All-Ireland champions to be honoured at Limerick City Hall homecoming

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All-Ireland champions to be honoured at Limerick City Hall homecoming

Homecoming kicks off at 6pm at City Hall, Merchant's Quay, on Sunday Picture: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

LIMERICK’s victorious All-Ireland U-21 hurling champions will be honoured at a special homecoming at City Hall this weekend, after beating Kilkenny in a superb final this Saturday. 

After an exciting 60-minute clash against the Cats, the Limerick side took home the title on a scoreline of 0-17 to 0-11. 

There were scenes of jubilation during the traditional pitch invasion at Semple Stadium, Thurles when Limerick lifted the coveted trophy. 

This is the sixth time that the U21s have been crowned All-Ireland champions. 

It is the second time for the 14-person panel to scoop the title in three years. 

And to mark the special occasion, Mayor of Limerick City and County, Cllr Stephen Keary – who at the match in Semple Stadium, Thurles – will honour the newly-crowned champions at City Hall, Merchant’s Quay, this Sunday at 6pm

Proving pivotal throughout the game, Aaron Gillane, who hails from Patrickswell, was named Man of the Match. 

See full match report by Limerick Leader Sports here.