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Reading lesson for Déise stars

Waterford hurlers to visit Coca-cola Championship side next week.

Image: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

WATERFORD HURLING BOSS Davy Fitzgerald will try to tap into the coaching expertise of Reading FC when he leads a delegation to the Madejski Stadium.

The Déise are the latest GAA outfit to travel cross-channel in a bid to earn an edge on their championship rivals. Dublin’s footballers recently visited Celtic while Kilkenny officials met with Pat Rice and Steve Bould at Arsenal’s training complex recently.

Paul Keane writes in today’s Irish Daily Mail: “Waterford will travel over the weekend after next, which is free in the Allianz Hurling League to fine tune their preparation for the championship.”

The Royals have strong Irish connections with a strike partnership of Shane Long and Noel Hunt as well as boss Brian McDermott on the bench.

Read more in Paul Keane’s article in the print edition of the Irish Daily Mail>

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