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Cork Close Out Waterford’s Campaign With 13-Point Win

Cork 2-30 Waterford 2-17 Waterford travelled to Páirc Uí Chaoimh looking for their first championship win since beating Cork in the 2017 All-Ireland semi-final but it wasn’t to be as the Rebels came out with a 13-point victory. Patrick Horgan, who was named the PwC GAA/GPA Player of the Month for May, opened the scoring for Cork and to no …

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John Mullane Can’t Understand Why Waterford Won’t Further Appeal Conor Gleeson’s Ban

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 13/8/2017 Cork vs Waterford Waterford's Conor Gleeson leaves the field after been red carded Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Waterford’s Conor Gleeson will be unavailable for selection for the All-Ireland SHC final on September 3.  The Déise are set to clash against Galway in the championship decider without the assistance of Gleeson, which may prove costly come the evening of the first Sunday of September. The Fouremilewater club hurler was shown a straight red card in the closing period …

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Top Five Performers From Waterford’s Victory Over Cork

It is still hard to catch one’s breath after the conclusion of yet another captivating chapter in the Cork versus Waterford book. This time the victory was for the Déise in arguably the biggest game of all between the two. Waterford were emphatic as the game approached the final straight. They took advantage to the extreme as they outscored 3-8 …

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The Helmet Rule Raises Its Ugly Head Yet Again In All-Ireland Semi-Final

Just after the farcical Tadhg de Burca scenario concluded, Waterford look set for another ‘Helmet Gate’ regardless of the outcome of today’s game. Despite being in full view of officials on television cameras, Waterford’s Austin Gleeson was seen to interfere with the helmet of Cork’s Luke Meade in the first half of today’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final. No action was taken, …

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Eoin Kelly Doesn’t Sit On The Fence With Assessment Of Tadhg De Búrca Saga

Tadhg de Búrca Eoin Kelly

Tipperary legend Eoin Kelly has spoken out against Tadhg de Búrca’s controversial suspension this week. Kelly sang a familiar tune as he questioned the length of time the appeal process has dragged on for. He also questioned the seriousness of the Waterford sweeper’s offence, writing in his Paddy Power blog post. “The whole situation surrounding Tadhg de Búrca ban is so …

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Three Reasons Why Waterford May In Fact Be Better Off Without Tadhg De Búrca On Sunday

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Replay, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 13/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Waterford's Tadhg de Burca Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

There is no doubting the hurling talent of Tadhg de Burca. Despite being marketed as a sweeper, the Waterford number five has demonstrated nothing but quality since he was introduced to the senior side back in 2014. The uncertainty over his availability must have disrupted the Déise’s preparations for Sunday’s semi-final with Cork. Now that it has finally been confirmed that …

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Cork Can Prove Their Championship Credentials On Sunday

One thing is clear, Cork hurling will never be quiet. Whether performing well or performing poorly, Cork hurling will command attention and column inches. And the turnaround this year has been remarkable in many ways. From a landslide of negativity rolling rapidly down a hill, Cork have managed to climb a mountain not quite as big as Mount Everest, but big …

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Waterford Fans Are Furious That Tadhg De Búrca’s Appeal Has Failed

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 2, Semple Stadium, Co. Tipperary 8/7/2017 Waterford vs Kilkenny Waterford's Tadhg de Burca and TJ Reid of Kilkenny Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Tadhg de Búrca’s one game suspension has been in the making ever since a straight red card was branded to the Waterford centre-back during their quarter-final victory over Wexford. Video footage at the initial stages was very limited, therefore Waterford were hoping an appeal would be successful in having the red card rescinded. Unfortunately for Waterford and de Burca, the sending …

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Lessons Waterford Must Take From Munster Defeat To Cork

When Cork defeated Waterford in the Munster Championship, the scene was beginning to look all too familiar for certain sections of the Déise support. Long have they been everyone’s second favourite team, but the tag of competitive semi-finalists and nearly men looked set to be following Waterford yet again. 2015 and 2016 saw Waterford firmly position themselves as the second …

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Colin Dunford And Killian Burke Discuss Just How Good The Squad Spirit Is In Waterford And Cork

Sport nowadays sees many managers looking to build a strong squad aiming to create strong competition for places with all squad members fighting hard for a place in the starting fifteen. But the role of ‘impact subs’ is ever growing. In interviews with gaa.ie, Colin Dunford of Waterford and Killian Burke of Cork, two players who have seen little game time so far this year, both spoke about life outside of the starting …

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What Does Defeat To Cork Mean Now For Waterford?

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 18/6/2017 Cork vs Waterford Cork’s Bill Cooper with Austin Gleeson Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Cork were outstanding on Sunday. The Déise, however, will be extremely disappointed with their showing. But, as the dust slowly settles on Sunday’s Munster Championship semi-final, what does this defeat mean for Waterford? Coming into the game the mood in the south-east was optimistic. Despite a positive showing in their first round victory, the general feeling was that the Déise …

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Ranking The Top Five Cork-Waterford Clashes Of The Millennium

Without question, since the turn of the decade, one rivalry has been the most anticipated. That is Tipperary and Kilkenny of course. However, in the early 2000’s, Cork and Waterford was undoubtedly the game not to be missed. Time after time, classic after classic, there was little to separate these teams. Cork had Sean Og, Donal Og, the O’Connor twins …

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