The Deise faced a stiff breeze in the opening half and had the better of the early opportunities but they failed to register a score. The Lilywhites came more into the game a made use of the wind to run into a 4 point lead. It wasn’t till the 18 minute that Waterford opened their account with a point from full forward Aoife Fitzgearld. Waterford were guilty of dropping several balls short and into the hands of the Kilkdare keeper.
For Waterford, midfielders Kelly Ann Hogan and Keely Corbett Barry had excellent games, Rosie Landers in the goal was solid through out and Aoife Fitzgearld added valuable points a vital stages of the game. It was Hogan who was deemed player of the match after the final whistle.