The Waterford ladies football team retained their senior status with a nail biting 3-13 to 1-13 victory over Tipperary in Callan this afternoon.
Maria Delahunty scored 1-7 for Pat Sullivan’s side including an injury time penalty to extend their stay in the top flight.
Michelle Ryan netted two first half goals while Aileen Wall kicked three points from play.
Tipperary will now face Cavan to decide which team drops to intermediate for 2019.
Michelle Ryan told WLR Sport it was an important victory for Waterford ladies football.
Deise boss Pat Sullivan was relieved to stay in the senior ranks.
Pat says they had to show a big improvement today from previous performances.