Noel Connors

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Waterford’s Noel Connors shakes hands with Walter Walsh: “I think we’ve been a team that has been maybe tarnished with a brush for the Munster final.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny can never be accused of courting publicity. Not that Waterford do either but following Sunday’s thrilling All-Ireland semi-final draw, every (...)

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(...)

Wexford’s  Lee Chin  who scored four points in his side’s clash with Cork two weeks ago. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Like the final rounds of the football qualifiers, the GAA All-Ireland hurling quarter-finals pit teams that have won their most recent matches and th(...)

Tipperary celebrate with the trophy after beating Waterford at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Waterford 0-13 Tipperary 5-19 Tipperary won’t mind but the hurling world had been greatly looking forward to a fascinating GAA Munster final between (...)

Michael “Brick” Walsh: “Brick is very competitive and he’d be quite content doing anything as long as it was driving the lads on.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

On a chilly Valentine’s night in the Gaelic Grounds last year, where the crowd of just over 3,000 suggested most sensible people were somewhere else s(...)

Waterford corner-back Noel Connors admits to being mentally drained after Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League final draw with Clare. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

In the vapours of a 90-minute, 22-points-apiece draw, the mind carries just as much weight as the body. More, arguably. Noel Connors wasn’t on the bal(...)

Waterford’s Michael Walsh tries to escape the attentions of Dublin’s Shane Barrett. Photograph: Inpho

Waterford 0-14 Dublin 0-19 A game of fits and starts, the sort of tactical gumming-up of the works that you can easily imagine folk grumbling about(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton will start against Down in Newry.

Division One leaders Dublin have announced six changes from the side that rallied in the second half to beat Cork the previous week in Croke Park for (...)

Robert Lennon is one of four changes Kilkenny have made for the Allianz Hurling game against Tipperary at Nowlan Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kilkenny have made four changes to the team that lost the county’s opening match of the Allianz Hurling League to Waterford for Sunday’s game against (...)

De La Salle College - All Ireland and Dr harty Cup champions in 2008.

In the heat of battle Derek McGrath often reminds his Waterford players of their exploits back in the Dr Harty and Dr Croke Cup almost a decade ago -(...)

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