Sports


Déise Dig Deep Again

For the second year running Waterford and Limerick must meet gain to decide the destination of this year’s Munster Minor Hurling title after an exhilarating draw at Páirc Uí Chaoimh before an attendance of 36,075 on Sunday last.


Hurling


Home Comfort for Waterford Hurlers

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.

MickeyHarte

Nothing Manly in Sour Grapes

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.

Second Half Collapse Scuppers Deisemen

Waterford’s miserable record at the Intermediate grade continued when succumbing to Cork by six points in last Sunday’s curtain raiser at Semple Stadium.

Soccer


PhilipDrohan

Slick Shels Too Strong for Waterford United

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.

Gutsy Piltown Defeat Benfica

Piltown booked a place in the WWFL Under 18 Cup final by defeating a dogged Benfica team at the RSC.

Tramore Come Good in Extra-Time to Win Cup

Two goals, one in the last minute of the first period of extra time and another goal in the first minute of the second period proved to be too much for Ferrybank on Thursday night last at the RSC.


Football


ElainePower

Six on the Spin

Waterford ladies win sixth Munster Intermediate Football title in a row.

NiallCarew

Changing Manager is Not the Answer

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.

Carew Crestfallen Following Defeat

Waterford manager Niall Carew knows his future in the Deise hot seat is now out of his hands after Saturday’s disappointing qualifier defeat at Dr Cullen Park.

General


Walsh Flying the Flag for Ireland and Australia

A young para-athlete with roots in Carrick-on-Suir is making fast strides in her athletic career in Australia.

SeamusPower

Power Notches Up Fourth eTour Win

Waterford's Seamus Power fired a closing round of six under-par 65 at the Southern Open at the Club at Irish Creek, North Carolina on Saturday last for a total of 21 under par and his fourth eGolf Tour victory.

Hayes Wins Another Round of Munster League

Tipperary's Seamus Hayes scored his third Munster Grand Prix win in-a-row, after another brilliant performance aboard Tina Mc Dermott’s Chipolini VMZ, this time at the Cork Summer Show, where they collected the winners prize and in the process Seamus Hayes joined his rival Francis Connors at the top of the league table.