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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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Wexford Footballers Are On The Look Out For A New Manager

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

Former Monaghan and Meath boss can now add Wexford to that list as Seamus McEnaney has stood down from his position as Wexford football manager after one season in charge. Excitement built for the Yellow Bellies last winter as two big management appointments, McEnaney in football and Davy Fitzgerald in hurling put out a real statement of intent down in …

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Quiz: Can You Name The Top Scorer In Every All Ireland Football Championship Since 1997?

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 4B, Croke Park, Dublin 30/7/2016 Westmeath vs Mayo Mayo's Cillian O'Connor Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The All-Ireland Football Championship is coming to its penultimate stages – as Kerry, Mayo. Dublin and Tyrone are all still left in contention to lift Sam Maguire. Ahead of this weekend’s semi-final replay between Kerry and Mayo – and the meeting of Dublin and Tyrone, we’re asking you to name the top scorer in every football championship of the last …

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The Top Five Controversies Of The 2017 GAA Championship

Diarmuid Connolly Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 3/6/2017 Carlow vs Dublin Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly speaks to linesman Ciaran Branagan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

It’s been one of the most controversial summers in the GAA’s history. We’ve seen a lot of high profile appeals and suspensions. 2017 has been highly entertaining; the entertainment has provided drama that has not always been positive. There have been a number of negative episodes and here we rank the top five so far. 5. Sliotar Thief Cork hurling’s revival …

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Silver Lining: Kilkenny Conveyor Belt Still In Full Flow

One of the shocks of the 2017 senior hurling championship was the early exit of Kilkenny after they were beaten by Wexford and Waterford respectively. In light of their previous successful seasons, 2017 was one to forget for Brian Cody’s Cats. Their losses to Waterford and Clare in the National League were unpredictable, but their rocky start epitomised the season that was …

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Ranking The Top Five All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Finals Since 2000

Tipperary John O'Dwyer celebrates his goal 14/8/2016

It’s safe the say that ranking this down to a Top Five was a challenge. Thirty-seven All-Ireland semi-finals have taking place since the turn of the millennium, with fifteen of these truly falling under the ‘great game of hurling’ category. Croke Park has seen lots of drama unfold over the last eighteen seasons and here are our favourite five games …

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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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Watch: Does Tadhg De Búrca Deserve To Miss Waterford’s All-Ireland Semi-Final?

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork 23/7/2017 Wexford vs Waterford Referee Fergal Horgan red cards Tadhg De Burca of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Waterford’s Tadhg de Búrca was sent off in the 66th minute of their All-Ireland quarter-final, which will see him miss their next game if the decision isn’t overturned. Waterford were beating their opponents comfortably at the time before Tipperary referee Fergal Horgan showed the defender a straight red card for an off the ball incident. The decision left many spectators inside …

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Davy Fitzgerald Blasts Two RTÉ Pundits In Passionate Post-Match Press Conference

Waterford defeated Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford today in the second All Ireland Hurling Quarter-Final to be held at the new redeveloped Pairc Uí Caoimh to secure their passage into this year’s All Ireland Senior Hurling Semi-Finals. The final score read 1-19 to 1-23 in the Deise’s favour and they will join Cork, Galway and Tipperary in tomorrow’s draw. The game it …

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