Sports

Ballygunner v Ballyea

Ballygunner v Ballyea

Ballygunner v Ballyea

(Semple Stadium, Thurles, Saturday, 3.15pm) Thomas Keane Clare champions Ballyea are without doubt the most consistent Munster club west of the Shannon in recent years, winning four of the last seven county championships. This statistic makes for impressive reading but it pales into significance in comparison with...
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Munster Club Finals and Ballygunner

Munster Club Finals and Ballygunner

Munster Club Finals and Ballygunner

Brian Flannery Since it’s inauguration in 1964 the Waterford champions have been successful on seven different occasions. Ballygunner has was won three titles; in 2001 and 2018 and 2021. Ballygunner annexed a hat-trick of county senior titles from 1966 to 1968 and also contested the Munster club finals in ’66 and...
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Munster Hurling Senior Club Final

Munster Hurling Senior Club Final

Munster Hurling Senior Club Final

  Gunners odds on to retain Munster crown Brian Flannery Having arrived early at the Gaelic Grounds last week I was able to watch the other semi-final on TG4 in the comfort of the press box. Clare champions Ballyea enjoyed home advantage at Cusack Park, Ennis and from the ninth minute also had a numerical...
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FAI Cup Semi-Final

FAI Cup Semi-Final

FAI Cup Semi-Final

Matt Keane Waterford manager Danny Searle, although disappointed to lose the cup semi-final to Shelbourne, insisted his team would bounce back and be ready for the play-offs. “It’s hard to take because obviously we backed ourselves to win the game, and we set up wanting to win the game, but you just have to give...
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County Senior Camogie Final

County Senior Camogie Final

County Senior Camogie Final

Thomas Keane De La Salle won a first ever county senior camogie championship at the SETU Arena on Saturday afternoon last, proving too strong for a Gailltír side that were looking to win five titles in a row. Gailltír went into this game without Ciara Jackman, Margo Heffernan, Maeve Sheridan, Holly Flynn and Aoife...
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County Senior Hurling Final

County Senior Hurling Final

County Senior Hurling Final

Gunners on cloud nine Ballygunner 2-11 Mount Sion 0-8 Brian Flannery Ballygunner won their ninth consecutive Waterford senior hurling title at Walsh Park on Sunday last. Goals in either half from Pauric Mahony and Peter Hogan proved decisive on an afternoon when scores were hard earned and difficult to come-by. Given...
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Track & Field

Track & Field

Track & Field

Fintan Walsh Hennessy wins Half-Marathon. Pat Hennessy (West Waterford AC) was the overall winner of the Eurofins Half-Marathon on the Waterford Greenway last Saturday. The event, which was promoted by West Waterford AC, had 540 finishers while Hennessy clocked 1:09.04 in winning the event. Paul Doran (United...
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