Buchanan makes the cut for Commonwealth Youth Games

LAST week the news broke that St Michael’s College student, Frank Buchanan, had been selected for the Northern Ireland team competing at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Trinadad and Tobago in early August. The 16-year-old secured one of five track and field spots up for grabs and will run in the 1500m event at the […]

Quigley in two minds about Fermanagh future

Seán Quigley says his intercounty future is ‘all up in the air at the minute’ after the season drew to a close a week and a half ago. “It’s probably there in the back of my head that retirement is on its way but I’m still only 30 and there’s plenty of football in me […]

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‘We’re moving in the right direction’ says Bogue

Blaíthín Bogue was doing what she does best once again last weekend. Sticking the ball over the bar…nine times on this occasion. The talented Tempo player put on a show as Fermanagh beat Carlow in the first round of the TG4 All Ireland Junior Championship. With seven points from play and two frees, the modest […]

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Bogue and King honoured by Queen’s GAA Club

TEMPO man Tiarnan Bogue has been awarded the 2023 Cormac McAnallen Medal for his contribution to Queen’s University GAA Club both on and off the field. Bogue and Newtownbutler’s Diarmaid King were the recipients of the two GAA awards, with King picking up the Brian Conlon Scholarship Award, which is presented to a first-year player at Queen’s University […]

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We need to back ourselves going forward, says Murphy

Fermanagh defender, Courteney Murphy is in her sixth season playing intercounty football. In 2020, she was captain when Fermanagh beat Wicklow to win the All Ireland Junior Championship in an empty Parnell Park, due to Covid restrictions. The Kinawley player didn’t play a part that day due to a hand injury but this weekend the […]

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Triple gold for Belcoo’s O’Connor

Belcoo’s Jack O’Connor made history in Tullamore on Saturday afternoon when he won three gold medals at the Irish Schools’ Athletics Finals in Tullamore. A sprint double in the 100 and 200m is a feat never before achieved by any Fermanagh athlete. Later in the day, he added a third gold with the St Michael’s College […]

McQuade says this team has a point to prove

Fermanagh ladies captain Shannan McQuade has been around the county scene long enough to know that Ulster Finals are not easily won. The Tempo club player made her intercounty debut ten years ago and was appointed captain this season by James Daly. She believes this squad of players has a point to prove on Saturday […]

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Corrigan and Timoney ready to row for Ireland

ON Monday morning Ross Corrigan and Nathan Timoney were getting ready to make the six-hour road trip from Italy to Slovenia for the European Rowing Championships which get underway this Thursday (today). The Fermanagh pair will row in the Men’s Four after securing their places in the boat at trials in Italy last week. It’s […]

Corrigan and Timoney bid for place at European Champs

This week, Fermanagh rowers Ross Corrigan and Nathan Timoney will trial in Italy as they bid to to book their place in the Irish four boat, at the European Championships which take place from May 25-28 in Slovenia. With five rowers competing for the four spots, the Fermanagh duo will have to be at their […]

Quigley fit to play as Erne men aim for Tailteann win

Fermanagh’s Tailteann Cup kicks off this Sunday afternoon in Brewster Park (1pm throw-in) and Kieran Donnelly says his players have been training well since the Derry defeat; “The boys have responded really well. They’ve taken confidence from having a good league and knowing we can’t be judged on that championship game. “They’re very keen now […]

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