Mark Fanning

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Shaun Murphy: the rampaging runs forward by Wexford defenders posed Tipperary problems during the entertaining first half at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

I have to say, it’s a long time since I watched something happening tactically on a hurling field that got me thinking as much as Wexford’s first 50 m(...)

 Séamus Callanan scores Tipperary’s goal during the All-Ireland SHC semi-final victory over Wexford at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tipperary 1-28 Wexford 3-20 The now almost traditional end-of-July adrenalin boost was completed in Croke Park on Sunday with another All-Ireland hur(...)

Wexford players celebrate securing the Leinster championship for the first time in 15 years. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

A great day for Wexford hurling on Sunday was reflected in the striking statistic that the minor and senior provincial double was achieved for the fir(...)

Wexford’s Mark Fanning celebrates scoring a penalty. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Wexford 1-23 Kilkenny 0-23 After an exhausting afternoon, sticking with the irrepressible TJ Reid, Wexford joint-captain Matthew O’Hanlon sought mome(...)

Wexford’s Liam Óg McGovern scores a point against Kilkenny. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Wexford 1-19 Kilkenny 1-12 This is not a pursuit for serious folk. If mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun, what does it say for the rest(...)

Limerick’s Tom Morrissey and Kilkenny’s Martin Keoghan battle for possession during the All-Ireland quarter-final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Limerick’s victory over Kilkenny completely eclipsed the other All Ireland quarter-final between Clare and Wexford as a game of hurling. There was no (...)

Kilkenny’s Enda Morrissey and Cillian Buckley in action against  Lee Chin and Rory O’Connor of Wexford during the  Leinster SHC round-robin  match at Nowlan Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kilkenny 0-22 Wexford 1-18 On a broiling night in Kilkenny, the Leinster Championship spoke up for itself at last. A rollicking encounter ended with (...)

Wexford’s Jack O’Connor celebrates after scoring a goal in the Leinster SHC round-robin game against Offaly at   Bord na Mona O’Connor Park in Tullamore. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Offaly 2-9 Wexford 5-24 Wexford produced a five-star show as they annihilated a shockingly disjointed Offaly in Bord na Mona O’Connor Park in Tullamo(...)

Wexford’s Aidan Nolan is challenged by  Johnny Coen and Adrian Tuohey of Galway during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A quarter-final at  Wexford Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Wexford 1-23 Galway 0-23 This was a game Wexford would probably have lost a couple of years ago but on Saturday afternoon at Innovate Wexford Park th(...)

Waterford’s Maurice Shanahan in action against Wexford’s Lee Chin during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A match at Walsh Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Waterford 0-19 Wexford 2-20   A tale of two counties: Wexford hitting January like an express train and Waterford still servicing the engine. A (...)

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