Limerick SHC Final - The top 20 tweeters for this year’s county final

Ahead of Sunday’s Limerick SHC final between Kilmallock and Adare, Steven Miller picks out those most worth following on Twitter.

Ahead of Sunday’s Limerick SHC final between Kilmallock and Adare, Steven Miller picks out those most worth following on Twitter.

THIS year’s Limerick senior hurling final is the first that will have the added bonus of being able to follow it via Twitter.

To mark the occasion we’ve picked out the top 20 Tweeters to follow. Some are playing, some are commentating, some are supporting.

But follow these 20 - if you’re at the match or at home - to get a 21st century county final experience. From the build-up, right through the match itself and on to the celebrations, they’re guaranteed to make it even more enjoyable than it already is.

1. Jerome O’Connell @JeromeSport

Our own man at the game will have plenty of useful updates and insights

2. Martin Kiely @MartinKiely

New to Twitter but getting better with every tweet

3. Liam Aherne @laherne95

Limerick’s Live95FM man will be busy during the game but before and after it, he’ll no doubt have plenty to tweet too

4. Limerick GAA Tracker

@LimGAAtracker

Reliable updates throughout. What more could you want?

5. Mark Foley @marc_o_foghlu

The best Limerick hurler on Twitter. Not a regular tweeter but a good one nonetheless

6. Gavin O’Mahony @gavinom6

Kilmallock’s centre-back has a fine following. Should be good if they win

7. Eoin Ryan @EoinORian

Kilmallock midfielder. Bit of a Twitter smart-arse

8. Adare GAA @Adare_GAA

Will have updates on the match and from behind the scenes. Well worth a follow

9. Graeme Mulcahy @graememul90

Kilmallock’s top scorer is well able for the online banter too

10. Stephen Lavin @frank_sunday

Irreverent tweets on any subject. Often GAA-related

11. Henry Martin @henrymartin1

Never short of an opinion, he’ll surely bring his A game to Sunday’s final

12. Becky Costello @beckscostello

The only female in our list. One of Kilmallock’s most famous supporters

13. Paudie O’Brien @paudie8

Kilmallock captain. Hoping to be tweeted about at about 5pm on Sunday

14. Paul Keane @PaulKeane1981

Adare captain. Same as above

15. Conor Fitzgerald @fitzycon

Veteran Adare hurler. Rookie tweeter

16. John Fitzgibbon

@johnfitzgibbon2

Young Adare forward. Experienced tweeter

17. Mark Carmody @MarkCarmody12

Patrickswell hurler and a fine hurling tweeter

18. Wayne McNamara @wagsymc

Not a prolific user but has huge potential to get better

19. Owen Webb O’Rourke

@OwenWebbORourke

Kilmallock sub-keeper heading for the 6,000-tweet mark

20. Jonny Crawford

@crawfordjonny

Has over 11,000 tweets. Most on sport. A lot on hurling

List compiled by @steven_miller12