The boys of Wexford just love being drama queens. An innocuous Walsh Cup final between two understrength sides on a winter’s afternoon seemed to be heading west, with Shane O’Neill poised to collect his first silverware since taking charge of the Tribesmen.
Sun, 19 Jan, 2020
The GAA’s HawkEye review official Dickie Murphy has confirmed the score detection technology employee on duty for Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC final twice analysed Brian Hogan’s catch before announcing the sliotar had passed his crossbar.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
When the GAA redrew and reshaped the fixtures calendar last year, I was raging with the plan because I felt it would strangle hurling’s profile. The early part of the season was a boom but it still felt like an early season tournament to clear the runway for a football take-off.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
There was always an understanding, an acceptance even, that if Wexford were going to win a first Leinster senior hurling title in 15 years on Sunday afternoon then they would have to do it the hard way.
Sun, 30 Jun, 2019
The revamped hurling championship has given us many wondrous memories this last 13 months but the sight of Wexford and Kilkenny supporters jiving away together to the tune of 'Dancing at the Crossroads' may well be the most bizarre.
Sat, 15 Jun, 2019
Everyone wants to know at what stage of the All-Ireland series Joe Canning will make his return — but has anyone stopped to consider the growing possibility that Galway might not see beyond Leinster, putting paid to any late-summer running of The Joe Show?
Mon, 27 May, 2019
Anthony Daly I was below in Cork the day that Galway played Carlow two weeks ago. It never even entered my head to check the result because I thought it was a foregone conclusion. Yet when I heard Carlow were just three points behind with eight minutes remaining, I honestly wasn’t that surprised.
Sat, 25 May, 2019