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Wednesday, 15th May 2013

Day 1 of the County Waterford Juvenile and Junior Championships were held at the Complex in Kilmacow on Sunday as the RSC was unavailable due to new track being laid and it was a very successful fixture, While Waterford AC and Ferrybank AC captured the major share of the spoils West Waterford Tramore, KCK and An Ghaeltacht/Ard Mhor did well also.Trebles were recorded by Tholm Reddy West Waterford u 18 and Jack Corcoran Waterford AC under 10 , doubles were had by Cormac Mc Cann u 16, Paul Murphy u 18, Mollie Huthinson u 14 , Tom Gallagher u 13, Paula Igwee u 11, Richard Lucas junior all Ferrybank, Niamh Brenner u 9, Sarah Jacob u 12 Victory Eddy u 11 all three Waterford AC, Ellen Boylan KCK u 10. The County Board wish to thank the Kilmacow Complex Committee

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Wednesday, 15th May 2013

Day 1 of the County Waterford Juvenile and Junior Championships were held at the Complex in Kilmacow on Sunday as the RSC was unavailable due to new track being laid and it was a very successful fixture, While Waterford AC and Ferrybank AC captured the major share of the spoils West Waterford Tramore, KCK and An Ghaeltacht/Ard Mhor did well also.Trebles were recorded by Tholm Reddy West Waterford u 18 and Jack Corcoran Waterford AC under 10 , doubles were had by Cormac Mc Cann u 16, Paul Murphy u 18, Mollie Huthinson u 14 , Tom Gallagher u 13, Paula Igwee u 11, Richard Lucas junior all Ferrybank, Niamh Brenner u 9, Sarah Jacob u 12 Victory Eddy u 11 all three Waterford AC, Ellen Boylan KCK u 10. The County Board wish to thank the Kilmacow Complex Committee

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Wednesday, 15th May 2013

By Gene Hourihan

Fenor road bowling followers were treated to an awesome display by two of the top exponents of the game, Armagh' s Thomas Mackle and Cork' s Martin Coppinger on Sunday last. The two competitors graciously accepted the Waterford club' s open day invitation, to show case their skills and they certainly didn' t disappoint in this well anticipated exhibition score. With a stake of €2,300, the score started at the Church gate and after three good opening throws over the starting straight both players were virtually tied at the bottom of Sonny' s hill, a new record for this stretch of road. From there on it was neck and neck, with both players giving it their all up Sonny' s hill and reaching Currans in another two throws.

Local bowlers noted with interest the two competitors approach to the

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Wednesday, 15th May 2013

By Gene Hourihan

Fenor road bowling followers were treated to an awesome display by two of the top exponents of the game, Armagh' s Thomas Mackle and Cork' s Martin Coppinger on Sunday last. The two competitors graciously accepted the Waterford club' s open day invitation, to show case their skills and they certainly didn' t disappoint in this well anticipated exhibition score. With a stake of €2,300, the score started at the Church gate and after three good opening throws over the starting straight both players were virtually tied at the bottom of Sonny' s hill, a new record for this stretch of road. From there on it was neck and neck, with both players giving it their all up Sonny' s hill and reaching Currans in another two throws.

Local bowlers noted with interest the two competitors approach to the

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Wednesday, 15th May 2013

GAA notes by The Villager

Unfortunately due to tragic circumstances both the Dungarvan versus Passage and the Ballyduff Upper and Lismore games down for decision in the JJ Kavanagh Senior Hurling Championship had to be postponed. However, the four games that were completed did confirm the good form of a number of the fancied outfits. Reigning kingpins De La Salle were much too strong for 2012 Intermediate champions An Rinn and came through on a 4-18 to 0-12 scoreline. Following goals from Jake Dillon and Dean Twomey the Stephen Street outfit led 2-9 to 0-4 at the break and never looked in danger. The other game in Group One also saw Fourmilewater retain their 100% record as they beat Tallow 2-12 to 0-13 in a game that was pretty close throughout. Two goals from minor star Jamie Barron in the opening

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Wednesday, 15th May 2013

GAA notes by The Villager

Unfortunately due to tragic circumstances both the Dungarvan versus Passage and the Ballyduff Upper and Lismore games down for decision in the JJ Kavanagh Senior Hurling Championship had to be postponed. However, the four games that were completed did confirm the good form of a number of the fancied outfits. Reigning kingpins De La Salle were much too strong for 2012 Intermediate champions An Rinn and came through on a 4-18 to 0-12 scoreline. Following goals from Jake Dillon and Dean Twomey the Stephen Street outfit led 2-9 to 0-4 at the break and never looked in danger. The other game in Group One also saw Fourmilewater retain their 100% record as they beat Tallow 2-12 to 0-13 in a game that was pretty close throughout. Two goals from minor star Jamie Barron in the opening

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Wednesday, 15th May 2013

mervue united 2 - 1 waterford united

Waterford United turned in a rather harmless display in Fahy's Field on Friday night and as a result they lost to Mervue United for the 4th time in a row and the result saw them slip to third bottom from the second tier league. This was as bad as it gets for the local side and this defeat was hard to stomach.

It took the home side less than four minutes into the game to take the lead when Gary Shanahan skipped down the right channel before putting the ball on the head of the unmarked Ryan Manning at the back post and he just couldn't miss heading past a helpless Craig Hyland from six yards.

The Blues should have levelled matters less than six minutes later when Paudie Quinn sent Darragh Walshe clear on goal

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Wednesday, 15th May 2013

mervue united 2 - 1 waterford united

Waterford United turned in a rather harmless display in Fahy's Field on Friday night and as a result they lost to Mervue United for the 4th time in a row and the result saw them slip to third bottom from the second tier league. This was as bad as it gets for the local side and this defeat was hard to stomach.

It took the home side less than four minutes into the game to take the lead when Gary Shanahan skipped down the right channel before putting the ball on the head of the unmarked Ryan Manning at the back post and he just couldn't miss heading past a helpless Craig Hyland from six yards.

The Blues should have levelled matters less than six minutes later when Paudie Quinn sent Darragh Walshe clear on goal

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Tuesday, 7th May 2013

Enjoyable Gala in Douglas

On the 20th of April our A grade swimmers travelled to Douglas in Cork for an enjoyable Gala. Congratulations to all our swimmers who took part and swam well for the Club. Jai Tuohy took 2 silvers in the 200m and 100m backcrawl events. Odhran Savage swam well to take silver in the 100m fly and bronze in the 200m freestyle. They all continue to train hard for the upcoming Munster Age Groups in U.L.

The C grade swimmers all put in fine performances at the recent Gala in Fermoy, with many of our swimmers making their B grade times. The club won the coveted Canon Relay Event where they showed great team spirit and the excitement was fantastic. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals were plentiful on the return journey with Splashworld having been called to the podium

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Tuesday, 7th May 2013

Gymstar Jumbo romped to victory

Last Saturdays card showcased heats three and four of the O Mahony Family, Portlaw A4 event, semi-finals of a Novice marathon stake plus the four first round heats of the Remember Billy Ryan and John Davis A3 event.

Running in the first semi-final of the Marathon stake the Tommy Mahony owned Gymstar Jumbo (Crash-Ma Ma Blue) 2/1 made light of the task in hand and despite taking the scenic route throughout this eighty five pounder won a shade cleverly in a smart 40.94. After disposing of the early challenge of Tinahue Summer 'Gymstar' basically freewheeled to a five and a half lengths success over 'Tinahue'.

Upcoming Events

Friday May 10th - Semi-finals of the Hannigan Animal Collection Services A5 (Back graders allowed) Tri Distance Stake (525,550 and 575 yards). Winner 1,000 Euro and Trophy.

Saturday May 11th - Semi-finals of

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    No Gun ControlAs much as you might sympathize with the students and families of those who were at the center of one of the worst high school shootings in Florida last week, you easily get the impression that their deaths were all for naught. There is absolutely no way, following the 17 deaths at this shooting, that the law makers in America will bring in legislation that will see the curbing of gun use and gun ownership in that country. It is just not the American way.In actual fact if past histor …

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