Canning ready for Dundela debut

NEW Ballinamallard United manager Tommy Canning says that taking on league leaders Dundela is the ‘perfect game’ as he makes his debut as manager at Ferney Park. On Tuesday night, Canning was appointed as manager and he stood in as assistant manager on Saturday when the Mallards beat Knockbreda 2-1 at Breda Park. The new […]

Junior Cup

A Ferney final as Rangers and Tummery set to lock horns

IFA Junior Cup Final Enniskillen Rangers v Tummery Athletic Saturday, 12 noon, Ferney Park, Ballinamallard   It’s a high noon showdown this Saturday at Ferney Park for the trophy everyone wanted and the final nobody expected. Mercer League champions Enniskillen Rangers face Mulhern Cup winners Tummery Athletic in an all-Fermanagh & Western Irish Junior Cup […]

Dykes disappointed to leave but says Ducks can stay up

The bombshell of Gavin Dykes departure from Ferney Park was dropped on Monday, but the Sligo man reveals his mind was all but made up after Saturday’s horror show performance against Ards. “I couldn’t watch it,” said Dykes. “I had to do what was right for the football club and I honestly believed that the […]

Ballinamallard back in action against Ards

  It was a break week for Ballinamallard in the Premiership, but the senior manager Gavin Dykes took the chance to cast his eye over the reserves as they earned a 3-0 over their Ballymena counterparts. With Josh McIlwaine, Gary Armstrong and Ross Taheny also in action it was also a chance to get a […]

Dykes marshals his forces for hectic seven days

In many respects, given last Saturday’s rousing victory against Cliftonville, it is a shame Ballinamallard don’t have a league game this week to try and build up a head of steam. “It is,” agrees Mallards manager Gavin Dykes. “And last time we won a league game against Carrick we didn’t have a league game the […]

Ballinamallard take on Cliftonville tonight

ANDY Crawford has warned Ballinamallard United supporters that the battle for survival is going to be a long haul. On Saturday the Mallards suffered a “demoralising” 1-0 defeat at relegation rivals Warrenpoint Town, a result that means the Ferney Park outfit is still four points behind Carrick Rangers, but a whopping 10 adrift of Matthew […]