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Limerick dual stars set to face Kerry on Sunday

Stephen Lucey and Mark O’Riordan have made themselves available for selection ahead of Limerick’s crucial All-Ireland Quarter-Final.

Mark O'Riordan (centre left) and Stephen Lucey (centre right) will be available to lineup for Limerick footballers on Sunday.
Mark O'Riordan (centre left) and Stephen Lucey (centre right) will be available to lineup for Limerick footballers on Sunday.

LIMERICK FOOTBALLERS HAVE received some good news ahead of their all-important All-Ireland Quarter-Final with Kerry on Sunday, with the announcement that Stephen Lucey and Mark O’Riordan will both be available to play.

Limerick coach Maurice Horan expressed his delight following confirmation that the two players would be made available for selection ahead of the crucial game, telling the Daily Star (print edition) that their recent absence was unavoidable, in light of their hurling commitments. He said:

“They have been such great servants to Limerick GAA that you could never close the door on them. We are delighted to have them back.”

Horan also said that they had initially wanted to combine playing the two games, but that this would have proved impossible, given the demands on the modern-day player.

The duo had previously opted to focus on their hurling commitments, however Limerick footballers’ recent form has persuaded them to turn out for Sunday’s vital encounter.

Read more in the Irish Daily Star (print edition)>

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