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 …

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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 …

Senior Football Team Announced Ahead Of Offaly Clash

In search of their first win of this season's National Football League, the Wexford Senior footballers welcome Offaly to Wexford Park this Saturday.  Though Paul McLoughlin's charges have failed to gain any points, they have put in some strong performances - and they'll be hoping that Saturday's clash against the Faithful County will change this. …

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. …

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 …

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 …

Good Counsel Win Leinster A Final By Astonishing Margin

Leinster championships don't come easily to the Model County...  But, in relation to the Good Counsel u14 footballers on Tuesday afternoon, that certainly wasn't the case. The New Ross based school were playing St Aidan's CBS of Whitehall, Dublin, in the Leinster 'A' u14 Football Final today. Leading the game on a scoreline of 3-14 to …

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 …

The Wexford Team Is Announced For Sunday’s Clash Vs Sligo

Paul McLoughlin has announced his team ahead of Wexford's second Allianz League match.  The Model County will play Sligo on Sunday in Markievich Park at 2pm, the same date and time Davy Fitzgerald's Senior hurling team will face Cork at Wexford Park. Under McEnaney last year, the Wexford footballers gained promotion from Division 4 and …

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. …

Fethard Through To All-Ireland Final Marks A Great Day For Wexford GAA

The Wexford Senior hurlers overcame Brian Cody's Kilkenny team in today's Walsh Cup final... A terrific comeback, a palpable extra-time and a tense free-competition stood in the way of Wexford as they attained silverware. However, amidst it all, another Wexford team were playing in an All-Ireland Junior hurling semi-final. St Mogues Fethard overcame their Sylane …

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 …

Watch LIVE: Walsh Cup Between Kilkenny and Wexford To Be Decided By Frees

A thrilling comeback by Wexford means that the Walsh Cup final in Nowlan Park has gone to extra-time. After 70 minutes, the game was tied at 1-21 apiece. Extra time produced some more great quality, but the sides still couldn't be separated as the game finished 1-25 apiece after the two periods of extra-time. For …

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 …

McLoughlin Speaks Divison 3, Wexford Football Transition And Current Panel

Newly appointed Wexford manager Paul McLoughlin spoke to Dublin City FM after his side's terrific victory over Dublin in the O'Byrne Cup.  In the interview, he spoke about how his new squad needs time and support during a transitioning period for Wexford football, the difficult league campaign that awaits, and how he doesn't intend on dropping anyone …

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 …

Dublin GAA Bus Driver On Receiving End Of Heavy Criticism

On Sunday morning, the Dublin Senior football team made their way down to Enniscorthy in Wexford.  They were set with the task of beating Wexford by 17 points, but unfortunately for Paul Clarke and his Dublin charges, they were beaten on the day by the minimum. Sadly though, Wexford's terrific victory over the Dubs did not …

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 …

Wexford Native Paul Boyle Handed First Cap For Connacht In Thomond Park

He's one of our own. Paul Boyle...remember the name.  Despite being only 20-years of age, Wexford native Paul Boyle was handed his first cap for the Connacht Rugby team yesterday evening when they faced Munster in Thomond Park. As mentioned in an earlier article, Boyle captained the Irish u20's throughout the World Cup last year …

Wexford Senior Football Side Named As Dublin Visit Enniscorthy

The Wexford Senior footballers lost out to Offaly in the opening round of the O'Byrne Cup and they'll be looking to make amends as All-Ireland champions Dublin visit Enniscorthy on Sunday.  Making amends doesn't mean a victory though; it means performances by players hoping to place one foot in the door of the matchday team …

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 …

Local Rugby Player Makes Connacht Mens Senior Rugby Squad For Saturday

Connacht will face Munster this Saturday in Thomond Park and there will be a familiar Wexford face in the match-day squad...  Connacht Head Coach Kieran Keane has announced his starting fifteen and full match-day squad to take on Munster. Paul Boyle, who hails from Castletown in Co.Wexford played with Gorey RFC, and he has now …

Dublin Footballers Looking For 17-Point-Win Against Wexford On Sunday

After Dublin's shock draw to the Offaly footballers in the opening round of the O'Byrne Cup, they've put themselves in a bit of a tricky situation...  To qualify for the next round of the pre-season competition, the reigning All-Ireland champions now need to overcome Wexford by a total of seventeen points or more. The game …

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 …

Offaly Footballers Far Too Good For Experimental Wexford Side

Wexford's O'Byrne Cup campaign got underway this afternoon as the Senior Footballers travelled to O'Connor Park to take on Offaly...  But unfortunately for the few committed travelling Wexford supporters, they witnessed a worrying and dismal display from Paul McLoughlin's charges. It's hard to take any positives from that game today and with a game against …

No Suprise To See Who Was On The Winning Team Of ‘Fittest Superstars’

Ah, we could have guessed it was going to turn out like this really...  Despite players like David Dunne giving it his all and making a holy-show of his competition in the 'dead hang', the winners were judged by their overall performance and the group's overall fitness levels on the night. https://twitter.com/fitteststars17/status/946870419302297600 In the end, the winning …

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 …

There’s A New Rule For The O’Byrne/Walsh Cup And It’s Brilliant

Wexford's O'Byrne cup campaign gets underway tomorrow as the Wexford Senior Footballers travel to O'Connor Park in Tullamore to face Offaly.  The pre-season competitions provide an effective platform for managers to try out new players, as managers attempt to find their best starting fifteen ahead of the more-important league and championship campaigns. And now, a …

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 …

Wexford’s Aidan O’Brien Named Independent Sports Star Of 2017

Wexford native Aidan O'Brien has been crowned the 'Irish Independent' Sports Star of the Year...  Successful horse trainer, O'Brien, broke the world record this year for most group one winners and established himself as one of the greatest trainers in the history of not just horse-racing, but sport, as a whole. He beat Bobby Frankel's …

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 …

100 Years To This Day: Wexford Are Crowned All-Ireland Champions

This day 100 years ago, December 10th 1917, the Wexford footballers came up against Clare in the All-Ireland Football Championship...  It was the Banner County's first appearance on All-Ireland football final day, and due to the success and quality of the Wexford team they were facing, they entered the game as complete underdogs in front …

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 …

Interview With Wexford Boxer Niall Kennedy Is Definitely Worth Reading

Since making his professional debut in 2015, Niall Kennedy has continued to make monumental strides...  Hailing from Gorey Boxing Club, Kennedy insists that he's "not even the best boxer" in his estate Willow Park, and he doesn't have a lot of "natural talent." However, what the 33-year-old Wicklow Garda does have is a serious work ethic, …

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, …

Watch: Throwback To One Of Forde’s Greatest Ever Points

With his club team Kilanerin/Ballyfad, Mattie Forde is continuing to cause havoc in the full-forward line.  In this year's Championship, he was instrumental in his club's return to the top-tier of Wexford football. But that wasn't enough; in the Leinster Intermediate Football Final, he chipped in with an incredible six points to ensure his club …

Two Well-Known Former Footballers Involved With Wexford U-20’s

Even though Seamus McEnaney only managed a mere eight-month spell at the helm, the Wexford Senior footballers were promoted to Division 3 of the National Football League in his quick term.  It was a step in the right direction; an opportunity to improve and more of a reason for our young blood to proudly represent …

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 …

U-21 Premier Football Match Abandoned In Bellefield

It's Saturday, November 25, and two under-21 football teams have lined out to play in the u-21 Premier football championship.  In Bellefield's ground in Enniscorthy this evening, the Starlights u-21's hosted a travelling St Martins side. Under lights between two top attacking teams, the game had the making of a serious contest between the two …

St Mogues Fethard Advance To All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Final

St.Mogues of Fethard travelled to Ruislip in London to compete in the All-Ireland Junior Hurling quarter-final on Saturday.  On November 15, St. Mogues of Fethard captured their very first piece of Leinster silverware after defeating John Locke’s of Kilkenny in the Leinster JHC final. And now, after travelling to London, they have emerged victorious against Brother …

Jubilation As Kilanerin Are Crowned Leinster Football Champions

Saturday marked a historic occasion for North Wexford club, Kilanerin/Ballyfad, after they received the Leinster Intermediate Football title. The game was played in Wexford Park against Ballyboughal of Dublin, and thankfully for the Wexford side, they emerged victorious on a scoreline of 0-13 to 0-11. The match was closely contested throughout, being level at half-time with …

Listen: Wexford Native Ryan Delaney On His Successful Year With Cork City FC

21-year-old Wexford native Ryan Delaney is quickly moving up in the ranks... The former New Ross FC player was pivotal to Cork City's historic League and Cup double success this year. Delaney, who was on-loan from Burton Albion was a rock in defence throughout his successful spell at the club. "We set a standard for …

Hilarious Video Of Rapparees’ Padge ‘Skinner’ Walsh Goes Viral

Not often does an Enniscorthy man become a viral sensation, however, yesterday marked a special occasion...  On Monday, November 20, GAA Wrap uploaded a video of a fan that was clearly engrossed in the game shouldering one of the opposition's players. In their Twitter post, they claimed they had "no details" on the eight-second clip …

WATCH: St Martins Vs Cuala Leinster SHC Semi-Final

Wexford Senior hurling champions St. Martins play reigning All-Ireland champions Cuala in the Leinster SHC semi-final today. Now, with thanks to TG4, we can view deferred coverage of the game from 3:30pm. Click on the image below to watch deferred coverage the game.  _______ Wexford Weekly

Fethard Players’ Gesture To Ill 13-Year-Old Is One Of Class

As you may or not be aware, St. Mogues of Fethard captured Leinster silverware after defeating John Locke's of Kilkenny in the Leinster JHC final as of late.  The game ended on a scoreline of 1-17 to 2-11, but what happened after the game really encapsulated the GAA and what being part of the GAA community …

LISTEN LIVE: Commentary On Fethard Vs John Lockes Leinster JHC Final

"Over 40 years ago Sean Foley and myself organised a game of hurling in a field in Gurtins. 28 people turned up and five had hurleys that looked like swords with so much steel bands around them." "The rest of us had beet-sprong handles, blackthorn sticks and William Kelly played in goal with a slash-hook. …

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, …

Wexford GAA Stalwart Retires From Inter-County Scene

After thirteen years of loyal service to Wexford GAA, Horsewood native PJ Banville has decided to hang up his boots.  During Wexford's golden generation in 2008, Banville was widely regarded as one of Wexford's key forwards. That year, they made it to the All-Ireland semi-finals where they lost out by four points to a Tyrone …

Wexford GAA Release Statement On Misleading Matty Forde Article

Wexford GAA released a statement in relation to the misleading Matty Forde article that was published in the Irish Independent lately.  The article, which was written by local Wexford sports journalist Brendan Furlong received heavy criticism after the former All-Star took to Twitter to state that the article was entirely incorrect. https://twitter.com/MattyForde15/status/925309672852279296 The statement reads: "Wexford …

St Martins Defeat Oulart To Claim Their First SHC Title Since 2008

Contested between an experienced Oulart-The Ballagh side and a youthful St.Martins side, the Wexford Senior hurling championship final took place at Wexford Park on Sunday... And the new...Wexford Senior hurling champions are: ST MARTINS! A quick goal by Garrett Sinnott from a bat-down by Martin Óg Storey put the Oulart-The Ballagh side in front from …

2017 Wexford Senior Hurling Final Preview: St Martins vs Oulart-The Ballagh

This weekend sees the hotly contested county final in recent memory. Oulart, the dominant, stylish force that has dominated Wexford hurling for an age, face the rising tide of St Martins. This has been a battle marked in most peoples calendar since the turn of the year and was made even more mouth-watering after the …

Huge Blow For Oulart As Key Forward Set To Miss Hurling Final

This Sunday at 3pm, Oulart-The Ballagh will come up against St.Martins in the Wexford Senior Hurling final.  Certainly, Oulart-The Ballagh will be out to avenge their opening round loss to a young St.Martins team, however, it has been revealed that they are likely to be missing one of their key forwards for the upcoming game. …

Former Wexford Manager Takes Over Cork Managerial Position

After a successful year with the Cork Senior hurlers, their now former-manager Kieran Kingston decided that he will not be continuing with his position.  That left the position open and even though there was a lot of media hype around the person fulfilling the role, many potential candidates ruled themselves out. However, one person that …

The Bookies Have One Clear Front-Runner For The Oulart Vs St Martins SHC Final

As we are all aware of at this stage, Oulart-The Ballagh will face St.Martins in this year's Wexford Senior Hurling Championship final.  Even though Oulart started off the season poorly, they became the team that we are accustomed to seeing in the second half of this season's campaign and have remained unbeaten since their first-round …

Four Wexford Camogie Players Nominated For All-Star Awards

Despite 2017 not being the most successful year for the Wexford Senior Camogie players, four of the Model County's players have been nominated for All-Star awards... For the second year running, both Shelly Kehoe and Sarah O’Connor have been nominated, while Bríd Gordon and Chloe Fox have been recognised for their diligence and hard-work in …

All You Need To Know About Next Year’s All-Ireland Restructure

On Saturday, the motion for the All-Ireland Senior hurling championship to be changed was passed by a 62% majority vote.  The motion involves reducing the number of counties in the Liam MacCarthy Cup to just ten. Now, there will be a five-team Munster Championship and a five-team Leinster Championship competing in the competition. The Leinster …

Conor McDonald Cheekily Responds To Criticism Online

The Wexford SHC quarter-finals got underway over the weekend and they certainly didn't disappoint...  St Martins overcame a poor Buffers Alley team, Oulart The Ballagh defeated the Shelmaliers, Naomh Eanna reached their first semi-final since 1984, while The Rapparees proved their doubters wrong with a strong win over Rathnure. Although there were many terrific performances …

Two Of Wexford’s Best Attackers Show Class And They Meet Next

The Wexford SHC quarter finals got underway this weekend, and one fan his given their thoughts on proceedings... "The constant thought running through my head as I watched proceedings was perhaps all that glitters may not be gold after all." The first game featured red hot favourites St. Martin’s against no-hopers Buffers Alley. The game …