Newtown’ crowned Division One champions


TWO first half goals from Conor Casey and Tiarnan Fitzpatrick fired Newtownbutler to a nine-point victory and the Under-15 Division One title, on Thursday evening. Played in Brewster Park, the opening quarter was nip and tuck, with little between the sides. There were four minutes played before the first score came when Casey pointed a free […]

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Gaels distance themselves from tweets amid abuse claims


ENNISKILLEN Gaels have distanced themselves from three retweets on their Twitter account regarding Derry manager Rory Gallagher’s domestic violence allegations. Three tweets by sports writer and author, Ewan MacKenna, about the influence of social media in the domestic violence claims against Mr Gallagher, were retweeted by the Fermanagh club. In his three tweets, Mr MacKenna made his […]


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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 https://bit.ly/3gOl8G0


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 […]

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