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#Ken McGrath

# ken-mcgrath - Friday 2 July, 2021

'There were a couple of games I turned off and I've never turned a hurling game off in my life'
# Ken McGrath
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# Ken McGrath

'There were a couple of games I turned off and I've never turned a hurling game off in my life'

Jul 2nd 2021, 6:45 AM 28,614 Views 5 Comments

Waterford great Ken McGrath on the current state of hurling, Austin Gleeson, and how Christian Eriksen’s on-field collapse showed ‘how fragile life is’.

# ken-mcgrath - Saturday 22 August, 2020

'Some of the stuff was over the top' - Waterford great Ken McGrath on recent Austin Gleeson criticism
# Deise
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# Deise

'Some of the stuff was over the top' - Waterford great Ken McGrath on recent Austin Gleeson criticism

Aug 22nd 2020, 12:52 PM 12,114 Views 12 Comments

The 2016 Hurler of the Year has been sent off twice in recent weeks.

# ken-mcgrath - Friday 8 May, 2020

'Look, would it soften not having an All-Ireland? At times it does and at times it doesn't'
# Warriors
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# Warriors

'Look, would it soften not having an All-Ireland? At times it does and at times it doesn't'

May 8th 2020, 10:08 AM 16,455 Views 7 Comments

Waterford’s Ken McGrath is this week’s guest on our GAA podcast Warriors.

# ken-mcgrath - Monday 10 June, 2019

'It's nearly sad that we got beat by 13 points and Waterford people are half-happy'
# Tough Times
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# Tough Times

'It's nearly sad that we got beat by 13 points and Waterford people are half-happy'

Jun 10th 2019, 6:15 PM 9,923 Views 1 Comment

Ken McGrath says the Déise are ‘under a bit of pressure’ after shipping another defeat in the Munster SHC.

# ken-mcgrath - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Waterford legends McGrath and Browne both set to get involved in Fitzgibbon Cup management
# Deise Duo
From The42
# Deise Duo

Waterford legends McGrath and Browne both set to get involved in Fitzgibbon Cup management

Sep 21st 2017, 4:13 PM 10,917 Views 3 Comments

The Mount Sion pair are to take up roles with the WIT side.

# ken-mcgrath - Friday 1 September, 2017

'At times he can do a few rash things...I was like that myself when I was playing'
# Clubmates
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# Clubmates

'At times he can do a few rash things...I was like that myself when I was playing'

Sep 1st 2017, 7:00 AM 7,059 Views 0 Comments

Ken McGrath sees similarities between his temperament and that of Deise star Austin Gleeson.

# ken-mcgrath - Friday 16 June, 2017

'We're in that top level, pushing for an All-Ireland' - legend McGrath on Waterford hopes
# Déise Days
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# Déise Days

'We're in that top level, pushing for an All-Ireland' - legend McGrath on Waterford hopes

Jun 16th 2017, 10:13 AM 4,490 Views 2 Comments

Ken McGrath believes Derek McGrath’s Déise are serious Liam MacCarthy Cup contenders.

# ken-mcgrath - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'We did as much hurling as Cork but they had the All-Irelands to show for it'
# Nostalgia
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# Nostalgia

'We did as much hurling as Cork but they had the All-Irelands to show for it'

Dec 29th 2016, 7:00 AM 6,197 Views 2 Comments

Ken McGrath discusses Waterford’s intense rivalry with Cork and ponders what lies ahead for both counties.

# ken-mcgrath - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'Every county needs a game like that 2004 Munster final, something to get the blood pumping'
# Ken McGrath
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# Ken McGrath

'Every county needs a game like that 2004 Munster final, something to get the blood pumping'

Dec 22nd 2016, 3:00 PM 10,958 Views 7 Comments

An extract from Ken McGrath’s book ‘Hand On Heart’ looks back at the epic 2004 Munster hurling final.

# ken-mcgrath - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Ken McGrath feels like 'one of the lucky ones' despite his 2014 health scare
# Hand On Heart
From The42
# Hand On Heart

Ken McGrath feels like 'one of the lucky ones' despite his 2014 health scare

Oct 23rd 2016, 10:00 AM 17,508 Views 5 Comments

The Waterford hurling legend has now made a full recovery from the open heart surgery he underwent.

# ken-mcgrath - Thursday 20 October, 2016

'We had enough chances... 15 years playing so we have only ourselves to blame'
# Final Hurdle
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# Final Hurdle

'We had enough chances... 15 years playing so we have only ourselves to blame'

Oct 20th 2016, 5:00 PM 31,983 Views 10 Comments

Ken McGrath never tasted All-Ireland success but he believes Waterford’s current side can end a 58-year wait.

# ken-mcgrath - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Hand On Heart - Waterford hurling great McGrath to release book
# Deise Hero
From The42
# Deise Hero

Hand On Heart - Waterford hurling great McGrath to release book

Aug 31st 2016, 12:32 PM 5,840 Views 6 Comments

The Mount Sion man will release the story of his life in mid-October.

# ken-mcgrath - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

'If I tried a sideline cut, I’d probably hit myself on the ankles'
# Heir Apparent
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# Heir Apparent

'If I tried a sideline cut, I’d probably hit myself on the ankles'

Mar 8th 2016, 12:05 AM 11,609 Views 1 Comment

Ken McGrath’s a big fan of Austin Gleeson but reckons his heir apparent can do things that he couldn’t.

# ken-mcgrath - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

16 reasons why we love Waterford hurling legend Ken McGrath
# Déise Star
From The42
# Déise Star

16 reasons why we love Waterford hurling legend Ken McGrath

Feb 23rd 2016, 4:30 PM 13,818 Views 11 Comments

The former Déise star is next up on Laochra Gael.

# ken-mcgrath - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Have Cabinteely offered Eva Carneiro a job? It's the sporting tweets of the week!
# Tweets Of The Week
From The42
# Tweets Of The Week

Have Cabinteely offered Eva Carneiro a job? It's the sporting tweets of the week!

Aug 16th 2015, 10:30 AM 7,847 Views 0 Comments

The best sporting offerings from the last seven days on Twitter.

# ken-mcgrath - Monday 8 December, 2014

Ken McGrath has got a hurling manager role with his Waterford club next year
# Gaffer
From The42
# Gaffer

Ken McGrath has got a hurling manager role with his Waterford club next year

Dec 8th 2014, 11:40 AM 4,692 Views 1 Comment

The Deise legend has been appointed the boss of Mount Sion in 2015.

# ken-mcgrath - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Sean Óg, Dan, DJ and Donal Óg amongst hurling stars to play in Ken McGrath benefit match
# Great Cause
From The42
# Great Cause

Sean Óg, Dan, DJ and Donal Óg amongst hurling stars to play in Ken McGrath benefit match

Jun 25th 2014, 5:17 PM 5,931 Views 3 Comments

The charity match takes place in Walsh Park this Friday night.

# ken-mcgrath - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Ken McGrath felt like he'd been 'hit by a bus' after surgery but he's on the road to recovery
# Deise Legend
From The42
# Deise Legend

Ken McGrath felt like he'd been 'hit by a bus' after surgery but he's on the road to recovery

Jun 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 3,556 Views 1 Comment

A benefit game is taking place on June 27th in aid of the Waterford hurling legend.

# ken-mcgrath - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Snapshot: Ken McGrath was at Thurles today, as he recovers from open-heart surgery
# Out And About
From The42
# Out And About

Snapshot: Ken McGrath was at Thurles today, as he recovers from open-heart surgery

May 25th 2014, 7:57 PM 5,913 Views 4 Comments

The former hurling star watched on as Waterford drew with Cork this afternoon.

# ken-mcgrath - Saturday 10 May, 2014

How good a hurler was Waterford's Ken McGrath? Browne, Mullane and Hartley reveal all
# Deise Deity
From The42
# Deise Deity

How good a hurler was Waterford's Ken McGrath? Browne, Mullane and Hartley reveal all

May 10th 2014, 10:30 AM 7,175 Views 10 Comments

A benefit challenge match is being organised for the Deise legend on June 27th.

# ken-mcgrath - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Allstar hurling game to be held in aid of Ken McGrath as he recovers from heart surgery
# Deise Legend
From The42
# Deise Legend

Allstar hurling game to be held in aid of Ken McGrath as he recovers from heart surgery

May 8th 2014, 10:06 PM 14,683 Views 13 Comments

Brian Cody and Davy Fitzgerald will manage the respective Leinster and Munster selections.

# ken-mcgrath - Friday 19 July, 2013

Friday Legend Focus: 10 questions for Waterford’s Ken McGrath
# Deise
From The42
# Deise

Friday Legend Focus: 10 questions for Waterford’s Ken McGrath

Jul 19th 2013, 7:20 AM 3,433 Views 3 Comments

Brian Corcoran, Andy Murray, the 2004 Munster final and the Tour De France all come up for discussion.

# ken-mcgrath - Sunday 1 April, 2012

What crisis? Dublin hurlers plan to keep calm and carry on
# Ready For War
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# Ready For War

What crisis? Dublin hurlers plan to keep calm and carry on

Apr 1st 2012, 8:02 AM 397 Views 0 Comments

Dublin are facing into a Division 1A relegation play-off but there’s no need to panic, says Dublin forward Ryan O’Dwyer.

# ken-mcgrath - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

The Morning Score: Tuesday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Mar 27th 2012, 9:02 AM 218 Views 0 Comments

Get your day off on the right foot (or the left if you’re Leo Messi). Here’s all the morning’s sports news.

# ken-mcgrath - Monday 26 March, 2012

Waterford set to ratify new backroom duo at meeting tonight
# Deise
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# Deise

Waterford set to ratify new backroom duo at meeting tonight

Mar 26th 2012, 1:12 PM 423 Views 0 Comments

Manager Michael Ryan will be assisted by Seán Cullinane and Ken McGrath following the resignations of Brother Philip Ryan and Nicky Cashin in the last week.

# ken-mcgrath - Friday 23 March, 2012

Welcome home: McGrath joins Waterford backroom team
# Guess Who's Back?
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# Guess Who's Back?

Welcome home: McGrath joins Waterford backroom team

Mar 23rd 2012, 4:05 PM 426 Views 0 Comments

It seems Ken McGrath just couldn’t stay away from inter-county hurling.

# ken-mcgrath - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Who's leading your St Patrick's Day parade this year?
# St Patrick's Day
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# St Patrick's Day

Who's leading your St Patrick's Day parade this year?

Mar 11th 2012, 10:00 AM 4,371 Views 22 Comments

A footballer, a hurler, a politician and a ringmistress… it’s not the start to a bad joke, it’s a list of the people chosen as parade grand marshals around the country.

# ken-mcgrath - Friday 25 March, 2011

Five steps to heaven: how to make a mint this weekend
# Foresight
From The42
# Foresight

Five steps to heaven: how to make a mint this weekend

Mar 25th 2011, 5:37 PM 403 Views 0 Comments

Don’t email me when this doesn’t come in. But here’s how you could turn a fiver into €42879.38.

# ken-mcgrath - Thursday 17 March, 2011

The weekly YouTube chart: because we lost our TV license to the bookies
# Leo Messi
From The42
# Leo Messi

The weekly YouTube chart: because we lost our TV license to the bookies

Mar 17th 2011, 10:35 AM 275 Views 0 Comments

Every week we count down the best in online sports video. Cue Led Zepp’s Whole Lotta Love…

# ken-mcgrath - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

In pictures: Ken McGrath's hurling career
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

In pictures: Ken McGrath's hurling career

Mar 16th 2011, 5:03 PM 998 Views 1 Comment

Ken McGrath announced his retirement today due to injury. We bring you some of the best photos from a career that lasted well over a decade at the top of the game.