Denis Whelan in 1939 discussing Thurlas game from 1891 ”Describing 1891 game v Thurlas got up at 4 in the morning to train for the match and looked across the fields in Ballinagore and Crosshue to see the Murphy’s already running around the fields”
Up until 1903, we wore just our shirts and black and amber caps, often playing in our bare feet.
Winning the first ever Wexford Hurling Championship.
We won two Leinster Finals, 1899 (played in 1901) and 1901 (played in 1903)
Unfortunately we lost in 2 All Ireland Finals in 1899 to Tipperary and in 1901 to Cork
One of our early underage titles
Blackwater back winning titles after a Barron spell
The first ever Blackwater team to win a mens football title.