Big motivation for Beacom to bring it home

As one Beacom brother bids for his fourth Mulhern Cup, the other brother’s hope of playing in Friday night’s decider at Ferney Park was cut down in last Thursday night’s league game against Rangers, when he suffered a serious hamstring injury. Youngest sibling Eoin Beacom had to make way after 30 minutes when he went […]

Castle Irvine gets ready for ‘Conquer the Castle’

Red Bull Conquer the Castle is coming to Castle Irvine this Saturday. It is the first time the race has been held in the North. The Irvinestown venue will be turned into a sprint obstacle course for the Bank Holiday weekend and promises to test the body and mind to their limits. The endurance course consists of […]

McElroy taking the positives into the Down game

After a heavy defeat to Monaghan four days earlier, Fermanagh minors wanted to compete against Donegal last Wednesday night and they did just that. It’s been a tough run of results for this group of players but they’ll take heart from their latest outing, says manager, Niall McElroy; “Naturally, we’re disappointed to lose the game […]

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Co Fermanagh draw Manchester Utd in Super Cup

The draw for the 2023 Super Cup NI took place on Wednesday evening in Coleraine with County Fermanagh’s under-16s drawn in the same group as Manchester United,  Japanese regulars Ichifuna and Dundalk Schoolboys League. In the Junior Section, County Fermanagh, who pushed eventual winners Manchester United all the way last summer in the group stage, […]

Curran chalks up 400 appearances for The Reds

SOLITUDE or nowhere. That’s the feeling you get from Cliftonville’s Chris Curran, after he made his 400th appearance for The Reds last Tuesday night against Larne. The Swanlinbar man joined the north Belfast club ten years ago from Ballinamallard United and in his first year he helped them retain the Danske Bank Premiership. Four League Cups, […]

Early birthday present for Armstrong

EARLY birthday celebrations were the order of the day for Clogher Valley skipper Paul Armstrong who turned 29 yesterday (Tuesday). On Saturday afternoon, Valley beat Richmond 31-17 to ensure that the club will join the ranks of the All Ireland League for the first time next season. A feat that Armstrong says they’ve been striving for; […]

McFaul back training with Derry ahead of Erne clash

Ciaran McFaul returned from the USA just over a week ago and he’s back in the thick of Derry’s championship preparation. On Thursday morning, Derry manager Rory Gallagher told the ‘Herald’ that McFaul will be in Brewster Park for Fermanagh’s quarter -final clash with the Oak Leafers on Saturday, April 15.  “He’ll be there, we’ll […]

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Memorable weekend for Ederney Boxing Club

Last weekend, Ederney Boxing Club had double success when Luke Duncan and Caoilte Breen won their finals. Duncan, representing South West College at 75kg weight at the Irish Colleges Finals in Dublin took the national title after the Kesh man forced a standing count in the first round before a superb right hook in the second […]

Horan hopes to climb the Hogan steps once more

THE last time Brandon Horan played in Croke Park, it was the most memorable of days. The 2019 Hogan Cup winning captain became the first St Michael’s player to lift the trophy for the college, on that historic April afternoon. His memories of that special day in Croke Park are still fresh in his mind; “I […]

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Donnelly urging his players to ‘express themselves’

As the final whistle sounded Kieran Donnelly and Ger Treacy embraced and you could see what this win meant to them. Division Three was always going to be a tough task but on Sunday afternoon, Fermanagh topped the table with 12 points, after six wins from seven games. Before a ball was thrown in at […]

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