Baldwin blasts CCCC’s proposal

‘IT’S absolutely ludicrous’ is how Erne hurling manager Joe Baldwin reacted to the proposal by the GAA’s Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) to potentially exclude Fermanagh from the Allianz Hurling League and top-tier competitions from 2025. Next month, CCCC delegates from across the country will meet to vote on whether counties with less than five adult hurling […]

Severfield opens its new training facility

BALLINAMALLARD business Severfield has teamed up with the South West College campus in Enniskillen in a bid to ‘create an environment’ where local apprentices can learn and develop key skills. Severfield – one of the leading structural steel construction firms in Europe – officially opened its new in-house ‘Apprentice Training Academy’ facility on Thursday, at its base […]

Belcoo singer Sinéad needs your votes!

SINCE she was a child, Sinéad McGovern has always had a passion for music and singing and she’s now in the running to perform at one of the biggest Country music concerts in the North. On Saturday, November 25, Fermanagh’s Country music stars, Derek Ryan and Lisa McHugh, are set to be the headline acts […]

Enniskillen’s Owens is aiming for Euro glory

ENNISKILLEN boxer Rhys Owens says he’s ‘focused and locked in’ ahead of the start of the Under-22 European Boxing Championship on Sunday. After a fairytale season, which saw Owens win his first National title, the 21-year-old has been selected to represent Ireland at the major games. It’s going to be the first time that the […]

Canning ready for Dundela debut

NEW Ballinamallard United manager Tommy Canning says that taking on league leaders Dundela is the ‘perfect game’ as he makes his debut as manager at Ferney Park. On Tuesday night, Canning was appointed as manager and he stood in as assistant manager on Saturday when the Mallards beat Knockbreda 2-1 at Breda Park. The new […]

Captain O’Hanlon looks to lead by example

A FEW days out from the start of the MacRory Cup campaign, St Michael’s College captain Conor O’Hanlon feels that there is a ‘nice wee buzz’ in the camp. First called up to the MacRory Cup team in 2021, O’Hanlon is a vastly experienced campaigner and he was impressive for his club Irvinestown in the recent […]

Record entry confirmed for ‘Erne Fours’

A RECORD entry has been confirmed for the ‘Erne Fours Head of the River’ which is set to take place across Lough Erne on Saturday. Prior to the event, 114 crews have entered into the racing extravaganza, with 62 crews set to compete in the men’s category, while 52 boats will bid for glory in the […]

Reihill praises team’s character

LISNASKEA manager John Reihill praised his team’s character and resolve after the Emmetts staged a spirited comeback in O’Donnell Park on Saturday to book their spot in an Ulster Championship semi-final. Played in Letterkenny, the Fermanagh champions found themselves six points down to Na Rossa midway through the third quarter, but the Emmett’s fought back […]

Reihill ready for ‘difficult’ Ulster opener

‘WE’RE going to give it a go,’ says Lisnaskea boss John Reihill as the Emmett’s prepare to enter the Ulster Championship for the first time in 12 years. Following a comprehensive 19-point win over Aghadrumsee in the Fermanagh Junior Football Championship Final, confidence is high in the Lisnaskea camp and Reihill wants his side to […]