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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 [...]

Blues Sign Cory Galvin and Shane Duggan

Shane Duggan joins Waterford FC from Limerick FC
Waterford FC last week signed Cory Galvin and Shane Duggan ahead of pre-season training which gets underway early in January. Galvin re-joined the club for a third spell in July and made six appearances after returning from a knee injury to bring another dimension to the Blues’ push for a Europa League spot. The 22-year-old played [...]

Waterford Make Quarter Final Following Hard-Earned Draw

Conor Butler on the attack for Waterford against Clare last Sunday.
FAI Inter League Cup Waterford League 1 Clare League 1 The Waterford League made it through to the quarter-final of the FAI Inter League Cup when they battled hard for a hard-fought draw against a classy Clare team in Ozier Park on Sunday afternoon. The point gained has secured a place in the [...]

Johnville Maintain Unbeaten Record

Goalscorer Thomas Croke celebrates with his team mates after his strike won the game for his team.Photo by Noel Browne
Division 1A Johnville 1 St Saviour’s 0 League leaders Johnville made it six wins from six games on Saturday night in St Martin’s Park when they got the better of second placed St Saviour’s (who had played two more games). Both clubs were locked together on 15 points prior to kick-off so this was a [...]

Hunt Departs for Swindon

Noel Hunt coaching at the RSC
Noel Hunt, the 35 year-old Waterford born native last week took up an offer to become the assistant manager of League Two outfit Swindon Town, which of course is owned by Lee Power, the man who saved Waterford from possible extinction from League of Ireland football when he arrived here in 2016. Swindon have been struggling [...]

Lee O’Connor called up to Irish Squad

Lee O’Connor was called in to the Republic of Ireland squad last week.
Lee O’Connor, who joined Manchester United from the Villa in the summer of 2016 was called into the full Republic of Ireland squad for yesterday’s (Monday) UEFA Nations League game against Denmark. Martin O’Neill, the Irish manager invited 18 year old Lee to join the squad for training ahead of last Thursday’s friendly game against [...]

Blues sign JJ Lunney and Zack Elbouzedi

JJ Lunney with Waterford FC General Manager Jack Power  Photos: Noel Browne
Waterford last week completed the signing of 20-year-old midfielder JJ Lunney and midfielder Zack Elbouzedi FCahead of the 2019 season. Lunney joins the club having spent the 2018 season with Bohemians. Jonathan “JJ” Lunney spent two seasons at Preston North End before joining St Patrick’s Athletic for 18 months in 2016.The left-footed Dubliner made 21 appearances [...]

Prestigious Award for Waterford Fc Supporters

There was a lot of joy and happiness last week when the Airtricity League Supporters Contribution Award was presented to Patrick Lynn on behalf of the Waterford fans in Ballsbridge, Dublin. This award is a fantastic recognition of all the Blues’ supporters. It’s an acknowledgement of several areas – support at home and away, atmosphere, behaviour, [...]