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# derek-mcgrath - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Waterford boss Derek McGrath dismisses rumours that he's set to take over Dublin hurlers
# Fake News Alert
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# Fake News Alert

Waterford boss Derek McGrath dismisses rumours that he's set to take over Dublin hurlers

Aug 1st 2017, 1:08 PM 8,710 Views 12 Comments

McGrath was speaking on local radio yesterday.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 31 July, 2017

CHC upholds Tadhg de Burca suspension, Waterford will take case to Central Appeals Committee
# Hurling
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# Hurling

CHC upholds Tadhg de Burca suspension, Waterford will take case to Central Appeals Committee

Jul 31st 2017, 10:34 PM 11,665 Views 34 Comments

As things stand, De Búrca will miss the All-Ireland semi-final with Cork.

# derek-mcgrath - Sunday 23 July, 2017

'It would be a huge blow' - Waterford boss on potential absence of key defender
# Seeing Red
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# Seeing Red

'It would be a huge blow' - Waterford boss on potential absence of key defender

Jul 23rd 2017, 8:20 PM 15,304 Views 21 Comments

Tadhg de Búrca was dismissed in the closing stages of today’s game.

Davy Fitz hits back at Duignan and Shefflin after criticism of tactics in today's quarter-final
# Taking A Stand
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# Taking A Stand

Davy Fitz hits back at Duignan and Shefflin after criticism of tactics in today's quarter-final

Jul 23rd 2017, 7:08 PM 57,763 Views 72 Comments

The Offaly and Kilkenny All-Ireland winners weren’t impressed with the game in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

# derek-mcgrath - Saturday 8 July, 2017

'We'll go out and celebrate this without going cracked' - famous win for Waterford
# I LOVE ME COUNTY
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# I LOVE ME COUNTY

'We'll go out and celebrate this without going cracked' - famous win for Waterford

Jul 8th 2017, 10:40 PM 16,898 Views 38 Comments

Derek McGrath enjoyed a success over the Cats at last.

# derek-mcgrath - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'I just said, "Go away, mind your own business"' - Dan Shanahan's response to Cork heckler
# Dan The Man
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# Dan The Man

'I just said, "Go away, mind your own business"' - Dan Shanahan's response to Cork heckler

Jun 21st 2017, 6:35 AM 18,913 Views 47 Comments

Eoin Murphy and Fergal Hartley have joined Derek McGrath’s backroom ahead of the qualifier campaign.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 19 June, 2017

Waterford can still emerge as All-Ireland hurling contenders - but only if these things happen
# The Long Road Back
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# The Long Road Back

Waterford can still emerge as All-Ireland hurling contenders - but only if these things happen

Jun 19th 2017, 7:30 PM 10,139 Views 19 Comments

Derek McGrath’s charges suffered a damaging defeat to Cork on Sunday – but remain in the hunt for All-Ireland glory.

'Austin will bounce back. He's 21, he'll have more good days in the Waterford jersey'
# Support
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# Support

'Austin will bounce back. He's 21, he'll have more good days in the Waterford jersey'

Jun 19th 2017, 10:09 AM 10,052 Views 13 Comments

2016 Hurler of the Year Austin Gleeson was called ashore in the 63rd minute of yesterday’s defeat to Cork.

# derek-mcgrath - Saturday 17 June, 2017

New test for young guns, sweeper puzzle, League gamble - Cork-Waterford talking points
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

New test for young guns, sweeper puzzle, League gamble - Cork-Waterford talking points

Jun 17th 2017, 9:00 AM 6,944 Views 4 Comments

The counties lock horns at Semple Stadium tomorrow afternoon.

# derek-mcgrath - Friday 16 June, 2017

Austin Gleeson named at centre-back as Derek McGrath shows his hand for Cork clash
# Deise
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# Deise

Austin Gleeson named at centre-back as Derek McGrath shows his hand for Cork clash

Jun 16th 2017, 9:25 PM 9,866 Views 12 Comments

Waterford take on Cork at 4pm on Sunday.

# derek-mcgrath - Thursday 15 June, 2017

'When you’re coming on against Kilkenny and getting hit with challenges, you hit reality'
# Deise
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# Deise

'When you’re coming on against Kilkenny and getting hit with challenges, you hit reality'

Jun 15th 2017, 4:39 PM 7,132 Views 2 Comments

Waterford’s Patrick Curran is finding his feet at senior level ahead of Sunday’s Munster semi-final against Cork.

# derek-mcgrath - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'It sparked a huge debate, maybe that's healthy as well' - the role of GAA bosses
# The Bainisteoir
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# The Bainisteoir

'It sparked a huge debate, maybe that's healthy as well' - the role of GAA bosses

May 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 3,687 Views 0 Comments

Derek McGrath is pouring all his energies into his role with the Waterford hurlers.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 8 May, 2017

Poll: Has the time come to officially pay inter-county GAA managers?
# Burning Question
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# Burning Question

Poll: Has the time come to officially pay inter-county GAA managers?

May 8th 2017, 4:00 PM 9,138 Views 19 Comments

This issue won’t be going away any time soon.

# derek-mcgrath - Friday 31 March, 2017

Cork bring in a scoring star from Tipp win and Waterford make 9 changes for Galway game
# Team News
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# Team News

Cork bring in a scoring star from Tipp win and Waterford make 9 changes for Galway game

Mar 31st 2017, 10:26 PM 11,659 Views 2 Comments

Both counties face league quarter-finals this weekend.

Why are so many GAA players becoming teachers? An Irish solution to an Irish problem
# Teacher Takeover
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# Teacher Takeover

Why are so many GAA players becoming teachers? An Irish solution to an Irish problem

Mar 31st 2017, 9:33 AM 53,648 Views 75 Comments

Teacher-ification is helping the GAA to maintain its cloak of amateurism, writes Tommy Martin in this week’s column.

# derek-mcgrath - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Two Waterford defenders out injured until championship as Shanahan to appeal red card
# Deise Decisions
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# Deise Decisions

Two Waterford defenders out injured until championship as Shanahan to appeal red card

Mar 22nd 2017, 6:00 AM 5,956 Views 0 Comments

Philip Mahony and Darragh Fives are both currently sidelined.

# derek-mcgrath - Friday 17 February, 2017

Gleeson set for Déise start, while Callanan, Noel McGrath and 'Bubbles' among the Tipp absentees
# Strong Side
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# Strong Side

Gleeson set for Déise start, while Callanan, Noel McGrath and 'Bubbles' among the Tipp absentees

Feb 17th 2017, 8:43 PM 10,090 Views 4 Comments

Derek McGrath and Michael Ryan have named their respective sides for the league tie.

# derek-mcgrath - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Gleeson wanted break from Waterford after debut year, McGrath changed his mind
# Déise Star
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# Déise Star

Gleeson wanted break from Waterford after debut year, McGrath changed his mind

Nov 17th 2016, 6:30 AM 9,296 Views 0 Comments

Two years ago, Gleeson told Derek McGrath he wanted to step away from the Waterford panel.

# derek-mcgrath - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Loughnane, Spillane, Fenton and McGrath all honoured for their GAA exploits last night
# Leading Lights
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# Leading Lights

Loughnane, Spillane, Fenton and McGrath all honoured for their GAA exploits last night

Oct 29th 2016, 6:30 AM 5,707 Views 4 Comments

The inter-county stars were honoured by Ireland’s leading GAA journalists.

# derek-mcgrath - Friday 28 October, 2016

Davy and Wexford 'a match made in heaven', Tipp hurling strength and Waterford's U21 success
# Derek Mcgrath
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# Derek Mcgrath

Davy and Wexford 'a match made in heaven', Tipp hurling strength and Waterford's U21 success

Oct 28th 2016, 6:30 AM 7,404 Views 0 Comments

The Waterford senior boss reflects on the past season.

# derek-mcgrath - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'Devastation because these chances don't come along too often' - Waterford miss out
# Deise Heartbreak
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# Deise Heartbreak

'Devastation because these chances don't come along too often' - Waterford miss out

Aug 14th 2016, 2:44 PM 6,707 Views 1 Comment

Derek McGrath reflected with regrets on the outcome in Thurles last night.

# derek-mcgrath - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Derek McGrath: 'It was heroic. It was epic. They gave everything inside their soul.'
# Close But No Cigar
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# Close But No Cigar

Derek McGrath: 'It was heroic. It was epic. They gave everything inside their soul.'

Aug 7th 2016, 7:27 PM 6,474 Views 3 Comments

The Waterford manager nearly saw his side claim a momentous win.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 25 July, 2016

'It felt horrible, horrible to the lads, but a bit of perspective is needed too'
# Fighting Talk
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# Fighting Talk

'It felt horrible, horrible to the lads, but a bit of perspective is needed too'

Jul 25th 2016, 12:06 PM 5,135 Views 3 Comments

Derek McGrath was speaking about the aftermath of Waterford Munster final hammering to Tipperary.

# derek-mcgrath - Friday 22 July, 2016

Derek McGrath sends the same Waterford 15 back into battle after Tipp nightmare
# We Go Again
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# We Go Again

Derek McGrath sends the same Waterford 15 back into battle after Tipp nightmare

Jul 22nd 2016, 11:11 PM 6,655 Views 6 Comments

Wexford make one change for Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-final in Semple Stadium.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 11 July, 2016

'Extremely disappointing' and 'gut-wrenching' but Waterford won't dump sweeper system
# Dark Day
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# Dark Day

'Extremely disappointing' and 'gut-wrenching' but Waterford won't dump sweeper system

Jul 11th 2016, 5:00 PM 8,050 Views 7 Comments

Waterford boss Derek McGrath has been reflecting on his team’s Gaelic Grounds collapse.

# derek-mcgrath - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Planning around the Euros and letting players have 'a few pints' - Waterford boss Derek McGrath
# Switching Off
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# Switching Off

Planning around the Euros and letting players have 'a few pints' - Waterford boss Derek McGrath

Jul 6th 2016, 4:34 PM 7,003 Views 8 Comments

The Deise boss believes in letting his players enjoy wins.

# derek-mcgrath - Thursday 2 June, 2016

'I wouldn't be sure if we had 50 supporters in Limerick' - Waterford's hurling rise in 16 months
# They've Come A Long Way
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# They've Come A Long Way

'I wouldn't be sure if we had 50 supporters in Limerick' - Waterford's hurling rise in 16 months

Jun 2nd 2016, 12:05 AM 7,271 Views 1 Comment

Derek McGrath reflects on the progress of his side before their meeting with Clare.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 9 May, 2016

'I thought it was a mistake on Diarmuid's behalf' - Waterford boss on late free
# Big Call
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# Big Call

'I thought it was a mistake on Diarmuid's behalf' - Waterford boss on late free

May 9th 2016, 11:56 AM 9,350 Views 25 Comments

Should Tony Kelly have been awarded a free? Derek McGrath didn’t think so.

# derek-mcgrath - Friday 6 May, 2016

One change for Waterford ahead of Sunday's replay but Maurice Shanahan is once again kept in reserve
# Team News
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# Team News

One change for Waterford ahead of Sunday's replay but Maurice Shanahan is once again kept in reserve

May 6th 2016, 9:24 PM 7,764 Views 13 Comments

Tom Devine replaces Colin Dunford at corner forward

# derek-mcgrath - Friday 29 April, 2016

Fitzgerald admits 'love' for McGrath's Waterford work but warns that league final may not be pretty
# Respect
From The42
# Respect

Fitzgerald admits 'love' for McGrath's Waterford work but warns that league final may not be pretty

Apr 29th 2016, 7:25 AM 4,669 Views 3 Comments

‘It won’t be a massively open’ league decider, according to the Banner boss.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 18 April, 2016

'It can be a noose around your neck' - McGrath happy to see Waterford back among the goals
# Trigger Happy
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# Trigger Happy

'It can be a noose around your neck' - McGrath happy to see Waterford back among the goals

Apr 18th 2016, 7:00 PM 3,355 Views 0 Comments

Three second half goals were vital in seeing off Limerick in Thurles.

# derek-mcgrath - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Limerick's big test, Clare's progress, relentless Kilkenny and Waterford blueprint
# Talking Points
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# Talking Points

Limerick's big test, Clare's progress, relentless Kilkenny and Waterford blueprint

Apr 16th 2016, 6:00 PM 5,956 Views 2 Comments

Some championship clues will be provided at Semple Stadium in Sunday’s mouthwatering Allianz Hurling League semi-final double header.

# derek-mcgrath - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

'We're trying to manage the talk about it' - Derek McGrath on Waterford's goal drought
# Short Supply
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# Short Supply

'We're trying to manage the talk about it' - Derek McGrath on Waterford's goal drought

Apr 13th 2016, 9:04 AM 4,009 Views 9 Comments

Déise face Limerick on Sunday as they bid for back-to-back hurling league titles.

# derek-mcgrath - Friday 1 April, 2016

10 changes for Waterford hurlers as Déise recall big guns for Wexford quarter-final
# All Change
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# All Change

10 changes for Waterford hurlers as Déise recall big guns for Wexford quarter-final

Apr 1st 2016, 10:25 PM 6,359 Views 0 Comments

Just five players who started against Galway last time out are retained in Derek McGrath’s starting line-up.

# derek-mcgrath - Friday 18 March, 2016

3 newcomers as Waterford make 10 changes for game against Galway
# Deise
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# Deise

3 newcomers as Waterford make 10 changes for game against Galway

Mar 18th 2016, 9:24 PM 7,784 Views 1 Comment

Derek McGrath has given several squad players the chance to impress.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 7 March, 2016

'There’s a always a doubt when you’re coming to a place you associate with drubbings over the years'
# Déise Delight
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# Déise Delight

'There’s a always a doubt when you’re coming to a place you associate with drubbings over the years'

Mar 7th 2016, 8:26 AM 5,671 Views 1 Comment

Waterford stay unbeaten after yesterday’s significant win over Tipperary.

# derek-mcgrath - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Big guns back as Waterford make 14 changes for Limerick clash tonight
# Deise Return
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# Deise Return

Big guns back as Waterford make 14 changes for Limerick clash tonight

Jan 19th 2016, 4:57 PM 7,684 Views 4 Comments

Austin Gleeson, Maurice Shanahan and Kevin Moran amongst those who return.

# derek-mcgrath - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Waterford boss McGrath continues to experiment after naming side to face Clare on Sunday
# Young Lads
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# Young Lads

Waterford boss McGrath continues to experiment after naming side to face Clare on Sunday

Jan 14th 2016, 11:47 AM 6,171 Views 1 Comment

Carriganore is the venue for next Sunday afternoon’s tie.

# derek-mcgrath - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Waterford call on big names for season opener
# BIG GUNS
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# BIG GUNS

Waterford call on big names for season opener

Jan 9th 2016, 3:46 PM 5,940 Views 0 Comments

Derek McGrath has included the likes of Maurice Shanahan, Noel Connors and Colin Dunford in his line-up.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 14 December, 2015

'The day we think we're in the company of Tipperary and Kilkenny is the day we'll perish' - Derek McGrath
# Deise
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# Deise

'The day we think we're in the company of Tipperary and Kilkenny is the day we'll perish' - Derek McGrath

Dec 14th 2015, 12:23 PM 9,098 Views 2 Comments

The Waterford boss has been reflecting on 2015.