Sports


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WunderBarr!!!

Barr wins bronze in Berlin Thomas Barr’s ecstatic demeanour said it all as he crossed the line in Berlin last Thursday night. Sheer delight mixed with no doubt a smidgeon of relief enveloped Barr’s face with the realisation that he had won a medal at a major senior championship.Barr’s bronze medal in the 400m hurdles at [...]


Hurling


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Ol Boro Edge Thriller After Extra Time

Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final Play-Off Dungarvan 2-23 Lismore 2-20 (AET) Brian Flannery Reports Two goals in the second half of extra time were crucial in finally securing Dungarvan a place in the Quarter Finals of the Senior Hurling Championship at Fraher Field on Sunday last. Dungarvan went into this game missing a number of regulars with Kevin Daly [...]

SHC Play Off An Rinn v Mt.Sion

Sion Pushed All the Way

Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final Play-Off Mount Sion 0-21 An Rinn 2-13 Mount Sion advanced to the Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Finals, but only after they were pushed hard by An Rinn in the opening game played at Fraher Field on Sunday afternoon. Last year’s Intermediate Champions were given little hope by most, but they produced a full-blooded display that [...]

Soccer


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Blues Remain in Cup Hunt

FAI Cup, First Round Skerries Town 1 Waterford FC 4 Noel Hunt wrote himself into the record books on Saturday last when he scored a treble against Skerries Town on what was a wet and windy day in North Dublin. As an extremely strong breeze blew in from Dublin Bay, the Blues player-coach made little of the conditions [...]

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Reynolds Thrilled with Hunt’s Performance

After losing three consecutive league games Alan Reynolds the Blues manager was delighted to see his team get back to winning form in this tricky tie against a talented Skerries Town outfit. “I’m happy with the result. I thought in the first half of the game that we played the conditions very well. We approached [...]


Football


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Deise Still Standing!

All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football Championship Relegation Semi-Final Waterford 3-13 Tipperary 1-13 Waterford will contest next year’s All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football Championship after they overcame the challenge of Tipperary in a thrilling battle at Callan on Saturday afternoon. This was a game that was expected to go to the wire, and so it did with Waterford needing a converted penalty off [...]

General


The History Girls

Waterford claim maiden Munster ‘A’ Camogie crown Fresh ground was broken on a humid Wednesday night in East Cork as Waterford’s minor camogie steam withstood the pressure applied by Cork in the closing stages to record a first ever Munster title win at this grade. Taking the best that Cork could throw at them, the side [...]