Archive for the ‘GAA Hurling’ Category

Gailltir crush Cappoquin’s county final dream

Gailltír team members celebrate at the final whistle.
Hooper Dolan Insurances Senior Camogie Final Gailltir 2-17 Cappoquin 0-4 A record crowd of 1,500 watched Gailltir retain the senior camogie title with a resounding 19-point win on Saturday afternoon. The result was never in doubt as the blue and navy cruised to back to back championships. The long serving Aine Lyng proudly accepted the county cup [...]

Six in a row for dominant Gunners

De La Salle’s Thomas Douglas out in front of Ballygunner’s Eddie Hayden.
Ballygunner 1-24 De La Salle 1-15 Brian Flannery Reports New Waterford manager Liam Cahill was among the 2,500 in attendance at Walsh Park to witness Ballygunner win a sixth senior hurling title in a row in impressive fashion. Among the players sure to have caught the eye of the new bannisteoir was man of the match Dessie Hutchinson. The [...]

Senior Hurling County Final

The Ballygunner team that lined out against Dungarvan in the county senior hurling semi-final.  Photo: Séan Byrne
Thomas Keane previews next Sunday’s Senior Hurling County Final between Ballygunner and De La Salle When referee Michael O’Brien stands in the middle of Walsh Park seconds before 3pm on Sunday afternoon next the question on the lips of many will be “Can Ballygunner win their sixth county final in a row”? or “Will De La [...]

Win Shows Why Ballygunner Best In Class

Ballygunner's Peter Hogan in possession against Dungarvan's John Curran during the J.J. Kavanagh & Sons Senior Hurling Championship semi-final in Fraher Field
Jordan Norris Reports Now just sixty minutes away from six in a row, Ballygunner again further demonstrated their dominance of the county club scene by swatting aside Dungarvan at Fraher Field. It wasn’t just the victory; it was the manner of it. Dungarvan are far from a poor side, they’ve been knocking on the door in recent [...]

Brilliant Ballygunner Breeze Past Dungarvan

Dungarvan's John Curran holding onto possession against Ballygunner's Barry O'Sullivan
County SHC Semi-Final Ballygunner 2-22 Dungarvan 1-13 Jordan Norris Reports Many would’ve led you to believe that this was a game over before it started with Ballygunner the heavy favourites in their bid for six county titles on the spin.Dungarvan have been knocking on the door in recent years but when it mattered most, they could not muster [...]

Can Dungarvan Do It?

Ballygunner ‘s Philip Mahoney and Dungarvan’s Ryan Donnelly relax before next Sunday’s semi-final Photo: Noel Browne
Jordan Norris Reports Beating Ballygunner is something that a lot of sides could only dream of doing – Dungarvan however, they’ve been there, and they’ve worn the t-shirt.Having stunned the Munster champions by winning the Waterford Senior Hurling League semi-final 1-24 to 1-14, some say it was ‘the most Dungarvan thing ever’ to then go on [...]

Ballygunner v Dungarvan

Ballygunner’s Dessie Hutchinson who was in top form for his side in the win over Passage
Thomas Keane previews next weekend’s County Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Sunday, Fraher Field, 2.30pm After completing the ‘Drive for Five’ last autumn, Ballygunner’s senior hurling team will be hoping that they will be still in the ‘Mix for Six’ county finals in a row on Sunday afternoon when they take on Dungarvan in the first of [...]

Search is on for new camogie manager

: Waterford manager Donal O’Rourke has decided to call it a day after two years in charge of the Waterford Senior Camogie team
The Waterford County Camogie Board are set to search for a new Senior Camogie Manager for 2020 after news broke on Monday last that Donal O’Rourke is to stand down from the position after two years in the job.The Cappoquin club man had two highly successful seasons in charge of the Waterford team, reaching the [...]

De La Salle crowned Champions

De La Salle; All-Ireland 7s camogie champions
All-Ireland Camogie 7s De La Salle defeated Waterford rivals Gailltir 4-5 to 3-5 in the All Ireland 7s camogie final at Kilmacud Crokes on Saturday evening. De La Salle finished runners-up in 2018 but Beth Carton got her hands on the cup this time around. Star forwards Carton and Abby Flynn raised green flags in a [...]

Late rally secures DLS semi-final berth

. Roanmore’s Eamon Power gets away from De La Salle’s Jack Fagan
County Senior Hurling Championship De La Salle 2-15 Roanmore 2-09 Brian Flannery Reports A storming finish over the closing minutes of this senior championship quarter-final put De La Salle through to the penultimate stage with a six-point win over city rivals Roanmore. The men from Gracedieu hit an unanswered 1-4 from the 57th minute to turn a single point [...]