Kiely eyes back-to-back All-Irelands
John Kiely says Limerick have no intention of parting with the Liam MacCarthy Cup next year.
The Treaty County celebrated a first All-Ireland hurling success in 45 years last August, but thoughts are now beginning to turn to 2019 and the prospect of putting titles back-to-back.
“The guys have set extremely high standards in terms of what they expect from themselves for a performance and I don’t see that changing,” the Limerick manager told the Limerick Voice.
“They’re a young bunch of players who aren’t going to be happy to win an All-Ireland at 22 and not push on. They’ve got no Munster title, no National League title – there’s a lot of stuff they haven’t done that they’ll want to do at some point in their careers.
“They’ve already shown a great appetite and have plenty of experience of going back to the well again after minor and U21 All-Irelands – I think that will stand to them.”
Limerick’s Declan Hannon and Manager John Kiely celebrate with the Liam MacCarthy Cup.