National Sport

Here’s the view from the queue as tennis fans line up for Wimbledon 2017

July is here and tennis fans everywhere have flocked to the central shrine of their sport: the queues outside Wimbledon. Thousands of fans braved the overnight chill and hunkered down in sleeping bags and tents over the weekend, hopeful of...

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Kilkenny to meet Waterford as hurling and football draws made

The draw for the next round of hurling and football All-Ireland qualifiers were announced this morning. In the hurling, the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 9:00am Read More

Alun Wyn Jones ready for more intense clash with All Blacks in decider

Alun Wyn Jones believes the intensity will “go up again” when the British and Irish Lions target Test series glory...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 11:00pm Read More

Ten-man Sligo earn points to move them out of drop zone

Sligo Rovers captain John Russell had an eventful game at the Showgrounds against Shamrock Rovers this evening. He scored the...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 9:50pm Read More

Germany win Confederations Cup for first time after Chile waste host of chances

Chile 0 Germany 1 Lars Stindl struck the only goal as Germany beat Chile 1-0 to win the Confederations Cup...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 9:30pm Read More

Team Ireland returns from World Transplant Games with 32 medals

The 27 members of Transplant Team Ireland were welcomed home by a large gathering of family, friends and supporters at...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 8:10pm Read More

Galway blow Wexford away to claim Leinster Hurling title

By Paul Keane Galway 0-29 Wexford 1-17 Joe Canning and Conor Cooney weighed in with 0-18 between them at Croke...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 6:40pm Read More

Marcel Kittel wins dramatic Tour de France stage after favourites crash in the rain

Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas were grateful to emerge with little more than bumps and bruises from a crash as...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 6:00pm Read More

Portugal come back to claim third place in fiery extra-time clash with Mexico

Portugal claimed third place in the Confederations Cup with a fiery 2-1 extra-time victory over Mexico in Moscow. The European...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 5:10pm Read More

West Brom sign Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez

West Brom have signed Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez. The Baggies have long been liked with the 27-year-old England international and...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 4:50pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Feile Parade in Gorey on Friday evening

Local organisers are calling on the people of Gorey and district to come out and support the Feile Parade through the Main Street on Friday, starting about 7.30 pm. About 36 under 14 hurling and camogie teams will parade from...

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Wexford races to start earlier

Today’s racing at Bettyville Park, Wexford, has been extended to an eight-race card and the first event is now off...

Wednesday, 07/06/17 - 12:16am Read More

Community rallies behind Rory fund

PEOPLE ACROSS south west Wexford are giving their full support to a teenage hurling star from the area who is...

Wednesday, 10/05/17 - 12:28pm Read More

Courtown ready for next Sunday’s point-to-point races

The Island Hunt is staging its first point-to-point races in three years over a new track at Ounavarra, near Courtown,...

Monday, 03/04/17 - 10:42pm Read More

Good entry for Bray Harriers point-to-point at Tinahely next Sunday

Some of the top trainers in the country are amongst the 79 entries received for the annual Bray Harriers point-to-point...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 11:44pm Read More

Good entry for Fairwood races next Sunday

Seventy-one entries have been received for six races at Fairwood Patk, Tinahely, next Sunday for the first point-to-point of 2017...

Wednesday, 04/01/17 - 10:34pm Read More

Doubles for Jamie, Denis and Robbie at Lingstown races today

There was no shortage of runners at today’s point-to-point at Lingstown, Tomhaggard, with a seven race card and the two...

Sunday, 18/12/16 - 7:41pm Read More

Two Wexford winners at Horse Racing Ireland Awards 2016

The winners of the 2016 Horse Racing Ireland Awards were announced at Leopardstown Racecourse today and amongst the winners were...

Monday, 05/12/16 - 6:04pm Read More

Barry O’Neill rides a double at Ballinaboola races

Barry O’Neill was the jockey to follow at the Wexford Hunt point-to-point held at Ballinaboola, New Ross, this afternoon where...

Sunday, 13/11/16 - 7:37pm Read More

Barry O’Neill’s treble at Tinahely

Popular Wexford rider Barry O’Neill was the man to follow at today’s point-to-point fixture at Fairwood, Tinahely, when he won...

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