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Incredible Stat Shows Why Wexford Wing-Back Should Be Considered For All-Star Award

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 2/7/2017 Wexford vs Galway Wexford’s Diarmuid O’Keefe Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

On Sunday, Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford were knocked out of the championship by neighbours Waterford.  Even though most Yellowbellies were disappointed with the performances in the previous two games, if you were to ask any Wexford fan at the beginning of the year if they would be happy with what their players have achieved in 2017, they would have bitten your hand off. The …

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Duignan Hits Out At Davy’s ‘Sinister’ Comments About RTÉ Analysts

The latest manager v analyst spat in the GAA world took another twist on Wednesday as Michael Duignan took to Morning Ireland to hit back at Davy Fitzgerald’s latest comments – calling the Wexford manager’s statements ‘sinister’. In an emotional outburst in the wake to Wexford’s loss to Waterford, Davy took aim at Duignan and Henry Shefflin over their criticism …

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Listen: Wexford Fan Pens Tribute Song To Davy Fitz Ahead Of Sunday

Leinster Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Round 1, Gorey, Wexford 8/1/2017 Wexford vs UCD Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

On Sunday, Wexford will face Galway in the Leinster Senior Hurling final with a chance to gain championship silverware for the first time since 2004.  To date, 2017 has been an incredible year for the Yellowbellies. They have gained promotion to Division 1A of the League, reached a Leinster final for the first time since 2008, and guaranteed a crack at …

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Davy Fitzgerald Reacts Live On Local Radio To Thrilling Wexford Win

Davy Fitzgerald Wexford Hurling

On Sunday evening, Wexford did the unthinkable by beating the Cats for the first time in the Leinster Championship since 2004.  In a mesmeric and thrilling game, the Yellowbellies were eventual winners of the game by three points, which placed Davy Fitzgerald’s charges into the Leinster Senior Hurling final for the first time since 2008, where they will face either …

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Davy Fitzgerald’s Ban Has Been Revealed

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Semi-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 16/4/2017 Wexford vs Tipperary Wexford Manager Davy Fitzgerald and Aidan Nolan clash with Jason Forde of Tipperary

It has been confirmed that the GAA authorities have slapped an 8-week ban on Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald. His incursion onto the field in his side’s Allianz league semi-final loss to Tipperary wasn’t his first infraction. This, coupled with the on-field altercation with Tipperary players Niall O’Meara and Jason Forde, has earned the Sixmilebridge man the punishment. Meanwhile, the ban will …

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Wexford Camogie Player Sends Beautiful Message To GAA Community

On Sunday, Wexford hurling fans dared to believe as they witnessed their senior hurling team overcome the mighty Cats for the first time since their 2004 Leinster final win.  On a day when Davy Fitzgerald’s charges sought a remarkable victory, the Wexford camogie team lost out to Dublin by five points in Wexford Park in their National League game. Amidst …

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Jack Guiney Return A Huge Boost As Wexford Juggernaut Powers On

Bord Gais Energy Leinster GAA Hurling Under 21 Championship Final 9/7/2014 Wexford Jack Guiney Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Undoubtedly, the National League provided another great weekend of hurling and football games around the country this weekend.  In Wexford Park, the Model County continued their successful run of form after they dominantly overcame Kerry. Although it was not a shock result, there was one huge talking point from the game. Rathnure club man, Jack Guiney was brought on from …

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Opinion: Wexford Have Two All-Ireland Finals In The Coming Weeks

Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Round 1, Gorey, Wexford 8/1/2017 Wexford vs UCD Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

For the past number of years, Wexford hurling has been in a stagnant state. During competitive matches, their players often showed glimpses of greatness, before being knocked straight back into reality. Their 2014 All-Ireland campaign embodied this. The Model County overcame reigning All-Ireland champions, Clare in their first round qualifier, which were two thrilling encounters in front of large crowds …

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Tony Kelly’s Hurling Honours Since 2010 Are Simply Ridiculous

Tony Kelly Ballyea

On Sunday, Ballyea overcame Cork champions, Glen Rovers, to be crowned with their first ever Munster hurling title. It was a dominant performance by Ballyea, but undeniably, the star of the show was Clare hurler Tony Kelly.  From winning Minor and u21 hurling championships, a National League, Senior All-Ireland to Fitzgibbon Cups with UL, it is without doubt that Tony Kelly …

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Tom Dempsey On Davy Fitzgerald And The Future Of Wexford Hurling

Between his roles as a player, columnist, coach and broadcaster, there are very few men that have as deep an insight into the ups and downs of Wexford’s hurling fortunes over the past 25 years as Tom Dempsey. From scoring the goal to clinch Liam McCarthy in 1996, to documenting the barren spell of recent years, he’s seen it all. …

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New Frontrunners Emerge As Anthony Daly Out Of Running For Clare Job

All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Cork vs Clare 14/8/2005 Cork manager John Allen and Clare manager Anthony Daly shake hands at the end of the match Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/ Tom Honan

Davy Fitzgerald stepped aside as manager of the Clare senior hurlers last month, and now focus turns to potential successors. There were obvious candidates in the running, with former supremo Anthony Daly heading the field. However, the former Dublin manager has pulled out of the race, according to reports last night. SPORT: Anthony Daly has dropped out of the race …

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Clare: Another Poor Hurling Championship Showing

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Clare threatened to embark on a period of dominance and kick off another hurling revolution winning the All-Ireland title in 2013 along with three Under-21 titles in a row in 2012, 2013 and 2014. But the reality is they have nothing since that success back in 2013. 2016 saw Clare vacate a third championship in a row without getting to …

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Team News: The Four SHC Quarter Final Teams Are Named

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 2, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 9/7/2016 Cork vs Wexford Wexford manager Liam Dunne celebrates at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

All attention turns to Thurles where Semple Stadium hosts a double header of All-Ireland senior hurling quarter finals.  Wexford play Waterford, and Galway take on Clare in the senior hurling quarter-finals with Tipperary and Kilkenny awaiting the winners.  The four managers have announced their starting line-up’s for today’s games.. Wexford v Waterford Wexford: Mark Fanning Eoin Moore Matthew O’Hanlon James Breen Diarmuid …

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Analysis: Just How Important Are The Team Managers In Sport?

We are living in extraordinary times. With what appeared to be a mediocre squad of players, Claudio Ranieri guided Leicester City to a Premier League title. Diego Simeone, having bid adieu to the likes of Diego Costa and Thibaut Courtois, brought Athlético Madrid to the Champions League final, again. We have seen Iceland march into the last eight of the …

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Opinion: One Key Reason Waterford Must Win on Sunday

Sunday will see a big test for Derek McGrath’s Waterford as they take on 2013 All-Ireland champions Clare for a place in this year’s Munster final. Much of the talk in the build up will be about Waterford’s system – one which traditionalists don’t see as being attractive to watch. With this comes a massive pressure. If you are going to …

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Opinion: If In Doubt, Blame The Referee

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 30: A general view of an umpires whistle during the round one AFL match between the Greater Western Sydney Giants and the Sydney Swans at ANZ Stadium on March 30, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Maurice Brosnan argues that players and management need to take responsibility for their own actions rather than blaming the referee.  Accountability is an integral human trait and one parents spend countless hours teaching their children about. Often it is a condition that ensures basic functionality. It can be redeeming, there is something powerfully enduring about someone’s ability to hold their hands …

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