McKenna embarks on new challenge with Kinawley ladies

Kinawley ladies have a new manager for the season ahead. The league and championship holders have appointed Barry McKenna from Clogher and he will be assisted by Declan Brady, Brendan McManus and Shona McManus. It’s not McKenna’s first foray into the Fermanagh club scene, having coached Tempo men last year and previously Brookeborough. He also […]

Corrigan and Timoney for World Cup after ‘rocky’ period

Fermanagh rowers Ross Corrigan and Nathan Timoney flew out to Italy for the World Cup Rowing I early on Tuesday morning but whether the duo would feature at all was hanging in the balance right up until last week. After shelving the Olympic trials due to Timoney’s back injury, the obstacles kept coming for the […]

A family affair for Enniskillen coach Alastair Keys

ENNISKILLEN head coach Alastair Keys took over the reins from Stephen Welsh last summers and he has brought a ‘togetherness’ to the squad says his captain, Stephen Fox. Enniskillen were within a whisker of winning the league, only to be pipped by league champions Ballyclare with the last kick of the game in the penultimate round. “The commitment […]

Enniskillen’s Stephen Fox in the hunt for silverware

THE last time Enniskillen won a Towns’ Cup was in 2019 when they held Ballyclare scoreless to win 19-0 at Kingspan Stadium. That victory ended an 82 year wait for the trophy. Current captain Stephen Fox was part of the 2019 cup-winning side, with Matthew Dane, James Ferguson and James Carleton the only other players from the […]

‘We’re not going to feel sorry for ourselves’- Donnelly

When things go right they go very right and when they go wrong they go very wrong, and unfortunately for Fermanagh, it was the latter on Saturday afternoon in Ardee. Manager Kieran Donnelly watched on from the sideline as Louth landed blow after blow on their home turf. “It was a tough day, there’s no […]

Johnston in a race against time for NW200

If a positive mental attitude can heal broken bones, Maguiresbridge rider Lee Johnston will be on the grid at the North West 200 this May. But he’s in a race against time after crashing at between 80-90 mph during practice in Spain last month. Johnston, a five-time winner at the NW200, broke both his tibia and […]

Talented McBrien collects first trophy with Linfield

Darragh McBrien received his first taste of silverware with Linfield when they lifted the BetMcLean Cup on Saturday after a 3-1 win over Portadown. The Belnaleck man came off the bench for the closing stages in the final as the Blues extended their record of league cup triumphs to 12 – five ahead of their Big Two rivals […]

Can the Erne men get a vital win to stay up?

Fermanagh will make the 70-odd mile trip to Ardee this Saturday to take on Louth as the Division Two relegation battle really heats up. Ger Brennan’s side are hot on Fermanagh’s heels, with two points on the board and sitting second-from-bottom. While the Erne men boast one point more and sit one place higher in […]

Olympics preparation ramps up for Corrigan and Timoney

In 143 days from today (Thursday), Ross Corrigan and Nathan Timoney will hope to be in their boat, on the starting line, at the 2024 Paris Olympics. The Fermanagh duo qualified the Men’s Pair boat at the World Championships in Belgrade last September when they also went on to secure a world bronze medal. This […]

Baldwin taking it one game at a time

Four weeks ago, last Tuesday, Fermanagh hurling manager, Joe Baldwin, suffered a stroke but such is his determination and love for the game that he was in Carrick-on-Shannon watching on from the stand and taking the stats as his side overcame Leitrim with a comprehensive 1-26 to 1-5 victory the first day out. While coaches […]