Waterford’s Noel Connors and Kevin Moran celebrates at the final whistle of the league final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Time moves differently in the hurling life. Noel Connors is still just 24 but as the Waterford players celebrated on a damp afternoon in Thurles on Su(...)

Waterford’s Michael Walsh and Cormac Murphy of Cork in action during the Allianz Hurling League Division One Final at Semple Stadium. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Waterford, as the county freely accept, hasn’t so gilded a history that they will take lightly any silverware let alone national titles but even by th(...)

Waterford’s Shane Fives clears from  Galway’s Joe Canning and Niall Healy. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Waterford 0-20 Galway 0-12 Any team that plays an overtly defensive game and still comfortably outscores their opposition must be doing something rig(...)

Waterford’s Maurice Shanahan tussles with Matthew O’Hanlon of Wexford during Waterford’s Allianz League Division 1A win. Photograph: Inpho

WEXFORD 0-16WATERFORD 0-22Everything was in place in Innovate Wexford Park yesterday. The spring sun beamed down the venue, as a crowd of 8,500 turned(...)

Noel Connors: returns to the Waterford side to face Wexford. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ulster champions Monaghan have named an unchanged team for Sunday’s Ulster final against Donegal. The side that started the semi-final replay defeat o(...)

Waterford goalkeeper  Stephen O’Keeffe blocks Anthony Nash’s penalty during the Munster SHC quarter-final replay at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork 0-28 Waterford 0-14: Cork are through to a Munster senior hurling championship semi-final meeting with Clare next Sunday after they demolished Wa(...)

Cork’s Alan Cadogan in action against Shane Fives of Waterford. Cadogan proved a thorn in Waterford’s side during the drawn encounter and scored four points from play. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

MUNSTER SHC QUATER-FINAL REPLAY Cork v Waterford Sunday, 3.30, Semple Stadium Live on RTE.ie It’s strange to think that in the wake of Wate(...)

Derek McGrath, left,  and selector Dan Shanahan keeping a close eye on the action during the drawn clash with Cork at Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Waterford manager Derek McGrath chooses his words carefully. Did he feel vindicated by the performance that nearly beat Cork and forced the GAA Munste(...)

Waterford’s Kevin Moran scores the equaliser during normal time during the All-Ireland SHC qualifier against Kilkenny at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kilkenny 1-22 Waterford 2-16 (aet): So, somehow, The Cats go marching on, Kilkenny still refusing to lay down their hurls just yet, thanks to a typica(...)

Henry Shefflin prepares to enter the fray against Tipperary at Nowlan Park last week as manager Brian Cody looks on. Shefflin’s return to fitness greatly increases Kilkenny’s options in attack. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

There is abroad in hurling the equivalent of a nervous laugh. Many are convinced Kilkenny will not achieve an All-Ireland three-in-a-row this summer b(...)