Cassidy cleared to play for Gaels against Kinawley

ENNISKILLEN Gaels player Jonny Cassidy has had the red card he received against Ederney last weekend reduced to a yellow and will now be available to Simon Bradley for their meeting with Kinawley, this evening in Brewster Park (8pm).  Cassidy was issued a red card deep in injury time by referee Eoin Murphy but Enniskillen […]

Kinawley’s eye for goal sees them reclaim the title

Superior goal-scoring prowess, as exemplified by Niamh McManus and Gemma McCaffrey braces in the first and second halves respectively, was instrumental in propelling Kinawley to a convincing league final victory. In the process, the Brian Boru’s girls reclaimed possession of the first division title from their keenest rivals with more ease than might have been […]

Corrigan wants team to learn from last year’s loss

KINAWLEY manager Dom Corrigan wants his players to ‘give a good account of themselves’ on Sunday as they prepare to take on Derrygonnelly in the Division One League Final. The Brian Boru’s booked their place in the league decider on Friday night after a three-point win over Belnaleck. Corrigan was pleased with his team’s win […]

Erne Gaels and Kinawley do battle once more

Seamus Ryder and his Erne Gaels team will have had seven days to get ready for Kinawley, after last Sunday’s quarter-final victory against Roslea. In a repeat of the Division One league final where Belleek edged victory with a point to spare against Dom Corrigan’s Kinawley, Ryder is preparing for another testing game. “It’s going […]

McCaffrey goals brace helps Kinawley to ‘five in a row’

Kinawley 3-10 Derrygonnelly 2-11 SATURDAY night’s final went right down to the wire, and like true champions, Kinawley held off a late Derrygonnelly surge to make it five senior championship titles in a row. The Boru’s got off to a dream start, hitting the net in the first attack of the game. From the throw-in, […]

Can Corrigan end 84 years of hurt?

Only a few will remember the last time Kinawley won the Division One trophy because you have to rewind the clock 84 years, to 1938. The Boru’s didn’t feature in another league final until 1963 when they lined out against Devenish but because of torrential rain, the game was abandoned. The replay was played in ‘64 […]

Ladies club championship schedule confirmed

THE Fermanagh ladies fixtures committee has confirmed that the Ladies Senior Championship, which involves three teams, Kinawley, Derrygonnelly and Enniskillen Gaels will get underway on Saturday 20 August. The Intermediate Championship throws in on the weekend of 24/25 August and the Junior Championship preliminary round starts on 17/18 September.  The first game in the senior […]

Early birthday present for Doonan with Grand Final win

An early birthday present for Joanne Doonan came in the form of a VFLW premiership win on Sunday. Doonan, who turned 28 on Monday, joined the Bombers in February and has played a big role as the club landed it’s first premiership title. The Kinawley woman scored a goal just before half time in Sunday’s Grand […]

Doonan signs AFLW contract with Essendon

On Friday morning, it emerged that Kinawley’s Joanne Doonan had signed a two year contract with Essendon’s inaugural Australian Football League Women’s (AFLW) side. Doonan is one of four players who have been signed from the club’s VFLW (Victorian Football League Women’s) second tier outfit and will make the step up next season. “It was […]

Corrigan is coming home

When Dom Corrigan laced up the boots as an 11 year old cub, making his Kinawley debut on the under 14 team that played Erne Gaels, he found himself in nets. On that sunny Saturday morning, back in 1973, the then under 14 manager, Fr Gaffney, gave Corrigan the number one shirt but his performance […]