For the third year in a row we are delighted to welcome on board Treacy’s Hotel Waterford and Spirit Leisure Centre as our Senior Hurling Sponsors for 2017. Treacy’s Hotel and Spirit Leisure Centre are long established locally owned family businesses in Waterford ideally located on the Quay. We would ask all our members to support when they can and members can avail of special discounts on production of your 2016 membership card, please see the special flyer for all discounts.
Looking back on 2016 Sion started out the campaign badly with losses against Fourmilewater and Roanmore, following the long summer break due to Waterford’s extended run in the All Ireland Championship they got back on track with a win over Cappoquin, another good victory over Abbeyside followed with Evan Curran making his mark on the senior scene scoring 3-04, a nervy draw against Tallow in Leamybrien ensured quarter final meeting with old rivals De La Salle.
In a cracking quarter final there was nothing between the sides after extra time and a replay was needed, in the replay Sion finally played to their potential seeing off the Cleaboy men to earn a semi final place against Ballygunner.
The semi final didn’t live up to it’s billing as Ballygunner were too strong for Sion as they marched on their way to a third County championship in three years.
In the League/Sargent cup we had some good wins with a number of players getting their chance to impress the management.
Overall this was a year with many challenges but with some positive points and with a young squad who can build on the experience for 2017.
Following the end of the season Ken and his team have decided to call it a day and at the AGM Nicholas Mackey was ratified as the new Senior manager, best wishes to Nicholas, Philly, Jim and Michael as they take on the challenge for 2017.
|Fixtures subject to progress of Waterford Senior Team|
|April 15th||Mount Sion||Fourmilewater||7-30pm||Fraher Field|
|April 23rd||Mount Sion||Roanmore||3.30pm||Walsh Park|
|W/E June 25th||Mount Sion||Passage||TBC||Walsh Park|
|W/E August 13th||Mount Sion||Portlaw||TBC||TBC|
|W/E August 28th||Mount Sion||Lismore||TBC||TBC|
|Date and Venue may change|
|25 March||Mount Sion||Passage||5.00pm||Mount Sion|
|20 May||Mount Sion||Ballygunner||7-30pm||Ballygunner|
|17 June||Mount Sion||Ballygunner||7.30pm||Tallow|
|25 June||Mount Sion||Fourmilewater||7,30pm||Mount Sion|
|08 July||Mount Sion||Ballyduff Upper||7.30pm||Mount Sion|
Team Officials Information
Manager: Nicholas Mackey
Selectors: Michael Flanagan, Philly Flynn, Jim Greene
First Aid: Vinnie O’Neill
Team Secretary: Ciaran Sheridan
The 2017 panel will be announced in the new year.
Please contact Nicholas Mackey for training times.