Posts Tagged ‘National football league’

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. [...]

Last Minute Agony For Gutted Deisemen

Waterford’s Michael Curry sees his shot blocked by Antrim’s Sean McVeigh.
Another two-point defeat, the third in this League campaign alone. Another one that got away. Another frustrating reversal for the footballers of Waterford. Another disappointing day in this most troublesome and tricky of divisions. That Waterford played with guts and commitment can be unquestioned by the small [...]

Promotion Dream Crushed

Disappointed: Deise football manager Tom McGlinchey and selector Tony Corcoran.                                  | Photos: Noel Browne
Waterford’s promotion aspirations evaporated in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park after a harrowing two-point defeat to Longford on Sunday. Déise bannisteoir Tom McGlinchey was apoplectic with referee Shane Hehir post-match as the Galway man played just a single minute of injury-time at the end of the game despite a [...]

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 [...]