Waterford’s Shane Walsh is tackled by two Laois players  during the qualifier at Walsh Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Waterford 2-22 Laois 1-15 Waterford ensured their campaign progressed into July when overcoming a determined Laois unit on a balmy Saturday evening a(...)

Conor Lehane clears Clare’s John Conlon out of the picture as Anthony Nash  makes his way up the field to take a penalty during last year’s drawn All-Ireland final.  Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Paul Flynn, the former Waterford All Star and during his career one of the deadliest free takers in hurling, summed up the drama of an Anthony Nash pe(...)

Waterford’s Austin Gleeson, goalkeeper Stephen O’Keeffe and Shane O’Sullivan get ready to meet Cork goalkeeper Anthony Nash’s penalty in Sunday’s Munster SHC replay in Thurles. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The GAA’s response to the penalty problem in hurling is clearly an emergency measure but it makes you wonder what everyone was thinking back in Februa(...)

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

The murmurs that went around Tuam Stadium on Sunday afternoon, where I was watching a club game, will be familiar to many. The stadium announcer had a(...)

Cork’s Daniel Kearney battles with  Colin Dunford of Waterford at Semple Stadium. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork 0-28 Waterford 0-14The pessimistic focus on Cork going into the Munster hurling quarter-final in Thurles was nearly as sharp as it had been on Wa(...)

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(...)

Cork’s  Daniel Kearney and Shane O’Neill challenge Waterford’s  Brian O’Sullivan during the  Munster SHC quarter-final at  Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

Cork 1-21 Waterford 1-21The knock-out stages of the 2014 senior hurling championship picked up where 2013 left off as Cork and Waterford played out a (...)

Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan scores his side’s first  goal. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho
Tipperary shake off the cobwebs

A bizarre endgame at Semple Stadium, where Tipperary goalkeeper Darren Gleeson scored a goal from fully 70 yards, helped Tipperary earn the poi(...)