Ballinamallard Utd to play in Irish Cup competition

It has been confirmed by Ballinamallard Utd that they will play in this year’s Irish Cup competition which is scheduled to kick-off on 1 May.   Ballinamallard Utd chairman, Tom Elliott told the Fermanagh Herald this morning (Friday) that following their consultation process with players and management, “they would feel reasonably comfortable if they can […]

300 not out

Swanlinbar man Chris Curran played his 300th game for Cliftonville and the ‘Reds’ captain says he will finish his playing days at Solitude.   CHRIS Curran has had  quite a career. At only 15 years-old he was signed by Manchester Utd from Ballinamallard Utd and within two and a half years his life had come […]

Irish Cup participation still up in the air

So the show goes on, well according to IFA president David Martin who has declared that his vision for the Irish Cup competition will include all 32 teams in the first round draw.    It’s anticipated that the competition will kick-off on 1st May and come to its conclusion on Friday, 21st May when the […]

Ready, set, Howe

FERMANAGH schoolgirl Casey Howe has been making her mark on the international scene and now the 18-year old Linfield striker is preparing for a crunch friendly clash against a highly fancied England side next Tuesday.   Howe was named in a 23-player squad to take on the Lionesses in a behind closed door friendly at […]

Thompson is at the top of her game

  Maguiresbridge woman Louise Thompson was always mad about football. But when a serious knee injury ended her career with Fermanagh Mallards the 31 year old turned in a different direction and took up refereeing. Now she is the IFA’s first-ever female FIFA referee having been selected for the 2020 FIFA list. It’s not the […]

Mallards revenge on Portadown

Ballinamallard United exorcised the demons brought on by an 11 – 0 defeat to Portadown earlier in the season, by claiming a 2 -1 victory at the weekend.