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Watch: Wexford Teenage Sensation’s Goal In Club Match Is As Good A Strike As You’ll See

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18-year-old St Martins and Wexford, Rory O’Connor, is certainly making a name for himself.  A brother of the current Wexford Senior midfielder Jack O’Connor, a nephew of the great George O’Connor and the son of All-Ireland winner John O’Connor, it’s certainly in the blood. This year Rory highlighted his ability on a completely new level though, as he has dominated at …

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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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Waterford Vs Wexford Looks Set To Be A Traditionalist’s Nightmare

The clash of Waterford and Wexford will see two of the most tactically-minded managers face off. Both Derek McGrath and Davy Fitzgerald will likely set their teams up in a nightmare style for the hurling traditionalist. The game of hurling has evolved so much in the space of the last five years with sweepers, two man full-forward lines and packed …

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Watch: Hurling Goalkeepers Were In Top Form This Weekend

In such a huge weekend for hurling, we witnessed some outstanding moments of skill. To the fore of these highlights were net-minders Colm Callanan and Nickie Quaid – both of these number 1s produced highlight reel saves. In case you missed it, recently we ranked the top 5 goalkeepers in hurling, and both Nickie Quaid and Colm Callanan made the …

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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’s Demands At First Wexford Training Perfectly Illustrate His High Standards

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Quarter-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 2/4/2017 Kilkenny vs Wexford Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

Davy Fitzgerald ruffled some feathers in Wexford on his first night in charge but he has reaped the rewards. Like him or loath him, Fitzgerald is nothing but meticulous in his approach to preparing teams. While some of his madcap sideline antics may garner unwanted attention, Fitzgerald has largely produced results as a manager. With Waterford, Davy went all the way to …

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Massive Injury Blow For Wexford Ahead Of Leinster Final

GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 24/7/2016 Waterford vs Wexford Wexford's Liam Og McGovern with Conor Gleeson of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Wexford have been dealt an injury blow as their preparations for the Leinster final get underway.  It has been confirmed that Liam Óg McGovern has torn his cruciate ligament for the second time, meaning he will take no further part in this season, Hogan Stand have reported. This is terrible news for those in the Model County and will no doubt …

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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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Can Wexford Repeat League Heroics And Defeat Kilkenny Again?

On Saturday, Kilkenny will travel to a packed purple and gold Wexford Park to face a strong Davy Fitzgerald team that is booming in confidence. Their victory against Laois was a testament to their newly mastered position amongst hurling’s top tier. In the past, Wexford would have struggled against Laois, but on Sunday the Yellowbellies laid down a marker with a 14-point victory …

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The Wexford V Kilkenny Hype Train Is Now Full Steam Ahead

Tickets are like gold dust for this one… Wexford will welcome Kilkenny to Innovative Wexford Park for the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship semi-final on June 10 and excitement around the county for the fixture is scaling new heights.  Having beaten the Cats in the National Hurling League quarter-final in Nowlan Park after successfully securing promotion to Division 1A, there is …

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Lee Chin Insists Davy Fitz Has Not Been To Wexford Training

Launch Of The 2017 Global Games Development Fund, Iveagh House, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 24/5/2017 Wexford hurler Lee Chin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Gary Carr

Lee Chin has insisted that suspended team manager Davy Fitzgerald has not been to Wexford training. Under the rules of the GAA Fitzgerald is suspended from all team activities. Fitzgerald received an eight-week ban following his pitch invasion during Wexford’s defeat to Tipperary. This has restricted him from all GAA activities, including training. In today’s Irish Examiner Lee Chin, who is …

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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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