Wexford’s Youth Will Absolutely Love Camolin Celtic AFC’s Club Fundraiser

Camolin Celtic AFC's fundraiser will outdo all previous club fundraisers. They're about to bring club fundraisers to a whole new level... https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=10157286012309172&id=131315684171 As a club fundraiser, Camolin Celtic AFC will host an outdoor dance festival, which will include a range of well-known current and former Irish DJ's.  The event will take place on Saturday AND …

Wexford’s Professional Boxer Niall Kennedy Remains Undefeated

Wexford native Niall "Boom Boom" Kennedy fought in one of the biggest fights of his career on Saturday night... A must-win, Kennedy faced 'Brutal' Brendan Barret at Boston's famous TD Garden on the undercard of Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Promotion Bill, a card that also included one of Ireland's biggest boxing stars, Katie Taylor. In the …

Wexford FC Appoint New Manager And Will Be Assisted By LOI Stalwart

Wexford FC have appointed a new manager following a difficult 2018... Wexford Football Club announced today that Brian O'Sullivan will be taking the reigns for the upcoming season - and hopefully, for the continued future. O'Sullivan fills the boots of Damien Locke, following his departure from the football club earlier this year. Waterford native O'Sullivan …

16-Year Old Former Moyne Rangers Player Signs Deal With Frank Lampard’s Derby

Former England international, Chelsea legend and now Derby County manager Frank Lampard has just signed Enniscorthy's football prodigy.  16-year-old Festy Ebosele started off with Moyne Rangers, then progressed to St Joseph's Schoolboys before making a step-up to Bray Wanderers. Speaking to The Independent following Festy's signing, Moyne Rangers' Chairman Kevin Lawlor reckons it's little of a …

Cairde Loch Garman: At The Launch Of The Wexford Race Night

Last night Wexford Weekly reporter, Maria Nolan, was at Wexford Park for the launch of the annual Wexford Supporters Race Night at Enniscorthy Dog Track, which will take place on Thursday 16th August at 8pm. Now under the new logo and new title of Cairde Loch Garman, encompassing both Wexford Supporters Club and Club Wexford …

Another Day And Another Trophy For Upcoming Gorey Rangers Team

The Gorey Rangers first team overcame Shamrock Rovers to win the Wexford Volkswagen Cup on Sunday last.  Yesterday, on Saturday (May 26), the Gorey Rangers second-team competed in the Leinster Junior Shield final. Full time: Gorey Rangers 1-0 Chanel SSC A strike from Gorey Rangers' James Lynch was enough to see the Wexford side over …

North End Secure Wexford League Title Before End Of Season’s Fixtures

North End United are well-used to winning trophies lately...  After remarkably winning the national FAI Junior Cup 5-4 on penalties, North End continued their success with a win over Corach Ramblers on Wednesday evening in Curracloe. Full time:  North End 3-0 Corach Ramblers  Goals on the night were from Paul 'Spot' Murphy, Kyle Dempsey and …

Watch: The Penalty Shootout That Saw North End Crowned Champions

Wexford's North End became FAI Junior Cup champions at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.  An early penalty from Paul 'Spot' Murphy wasn't enough to see the Wexford side over the line. An equaliser by Pike Rovers forced extra time, but the extra half-hour still couldn't separate the two sides. Penalties were needed to find a …

Wexford’s North End Seeking National Glory On The Weekend

Wexford soccer side North End will face Pike Rovers this Saturday, May 12th at 2pm at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.  They'll compete for silverware in the FAI Junior Cup final, a national amateur football cup competition for junior association football clubs in the Republic of Ireland. Fairview Rangers (eight-time winners) and Dublin's Cherry Orchard (seven-time …

Watch: The Cracking Goal That Clinched All-Ireland Glory For Enniscorthy CBS

Enniscorthy CBS played St Joseph's College of Galway in the BOI/FAI Tom Nicher National Junior Cup final today at Homefarm.  The Wexford school emerged victorious after a brilliant team display, but it is Enniscorthy's Kieran Murphy who will gain all the headlines after his cracking volley just before the half-time mark. Check out the sublime finish …

O’Connor Suffers Broken Thumb And Ruled Out For Two Months

It looks like Paul McLoughlin's Wexford Senior footballers will have to plan ahead to their Leinster Championship match without one of their key players.  According to Wexford's renowned sports commentator Liam Spratt, St Martins' Barry O'Connor suffered a badly broken thumb in an u20 challenge game just under two weeks ago. Given a 2-3 month rehabilitation …

Opinion: An All-Ireland Premier League? Here’s How It Could Work

Saturday afternoon. Manchester United vs Liverpool. 64 minutes played in the Premier League game, and out of nowhere a friend ponders aloud “Imagine a hurling league.” It invoked a smart reply: “We already have one… the National Hurling League,” I said. But, he was pondering something completely different. An All-Ireland Hurling League. It got us …

Kevin Doyle Explains How He Got Involved With Wexford GAA U20 Set-Up

"Kevin Doyle now has an advisory role with the Wexford u20 footballers." That's a headline not many GAA folks expected to read...  Former inter-county footballer and current Wexford u20 manager Eric Bradley announced the news via Twitter on Wednesday. https://twitter.com/pj123_/status/963814133459247110 Speaking to Off The Ball, Doyle explained his link to the Wexford u-20 team and …

Another Wexford Stalwart Retires From Inter-County Football

The Wexford Senior Footballers have been dealt another retirement blow...  PJ Banville and Shane Roche have already announced their inter-county retirements, and now Joey Wadding is the latest player to add his name to the list. Wadding announced his retirement on Twitter in a classy, yet emotional farewell stating that he made himself available for …

The Wexford Seniors Start Their Season On Saturday

It's nearing that time of the year again...  The Wexford Senior footballers start off their O'Byrne Cup campaign on Saturday, December 30, as they travel to Offaly to face the Faithful county, hoping to get their season off to winning ways. Under Seamus 'Banty' McEnaney in 2017, the Wexford Senior footballers were promoted to Division 3 …

Wexford Hurler Highlights That December Is The Month Of Giving

"What do you want for your birthday?" is a typical question one would ask a 21-year-old... But, an unconventional answer to that question is "I'm asking for donations to Mental Health Ireland." Current Wexford hurler and former Wexford footballer Jake Firman has taken the initiative to raise funds for a charity that "means a lot" …

Did Your Club Receive Funding? Check It Out Here

New year, new me... and that will be the case for many Wexford GAA clubs after they were awarded grants by the Government's Sports Capital funding scheme.  Confirmed today by RTÉ, a total of €56m was distributed to clubs and authorities around the country in the latest round of sports capital grants. Out of those total awards, …

A Wexford Native Was Handed His First English Championship Start Yesterday

Yesterday evening, former Wexford native, Kevin O’Connor was handed his first English Championship start with Preston North End. Hailing from Screen near Curracloe, O’Connor made his way up the ranks, playing with Wexford Youths, Waterford FC and Finn Harps. Since then, he was signed by this year’s eventual winners of the Airtricity League, Cork City, …