Archive for the ‘General Sports’ Category

Peter Moloney is Park Hotel Supreme Sports Star 2019

Peter Moloney was overall winner at the Awards
Peter Moloney from Colligan, Dungarvan was announced as the Supreme Sports Star for 2019 at the 29th annual awards banquet at the Park Hotel, Dungarvan on Sunday week last. Moloney picked up his second monthly award when chosen as the October winner, following his success as part of the four-man Irish team that won the [...]

Bennett and Murray share October WLR Granville Hotel GAA Award.

Ballysaggart's Kieran Bennett was the joint winner of the November WLR/Granville Hotel Monthly GAA Award and is pictured receiving his award from Neil Gough, WLR and Liam Cusack, Granville Hotel, also included were Liz Reddy, WLR, Seamus Kearney and Rachel Griffin.
Ballysaggart midfielder Kieran Bennett is the joint winner of the October WLR Granville Hotel GAA award. He is the third Bennett brother to claim this accolade following Shane and Stephen.Kieran struck nine points from play in the Western final win over Ardmore and added four in the county final against Ballygunner as the blue and [...]

Zara Breslin crowned National Boxing Champion

Zara Breslin and Ellie Mai after sparring in Clonmel ahead of the Senior Championships.
Zara Breslin created history at the National Stadium on Friday evening by becoming the first ever female Irish Senior champion from Tramore. 18-year-old Zara from Tramore Boxing Club won the 54kg belt after she defeated Siobhan McKenna from Holy Family. This wonderful victory has been achieved by Zara after years of hard work and dedication and [...]

World Top Ten for Barr

Thomas Barr in action at the World Championships in Doha. Picture by James Veale
Waterford athlete just misses out on place in World Final. Fintan Walsh Reports Thomas Barr came up just short in his attempt to make the final of the 400m hurdles at the World Championships in Doha, Qatar last week.The Waterford athlete did however deliver two World Class performances. With four to qualify from Friday’s heats, Barr finished [...]

Matt Meets….. Kevin Galvin, Sports nut living his dream

Kevin Galvin, relaxed and happy in his sports studio at Beat 102-103.
A new voice burst on to the airwaves here in Waterford and surrounding counties (including Carlow, Wexford, Kilkenny and South Tipperary) during the past few months and already he has become one of the most popular personalities on the regional radio station Beat 102-103. It is clear Kevin Galvin has a love of many sports and [...]

Volunteer in Sport Awards

Former GAA Director General, Mr Páraic Duffy will chair the judging panel of the Volunteer in Sport Awards, which take place on Tuesday, 12th November
Members of the public are invited to nominate an individual whose contributions to sport has made a real difference to their community, club or county. Nominations can be made by individuals, clubs or sports associations via an online application form at www.volunteerinsport.ie. The deadline for applications is Friday, 27th September. Over 450,000 volunteers give [...]

BARR ON A UPWARD CURVE

Eight times national 400m hurdles champion Thomas Barr finished second in the Diamond League last Thursday.
Fintan Walsh Reports Thomas Barr continued his fine form in this season’s Diamond League meetings when he finished second in the 400m hurdles at the famous Bislet Games in Oslo last Thursday in a season’s best time of 49.11 Norway’s Karsten Warholm, the hot favourite and reigning World and European champion, thrilled the home crowd with a [...]

SIMPLY THE BETH!

Beth Carton, Waterford's first Camogie All-Star, was named as the WLR/Granville Hotel Overall GAA Award winner for 2018 on Saturday evening last.
Deise & DLS star takes overall WLR/Granville Hotel honours Dermot Keyes & Thomas Keane Report De La Salle’s Beth Carton took home the overall WLR Granville Hotel GAA Award for 2018 at the ceremony held on Saturday last, receiving her award from Kilkenny and Ballyhale legend, Henry Shefflin. Waterford’s first camogie All-Star winner, and scorer of [...]

Chair sticks to his guns on Walsh Park

Attending Convention 2018 were Tommy Hennessy and Mark O'Regan of Kill GAA Club
Waterford GAA Convention 2018 The planned redevelopment of Walsh Park remains the ‘only show in town’, a point that Waterford County Board Chairman Paddy Joe Ryan re-iterated at last Thursday’s GAA Convention at Lawlor’s Hotel. Addressing delegates for the penultimate time as Cathaoirleach, Mr Ryan said that the Keane’s Road venue was “the only avenue (the [...]

REAL DEAL DELIVERS

Dylan Moran's momentum was maintained in Castlebar's Royal Theatre on Friday last when he defeated Nicaraguan Nelson Altamirano on points.  Shot from TG4.
Dylan Moran makes it eight wins from eight in Castlebar Waterford welterweight Dylan Moran enhanced his growing reputation as a emerging pugilist when he defeated Nicaraguan Nelson Altamirano on points at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar on Friday night last. The fight, which was screened live on TG4, was Moran’s eighth professional win from eight [...]