Archive for the ‘GAA Football’ Category

Goals the difference as Dubs prevail

: Waterford's Roisin Tobin about to catch the ball against Dublin's Niamh Hetherton
National Ladies Football League, Division 1 Dublin 4-5 Waterford 0-13 Three in a row All-Ireland Champions – Dublin were made fight hard to earn a second win in this year’s Ladies National Football League when they took on Waterford at a cold and wet Fraher Field on Sunday last. The old adage that goals wins games proved true [...]

Dogged Determination Sees Footballers Find Draw

Waterford's Sean O'Donovan gets away from Carlow's Sean Gannon
Allianz National Football League Division 4 Waterford 2-14 Carlow 2-14 Jordan Norris Reports Waterford showed great character to defy the odds and take a share of the spoils as they clawed back a late deficit to end in stalemate at Fraher Field. The visitors played with the wind, largely helped by Storm Jorge, and were the stronger [...]

Late Corcoran brace seals huge win

Stephen Curry was one of Waterford’s scorers against Sligo
National Football League Division Four Waterford 2-12 Sligo 0-16 You write off Waterford Footballers at your pearl. How many times have we seen it that when nobody gives them a chance they manage to pull off a win and often when and where least expected?Benji Whelan’s side made the long trip to Markievicz Park for a Saturday [...]

Déise downed in dreadful conditions

Rachel Kearns of Mayo in action against Megan Dunford of Waterford during the Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 Round 3 match at Swinford, Co Mayo
Ladies Football League, Division 1 Mayo 0-6 Waterford 0-2 Waterford’s Senior Ladies Football team braved the elements in Swinford on Sunday afternoon last but made the long trip home empty handed as they suffered a second defeat in this year’s National Football League against a Mayo side that had beaten Donegal and lost to Dublin in the opening [...]

Not all Doom and Gloom for Waterford Football

Waterford's Jason Gleeson is tackled by Wexford's Eoghan Nolan
Jordan Norris Reports Waterford’s one-point loss to Wexford was a bitter pill to swallow. Benji Whelan’s men were at times the better side, and had plenty of opportunities to take the advantage, but in truth, foul weather scuppered any chance either side had of playing their usual style of football. The loss now makes it three successive [...]

Wet and Windy Woe for Waterford

Waterford's Jason Gleeson is tackled by Wexford's Eoghan Nolan
National Football League Division 4 Wexford 2-03 Waterford 0-08 Jordan Norris Reports Storm Ciara did her best to provide Wexford with a hostile reception to Fraher Field, but it was the Yellowbellies who prevailed in horrendous conditions, winning out by one point to twist the knife in Waterford’s already fleeting promotion hopes. The home side put up a valiant [...]

National Football League – Division Four, Round 2

Waterford captain Conor Murray with Wicklow captain Dean Healy, referee David Hickey and mascot Séan Byrne.
Wicklow 2-11 Waterford 1-6 With just two rounds of this year’s National Football League played Waterford’s chances of getting out of Division Four and winning a place in the League Final at Croke Park are all but over after Benji Whelan’s side lost out to Wicklow at Aughrim on Sunday afternoon last. The Waterford selectors gave a vote [...]

National Football League Division 4

Waterford's Darragh Corcoran about to tackle Limerick's Padraig De Brun.
Limerick Survive Late Déise Scare Limerick 1-10 Waterford 0–10 Jordan Norris Reports On a crisp misty night at Fraher Field, Adrian Enright’s goal proved the difference, as Limerick held off the spirited challenge of Waterford in their Allianz National Football League Division 4 opener.The result means Waterford have now lost their league opener for three years on the [...]

NATIONAL LEAGUES BEGIN

Conor Murray, Benji Whelan and Paudie Hunt will be hoping to begin the National League campaign with a win.Photo: Matt Browne/Sportsfile
National Football League Waterford v Limerick (Saturday, Fraher Field, 7pm) We might be only three weeks into a new year, but the senior footballers of Waterford and Limerick clash for the second time in 2020 on Saturday evening next when they meet in the first round of games in the National Football League at Fraher Field. The sides [...]

Waterford Ladies Football celebrate 25 years.

Marie Crotty Wall pictured receiving the 2018 LGFA Hall of Fame Awards is the special guest on Friday next
A celebration of Waterford Ladies football over 25 years takes place in the Greenway Manor hotel on Friday next 17th January. Our special guest on the night will be the 2018 LGFA Hall of Fame recipient, ex-Waterford ladies footballer Marie Crotty-Wall. Representatives from the All Ireland winning jubilee team will be present on the night. The [...]