St Martin's and St Anne's secure Wexford SHC victories
Wexford Senior Hurling Championship
St Martin's 5-19 Oulart-the Ballagh 3-16
St Anne's 1-25 Rathnure 3-16
John Meyler made an encouraging start as St Martin's manager as the Wexford champions netted five goals against Oulart-the Ballagh.
An entertaining contest was decided by Martin's ability to convert opportunities at key moments.
Jack O'Connor contributed a brace of goals, while Jack Firman supplied a hat-trick for St Martin's, who impressed throughout.
Tommy Storey, Martin Og Storey, and Billy Dunne supplied goals for Oulart, but Martin's prevailed.
St Anne's produced a dynamic second half display to defeat Rathnure at Bellefield.
Trailing by 1-12 to 0-11, Anne's, prompted by Diarmuid O'Keeffe, responded after the restart.
The promising AJ Redmond bagged a goal for Rathnure before the break, but Anne's hit a major of their own midway through the second period courtesy of Darragh Furlong.
In the closing stages Rathnure's Shane Lawlor and Rory Higgins pinched goals, but Anne's held on to secure the spoils.