Riordan produces awesome performance to take down Buggy and retain Wexford title

COUNTY SENIOR OPEN SINGLES REPORT by AOB Any lingering doubts about the ability of Galen Riordan, Ballyhogue to successfully defend his county 40×20 senior open singles title won for the first time last year, were emphatically dispelled at a packed St. Josephs Community Centre on Wednesday night last, when he produced a magnificent all round performance […]

County 40×20 adult finals update

Fixtures for WEEK 1 of our county 40×20 adult finals programme have been made and can be found under fixtures/results or by clicking Fixture 15 finals. Note the running order at St. Josephs on Friday night has been changed so that the DMAS final goes on first at 7.15 Click Fixture 14 semi final results to see the finalists got there […]

Injury to Hynes KO’s title hopes

An unfortunate injury suffered by Tommy Hynes has torpedoed his chances of adding to his list of county championship successes. The injury is believed to be disk related and is likely to see him out of action for some time. As he result his scheduled county senior open singles semi final scheduled for St. Josephs […]

County adult championship update

County championship matches postponed due to clashes with Leinster matches etc have now been refixed and can be viewed at Fixture 14 semi finals updated Jan 10th Also updated are the championship group tables and knockout results. Click 2019 County 40×20 Championship Groups 10 Jan to see. With many of the semi finals played the finals lineup is […]

Preview 6 – county junior D singles

Junior D Singles semi finals Ben Keeling (St. Josephs) v Shane Birney (Castlebridge), Joe Devereux (Castlebridge) v David Doyle (Castlebridge) Castlebridge provided 8 of the 26 man field and remarkably 7 of the 8 got through to R16 of the knockout stages writes AOB. Shane Birney began the championship as the hottest of favourites to give […]

Preview 4 – county junior B singles

Junior B Singles semi finals David Kenny (Castlebridge) v Michéal Busher (Bridgetown), David Stanners (St. Martins) v Robert Byrne (Bridgetown) Three former winners of this grade as well as the 2018 winner of junior C singles fight out the finish of this championship, which sees David Kenny going for his third title in 4 years writes […]

Preview 5 – county junior C singles

Junior C Singles semi finals James Stanners (St. Martins) v Matthew Hynes (St. Mary’s), Liam Rossiter (Ballyhogue) v Jim Nolan (Kilmyshall) 20 players and 48 games have been whittled down to 4 players and 3 games in a championship which never fails to deliver writes AOB. The strength in depth of this grade in Wexford can […]

Semi final action begins on Wednesday night

The first of the 2019 county semi finals takes place on Wednesday night next, January 2nd with matches at both Piercestown and St. Josephs. Included in these is the eagerly awaited senior open singles clash of Gavin Buggy and Keith Armstrong which goes ahead at St. Josephs. Wednesday, 2nd January Piercestown OIC James Stanners 7.15      JDS Joe Devereux […]

Preview 3 – county junior singles

Junior Singles semi finals Josh Kavanagh (St. Josephs) v Mark Doyle (Taghmon), Adam Walsh (St. Josephs) v Noel Holohan (Templeudigan) It’s a young person’s game! Well that’s not strictly true of course as handball prides itself on being a sport for all the ages, but certainly as far as this, one of Wexford’s premier championships […]

Preview 2 – county intermediate singles

Intermediate Singles semi finals Keith Armstrong (Kilmyshall) v Noel Holohan (Templeudigan), Galen Riordan (Ballyhogue) v Paul Lambert (St. Mary’s) The absence of the 2018 winner Peter Hughes from the knockout stages highlights the strength of the field this time around as the presence of both Galen Riordan and Keith Armstrong made qualification very difficult on this […]

County semi final fixtures are issued

Fixtures for the 2019 county 40×20 adult championship are now available for viewing under the Fixtures tab or by clicking Fixture 14 semi finals These could be subject to change depending on how Wexford players progress in the Leinster championship and therefore it is advisable that club secretaries and players check back in regularly.

Preview 1 – county senior open singles

Senior Open Singles semi finals Gavin Buggy (St. Josephs) v Keith Armstrong (Kilmyshal), Tommy Hynes (St. Mary’s) v Galen Riordan (Ballyhogue) An intriguing group stage of the senior championship has produced a fascinating semi final lineup that is certain to add another chapter to the glorious history of Wexford handball writes AOB. When both Gavin Buggy […]