Walsh Park will see Waterford host two championship games this summer. On Sunday the county face Galway in the final round of games in Division 1B.  Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

By a neat coincidence Waterford hurlers are getting ready to play their first match in Walsh Park in a year just as news emerged on Thursday that the (...)

Waterford Manager Derek McGrath said his side’s next league game (against Cork) wasn’t a “must-win” but that he wanted to see them produced a performance. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

This week, even though the merest suggestion of spring has just emerged, the hurling league’s regulation season has already passed the half-way mark. (...)

Conor Delaney of Kilkenny and Waterford’s Patrick Curran battle for possession during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A game at Walsh Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Waterford 1-12 Kilkenny 1-20 Anyone doubting Brian Cody’s continued appetite for the arena would have been reassured by his post-match demeanour in W(...)

Waterford’s Maurice Shanahan in action against Wexford’s Lee Chin during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A match at Walsh Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Waterford 0-19 Wexford 2-20   A tale of two counties: Wexford hitting January like an express train and Waterford still servicing the engine. A (...)

Three gold GAA All-Ireland hurling winners’ medals, crafted by hand  in Bluebell, Dublin, are held by  MMI employee Paul Fox. The company, established in 1939, makes medals, government seals, military insignia and sporting awards and trophies.   While the Liam MacCarthy and Sam Maguire cups are returned every year, the members of the winning hurling and football panels get to keep the medals.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

All-Ireland hurling final preview: Sunday, 3.30pm. Croke Park. On TV: RTÉ2, Sky Sports History can have the effect of freezing you in its headlights.(...)

Derek McGrath’s Waterford have been much better since losing to Cork in the Munster championship but there are still good reasons to believe that for all they could improve, it might not be enough to close the gap. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork v Waterford All-Ireland SHC semi-final, 3.30pm, Live RTÉ 1/Sky Sports In a disrupted week with the focus on today’s ’s GAA All-Ireland hurling s(...)

 Austin Gleeson in action for Waterford. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

For as long as Waterford hurling fans follow Austin Gleeson, their minds will be drawn back to his wonderful solo goal on his championship debut agai(...)