Having clinched their ninth Premier League title in 12 seasons, there’s a strong argument to be made that Carrick United may well be the best side in and around the Waterford ‘district’ – including the current Blues.

Adam McSherry, for one, has been sensational of late for the Hoops, scoring wonder goals for fun during the champions’ run-in. The talk is that Waterford United are keen, and why wouldn’t they be. He’s more than good enough. With Waterford crying out for goals, our soccer correspondent