Archive for the ‘GAA Football’ Category

MURRAY GLINTS IN LONDON

Conor Murray’s brace of goals steered Waterford to a third successive NFL win as they saw off London in Ruislip on Saturday last.	| Photos: Sean Byrne
National Football League Division Four London 0-7 Waterford 2-9 Damian Dolan at Ruislip Waterford will seek a fourth successive League win when they travel to Carrick-on-Shannon this Saturday (throw-in: 4pm) in the wake of last Saturday’s excellent eight-point win in Ruislip. While London will attempt to avoid finishing bottom of the table when they take on [...]

London calling for Déisemen

Waterford manager Benji Whelan is delighted with team’s performances in their last two games and is hoping for a third consecutive win on Saturday
National Football League, Division 4 London v Waterford (Rusilip, Saturday, 12.30pm) Waterford’s interest may well have come to an end even with two rounds of games still to be played, but that will not mean Benji Whelan’s side will travel across the Irish Sea this weekend for a clash with bottom of the table London in Ruislip [...]

Deise go back to back!

Waterford’s Sean O’Donovan is dragged back by Antrim’s Ryan Murray.
National Football League Division 4 Waterford 1-9 Antrim 1-8 Tony Ryan at the WIT Arena Despite playing in defence, the Nire’s James McGrath is prone to scoring the odd point for club and county. Well, he may never kick a more timely and important score than the one he contributed in the fourth and final minute of [...]

Waterford take spoils in Wexford

Waterford's Joe Allen moves the ball forward as Wexford's Brian Malone moves in during last Sunday's Division Four NFL meeting at Wexford Park.	| Photos: Sean Byrne
National Football League Division Four Waterford 5-4 Wexford 0-12 Mac Dara Mac Donncha Reports When did Waterford footballers last score five goals in one match? When did they last score more goals than points in a clash? That’s a query for the historians but that’s what Benji Whelan’s charges achieved in Innovate Wexford Park on Sunday last. The win, [...]

Déise downed by Derrymen

Waterford's Shane Ahearne steers away from Derry's Christopher McKaigue
National Football League Division Four Waterford 1-8 Derry 2-12 Waterford’s fading hopes of promotion from Division Four were extinguished by favourites Derry at a blustery Fraher Field in front of a gate of just 233, of which 135 were paying patrons. A Derry side featuring just five starting members of the team which defeated Waterford in their [...]

Positive start for the Déise

: Waterford Ladies enjoyed an opening league win over Wexford
Ladies Football National Football League Division 2 Waterford 0-12 Wexford 0-3 Mac Dara Mac Donncha Reports Waterford Ladies Fotballers are under new management for 2019, with Dungarvan native, Ciaran Curran, now in charge after a turbulent few months at administrative level. They opened their league campaign with a home fixture against Wexford, played at the sunny but arctic Gold [...]

Déise denied at the death

Deise wing-forward Dylan Guiry sets off on another attack.
National Football League Division 4 Waterford 0-9 Wicklow 1-7 Having risen from the blocks slowly, Waterford’s senior footballers ignited in the closing stages of the first half in Dungarvan on Saturday last to put themselves well in the frame for victory in this Division Four opener. Yet the undoubted levels of endeavour and spirit ultimately weren’t sufficient [...]

A must-win opener for Whelan’s men

Waterford and Wicklow have produced several close tussles in recent National League meetings.  									| Photo: Sean Byrne
National Football League Division Four Waterford V Wicklow (Fraher Field, Saturday, 7pm) Benji Whelan’s Waterford Senior Football team have their first outing in this year’s National Football League on Saturday evening next when they welcome John Evans’s Wicklow side to Fraher Field. Under new management for 2019, there’s a new look to the Waterford set up this year [...]

DEISE LADIES FOOTBALL DIARY

The Waterford U-14 girls who played their first challenge match of the season againstKerry in Ballinameela last week.
Seniors Waterford Ladies Gaelic Football Association would like to wish the newly appointed Senior Manager Ciaran Curran and his management team all the best for the forthcoming season. Minors The minors are back training under new manager Joe O’Riordan in St. Augustine’s College, Abbeyside on Sunday mornings. Thanks to Michael O’Sullivan for taking the first training session. U16 Girls Following [...]

Classy Clare Advance

Waterford's manager Benji Whelan tried out a number of players ahead of the league campaign which begins in three weeks time
Tony Ryan Reports THE difference in standard between teams in Division 2 and Division 4 of the National Football Leagues was clear to see at the Gold Coast Sports venue in Ballinacourty last Sunday afternoon in the semi-final of the Munster McGrath Cup competition.Clare eased their way into this weekend’s decider, against an equally impressive Cork [...]