Sports


REAL DEAL DELIVERS

Dylan Moran makes it eight wins from eight in Castlebar Waterford welterweight Dylan Moran enhanced his growing reputation as a emerging pugilist when he defeated Nicaraguan Nelson Altamirano on points at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar on Friday night last. The fight, which was screened live on TG4, was Moran’s eighth professional win from eight [...]


Hurling


Co.Junior B Hurling Final Replay Dungarvan v Kilmacthomas

Kilmac crown a stunning year

County Junior ‘B’ Hurling Final Replay Kilmacthomas 1-10 Dungarvan 1-05 Kilmacthomas brought a great of achievement to the perfect end on Saturday afternoon last at Fraher Field when they added the Junior B Hurling title to the County Intermediate Football Final and two Eastern titles already on their sideboard. Were it not for Ballygunner’s long-awaited Munster Senior Hurling [...]

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The late Nicky Whelan — a tribute from Kill GAA Club

An already traumatic year for the Kill GAA family was magnified by the recent sad death of our President and one of our greatest clubmen, Nicky Whelan, who passed away peacefully at home in his native Carrigphilip on Monday, November 26th.Born in 1938, Nicky went to school in Kill, on foot, with some of his [...]

Soccer


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Saints blow two goal lead and bow out

Munster Junior Cup. Round 3 St Joseph’s 2 Piltown 3 St Joseph’s bowed out of the Munster Junior Cup in John Grant Park on Saturday afternoon last. They raced into a two goal lead inside the opening 16 minutes but a dogged Piltown side refused to buckle and Tony Reade’s charges displayed wonderful heart [...]

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Signings continue at Waterford FC

Waterford FC have re-signed Rory Feely, John Martin and Dean ahead of the 2019 season.The news follows last week’s announcement of the signing of Shane Duggan from Limerick and Cory Galvin remaining with the club for the 2019 season.Feely, the 2018 Young Player of the Year, joined the club at the beginning of the 2018 [...]


Football


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Saints Take the “C” Crown

Eastern Junior ‘C’ Football Final St Saviours 1-10 Portlaw 0-06 A strong second half showing ensured Saint Saviours ended 2018 with silverware when they saw off a profligate Portlaw side on a damp Dunhill sod on Saturday afternoon last to claim the Junior ‘C’ Eastern Football title. The city club opened the scoring in the fifth minute [...]

General


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Board re-iterates stadium stance in Convention Report

The commitment to redevelop Walsh Park is one of the more noteworthy features included in the Waterford County Board’s Convention Report, which was issued to the media ahead of Thursday’s assembly at Lawlor’s Hotel. In his 2018 assessment, County Board Chairman Paddy Joe Ryan states that “the city venue is the ONLY avenue they wish [...]