Posts Tagged ‘GAA’

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 [...]

Courty Signal the Intent

Rathgormack's Billy Power getting some close attention from Ballinacourty goalscorer Gary Hurney
Ballinacourty signaled their SFC ambitions with a ruthless 15-point dismissal of Rathgormack at Fraher Field on Sunday last. Throughout the field, Ballinacourty were on top, and had it been but for the accuracy of Jason Curry’s free-taking, Rathgormack’s margin of defeat would have been much greater. Early [...]

Skipper Is Keen To “Tipp” Premier Over

Waterford have implemented the game plan established by the Deise's management team to promotion-winning effect.
Kevin Moran is a very happy captain, and with good reason. Leading Waterford out of Division 1B at the first time of asking is a significant box already scratched off the Deise’s ‘to do’ list for 2015. Sunday’s League semi-final clash with Tipperary represents a second [...]

It’s A Suir Thing

Captain Kevin Moran is seeking to lead Waterford into a National Hurling League Final this Sunday. See Sport 2 & 3 for more.				| Photo: Noel Browne
The chat’s been lively on either side of the River Suir in recent weeks, and it’s no surprise that the hurling chat has proven so plentiful along the most tribal stretch of our famed river valley. In Carrick-on-Suir, the denizens of Carrick Mór believe they’re [...]

The Hunt For The Conway Cup Begins

Shane Ryan holds aloft the Conway Cup following The Nire’s SFC Final win over Stradbally last October.They begin their defence of the JJ Kavanagh-sponsored Championship against Clashmore this Friday.							| Photos: Sean Byrne
The champions from The Nire Valley take on Clashmore on the SFC opener at Fraher Field this Friday night, and Benji Whelan’s men are keen to secure back-to-back senior titles. Having fallen just short in the Munster Club Final to [...]

Deise’s NFL campaign ends in another defeat

Liam Lawlor left with nowhere to go against Leitrim.
A dominant first half performance at Páirc Sean MacDiarmada last Saturday was enough to secure a third successive win for Leitrim, leaving Waterford with just one win in the entire campaign. To give an example of Leitrim’s first half dominance, the game was almost 32 minutes old before Waterford [...]

Rathgormack Full Of Eastern Promise

Rathgormack: Eastern Under-21 Football Champions 2015.	| Photo: Maurice Hennebry
A second half scoring blitz saw an impressive Rathgormack claim another Tony Kirwan-sponsored Eastern Under-21 Football title against a young Gaultier side at St Mollerans on Friday evening last. Leading by 0-9 to 0-7 at the break after an opening half hour of quality football and excellent [...]

Deise’s Passion Play

Pauric Mahony’s 10-point haul against Galway at Walsh Park on Sunday last leaves him on a tally of 1-69 after six NHL outings this spring.			| Photo: Sean Byrne
For the second successive Sunday, a mobile, industrious and box clever Waterford physically over-whelmed and outfoxed opposition whom at the start of the year, stood above them in the inter-county pecking order. For the second successive Sunday, this developing Waterford side sent out a clear and telling message [...]

Hurlers Fly High

Austin Gleeson brilliantly fends off the intentions of Galway’s Jonathan Glynn during Sunday’s NHL Quarter-Final win at Walsh Park. See Sport 2-4 for more. | Photo: Sean Byrne
A delighted, albeit even tempered Derek McGrath is relishing the prospect of taking on Tipperary in the National Hurling League semi-final on April 19th following Sunday’s impressive dismissal of Galway at Walsh Park. “Getting to a semi-final is a massive stimulation for June 7th,” said McGrath, [...]

London Calling for Unlucky Deisemen

London, victorious in Carriganore last year, are seeking a third successive NFL win over Waterford this Sunday.								| Photo: Noel Browne
Waterford’s senior footballers make the trip across the Irish Sea this Sunday to take on the Exiles of London in the penultimate round of games in this year’s National Football League. The year has so far been a decidedly mixed one for the Deisemen. [...]