Dec 2014 Winner – Stephen Hunter

While many sports were deep in winter hibernation, December saw the pullers of the Irvinestown-based Country Club tug-of-war team straining their way to three major titles. First off they took the 680kg Northern Ireland Tug Of War Association (NITOWA) title. Then they won the 600kg crown before claiming big one, the 560kg title, seeing off […]

Oct 2014 Winner – Sean Quigley

Sept 2014 Winner – Sean Quigley   SEASON of mists and mellow fruitfulness was how Keats described autumn. Well it was certainly a fruitful October for Sean Quigley and Roslea as they gathered their first championship and league double since 2011.   The county title was claimed at the start of the month with a […]

2014 Sports Awards Introduction

2015 Fermanagh Herald Sports Personality Awards   The original and best Sports Awards, the Fermanagh Herald in association with Belleek Living will honour the sporting stars who excelled themselves in 2015, the nineteenth year of the awards. The black tie gala event will take place in the Killyhevlin Hotel on Friday 26th February 2016 and […]

Nov 2014 Winner – Caroline Little

Nov 2014 Winner – Caroline Little WAS a time when Fermanagh ladies sides might have been known for their soft underbelly. That blunt caricature was laid to rest in the All-Ireland quarter-final this year when Caroline Little battled through the second half with her face bandaged to drive Fermanagh to a 3-10 to 1-11 against […]

Smyth playing a captain’s role

There are not many 16-year-olds far from home fending for themselves, but Matthew Smyth is an independent sort. He’s on a two year scholarship with Stevenage as he pursues his dream of a professional career in the beautiful game.