Tom Barron’s last-minute winner fires Déise to historic victory

Tom Barron was the hero of the hour as Waterford ended a 13-year wait for a Munster championship win at Fraher Field last night.

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Waterford SHC: Hutchinson makes impact from the bench

Super sub JJ Hutchinson was the game-changer for Ballygunner in the final quarter as the champions blitzed Dungarvan with the last nine points of yesterday’s Round 2 contest at a wet, wet, wet Walsh Park (1-18 to 0-14).

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Brian O'Halloran: Accusation we did not give our all stung

The 28-year-old announced his retirement from the squad on Monday night, ending a ten-year run with the county senior side.

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'Our main men must step up because Waterford hurling is in crisis'

‘Our main men must step up, because Waterford hurling is in crisis’

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Waterford GAA chiefs powering on with Walsh Park redevelopment plan

Plans to increase Walsh Park’s capacity to 16,000 remain on course despite neither of Waterford’s two home games in the Munster senior hurling championship this summer selling out.

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'I know exactly what Páraic is going through', says McGrath on Waterford crisis speculation

Former Waterford manager Derek McGrath has rejected claims that the county’s senior hurling team are in crisis.

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Don’t attempt to outmuscle the champions warns Shanahan as Déise look for lift

Former Waterford selector Dan Shanahan says the Déise players must lift a downbeat county against Limerick in Walsh Park tomorrow.

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Michael 'Brick' Walsh set for Déise return

Waterford stalwart Michael “Brick” Walsh is expected to make his 75th Championship appearance as a starter in Sunday’s do-or-die Munster SHC clash with Limerick.

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Sheedy sees plenty room for improvement

Jason Forde’s goal on 54 minutes broke Waterford’s spirit and from there to the end, Tipperary outscored their opponents 1-9 to 0-1 to claim their second win of the campaign and boost their scoring difference if that becomes an issue later in the campaign.

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Fanning: We can let it peter out or fight for our lives

Waterford manager Paraic Fanning said his side’s burst after half-time “got them back into the game” before Tipperary took over in the third quarter.

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46-year-old keeper relishing 'madness' of late late call-up

Inter-county football has been a welcome distraction for Waterford’s 46-year-old goalkeeper Darren Mulhearne who took redundancy from his job at Virgin Media a week before being called into the Déise set-up.

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Banner minors leave it late

Late points from Conner Hegarty, Dylan Downes and Keith Smyth saw Clare over the line in a tight and tense curtain raiser in Walsh Park that was level seven times.

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Waterford embracing the green, green grass of home

The last time there was a big Munster senior hurling championship game in Waterford, back in 1996, Ken McGrath was still a minor.

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Connors: Inter-county is now an eight-year career

How long can a county player give his county nowadays? Waterford hurling captain Noel Connors is inclined to think that eight years is becoming the cut-off point.

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Waterford SFC: Former pro soccer player Hutchinson starts on a high

Former Brighton & Hove Albion player Dessie Hutchinson nailed a late free from 40 metres as Gailltir edged An Rinn 1-5 to 1-4 on a miserable Sunday afternoon in Kill.

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Devine: ‘I couldn’t see myself going back. It’s too many hours’

At the tender age of 23, Dr Tom Devine bid farewell to inter-county hurling. It had been on the cards.

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Lessons learned, but Déise may have to draw a different conclusion

This past year I’ve gone back to college to study sports science and yesterday morning I had to hand in an assignment.

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The cycling guru putting wheels in motion for Waterford hurling

Waterford made it to Sunday's Allianz Hurling League final the hard way.

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Whelan: Waterford heading in the right direction

The camera work may have been shaky but what it captured was a thing of beauty.

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Ryan: GAA may have to start hurling league earlier

The GAA will have to look at starting the Allianz Hurling League before Christmas to avoid fixtures pile-ups like the one caused by last Sunday’s string of postponements, Waterford County Board chairman Paddy Joe Ryan has suggested.

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Derek McGrath: You feel like you’re Mother Teresa

Derek McGrath has laid bare the extent that hurling invades inter-county managers’ personal lives.

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Refreshed Moran ready to atone for miserable year

Mild-mannered as he is, the mark 2018 seared onto Kevin Moran is not far below the surface.

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Waterford chief Ryan hits out at GAA for treatment of county

Waterford chairman Pat Joe Ryan has expressed disappointment at how GAA chiefs treated the county following their breach of training camp protocols.

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Waterford County Board chairman Paddy Joe Ryan resists call to boycott Munster championship

The redevelopment of Walsh Park remains the only show in town, a point that Waterford County Board chairman Paddy Joe Ryan reiterated at last night’s annual convention in Dungarvan.

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Fanning: ‘Déise keen to play all games at home’

Waterford hurling manager Páraic Fanning says he and his players are focused on playing next year’s Munster championship games at home.

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'If we never won Munster, it would have stuck with me ‘til the day I die'

The saga came to its conclusion on Sunday, and Philip Mahony had only one word to describe the feeling.

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Gunners locked and loaded for another Munster epic

Ballygunner face Na Piarsaigh of Limerick this Sunday in the Munster Club hurling final, but that’s not where the conversation with Fergal Hartley begins.

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Study favours Carriganore for new Waterford GAA stadium

An independent feasibility report issued to Waterford County Board and other GAA stakeholders has recommended their new stadium be constructed at the Waterford IT Arena in Carriganore.

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Waterford SFC semi-final: Goals the key as Kilrossanty end 18-year final wait

Waterford SFC semi-final: Kilrossanty 3-16 An Rinn 0-12

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New Déise boss Whelan open to secondary competition

Newly-appointed Waterford football boss Benji Whelan is “not ‘averse” to the introduction of a second-tier championship.

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Home of Waterford GAA gets upgrade green light after resident's appeal dismissed

The redevelopment of the home ground of Waterford GAA is set to go ahead after an appeal by a residents’ group to an upgrade of Walsh Park was declared invalid.

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Waterford full-back Barry Coughlan retires after six years of duty

Coughlan has retired from inter-county hurling at the age of 28.

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Mount Sion's Páraic Fanning ratified as next Waterford hurling manager

Páraic Fanning was ratified as the new Waterford senior hurling manager at last night’s county board meeting in Lawlors Hotel, Dungarvan.

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Páraic Fanning tipped for Déise job but hunt still on for Mattie Kenny

Páraic Fanning could be named as the new Waterford senior hurling manager later this week, although influential figures have not yet given up of Mattie Kenny taking the reins.

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Waterford ‘making progress’ in hurling manager search

Waterford are “making progress” in their search to find a new senior hurling manager, according to county board chairman Paddy Joe Ryan.

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Rockett: We always knew we were good enough

Waterford vice-captain Niamh Rockett has hailed the impact of manager Donal O’Rourke in bringing the Déise side to the knockout stages of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie championship for the first time.

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Wallace in the frame for Déise job

Ousted Offaly boss Stephen Wallace has been linked with the vacant Waterford football job.

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Tom McGlinchey: Where’s the carrot for players at the lower reaches?

When the conversation turned to talent and supply, Tom McGlinchey had his props ready.

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Pat Ryan rules himself out of Waterford job due to work and family commitments

Pat Ryan won’t be the new Waterford senior hurling manager despite speaking to some of the 2018 panel last week.

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Austin Gleeson: 'It didn't really hit me' when Waterford lost All-Ireland final

After last year's heartbreak in the All-Ireland hurling final against Galway, Waterford's Austin Gleeson is determined to give it everything he has until he can bring Liam home.

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No place like home: Noel Connors on where he wants Waterford to play in 2019

With the proposed redevelopment of Walsh Park not expected to be complete until late in 2019, at the earliest, Waterford, next year, will again play their two Munster championship home fixtures outside of the county.

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