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Dogged Determination Sees Footballers Find Draw

Waterford's Sean O'Donovan gets away from Carlow's Sean Gannon
Allianz National Football League Division 4 Waterford 2-14 Carlow 2-14 Jordan Norris Reports Waterford showed great character to defy the odds and take a share of the spoils as they clawed back a late deficit to end in stalemate at Fraher Field. The visitors played with the wind, largely helped by Storm Jorge, and were the stronger [...]

13 Man Déise fall to first defeat

Waterford’s Austin Gleeson about to clear.
National Hurling League Division 1 Tipperary 0-24 Waterford 2-16 Brian Flannery Reports Waterford suffered their first defeat in this seasons Allianz National Hurling League when going down by two points to All-Ireland champions Tipperary at Semple Stadium. By the end of this game referee Sean Stack had brandished six yellow cards and three red cards in a game that really [...]

Super sub Jackman stuns Saints

Gailltír’s Emer Walsh in control against St. Rynagh’s Ciara O’Connell
All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Club Final ( copy over page 2 and 3 please) Gailltír 1-13 Saint Rynagh’s 0-13 Úna Jackman smashed a match-winning goal in the fourth minute of injury time to snatch victory for Gailltír in the AIB All-Ireland Intermediate Club Camogie Final at Croke Park on Sunday. 12 months on from a heart breaking one-point loss [...]

Loanees In Limelight Once Again

Waterford FC’s Robbie McCourt about to cross in the first half.
Jordan Norris Reports While Waterford went down 2-0 to Bohemians under Friday night lights – a text of thank you very much was surely headed the way of John O’Shea again, as it was the Reading duo of Andre Burley and Akin Odimayo who shone brightest on a night where it was crazy to be outside [...]

Bohs Blitz Puts Blues To Bed

Waterford FC’s Scott Allardice gets a great tackle in on Bohemians JJ Lunney.
League of Ireland Premier Division Waterford 0 Bohemians 2 Jordan Norris Reports A flurry at the end of the first half saw Bohemians grab the points at a wet and windy RSC. A crowd of over 2,400 came out in droves to support the Blues in their first home clash of the campaign – but the conditions were [...]

Late Corcoran brace seals huge win

Stephen Curry was one of Waterford’s scorers against Sligo
National Football League Division Four Waterford 2-12 Sligo 0-16 You write off Waterford Footballers at your pearl. How many times have we seen it that when nobody gives them a chance they manage to pull off a win and often when and where least expected?Benji Whelan’s side made the long trip to Markievicz Park for a Saturday [...]

Just a perfect day for Cahill’s charges

Huge jump by Waterford’s Austin Gleeson.
National Hurling League Division 1A Waterford 0-17 Galway 0-16 Brian Flannery Rerpots Waterford’s perfect start in Division 1A of the Allianz National Hurling League continued last Sunday with a gritty single point victory over Galway at Walsh Park.This third win in a row sees Waterford sharing top position in the league with Limerick on six points with two games [...]

A Tale of Two Matches

: Gailltir's Aine Lyng, Clodagh Carroll and Margo Heffernan celebrate after their win over Clonduff
All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Club Final On March 3rd 2019 there was heartbreak and tears for Gailltír after they suffered a one-point defeat to Down champions Clonduff in the All-Ireland Intermediate camogie final at Croke Park.Clonduff had experienced team captain Paula O’Hagan to the fore. She hit six of her side’s scores, all from placed balls, while [...]

Akin Odimayo and Andre Burley sign on loan from Reading FC.

: Akin Odimayo and Andre Burley who have signed on loan from Reading FC.
Waterford FC last week announced the loan signings of Akin Odimayo and Andre Burley from Reading FC.Akin, 20, made his full debut with the Reading senior squad back in August 2019 against Plymouth to become the 53rd player to graduate from the Royals Academy. Akin also lined out nine times for the Royals U23’s this [...]

New look Blues rock Saints

Kevin O'Connor wheels away in celebration after scoring against St. Pats
League of Ireland Premier Division St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Waterford FC 1 Waterford FC began the new season in style on Friday night last when they dug deep to deny St Patrick’s Athletic at Inchicore. The Blues, who beat the Saints twice at Richmond Park last year, fielded eight players making their debut and with veteran keeper [...]