Sports


Derek McGrath in no mood to seek excuses

unday’s post-match hours may well have ranked as Derek McGrath’s most introspective in the Waterford job since that rotten spring of 2014 when the Deise shelled nine goals to Kilkenny and Clare. Those reversals led the De La Salle clubman to reconfigure the team tactically, much to the ire of those who advocate free-flowing, man on [...]


Hurling


Q&A with Dan Shanahan

ermot Keyes (DK): How well do you feel the training camp at Fota went, Dan? Dan Shanahan (DS): “Pretty good, Dermot. It’s important that we do camps like this in terms of bonding and getting the lads together. It’s something we did in previous years and I have to say it went really well for us.” [...]

Lismore bring the Denny home

n a wet and miserable Saturday afternoon last at Walsh Park, Lismore travelled in numbers to play Gailltir in what was to be extremely difficult conditions for the girls. There were a few setbacks from original line up with Ciara Jackman of Gailltir having to pull out at short notice. Ever the all-rounder, Emma Roche stepped up [...]

Soccer


THE MATCH OF THE DECADE

ooking back to previous weekend we were lucky to get a ticket for the Champions league final, we carried a colour article last week. Due to pressure of space game the review is here now, probably the best match we have seen live in last decade or two. The classic Euro Champions League Final billing lived up [...]

Villa complete remarkable treble.

ylan Butler and Ivan Homoski hit two goals apiece as Villa ran out comfortable winners over Tramore in Graun Park on Thursday evening and clinched the U15 A league title. It has proved to be an amazing season for the team as they have now completed the treble by winning the U15A league and cup and [...]


Football


Munster Senior Football Championship Waterford v Cork

DEISEMEN MUST BELIEVE AS DERRY TRAVEL SOUTH

By Thomas Keane hree weeks on from an excellent performance against Cork, Tom McGlinchey’s Waterford Senior footballers are back in action in Fraher Field on Saturday afternoon when they take on Derry in the first round of the All-Ireland Qualifiers. “Yeah, it was great to get the home draw, and it would have been a lot worse [...]

Waterford Face Tall Order

hile Cork’s form since their 2010 All-Ireland Football Final victory has largely fallen off a cliff, they’ll still go into Saturday’s Munster Quarter-Final in Dungarvan as logical favourites. As a Division Two side, the Rebels would be expected to get the better of any Division Four opponent, but they didn’t exactly set the world on fire [...]

General


DEISE COME UP SHORT AGAINST THE CHAMPIONS

By Brian Flannery eigning senior All-Ireland and League champions Kilkenny rocked up to Walsh Park for the opening round of the 2017 Camogie Championship and had little difficult in recoding the expected comfortable victory. This was certainly a David v Goliath contest but without the giant killing. A young Waterford side playing in only their second season [...]

Ravens Rock Rally returns to Waterford

he 2017 Ravens Rock Tarmac Rally returns to Waterford City and County on the weekend of June 24th/25th. The rally has been an annual feature in Irish Rallying since the early 1970’s. It has had a nomadic relationship in the counties of Waterford, Kilkenny and Tipperary during the intervening years. Happily, it has put down roots (of [...]