Archive for the ‘GAA Football’ Category

Extra-time defeat for Rathgormack

Rathgormack's Jason Curry who scored seven points on Sunday up against David Collins in the Waterford Senior Football final  Photo : Sean Byrne
Munster Senior Club Football Championship Quarter-Final St Joseph’s Miltown Malbay 1-11 Rathgormack 0-11 (AET) Rathgormack’s first entry into Munster in 20 years came to an end at the first hurdle at Hennessy Memorial Park in Miltown Malbay on Sunday afternoon last when they lost out to last year’s provincial runners-up to Saint Josephs Miltown Malbay, but not before [...]

County Junior Football Final

Ballyduff Lower 1-11 Shamrocks 0-10 Thomas Keane For the second year in a row the County Junior Football Championship has found a home in the eastern half of the county after Ballyduff Lower proved too strong for Shamrocks on Saturday evening last at Fraher Field.The defeat for the Western Champions means that they have returned home empty [...]

Saviours edge tight, tense battle

St. Saviours Brian Quinn hold onto possession against Modeligo's Niall Browne
County Intermediate Football Final Saint Saviours 0-8 Modeligo 0-7 Saint Saviours will contest next year’s County Senior Football Championship after they got the better of Modeligo in last Saturday’s Intermediate Football County Final at Fraher Field in a game that never quite lived up to expectations. Thirty-year-old Gareth Duffy produced a Man of the Match performance for the [...]

Rathgormack dig deep to win Conway Cup

Rathgormack's James Power in action with Ballinacourty's Neil Montgomery
County Senior Football Final Rathgormack 2-6 Ballinacourty 1-6 Rathgormack are County Senior Football Champions for the first time since 1999 after they overcame the challenge of a fancied Ballinacourty side at Fraher Field on Sunday afternoon last.Played out in front of a fine attendance numbering just under 2,100, the winners led at the break 2-4 to 0-5 thanks [...]

County Senior Football Final

Rathgormack's James Power takes on Stradbally’s Tony Grey during the semi-final of the J.J.Kavanagh & Sons Senior Football Championship in Fraher Field.
Thomas Keane previews next weekend’s County Senior Football Final between Rathgormack and Ballinacourty A new chapter in the history of football in Waterford will begin on Sunday next with the playing of this year’s County Senior Football Final between Rathgormack and Ballinacourty, as the pair meet at this stage of the competition for the first time. Of [...]

Unbridled joy as Rathgormack reach County Final

Stradbally's Eoin O'Brien in possession against Rathgormack's Conor Walsh during the semi-final of the county Senior Football Championship in Fraher Field.
County Senior Football Championship Semi-Final Rathgormack 0-14 Stradbally 0-8 Rathgormack reached the county senior football semi-final for the first time since 2001 when they defeated Stradbally by six points at Fraher Field on Sunday. The final score accurately reflects the pattern of the game as from the throw in Rathgormack were the better of the two sides. In fact you [...]

Magical Murray Secures Relegation Replay

Rathgormack's Sean Clancy wins the ball ahead of Gaultier's Niall McSweeney during the Junior ‘B’ Football final at St Molleran’s
County SHC Relegation Play-Off Ballyduff Upper 0-15 Fourmilewater 1-12 Jordan Norris Reports Another sixty minutes will be required to see who retains senior status after a thrilling clash at Fraher Field.Both Ballyduff and Fourmilewater knew what was at stake on Sunday afternoon, the latter buoyed by the return of talisman Jamie Barron – and both sides produced glimpses [...]

Ladies Football

WLGFA Adult County Finals A feast of football was enjoyed by a great attendance at the Kilrossanty GAA grounds last Sunday when the county finals of the adult grades were played off. Senior Final Ballymacarbry 1-14 Comeragh Rangers 0-14 Sinead Ryan the Ballymacarbry captain finished with 1-09. Despite a heroic Comeragh Rangers challenge, Ballymac are champions for a record-extending [...]

Drama on Drama as ‘Courty advance

Stradbally's Shane Lannon in possession against Clashmore/Kinsalebeg's Jason Seward during the quarter-final of the J.J.Kavanagh & Sons Waterford Senior Football Championship in Fraher Field.
County Senior Football Championship Quarter Final Ballinacourty 4-6 Kilrossanty 3-5 Seldom have we seen a game with more twists and turns than we saw a Fraher Field on Friday evening last when near neighbours Ballinacourty and Kilrossanty clashed at the Shandon Road Venue.This was always expected to be a close game and the players of the two respective [...]

Nire Comeback From Ten Down In Thriller

Gaultier who were defeated by Rathgormack in the county senior football championship quarter-final at Kill on Sunday
Waterford Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final Fourmilewater 1-15 An Rinn 2-11 (AET) Jordan Norris Reports Fourmilewater are through to the semi-finals of the Senior Football Championship following a remarkable comeback versus An Rinn. The Nire men trailed by ten points at one stage, but a solid second-half display forced extra-time where they then triumphed by a single score. The game started [...]