Memories from 1965: Wexford dominated the early National Leagues
The first National League was played in 1965 and it was won by Wexford. The team consisted of Dick Lyng, Billy Lyng, Jimmy King and J. Dempsey.Three of those team members are in this old picture from 1965.
The run was broken by Dublin in 1969 but the following year saw Wexford back on top again with Dick Lyng, Seamus Buggy, Joe Howlin and Pat Murphy.
Other wins came in the following years;
1974 (Dick Lyng, Pat Murphy, Joe Howlin, John Quigley)
1977 (Seamus Buggy, Jimmy Goggins, Tom Doyle, Noel Beaver, Ray Aylward, J. Furlong)
1980 (Seamus Buggy, Jimmy Goggins, Paddy Lennon, Tom Doyle, Ned Buggy, Frankie Hillis)
1981 (Dick Lyng, Pat Murphy, John Fleming, Pat Cleary, Ned Buggy, Frankie Hillis)
1982 (Seamus Buggy, Pat Murphy, John Fleming, Pat Cleary, Ned Buggy, Frankie Hillis)