Sports


Blues Send the Champs Packing!

A massive crowd of 3,684 crammed into the RSC on Friday night last to watch an extraordinary Munster Derby as Waterford FC come from behind to defeat league leaders Cork City 2-1. The drama on the field was matched by a chaotic ending to the game with four red cards issued by referee Rob Rogers. Bastien Hery [...]


Hurling


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Champs March On As Expected

Waterford Senior Hurling Championship Group A Ballygunner 0-27 An Rinn 1-08 Tony Ryan Reports Champions Ballygunner, showed little sign of easing off in the motivation stakes when they put in a very workmanlike performance in defeating An Rinn in a Fraher Field mud bath last Sunday evening.A very low gate of under €500 was collected at the [...]

Soccer


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Crowd Behaviour and Media Coverage among the RSC Talking Points

Football is football and often it’s not for the fainthearted and those with delicate ears. Everybody loves a bit of drama and controversy that adds spice to the proceedings but – and in terms of last Friday’s excitement at Kilbarry, there is, regrettably a few ‘buts’ I felt I needed to mention this week. A lot [...]


Football


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New Format for Senior Football Championship

Last year we saw a new look senior football championship.While it was devised with the best interests of football involved, in reality it never captured the imagination of players or supporters with small crowds attending games, and the late running of the competition did not do it any justice either. It was no surprise to hear [...]

General


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Councillors Seek Meeting with GAA over Walsh Park

LOCAL Councillors have sought a meeting with GAA representatives to discuss redevelopment plans for Walsh Park. Speaking at the March Metropolitan District meeting of Waterford City & County Council, Cllr Eddie Mulligan (FF) said he has been receiving many calls from residents in the area of Walsh Park who are seeking an update. He said he is [...]