McMenamin follows his ‘gut feeling’ as he steps down

RYAN McMenamin says “the time was right to go” after he informed the County Board Chairman, Greg Kelly of his decision last Thursday night. “I’m my own man, I do my own stuff and I’m a firm believer in doing what your gut tells you and I’ve learned that over the two years of management. […]

McMenamin steps down as Fermanagh manager

RYAN McMenamin informed the Fermanagh County Board of his decision to step down as County manager last night (Thursday). The Dromore man took over from Rory Gallagher as manager in August 2019 for a three year term, with a yearly review to take place. Last month McMenamin told the Fermanagh Herald “you would like to […]

No decision yet on McMenamin’s future

WITHIN minutes of the final whistle, Ryan McMenamin was sat up in the Gerry Arthur stand in St Tiernach’s Park with dictaphones pointing at him from all directions. Hard questions, easy question- the Dromore man, answered them all.   One question that wasn’t asked was “will you stay?” or “do you want to stay?” but […]

GAA: Fermanagh managers react to further delay

AS the news emerged that the GAA season has been put on hold a little longer, players, fans and management teams all had their own opinion on the decision. Fermanagh senior football manager, Ryan McMenamin had been calling for some clarification on the issue and last Wednesday brought that,   “The GAA is in a […]

Playing behind closed doors the new normal

THE show must go on as Fermanagh took on Laois in their last league game behind closed doors to an eerily quite Brewster Park on Saturday.  Attention now turns to the win-or-bust Ulster Championship opener ten days from now where there won’t be a single supporter on site to cheer on the county team in […]

McMenamin confirmed as Fermanagh manager

Ryan McMenamin was installed as Fermanagh manager at last night’s meeting of Fermanagh GAA’s County Committee. The Dromore man was a part of Rory Gallagher’s back room team for the past two years and provides some welcome continuity. The County Board statement said, “Ryan brings experience and knowledge from having worked with the senior squad […]


Search begins for Gallagher successor

As the county absorbs the news of Rory Gallagher’s departure, thoughts turn to who will be next to take on the mantle of senior manager. In some respects the team is in a period of transition. Players like Eoin Donnelly, Ryan Jones and Barry Mulrone have over 100 games in the county jersey, while the […]

Fermanagh need to target three on the trot

National Football League division Three Sligo v Fermanagh Markievicz Park, Sunday, 2pm. Referee: John Hickey (Carlow) Two-time All Star Barry Owens has been hugely impressed with the form of Fermanagh this season and believes the depth in the squad is showing that this current Fermanagh team really can go somewhere. It’s high praise from the […]