Sports


OUTGUNNED

Ballygunner downed by Shamrocks in Semple Brian Flannery Reports Throughout history, many great campaigns ended in defeat after literally getting stuck in the mud. Napoleon Bonaparte and indeed Hitler witnessed disaster as their respective armies suffered in the harshness of a Russian winter with their armoury buried in muddy tracks.And so too Ballygunner’s campaign to [...]


Hurling


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Shefflin dreams of further Croker joy

No-one has been there and done that as a player like Henry Shefflin. And now, just a year into his first senior managerial stint, he’s just an hour away from steering Ballyhale Shamrocks to another All-Ireland title. “We knew it was going to be very tight,” said the Kilkenny legend in the wake of his [...]

Soccer


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Young Blues too hot for Reds

Pre-season friendly Shelbourne 0 Waterford FC 3 A young Waterford FC team recorded a fine victory in Tolka Park on Friday night last in what was their last pre-season game ahead of the new league season which gets underway this Friday with a home game against Shamrock Rovers.Manager Alan Reynolds fielded a [...]

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Waterford book All-Ireland place in nail-biting fashion

Under 15 All-Ireland semi-final Waterford League 3 Galway League 2 Waterford will head to Mullingar on Sunday week to play the Dublin League in the Under 15 All-Ireland final following this nail biting semi-final played at the RSC on Sunday afternoon last. At the interval Nigel Ray’s side were leading three nil and at that stage plans [...]


Football


NFL Div4 Derry V Waterford

Déise downed by Derrymen

National Football League Division Four Waterford 1-8 Derry 2-12 Waterford’s fading hopes of promotion from Division Four were extinguished by favourites Derry at a blustery Fraher Field in front of a gate of just 233, of which 135 were paying patrons. A Derry side featuring just five starting members of the team which defeated Waterford in their [...]

General


BARR’S TRIPLE CROWN

Euro medallist takes third Supreme Sports Star prize European Championship bronze medallist Thomas Barr was named Park Hotel Waterford Supreme Sports Star for the third time in four years at last Saturday’s awards ceremony in Dungarvan. The Ferrybank AC athlete, who became the first Irish sprint medal winner at a major championship in Berlin last [...]