Wexford Fans Will Be Delighted With Players Re-Introduction To Match-Day Panel

There's no doubt that Wexford fans will be delighted to hear the news that Liam Og McGovern's return to inter-county hurling is imminent.  Just under three weeks ago, we reported that Liam Og was back training with the Wexford hurlers, and now, it seems he's closer to a return than initially expected. The St Annes …

Team News: Wexford’s Senior Hurling XV To Face Offaly

Davy Fitzgerald's Wexford team travels to Tullamore this Saturday to face Offaly in their second round-robin Leinster Championship outing.  Wexford are looking to make it two-from-two after defeating Dublin last weekend, while Offaly, on the other hand, are seeking their first two points of their respective campaign, having lost to Kilkenny and Galway in their …

Ticket Information Ahead Of The Offaly – Wexford Leinster Championship Game

Below, you'll find the ticket details for Wexford's Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Round Robin second-round game with Offaly on Saturday in O'Connor Park. The game throws in at 7pm and it follows the Leinster Senior Football Championship encounter between Laois and Westmeath which throws in at 5pm. GENERAL Stand – €20 Terrace – €15 Juveniles: …

All You Need To Know Ahead Of The Wexford-Offaly Leinster Championship Match

Wexford's second round-robin championship game is fastly approaching...  Who? Wexford vs Offaly What? This will be Wexford's second round-robin game of the Leinster Championship after they defeated Dublin last weekend. On the other hand, Offaly will be looking for their first win after losing to Kilkenny and Galway in their opening two rounds. What date …

GAA Disciplinary Chiefs Are Reviewing Wexford Hurler’s Melee With Pat Gilroy

The Model County could be without their corner-back for the upcoming Leinster Championship against Offaly.  Wexford hurler Simon Donohoe was allegedly involved in an off-the-ball incident with new Dublin manager Pat Gilroy. According to Gordon Manning of The Irish Sun, Donohoe appeared to push Gilroy and the incident is now under review: GAA disciplinary chiefs …

Rory O’Connor Interview: “Thankfully It Went Over, There Are Other Days They’ll Go Miles Wide”

South East Radio's Liam Spratt spoke to Wexford hurler Rory O'Connor following the Model County's dramatic victory over the Dubs on Sunday.  Out of Wexford's 0-22, O'Connor scored 0-12 (11 frees), while his first from open play came in the dying moments from a monstrous distance to put Wexford a point ahead. Listen to the …

Davy Fitzgerald Interview: “The Lads Showed Some Spirit To Win That Game”

Davy Fitzgerald spoke to Liam Spratt of South East Radio after Wexford's nail-biting Leinster Championship win against Dublin on Sunday.  "The people and Wexford must be very proud of these guys; they fought tooth and nail at the end to win that game and since I've come down here, that's the way they've been." "I was …

Here’s The Wexford Minor Hurling Team To Face Kilkenny Today

The Wexford Minor hurlers play Kilkenny in Nowlan Park at 2pm today.  Here's Wexford's starting XV ahead of the eagerly anticipated game. 1.Darragh Hayes 2.Shane Walsh 3.Rory Scallan 4.Noel Rowesome 5.Eanna Doyle 6.David Codd 7.Billy Dunne 8.Zac Firman 9.Richie Lawlor 10.Jack Kehoe 11.Thomas Murphy 12.Owen Whitty 13.AJ Redmond 14.Jack Kirwan 15.Paddy Whitty Subs: Cian Byrne, …

Team News: Fitzgerald Reveals His Hand For Leinster Championship Game V Dublin

Pat Gilroy's Dubs travel to Wexford Park this weekend to face Davy Fitz's Yellowbellies in an eagerly anticipated game.  The Dubs enter the game on the back of a loss to Kilkenny, but few could argue that Kilkenny were deserved winners last weekend. The Dubs will be slightly confident coming to Wexford Park, having won …

Here’s Dublin’s Team To Face Wexford In Sunday’s Leinster Championship Game

Pat Gilroy has named his starting XV ahead of the eagerly-anticipated Leinster Championship clash versus Wexford.  As reported, Conal Keaney is one notable absentee from last week's encounter with Kilkenny having suffered a shoulder ligament injury with ten minutes to go in that game. https://twitter.com/DubGAAOfficial/status/997476912057536512 The match takes place this Sunday at 3pm and tickets to …

Keaney’s Injured But Dubs Handed Major Boost Ahead Of Wexford Game

Dublin GAA stalwart Conal Keaney has been ruled out of the upcoming Leinster Championship match versus Wexford.  While that news was sure to delight Wexford GAA fans, the Dublin hurlers have been given a major boost in the wake of his absence. On Sunday, Cuala's sharpshooter David Treacy is set to return to action - …

Wexford Hurling: Nina Simone, Championship’s Beauty And A New Mentality

___ "It's a new dawn It's a new day It's a new life for me, ooh And I'm feelin' good." Nina Simone wasn't talking about the transition from the Allianz Hurling League to Championship when she sat down to write "Feeling Good", but there's no doubt that it aligns with a similar mood. One would …

One Of Dublin’s Key Hurlers Ruled Out Of Upcoming Wexford Clash

Pat Gilroy and his Dublin side will have to plan their trip to Wexford Park without the experienced stalwart, Conal Keaney.  Keaney was influential for the Dubs last weekend against Kilkenny from the centre-forward line when they narrowly lost out after a late attack by Cody's men. The 35-year-old scored four points in that game …

Rory O’Connor Credits Wexford’s New Winning Mentality To Davy Fitz

St Martins' Rory O'Connor has become an integral member of Davy Fitzgerald's aching-for-success Wexford panel.  When Davy Fitzgerald last won an All-Ireland with Clare, O'Connor (19) was an u-14 hurler. But, now in 2018, he's playing under him - learning from him, and realising what it takes to compete and win at the highest level. …

Lee Chin: “I Want To Finish My Career Knowing I Contributed All-Irelands To Wexford”

In a refreshingly honest article with new sports publisher The Sports Chronicle, Wexford hurler Lee Chin reflects on his 'professional' life, his motivations and the notable changes of his mindset.  In the article, Chin rubbishes the myth that he's the GAA's first professional hurler. He's working as a brand ambassador, travelling to Dublin two or …

Oulart-The Ballagh Lay Down Early Marker With League Final Win

Oulart/The Ballagh's Senior Camogie team laid down an early marker for 2018 on Monday evening in the Senior Camogie League final. Played in a sunny Buffers Alley, and even though it's early days yet, the girls of Oulart-The Ballagh displayed determination and hunger which was something to note, if not to admire. Managed this year …

All You Need To Know Ahead Of Wexford Vs Dublin LSHC Match

Davy Fitzgerald's Wexford Senior Hurlers welcome Pat Gilroy's Dubs to Wexford Park this weekend.  Who?  Wexford vs Dublin What? This will be Wexford's first round of the new 'round-robin' Leinster Hurling Championship, while it'll be the Dublin's second-round after narrowly losing out to Kilkenny last weekend. Where?  Wexford Park What time and what date? The …

Davy Fitz Hails Wexford Fans For Support And Hopes They Will “Never Change”

Speaking to Sinead Kehoe recently, Davy Fitzgerald hailed Wexford fans for their passion and their continued positive attitude.  From Clare, the journey down to the South East was always going to be an off-putter, but with the persistence of former Chairman Diarmuid Deveraux, Fitzgerald eventually agreed on the offer.  "I love doing stuff that you're not …

Wexford Looking For Their First Championship Win Against Dubs Since 2008

The Wexford Senior Hurlers host Dublin in Wexford Park this Sunday at 3pm.  Despite their loss, Dublin were impressive against Kilkenny in their opening championship game last weekend, and they'll be confident coming to Wexford Park. On the other hand, it'll be Wexford's first championship hurling match of 2018 - and like Dublin, they'll have …

The Offaly Vs Wexford Leinster SHC Game Will Now Be A Double-Header

Wexford will get their Leinster SHC campaign underway this weekend against Pat Gilroy's Dubs in Wexford Park.  After a solid performance against Kilkenny, the Dubs will be disappointed not to come away with the win, but at the same time, they'll take many positives from that match heading to Wexford Park seeking their first win. …

Wexford Minor Hurling Team Named To Face Laois In Double-Header

The Wexford Minor hurling team face Laois as part of a double-header this Saturday in Wexford Park.  The ball will be thrown in at 4:30pm, with the Wexford Senior footballers facing Laois at 6:30pn. Here's Wexford's XV to face Laois in the hurling:  READ ALSO: Here’s A Closer Look At The New Replica Wexford 1915 Jersey …

Ticket Details For Wexford Vs Dublin Leinster Senior Hurling Championship

Wexford host Pat Gilroy's Dubs in Wexford Park on May 20th.  Below, you'll find the ticket details for the upcoming must-win championship game. Ticket Information Covered Stand (No Concessions):  Adults: €20.00 __ Uncovered Seating: Adults: €20.00 Juveniles: €5.00 __ Terrace  Adults: €15.00 Juveniles: €5.00 Senior Citizens/Students: (Uncovered Seating/Terrace):- Purchase full price tickets and on the day …

Wexford Hurling Fans Rejoice As Key Attacker Returns To Training

Wexford hurling fans will be delighted to hear the news that Liam Óg McGovern has returned to inter-county training.  Just under a month ago, Davy Fitzgerald spoke to Brendan Furlong about the prospect of the St Annes hurler returning for the looming Leinster Hurling Championship: "We will not fully know regarding Liam Óg until we …

Sky Sports Attain Exclusive Rights For Two Wexford Senior Hurling Matches

Today, Sky Sports announced that they've attained rights for twenty GAA inter-county championship matches for 2018/2019.  Out of those 20 games, 14 will be broadcasted exclusively on the British broadcaster. Including in those 14 exclusive games are: Wexford vs Galway (Saturday, June 2, Leinster Hurling Championship) Kilkenny vs Wexford (Saturday, June 9, Leinster Hurling Championship) …

Rory O’Connor To Focus Solely On One Sport For Club Team St Martins

Although it may be temporarily, Wexford hurling prodigy Rory O'Connor has decided to hang up his football boots.  Speaking at the launch of the u-21 Leinster hurling championship, O'Connor said: “This year with the club I cut ties with the football. It’s something that was a personal decision I had to make just for my …

Davy Fitzgerald On Why Jack Guiney Is No Longer Part Of Panel

Rumours arose last week that Jack Guiney was no longer part of the Wexford Senior hurling panel, and those rumours were confirmed by Wexford selector Seoirse Bulfin on Thursday at the launch of the Leinster Hurling Championship.  Now, Wexford Senior Hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald has opened up about the matter for the first time since Guiney's …

O’Hanlon Speaks Current Set-Up, Looming Dublin Game And Fitz-Factor

Even though Matthew O'Hanlon is aged just 26, he's also a veteran on the Wexford Senior Hurling team.  Speaking to Cian Murphy, the St James' defender believes the Model County are now in a better place than ever under Davy Fitzgerald: "The biggest impact was getting to Division 1A and reaching a Leinster final." "They are the …

Financial Penalty Likely To Hit Wexford As Senior Hurlers Travel To Portugal

The Wexford Senior hurlers are currently abroad in Portugal, but it has now emerged that their trip away might have serious repercussions. News arose lately that the Armagh Senior Footballers, who are also in Portugal this week, are in direct contravention of rule 6.22(b) of the GAA's Official Guide. According to Colm Keys of the Irish …

Rumours Confirmed As Jack Guiney No Longer Part Of Wexford Hurling Panel

On Monday, The Irish Sun ran a headline stating that "Jack Guiney [was] axed from Wexford hurling panel for disciplinary reasons."  Causing wide-spread confusion throughout the county, Wexford Senior hurling coach, Seoirse Bulfin, has dismissed rumours that Guiney has been axed from the panel for this reason. Despite this, he clarified - and confirmed - the rumour that Guiney …

“I Was Suprised To Get A Phonecall” – PJ Nolan On New Wicklow Venture

After going under the radar for the past few years, out of nowhere, Kilrush-Askamore's PJ Nolan found himself in the headlines over the course of the week.  While the Wexford native often grabbed headlines for his exploits with his club team and in the Purple & Gold, Nolan grabbed them this time around for his …

Former Wexford Hurler Turns Allegiances To Wicklow Hurling

The Wicklow hurlers have received a major boost ahead of their 2018 Christy Ring campaign. Former Wexford hurler, PJ Nolan, has turned his allegiances to the Garden County. While his inter-county allegiances might have changed, Nolan will continue to play with his Gorey district-based club, Kilrush Askamore. Under new GAA rules, Nolan can only play …

Here’s The Betting Odds For This Weekend’s Wexford SHC And IHC

Fancy a bet on this weekend's hurling games? Here, you'll find all the odds for the upcoming games.  Round 1 Wexford Senior Hurling Championship Betting: 1/16 St Martins 14/1 St Annes 8/1 1/3 Shelmaliers 10/1 Faythe Harriers 11/4 8/13 Rapparees 8/1 Buffers Alley 6/4 1/5 Oulart-The Ballagh 10/1 Glynn-Barntown 4/1 4/6 Naomh Eanna 8/1 Rathnure …

Four Talking Points Ahead Of The Opening Round Of The Wexford SHC

Beginning with a double-header this Friday evening, it's safe to say we're looking forward to the eagerly-anticipated Wexford Senior Hurling Championship.  The Retainers:  After a highly impressive Senior hurling campaign last year, St Martins enter the upcoming championship as the team to beat. They comfortably overcame Oulart-The Ballagh in the final last year, playing like …

Fixtures, Dates, Venues & Times For Round 1 Of The Wexford SHC

Baby, we're back! The 2018 Wexford Senior Hurling Championship gets underway this weekend - and there are some cracking fixtures in store.  Group A: St Annes vs St Martins in Bellefield @ 20:30 on Friday, 20 April. Shelmaliers vs Faythe Harriers in Wexford Park @ 14:00 on Saturday, 21 April. Rapparees vs Buffers Alley in Wexford …

One Wexford Native Named In Fitzgibbon Cup Team Of The Year

Just one Wexford native has been named in the Fitzgibbon Cup team of the year. Even though the Model County had a strong contingent representing their colleges in this years' competition, St Martins' Joe O'Connor is the only representative named on their 'Rising Stars' team of the year. In particular, Carlow IT's Cathal Dunbar, along …

Odds Released For Wexford Senior Hurling Championship Outright Winners

The odds for the Wexford Senior Hurling Championship outright winners have been released.  Reigning champions St Martins head the betting, but they are closely followed by last year's runners-up, Oulart-The Ballagh. St. Martin’s 2/1 Oulart-The Ballagh 5/2 Rapparees 10/1 Naomh Eanna 10/1 Glynn-Barntown 14/1 Shelmaliers 14/1 Buffers Alley 16/1 Rathnure 20/1 Oylegate-Glenbrien 25/1 Ferns 25/1 …

Lee Chin Will Be Presenting A TV Show On RTE This Evening

Is there anything the Faythe Harriers club-man can't do?  This evening, Wexford hurler Lee Chin will star as a guest presenter on week-long RTE programme 'Big Week On The Farm'. If fulfilling a role as a live presenter wasn't daunting or difficult enough, as the title of the programme suggests, the Wexford town man will …

For The Young Boys Growing Up In Oulart And The Ballagh In The ‘70’s And ‘80’s, Mick Jacob Was God

Another Day...Another Giant. The Riverside Hotel on the banks of the river Slaney in Enniscorthy is fast becoming a place for flame-haired giants to walk among us. A few short months ago, the epic tales of Tony Doran’s exploits on the hurling field were recounted for the assembled gathering at the launch of his book …

Incredible Atmosphere Expected As Wexford Park Pushing Close To Sell-Out

Wexford host Kilkenny this afternoon at 2pm in the fortress that is Wexford Park.  Once the National Hurling League semi-final fixture was confirmed, a large crowd was expected – but the demand for tickets is astonishing. By Thursday evening, Wexford Park sold 10,000 tickets – and ticket sales have shown little signs of stopping since …

Storey Outlines The Similarities And Differences Between Davy And Liam Griffin

Ever since Davy Fitzgerald took over as manager of the Wexford hurling team, there has been an injection of desire and passion into the Model County.  Davy, being an All-Ireland winning manager in 2013 with Clare, and Liam Griffin, being Wexford's last All-Ireland winning manager, do have their similarities. According to 1996 All-Ireland winner Storey, …

A Crazy Amount Of Tickets Have Already Been Sold For The Wexford-Kilkenny Match

An in-form Wexford hurling side welcomes Brian Cody's Kilkenny team to Wexford Park this Sunday.  Having already played Kilkenny in the Walsh Cup and met them in Nowlan Park in the National Hurling League, this meeting will mark their third of at least four of their 2018 clashes. So far, it's honours-evens between Fitzgerald's Wexford …

Doubts Over McDonald And Reck For Upcoming Kilkenny Clash

Wexford forward Conor McDonald faces a race against time to be fit for Sunday's eagerly-awaited NHL Division 1 semi-final against Kilkenny.  After scoring a crucial goal and rising to the occasion when needed most in the remaining five minutes against Galway, missing Sunday's clash would serve as a crucial blow to Wexford and a coming-to-form …

Wexford’s Top Scorers So Far In The 2018 National Hurling League

Wexford have enjoyed another credible National Hurling League campaign under the watchful eye of Davy Fitzgerald.  At the beginning of the year, question marks were raised over the team's ability to perform at a higher level in Division 1A. Wexford have answered those questions - and they now find themselves in a National League semi-final …

A Familiar Face Appointed As New Wexford GAA ‘Commerical Manager’

Earlier in the year, Wexford GAA advertised for the position of the county's first-ever 'Commerical Manager.' Since Davy Fitzgerald took over the helm, Wexford GAA's profits and profile have exponentially risen, and it will be up to the new commercial manager to ensure this continues to grow. Lately, Wexford GAA confirmed that current Wexford inter-county …

All You Need To Know Ahead Of The Wexford V Kilkenny League Semi-Final

After an impressive three-point win over Galway on Saturday, the Yellowbellies will now face Brian Cody's Kilkenny side in the NHL semi-final. When is it?  Sunday 1st April What time?  2pm Where? Wexford Park What are the teams?  Teams will appear here once named. Tickets? €15 pre-purchased Adults. €20 match-day adults. €5 U16s. Tickets can …

The Main Talking Points After A Great Weekend For Wexford

Davy Fitzgerald's Wexford side and a crowd of 7000 spectators welcomed the All-Ireland champions Galway to the Park on Saturday.  Full time: Wexford 1-23 - 0-23 Galway  There's no show like a Paudie Foley show.  The Crossabeg-Ballymurn club-man has become an important asset to Davy Fitzgerald's starting team. Deservedly winning the Man of the Match …

Watch: Young Fan Pulls Off Perfect Crime To Steal Sliotar In Wexford Park

The Yellowbellies overcame All-Ireland and League champions Galway in Wexford Park on Saturday.  While the game itself produced some magical moments, one of the funniest and cheekiest came from a young fan behind the goal. Captured live on TG4, the young supporter can be seen pulling off the perfect heist after a point from Rory O'Connor. …

Team News: Wexford Hurling Team Named For Galway Clash

Wexford welcome All-Ireland and League champions Galway to Wexford Park this weekend.  Davy Fitzgerald has named his side for the upcoming clash: 1.M Fanning 2.D Reck 3.L Ryan 4.S Donohoe 5.P Foley 6.M O'Hanlon 7.D O'Keeffe 8.K Foley 9.S Murphy 10.Jack O'Connor 11.C McDonald 12.P Morris 13.C Dunbar 14.R O'Connor 15.D Dunne Tickets to the …

All You Need To Know Ahead Of The Wexford-Galway NHL Quarter-Final

The hurling league quarter-final between Galway and Wexford, which was postponed due to snow last weekend, will take place this weekend. When?  Saturday, 24th March What time?  15:00 Where? Wexy Park Is it on the box?  Yes - TG4 will be showing the game live. Can I use the same ticket that I already bought? …

DCU’s Wexford Contingent Bring College To Fresher A Hurling Glory

Dublin City University (DCU) retained their Freshers A Hurling All-Ireland on Wednesday evening.  Overcoming the University of Limerick on a scoreline of 1-20 to 2-15 in Stradbally, it is DCU's strong Wexford contingent that will gain all the headlines. Five Wexford natives started on DCU's starting XV, and between them, they accumulated a staggering 1-08 out …

TG4 Announce The GAA Games They’ll Broadcast This Weekend

Last week's snowfall dealt a blow to TG4's television schedule, as all the Allianz Leagues quarter-finals were postponed. The NHL quarter-final between Wexford vs Galway was one game included on this list, but it'll be great news for Wexford fans to hear that the Irish broadcaster has decided to run with a live-showing of the Wexford-Galway …

Update On Wexford Vs Galway Quarter-Final

Overnight snowfall caused the postponement of today's Allianz League hurling quarter-finals. Included in those postponements was the Wexford vs Galway quarter-final fixed for Wexford Park at 2pm, Sunday. The game was then preliminarily fixed for Wexford Park (2pm) on Monday. However, following a 5pm pitch inspection, Wexford Park was deemed unplayable. https://twitter.com/Galway_GAA/status/975429885995909120 Now, Wexford Vice-chairperson Micheál …

Bought A Ticket And Can’t Go To Tommorrow’s Re-Fixture? Here’s What To Do

Sunday's NHL game between Wexford and Galway was cancelled due to overnight snowfall.  The quarter-final, fixed for Wexford Park, is preliminarily fixed for the following day (19/03/2018) at the same venue. Bank holiday Monday hurling. Brilliant. However, this isn't the case for everyone. Some people who bought tickets in advance of the cancellation cannot go …

Team News: Galway’s XV Announced Ahead Of Wexford Clash

All-Ireland and League Champions Galway travel to Wexford Park on Monday to face the Yellowbellies in the Allianz National Hurling League quarter-final.  After comfortably overcoming Wexford in the 2017 Leinster final, Michael Donoghue's side will fancy their chances despite entering the game on the back of a loss to Limerick. Galway XV to face Wexford:  …

Team News: Wexford Name Team To Face Galway In League Quarter-Final

Davy Fitzgerald's Wexford Senior hurlers welcome Galway to Wexford Park this Sunday in the Allianz League Quarter-final.  The last time the two sides met was in the 2017 Leinster final, a game that saw Galway attain silverware on a scoreline of 0-29 to 1-17. Alongside the Bob O'Keeffe cup, their 2017 trophy cabinet also includes …

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 …

TG4 To Broadcast Wexford vs Galway This Weekend

Davy Fitzgerald's Wexford Senior hurling team welcome the All-Ireland and League champions to Wexford Park this Sunday. The game gets underway at 2pm and TG4 will be showing a live broadcast of the intriguing tie. Altogether the renowned Irish station will be airing three hurling games this Sunday: Wexford vs Galway live Clare vs Limerick …

Fitzgerald Gives His Thoughts On Kilkenny Game And Galway Pairing

"There’s only one game here that matters for me this year," remarked Davy after Kilkenny's victory over the Model County. Wexford will face neighbours Kilkenny in the Leinster Championship in Nowlan Park in June, a hotly-anticipated game for both counties. "Kilkenny needed the result, and in fairness, I thought they were just about the better …

A Victory Against Galway Will See An All Too Familiar Semi-Final Pairing

The GAA confirmed today that Wexford will play Galway in the 2018 Allianz National Hurling League Quarter-final.  Below are all the quarter-final pairings:  Division 1 hurling quarter-finals Tipperary v Dublin (Dublin venue) Kilkenny v Offaly (Coin toss) Wexford v Galway (Wexford venue) Clare v Limerick (Coin toss) If Wexford overcome Galway in Wexford Park this …

Five Talking Points As Wexford Suffer Loss To Kilkenny

A crowd of almost 9800 people were in attendance to watch Wexford take on Kilkenny in Nowlan Park on Sunday.  Full time: Kilkenny 0:22 - 0:19 Wexford We've eventually found our free-takers:  No more changing free-takers mid-game. From Morris to McDonald to Guiney, let it stop now. St Martins' Rory O'Connor will be an integral …

Team News: Fitzgerald Announces Team For Kilkenny Clash

As expected due to Wexford's guaranteed place in the league quarter-finals, Davy Fitzgerald has named a much-changed side from their previous outings.  Just as the fringe players deserve their shot against Kilkenny, the more senior players deserve a well-earned break. And what better opportunity to give to the fringe panel members to prove their worth than …

Fitzgerald Provides Update On Lee Chin Injury Ahead Of Kilkenny Game

An in-form Wexford hurling side travels to Nowlan Park this Sunday to face Brian Cody's Kilkenny in the final round of the Allianz League.  However, with Wexford sitting on the top-of-the-table, it was expected that Fitzgerald would name an almost second-string side to face Kilkenny. With an eye on the Leinster Championship match versus the …

Everything You Need To Know Before The Wexford V Kilkenny League Match

The Wexford Senior hurlers travel to Nowlan Park this Sunday to take on Kilkenny... Having already guaranteed a place in the Quarter-finals of this year's 2018 League campaign, it is expected that Fitzgerald will start with many 'fringe' players with an eye on the future Leinster championship match versus the Cats. Meanwhile, Kilkenny enter the …

Wexford Camogie Player Joins Davy Fitzgerald’s Background Team

Four-time All-Ireland winning goalkeeper Mags D'Arcy has joined Davy Fitzgerald's background team.  D'Arcy, who is considered one of the greatest ever camogie goal-keepers was initially brought in to Fitzgerald's background panel as a goal-keeping coach. However, after six weeks in the role, D'arcy now finds herself in the general coaching and performance analysis area with …

TG4 Confirm Wexford And Kilkenny Match Will Be Aired Sunday

Renowned Irish broadcaster TG4 has announced that the Kilkenny versus Wexford game will be aired on their station this Sunday.  Due to the snowy downpour, the eagerly anticipated derby clash between the two counties was postponed last week. With Wexford having already secured a place in the Allianz League quarter-finals, one should expect much-needed game-time to …

Cathal Dunbar’s Move To Naomh Eanna Has Been Approved

Current Wexford inter-county hurler Cathal Dunbar's transfer request to join Naomh Eanna has been approved.  The former Ballygarrett/Realt Na Mara hurler will now be joining Naomh Eanna, Gorey and will be competing in the Senior ranks as opposed to the Intermediate 'A' championship. From the beginning, Dunbar's move was met with heavy opposition - with the …

This Is When Wexford Will Play Kilkenny In Round 5 Of The NHL

Due to the adverse weather conditions of Storm Emma that hit the country, the Allianz hurling and football leagues were postponed. Including in the postponement was the eagerly anticipated clash between Kilkenny and Wexford in Nowlan Park. After communication with the GAA, they have stated that "Round 5 of the Allianz Hurling League will now take …

The Extent Of Lee Chin’s Injury Has Been Revealed

Faythe Harrier's club-man Lee Chin didn't feature in the second-half of the Yellowbellies victory over Clare last weekend. Coming off at half-time for Rory O'Connor, very little was known of the reason behind the substitution. It was originally reported that Chin suffered a minor quad injury. However, it has now been revealed that Lee Chin suffered …

All Of Wexford’s Scorers As The Yellowbellies Cruise Past Clare

Davy Fitzgerald's Wexford Senior hurling team and a crowd of just under 7,800 people welcomed Clare to Wexford Park on Sunday.  Full time: Wexford 0-20 - 1-13 Clare  _ WEXFORD SCORERS: R O'Connor 0-4 (0-1 65), L Chin 0-4 (0-3 frees, 0-1 65), M Fanning 0-3 (frees), P Foley, K Foley and C McDonald 0-2 …

Four Talking Points As Wexford Top The Table After Clare Victory

An in-form Clare team travelled to the Sunny South East to take on Wexford on Sunday.  Clare, who entered the game with an unbeaten record in this year's Allianz National Leauge campaign, could not match the Model County. Full time: Wexford 0-20 - 1-13 Clare _ Wexford's resurgence continues: "Are Wexford peaking too soon?...Can they …

Strong Wexford Contingent To Partake In Upcoming Fitzgibbon Weekend

The Fitzgibbon Cup weekend gets underway this weekend and there's a number of Wexford natives competing worth keeping an eye on.  The Fitzgibbon cup, also known as 'college hurling' or 'higher-education hurling' will be played this Saturday, Feb 24th in Mallow at 3pm. This year, the final of the Fitzgibbon cup will be played between …

Paudie Foley Speaks Hurling Return, Travels And Professionalism Of New Set-Up

One player who has been a revelation for the Wexford Senior Hurling team this year, is Crossabeg native and Wexford wing-back, Paudie Foley.  Last year, Foley opted to take a year out from the senior set-up and decided to travel around America - and he remains with little regret regarding the decision that afforded him …

Player’s Re-Introduction To Panel Will Be Music To Model’s Ears

After some mesmeric performances in the Senior hurling championship and the Wexford u-21 hurling championship in 2017, Wexford fans will be delighted to hear of this return... St Martins and Wexford hurling prospect Rory O'Connor has been given the number 22 jersey for tomorrow's clash versus Tipperary. The St Martins prospect was pivotal to his …

Tipperary Team Shows Five Changes As They Welcome Wexford To Thurles

1. Daragh Mooney – Éire Óg Annacarty-Donohill 2. Seán O’Brien – Newport 3. James Barry – Upperchurch-Drombane 4. Michael Cahill – Thurles Sarsfields 5. Barry Heffernan – Nenagh Éire Óg 6. Padraic Maher (Capt.) – Thurles Sarsfields 7. Paudie Feehan – Killenaule 8. Brendan Maher – Borris-Ileigh 9. Ronan Maher – Thurles Sarsfields 10. Seán Curran – Mullinahone 11. Noel McGrath – Loughmore-Castleiney 12. …

Guiney Talks About Recent Games, Davy Fitz’s Approach And Place On XV

Rathnure and Wexford hurler Jack Guiney was talking to Colm Parkinson of SportsJoe.ie recently on 'The GAA Hour' show.  In the interview, which is definitely worth a listen, Guiney spoke about the opening two rounds of the Allianz Hurling League - and stated that they were targets ahead of the new campaign: “The first two …

Wexford Hurling Prospect To Miss Entire Campaign After Cruciate Injury

A new addition to Davy Fitzgerald's 2018 hurling panel will miss the entire season after undergoing surgery on a cruciate ligament injury.  Unfortunately, young Cloughbawn attacker, Conall Flood, picked up the dreaded knee injury whilst playing for his college, Waterford IT, in the Fitzgibbon cup last week. After making a big impression on the club …

All The Scorers As Wexford Make It 2 From 2 In League Campaign

Wexford continued their winning ways after an excellent performance against the Rebels in Wexford Park on Sunday.  Full-time hurling: Wexford 0-21 - Cork 1-14. READ ALSO: Meyler And Davy Announce Senior Hurling Teams For Sunday _ WEXFORD SCORERS: L Chin 0-6 (0-2 frees, 0-1 65), A Nolan, K Foley and P Morris 0-3 each, J …

Five Talking Points As Wexford’s Winning Streak Continues

A large Wexford crowd welcomed Cork to Wexford Park on Sunday...  Full time: Wexford 0-21 - Cork 1-14 _ Show me a better full-back than Liam Ryan, and I'll show you a liar:  The Rapparees native performed sensationally today in the full-back position. Marking a returning Patrick Horgan for most of the game, it was never …

Meyler And Davy Announce Senior Hurling Teams For Sunday

John Meyler's Cork team will travel to the Sunny South East to take on Wexford, Sunday at 2pm.  Cork enter the game as favourites after overcoming Kilkenny in Pairc Uí Chaoimh in the opening round, however, Fitzgerald's charges will certainly be no pushovers at their home ground. Already in 2018, the Model County have achieved …

We’ve Picked The Best Wexford Hurling XV Since 2000

After much deliberation, we have chosen our best Wexford hurling XV since the turn of the millennium... Without a doubt, it's a topic that is sure to spark a bit of debate - and please don't hesitate to get involved in the comments section. Drum roll... ****  Starting XV: 1.Damien Fitzhenry 2.Keith Rossiter  3.Darragh Ryan 4. …

LISTEN LIVE: Draws For The Local Wexford Hurling & Football Championship

The eagerly awaited local Wexford Championship draws will be this evening, 3rd February 2018.  The Wexford hurling and football draws will commence at 6pm at the Talbot Hotel in Wexford. The draws will also be aired live on South East Radio, and you can listen to the draws live by clicking on the above image …

Everything You Need To Know Before The Wexford V Cork League Match

Former Model County manager John Meyler returns to familiar surroundings this Sunday...  Now managing the Cork Senior hurling team, Meyler will travel to Wexford Park with his Rebel outfit with the hope of attaining a second win of the 2018 League campaign. Cork enter the game following a demanding first-round victory over Kilkenny in the …

Former Wexford Hurler Diarmuid Lyng Leads Petition To End GAA’s Pay-Per-View

Former Wexford and St.Martins hurler Diarmuid Lyng is one of the four main activists behind a petition to dismantle the GAA's association with pay-per-view.  Along with Paul Rose, Joe Brolly and Michael Duignan, a petition has been formed to send "a clear and unified message to the incoming Director General and President." "Grassroots men and …

A Wexford Band Have Written A New Song Dedicated To Wexford GAA

Wexford band Na Buachaillí consisting of Dean Malone, Lezlee Malone, Eddie Cullen and Shane Walsh have created a new and original Wexford GAA song. The song is dedicated to the Wexford inter-county teams, to all the passionate supporters of Wexford hurling and football and naturally, is called 'The Purple and the Gold'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8yR59YP1IM Lyrics: A battle …

All The Wexford Scorers After First Round League Win Over Waterford

Wexford walked away victorious from Walsh Park this afternoon after overcoming a strong Waterford outfit. A second-half brace of goals by Davidstown/Cortnacuddy attacker David Dunne ensured that the Model County's return to hurling within the top-tier of the League for the first time since 2011 was a positive one. Below are all the scorers from …

Davy Fitzgerald Announces Side To Face Waterford In Opening Allianz NHL Round

For the generic Wexford hurling supporter, 2017 has to be considered a successful year. With Davy Fitzgerald taking the reigns as the new manager, an electric buzz was re-surged around the county. Beating Galway in Salthill and overcoming Limerick meant that promotion to Division 1A was almost a certainty. Two victories against Brian Cody's Kilkenny …

Nine Starters From Last Years All-Ireland Named In Waterford Team Vs Wexford

Wexford begin their 2018 Allianz NHL campaign amongst hurling's top tier for the first time since 2011 this Sunday. They'll compete against Waterford, last years' All-Ireland hurling runners-up and the team that also knocked the Yellowbellies out of the respective championship. Waterford manager, Derek McGrath has opted for a strong team to face Waterford, naming …

All Wexford’s Scorers From The Walsh Cup Final Victory Over Kilkenny

Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford Senior hurlers emerged victorious after their first battle of the year against rivals, Kilkenny, in Nowlan Park on Saturday.  At full time, the game was tied at 1-21 apiece. An extra 20-minutes of pulsating hurling still couldn't separate the two sides - so a free-competition from the 65-metre line was called upon. …

Wexford Are The Walsh Cup Champions After Historic Occasion

Wexford's winning streak over Kilkenny continues in the most bizarre circumstances.  3 in a row - with 2 important games to come. Today though is about silverware - and the Walsh Cup is coming back to Wexford. The game ended full-time on a scoreline of 1-21 apiece and 20 more minutes of extra-time still couldn't …

Strong XV Named For Wexford Walsh Cup Final Vs Kilkenny

Davy Fitzgerald has named strong sides throughout the Walsh Cup campaign and with the opportunity to attain the first piece of silverware in 2018, he's not going to change anything now...  The game commences at 2pm on Saturday in Nowlan Park and it has the makings of an entertaining clash between two rivals. Notably, Wexford star …

Opinion: Three Reasons Why The Pre-Season GAA Competitions Are Here To Stay

Almost every year, there are calls from all corners of the country to scrap the GAA’s pre-season tournaments.  To many, these GAA tournaments aren’t worthy of keeping as participation increases unnecessary games in an already strict GAA calendar and further increases the risk of injury in horrid playing conditions. Conditions play a vital part in these …

Kilanerin & Fethard Play In Respective All-Ireland Semi-Finals This Weekend

This weekend will not only see Davy Fitzgerald's Wexford team travel to Nowlan Park to face Kilkenny...  Aswell as the Senior inter-county hurlers, club teams Kilanerin/Ballyfad and Fethard St Mogues will compete in their respective All-Ireland semi-finals. In the Junior Hurling All-Ireland Semi-final, Fethard will be up against Sylane of Galway on Saturday (20 Jan) …

Lee Chin Discusses Injury Problem That Kept Him Out Of Dublin Game

Wexford overcame Dublin last week in the Walsh Cup semi-final to set up a final showdown with rivals Kilkenny in Nowlan Park this Saturday... One member who didn't play a part of that game against Dublin, was Wexford inter-county and Faythe Harriers' star, Lee Chin. Chin went into the game against Pat Gilroy's newly-formed Dublin …

Why The Walsh Cup Final Was Changed From Sunday To Saturday

Instead of the Walsh Cup final being played on Sunday at 2pm as originally planned, the Walsh Cup final will now take place on Saturday (2pm) in Nowlan Park. Reigning champions Kilkenny will face neighbours Wexford in a game full of expectation after last years' exciting ties. Although the change of date vented some anger online, …

Glynn-Barntown’s Paul Carley Set For New Management Role

Former Glynn-Barntown and Wexford inter-county hurler and footballer Paul Carley has been handed a new management role.  Carley, who has experience managing Wexford development squads, Ballyboden/St Endas and Ballygarrett Realt Na Meara will now take the reigns as manager of Bray Emmets. Bray Emmets currently compete in the Wicklow Senior hurling championship. Last year, they missed …

Long-Serving Wexford Hurler Announces His Retirement

Wexford inter-county hurler and now former midfielder David Redmond has announced his retirement from inter-county hurling.  The versatile Oulart-The Ballagh club man gave an incredible ten years of service to the Model County, before deciding earlier today that it was time to hang up his boots. He announced his retirement in a statement to the …

Wexford Hurler Conor McDonald Is Opening His Own Fitness Studio

Wexford Senior inter-county star Conor McDonald is opening his own fitness studio in Gorey...  Located in the upstairs of the Naomh Eanna GAA complex, McDonald's new business venture is an acclaimed dream of his. His fitness studio will be unlike your stereotypical gym though. Instead, McDonald will provide one-to-one personal training and group training along with …

Ballygarret Chairman Opens Up About Cathal Dunbar’s Recent Transfer Request

Cathal Dunbar’s recent transfer request is certainly one that hasn’t gone under the radar...  The Ballygarret Realt Na Meara club man is seeking a transfer from his native club to Naomh Eanna in Gorey on the grounds that he’s living and working in the town. Ballygarrett, who were relegated to Intermediate 'A' in 2017 have …

Davy Fitzgerald: “I Don’t Think We Played Well Today…”

Wexford emerged victorious from Sunday's Walsh Cup semi-final clash against Dublin in Parnell Park.  Although the scoreline may paint a comfortable victory for the Model County, it's worth noting that Paul Winters, who was hurling excellently, was sent-off halfway through the second half. Before that, Wexford struggled and went in at the break three-points down. …

All The Scorers From Wexford’s Walsh Cup Victory Against Dublin

Davy Fitzgerald's Wexford Senior hurlers were victorious over Dublin in Parnell Park on Sunday. Full time: Dublin 0-16 - 1-20 Wexford  A Walsh Cup final against Brian Cody's Cats in Nowlan Park now awaits on Sunday. Below are all the scorers from Wexford's semi-final victory against the Dubs: Scorers for Wexford: Paul Morris 0-6 (0-4f), …

The Wexford Team For Walsh Cup Semi-Final Vs Dublin Is Named

Davy Fitzgerald's Wexford side will face Pat Gilroy's new-look Dublin team on Sunday at 2pm in Parnell Park.  The Wexford team is as follows: 1.Mark Fanning 2.Damien Reck 3.Liam Ryan 4.Simon Donohue 5.Shaun Murphy 6.Matt O'Hanlon  20.Aaron Maddock 7.Paudie Foley 8.Kevin Foley 9.Jack O'Connor 10.Harry Kehoe 21.Joe O'Connor 11.Aidan Nolan 12.Paul Morris 13.Cathal Dunbar 14.David Dunne …

Gilroy Names His Dublin Side To Face Wexford In Walsh Cup Semi-Final

New Dublin hurling boss Pat Gilroy has named his side to face Wexford for the Walsh Cup semi-final.  Gilroy's charges face Fitzgerald's Wexford team in Parnell Park (Sunday 14th Jan) at 2pm: 1.Alan Nolan 2.Paddy Smyth 3.Bill O'Carroll 4.Cian Hendricken 5.Shane Barrett 6.Darren Kelly 7.Chris Crummey 8.Johnny McCaffrey 9.Tomas Connolly 10.Danny Sutcliffe 11.Fergal Whitely 12.Paul …

Wexford Hurlers’ Odds For Leinster Championship Are Questionable

While the Wexford Senior hurlers failed to obtain any silverware in 2017, their campaign can still be considered a success.  Reaching a Leinster final for the first time since 2008, gaining promotion to the top-tier of the National Hurling League and beating a Kilkenny twice - if any Wexford supporter was to learn that was …

All The Wexford Scorers From The Walsh Cup Demolition Of Wicklow

The Wexford Senior hurlers have advanced to the Walsh Cup semi-finals after Sunday's 39-point-demolition of neighbours, Wicklow.  Full time: Wicklow 1-12 - 6-36 Wexford  Scorers for Wexford: Jack Guiney 0-11 (7fs), Jake Firman 2-3, C McDonald 0-6 (2f), Liam Rochford 1-4, Jack O'Connor 1-1, Damien Reck, Aidan Nolan 1-0 each, Gary Molloy, D O'Keeffe 0-3 …

Venue, Date And Time Confirmed For Walsh Cup Semi-Final

An experimental Wexford side ran riot in Ashford today as they overcame Wicklow by a mammoth 39 points on a scoreline of 1-12 to 6-36.  Davy Fitzgerald will be happy with his side's performance, especially after a lacklustre display against Carlow mid-week. New Dublin hurling manager and former Dublin football manager Pat Gilroy also had …

Fitzgerald Names His Side To Face Wicklow In Walsh Cup

The Wexford Senior hurlers got their campaign off to a winning start after their opening round Walsh Cup victory over Carlow of late... On Sunday, Fitzgerald's charges will face Wicklow (Ashford at 2pm) in the second-round and supporters will be hoping that the team's progression continues. The team to face the Garden County is as …

Another Victory Means Wexford Avoid Kilkenny In Walsh Cup Semi-Final

If Wexford overcome Wicklow in the next round of the Walsh Cup, it is likely that they will face Pat Gilroy's Dublin in the semi-final...  Wexford, Carlow and Wicklow have been drawn on one side with the winners facing the group winners of Antrim, Dublin and Meath. Despite the away venue, Wexford enter the game …

Crucial Injury Concern Returned To Action Against Carlow

The Wexford Senior hurlers' campaign commenced yesterday evening after an opening Walsh Cup game against near-neighbours Carlow...  In hindsight, 2017 was a successful year for the Yellowbellies. Promotion to Division 1A, overcoming Kilkenny twice and reaching a Leinster final for the first time since 2004 - but in this new campaign loyal Wexford supporters are …

Watch: David Dunne Defies All Odds At Wexford’s Fittest Superstars Event

Wexford's Fittest Superstars is currently underway in Whites Hotel and the annual event, hosted this year by Tipperary duo 'The Two Johnnies' has already displayed some remarkable and hilarious moments.  One remarkable event occurred during the 'Hang Tough Test', also known as a 'dead-hang' in the world of fitness. Simply put, this involves hanging from …

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 …

The U-21 Premier Football Champions Were Crowned Tonight

It's just a mere three days before Christmas day, but an important under 21 football final tonight meant that both St Martins and Glynn-Barntown were forced to put their pre-festive celebrations on hold...  A Premier County football final at the end of December is the least one would expect, but the players, management and fans had …

Frank Flannery’s Reign As Oulart Manager Comes To An End

Oulart- The Ballagh have dominated the Wexford Senior championship for the last decade, but in 2017, their status as hurling kingpins in Wexford was impaired.  They started their season off in poor form, being defeated by a young and impressive St Martins side in Bellefield in Enniscorthy. But despite the initial setback, they regrouped and …

Throwback: Watch Astonishing Declan Ruth Point V Kilkenny In 2005

Fresh from their dramatic Leinster final win against Brian Cody's Kilkenny in 2004, the Wexford Senior hurlers continued to play with confidence in abundance the following year...  Unfortunately for the Yellowbellies though, they lost the final to Kilkenny on a scoreline of 0-22 to 1-16 and failed to retain the Bob O'Keeffe Cup. Notably, Wexford fans …

Fitzgerald Confirms Four Major Injuries Ahead Of New Campaign

After a terrific year where they overcame Kilkenny twice and reached their first Leinster championship since 2004, the Wexford Senior hurlers are already facing some major problems ahead of their 2018 season...  Talented St Martin's star Rory O'Connor underwent knee surgery yesterday to fix an ongoing problem. The injury meant that he played the Wexford …

Tipp Secretary Is Still Annoyed By Jason Forde’s Punishment

Eight months after the on-field scandal, Tipperary GAA secretary Tim Floyd remains annoyed by the suspension handed to Tipperary hurler Jason Forde... The controversial 'melee' between Forde and Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald resulted in Forde initially receiving a two-match ban while Fitzgerald was infamously handed an eight-week ban for his part. Floyd, writing in his …

Two Wexford Hurlers Have Jetted Off To Singapore For Exhibition Match

The 2016 and 2017 All-Star selections flew to Singapore on Wednesday...  And two Wexford hurlers were amongst the seventy plus GAA players that made the journey. Namely, midfielder Lee Chin and centre-back Matthew O'Hanlon are the two Wexford stars given the opportunity. The travelling players & management will be involved in a number of exhibition …

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, …

Gary Laffan’s Side Will Face Infamous Ballyragget On Saturday

In the Wicklow Senior Hurling Championship, Gary Laffan's Glenealy side were crowned champions after defeating Bray Emmetts.  In his first year in charge, the Wexford 1996 All-Ireland winner has successfully brought silverware back to the parish. 2017 marked the club's first Senior Wicklow title in four years, but now they have their eyes on a …