The County Senior Hurling Championship got underway this afternoon with a double bill in Fraher Field.
Last year’s beaten finalists De La Salle ran out 4-17 to 1-15 winners against Fourmilewater in the curtain raiser at the Dungarvan venue.
Corner forward Cormac McCann shot 2-3 while Jack Fagan and Adam Farrell also rattled the net.
Jamie Barron hit a late consolation goal for Fourmile. The Waterford All Star scored 1-7.
Meanwhile, goals from Shane and Michael Kearney gave fourteen man Ballyduff Upper a 2-16 to 0-18 win over An Rinn.
The Reds lost defender Jamie Hannon to two yellow cards but finished strongly to take the spoils.
Eoghan Murray was top scorer on eight points and Andrew Casey knocked over four in the second half.