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Derek McGrath Praises ‘Brick’ Walsh As ‘Best Team Player That’s Ever Played For Waterford’

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 3/9/2017 Galway vs Waterford Waterford's Michael Walsh and John Hansbury of Galway Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Waterford fell to Galway in the All-Ireland final yesterday, as the Tribesmen edged an absorbing affair by three points. However, there is a sense that this Waterford team will be back, as the majority of their team have their best hurling ahead of them. Unfortunately, that probably can’t be said for Michael ‘Brick’ Walsh. The talisman will be 35 should …

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Will Galway’s Experience Stand To Them This Sunday?

Waterford and Galway take part in the 2017 All-Ireland hurling final in a novel pairing. Perhaps unusually, Galway enter this year’s final as the experienced side, having played in finals in 2012 and 2015. Waterford, on the other hand, haven’t reached the decider since 2008 – where they were heavily beaten by Kilkenny. But will that experience stand to them …

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Six Of The Best Value Bets For Hurling All-Stars

It’s safe to say we are now well and truly into the business end of the championship. Barring a draw, we have got just two games left to look forward to. These are generally the games where All-Stars are earned. Of course, as always at this point, it does appear as though a few players have got their All-Stars nailed …

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Three Men Who Will Be Key If Waterford Are To Win On Sunday

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This Sunday sees Cork and Waterford clash for the seventh time this decade in championship action. Waterford have slowly regained form following a slow start to the championship. Way back in June, this Cork side trounced the Déise. Since then however, we’ve seen a change in this side. Derek McGrath will have undoubtedly learned a lot from defeat to Cork …

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Are Waterford Capable Of Winning Liam MacCarthy In 2017?

Having overcome neighbours Kilkenny in the qualifiers two weeks ago, can the Déise finally capture Liam MacCarthy in 2017? While it will be difficult, there are reasons to suggest that maybe 2017 will be the year Waterford win a first All-Ireland title since 1959. Hurling is a funny game and one result can change everything. The general consensus in Waterford …

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Munster Hurling XV of the Half Decade (2010 – 2014)

As we are halfway through the current decade, we felt it was time to pick a team comprised of the best Munster hurlers of the last five years.  In order to maintain the right balance, we took into account what each player’s respective county achieved in the Munster championship and the All-Ireland series during his playing period. So here it is; the Munster Hurling XV …

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