Wexford SHC Round 2: Where’s The Scoreboard? Who’s The Ref? Is It The End Of An Era?

At the end of April when we watched Round 1 of the Wexford Senior Hurling Championship, we had just emerged from several months of severe winter weather. But as round 2 got underway on Saturday last, July 21st, it looked and felt like a different country with the recent drought conditions turning the pitches many …

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 …

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 …

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 …