Answers sought on decision not to prosecute Gallagher

THE decision not to prosecute Rory Gallagher for domestic abuse has been called into question by lawyers representing his wife Nicola. In a Facebook post earlier this month, Nicola Gallagher claimed she had suffered two decades of physical abuse from her estranged husband. Mr Gallagher, who played for and coached Fermanagh GAA, stepped down from his role […]

‘Destiny is still in our own hands’, says McCusker

Fermanagh captain Declan McCusker said the Erne men have to learn from the second half performance on Sunday if they are to achieve their goal of coming top of their Tailteann Cup group. “We should have managed it (the game) out,” said the Ederney man, “we had enough time and we still had the lead […]

Baldwin furious at refereeing decisions

‘THIS can not continue’, fumed Fermanagh boss Joe Baldwin, after his side were the victim of what he described as an ‘absolutely ridiculous’ refereeing decision on Sunday. With just 25 minutes played, Fermanagh were reduced to 14 men when referee James Judge showed wing half forward Brian Teehan a straight red card. When confronted by the […]

Time for Rory to celebrate with the ‘pigeon dance’

ON another day to forget for Fermanagh, it was at least great to see Derry manager, our own Rory Gallagher, enjoying himself so much on the sideline as each of his team’s goals went in. In fact, the ex-Fermanagh boss celebrated the third goal so wildly that for the rest of the match, members of St John’s […]

Quigley absent as Erne release squad for Ulster opener

Fermanagh sharpshooter Sean Quigley hasn’t been included in Kieran Donnelly’s named panel of 26 ahead of their Ulster Championship clash with defending champions Derry. Quigley nailed a number of important scores throughout the league, most notably late goals against Down and Antrim, as the Erne man marched towards promotion. Teams do have the option of […]

Donnelly focused on cutting out needless mistakes

‘BEING confident and composed’ on the ball is one of Erne boss Kieran Donnelly’s key messages to his players this week as they prepare for a crunch Ulster Championship opener against Derry on Saturday. Having reviewed the video of the Allianz Division 3 league final defeat to Cavan, the Fermanagh manager says that the ‘most […]

McNally won’t change roaming policy

“WOULD somebody tie that boy to the goalpost!” It’s not a shout you’d normally hear from a Fermanagh fan during a match, but it perfectly sums up goalkeeper Seán McNally’s attitude when it comes to playing the modern game. The role of the ‘sweeper keeper’ has taken on huge significance in recent years and McNally is […]

A big day spoiled as Fermanagh put their foot in it

YOU know you’re not in for a normal day out in Dublin when you arrive at Busáras central bus station to find some boy using the hand dryer to dry his feet. It promised to be a sporting occasion to remember because I was going to both the Aviva Stadium and Croke Park on the same day, but meeting yer […]

Glitz and glamour at the Erne Gaels dinner dance

Sinead Keaney, Katie McCann, Orlaith Kelm and Caroline Mullin dressed to impress at the Erne Gaels GAA dinner dance. To read more on this story see this week’s Fermanagh Herald. Can’t get to the shop to collect your copy? No problem! You can download a copy straight to your device by following this link

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 […]