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Athlone Town is the opposition for Waterford FC's opening competitive game.

Athlone Town is the opposition for Waterford FC's opening competitive game.Waterford FC get their promotion charge up and running against Athlone Town on Friday night. The revamped club have invested heavily during the close season and are expected make a strong bid for the title . One of the new players Gary Delaney says it's one of the strongest squads he has played for.

Waterford beaten by Tipperary in Round 2 of the National Hurling League

Waterford beaten by Tipperary in Round 2 of the National Hurling LeagueTipperary ran out the 6 point winners over Waterford in Walsh Park this afternoon. The two sides were level on several occasions throughout the first half, with Tipp holding a 1 point lead heading in to the break. It was the visitors who started the stronger in the second half, opening a three point lead, and were handed a golden opportunity…

Blues beaten in final pre-season friendly

Blues beaten in final pre-season friendlyWaterford FC played their last pre-season game against Limerick at the Markets Field last night.  Mark O'Sullivan headed Waterford into the lead after ten minutes and the Blues went on to dominate the first half without adding to their advantage. It was a different story in the second half as Waterford made up to seven changes in the second …

Big crowd expected at Walsh Park for Waterford Tipperary league clash.

Big crowd expected at Walsh Park for Waterford Tipperary league clash.The Waterford team to face All Ireland Champions Tippeary in Walsh Park on Sunday will be named tonight. Tipperary Manager Michael Ryan says they will be under no illusions going into the game. John O’Keeffe is out for them, but Donagh Maher who picked up a knock against Dublin should be okay. Waterford's Noel Connors says the win over Kilke…

Jack O'Donoghue to start for Munster against Ospreys

Jack O'Donoghue to start for Munster against OspreysWaterford's Jack O'Donoghue retains his place in the Munster starting side for tomorrows PRO 12 match away to the Ospreys. The 23 year old put in a man-of-the-match winning performance against Newport Gwent Dragons last Friday. Returning Irish internationals Ian Keatley, Billy Holland and John Ryan all start.Ryan comes in to join Dave Kilcoyne and …

Robin Dawson finishes 2nd at Cape Province Open

Robin Dawson finishes 2nd at Cape Province OpenWaterford's Robin Dawson has finished in second place at the Cape Province Open after a marathon play off. The Tramore golfer finished his fourth and final round this afternoon on 10 under par booking his spot in a three-way play off with two South Africans. Brandon Cloete was knocked out after the 1st, however it took four holes to separate Rob…

Robin Dawson tied for 5th in South Africa

Robin Dawson tied for 5th in South AfricaWaterford's Robin Dawson is three shots off the lead after day two of the Cape Province Open. The Tramore golfer remains on 6 under par and is tied for 5th place in South Africa. Dubliner Alex Gleeson picked up 6 shots today and holds a two shot lead from 9 under. The competition concludes with a 36 hole finale tomorrow.

Robin Dawson back in action in South Africa

Robin Dawson back in action in South AfricaWaterford's Robin Dawson is tied for second place after day one of the Cape Province Open. The Tramore golfer is just one shot off the lead after posting a round of 6 under in South Africa this morning. Paul Margolis of France leads from 7 under. The 72-hole stroke play event got underway this morning with a 36-hole finale on Thursday. Robin Da…

Austin Gleeson is named overall winner of the WLR FM Granville Hotel GAA Award for 2016

Austin Gleeson is named overall winner of the WLR FM Granville Hotel GAA Award for 2016Austin Gleeson won the first monthly award last February. At the time he said it's the start of the year and hopefully there is more to come. And of course there was. He won the treble at the All Stars, an all star, young hurler of the year and hurler of the year. The Mount Sion man started the year as he meant to go on. He was honoured in Fe…

Deise secures narrow victory over Kilkenny

Deise secures narrow victory over KilkennyWaterford recorded their first win since 2004 in Nolan Park today when they defeated Kilkenny in what was an exciting match. Waterford led 1-11 to 10 points at half-time. Patrick Curran scored the Waterford goal and he also added some vital points during the course of the opening 35 minutes. The second half saw Waterford continue to lead but the fi…