Ballygunner’s Pauric Mahony will miss Sunday’s Munster club hurling final against Na Piarsaigh due to a long-term injury lay-off. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho.

For a club that hasn’t won a Munster hurling title in 14 years – and their only one at that – Sunday’s final couldn’t have come at a worse time. No(...)

Waterford’s Austin Gleeson celebrates during the  All-Ireland quarter-final against Dublin at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Waterford 2-21 Dublin 1-19 Don’t look now. The Déise are coming with increasingly convincing arguments that this may be the group to bridge the chasm (...)

Jason Forde in action for Tipperary against Limerick in the Munster senior hurling semi-final.  Making   his first provincial championship start, Forde scored 1-3 from play. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There was a phase a couple of seasons back when every year people expected Waterford to fall back into the time-honoured rhythms of going into hurl(...)

Waterford’s Philip Mahony, battling here with Tipperary’s Brendan Maher, says Cork will be determined to exact revenge for their league final loss. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

If anyone felt the cruelly ill-timed impact of it all as much as Pauric Mahony did, then it was his brother. The sibling instinct, the close witnessin(...)

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 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(...)

Maurice Shanahan proved Waterford’s plundered in chief, scoring 2-5 in a 28-minute cameo against Antrim at at Walsh Park. Photograph: Inpho

Waterford 4-30 Antrim 0-10 Waterford’s push for an immediate return to Division One B of the Allianz Hurling League was maintained at Walsh Par(...)

 Pauric Mahony scored 12 points in Waterford’s in the Allianz League Division 1B clash with Limerick at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Limerick 2-16 Waterford 0-22Substitute Paudie Prendergast struck a magnificent last-second point to earn Waterford a draw against Limerick in a Valent(...)

Seán Collins with his brother Podge will be aiming to defeat Crusheen to  win the Clare hurling title. Photograph: Inpho

Sunday Down SFC final Burren v Kilcoo, Páirc Esler, 4.0 – A repeat of last year’s final sees new Down manager Jim McCorry in charge as Kilcoo attempt (...)

University of Limerick 1-11 Waterford 0-10Brian Lohan’s University of Limerick eliminated Waterford from the Waterford Crystal Cup for the second succ(...)