Sports


Munster Clun Junior Hurling semi final Ballysaggart Waterford v

Ballysaggart march into provincial final

Ballysaggart                              1-12 Knockshegowna (Tipperary)      1-05 Waterford junior hurling champions Ballysaggart had it all their own way for most of this Munster club semi-final against Tipperary representatives Knocksegowna before winning in the end by seven points. Played in front of an attendance of 768 at Fraher Field on Sunday last the West Waterford side had a much more comfortable [...]


Hurling


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The Deise Club Hurling Scene in 2013

On the Club scene here in Waterford, things were almost as exciting as they were on the inter-county front, with predictions made at the start of the campaign long discarded by the time Tom Cunningham presented the News & Star Cup to Passage. For many, the 2013 County Senior Hurling Championship was to be a [...]

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Maiden crown for Mullinavat

Mullinavat’s Under-21 hurlers claimed a historic first Roinn ‘A’ Hurling title in dramatic fashion in Nowlan Park recently. Having led for most of the game, Mullinavat found themselves behind with nine minutes remaining as O’Loughlins forged ahead by a point. Mullinavat looked in trouble but this team has shown character right throughout this competition [...]

Soccer


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Elite Under 19 FAI Cup Waterford United 5 – St Patrick’s Athletic 2

Waterford United 5   St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Tommy Griffin and his charges continue to turn on the style and on Saturday last at the RSC they defeated St Patrick’s Athletic emphatically in the Under 19 Cup. They had won the previous five league games to move into second place on the league table and now t have moved into [...]

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Stephen Hunt becomes the latest Waterford Tractor Boy

The Waterford contingent at Ipswich Town continues to grow following the decision of Stephen Hunt to join the Suffolk based club last Friday. Mick McCarthy, the manager of the Tractor Boy’s in East Anglia signed the former Johnville and C [...]


Football


SFC Semi Final Ballinacourty v Nire

Great breakthrough still eludes Deise footballers

Sunday afternoon in Ennis. If one infamous Manchester United’s kit had been as the grey as the clouds draping the Banner capital, Alex Ferguson might never have retrieved his squad from that ignominious trip to Southampton, let alone see them again! I’m spinning towards my parking spot near the home of the All-Ireland Hurling champions when [...]

Co.Senior Football Championship RD1 Ballinacourty v Ring

Cratloe edge past Courty

Cratloe 1-10 – Ballinacourty 0-11 Cratloe, who were crowned Clare Senior Football champions for the first time only 24 hours previously, edged out Deise kingpins Ballinacourty in an end-to-end Munster Senior Club semi-final at Cusack Park on Sunday last. The Banner side, who had six of Clare’s All-Ireland winning hurlers on the pitch during this gripping tie’s closing [...]

General


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Winter League, week 2

As always, the second week of the league was extremely busy last week, with 120 new runners registering, bringing the number to date to almost 700. The number of runners on the night was over 550, and again there was a terrific atmosphere as runners chatted about their handicaps and wondered if they’d be as fast [...]

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Track and Field 13th Nov

Munster Cross Country Castlelyons Co Cork was the venue on Sunday last for the Munster intermediate and Juvenile Cross Country Championships and athletes from Waterford clubs figured prominently in many of the races. [...]