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Jason Redmond

A 21-year-old from Wexford, Jason is a final year English and History student at the University of Limerick.

We Will See An Unfamiliar Team In The U-21 All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Final This Year

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One unique beauty of the u-21 inter-county championship is that it’s a complete knockout competition, and once you’re beaten, there’s no coming back.  That will be the case for the Antrim u-21 hurlers, as Derry achieved an unfamiliar result in the Ulster u-21 hurling championship yesterday evening after overcoming the Saffrons by two points in the semi-final. The result meant that …

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Five Peripheral Cork Hurlers Who Could Still Have A Massive Influence

Munster Senior Hurling League Round 2, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 15/1/2017 Limerick vs Cork Cork's Lorcan McLoughlin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

To date, 2017 has been an incredible year for Cork hurling. They’ve already collected silverware in Munster, beating Tipperary, Waterford and Clare along the way and the Rebels can now dare to dream of All-Ireland glory.  Under Kieran Kingston, Cork have a new-look starting XV. Although they are young, athletic and quick, arguably their best overall trait is their skill and, …

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Seamus McEnaney Comments Suggest His Wexford Reign Could Be Over

Wexford Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup Round 1, Gorey, Wexford 8/1/2017 Wexford vs UCD Wexford manager Seamus McEnaney Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Ahead of the 2017 inter-county football season, Wexford chairman Diarmuid Deveraux announced the appointment of Seamus McEnaney as the county’s new senior football manager.  On Saturday in Wexford Park, the Yellowbellies bowed out of the All-Ireland series after an unimpressive display against Monaghan in front of their home crowd. The Slaneysiders started off their campaign in flying form, winning five games …

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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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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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ROC Protection: Hurling Base Layer Inventors Have Big Ambitions For Product

Since their appearance on RTÉ’s Late Late Show in February student-owned business ROC Protection has continued to grow and develop.  The dynamic trio of Ross Byrne, Carl Cullen and Cormac Spain, from Clonkeen College, Blackrock in Dublin, came up with the idea as 17-year-olds for their transition year mini company project.  As a lot of readers may already be aware from …

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Tipperary Vs Cork: The Three Key Men For Each Side

Cork Tipperary

On Sunday, the Munster Senior Hurling Championship will get underway and we look at the key players to look out for in the upcoming battle between Tipperary and Cork.  Undoubtedly, the beginning of the Munster Championship is a date that many GAA fans look forward to, but this year it is particularly interesting. The rivalry and history between Tipperary and …

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Nenagh Éire Óg Appoint Offaly Hurling Legend As New Manager

Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Quarter-Final 29/3/2015 Offaly vs Tipperary Offaly manager Brian Whelehan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

On Monday afternoon former All-Ireland winner and Offaly legend Brian Whelehan was ratified as the new Nenagh Éire Óg senior hurling manager.    Since stepping into management in 2009, Whealahan has had spells with both Camross from Laois and Kiltormer in Galway. In 2013, he gladly took over the Offaly Senior hurling team, however, after achieving little success with his …

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