Fifty-two people packed into Derek McGrath's house last night for a party that he'll never forget.
McGrath had just announced that he was stepping away from his role as Waterford senior hurling manager and he asked a few mates around to say farewell:
"The plan was to have all of them over to the house last night, including the backroom team," he told RTE. "We had a bit of a sing-song, we had a few pints
"There were 52 of us there, including 30 players. Three players, Philip [Mahony], Darragh [Fives] and Tadhg [de Burca] went to Australia Monday morning and couldn't make it.
"It was very emotional, we were reminiscing on things. We have always said, even if it sounds a bit corny, part of our whole ethos is to make memories, good or bad. Last night will live with me forever."Tweet