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“We’ve got a real belief in the dressing room” Courtney Duffus

The Waterford FC that defeated Shamrock Rovers 2-1 at the RSC
Courtney Duffus was the goalscoring hero at the RSC last Friday with a super double. He also scored the late winning goal against Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds two weeks previously. He was a happy man when he spoke after Friday’s as he proudly held his ‘Man of the Match’ award. “It’s always nice to score [...]

Jumping Through Hoops

Courtney Duffus was the two-goal hero as Waterford FC defeated Shamrock Rovers at the RSC on Friday last
Waterford maintain superb form to defeat oldest rivals John O’Connor at the RSC On a cold, wet evening it was great to see over 3,000 people turn up to see the Blues defeat Shamrock Rovers 2-1 at the RSC on Friday last, especially when it would have been all too easy to hug the fire and [...]

“Gypsies” rocked as Super Blues incredible start continues

Waterford FC's Gavan Holohan in an aerial duel with Bohemians Robert Cornwell.
Waterford FC 1 Bohemians 0 Waterford FC made it two wins in the space of four days when they defeated Bohemians at the RSC on Monday week last. The previous Friday the Blues scored a last minute goal to beat Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds 2-1 and at the RSC [...]

Blues Rock “Bit O Red” With Last Gasp Strike

Blues striker Gavin Holohan wheels away in delight after opening the scoring against Sligo Rovers at The Showgrounds last Friday night.
Sligo Rovers 1 Waterford FC 2 Waterford FC recorded their third Premier League victory of the season in dramatic fashion at the Showgrounds on Friday night last. Courtney Duffus, who was playing only his second game for the club, popped up with the winning goal in the last minute and needless to say the Blues [...]

Reynolds Thrilled with Performance

Waterford FC's Izzy Akinade in control.
Waterford FC manager Alan Reynolds was needless to say a very happy man when he spoke after the Blues 2-0 win over St Patrick’s Athletic. “I’m thrilled because I thought that this was going to be a very tight game. It’s so early and you want to get points on the board as quick as [...]

Farewell Davy Mulcahy. A True Red & Black Gentlemen

Davy Mulcahy pictured in 2016 with his Bohemians U13 squad.
The football community of Waterford and especially the Schoolboy League section of the game here were saddened to learn that one of the great characters of the beautiful game, David (Davy) Mulcahy had been called to his eternal rest on Wednesday, February 21st. It was known that Davy was ill for a short period but nevertheless [...]

Blue Moon Rising

Dean O’Halloran is mobbed after netting Waterford FC’s match winner in their Premier Division opener against Derry City at the RSC. 	| Photo: Noel Browne
On Friday afternoon, the rain came down in torrents and by 5.30pm, most people with any distance to travel reluctantly decided not to make the trip to the RSC. It was very understandable but they missed a thriller.In the end, 2,500 to 3,000 arrived in anticipation of history being made. Waterford FC were back in [...]

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 [...]