Clarke says they’ll give ‘maximum respect’ to Fermanagh

Down were in the doldrums last year. They suffered relegation from division two after putting just one league point on the board, then were hammered by Monaghan in Ulster, before suffering a nine-point defeat to Cavan in the Tailteann Cup. With the hopes for 2022 also went their manager James McCartan. It was ‘Wee’ James’s […]

Poacher is the ‘right man for the job’, says Baldwin

THE highly rated Steven Poacher has been officially ratified as the new ‘head coach’ of the Fermanagh hurlers. Poacher, from Down, has risen to popularity in GAA circles following stints in inter-county coaching with the Carlow and Roscommon men’s football teams and his insightful webinars and tips through his column in the ‘Gaelic Life’ online […]

Feely expecting ‘tough challenge’ from Donegal

By Mark McGoldrick WHILE the Fermanagh forward line of Cian O’Brien, Kealan Fitzpatrick and Mattie McDermott stole all the headlines on Saturday evening for their clinical display, further down the pitch, another man was catching the eye for his steely performance – Lanty Feely. Feely, a Devenish clubman, slotted in at full back on the minor […]

McHugh’s focused on the task in hand

Fermanagh Assistant manager, Mark McHugh was absolutely delighted to hear the final whistle in Brewster Park on Friday night.   “We did enough. We realise that what we did against Antrim will not be anywhere near good enough to beat Down.”   The 2012 All-Ireland winner watched his Fermanagh side dominate Antrim and book their […]

Erne aiming for full points in PÁirc Esler

Fermanagh go into their NFL division two campaign with a decent McKenna Cup behind them. One of the most encouraging aspects was the spread of scorers, 16 in all getting their name on the score sheet, an area where they county has struggled in the past. The opener is against a Down side rebuilding after […]