Archive for the ‘GAA Football’ Category

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 [...]

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 [...]