Waterford’s Jamie Barron scores their fourth goal of the game past Cork goalkeeper Anthony Nash during the All-Ireland SHC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Waterford 4-19 Cork 0-20 A hell of a day for Waterford, tinged though it will be with regrets. They’re through to an All-Ireland final against Galway(...)

Waterford’s Michael Walsh and Shane Bennett in action with David Redmond and Shaun Murphy of Wexford at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In the end, what was a historic weekend with the re-opening of Páirc Uí Chaoimh turned out to be an underwhelming quarter-final series. Both Waterford(...)

Waterford’s Maurice Shanahan celebrates scoring a point in  the All-Ireland Hurling quarter-final against Wexford at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Waterford 1-23 Wexford 1-19 The new hurling orthodoxy of the Sunny South East drew a crowd of over 31,000 to the gleaming reimagined stadium by the L(...)

Waterford manager Derek McGrath  said in a pre-match interview that his team had decided to go for it, and they came out with all guns blazing:  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

It took its time arriving, but this was a worthy match of the season and the best in even longer than that. I was delighted that Waterford finally opt(...)

Patrick Curran scored for Waterford in their win over Limerick in Thurles. Photograph: Inpho

Waterford 3-23 Limerick 1-18 Im the 56th minute, Barry Nash struck a beautiful point on the turn to leave Limerick trailing by just three points and (...)

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 manager Derek McGrath with selector Dan Shanahan: McGrath has said that performance and not promotion was his ultimate goal for the league – now both are attainable. photograph: inpho

For Waterford hurling fans, the sight of Tony Browne as grand marshal of the city’s St Patrick’s Day parade must have made them think of the desperate(...)

Dublin’s Emmett Ó Conghaile: has impressed manager Jim Gavin during the O’Byrne Cup. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho
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All throw-ins 2.0 unless stated Football O’BYRNE CUP SEMI-FINALS Kildare v DIT, St Conleth’s Park Apart from the frictio(...)

Brian O’Halloran gave a fine display for the Waterford with  1-4. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Waterford hurlers got their competitive season of to a winning start when they had 7 points to spare over LIT in the preliminary round of the Waterfor(...)

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(...)