SPORT: DEVEREUX CALLS FOR HURLING MATCH TO BE SWITCHED TO CROKE PARK
Wexford have called on the GAA to switch Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling quarter-final double-bill to Croke Park from Semple Stadium.
It comes as ticket sales were suspended by the county board last night when it emerged only 2,000 stand tickets were allocated for the county – when there was already demand for 5,000 tickets.
Wexford are due to play Limerick at 2 o’clock on Sunday followed by Tipperary and Dublin at 4 o’clock.
County Chairman Diarmuid Devereux says all four counties have not been given the correct allocation after too many were put on general sale online and at retail outlets.
He wants the match to be moved to Croke Park but he believes the GAA won’t listen to Wexford.
Diarmuid Devereux says the Wexford game could otherwise be played on a different day as the Dublin versus Tipperary game in order to allow more tickets for Wexford’s supporters.