Bogue ready for Leitrim ‘dogfight’

It wasn’t the lead-up to the league that Ryan Bogue and the Fermanagh hurlers had anticipated, after their manager, Joe Baldwin, suffered a stroke just over a fortnight ago. But thankfully, Joe, aged 51, is on the mend and he’ll likely be in Carrick-on-Shannon watching his team play Leitrim in the first round of the […]

Acorn’s American dream

Enniskillen Royal Boat Club’s Acorn Cassidy, has been making huge strides in the sport of rowing and only last week the 17-year-old broke two Irish records at the Irish Indoor Championships in Limerick. Acorn, who chooses to identify as non-binary, has now been scouted by Syracuse University in New York and will take up the scholarship later this […]

‘Make Brewster a fortress again’ – Kelm

It’s back to Brewster Park for Fermanagh this weekend. After playing the entire 2023 league campaign in Ederney , they’re back at the county grounds for this weekend’s meeting with Kildare. Fermanagh playmaker, Ultán Kelm, is hoping they can build on last weekend’s draw with Meath and make the Enniskillen venue a place no team wants […]

Cassidy is ‘buzzing’ to be back playing with the county

He made his debut under Ryan McMenamin in 2020 against Down in the Ulster Championship quarter-final but since then Sean Cassidy has been ravaged by injury and had to undergo a hip operation for a hip impingement. Now, the Ederney man says he has wholeheartedly committed to the preseason training and is feeling fit again. […]

Doonan talks Essendon exit and return to Erne ladies

AS Joanne Doonan watched on from the sidelines as her Fermanagh teammates beat Longford in Donagh on Sunday, the reality of the Irish weather was never more real, with soaked and freezing feet all around. It’s a far cry from the Melbourne weather Doonan had become accustomed to for almost two years while playing Australian […]

Erne boxers in search of Ulster glory

On a momentous night for Erne Boxing Club, the club will have two fighters competing in the Ulster Elite Finals tonight (Friday).  Rhys Owens and Anthony Malanaphy will bid to bring back gold and follow in the footsteps of Joe Joyce who won the super heavyweight back in 2017. Owens is up against Teo Alin […]

Erne squad boosted by return of former players

Fermanagh ladies get their league underway this Sunday in Donagh (2pm) when they welcome Longford for the first round of the Lidl National Football League Division 4. Fermanagh manager CJ McGourty has strengthened his side massively this season with the return of players like Eimear Smyth and more recently Joanne Doonan following her return from […]

Keeping Kilcoo in range is key, says Jones

KILCOO claimed their 11th Down Championship in 12 years when they dispatched Burren with relative ease just over a fortnight ago. Next, it’s Derrygonnelly’s turn to give them a rattle. The teams last met in the 2021 Ulster Club Final on a day the Harps might prefer to forget. After keeping with the Down men for 15 […]

Bridge gymnasts show how it’s done in Belfast

LAST weekend Bridge gymnasts attended the Northern Ireland Championship Qualifiers in Shooting Starz Gymnastics Club. The two-day event comprising of floor, vault, beam and bars saw all the gymnasts placing with stiff opposition. SATURDAY RESULTS: Level 5: Dearbhlá Cogan – 1st Vault, 1st Floor Lili Kurek – 1st beam, 2nd Floor, 3rd Bars, 2nd AA Level 6: Guilana […]

Aghadrumsee ready to embark on Ulster journey

Four weeks ago Aghadrumsee beat the favourites Tempo by a point in extra time to take the intermediate crown and after a few days off to enjoy that feat, they turned their attention this Saturday’s Ulster Club quarter-final with Cavan champions Ballyhaise. It’s a home venue for the Fermanagh champions and manager Anthony Murphy is […]