02 Jul 2022

VOTE: Waterford All Time Greats quarter-final line-up revealed

VOTE: Waterford All Time Greats quarter-final line-up revealed

VOTE: Waterford All Time Greats quarter-final line-up revealed

The quarter-final matches in the Waterford All Time Greats series have been finalised following a week of frantic voting in the round of 16. 

A shortlist of 16 has now become eight with some fantastic ties between historical and sporting greats set to take centre stage over the next week. 

Magician Keith Barry will be hoping to work his magic to overcome revolutionary hero Thomas Francis Meagher. Barry overcame 'Clair' singer Gilbert O'Sullivan in the round of 16 while Brendan Bowyer couldn't hucklebuck his way past the might of Meagher.

The second quarter-final sees Waterford hurling legend Michael 'Brick' Walsh taking on 'Ireland's first suffragette' Marguerite Moore. Nationalist icon Moore saw off Mario Rosenstock in the round of 16 while Brick was voted ahead of fellow hurling icon John Keane.

The third match-up is Olympic medallist and Sport Ireland Chief Executive John Treacy against Waterford hurling juggernaut and RTE commentator John Mullane. 

Mullane saw off playwright Teresa Deevy at the last 16 stage while Treacy outran acting royalty in the shape of Anna Manahan to advance. 

Finally, looking for a place in the semi-finals will be former Manchester United and Ireland player John O'Shea and cycling icon Sean Kelly.

Sean Kelly raced clear of Carrie Crowley to make it through the last 16 round while John O'Shea eclipsed Waterford Crystal founders George and William Crowley.

The quarter-final winners will advance to the semi-finals as the process to crown Waterford's All Time Great continues.

You can vote in all four quarter-final ties by clicking on them below:

VOTE: Keith Barry v Thomas Francis Meagher

VOTE: Michael 'Brick' Walsh v Marguerite Moore

VOTE: John Treacy v John Mullane

VOTE: John O'Shea v Sean Kelly

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