Posts Tagged ‘national hurling league’

Deise’s Instant Return

Waterford’s Brian O’Halloran and Wexford’s Brian Moore tussle for possession at Wexford Park on Sunday last.						| Photos: Noel Browne
Well how about that? A set of fixtures that looked decidedly difficult at the outset didn’t prove nearly as insurmountable as some of the winter soothsayers had predicted. Four wins and one draw means an instant return to Division 1A for the hurlers of Waterford, and no-one can [...]

All Too Easy As Wexford Await

Antrim’s Ciaran Johnson being pursued by Waterford’s Colin Dunford.
Sunday’s all too easy victory over Antrim was a reminder of the importance of Waterford earning an immediate return to Division 1A hurling. A 32-point victory is not something that too many Deise fans will be crowing about this week, even though a third successive League win [...]

Deise Maintain Push For Instant 1A Return

Waterford’s Shane Bennett tries to control the sliothar under pressure from Offaly’s David King.                                                                                                                        | Photos: Noel Browne
Waterford hurlers promotion bid remains firmly on course after a seven-point victory over a disappointing Offaly side at O’Connor Park Tullamore. For all bar the opening quarter, Waterford completely dominated this game and only wayward shooting prevented the visitors from putting the Faithful County to the sword. Both sides showed a [...]

DEISE ‘UNLAOIS’ A MAJOR TALLY

Pauric Mahony, arguably in the form of his life, leaves Laois captain Matthew Whelan trailing in his wake at Fraher Field on Saturday last.		| Photos: Sean Byrne
An 18-point victory, three welcome goals, seven different scorers in addition to the eight who registered in Limerick the previous Saturday, several excellent performances and two welcome points. Waterford have warmed well to life in Division 1B of the National Hurling League. Holding a three-point advantage at [...]

Pluck Of The Draw

Waterford's Michael Walsh steers clear of Limerick's Dan Morrissey.
National Hurling League Division 1B Limerick 2-16 Waterford 0-22 Brian Flannery at the Gaelic Grounds. An injury time point from substitute Paudie Prendergast earned Waterford a well merited draw and precious away League point against Limerick at the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday evening last. Attractions elsewhere kept the attendance to a meagre 2,500 for this Valentine’s night special. [...]