Sports


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Home the Heroes

erek McGrath lauded praise on his Waterford players in the wake of Sunday’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final defeat to Galway at Croke Park, but has remained tight-lipped about his managerial future. Speaking prior to the group’s homecoming to Waterford on Monday evening (as we were going to press), McGrath said his own future was something he [...]


Hurling


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‘Up The Deise’ from The Golden Gate

y Justine Dwyer No one could accuse Christopher Lane of being a fair-weather supporter of the Waterford hurling team! As soon as Waterford reached the All-Ireland Final a few weeks ago, Christy, as he is known to his friends, from Glenville on the Dunmore Road , booked his flight home from San Francisco where he has lived [...]

Soccer


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Battling Blues win again

aterford FC reeled of yet another victory at the RSC on Saturday last. This was their third game within the space of a week and that heavy workload told but they battled hard to get the points which keep them top of the league table. The previous Saturday they had defeated Shamrock Rovers 5-1 and on [...]

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


DEISE AIMING FOR PROVINCIAL GLORY

his year’s Munster Senior Ladies Football Final pairing at Mallow on Saturday next has something of a novel look about it, as it doesn’t feature reigning Munster and All-Ireland champions Cork. In their absence Waterford and Kerry will do battle for the first time in a provincial final since 2003 and this is the 12th time [...]

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 [...]

General


Lotto Delight for Ray Malone

ay Malone (Johnville FC) was the winner of the Waterford Sports Lotto Draw, held at the Old Ground, The Glen on June 27th. The winning numbers were 1-14-17 and 20 and the jackpot was €3,400. Two players matched three numbers and won €50 each, Esther Troy (St Saviour’s) and Carmel Long (Waterford Dart League). Two [...]

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 [...]

Comeragh CC to compete in Junior Tour for first time since 1994.

No year has borne more significance and success for Irish cycling than 1987. Stephen Roche reached the pinnacle of his career, joining the great Eddy Merckx as the only other cyclist to win the ‘triple crown’ of overall victories in the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France stage races plus victory in the [...]