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Daithí Regan Slams Davy Fitzgerald’s ‘Imbecilic, Childish Carry-On’

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 Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

As the fallout from Davy Fitzgerald’s on-field outburst on Sunday continues to dominate headlines in the GAA world, the Wexford boss is still anxiously awaiting to hear what his punishment may be.  The idea that Fitzgerald put forward after the game when asked about the incident has been condemned as “rubbish.” He stated that his taking to the Nowlan Park field …

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Wexford Camogie Player Sends Beautiful Message To GAA Community

On Sunday, Wexford hurling fans dared to believe as they witnessed their senior hurling team overcome the mighty Cats for the first time since their 2004 Leinster final win.  On a day when Davy Fitzgerald’s charges sought a remarkable victory, the Wexford camogie team lost out to Dublin by five points in Wexford Park in their National League game. Amidst …

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Jack Guiney Return A Huge Boost As Wexford Juggernaut Powers On

Bord Gais Energy Leinster GAA Hurling Under 21 Championship Final 9/7/2014 Wexford Jack Guiney Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Undoubtedly, the National League provided another great weekend of hurling and football games around the country this weekend.  In Wexford Park, the Model County continued their successful run of form after they dominantly overcame Kerry. Although it was not a shock result, there was one huge talking point from the game. Rathnure club man, Jack Guiney was brought on from …

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Hurling: Team Of The Season So Far

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Cusack Park, Ennis, Co. Clare 19/2/2017 Clare vs Kilkenny Clare's Aaron Shanagher celebrates scoring his sides second goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The National Hurling League is well and truly underway. As hurling fanatics, we have seen some terrific personal displays, some shock victories and pure moments of magic. Through focussing on various League performances, we have named the stand-out team from the opening two rounds of games. ____ 1.Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny) Although Kilkenny are on the back of two consecutive losses …

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Opinion: Wexford Have Two All-Ireland Finals In The Coming Weeks

Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Round 1, Gorey, Wexford 8/1/2017 Wexford vs UCD Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

For the past number of years, Wexford hurling has been in a stagnant state. During competitive matches, their players often showed glimpses of greatness, before being knocked straight back into reality. Their 2014 All-Ireland campaign embodied this. The Model County overcame reigning All-Ireland champions, Clare in their first round qualifier, which were two thrilling encounters in front of large crowds …

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Watch: Wicklow School’s Goalkeeper Silences The Crowd With Free-Kick Taking

Wicklow Goalkeeper

Yesterday, the Leinster A Senior Football Schools semi-final took place in Enniscorthy, county Wexford.  The ferocious game was played between St.Peter’s College of Wexford and the combined Wicklow Schools team. Undoubtedly, it was a thrilling encounter and it was a match that certainly did not lack physicality, skill or beautiful point-scoring. The main talking points, however, were the crowd and the …

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Tom Dempsey On Davy Fitzgerald And The Future Of Wexford Hurling

Between his roles as a player, columnist, coach and broadcaster, there are very few men that have as deep an insight into the ups and downs of Wexford’s hurling fortunes over the past 25 years as Tom Dempsey. From scoring the goal to clinch Liam McCarthy in 1996, to documenting the barren spell of recent years, he’s seen it all. …

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Davy Fitzgerald Set For New Inter-County Job

GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 24/7/2016 Clare vs Galway Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Clare legend Davy Fitzgerald’s time out of management looks set to be a very short one following the news that he would not be renewing his role with the Banner County next year. The Sixmilebridge clubman is now set to be dramatically announced as the new Wexford hurling boss as soon as Friday night, according to the Wexford Echo, via Newstalk’s …

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Opinion: Why Davy Fitzgerald Is The José Mourinho Of Hurling

In a week where Davy Fitzgerald was effectively forced out of his Clare senior hurling manager’s job, it’s hard not to feel that his management career is starting to follow a trend. Fitzgerald is one of the most recognisable and divisive figures in the world of GAA. He has transitioned from goal-scoring goalkeeper in Ger Loughnane’s double All-Ireland winning team …

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