Archive for the ‘Soccer’ Category

Battling Blues win again

Pic1: Mike Nzongong heads goalwards against Bray at the RSC last Saturday.
aterford FC reeled of yet another victory at the RSC on Saturday last. This was their third game within the space of a week and that heavy workload told but they battled hard to get the points which keep them top of the league table. The previous Saturday they had defeated Shamrock Rovers 5-1 and on [...]


Waterford's Emma Murray is held up by Kerry's Amanda Brosnan
hree late points by Kerry helped the Kingdom Ladies capture this year’s Munster Senior Ladies Football title at Mallow on Saturday afternoon. Both defences were well on top in the opening exchanges of this game which was the first meeting of the two sides in a provincial final since 2003. Although defeat was Waterford’s lot on the [...]


Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane speaks to the press after the match
ooking back to previous weekend we were lucky to get a ticket for the Champions league final, we carried a colour article last week. Due to pressure of space game the review is here now, probably the best match we have seen live in last decade or two. The classic Euro Champions League Final billing lived up [...]

Villa complete remarkable treble.

Villa U15’s delighted with their remarkable season.
ylan Butler and Ivan Homoski hit two goals apiece as Villa ran out comfortable winners over Tramore in Graun Park on Thursday evening and clinched the U15 A league title. It has proved to be an amazing season for the team as they have now completed the treble by winning the U15A league and cup and [...]

Cardiff in Carnival mood for epic Champions League Final

Sergio Ramos lifts the Champions League trophy following Real Madrid's 4-1 win over Juventus in last Saturday's Final in Cardiff
ardiff was truly en-fete for the Champions League Final last Saturday. It was truly a magnificent occasion, a brilliant match, a sunny afternoon. Having secured a ticket fairly late, hotels were all full and flights so was a question of boat train and driving to Rosslare with the ferry time of 8am. Arriving at 3.30pm, the [...]


“I also know that only one person on earth knows if you made your best effort: not your coach, not your employer, not your husband or wife, boyfriend or girlfriend, brother or sister. The only person who knows is you. You can fool everyone else.” - John Wooden Some sunk to their haunches at full-time [...]

“It’s amazing we went through the season unbeaten” Shane Burke

De La Salle goalkeeper Shane Burke can’t hide his delight at the final whistle as he celebrates with team mate Tim Skelly
e La Salle played 19 games during the season in both competitions. They won 18 and drew one. One of their top players has been goalkeeper Shane Burke. He was voted Man of the Match on Sunday. His father Eoin was the manager of the team until his untimely death last December so needless to [...]

De La Salle complete glorious double success

Referee Gary Fitzgerald pictured with assistant referees Noel Roche and Gavin Keyes, De La Salle captain Ivan Sinnott and Villa captain, Conor Kilgannon.
wo weeks after winning their first ever Youth A League title, De La Salle completed the double in Ozier Park on Sunday last when they edged out the Villa thanks to a second half penalty. This has been an extraordinary season for the club which was founded in 1975 and one which will live in the [...]


Waterford recorded their third consecutive single goal victory on Friday night at the RSC and for the second week running, Derek Daly netted the all-important goal. The Blues went into this game a point clear of UCD. The students crashed at home to Cobh Ramblers on Friday night and as a result Ramblers have moved into [...]

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 [...]