The Nire moved a step closer to retaining their senior football title with a 2-6 to 0-8 win against Ballinacourty at Fraher Field last night.
In freezing conditions, goals either side of half time from Conor Gleeson and Dermot Ryan proved the difference between the teams.
The Nire will face Clashmore in a semi final play-off match next Tuesday night.
Manager Benji Whelan said that it was a hard earned victory, claiming the goal before half-time proved to be crucial
He confirmed that Jamie Barron won’t feature for the remainder of the championship
Waterford SFC Semi Final Draw
Kilrossanty v Stradbally
An Rinn v The Nire/Clashmore
Ties will be held on the weekend of November 26th, with the Co. Final pencilled in for December 3rd.