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FAI Youth Cup

Tramore hit Letterkenny for seven Tramore 7 Letterkenny Rovers 1 Tramore blew away Letterkenny Rovers in Graun Park on Saturday evening last to move on in the FAI Youth Cup. Brandon Deady scored a hat-trick for the home side who had the game wrapped up by half-time. Tramore took the lead with less than 12 minutes on [...]

Munster Junior Cup. Round 3

Ballinroad advanced in the Munster Junior Cup after their win over Bolton
Ballinroad edge out battling Bolton Bolton 0 Ballinroad 2 Ballinroad, who are chasing promotion from Division 1A edged out Bolton from Division 2 B in the Munster Cup on Saturday in Bolton Park. The home side failed to take a number of good chances, especially during the first half and they really made the [...]

Super Saints shock league leaders

Caption: Pictured holding the winning ball at the recent Waterford Sports Lotto draw held in the Old Ground Bar were Fiona Murphy, Catherine Hannigan, Brendan Duignan and Eddie Dunphy. The winning numbers were 8, 16, 22 and 24 and there was no jackpot winner. Maurice Murray (Bolton FC) and Betty Hughes (Bolton FC) both matched three numbers and won €50 each. The final draw of 2016, which will be a Christmas party night for the SWaterford Sports Group, takes place at The Olde Ground on Tuesday, December 13th at 6pm.   Photo: Noel Browne
St Joseph’s 2 Ballinroad 1 League leaders Ballinroad were red hot favourites to account for a St Joseph’s team who were bottom of the pile but after a tension filled 90 minutes in John Grant Park, St Joseph’s took all three points after a hard fought win. They almost took the lead after 12 minutes when Billy [...]

Leaders fight hard to defeat plucky Portlaw

Waterford’s Luke Walsh turns back towards the centre circle after giving his side the lead from the penalty spot in the inter-league youth cup against North Tipperary at Ozier on Sunday  Photo: Noel Browne
Villa 4 Portlaw United 2 League leaders Villa had to fight all the way to get the better of a plucky Portlaw United team at the St Otteran’s Hospital Grounds on Saturday afternoon last. This was the fifth successive league win for John Furlong’s outfit but they will not face a tougher task for the [...]

New Blues owner targeting promotion in first season

Waterford United Crest
Following weeks of speculation, last Monday finally brought the curtain down on the long running saga linking Lee Power with his proposed takeover of Waterford United. Mr Power, who is also the owner of Swindon Town had been linked with the Blues for weeks but a lot of legal details and discussions between different parties [...]

World Cup glory for Colin

a href=”http://www.munster-express.ie/files/2016/07/N9S2Pic1a.jpg”>Colin McCarthy was part of the Irish team which won the prestigious Men’s Plate at the recent Street League World Cup in Glasgow. Irish Street League uses the power of sport to transform the lives of individuals who may have encountered difficulties and fallen on hard times. Thanks to support from Aiseiri and Treo Port Láirge, [...]

UEFA Euros 2016 Photos

Blues hit for seven in Turners Cross

EA Sports Cup. Round 2 Cork City 7 Waterford United 0 Matt Keane reports The shooting boots were certainly on as Cork City blitzed a young and inexperienced Waterford United to reach the quarter-finals of the EA Sports Cup at Turner’s Cross on Monday week last. After a goalless first half, four goals in ten [...]

Points shared in six goal thriller

Blues striker Eoin Rhodes on the attack
League of Ireland First Division Athlone Town 3 Waterford United 3 Matt Keane reports his game which played at The Athlone Town Stadium on Friday night was one of the most extraordinary contests seen in this division for many a long year. Waterford were leading three nil after 36 minutes and appeared to be in cruise control. but when [...]

Blues cruise past Rockmount

EA Sports Cup. First Round Waterford United 4 Rockmount 0 Matt Keane reports Waterford United made it three wins on the trot when they defeated Rockmount at the RSC on Easter Monday. Following away wins in the league against UCD and Cabinteely a much changed team proved too strong against a club who have caused problems in past seasons. This [...]