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Magnificent in Malaga

Double gold for Joe Gough at the World Master’s Track and Field Championships. Fintan Walsh Reports Like so many times in a Master’s career that stretches back to the over 40 age group, Joe Gough was in top form at the World Master’s Track and Field Championships in Malaga last week over 65 as he scored a [...]


Hurling


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Erin’s Own Advance with Ease

Erins Own 1-16 Dunhill 1-06 Brian Flannery Reports Erins Own will meet Clonea in the divisional intermediate hurling final for a second year running after the city side proved too good for a disappointing Dunhill outfit.While the victory for Erins Own may not have been a huge surprise; the 10 point winning margin is certain to have raised eyebrows.Dunhill [...]

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Clonea Power into Final

Clonea breeze past 14 man Ballyduff Clonea 5-13 Ballyduff Lower 0-09 Brian Flannery Reports Reigning champions Clonea had an easier than anticipated route back to the East Waterford Intermediate hurling final with a 19 point demolition of Ballyduff Lower in the semi-final. Ballyduff Lower who caused a surprise when ousting unbeaten Ballygunner in the previous round was no match for Clonea [...]

Soccer


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“It could have backfired on us”-Alan Reynolds

Alan Reynolds was delighted to see his team get back on track after two disappointing results and admitted that making six changes was a risky business. “We have applied ourselves over the last few weeks and the players have always come in, prepared and have worked as hard as they could. I’ve asked for a little [...]

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Blues Bounce Back to Winning Form

Waterford FC 2 Bray Wanderers 0 Blues manager Alan Reynolds made no less than six changes for this game at the RSC on Friday last from the team which bowed out meekly from the FAI Cup against UCD. In came Rory Feely, Noe Baba, Cory Galvin, Noel Hunt, Sander Puri and Stanley Aborah. [...]


Football


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A Tribute to the Late Mick Ahern from Kill GAA Club

When Mick Ahern passed away suddenly last month, Kill GAA Club lost not alone a great clubman and a loyal friend, but a larger-than-life personality, leaving a further sad void within the wider local community. Arriving in Waterford as a new Garda in the early seventies, Mick’s reputation as a footballer preceded him. A native of [...]

General


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Provisional 2019 National League Fixtures Released

The proposed National League Fixtures issued to all County Boards early last week show that Waterford’s senior hurling team will have three home and two away fixtures next spring in Division 1B. Meanwhile the County Senior Footballers will have three home and four away fixtures in Division Four, including a trip across the Irish Sea to [...]