Corrigan wins three gold medals for Queen’s University


KINAWLEY man Ross Corrigan is going from strength to strength on the water. Following on from his silver medal success at the World Under 23 Championships in the Czech Republic last year, Corrigan was once again in the medals at the British University Championships in Nottingham. The 23 year old was representing Queen’s University, Belfast, in the […]


Leonard brothers are fastest at May Rally


UP to 2000 rally enthusiasts were treated to a feast of racing at St Angelo airport on Bank Holiday Monday. The event which is run by the Enniskillen Motor Club and sponsored by Jennings Fuels and Lubricants and the Mayfly Inn in Kesh attracted 120 competitors. The event comprised of six stages and the overall winner […]


Armstrong and Hoy hope to extend WRC lead in Croatia


By Mark McGoldrick JON Armstrong and Brian Hoy head to Croatia this weekend in a bid to continue their winning form and extend their lead at the top of the Junior WRC standings. In mid-March, Armstrong and Hoy produced a faultless rally in Sweden, navigating the snowy conditions to take the top spot in the […]


Success in snowy Sweden for Armstrong and Hoy


ON Armstrong and Brian Hoy made the perfect start to the Junior World Rally Championship at Rally Sweden over the weekend. The all-Fermanagh crew were involved in a titanic tussle with Finland’s Lauri Joona throughout Saturday and Sunday before they swept to glory over the final stages of a thrilling snow-bound event. The victory was […]


Denise in dreamland with European double


ANOTHER Championships behind her and it’s Monday morning at 7am and Denise Toner is homeward bound with a 9.30 flight out of Lisbon, back home to the Knocks. By late afternoon and she’s getting a few calls from the local media who are looking to speak to her about what can only be described as a sensational […]


Medals at Mallusk for local students


THE performance of Sean Corry to take the Junior Boys title was one of a number of notable performances from Fermanagh athletes at the Ulster Schools Cross Country Finals at Mallusk, on Wednesday last. The athletes from five schools yielded a total of four podium finishes, three team medals and a total of 20 qualifiers for the […]


Ellie sets the pool alight in Dublin!


By Mark McGoldrick ELLIE McCartney had a week to remember at the final event of the Irish swimming short course season. The competition, held at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin, was the first National Swimming Championships in two years with 380 swimmers taking part. Ellie McCartney travelled down the M1 full of confidence after […]


Dolan downs ‘Mighty Mike’ in Budapest


BRENDAN Dolan sent shockwaves across the world of darts on Sunday afternoon, when he beat three time world champion Michael van Gerwen, in the deciding leg, to book his place in the quarter final of the Hungarian Darts Trophy event.   ‘The History Maker’  checked out on double one to secure victory against the Dutchman. […]


Champagne celebrations for history maker Leona


“Ah sure it was unbelievable. It was a rollercoaster, to be honest. It could not have gone better, the way everything went” beams Declan. “Even on Sunday evening, in the fourballs,  I thought they were going to be unlucky when Jennifer Kupcho chipped in on the 17th and they (USA) were in with a good […]


Ireland’s First Lady


Leona Maguire is set to become Ireland’s first representative on Team Europe when she tees off in the Solheim Cup this weekend. As the news broke, the Cavan woman made the headlines near and far. A few days after the big announcement, and back home in Ballyconnell, Leona took some time to chat to Katrina […]