Posts Tagged ‘Fraher Field’

The Great Experiment

The Waterford Under-21 team which defeated De La Salle in last Wednesday’s challenge in Fraher Field, featuring an excellent second half cameo from Maurice Shanahan, who scored six points. Inset: Manager Derek Lyons. 				| Photos: Noel Browne
Waterford’s build-up to their Munster Under-21 Hurling Championship clash with Cork on June 17th appears to be progressing well, as the team’s series of challenge matches continues. Following wins over Passage, Roanmore, Abbeyside and De La Salle (the latter on Wednesday last) and narrow defeats to Ballygunner and Dungarvan (last [...]

Capitulation In The Tempest

Waterford’s Maurice O’Gorman clears the ball upfield on a heavy Dungarvan sod.   		| Photos: Sean Byrne
While the fat lady may not yet have sounded a note, it was difficult to avoid the feeling that she’s clearing her throat with respect to Waterford’s NFL promotion hopes following defeat to Carlow on Saturday last. In conditions more conducive to the delivery of a Shakespearean ‘mea [...]

Thoughts Turn To Wicklow

Eyes fixed on the League: Selectors Ger Power, Tony Corcoran and manager Tom McGlinchey.
Deise manager Tom McGlinchey, while noting the level of wides Waterford struck in last Saturday’s McGrath Cup Final, was delighted to see his new charges get off to a trophy winning start. “We’re very pleased with the win, 3-12 was good scoring too and it’s great to start the year with a victory like this. [...]

Cup Runneth Over For Happy Deisemen

Shane Aherne produced another big shift in midfield for Waterford, and chipped in with four points.
Despite a first success in 34 years for our senior footballers, last Saturday night’s win at Fraher Field was greeted more with satisfaction than joy. This was truly a case of a job well done for Tom McGlinchey’s men, who may well savour their victory in this competition all the more should they see off [...]