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OLD BORO BATTLE BACK FOR AMAZING WIN

Player and mentors celebrate as Dungarvan came from three goals down to reach the last 16 of the FAI Junior Cup
Dungarvan United 4 Greencastle 3 (AET) Dungarvan Untied recorded the most incredible victory of their long and historic existence when they came back from three goals down to defeat Greencastle from Donegal in Kilrush Park on Saturday night last in front of a large crowd. Add in a missed penalty when they were they were playing [...]

Three in a Row for Impressive DLS

John Mullane presents the J. J. Kavanagh & Sons Man of the Match Award to De La Salle's Eddie Meaney. Included are Paddy Joe Ryan, Chairman and Taylor Murray, PRO Waterford Co. GAA Board.
Brian Flannery Reports 2017 County Under-21 ‘A’ Hurling Final De La Salle 1-12 Abbeyside 1-8 De La Salle won their third U-21 ‘A’ county hurling title in a row when they had four points to spare over western champions Abbeyside at a damp and cold Dunhill on Sunday last. From the moment man-of-the-match Eddie Meaney hit the back of the [...]

Deise Power Out of the Blocks

New Deise camogie boss Donal O'Rourke.
National Camogie League Division One Group Two Waterford 1-12 Meath 0-6 Waterford enjoyed a comfortable start to their National League campaign at an overcast WIT Arena on Sunday, seeing off Meath by nine points. With successive away matches on the immediate agenda (Clare next Sunday and Kilkenny on February 4th), a winning start on home soil was [...]

Inflationary Matters: The cost of our teams

The spend on the Waterford Football team has increased by 36 perc cent over the last five years.
Brian Flannery Reports As we enter another New Year it is becoming increasingly obvious to me how dependant I’ve become on technology. Google this and google that, iPad and IPhone, twitter, online shopping, online banking, app this and app that. If something isn’t on google it obviously just doesn’t exist. It’s a bit like football, apparently [...]

New Era Begins for Waterford FC

Caption: Waterford FC’s Dean Walsh is looking forward to the professional era with Waterford FC.
Wednesday last was in many ways an historic day for football in Waterford. At 9.00am a vicious wind blew across the RSC as Storm Eleanor was determined to have the last word following a night of string winds and heavy rain. However inside the newly decorated home dressing room a number of players were sitting together [...]

A Quayside Bow for our Hurling Heroes

The atmosphere on The Quay that night prompted many to query what the arrival home will be like when the Deise finally end their wait for the Liam MacCarthy Cup!
Monday, September 4th 2017. Waterford’s Quay is heaving with humanity and emotion and one wonders what runs through the mind of those charged to speak at a homecoming for defeated All-Ireland Finalists. If what’s said inside the walls of the dressing room can prove trying and tear inducing, one can only imagine what it must be [...]

Sporting Year in Review

The South-East Racing Club Syndicate celebrate with jockey Brian O’Connell after St Lawrence Gap won the Richard Power Private Client Betting Handicap Hurdle at the Tramore August Festival
January February March April May June July August See this week’s edition for more of this year’s “Sporting Year in Review”

DLS College Taste U-15 Football Glory

De La Salle College captured the Under-15 (Gaelic Football) Eamonn Martin Cup in style against Ennistymon of Clare in Lattin, County Tipperary on a scoreline of 1-9 to 0-5. De La Salle led from the off and were very unlucky when an early James Aylward goal was controversially disallowed as it was deemed to be a [...]

Goals see De la Salle advance to U-21 decider

Brian Flannery Reports De La Salle are through to the East Waterford Under-21 ‘A’ Hurling Final following an eight point victory over Passage. Played at Dunhill on an unseasonably mild December Sunday afternoon where the adage about goals winning games was very much in evidence. Luke Flynn netted in the opening half with further goals from Eddie Meaney [...]

Chairman reflects on challenging 2017

County Board Chairman Paddy Joe Ryan listening intently as a questions is fielded from the floor at last Thursday's County Convention at Lawlor's Hotel in Dungarvan. See Sport 2 and 3 for more.  									| Photo: Noel Browne
Paddy Joe Ryan hoping for smoother club waters In his address to delegates at last Thursday’s County Convention at Lawlor’s Hotel, Dungarvan, County Board Chairman Paddy Joe Ryan apologised for the delay in completing some of this year’s Championships. On the 13th occasion that he has addressed delegates as Chairman, he pointed out that “without doubt the [...]