Sports


LEAGUES APART

Waterford put Clare to the sword to reach NHL semis Two successive run-outs at Walsh Park and two wins in the bag: repeat that feat come May and June and Waterford’s senior hurlers may well in gravy. “Only the League”, someone who in all likelihood was at neither the Galway and Clare matches might argue (with [...]


Hurling


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Fanning keen to push boundaries

Déise manager thrilled by Waterford’s 14-point win Paraic Fanning ought to be delighted with how his initial months in the Waterford job have fared. Indeed, it’s been as encouraging an opening trio of months as any Déise senior boss has enjoyed over the past 20 years. As noted last week, the body language of players and [...]

Soccer


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Drinan double delivers Blues win

League of Ireland, Premier Division Waterford FC 2 St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Waterford FC notched up their first home win of the season, at the third time of asking, following a 2-0 victory over St Patrick’s Athletic at a rain lashed RSC on Friday last. Aaron Drinan, on loan from Ipswich Town, was named [...]

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SEAGULLS SOAR TO SEMI-FINAL

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 [...]


Football


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MURRAY GLINTS IN LONDON

National Football League Division Four London 0-7 Waterford 2-9 Damian Dolan at Ruislip Waterford will seek a fourth successive League win when they travel to Carrick-on-Shannon this Saturday (throw-in: 4pm) in the wake of last Saturday’s excellent eight-point win in Ruislip. While London will attempt to avoid finishing bottom of the table when they take on [...]

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Whelan thrilled as Waterford stay in winning groove

Two wins in six days. Rare air for Waterford’s senior footballers indeed. For manager Benji Whelan, while clearly thrilled with the victory over Antrim at Carriganore, both feet remain firmly planted on terra firma. “Sure it’s huge for the lads,” the Kilmacthomas native began. “We gave away an awful lot of wasteful ball in the first [...]