Dean Hayes

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Dean covers Waterford United and, due to a challenge from Gareth, writes in an increasingly Gonzo style. Having found himself with a considerable surplus of a culinary herb, Dean founded sister 'site some years ago. He can be annoyed @DeanGHayes.

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Macron Galway Cup 2017 - Final Day Review

The Macron Galway Cup 2017 has ended. Goodbye to the rugged West, to the rolling Corrib, to Gort na Coiribe, to The Wagon Wheel with Valerie Hughes on Galway Bay FM…

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Macron Galway Cup Review - Day Two & Three

There is something unreal about Drom, the home of Salthill Devon, and the annual Macron Galway Cup. The sullen vistas drawing the eye in every direction appear to locate the four neighbouring pitches and adjacent clubhouse in a west of ...

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Macron Galway Cup Day One: Duffer presses habits and Colorado play squad number bingo

The Macron Galway Cup kicked off today with the four pristine pitches at Salthill Devon’s Drom complex resplendent in August sunshine.

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Liverpool U21 boss in positive mood following Irish friendlies

Liverpool Under-21 manager, Michael Beale, spoke positively about his team’s Irish start to their pre-season preparations following a convincing 6-0 victory over Waterford United at the RSC last Friday evening. The ex-Chelsea coach believes that these semi-regular trips across the ...

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Friendly Report: Waterford United 0-6 Liverpool XI

A Liverpool XI defeated Waterford United 6-0 at the RSC on Friday evening. A goal apiece from Jack Dunn, Ryan McLaughlin, Sergi Canos, and Sam Hart, as well as a brace from Samed Yesil, earned the Reds a convincing victory ...

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Roddy Returns - "I love winning" caught up with Roddy Collins on his return to management following Waterford's 3-1 win over Cabinteely.

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League Report: Waterford United 3 - 1 Cabinteely FC

The Roddy Collins era got off to a winning start as Waterford United picked up their first three points at home all season with a 3-1 defeat of Cabinteely at the RSC on Friday night.

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League Report: Waterford United 1 - 1 Cobh Ramblers

Waterford United and Cobh Ramblers played out a dispiriting 1-1 draw at the RSC on Friday night. After a first half which will live long in infamy, a header apiece from Willie John Kiely and Rob Waters earned both sides ...

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League Report: Waterford United 2 - 2 Shelbourne

Shelbourne came from two goals down to draw against Waterford United at the RSC on Friday night. Late goals from Gareth Coughlan and Craig Walsh cancelled out two first-half strikes by Willie John Kiely and Brian Nolan in what proved ...

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League Report: Waterford United 0 - 2 Finn Harps

Ten-man Waterford United slumped to their first defeat of the season, at the RSC on Friday night, as Damien McNulty’s first-half header and Gareth Harkin’s late goal won all three points for Finn Harps.

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Griffin Hails Blue Bloods

Waterford United manager Tommy Griffin acknowledged in his first programme notes of the season the “young, new-look Blues.”

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League Report: Waterford United 1 - 1 Athlone Town

Waterford United and Athlone Town opened up their First Division campaigns with a 1-1 draw at the RSC on Friday night.

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Friendly: Waterford United 0 - 3 Sligo Rovers

Sligo Rovers ultimately eased to a 3-0 victory against a hard-working Waterford United at the RSC, courtesy of a first-half goal from Dinny Corcoran and strikes from Daniel Ledwith and new-boy Morten Nielsen in the final twenty minutes.

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Is it time to play the Wildcard?

You can make two transfers this week with no penalty applied to your score total. That’s all well and good, but what if it turns out your entire team was selected in a gin-fuelled haze?

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This is Us (Being bad at Fantasy Football)

I'm writing this week's column on my own laptop. If that seems like the sort of information best left on the cutting room floor - the inclusion of which serves only as a damning indictment on the quality of the ...

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