Sports


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Top Gunners Again

Ballygunner claim third successive Senior title as trip to Tipp beckons In the end it was pretty much as expected. Raging hot favourites Ballygunner recorded a third successive Waterford Senior Hurling title victory with a whopping 17-point winning margin over neighbours Passage. The final 10 minutes of Sunday’s contest saw the ‘Gunners outscore their opponents by [...]


Hurling


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Gunners Cruise to Title Glory

Ballygunner 4-20 Passage 1-12 A devastating second half showing assured Ballygunner of a third successive Waterford Senior Hurling Championship at Walsh Park on Sunday last, on an afternoon when they simply had too much for neighbours Passage. In front of a 3,811-strong attendance (with a gate in excess of €25,000), and inspired by another outstanding display by the [...]

Soccer


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World Cup glory for Colin

a href=”http://www.munster-express.ie/files/2016/07/N9S2Pic1a.jpg”>Colin McCarthy was part of the Irish team which won the prestigious Men’s Plate at the recent Street League World Cup in Glasgow. Irish Street League uses the power of sport to transform the lives of individuals who may have encountered difficulties and fallen on hard times. Thanks to support from Aiseiri and Treo Port Láirge, [...]


Football


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Waterford lower banner after 10 goal thriller

strong>Waterford 7-4 Clare 3-15 (After Extra Time) Waterford’s Under-14 ladies team overcame Clare in the Munster ‘C’ Final played in Mallow GAA complex on Saturday last after a hard fought battle in which no quarter was asked or given by either team. When the teams last met in the round robin series of games back in February a [...]

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Old Boro stave off resurgent Portlaw

romoted Portlaw came within a whisker of stunning Dungarvan at last Tuesday’s rescheduled Senior Hurling Championship at Walsh Park, as their compelling second half comeback fell agonisingly short. Trailing by 0-14 to 0-4 just moments into the second half, the Intermediate champions rallied, laying down a morale boosting marker for the remainder of the campaign, landing [...]

General


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Thomas Barr: our man in Rio!

The Olympic Games began in Rio last week end but the athletics which many regard as the central attraction of the Games begins this week end and once again Waterford will be represented by an athlete at the Games as has happened each Olympiad since 1980. Thomas Barr from Ferrybank AC, a native of Graiguearrida, Dunmore [...]

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More Olympic Dopes

he news of Michael O’Reilly’s failed drugs test along with the debacle over the participation of Russian athletes ensured that the build-up to the opening ceremony at last week’s Olympics was marred once again by doping controversies. O’Reilly might have been one of the first athletes under the doping spotlight in Rio but sadly he won’t [...]