ANTHONY DALY: Derek’s winning approach was laced with class and dignity

Derek McGrath left his role as Waterford senior hurling manager earlier this week.

As early as yesterday morning, some bookies had me priced at 5-1 to be installed as the next Waterford manager. Some free advice; keep yere money in yere pockets. The road from west Clare to Waterford is one significant reason I wouldn’t entertain the prospect. But the main one is pretty obvious — replacing Derek McGrath certainly won’t be an easy gig. For anyone.

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