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Munster Senior football Championship begins tomorrow evening

Munster Senior football Championship begins tomorrow eveningWaterford Footballers will seek their first Provincial Championship victory since 2010 as they welcome Cork to Fraher Field for tomorrow evening's Munster Quarter-Final The Déise operated two tiers lower than Cork in the League, and ended with only two wins over London and Wicklow in their opening two games The Rebels maintained their Division…

Waterford name team to face Cork in Munster opener

Waterford name team to face Cork in Munster openerDonie Breathnach from An Rinn has been handed his championship debut for Saturday's Munster football quarter final against Cork at Fraher Field. Manager Tom McGlinchey has named an experienced side as the Déise seek a first provincial win over the Rebels since 1960. Paul Whyte will captain the team from centre forward. The team in full is as fo…

Another superb performance from Gary Hurley

Another superb performance from Gary HurleyThis week saw Gary on the European Tour as he was playing in the Rocco Forte Open in Verdura, Sicily. Without doubt he must be very happy with his performance as he carded rounds of 67, 66, 72 and 73 seeing him finish on 6 under par for the event in tied 23rd place. This finish sees him receive a nice paycheque of €10,550. This follows on from…

Hibernians win Ardagh Cup for 5th year in a row

Hibernians win Ardagh Cup for 5th year in a rowHibernians won the Ardagh Premier Cup for an unprecedented 5th consecutive season in Ozier Park last night. The unbeaten side took the lead on 20 mins with a goal from David McGrath, followed up by another 8 mins later with a David Kennedy cross from the right. Carrick came out fighting in the second half but it was all over once Mark O'Keefe sc…

Waterford hurlers win in Offaly

Waterford hurlers win in OffalyWaterford posted a 4-26 to 0-25 win over Offaly in last night's senior hurling challenge game at the new Ballysaggart GAA grounds. Stephen Bennett scored a first half hat trick and Austin Gleeson also found the net as the local side led by seven points at the break. Waterford emptied the bench at half time and used 29 players in total. Deise …

Waterford FC beat Longford Town to remain top of the table.

Waterford FC beat Longford Town to remain top of the table.Waterford FC have gone two points clear at the top of the table following a one nil victory over Longford Town last night at the RSC. Waterford took the lead on 12 minutes with a goal from Derek Daly. They now lead the table on 28 points, two clear after Cobh Ramblers defeated UCD 1-0 in a clash between 2nd and 3rd

Waterford FC in action tonight

Waterford FC in action tonightWaterford FC return to action this evening as Longford Town visit the RSC for the latest round of games in the Airtricity League First Division The Blues, who are struggling with injuries at the moment, secured a hard fought 1-nil win over neighbours Wexford last week, keeping them one point ahead at the top of the table Waterford's Kenny McEvoy…

Dan Shanahan rolled back the years to win the April WLR Granville Hotel GAA award.

Dan Shanahan rolled back the years to win the April WLR Granville Hotel GAA award.The Waterford senior hurling selector was in fantastic form for his club Lismore who had a brilliant second half beating Passage at Fraher Field in the first round of the Waterford SHC . Lismore trailed Passage 3-13 to 1-03 at half time but finished on a scoreline of 6-13 to 3-19. Dan Shanahan scored 4-01 in the game. He featured prominently aga…

Waterford ladies defeat Kerry in Munster Championship

Waterford ladies defeat Kerry in Munster ChampionshipSecond half goals from Michelle Ryan and Roisin Tobin gave the Waterford ladies football team a 2-9 to 1-9 win in the first round of the Munster championship at a rainy Fraher Field. Full forward Maria Delahunty finished with seven points (five from play) as the home side survived a late Kingdom rally to claim a famous victory. Manager Pat Sulliv…

Waterford FC look to continue good form this evening

Waterford FC look to continue good form this eveningWaterford FC make the short journey to Ferrycarrig Park this evening as they face bottom of the table Wexford FC in the Airtricity League First Division. It will the third south east derby so far this season with the Blues coming out on top in both previous encounters Waterford have a one point lead at the tob of the table following last week's h…