Waterford FC defeated St Patrick’s Athletic 2-1 in a rip roaring cup quarter final in Abbeylands, Ferrybank last night. The young Blues are now the only unbeaten team in the country.
Colm Whelan had Waterford in front when he broke the deadlock after 27 minutes, heading home a Jack Larkin free kick
Colm Whelan doubled the home sides lead when he netted his second goal after 41 minutes with a stunning free kick from all of 30 yards
The visitors pulled a goal back on the stroke of half-time when Cian Higgins scored from the penalty spot
St. Pat’s had plennty of possession in the second period but the Waterford defence dealt with everything that came their way but the hero of the game was the Blues goalkeeper, Charlie Heffernan who produced a string of fine saves including a last minute penalty
The Blues proudly march through to the last four of the FAI U-17 Cup, and their incredible season just keeps getting better