Croke Park decider is ‘just deserts’ – Baldwin

Fermanagh hurling boss Joe Baldwin praised his team’s ‘character’ after they produced a remarkable comeback in Longford on Saturday to book their place in the Lory Meagher Cup Final. The Erne hurlers overturned a nine-point half-time deficit to snatch a draw in the 5th round tie against the Midlanders, setting up a repeat of the fixture in […]

Scintillating Smyth ensures winning start

Fermanagh 2-14 Longford 0-6 NEW Fermanagh manager, CJ McGourty, couldn’t have hoped for a better start than that provided by this scintillating opening-round victory over a Longford side laced with higher-status experience. Attacking ace Eimear Smith showed that she has lost none of her exceptional scoring prowess and her presence had the added benefit of freeing up Blaíthín Bogue […]

Performance is key for Donnelly in league opener

Longford travel to Ederney on Saturday with a trophy already in the cabinet this season, but Fermanagh manager Kieran Donnelly says his players won’t shy away from the Midlanders’ challenge. Paddy Christie’s side were crowned O’Byrne Cup champions last Saturday after an impressive 3-13 to 0-12 victory over Louth and Donnelly is anticipating a tough test. […]

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Injury woes for Fermanagh ahead of the Longford game

It’s been six long weeks since the Tyrone defeat but on Saturday, Kieran Donnelly and his team have a chance to turn this summer into a positive as they embark on their Tailteann Cup journey. The Erne men make the trip to Glennon Brothers Pearse Park in Longford for a 5.30pm throw in, no easy […]

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‘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 […]

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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 […]

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