Archive for the ‘GAA Football’ Category

14 Man Kilmac earn last gasp draw

Stradbally who defeated Portlaw to finish top of Group B with 6 points
County Senior Football Championship Round 3. Kilmacthomas 1-09 Kilrossanty 0-12 Tony Ryan Reports Local derbies are the next best thing to knockout championship games if the fine gate of €2,482 is a bench mark for the double header senior football championship games at Fraher Field last Sunday evening. The temperature decreased on the thermometer in the pleasant summer [...]

Tenacious Déise surprise fancied Clare

Waterford's Dan Booth in action against Clare's Seamus Casey
Munster u20 football championship quarter-final Waterford 1-10 Clare 1-9 Tony Ryan Reports In truth, not only did Waterford’s under 20 footballers surprise a fancied Clare fifteen at Fraher Field last Tuesday in this Munster under 20 quarter final-championship fixture, they surprised all but the most ardent of Déise supporters in the announced attendance of 363 big ball followers.That [...]

Jim Power under 14 Football Tournament.

The Waterford under 14 panel for last year’s Jim Power tournament. The 2019 competition takes place on Saturday, July 6th.
The draws for this year’s Jim Power under 14 Inter County Football Tournament took place at a function in Dungarvan last Monday evening in the presence of the Power Family as well as officers of the County Adult Board, the Divisional Boards, Bord na nÓg and members of the County Coaching and Development committee. This year’s [...]

CORK EASILY SEE OFF DEISE

Eimear Scally of Cork in action against Karen McGrath of Waterford
Munster Ladies Football Final Cork turn in strong second half display to win Munster final at Fraher Field Cork 2-14 Waterford 0-09 Cork proved too strong for Waterford at Fraher Field on Sunday evening last to capture a 13th Munster Final title since 2004 with 11 points to spare over a Waterford side that never gave up. [...]

WHELAN REMAINS POSITIVE DESPITE DEFEAT

Westmeath’s Kevin Maguire gets to the ball ahead of Waterford’s  James McGrath
ALL-IRELAND SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER Tom Hunt Reports A disappointed Waterford senior football manager Benji Whelan acknowledged the superiority of the Westmeath performance following their comprehensive win over Waterford in the first round of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship qualifier at Cusack Park in Mullingar. “We played against a better outfit who moved the ball far faster [...]

Westmeath v Waterford

Waterford's Donie Breathnach surges clear of Westmeath's Callum McCormack during their Division Four League clash in Ardmore back in March 2017, which the visitors won by 3-13 to 2-11.                                                                                                                                            | Photo: Sean Byrne
All-Ireland Football Qualifiers – Round 1 Waterford have not had the best of luck when it comes to the draws since the introduction of the qualifiers into the All-Ireland Football Championship. Waterford have had a number of home games, most notably in the last two years, but they have been on the road far more often [...]

Cork prove too strong for Déise

Munster Senior Ladies Football Championship Cork 3-22 Waterford 0-7 Cork proved too strong for Waterford in the second round of games in this year’s Munster Senior Ladies Football Championship at the Cork IT Grounds on Sunday evening last, running out comprehensive winners with 24 points to spare over Ciaran Curran’s side which had beaten Kerry in the first [...]

Waterford LGFA Notes

Waterford senior players Cora & Emma Murray pictured with their sponsor Cllr. Seanie Power.
Munster Championship Action beckons The next round of the Munster Ladies Gaelic Football Senior Championship will be played between Cork & Waterford at Cork Institute of Technology on Sunday 26th May at 5pm. Waterford will be buoyed by the news announced last week that they led the way in the Division 2 team of the [...]

Another one that got away for Déise

Clare captain Gary Brennan veers clear of Waterford’s Tommy Prendergast during last Saturday’s Munster SFC Quarter-Final at Cusack Park on Saturday last.			| Photos: Eugene McCafferty
Munster Senior Football Championship Quarter Final Clare 0-9 Waterford 0-8 Mac Dara Mac Donncha at Cusack Park Waterford’s footballers were overwhelming outsiders travelling to Cusack Park last Saturday but came within a whisker of pulling off a sensational victory, losing by the cruellest of margins to their Division Two opponents.This was yet again one of those matches which [...]

Déisemen claim dramatic victory

Waterford's Tom O'Connell with the ball against Clare's Keith Crowley
Munster Minor Football Championship Round Robin Round 3 Waterford 2-7 Clare 1-9 Tom Guiry’s Waterford Minor football team recorded their first win in this year’s Munster Minor Football Championship at Fraher Field on Wednesday evening last thanks to two late goals both from DJ Melia.Late scores which turn games around are often the story behind the game [...]