Deise Denied

Waterford 0-24 Kilkenny 1-21 With a mere two minutes remaining to play Waterford led this All-Ireland semi-final by three points and were on the verge of a historic first Championship victory over the reigning champions since 1959. Kilkenny, despite being outplayed for the majority of the game, roused themselves sufficiently to hit an equalising goal in the 69th [...]



An Obstacle Cleared

Waterford climb back into saddle to advance to semi-final Waterford will travel to Croke Park as firm underdogs when they take on Kilkenny in the All-Ireland Hurling semi-final at Croke Park on August 7th. Fact. Put an air to it and sing it. Let’s face it, it’s been that way ever since the full-time whistle shrilled in [...]



World Cup glory for Colin

a href=””>Colin McCarthy was part of the Irish team which won the prestigious Men’s Plate at the recent Street League World Cup in Glasgow. Irish Street League uses the power of sport to transform the lives of individuals who may have encountered difficulties and fallen on hard times. Thanks to support from Aiseiri and Treo Port Láirge, [...]



Waterford lower banner after 10 goal thriller

strong>Waterford 7-4 Clare 3-15 (After Extra Time) Waterford’s Under-14 ladies team overcame Clare in the Munster ‘C’ Final played in Mallow GAA complex on Saturday last after a hard fought battle in which no quarter was asked or given by either team. When the teams last met in the round robin series of games back in February a [...]


Old Boro stave off resurgent Portlaw

romoted Portlaw came within a whisker of stunning Dungarvan at last Tuesday’s rescheduled Senior Hurling Championship at Walsh Park, as their compelling second half comeback fell agonisingly short. Trailing by 0-14 to 0-4 just moments into the second half, the Intermediate champions rallied, laying down a morale boosting marker for the remainder of the campaign, landing [...]


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Thomas Barr: our man in Rio!

The Olympic Games began in Rio last week end but the athletics which many regard as the central attraction of the Games begins this week end and once again Waterford will be represented by an athlete at the Games as has happened each Olympiad since 1980. Thomas Barr from Ferrybank AC, a native of Graiguearrida, Dunmore [...]


More Olympic Dopes

he news of Michael O’Reilly’s failed drugs test along with the debacle over the participation of Russian athletes ensured that the build-up to the opening ceremony at last week’s Olympics was marred once again by doping controversies. O’Reilly might have been one of the first athletes under the doping spotlight in Rio but sadly he won’t [...]