Fitzgerald Urges Wexford Fans To Stick By Players And System

Wexford hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald spoke to Liam Spratt of South East Radio on Friday, which was aired on Saturday evening's Sports Hour. In the short interview, Fitzgerald urged Wexford supporters to stick behind the players and the system: "It's very important to have the public behind us. Whether if it's from you [media], or …

Confirmed: Davy Fitzgerald To Take The Reigns Of Another Hurling Team

A club team has confirmed the appointment of Davy Fitzgerald as their new manager... Fitzgerald's local club team, Sixmilebridge, confirmed that the current Wexford hurling manager will take the reigns of their Senior hurlers. According to the Clare Champion, Fitzgerald will join Timmy Crowe and Paddy Meehan, as he aims for club glory in the …

Wexford Manager Davy Fitzgerald Is Releasing His Autobiography Next Month

Wexford Senior Hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald will release his autobiography next month... His autobiography, entitled At All Costs, will be available online at Easons, and in book-stores nationwide from October 11th 2018. "At All Costs gets inside the mind of one of GAA's most talked-about personalities. Possessed of an unshakeable work ethic and determination to …

Confirmed: Fitzgerald Ratified As Wexford Senior Hurling Manager

Updated at 17:18, 14/08/2018.  Yesterday evening, we reported that Davy Fitzgerald had made his decision and that he would continue on as Wexford Senior Hurling manager for another year.  Now, Wexford Weekly can confirm that Fitzgerald has been ratified as Wexford Senior Hurling manager for the 2018-19 season. An official statement released by GAA PRO …

[Report] Davy Fitzgerald To Continue As Wexford Senior Hurling Manager

Since bowing out of the Senior Hurling Championship to Clare, there's been a lot of Davy Fitzgerald 'will he, won't he' talk in the Sunny South East. Whether the Clare native wanted to continue with or depart the Wexford Senior hurlers was his own choice. Admittedly, he found commuting one of the toughest parts throughout …

Up To A Dozen Wexford Hurlers Travel To Davy’s House To Convince Him To Stay

Up to a dozen members of the Wexford Senior Hurling squad travelled to Clare via bus last Saturday morning (August 4th).  The Wexford Senior hurlers travelled with the hope that they would convince the current manager, Davy Fitzgerald, to continue at the helm of the Senior Hurling team for another year, at least. Fitzgerald has …

John Mullane Encourages Wexford Fans To Stick With Davy Fitzgerald

Speaking on The Throw-In, Independent.ie's GAA podcast, former Waterford hurler John Mullane said he believes that Davy Fitzgerald is the man to help Wexford reach the next level.  Following Wexford's dismal defeat to Clare in the All-Ireland Quarter-final and their fourth bow out of the All-Ireland quarter-finals in five years, many Wexford fans were left …

Davy Fitz on Future: “The Players Have Asked Me To Stay On..”

It's been two years since Davy Fitzgerald took over the reins as Wexford Senior Hurling manager... Following Wexford's loss to Clare in this year's All-Ireland Quarter-Final, South East Radio's Liam Spratt asked Davy would he be staying on as Wexford manager, to which he replied: ""Jesus Christ, I'm only off the field twenty minutes. I'm …

Jackie Tyrrell Insists That It’s Time To Go For Wexford’s Sweeper System

Former Kilkenny player and hurling legend turned analyst Jackie Tyrrell believes Wexford's sweeper system is outdated and that a change in direction is needed in order to advance.  Speaking on RTE's The Sunday Game last night, the former Kilkenny defender didn't beat behind the bush, but instead, he cut straight to the point and slammed …

Listen: Liam Spratt Speaks To Davy Fitzgerald And Matt O’Hanlon

South East Radio's Liam Spratt caught up with Wexford Senior hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald and joint-captain Matt O'Hanlon following the side's All-Ireland Quarter-final loss to Clare.  Both were bitterly disappointed, yet also remained hopeful for the future of Wexford hurling. "It's been a decent year, people can say what they want. I'm telling you, 100%, …

Davy Fitz Interview: “It’s Hard To See Us Doing This Four Weeks In A Row, It’s Impossible”

South East Radio's Liam Spratt spoke to Davy Fitzgerald after Wexford's deflating loss to Galway on Saturday evening. "That wasn't us at our best. We're as frustrated as anyone." "It's very hard to see us being able to do this four weeks in a row, it's just impossible. Kilkenny are as fresh as anything, they've …

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 …

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. …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

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 …

Watch: Davy Fitz Speaks About Tactics, Health And Wexford GAA

Two weeks ago, the current Wexford Senior hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald spoke with Official GAA about his recent health, his new employment with Wexford GAA, and his aims for the future.  Undoubtedly, Davy Fitz's name in the media is now a regular thing; for good or for bad, the media attention he receives is overwhelming. …