Archive for the ‘GAA Hurling’ Category

Gunners breeze into semi-final

Passage’s Noel Connors holds off Ballygunner’s Tim O’Sullivan..
County Senior Hurling Championship Ballygunner 3-22 Passage 1-12 Brian Flannery Reports Ballygunner’s quest for sixth successive senior hurling title continues with facile 16-point victory over neighbours and rivals Passage to move on to the semi-final stage with a minimum of fuss. Passage were the last team in Waterford to beat Ballygunner in knockout championship, dating all the way back to [...]

Monastery men too good for fourteen man Clonea.

Clonea's Martin Power gets away from Mount Sion's Evan McGrath and Martin F. Flynn. Photos: Maurice Hennebry
County Senior Hurling Championship Mount Sion 1-20 Clonea 0-17 Brian Flannery Reports Mount Sion overcame the challenge of Clonea by six points to qualify for the Waterford senior hurling quarter finals to be played this weekend.The honours laden city men led from pillar to post in this game and while always looking the more likely winners they failed to [...]

County Senior Hurling Championship

Ballyduff's Oran Leamy in action ahead of Roanmore's Billy Nolan
Roanmore 2-15 Ballyduff Upper 2-13 Roanmore advanced to the last eight of this year’s County Senior hurling championship on Saturday evening last when they came out on top against Ballyduff Upper in the opening game of a double header played at Fraher Field.This is a game that the Sky Blues looked at times as if they could [...]

Camogie Champions for Fourth Time

Waterford are All-Ireland U-16 (B) Camogie Championship winners, pictured celebrating their win. See page 6 and 7 for full report. Photo: Noel Browne
All-Ireland Under 16 Camogie Final Waterford 4-11 Limerick 1-3 Waterford are All-Ireland Under 16 ‘B’ Camogie Champions for the fourth time after they recorded a comprehensive win over Limerick at MacDonagh Park in Nenagh on Sunday afternoon. Heading into this final the suggestions were that both sides were able to put up big scores and it proved [...]

All-Ireland Senior Hurling 2019

Brian Flannery Reports So there you go Tipperary is the 2019 All-Ireland senior hurling champions. It is worth remembering that twelve months ago Tipperary failed to win a single game from four championship outings. What a difference a year makes!The return of Liam Sheedy as manager appears to have been the catalyst for a coming [...]

First round knock-out Previews

Mount Sion’s Martin F O’Neill with the sliothar against Fourmilewater’s Seamus Lawlor in the last of the group games at Fraher Field.  Photo: Séan Byrne
Thomas Keane previews the first round knock-out games in the County Senior Hurling Championship Roanmore v Ballyduff Upper (Fraher Field, Saturday, 6pm) This opening game in the first round of knockout games in the Senior Hurling Championship see two sides from opposite ends of the county clash in the first of three games to be played in [...]

Waterford ease into All-Ireland final

The Waterford team who reached the All-Ireland U16 ‘B’ Camogie Championship final.
All-Ireland u16 ‘B’ Camogie Semi-Final Waterford 3-17 Carlow 1-05 Waterford will face Limerick in the U16 All-Ireland camogie championship final on August 25th following their facile win over Carlow in the semi-final at Freshford on Sunday. Waterford, who topped their group by winning all their games in the round-robin series of the championship, proved much too strong for [...]

Return of the Old Guard

Tipperary’s Brendan Maher and Wexford’s Rory O’Connor battle it out in the All-Ireland semi-final on July 28th
Brian Flannery Reports This Sunday sees old foes Kilkenny and Tipperary once again competing for the All-Ireland hurling title at Croke Park. While this years’ finalists have won more Liam McCarthy titles between them than the combined total of all other counties; it is nonetheless somewhat of a surprise that we see a return to the [...]

Galway dig deep to deny Déise

Waterford’s Annie Fitzgerald tries to avoid the clutches of Galway’s Shauna Healy.
All Ireland Senior Camogie Quarter Final Galway 2-16 Waterford 2-8 Waterford suffered heartbreak for the second year in a row at the quarter-final stages of the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship as they went under to a strong Galway side in the second of two games played at Thurles on Saturday evening last.Galway went into the game as warm [...]

De La Salle cruise to quarter-finals

Ballyduff's Shane Hannon controls the sliothar ahead of De La Salle's Cormac McCann .
County Senior Hurling Championship De La Salle 3-25 Ballyduff Upper 0-13 Brian Flannery Reports City side De La Salle cruised into the quarter-finals of the Waterford senior hurling championship with a facile 21point victory over a hapless Ballyduff Upper side.The gulf in standard between the two sides was enormous with Ballyduff Upper now having lost 17 of their last [...]