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BLUES RE-SIGN DEAN O’HALLORAN

Waterford native Dean O’Halloran has re-signed for Waterford FC
Waterford FC have re-signed fans favourite Dean O’Halloran who will stay with the club for his third season. The attacker played with Southend United before a move to Fulham. On his return to Ireland, he joined Bohemians before signing for the Blues ahead of the 2017 season; helping the club to win the First Division and [...]

Gary Hunt appointed Head of Youth Development

Gary Hunt has been appointed Head of Youth Development at Waterford FC
Tramore native Gary Hunt has been appointed Head of Youth Development at Waterford FC. This is a decision which will be welcomed by all followers of the Blues. Hunt will manage the running of the Waterford FC Academy in 2019 which includes overseeing the current U-15, U-17 and U-19 teams as well as the U-13 [...]

Super Saints Rock Paddock Boys

St. Joseph's Patrick Kennedy heads clear int he first half
ST Joseph’s kept their promotion hopes alive when they came out on top against Portlaw United at The Paddock on Saturday afternoon last.The defeat has put a huge dent in the title hopes of the home side but going on the overall 90 minutes, the final outcome was a fair one.The visitors almost took the [...]

More awards for Mikie Rowe in USA

Young Harris College men’s soccer player Mikie Rowe will need to clear space on his mantelpiece for more silverware. He was one of the most popular players ever to wear the Blues jersey and even more big news could be emerging in the near future as his career is really taking off in the USA. The [...]

Ruke Ogude of Sunday league TV

Ruke Ogude filming at the St Joseph's v Piltown game on Saturday last.
Waterford resident Ruke Ogude has brought a new dimension to the local football and last week he was filming at the St Joseph’s v Piltown Munster Cup match in John Grant Park. I caught up with this enthusiastic and talents gentleman.“Sundayleague.tv record, edit and promote amateur football (WJL) matches for the entertainment of the community [...]

Fairytale of Tramore as Dan Morrissey nets penalty winner

Tramore’s Sam Sheppard out in front of Athenry’s Paddy Quinn.
FAI Junior Cup. Round 5 Tramore 1 Athenry 1 (AET) (Tramore won 7-6 on penalties) Tramore won a truly dramatic FAI Junior Cup game at Carriganore on Sunday afternoon and as a result they will now play Willow Park from Athlone in the next round in Graun Park. With literally just seconds left in extra- time [...]

John Delaney launches FAI-WWETB Player Development Course

John Delaney, CEO, Football Association of Ireland, with, from left, members of the FAI-ETB course Rebecca Ritchie, Michael Hearne, Clodagh Sutton, Daniel Olasunbo, Rachel Ritchie and Dylan Walsh in attendance during the official opening of the FAI-ETB Waterford Centre at W.I.T.
The official launch of the FAI-ETB Player Development Course took place at the WIT Arena, Carriganore on Monday, December 9th. John Delaney, CEO of the FAI, launched the course along with Kevin Lewis who is the CEO of WWETB. Numerous staff members from the Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board were also present.Paddy Carey [...]

Signings continue at Waterford FC

Tramore born Rory Feely has re-signed for Waterford FC ahead of the 2019 season.
Waterford FC have re-signed Rory Feely, John Martin and Dean ahead of the 2019 season.The news follows last week’s announcement of the signing of Shane Duggan from Limerick and Cory Galvin remaining with the club for the 2019 season.Feely, the 2018 Young Player of the Year, joined the club at the beginning of the 2018 [...]

Saints blow two goal lead and bow out

Piltown’s Jamie Waters is congratulated by team mate and fellow goal scorer Alan Walsh after he scored what proved to be the winning goal in the 61st minute of the game.  Photos: Noel Browne
Munster Junior Cup. Round 3 St Joseph’s 2 Piltown 3 St Joseph’s bowed out of the Munster Junior Cup in John Grant Park on Saturday afternoon last. They raced into a two goal lead inside the opening 16 minutes but a dogged Piltown side refused to buckle and Tony Reade’s charges displayed wonderful heart [...]

No Joy for Waterford Clubs

Four Waterford League clubs had to travel on Sunday to play their fifth round games in the FAI Junior Cup. Tramore made the long journey to Athenry but their journey was in vain because the game was abandoned at half-time due to the horrendous weather conditions. Cup rules state that if a game is not [...]