Ladies club championship schedule confirmed

THE Fermanagh ladies fixtures committee has confirmed that the Ladies Senior Championship, which involves three teams, Kinawley, Derrygonnelly and Enniskillen Gaels will get underway on Saturday 20 August. The Intermediate Championship throws in on the weekend of 24/25 August and the Junior Championship preliminary round starts on 17/18 September.  The first game in the senior […]

Smyth not feeling the pressure

By Mark McGoldrick If Fermanagh are to get a result on Sunday and win their third All-Ireland title, a lot will depend on the performance of Eimear Smyth. The Derrygonnelly sharp-shooter has been in sensational form for the Ernesiders this season, scoring a superb 3-05 in their semi-final victory over Limerick to help secure a […]

Cuilcagh walk organised in memory of late Peter Jones

By Mark McGoldrick THE workforce at Tracey Concrete is set to embark on a challenging climb up Cuilcagh Mountain on Saturday in memory of one of their ‘longest standing employees’, the late Peter Jones. Peter Jones, a father of six, passed away last July following a tragic accident at Lough Melvin. The Boho-native played an […]

Ulster glory would be a dream for captain Andrea

ANDREA Gordon’s rise to becoming Fermanagh captain is a surprising one. After turning 35 years of age, Gordon, who had been a stalwart of the Derrygonnelly ladies team, was given a trial by new Fermanagh manager James Daly in October. The Harps skipper impressed the Fermanagh manager, and not only did she get a place […]

Captaining Fermanagh is a ‘massive honour’ for Gordon

ANDREA Gordon is one of the most experienced players in the Fermanagh ladies squad at 35 years of age, but surprisingly, she will be making her debut when she leads the Ernesiders out at Silverbridge on Saturday. For over two decades, Gordon has been one of the stalwart of the Derrygonnelly Harps ladies team and when new […]

Andrea Gordon appointed ladies captain

Fermanagh ladies manager, James Daly has appointed Derrygonnelly player Andrea Gordon as the team captain for the forthcoming season. The Derrygonnelly Harpette, who has never featured on the senior county team before this year, admits it is a great feeling to have been trusted for this prestigious role. “It is a massive honour to captain your county, […]

Harps blood running through the veins

Derrygonnelly’s wing half back, Oisin Smyth comes from a long line of Smyth footballers who’ve pulled on the purple and gold. In 1924, the founding year of the Harps club, Charlie Smyth, Oisin’s great grandfather played for the club. Then followed Oisin’s grandfather, Sean, who is current joint president along with Francie Rasdale. From 1988 […]

A top performance will win the game for us

The last one leaving Derrygonnelly, switch the light off. As the Harps supporters get ready to converge on Armagh City this Sunday, the final i’s are being dotted and t’s are being crossed by the management team. Joint manager Mick Glynn says they’re in a good place right now and hopes that continues. “It was […]

Killyhommon kids put pen to paper

The boys & girls of Killyhommon PS, Boho have been getting into the spirit of things and enjoying the build up to Derrygonnelly Harps Ulster Final against Kilcoo this coming weekend. The final is all the more special as P7 teacher Stephen McGullion will line out in midfield for the team. To show their support […]

Driving nails, driving runs and dogged defending

QUIETLY he goes about the job in hand, on and off the field but Eamon McHugh is a key man in the heart of this Derrygonnelly team. The 33 year old joiner, by his own admission, won’t be the one you hear shouting and roaring but he’s as determined as anyone on the team to get over the […]