Michael ‘Brick’ Walsh has praised the strength of the Waterford panel after The Déise’s incredible Championship journey ended with a disappointing defeat to Galway in the All-Ireland Final
Michael says there’s a great bond amongst the group, and it’s something Derek McGrath and his management team have implemented in recent seasons
The Stradbally man picked up the July WLR / Granville Hotel GAA Award.
Michael played a key role in re-igniting Waterford’s Championship season as the Déise recorded their first Championship victory over Kilkenny since 1959 at Semple Stadium
The Stradbally man netted a crucial goal as Waterford held on for a thrilling extra-time win.
Micahel had another big influence in the All-Ireland Quarter-Final at the newly revamped Pairc Uí Chaoimh as he caused havoc for the Wexford defence, running at them and drawing frees in the opening half.
Brick played a major role as Waterford returned to Croke Park for a third staright All-Ireland semi-final.
Michael had a great game against Cork in the All-Ireland semi netting another crucial goal and making major scores as Waterford booked their spot in the All-Ireland decider for the first time since 2008.