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Hibernians win Premier League for the third time in five years Torrential rain and a bitterly cold breeze failed to dampen the joy in Mitchel Kennedy Park on Sunday last. In many ways this was a strange kind of contest. Hibernians had clinched their third Premier League title in five years the previous evening [...]

Hoops roll over spirited Blues

League of Ireland Premier Division Shamrock Rovers 2 Waterford FC 1 Waterford FC returned to Dublin for the second time within the space of seven days when they played Shamrock Rovers in the Tallaght Stadium on Friday night last. The supporters were hoping for an improvement on the 4-1 hammering at the hands of UCD [...]

Hibernians celebrate title success in style

Waterford Junior League, Premier Division Hibernians 4 Tramore Rangers 2 Hibs got off to a flying start almost took the lead in the first minute. Mark O’Keeffe played the ball to Kenny Purcell who let fly from 12 yards but the Rangers goalkeeper Shane Morrissey produced an excellent save.The deadlock was broken however after 13 minutes. David Cooley [...]

Waterford edge out Tribesmen

The Waterford Schoolboy Football League U-12 squad were the ball kids on the night.
EA Sports Cup. Second Round Waterford FC 2 Galway United 1 Waterford manager Alan Reynolds made nine changes from the team which had defeated Finn Harps 4-0 four days previously in the league for this EA Sports Cup game which was played at the RSC on Monday week last, April 1st.This is a competition the [...]

Students punish horrendous defensive mistakes

JJ Lunney on the ball for the Blues on the attack against UCD
League of Ireland Premier Division UCD 4 Waterford FC 1 The Belfield Bowl jinx struck one again for Waterford FC on Friday night last. Down through the years the South Dublin venue has proved to be something of a bogey stadium for the Blues and this outcome was perhaps the worst of them all. The [...]

“Momentum is building”. Alan Reynolds

"“We still have a bit to do to be honest but I believe we are getting there"
Waterford FC manager Alan Reynolds was a happy man when he spoke after the 4-0 drubbing of Finn Harps. “That is three clean sheets we have kept now in a row and that was something we spoke about before the season got underway and I think we are back on track now following what was [...]

Super Blues knock Harps out of tune

Waterford FC’s Scott Twine up against Finn Harps, John Kavanagh.
League of Ireland: Premier Division Waterford FC 4 Finn Harps 0 Waterford FC made it two wins from their last two home games at the RSC when they defeated Finn Harps 4-0 on Friday night last. Aaron Drinan, on loan from Ipswich Town, scored the two goals against St Pat’s and he [...]

Bohs secure a vital point in fight for safety

Bohs Dylan Brophy holds off the challenge from Tramore’s Cameron Kent
Waterford Junior League: Premier League Bohemians 0 Tramore 0 It may not have been the most exciting and thrilling game ever played in the Waterford Premier League but such was the closeness of the contest, it held the fans interest right up to the final whistle. Bohemians went into this match at Ben Wadding Park [...]

Sparkling Waterford reach Youth Final

The Waterford League who reached the inter-league youth final with victory over Wexford.
FAI Inter League Youth Cup Semi-final Wexford League 1 Waterford League 3 Anthony Brown and his trusted assistant Jim ‘Dukie’ Whelan are on the march once again with their charges in the FAI Inter League Youth Cup. Two years ago they cried tears of joy in Jackman Park when the squad they had under [...]

SEAGULLS SOAR TO SEMI-FINAL

The Tramore team that reached the semi-final of the Munster Youths Cup
Munster Youth Cup Quarter-Final Tramore 8 Cahir Park 0 Tramore put the disappointment of losing to Drogheda Town in the FAI Youth Cup well and truly behind them on Saturday when they ran Cahir Park ragged to reach the semi-final of the Munster Youths Cup.Star of the show was Cameron Kent who scored an incredible five goals. Kent [...]