Donnelly ready for formidable challenge

TWENTY-SIX years ago, 19 year-old Kieran Donnelly made his Ulster Championship debut for Fermanagh against Tyrone. The Brookeborough man lined out at wing half-forward that day but after helping keep the game competitive for a large part, they succumbed to a fairly heavy Tyrone beating down in Healy Park. Memories of defeats at the hands of Tyrone […]

Fermanagh feel ‘hard done by’ says Donnelly

On Monday afternoon, Fermanagh manager, Kieran Donnelly may have cooled off but the sense of frustration and anger at Sunday’s decision to rule Sean Quigley’s legitimate point wide was still very much simmering. The Roslea man very definitely put Fermanagh two points clear going into the final five minutes but the umpire and match officials […]

Same again, urges Donnelly

Fermanagh has never been a team associated with racking up a big score but on Saturday afternoon Kieran Donnelly’s men showed what they can do. 3-15 was a brave score against any team, especially in a tight Division Three league. The game was open from start to finish as play went from end-to-end and it […]

Longford result will have a‘big bearing’ on league

Kieran Donnelly and his team make the journey to Pearse Park on Sunday with one thing on their minds, a first league victory. The Fermanagh manager knows it won’t be easy though, against a team that has shown in recent times that they’re a match for the Erne men. “There has never been anything between […]

A win can reignite promotion hopes

HAVING suffered defeat at the hands of Antrim last weekend, Kieran Donnelly’s Fermanagh squad now travel to the East coast on Sunday for a huge game with Wicklow. Coming into the Division Three campaign, Fermanagh was quietly being tipped by some to go all the way and claim promotion, however, last Saturday’s 0-8 to 1-14 defeat by Antrim has posed serious […]

Manager Donnelly expecting a tough test from Saffrons

AS the popular Tiesto song lyrics go, “Let’s get down, let’s get down to business” and that’ll be the feeling of Fermanagh players and management this Saturday evening. The ‘warm up’ in the Dr McKenna Cup has played out and now it’s time to deliver when it really matters. Fermanagh manager, Kieran Donnelly has had […]

Donnelly ready for his first game in charge

By Mark McGoldrick IN his first game in charge, Fermanagh manager Kieran Donnelly and his team will travel to Clones this Sunday when the Erne men take on Monaghan in their McKenna Cup opener. Inter-county teams resumed training on December 8 and the Fermanagh management have been holding a series of trials and training sessions […]

Donnelly relishing McKenna Cup ties

By Mark McGoldrick   FERMANAGH will face Monaghan and Derry in the first two rounds of the 2022 Dr McKenna Cup. The Erne men will kickstart their competition with an away tie to Monaghan on Tuesday 11 January and will face Derry on the following Saturday in Roslea. Fermanagh manager Kieran Donnelly, who will be […]

Donnelly confirms backroom team

Recently appointed Fermanagh manager, Kieran Donnelly has confirmed his backroom team for the season ahead. The Brookeborough man will be assisted by his Omagh CBS teaching colleague Fearghal Quinn along with Ryan McCluskey as team coach and Pat Cadden as goalkeeping coach. Niall Smyth, Ger Treacy and Stephen Jackson will work under the ‘umbrella’ of selectors/statistical […]


Corrigan and Donnelly out of race for Erne hot seat

Hogan Cup winning boss Dom Corrigan has ruled himself out of contention for the Fermanagh senior post. The St Michael’s manager won the historic first A grade All-Ireland title with a panel of 35 Fermanagh players and was seen as a strong front runner for the post. Also out of the running is Omagh CBS […]