Pete McGrath has held faith with the starting 15 who trounced Antrim for Fermanagh’s first ever championship meeting with Roscommon.
FERMANAGH 1-21 ANTRIM 0-11 All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers Round 2A John Hughes reports from Brewster Park. A resolute defensive performance and an other-worldly performance from Sean Quigley has eased Fermanagh into the next round of the qualifiers. Fermanagh were well on top by the break and they as went up through the gears in the second […]
James McMahon has been named at number six to face Antrim in a Fermanagh team which sees a number of changes from the Ulster semi-final.
It was all so promising at half time. But a dominant second half performance from Monaghan means it will be they rather than Fermanagh who will be preparing for the Ulster final on July 19th.
It’s thought to be the first in the county – and it’s definitely the first of its kind that we at the Fermanagh Herald have seen.
Fermanagh have booked their place in the Ulster semi-final, but not before weathering a dogged challenge from a determined 14 man Antrim outfit, a late Sean Quigley penalty putting a handsome complexion on the final scoreline.
So Saturday evening sees Fermanagh take to the field in the first final of Pete McGrath’s reign. The county are undoubtedly there on form with the pain of a narrow championship defeat to Laois last year being used to good effect.
Fermanagh boss Pete McGrath has made three changes from the team that faced Sligo for the visit of Tipperary this Sunday.
Fermanagh played two challenge matches last week with a win and a defeat the return as McKenna Cup preparation continued.
You have to feel for Sylvester Mulrone’s men, forced to taste semi-final defeat for the second time this season.