Daly has high hopes for the Fermanagh ladies team

ON Monday evening, Fermanagh Ladies County Board announced the appointment of James Daly as their new manager. Daly has been appointed for a three year term and the Armagh man believes he can bring the Erne county back to where they belong, “out of Junior and competing at the highest level of intermediate and pushing […]

Knockninny land historic senior title

FOR almost all of the first half, this curtain raiser seemed to be heading Kinawley’s way, the Brian Boru’s dominating play but crucially, failing to translate plentiful possession into scores. This was to prove costly as the game turned in second half. Knockninny playing with increasing confidence and flair as they dominated the last quarter to finish convincing winners and […]

Fermanagh players and manager call for Executive change

AT least 10 senior ladies players are prepared to walk away from intercounty football if “the current executive” remains in place. The news emerged last Wednesday, after the Fermanagh Herald obtained a letter issued by the players to the Fermanagh County Board, in which the players highlighted a list of grievances, ranging from sponsorship, fixtures, expenses, finances, gear […]

Fermanagh ladies can turn their season around

“We’re looking forward to it, one win could make such a difference and we’re determined to make it this one” says Fermanagh manager, Jonny Garrity.   The Fintona man is certainly adopting a positive approach to his side’s next challenge, following the double disappointment of relegation and an Ulster final defeat.   A fortnight after […]

One game, one chance, to stay in Division Three

IT’S all to play for this Sunday, when Fermanagh ladies travel to Kinnegad in Westmeath. A Division Three relegation battle with Wicklow awaits, with the winner staying up and the loser dropping down to Division Four.   In a repeat of the 2020 All Ireland Junior final, Fermanagh will line out against the Leinster ladies […]

Murphy hopeful the team can bounce back

FERMANAGH captain Courteney Murphy is eager to put last weekend’s disappointing performance against Sligo behind them, as they focus on their relegation battle with Down this weekend.   “It wasn’t a good performance, I think that was the worst of it. It was a strong Sligo team but we just didn’t perform at all. It […]

Sligo is as must win game says Doonan

IT wasn’t the start Joanne Doonan and her teammates were hoping for but the joint vice captain is drawing on the positives, rather than the negatives, after their defeat to Roscommon.   “We’re disappointed to lose but we have a lot to learn from that game and we should probably take  some confidence in a […]

Ladies Senior Club League could be on hold until Septem

THE ladies club season will get underway this Sunday with a nine-aside league. County players will be exempt from taking part as they are in pre-season training with the county and are due to play their first league match on May 23 away to Roscommon.   The latest amendment to fixtures by Croke Park, which […]

Garrity unhappy with ‘Team of the Year’ selection

FERMANAGH may be All-Ireland Junior champions but you might not know it to look at the ‘Team of the Year’.    While Fermanagh had five players named on the team, runners-up Wicklow had seven.  Fermanagh manager Jonny Garrity was left feeling ‘bemused’ by the decision.   “I’m delighted for the five to receive the recognition […]

Marita joins Mayo management

THE lure of inter-county football was always there for Marita McDonald, so it came as no surprise when the Teemore woman was recently named as a selector with Michael Moyles’ new Mayo management team. She is one of a fourteen strong backroom team that will try and re-establish Mayo as a key player on the […]