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Looking back at Waterford Olympians

Looking back at Waterford Olympians

Looking back at Waterford Olympians

Fintan Walsh Last week we looked at Waterford athletes who have competed in recent Olympics. As the build-up to the Tokyo Games continues, Fintan Walsh takes a look further back at Waterford sports persons who have competed at the Games in a number of different sports. Athletics has the most representatives with a...
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World Top Ten for Barr

World Top Ten for Barr

World Top Ten for Barr

Waterford athlete just misses out on place in World Final. Fintan Walsh Reports Thomas Barr came up just short in his attempt to make the final of the 400m hurdles at the World Championships in Doha, Qatar last week.The Waterford athlete did however deliver two World Class performances. With four to qualify from...
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Volunteer in Sport Awards

Volunteer in Sport Awards

Volunteer in Sport Awards

Members of the public are invited to nominate an individual whose contributions to sport has made a real difference to their community, club or county. Nominations can be made by individuals, clubs or sports associations via an online application form at www.volunteerinsport.ie. The deadline for applications is...
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BARR ON A UPWARD CURVE

BARR ON A UPWARD CURVE

Fintan Walsh Reports Thomas Barr continued his fine form in this season’s Diamond League meetings when he finished second in the 400m hurdles at the famous Bislet Games in Oslo last Thursday in a season’s best time of 49.11 Norway’s Karsten Warholm, the hot favourite and reigning World and European champion, thrilled...
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SIMPLY THE BETH!

SIMPLY THE BETH!

Deise & DLS star takes overall WLR/Granville Hotel honours Dermot Keyes & Thomas Keane Report De La Salle’s Beth Carton took home the overall WLR Granville Hotel GAA Award for 2018 at the ceremony held on Saturday last, receiving her award from Kilkenny and Ballyhale legend, Henry Shefflin....
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REAL DEAL DELIVERS

REAL DEAL DELIVERS

Dylan Moran makes it eight wins from eight in Castlebar Waterford welterweight Dylan Moran enhanced his growing reputation as a emerging pugilist when he defeated Nicaraguan Nelson Altamirano on points at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar on Friday night last. The fight, which was screened live on TG4, was Moran’s...
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