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# derek-mcgrath - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'We’ll go all in for 2018 and see how it goes': Derek McGrath ready for one more crack at Liam

McGrath has confirmed he’ll remain in charge of Waterford for 2018.

# derek-mcgrath - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

The challenge for McGrath and Waterford hurlers as they aim to take final step in 2018

The Waterford hurling manager has committed again to their cause for 2018.

Derek McGrath to stay in charge of Waterford hurlers for a fifth season

The manager’s future had been uncertain in the wake of the heartbreaking All-Ireland final loss to Galway.

# derek-mcgrath - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'It’s still raw, hugely disappointing' - Coping with Waterford's All-Ireland setback

Captain Kevin Moran on the loss to Galway and the future of his manager.

# derek-mcgrath - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Derek McGrath criticises RTÉ for Up For The Match sketch with sweeping brushes

“It was disappointing to see the ball being passed from brush to brush on national television.”

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 4 September, 2017

'He’s the best team player that’s ever played for Waterford – simple as'

Derek McGrath lauded Michael Brick Walsh after yesterday’s final.

# derek-mcgrath - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Waterford boss McGrath 'overcome with pride' despite All-Ireland final heartbreak

“Moral victories are probably gone in Waterford. It’s so hard to get back here again.”

# derek-mcgrath - Thursday 31 August, 2017

53 scores, a late winning goal and a club classic that binds the Galway and Waterford bosses

Mícheal Donoghue and Derek McGrath were on opposite sides for the 2011 All-Ireland club semi-final.

# derek-mcgrath - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Derek and Dan, the sideline combo guiding Waterford - 'He is a fine fella, a witty, funny fella'

Their hurling relationship stretches back 23 years.

Great footage of Derek McGrath and Micheál Donoghue in opposition in the 1992 minor final Flashback This post contains videos

Great footage of Derek McGrath and Micheál Donoghue in opposition in the 1992 minor final

“How many fingers am I holding up?”

# derek-mcgrath - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Waterford won't appeal Conor Gleeson suspension for All-Ireland final with Galway

The defender will miss the clash on 3 September.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 14 August, 2017

Waterford a bridge too far for Cork but they can reflect on plenty good work in 2017

The Rebels have bowed out but can reflect on major progress.

25 years on from playing in minor final, Waterford and Galway bosses to face off in senior decider

Derek McGrath and Micheal Donoghue cross paths once more.

# derek-mcgrath - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Massive day for Waterford, Cork have still made progress in 2017 and Gleeson in trouble

The42′s columnist John Gardiner looks back at today’s match in Croke Park.

# derek-mcgrath - Saturday 12 August, 2017

'In the case of Waterford fans, it's the hope that sustains them year after year'

Waterford supporter Amy O’Connor on a county’s dream to finally land the Liam MacCarthy Cup.

# derek-mcgrath - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Selection Box - What decisions face Cork and Waterford in picking their teams for Sunday?

Derek McGrath and Kieran Kingston are putting the finishing touches to their preparations.

# derek-mcgrath - Friday 4 August, 2017

Waterford blow as Tadhg de Búrca's appeal rejected in late-night hearing

Sweeper expected to take his case to the DRA ahead of All-Ireland semi-final v Cork.

# derek-mcgrath - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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'

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

Both counties face league quarter-finals this weekend.

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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.'

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'

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

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