), AND W GLEESON (LIMERICK).
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