Daly ready for ‘formidable’ Leitrim

‘This is where we want to be,’ said Fermanagh manager James Daly, ahead of Sunday’s crunch National Football League Division 4 semi-final against Leitrim. A three-point win over Carlow and a comprehensive 13-point victory over London the last day out secured Fermanagh’s place in the league semi, where the Erne ladies will come up against […]

Burns hopes victory will inspire future generations

IT’S hard to know what got the biggest cheer in Healy Park on Sunday – when Andrea Gordon lifted the Ulster title or when Emma Burns proudly received her ‘Player of the Match’ award. When she walked across the pitch to receive her accolade, Burns, accompanied by her two young children, Meghan and Jarlath says […]

Ulster title would be ‘pinnacle of success’ for Gordon

ANDREA Gordon will lead Derrygonnelly out on to Healy Park on Sunday and she is determined to ‘relish the opportunity’ as the Harps bid to win their first Ulster Club Championship title. With team captain Erin Flanagan currently sidelined with a cruciate ligament injury, Gordon has taken over the skipper’s armband and she admits it […]

Derrygonnelly hold out for historic win

BELCOO’S scenic Lough MacNean shoreline venue saw Fermanagh Ladies footballing history made on Sunday evening. Derrygonnelly carved out a first ever division one title despite tremendous late Kinawley pressure. The Harps victory was rendered all the sweeter knowing their opponents Kinawley were bidding for ‘five in a row’. Splendid champions as they had been, Kinawley […]

Kinawley hold out for five in a row

Kinawley 3-10 Derrygonnelly 2-9 By Martin McBrien Kinawley had to fend off a late Derrygonnelly rally as they secured a magnificent five minor titles in a row last Wednesday evening. The Harps girls dramatically cut a 1-3 to 3-9 deficit back to four points but were unable to come any closer as the Boru’s ran out […]

Wedding day won’t end Daly’s All-Ireland dreams

By John Carney IT WAS the result that nobody wanted last Sunday at Croke Park, least of all Fermanagh ladies manager James Daly. His side had just drawn 1-13 to 1-13 with Antrim in the TG4 All-Ireland Junior Championship Final, but he already had another big occasion on his mind. “I’m getting married on Friday,” Daly said […]

Everyone has played their part, says McGloin

By Mark McGoldrick MOLLY McGloin wore the captain’s armband for Fermanagh on Sunday in Kiltoom and she produced a standout display for the Erne county as they booked their place in the All-Ireland Junior Championship decider. The Newtownbutler defender lined out in the number three jersey for Fermanagh and was a rock in the Erne […]

Girls had ‘a point to prove’ says Daly

THE delighted expression on James Daly’s face after the game said it all. The Armagh man admitted; “The girls, I think, felt they had a point to prove after they lost to Carlow last week. “London came out of the blocks flying but we got to grips with it. “They couldn’t contain Eimear (Smyth), Blaithin (Bogue) […]

Kinawley make it four in a row

THREE first half goals formed the foundations of Kinawley’s fourth successive Division One title but it wasn’t made for the Boru’s as Derrygonnelly staged quite a comeback as they came agonisingly close to achieving a first ever Harps title. Indeed, had it not been for an alert piece of goalkeeping by Donna Owens to intercept […]

The stakes are high for Garrity and his team

“The girls know the stakes and we’re going to have to regroup very quickly and put in a performance that can get us over the line,” was manager Jonny Garrity’s succinct summary of the position his side are now in, following Sunday’s defeat.    When asked for his reaction, Garrity said;    “One of intense […]