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Incredible Sunday Game Promo Shows How Much All-Ireland Means To Galway And Waterford

Sunday’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling final represents an incredible opportunity for both Galway and Waterford to end their respective famines and become All-Ireland champions. It’s been 29 years for Galway, but Waterford have waited twice that long – it’s been 58 years in the pipeline for the Déise. Derek McGrath and Micheal O’Donoghue will be looking to add their names to …

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Opinion: This Final Represents The Perfect Opportunity For Waterford To End The Famine

It’s been 59 years in the pipeline but around 5 o’clock on Sunday, Waterford could make history and very well be All-Ireland champions.  This match represents an opportunity like no other for the Déise. Again Waterford enter the final as underdogs, coming up against a strong Galway side with plenty of Croke Park experience. Buoyed by recent successes at underage …

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Waterford’s Brian O’Halloran Has Been Through The Wars As He Finally Looks Ahead To All-Ireland Final

Brian O’Halloran has been somewhat of an unsung hero for Waterford this summer, making a telling impact from the bench on multiple occasions as the Déise now find themselves preparing for an All-Ireland final. Like many in the Waterford camp, O’Halloran has had to wait his turn for an opportunity. But, given the spirit of the unit, like Maurice Shanahan, …

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Dan Shanahan Pays Brother Maurice The Ultimate Compliment

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Replay, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 13/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Waterford selector Dan Shanahan speaks to his brother Maurice Shanahan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Dan Shanahan has always been modest throughout the successes which have come in his hurling career – and the Waterford selector’s latest praise of his brother Maurice exemplifies this. Speaking to the Irish Independent, the 40-year-old talked about what it is like to oversee the selection of a panel, which includes his brother, admitting that at times his brother has not …

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Three Famous Waterford Victories Over Cork To Give The Déise Belief

Cork Waterford

The Cork-Waterford hurling rivalry has sprung up encounters that have been the highlight of many All-Ireland Championships since the turn of the 21st Century. Great battles have taken place down the years, with the likes of Joe Deane, Ben O’Connor and Diarmaid O’Sullivan going toe to toe with Dan Shanahan, John Mullane and Tony Browne. Ahead of tomorrow’s crucial All-Ireland semi-final between …

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The Ultimate Cork Vs Waterford Hurling Championship Quiz

Cork Waterford

Cork and Waterford face off in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final this Sunday, as the neighbouring counties continue their fierce rivalry. As we look ahead to Croker, so many memories of recent years spring to mind, in epic clashes between the two sides. But how much do you remember? Test your knowledge here… _____ Make sure to check out the …

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Could Tadhg De Burca’s Suspension See Austin Gleeson Finally Move To His Best Position

Tadhg de Búrca All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork 23/7/2017 Wexford vs Waterford Referee Fergal Horgan red cards Tadhg De Burca of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Tadhg de Burca’s availability for next Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final is looking less likely after another appeal failed on Thursday night. De Burca has been a key figure in the Déise’s return to the top tier of hurling over the last three years. The much publicised and heavily scrutinised sweeper role has been exemplarily filled by the Waterford number five. De …

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Waterford – Where Do The Deise Stand Now?

If it wasn’t for an historic and epic U-21 Munster triumph this day last week against Tipperary in Walsh Park, the fog would be much denser around most thoughts and conversations south of the Suir on the prospect of facing Kilkenny in the All-Ireland Semi Final on Sunday in HQ. The doom and gloom, which is still there to some extent, would …

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