Third time lucky, hopes Deise Skipper

Sunday next is Linda Wall’s third All-Ireland Final at this grade. “That makes me a veteran at this stage,” joked the 32-year-old Ballymacarbry clubwoman, who is hoping Waterford can go one step better than they did in both the 2012 and 2010 Final defeats to Armagh and Donegal. “The last two times we’ve reached this stage, [...]


SHC QF Passage v Ballyduff

Upper send favourites crashing out

Ballyduff Upper, without a win three rounds into this year’s Senior Championship, pulled off the biggest shock of this remarkable campaign when seeing off 2013 winners Passage at a sodden Fraher Field on Sunday last. Playing with the wind in the first half, Ballyduff led by 1-6 to 0-1 after 15 minutes, with Andrew Casey opening [...]

SHC Quarter Final Tallow v De La Salle

Grey’s day as Tallow stun the Old Boro

Two goals in the dying minutes saw Tallow sensationally produce the second shock of Sunday’s SHC double header at Fraher Field when eliminating Dungarvan from the Senior Championship. The dogged Bridesiders progressed thanks to a brace of Ryan Grey goals in the 58th and 60th minutes on a night when the nominal home side lacked a [...]



BOHS Edge out Kilmacow on penalties

This clash, which was played in Ben Wadding Park on Saturday night between two First Division teams, was expected to produce a tight affair and that’s exactly how it panned out. Bohemians almost took the lead after 17 minutes when Andy Phelan cracked in a free kick from 20 yards but the Kilmacow goalkeeper Killian [...]


Blues win to move off the bottom

Waterford United recorded their second home victory over Cabinteely on Friday night and in doing so moved off the bottom of the league for the first time in months. The Blues came out on top against the same opposition in May in what was Roddy Collins’s first game in charge. The only goal of game was [...]



Senior Football Championship group finales

GROUP ONE The Nire v De La Salle (conceded by De La Salle) The 2013 County Intermediate Champions have conceded a walk over to last year’s County Senior Champions who move level on points at the top of the table with Clashmore who have a game in had but who top the table by virtue of winning [...]


The Waterford Panel for Croke Park 2015

Maria Delahunty (Abbeyside, 22), Megan Dunford (Abbeyside, 16), Nora Dunphy (Comeragh Rangers, 27), Shauna Dunphy (Comeragh Rangers, 19), Nicola Fennell (Stradbally, 22), Hannah Landers (Ballyduff, 20), Caoimhe McGrath (Abbeyside, 18), Karen McGrath (Ballymacarby, 20), Kate McGrath (Brickey Rangers, 16), Michelle McGrath (Ballymacarby, 28), Mary Foley (Abbeyside, 30), Katie Hannon (Ballyduff, 24), Ciara Kearney (Ballyduff, 23), [...]



Rogue Angel wins Listowel Feature

The Listowel festival occupied centre stage last week and Waterford city-born jockey David Casey brought down the curtain on his 20-year riding career at the north Co Kerry track on Wednesday by steering Willie Mullins’ long odds-on shot Long Day to a resounding success in the Ballygarry House Hotel Novice Hurdle. The 144-rated Long Dog, [...]


Casey’s Winning Farewell

David Casey retired from a long and successful riding career in great style at Listowel last week with a winning farewell. In fairness, getting the leg up on the 1/6 hot favourite was hardly the most challenging moment of the Waterford jockey’s career and the Susannah Ricci owned Long Dog romped to an easy nine and [...]