dmit it. You weren’t expecting Waterford to have begun the season with such a flourish. You weren’t expecting them to be two from two. You might not have been expecting them to struggle, to be instantly mired in Second Season Syndrome, but you surely weren’t anticipating that they’d do a job on the All-Ireland champions at Walsh Park, then travel to Páirc Uí Rinn and breeze past the hosts.
Sun, 06 Mar, 2016
Seventeen years now they’ve been on the block and around it. Seventeen years since Waterford re-emerged as an inter-county force. Modern Waterford hurling began in the 1998 league final and the parallels with tomorrow are irresistible.
Sat, 02 May, 2015
He’s glad now he came back. After almost a decade and a half in Waterford’s white and blue Seamus Prendergast decided to give 2014 a go, and with a minute left against Cork two weeks ago it was like 2004 all over again. Just as he did in that immortal Munster final, the big Ardmore man had nudged Waterford ahead.
Wed, 04 Jun, 2014
Having been rejected once for being too small, Clare’s Podge Collins made one vow — if he wasn’t going to catch ball above lads’ heads, he wasn’t going to get pushed off it either. The season he doesn’t want to end takes another twist today with Cratloe in a Clare football final.
Sat, 16 Nov, 2013