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Rovers and Blues draw for a third time

Shane Duggan starts another Blues attack against Sligo Rovers last Saturday
League of Ireland, Premier Division Sligo Rovers 0 Waterford FC 0 Sligo Rovers and Waterford FC cancelled each out for a third time this season when they met at the Showgrounds on Saturday night last. The two teams failed to score a goal when they first met at this venue and a few weeks [...]

Hery leaves for Linfield, O’Connor joins

Waterford FC captain, Bastien Hery disconsolate after defeat to St Patrick’s Athletic
Blues’ signings and departures Waterford FC announced last week that striker Michael O’Connor has joined the club on loan from Linfield while Bastien Hery has joined the Danske Bank Premiership side on a permanent deal for an undisclosed fee.20-year-old striker Michael O’Connor joins on loan until the end of the season having played for Dundalk, Shamrock [...]

“We need a bit of help”. Alan Reynolds

Waterford FC’s Maxim Kouogun clears under pressure.
Blues boss Alan Reynolds admitted it was a jaded display by his charges and that overall it was a pretty poor game.“I’m very disappointed. Look, I suppose it’s plain to see that we need a bit of help and the players that are playing, all of them need help. We have such a small squad [...]

Flat Blues fall to Saints

Waterford FC’s John Martin shows great skill to control this pass.
League of Ireland, Premier Division Premier League Waterford FC 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Waterford FC were hoping to beat St Patrick’s Athletic for the third time this season when they played hosts to the Dubliners at the RSC on Friday night last but sadly they turned in one of their worst displays of the campaign. Despite [...]

Glór Na Mara too strong for Holy Cross

The Glór Na Mara team celebrate their cup final win.
Jack Kennedy Memorial Division One Cup Final Glór Na Mara Primary School (Tramore) 3 Holy Cross National School (Tramore) 1 There was a very special atmosphere in Graun Park on Wednesday last for this unique clash between the neighbouring Tramore schools in the annual Jack Kennedy Cup Memorial Cup Final. A large gathering of supporters from both [...]

Villa complete double-without kicking a ball.

Villa U16 ‘A’ league and cup winners  Photos: Shay Searson
WSFL Under 16 A Waterford FC Cup Final The Villa completed the double in Graun Park on Saturday last. They had clinched the league title a few weeks ago and they were due to play Park Rangers in the Under 16 A Cup Final but due to one reason or another the Faithlegg outfit were unable [...]

Reynolds unhappy with Toulon Tournament

Waterford FC’s John Martin takes on Irish Universities Joe Manley.
Alan Reynolds, the Waterford FC manager was pleased with the outcome of the match but he was extremely critical of the way the club have been treated in recent weeks. Zach Elbouzedi and Aaron Drinan were selected to play for the Republic of Ireland Under 21 team in the Toulon Tournament and as a result [...]

Blues hit five in preparation for league return

Waterford FC’s Dean Walsh climbs high and hard to win this aerial duel with Irish Universities Dean Kelly.
Waterford FC 5 Irish Colleges and Universities 1 Having not played a game since their EA Sports Cup victory over Bray Wanderers on May 27th, Waterford FC returned to action on Monday last when they played hosts to an Irish Colleges and University squad who are preparing to travel to Naples for the World University games. This [...]

Piltown complete double with Burns cracker

Piltown’s Ben Burns battles with Tramore’s Mikey Wilmott.
U13B Jimmy O’Dwyer Cup Final Piltown 1 Tramore 0 Piltown completed the cup and league double when they came out on top against Tramore in Graun Park on the June Bank Holiday Monday. They went into the Jimmy O’Dwyer Cup decider as hot favourites and duly went home with the trophy, but they had to battle hard [...]

Seagulls soar to success with second half goals

Alex Sheehan pictured with his proud father Mark after the cup presentation
WSFL Under 13 A Johnny Barnes Cup Final Tramore 2 Carrick United 0 The large gathering of Tramore supporters danced a jig of delight in Graun Park on Thursday last as the home club won the Under 13 A Johnny Barnes Cup on what was a glorious June evening. A fine second half performance turned [...]