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#derek mcgrath

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 26 August, 2019

Derek McGrath in talks with Laois over minor hurling coaching role

McGrath is set to meet Laois chiefs in the coming days but nothing has been agreed yet.

# derek-mcgrath - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

McGrath on possible Waterford return, interest in managing another county and Sunday Game 'regrets'

Derek McGrath refused to rule out the prospect of returning to the Deise job.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 20 May, 2019

'If that's a yellow card we might as well give it up' - Ex-Waterford boss slams Gleeson sending off Bad Call This post contains videos

'If that's a yellow card we might as well give it up' - Ex-Waterford boss slams Gleeson sending off

The Waterford player was dismissed with two yellow cards in their Munster SHC clash with Tipperary.

# derek-mcgrath - Friday 3 May, 2019

'They’re giving the public what they want' - Sunday Game pundit backs hurling-heavy schedule

Derek McGrath believes RTÉ made the right decision to televise nine Munster SHC games this summer.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 4 March, 2019

Derek McGrath: 'The Newbridge or nowhere stance was probably an epiphany moment for all of us'

The former Waterford boss on last week’s news that Walsh Park will be available for them this summer.

# derek-mcgrath - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'Lovely fella, so down to earth' - Ex-Waterford boss gives coaching masterclass before All-Ireland final

Derek McGrath took the Gailltír camogie club for a guest session ahead of their All-Ireland final this weekend.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 17 September, 2018

Waterford confirm new hurling and football managers for 2019

Pauric Fanning and Benji Whelan have been appointed to the respective roles.

# derek-mcgrath - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

McGrath open to returning as Déise hurling boss

After stepping down this month, McGrath sees the appeal of coming back when the squad’s young leaders are hitting their peak.

# derek-mcgrath - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

In praise of Derek - 'He was like a father figure in that regard, trying to steer you on the right path'

Waterford forward Brian O’Halloran salutes their departing manager Derek McGrath.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 18 June, 2018

'This team will be forever ingrained in my heart': Derek McGrath steps down as Déise hurling boss

‘After five thoroughly enjoyable years working with the most committed, dedicated, honest and genuine players to represent our county’.

Derek McGrath: 'I will give myself some time, I don’t have a story for you today on it'

Waterford’s 2018 campaign concluded in Semple Stadium yesterday.

# derek-mcgrath - Sunday 3 June, 2018

'We don’t want any discussion about referee’s decisions' - Waterford boss looking ahead

There was plenty controversy over Tipperary’s second goal but Derek McGrath is focusing on the upcoming challenges.

Here's the controversial 'goal' that helped Tipp snatch a draw and left Waterford fans furious Drama This post contains videos

Here's the controversial 'goal' that helped Tipp snatch a draw and left Waterford fans furious

Austin Gleeson fumbled the sliotar – but TV replays suggested that it never crossed the line.

# derek-mcgrath - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Defensive pair out for months with broken bones as Waterford's hurling injury crisis deepens

Tadhg de Búrca and Barry Coughlan both suffered serious injuries in last Sunday’s game in Ennis.

# derek-mcgrath - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Waterford's affinity with Mayo, the anonymity for players based in Dublin and league struggles

Derek McGrath is back plotting Waterford’s fortunes for a fifth season.

Waterford boss confirms key forward set to miss entire 2018 season

Derek McGrath hasn’t been able to persuade Shane Bennett back to the Deise setup.

# derek-mcgrath - Saturday 27 January, 2018

9 of Waterford's All-Ireland team to face Wexford as Limerick hand out 3 league debuts

Derek McGrath and John Kiely take their sides into league action tomorrow.

# derek-mcgrath - Monday 22 January, 2018

Injury setbacks for Waterford's Devine and O'Keeffe while hope not lost of Bennett playing in 2018

Derek McGrath’s side start their league campaign against Wexford on Sunday.

# derek-mcgrath - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Staying on! A 16th season beckons in 2018 for Waterford senior hurling veteran

Michael Walsh started out with Waterford in 2003.

# 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.

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