Limerick GAA to make 25th anniversary of the 1994 Munster hurling title victory

Jerome O'Connell

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Limerick GAA to make 25th anniversary of the 1994 Munster hurling title victory

1994 winning captain Gary Kirby

LIMERICK GAA are to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Munster SHC title win.

Players and management from the 1994 county senior hurling set-up are to be guests of honour at the 2019 Bon Secours Hospital Limerick SHC final.

The county senior hurling final takes place on Sunday October 6 in the LIT Gaelic Grounds at 3.30 - a fixture that will be live on TG4.

The '94 winning players will be introduced to the crowd at half time.

The Tom Ryan managed side beat Cork, Waterford and Clare to win the provincial title - the final was a 0-25 to 2-10 win over Clare in front of 43,368 in Semple Stadium in Thurles.

The Gary Kirby captained Limerick then beat Antrim in the All-Ireland semi final before failing to Offaly in the never to be forgotten All-Ireland SHC final.

The '94 Munster SHC winners were managed by Tom Ryan, with selectors Liam Lenihan and Rory Kiely, with coach Dave Mahedy.

Limerick had a 34-man panel, representing 20 different clubs.

PANEL: Dave Clarke, Mike Houlihan, Tom Hennessy, Donal Barry (all Kilmallock); Frankie Carroll, TJ Ryan, John Kiely (all Garryspillane); Mike Nash, Declan Nash, Albert Shanahan (all South Liberties); Brian Finn, Paul Moloney, John Anthony Moran (all Bruff), Joe O'Connor and Niall Doolan (both Ballybrown); Ciaran Carey and Gary Kirby (both Patrickswell); Mike Galligan and Leo O'Connor (both Claughaun); Pat Heffernan and John O'Neill (both Blackrock); Turlough Herbert and James Moran (both Ahane), Damian Quigley (Na Piarsaigh), Joe Quaid (Feohanagh), Stephen McDonogh (Bruree), Ger Hegarty (Old Christians), John Roche (Croagh-Kilfinny), Don Flynn (Killeedy), Ger Galvin (Feenagh-Kilmeedy), Mike Wallace (Glenroe), John Flavin (Monagea), Sean O'Neill (Murroe-Boher), Mark Foley (Adare).