Donnelly ready for his first game in charge

By Mark McGoldrick IN his first game in charge, Fermanagh manager Kieran Donnelly and his team will travel to Clones this Sunday when the Erne men take on Monaghan in their McKenna Cup opener. Inter-county teams resumed training on December 8 and the Fermanagh management have been holding a series of trials and training sessions […]

Perfect start for McKenna with Ipswich Town

By Mark McGoldrick KIERAN McKenna enjoyed a winning start to his Ipswich Town managerial career last Wednesday night. With 44 minutes on the clock at Portman Road, winger James Norwood slotted the ball to the back of the Wycombe Wanderers net to give McKenna’s side an early advantage. Speaking to iFollow Ipswich, the Enniskillen man said; “It’s a […]

Keenan keen to win title for ‘proud’ dad

By Mark McGoldrick AT just 20 years of age, Tom Keenan is a fine hurler and he will make the opposition pay the price given half a chance. Keenan burst onto the county hurling scene in 2019. Last season his Lory Meagher Cup final hat-trick fired Fermanagh to victory, earning him awards and plaudits from […]

Murphy takes over at Aughawillan

KINAWLEY’S Cathal Murphy is set to try his hand at landing the major honour in ‘the wee county’. Murphy takes over from Derrygonnelly duo Martin Greene and Kevin Cassidy at Aughawillan who have been at the helm for the last two seasons. It’s a challenge the Kinawley man is looking forward to and excited to try his hand […]

Ulster glory would be good for the heart

DAVID Teague was at the peak of his career and fitness when he says “I knew myself there was something seriously wrong”. The 19 year old was hurling for Fermanagh and Lisbellaw and playing football with Maguiresbridge. Then- bang, it all comes to an abrupt end. Teague was diagnosed with a heart condition in 2019 after a […]

Paul Gunn rolls back the years!

In a playing career that spanned for over two decades, PAUL GUNN was a household name for both Enniskillen Gaels and Fermanagh. MARK MCGOLDRICK caught up with the Erne full back this week  to talk about football, family, feuds and regrets.   YOU are widely regarded as one of the finest full-backs and defenders that […]

Donnelly relishing McKenna Cup ties

By Mark McGoldrick   FERMANAGH will face Monaghan and Derry in the first two rounds of the 2022 Dr McKenna Cup. The Erne men will kickstart their competition with an away tie to Monaghan on Tuesday 11 January and will face Derry on the following Saturday in Roslea. Fermanagh manager Kieran Donnelly, who will be […]

McKenna up for the challenge as Ipswich manager

By Mark McGoldrick WHEN rumours began to circulate last week that Kieran McKenna was among the candidates for the vacant Ipswich Town hotseat, there was a mixed reaction and a lot of surprise. How could a man from rural Fermanagh get a job at one of the oldest and most popular football clubs like Ipswich […]


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 […]

Lissan set for multi million development

AT Monday’s night’s virtual Fermanagh GAA AGM, delegates were told about plans to develop the current Lissan facility. Upgrade and development is proposed to cost in the region of £2-3 million and will take place in four phases over the next five years. The development is subject to planning permission which will be sought in […]