Archive for the ‘Soccer’ Category

Hibernians Stretch their Lead to the Top

Craig Keane (Hibs) gets past Tramore’s Leigh Quilty: Photos: Noel Browne
Hibernians 2 Tramore 0 Hibernians stretched their lead at the top of the table following victory over Tramore in Mitchel Kennedy Park on Sunday last. The game was in doubt at the 11.00am kick-off time due to a heavy downpour of snow which made it impossible to see the lines on [...]

Lee Kavanagh selected for Republic of Ireland U18 Squad

Caption: Lee Kavanagh with his Grandad Gino Kavanagh
Congratulations to Lee Kavanagh, Tramore AFC, who has been selected for the U18 Irish squad. Lee, who was a recipient of a Park Hotel Monthly Sports Star Award last year, was among those whittled down from a panel comprised of hopefuls from all over the country. Lee’s Mam and Dad; sister Alex; Grandparents Gino and June Kavanagh, [...]

Ferrybank remain in hunt for title

Ferrybank remain in the hunt for the Premier League title following their 4-0 win over Waterford Crystal.
Premier League Waterford Crystal 0 Ferrybank 4 Ferrybank continued their recent good form on Sunday when they proved to be far too strong for Waterford Crystal at the RSC. They have now closed the gap on leaders Hibernians to just two points and have a game in hand. This weekend they play Mervue United in the [...]

Waterford Reel Off Victory No 2

: The Waterford team that took on Wexford at the RSC on Friday night last.
An impressive first half display by a strong looking Waterford team set up victory at the RSC on Friday night last. Good performances by Gavan Holohan, Derek Daly, Rory Feely, David Webster and Izzy Akinade and also by the free flowing Bastien Hery proved too much for the visitors and there were positive signs that [...]

Call to honour soccer legend at RSC

The late Paddy Coad.
Eoghan Dalton Reports WATERFORD Metropolitan Council has been called on to honour a soccer legend by naming a stand at the Regional Sports Centre (RSC) after him. Paddy Coad triumphed as a player and manager, bringing the first ever league titles to Waterford while at the helm of Waterford FC in the 1960s. But he was just as [...]


Player and mentors celebrate as Dungarvan came from three goals down to reach the last 16 of the FAI Junior Cup
Dungarvan United 4 Greencastle 3 (AET) Dungarvan Untied recorded the most incredible victory of their long and historic existence when they came back from three goals down to defeat Greencastle from Donegal in Kilrush Park on Saturday night last in front of a large crowd. Add in a missed penalty when they were they were playing [...]

New Era Begins for Waterford FC

Caption: Waterford FC’s Dean Walsh is looking forward to the professional era with Waterford FC.
Wednesday last was in many ways an historic day for football in Waterford. At 9.00am a vicious wind blew across the RSC as Storm Eleanor was determined to have the last word following a night of string winds and heavy rain. However inside the newly decorated home dressing room a number of players were sitting together [...]

Ferrybank march proudly into Round 6

Ferrybank hat-trick hero Meschac Babatu in action for his side against Matthew Billingham of Hibernians in the premier league game between the sides
Ferrybank followed up their superb3-0 victory over the Villa in the FAI Junior Cup last week when they defeated Railway Union 3-1 in Sandymount, Co Dublin on Saturday and they will now take their place in Round 6. They will have to travel once again to play either Rathmullan or Innisvilla FC in the last 32. [...]

Paddy Barrett. The Cincinnati Kid

Matt Keane Reports Despite being only 24 years old, Larchville native Paddy Barrett has enjoyed an amazing life in the world of football and in January he will begin yet another chapter in his glittering career. He began playing football with St Paul’s and Southend United before heading off to Aberdeen. Unable to settle there he returned home [...]

Waterford Crystal cruise into next round

The Waterford Crystal team that were much too strong for Brideview in the second round of the Munster Junior Cup.
Matt Keane Reports Waterford Crystal followed up their excellent league win against Hibernians when they outclassed Brideview at the RSC on Saturday in the Munster Junior Cup. The team from West Waterford are currently third in their league behind the leaders Kilworth but they have two games in hand. Waterford Crystal took the lead after ten minutes. Jordan Henley, [...]