Posts Tagged ‘Championship’

Stradbally Stutter To Opening Victory

Gaultier's Gary Molloy turns away from Stradbally’s Ger Power and Tony Grey at Kill on Sunday last.							| Photos: Noel Browne
Stradbally staved off a second half comeback from Gaultier, adding 1-1 to their total in the closing minutes to ensure victory after an entertaining hour’s football in Kill last Sunday. Ger Power and Shane Aherne got the med in red off to a good start inside [...]

A Rugby Day Like No Other

A Championship-winning moment: Jamie Heaslip magnificently denies Stuart Hogg a try five minutes from time at Murrayfield.
Recovered yet? Pulse back to normal by now? Still think the heroics demonstrated in Rome, Edinburgh and London are more suited to the realm of fantasy? Join the club. There has never been a day in the history of this Championship, whether four, five or six teams contested it, to equal last Saturday. Indeed, there’s never [...]

Blitzed By The Banner

Clare’s Evan Courtney peels away from Waterford’s Conor Walsh during last Wednesday’s Munster Under-21 Quarter-Final at Miltown Malbay. 		 | Photo: With thanks to the Clare People
Another one of those nights for Waterford Under-21 football. In a town synonymous with music, Ger Power’s well-prepared side sadly didn’t find the tune they needed as a powerful Clare side led them a merry dance during a disappointingly one-sided contest. The first half saw the [...]