Winning start for Stradbally

Eoin O’Brien sent over six points and Daniel Weldon shot 1-3 as Stradbally secured a 2-17 to 1-5 victory over an injury ravaged An Rinn in the first round of the Waterford SFC at Fraher Field. A winning start for player manager Michael 'Brick' Walsh.

Green flags from Tommy Connors and Weldon left the Reds 2-7 to 1-2 in front at half time.

Donie Breathnach got a stunning goal for An Rinn on 18 minutes. He collected the ball on the 65 off a kickout, soloed forward and slotted to the bottom corner of the net. Breathnach scored 1-3 for his team. Corner back Eamonn Óg Ó Crotaigh slammed a shot off the crossbar on 45 minutes.