Archive for the ‘GAA Football’ Category

Whelan’s pride as Nire win in style

Goalscorer Liam Lawlor's savvy came to bear during Sunday's sensational victory in Clon. | Photo: Sean Byrne
Benji Whelan’s eyes welled with pride, drawing breath following one of the greatest days in the history of Gaelic Football in this county. And no, that’s not an overstatement. In turning around a five-point half-time deficit, edging ahead in the closing moments of a pulsating second half, and ultimately emerging as five point, extra-time winners at [...]

Waterford lower banner after 10 goal thriller

Waterford: Under-14 'C' Munster Football champions
strong>Waterford 7-4 Clare 3-15 (After Extra Time) Waterford’s Under-14 ladies team overcame Clare in the Munster ‘C’ Final played in Mallow GAA complex on Saturday last after a hard fought battle in which no quarter was asked or given by either team. When the teams last met in the round robin series of games back in February a [...]

Old Boro stave off resurgent Portlaw

Portlaw's Christopher Mackey, who was sent off for a second bookable offence by referee Thomas Walsh in the 57th minute.
romoted Portlaw came within a whisker of stunning Dungarvan at last Tuesday’s rescheduled Senior Hurling Championship at Walsh Park, as their compelling second half comeback fell agonisingly short. Trailing by 0-14 to 0-4 just moments into the second half, the Intermediate champions rallied, laying down a morale boosting marker for the remainder of the campaign, landing [...]

Extra time agony for Deise Juniors

Waterford's Fearghal Ó Cuirrin attempts to rob Tipperary's Emmett Moloney of possession.
ipperary needed extra time to defeat Waterford in last Sunday’s Munster Junior Football Quarter Final at a sun-kissed Fraher Field. The home side at the break in normal time by 0-6 to 0-4 but they will know that they should have gone in holding a bigger advantage, as some poor shooting and a missed penalty by [...]

Deise aim for League glory

Can Waterford add the Division Three title to their All-Ireland crown?  								| Photo: Dan McGrath
Ladies National Football League Division Three Final (Waterford v Tipperary) Thomas Keane reports Waterford and Tipperary meet in the Division Three National Ladies Football Final on Saturday afternoon at a venue yet to be confirmed at the time of writing. Waterford are appearing in their third league final in a row having lost to Armagh and Sligo in [...]

KINGDOM IN DIFFERENT CLASS

The Waterford panel pictured prior to last Wednesday's defeat to Kerry.
Munster Minor Football Championship Quarter-Final aterford 1-2 Kerry 2-21 Brian Flannery at Fraher Field Kerry began their quest for a third successive All-Ireland minor football title with a facile 22 point victory over Waterford at Fraher Field on Wednesday last. Powered by half a dozen members of the successful St. Brendan’s All-Ireland colleges winning team the [...]

Ó Lonáin excels in stalemate

Ballinacourty's James O'Mahony in aerial action with An Rinn's Ferdia Ó hAodha.
County Senior Football Championship Group One Ballinacourty 1-10 An Rinn 1-10 Liam Ó Lonáin produced a man of the match performance at Fraher Field on Friday evening last to help his side earn a draw in the opening fixture in their second Senior Football Championship outing. Playing on the edge of the square he was instrumental in much [...]

Waterford overcome Down to remain unbeaten

Waterford's Hannah Power has a shot at goal
National Ladies Football League Waterford 1-13 Down 1-10 aterford maintained their unbeaten run in the LIDL National Football League Division Three when they overcame a dogged determined Down team at Ardmore on Sunday Waterford’s centre forward Ciara Hurley opened the scoring with a free in the first minute but Down put it up to the Waterford girls [...]

CAMPAIGN ENDS ON WELCOME POSITIVE

Waterford's Kieran Murphy hand passes away under pressure.
National Football League Division Four Waterford 0-10 Leitrim 1-6 Thomas Keane reports Waterford recorded a second win in this year’s National Football League on Saturday afternoon last when they had one point to spare over Leitrim at a rain-lashed Fraher Field. The Division Four campaign will evidently go down as a disappointing one for all that support football within [...]

UNDONE AT THE DEATH

Tom McGlinchey was at his most sombre when reflecting on Sunday’s NFL reversal.
ational Football League Division Four Waterford 0-12 London 0-13 Dermot Keyes at Fraher Field The wind was careering towards the Colligan at full-time on Easter Sunday. Waterford’s players and management – and a crowd numbering just 121 – 79 of whom had passes, were no longer in view. A group of cheerful London players skipped back out [...]