Sports


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Top Gun

Fifteen year old Eli Dunphy, son of Waterford Entrepreneur Martin Dunphy and grandson of Nellie and former Blues keeper Vincent Dunphy, won the Australian National Championship in Double Barrel in Wagga Wagga, Australia at the end of last month with a perfect score. Eli was the only shooter in all categories from the Northern Hemisphere to [...]


Hurling


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Champs March On As Expected

Waterford Senior Hurling Championship Group A Ballygunner 0-27 An Rinn 1-08 Tony Ryan Reports Champions Ballygunner, showed little sign of easing off in the motivation stakes when they put in a very workmanlike performance in defeating An Rinn in a Fraher Field mud bath last Sunday evening.A very low gate of under €500 was collected at the [...]

Soccer


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Red Star Win Red Hot Decider

Red Star 3 Portlaw United 2 Red Star won the first domestic cup final of the season in Ozier Park on Friday night when they defeated Portlaw United with a goal scored one minute into stoppage time. Conor McDonald gave Red Star the lead after just nine minutes. Red Star doubled their advantage on 13 minutes when [...]


Football


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Minor Pasting Underlines a Major Problem

Brian Flannery Reports Will Waterford develop a plan for Football? I was at a juvenile game last Wednesday when one of the lads asked me did I know how the minor footballers fared. I said I’d check Twitter and relayed the score – Cork 2-13 Waterford 0-03 – and then had to break the bad [...]

SFC Kilrossanty v An Rinn

Honours Even at Fraher Field

County Senior Football Championship Group B An Rinn 0-07 Kilrossanty 0-07 The two sides who lost out in last year’s Senior Football Championship had to settle for a share of the spoils at Fraher Field. What had been billed in the build-up as the big match of this year’s opening round of games proved to be a [...]

General


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Crowd Behaviour and Media Coverage among the RSC Talking Points

Football is football and often it’s not for the fainthearted and those with delicate ears. Everybody loves a bit of drama and controversy that adds spice to the proceedings but – and in terms of last Friday’s excitement at Kilbarry, there is, regrettably a few ‘buts’ I felt I needed to mention this week. A lot [...]