As it was envisaged with full Sam Maguire Cup membership on the line, Divisions 2 and 3 are for the most part tight as a drum. Where survival in Division 2 and success in Division 3 are the only things that matter, we assess the 16 counties at the halfway point of the campaign.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2020
The motion stems from the 2018 All-Ireland semi-final defeat to Limerick when their player, then county captain Seamus Harnedy, Daniel Kearney, and Darragh Fitzgibbon played in extra-time despite carrying obvious injuries.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2020
Derek McGrath joined Justin McCarthy and Davy Fitzgerald onearlier today in hailing the Stradbally man after informed Liam Cahill at the weekend that his inter-county career has concluded.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019
Mallow in early January will never be mistaken for Broadway, and the chill in the north Cork evening made it a testing venture for the 2,021 spectators in attendance for Cork and Waterford in last night’s Co-Op Superstores Munster SHL clash.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2019
The Super 8 is the advent of a form of professionalism in inter-county football but “true Corinthians” like Waterford will have to soldier on, says former manager John ‘Jackson’ Kiely.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018
So, Cork remain in Division 1A and Waterford are relegated to the second tier. A springtime of false dawns and second comings came to some sort of crescendo in the snow flurries and foot-stampings and hand-rubbings in Páirc Uí Rinn yesterday, where the home side’s tús maith was bookended by a críoch maith.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2018
As David Burke was finishing his speech last Sunday, I was making my way along the Hogan Stand touchline for a piece with RTÉ when I felt this urge to go over to the devastated Waterford players and management still out on the field, says.
Tue, 05 Sep, 2017
Ken McGrath and Conor Phelan were part of the Waterford and Kilkenny panels that contested an All-Ireland semi-final in 2004. McGrath captained Waterford to that season’s Munster title. Then a student at Waterford Institute of Technology, Phelan now works there as GAA development officer. Both men have also suffered serious health issues. They chatted hurling and heart problems...
Sat, 13 Aug, 2016
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
Twenty months ago, Dan Shanahan agreed Waterford were the fifth team in Munster. “Maybe ninth or 10th in Ireland,” he says now of that period. How times have changed,
Sun, 09 Aug, 2015