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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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Eoin Larkin Column: Lean Years Could Be In Store For Kilkenny

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Wexford Park, County Wexford 10/6/2017 Wexford vs Kilkenny Kilkenny manager Brian Cody Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

As a Kilkenny man, I am disappointed with what I saw on Saturday evening. I said before the game that Kilkenny needed a result more than a performance – and we got neither. They didn’t deserve to win – Wexford out-worked Kilkenny, they out-fought them, there was no performance at all from Brian Cody’s side. They got off to the …

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The Hurling Qualifiers Are Shaping Up Brilliantly After Surprise Results In The Provinces

Wexford , Ireland - 10 June 2017; Colin Fennelly of Kilkenny in action against Liam Ryan of Wexford during the Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Wexford and Kilkenny at Wexford Park in Wexford. (Photo By Daire Brennan/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Shades of 2013 shine through this amazing 2017 senior hurling championship. To the delight of hurling fans, we appear to be looking at the most open championship in years. All-Ireland champions Tipperary were due to steam roll through this years championship, where are they? The qualifiers. OK, so Tipperary are gone, Kilkenny must now be favourites right? Wrong, they are …

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Lee Chin Reacts To Wexford’s Historic Win Over Kilkenny

Following on from Saturday’s landmark victory over Kilkenny, Lee Chin has praised his Wexford teammates for their leadership qualities. Wexford were simply amazing in what was a historic victory for the Yellowbellies. The men from the south-east reached their first Leinster final since 2008. Following on from their promotion to Division 1A of the league in the spring, Wexford will …

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Twitter Reacts To Wexford’s Fine Victory Over The Cats

Wexford , Ireland - 10 June 2017; Harry Kehoe of Wexford in action against Paul Murphy of kilkenny

Wexford find themselves en route to the Leinster Hurling Championship Final, but it wasn’t from a lack of effort from Kilkenny in a superb game at Wexford Park. A banished Davy Fitzgerald looked on in delight as his charges prevailed on a 1-20 to 3-11 scoreline, as they now await their next opponents, one of either Galway or Offaly who …

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Eoin Larkin Column: It’s Make Or Break For Kilkenny Tonight

Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 17/4/2016 Kilkenny vs Clare Kilkenny manager Brian Cody and Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

There is a more buzz than usual around Kilkenny surrounding for the first round of the championship. All the tickets are sold out and there is still people looking for to get their hands on them. Everyone is going down to Wexford Park more in hope than of what they are going to see rather than confidence. Padraig Walsh will …

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Four GAA Bets To Consider This Weekend

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 31/7/2016 Galway vs Tipperary Tipperary's Philip Austin and Kevin O'Halloran celebrate at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

It’s a huge weekend of GAA action with nine games being played over the course of Saturday and Sunday. If you fancy a flutter on the live action or are looking for something to top up your accumulator, then why not check out our selections for this weekend’s action. Using a 1-5 rating system, with one being a risky bet …

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Jackie Tyrrell Woud Love To Be Playing For Kilkenny Against Wexford

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 27/9/2014 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's Jackie Tyrrell and Brian Cody celebrate at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

Former Kilkenny defender turned pundit, Jackie Tyrrell, is as excited as anyone for Saturday’s Leinster SHC semi-final between his old side and Wexford.  After an illustrious inter-county career in black and amber, where he amassed nine All Ireland titles, eleven Leinster championship wins and was selected as an All Star four times, the former corner back is set for his …

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