Poacher is the ‘right man for the job’, says Baldwin

THE highly rated Steven Poacher has been officially ratified as the new ‘head coach’ of the Fermanagh hurlers. Poacher, from Down, has risen to popularity in GAA circles following stints in inter-county coaching with the Carlow and Roscommon men’s football teams and his insightful webinars and tips through his column in the ‘Gaelic Life’ online […]

‘Massive’ game for hurlers

FERMANAGH hurling captain Ryan Bogue says Saturday’s Division 3B league final against Longford is “massive” for the improvement of the team and for hurling in the county. “Playing games against better teams is the only way you improve” says the Tempo man, adding, “The group is probably at the right age profile now to make the step […]

Just no breaking the ‘Law

LAYING down the law, that’s exactly what Lisbellaw hurlers did on Sunday afternoon in Clones. The Ulster semi final which was moved from the Athletic Grounds to St Tiernach’s Park was a tight affair in the first half but in the second, Fermanagh’s only senior hurling team powered to victory with 10 points to spare in […]

Hurling stalwart’s legacy will live on in Lisnaskea

THE death has taken place of one of Fermanagh’s most influential hurling figures. Tony Jackman, aged 79 years of the Knock’s, Lisnaskea, died peacefully in hospital on Wednesday of last week surrounded by his family. Mr Jackman was a stalwart of the Lisnaskea Emmetts hurling club and was held in high esteem to all who […]

Baldwin says indiscipline cost Fermanagh 

A DRAW against Cavan felt more like a defeat, admits Fermanagh hurling manager Joe Baldwin.   The Ernesiders were cruising throughout the second half and at one stage led by seven points, but Cavan slowly came back into the game and through Brian Fitzpatrick, the Breffni county hit the last four points of the game […]

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Titanic effort from fourteen man Fermanagh

FERMANAGH have advanced to the final of the Lory Meagher Cup, this drawn tie with Cavan at windswept Brewster Park on Sunday sufficient to earn the side their final ticket following their victory over Louth the previous week. It was a draw chiselled out in the most demanding of circumstances in a contest that roared […]