Home Tag Archives: wexford gaa

Tag Archives: wexford gaa

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Parking Details For Anyone Travelling To Páirc Uí Chaoimh This Weekend

Cork Premier Intermediate Hurling Club Championship, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork 19/7/2017 Blarney vs Valley Rovers A general view of Pairc Ui Chaoimh during the match Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry

Fans travelling to the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh this weekend for the All-Ireland SHC quarter-finals between Tipperary and Clare on Saturday and the clash of Waterford and Wexford on Sunday have been urged to take extra precaution with their parking and plan their trip ahead.  The state of the art facility was officially unveiled on Wednesday night for the Cork …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Sell-out Expected In New Páirc Uí Chaoimh For All-Ireland Quarter-Finals

Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Saturday and Sunday will see the first inter-county games take place in the newly developed Páirc Uí Chaoimh with the All-Ireland SHC quarter-finals going ahead.  Defending champions Tipperary face Clare on Saturday while Waterford and Wexford will clash on Sunday. The decision to host the games on two different days initially raised many an eyebrow. However, the decision will be …

Read More »