Wexford lost to neighbours Waterford in their opening round of the Allianz Football League today…
New permanent Wexford Senior Football manager Shane Roche and the Wexford Senior Footballers did not get their campaign off to winning ways this afternoon.
Waterford defeated Wexford by the minimum in an entertaining game at Chadwicks Wexford Park.
For Wexford, Robbie Brooks, Michael Furlong and Mark Rossitter all played well. Next weekend, Wexford will face Carlow in a must-win Allianz League game, but they’ll be without Michael Furlong after he received a straight-red for a striking action with just seconds remaining in the game.
Wexford: Darragh Brooks; Sam Audsley, Martin O’Connor, Conor Carty; Páraic Hughes, Gavin Sheehan, Michael Furlong (0-02); Liam Coleman, Brian Malone; Alan Tobin, Seán Nolan, Kevin O’Grady (0-01); Ben Brosnan, Robbie Brooks (0-03, 1f), Mark Rossiter (0-08, 5f, 2 ’45).
Subs: Tom Byrne (0-04) for Tobin (25); Conor Swaine for Nolan (39); D. Brooks for Swaine (50); Darragh Lyons for Brosnan (58); Eoin Porter for (63).
Waterford: Paudie Hunt; Seán Boyce, John Elsted, Darach Ó Cathasaigh; Brian Looby (1-00), Michael Curry, Dermot Ryan; Tommy Prendergast, Jason Curry (0-06, 4f, 1 ’45); David Hallinan, Conor Murray (0-04), Mark Cummins; Darragh Corcoran (1-01), Dylan Guiry, Stephen Curry (0-01).
Subs: Michael Kiely for Cummins, (33-35, temp); Kiely for Cummins (HT); Jason Gleeson (0-01) for Hallinan (55); Tholom Guiry for D. Guiry (62); Donal Fitzgerald for Ryan (68); Caoimhín Maguire for J. Curry (70+5); Dave Meehan for Boyce (70+5).
Referee: John Hickey (Carlow).
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