An Garda Siochana and Wexford County Board have issued a statement to all supporters travelling this Saturday (2nd June) to the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship game between Wexford and Galway in Innovate Wexford Park. 

The crucial fixture, which will guarantee the winners are final place, will throw in at 5pm and Gates Open at 2pm.

As reported on Galway Bay FM, supporters are encouraged to come early and not wait until the last minute.  Also, where possible, carpooling is advised.

Traffic/ Parking restrictions will be in place around Innovate Wexford Park with particular restrictions around Clonard Road and the residential areas of Corish Park, Liam Mellows Park, Whiterock View, Woodfield, Ashfield Drive, Beechlawn, Pineridge, Clonard Road & Summerhill.

Gardai will be on duty on specific points and on mobile patrol to ensure that no parking breaches occur (e.g. footpaths etc).

Gardai will issue tickets and tow vehicles away in instances were parking breaches occur and where access to homes of local residents or emergency routes are blocked.

Designated Parking facilities provided at Clonard Church, St Peters College, North End Soccer Club, Public Car Parking Facilities in Wexford Town and its Environs.

Due to the large crowd, supporters should be aware that delays can be expected and all motorists to be patient as it will take time for traffic to disperse after the match.

Galway face Wexford in their next fixture in the 2018 Leinster Senior Hurling Championship on Saturday, 2nd June.  Throw-in at Innovate Wexford Park is 5pm.