Three goals scored by former Waterford United player Danny Furlong secured a facile victory for Wexford Youths in this one-sided South East Derby.
With Waterford manager Peter Queally not in a talking mindset after so crushing a reversal, it was left to selector MacDara Mac Donncha to field the most immediate post-match question: where did it all go wrong?
Footballers apart, that was a successful week for Waterford GAA with the senior and minor hurlers both recording good wins while the Ken McGrath All-Star Challenge was a tremendous success.
When we Gaels get all uppity about the perceived purity ergo superiority of football and hurling over professional soccer (“you wouldn’t see them rolling around like that in Thurles”, etc), I cannot avoid recoiling a little. Here’s why.
Ferrybank enjoyed a narrow victory in the Village Grounds against a battling Piltown team who had to play for a lot of the game with just ten players.
Waterford United failed to defeat Shelbourne for the fourth time this season when they lost to the Dubliners in Tolka Park on Friday night last.
Piltown booked a place in the WWFL Under 18 Cup final by defeating a dogged Benfica team at the RSC.
Waterford’s quest for a record breaking three All-Ireland U-14B Titles in a row, was thwarted by Galway in the dying minutes of a very competitive match in MacDonagh Park, Nenagh on Sunday last.
Waterford ladies win sixth Munster Intermediate Football title in a row.
Waterford senior football captain Shane Briggs has called on the County Board to re-appoint Niall Carew as manager for the 2015 League and Championship campaigns.
Ferrybank’s Thomas Barr is hoping he can go the distance on the European stage, after delivering the Irish 400m hurdles title at the Morton Stadium in Santry last Sunday.
The fourth domestic Classic of the 2014 flat season took place at The Curragh on Saturday evening and Aidan O’Brien continued his stellar campaign by sending out Bracelet to record a 10/1 success in the hands of Buttevant native Colm O’Donoghue.
Rory McIlory’s standing within the pantheon of golf’s greatest ever players was copper-fastened by Sunday’s Open Championship victory at Hoylake.