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Thomas Keane previews Relegation Play-Off Semi-Finals

Portlaw’s season is on the line when they face Ardmore in the relegation play-off at Fraher Field on Fridaynight
Portlaw v Ardmore (Friday, Fraher Field, 7pm). This is a stage of the competition that Ardmore have found themselves in all too often in recent years and one wonders how long more they can stay in the top flight if they keep getting involved in the relegation play offs. They are an experienced outfit and know how [...]

Kilrossanty work hard for quarter-final spot

Conor Hayes in action for Kilrossanty during the championship  Photo: Sean Byrne
County Senior Football Championship Kilrossanty 2-11 Brickey Rangers 1-11 Kilrossanty were warmest of favourites to advance to the quarter final stages of the County Senior Football Championship but they were made to work very hard for the win against a gritty Brickey Rangers who outscored last year’s championship runners up 1-9 to 0-6 in the last 25 minutes. [...]

Pat’s win the Battle of the Saints

St. Mary's Walter Hally in possession against St. Pats/Naomh Bhrid's David Condon
County under 19B Football Final Saint Patrick’s/Naomh Brid 4-16 Saint Mary’s 2-4 In the battle of the two group sides Saint Patrick’s Naomh Brid (Sliabh gCua/Modeligo/Colligan/Kilgobinet) proved too strong for Saint Mary’s (Kill/Bunmahon/Kilmacthomas) at Fraher Field on Monday evening last in this year’s County under 19B football final.Both sides served up some good football and while the [...]

Clashmore Edge Ill-Tempered Thriller

Kilmacthomas's David Power in possession against Clashmore's Brian O'Halloran and Edmond O'Halloran.
Waterford Senior Football Championship Clash more/Kinsalebeg 0-15 Kilmacthomas (AET) 1-11 Jordan Norris Reports Clashmore are through to the last eight of the Waterford Senior Football Championship, after edging past Kilmacthomas in extra-time. It was a fiery encounter under the floodlights, with the red card shown three times.Kilmac started the brighter, dominating the opening exchanges. Clashmore grabbed the first score [...]

All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football Quarter-Final

Waterford’s Maria Delahunty will be hoping to take her excellent form into next Saturday’s quarter-final against Galway
Waterford v Galway (Saturday, Pearse Park, Longford, 2.45pm) Waterford make the three-hour journey to Pearse Park in Longford on Saturday next for the last of this year’s All-Ireland Senor quarter finals where their opponents will be a fancied Galway side. This is the second meeting of the two teams in just over 12 months, having faced each [...]

Déise defeated by second half goals

Molly Mulvhill of Longford challenged by Waterford’s Megan O'Grady
All-Ireland under 16 ‘B’ Ladies Football Final Longford 4-15 Waterford 3-7 There was no joy for the Waterford under 16 Ladies Football team in Birr on Wednesday last as Leinster champions Longford netted four second half goals to win the Under 16 All-Ireland ‘B’ football final. While Waterford will be disappointed with the final score, the [...]

Waterford easily account for Monaghan

Maria Delahunty scored 1-5 of Waterford’s total against Monaghan  Photo: Dan McGrath
All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football Championship Waterford 7-19 Monaghan 1-10 Ciaran Curran’s Waterford Senior Ladies Football team bounced back from an 18-point loss to All-Ireland Champions Dublin in the opening round of the All-Ireland Championship with a comprehensive 27 points win over Monaghan at Cremartin on Saturday afternoon last.This excellent win should secure Waterford’s place in the quarter [...]

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 [...]