Sports


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The Blue and Gold blitz as Deise are humbled

strong>Waterford 0-13 Tipperary 5-19 Reigning champions Tipperary inflicted a 21-point hammering on Waterford in last Sunday’s Munster Senior Hurling Final. A dark dank and rainy Gaelic Grounds hosted a repeat of last year’s paring in front of an official attendance of just 26,508. Tipperary delivered a performance that signalled their credentials as genuine All-Ireland contenders on the way [...]


Hurling


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Primed for battle

he dust has long since settled on Waterford’s National Hurling League defeat to Clare. It’s come and it’s gone. History, even if it remains, as Derek McGrath put it, “a huge disappointment” for his youthful Deise panel, fresh from a productive five-day training camp in Fota. “To me, it almost sets up next Sunday’s game as a [...]

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Win first. Dream later.

his is it. This is what months of sweat-extricating toil amounts to and counts for. This is when, for all the respect we’ll always hold in our hearts for the National League, wearing the county jersey matters most. Waterford facing Clare in the Munster Hurling Championship semi-final in the sport’s most treasured southern cathedral. “A semi-final [...]


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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Exciting times ahead for Waterpark RFC

With the disappointment of relegation now banished from our thoughts, there are exciting times ahead for the coming season in Ballinakill. It’s back to basics time and there has been a complete overhaul of the coaching structure that existed for the last number of years, which sees the return of some ex senior players and [...]