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Waterford's Robin Dawson leads the field on Day 2 of the European Nations Championship

Waterford's Robin Dawson leads the field on Day 2 of the European Nations ChampionshipThe Tramore clubman is tied at the top of the table with Welshman Jack Davidson on 4 under par. Robin went into this week's event in Spain on the back of a pair of second-place finishes at the Cape Province Open and the South African Amateur Open stroke-play event last month.

Waterford's Barry Coughlan sidelined til the summer with a broken jaw

Waterford's Barry Coughlan sidelined til the summer with a broken jawThe Ballygunner clubman could be out of action for a number of months, after breaking his jaw in two places in last weekend's win over Clare. The defender's injury setback comes as Waterford prepare to meet Galway in this Sunday's League quarter final in Salthill. Coughlan received an All Star nomination in 2015 and manager Derek McGrath views him…

Waterford hurlers away to Galway next Sunday

Waterford hurlers away to Galway next SundayWaterford will face an away tie against Galway in the Allianz hurling League next Sunday afternoon The game will throw-in at 4 pm in Pearse Stadium, Salthill. Waterford booked their spot in the last eight following an exciting 2-21 to 1-22 over Clare in Cusack Park yesterday A strong finish which included the Waterford subs making a big impact …

Waterford League through to Youth Final

Waterford League through to Youth FinalThe Waterford League booked their place in the FAI Inter-League Youth Final following a 3-1 win over the Dublin League in Ozier Park yesterday The sides were level at half-time, but second half goals from Dara Wall and Niall O' Keffee gave Anthony Browne's charges an excellent victory The Waterford manager says it was a great victory. "We had o…

Waterford FC beat Wexford FC 2-0

Waterford FC beat Wexford FC 2-0Waterford FC maintained their clean sheet with a 2-nil win over Wexford FC last night at the RSC. Waterford showed two changes from the side which drew away to Shelbourne last week. Robin Dempsey replaced the injured David Mulchay, and Mark O'Sullivan came in for Gary Comerford. Mark O'Sullivan gave the Blues the lead after 10 minutes, and again…

Footballers lose to Limerick

Footballers lose to LimerickThe Waterford footballers continued their losing run in Division 4 with a 0-14 to 0-8 defeat against Limerick at Fraher Field last night. Midfielder Michael Curry kicked three points from play to level the match at half time. Aidan Trihy put the home side in front on the restart but Limerick responded with seven unanswered points to pick up their …

St Augustines claim their first ever All Ireland hurling title.

St Augustines claim their first ever All Ireland hurling title.The West Waterford school overcame St. Fintan's of Dublin in Thomastown earlier this afternoon. The Friary led by 1-10 to 3 points at half time Neil Montgomery bagged 6 points from set plays, while Tom Looby netted the games only goal on 23 minutes. Cillian Costello kept the Dublin side in touch with a number of frees, The Friary responded though…

Maurice Shanahan loses appeal against red card.

Maurice Shanahan loses appeal against red card.Maurice Shanahan will miss Sunday's National Hurling League match away to Clare after his appeal against a one match suspension was rejected by the Central Hearings Committee in Croke Park last night. The Lismore forward received a straight red card against Cork a fortnight ago following an incident with Dean Brosnan in the second half.

Derek McGrath takes short career break to concentrate on hurling.

Derek McGrath takes short career break to concentrate on hurling.Waterford Senior Hurling Manager Derek McGrath says he does'nt believe the demands of intercounty management can be sustainable with full time employment. The teacher at De La Salle in Waterford has been on parental leave since early February 6th and he has extended it until the end of the current term. He said while he loves teaching he found…

64 year old Waterford athlete wins gold at World Masters.

64 year old Waterford athlete wins gold at World Masters. West Waterford athlete Joe Gough has won gold in Korea. The defending champion won the final of the 800 metres over 60 at the World Masters Indoor Championships in Daegu,South Korea in the early hours of this morning .