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.
Offaly 0-12 Wexford 2-15: One of hurling’s longest unbeaten runs came crashing down yesterday afternoon in O’Connor Park as Wexford overcame dismal conditions and some incredibly errant shooting to record a 2-15 to 0-12 win over Offaly and move to the top of the Division 1B table.
Allianz Hurling League Division 1B: Wexford 1-24 Antrim 2-20: Wexford were issued a timely reminder about their frailties as it took a last gasp point from substitute Harry Kehoe to deliver the narrowest of victories over Antrim in this Allianz NHL Division 1B clash at Wexford Park yesterday.
WIT 3-13 IT Carlow 0-9: WIT’s first defence of the Fitzgibbon Cup was a winning one as, despite being reduced to 14 men for almost the entire second-half, the holders were never seriously troubled in seeing off IT Carlow in this first round clash in bitterly cold conditions at the IT Carlow grounds last evening.