Claire Boles ‘honoured’ to be in Ireland Olympic squad

FERMANAGH’S Claire Boles has been named as a ‘travelling reserve’ for the Ireland Women’s Sevens squad that will compete at this summer’s Olympic Games in Paris. The 12-player squad was confirmed on Monday afternoon with the Carrybridge player listed along with Amy Larn as one of the reserves. 26-year-old Boles may be called to action if […]

Son pays emotional tribute to Maria Britton

THE son of the late Maria Britton said his mother was the “most caring person ever” as the county united in grief following the sudden death of the much-loved Enniskillen resident. Formerly of Kilmacormick Drive, Ms Britton passed away last Wednesday. Her death prompted a wave of sadness, with mourners lining the streets outside St Michael’s […]

Fermanagh Formula One star Bernie Collins releases book

FERMANAGH motorsport giant Bernie Collins is hoping that her recently released self-penned book will encourage a ‘young and more female audience’ to pursue a career in engineering. For almost two decades, the Maguiresbridge woman has been a leading figure in the hugely popular sport of Formula One, where she worked alongside some of the biggest […]

Rugby star opens up on stroke scare

ENNISKILLEN rugby star Kathryn Dane has said she counts her ‘blessings every day’ months after she suffered a serious stroke. During a training camp with Ireland in Dublin in November 2022, the 26-year-old Enniskillen woman fell ill. Thanks to the quick thinking and fast actions of the Ireland medical team, the Ireland scrum half was […]

All roads lead to The Ball Range tonight

ALL roads lead to The Ball Range, Enniskillen, tonight (Tuesday) when Tummery Athletic and their hosts Enniskillen Rangers will lock horns in the final game of the season for the right to be crowned Mercer League champions. On Saturday Tummery defeated NFC Kesh, who were also in the running for the Division One title, 3-1 […]

Fermanagh rower Cassidy wins gold with Great Britain

ENNISKILLEN Royal Boat Club captain Acorn Cassidy made her GB Under-19 debut at the Munich Junior Championships last weekend where they competed in a coxless four with crew mates they had not rowed with before. On Saturday, they won a silver medal, just missing out by one second to the German crew. On Sunday, they went one better winning […]

Fermanagh GAA boss Donnelly ready for ‘tough’ Wicklow

LAST weekend Fermanagh played their final challenge match in preparation for the start of the Tailteann Cup, with a game against Monaghan, and despite losing it by six points, Erne manager, Kieran Donnelly says “the preparations have gone as well as they could have” as they ready themselves for Saturday’s game with Wicklow. “We purposely left […]

Barney Curley honoured at scene of famous betting coup

BELLEWSTOWN racecourse will be forever synonymous with Irvinestown’s Barney Curley who master-minded the most famous betting coup in the history of Irish racing after he successfully pulled off the Yellow Sam coup in 1975. In advance of the 50th anniversary of this landmark event in 2025, Meath’s Bellewstown racecourse has announced details of the inaugural running […]

European Rally Championship calling for Jon Armstrong

JON Armstrong has said it’s a ‘dream come true’ after it was confirmed that he’ll be driving a an M-Sport prepared Ford Fiesta Rally2 car in the European Rally Championship. The reigning ERC3 champion from Kesh has teamed up with co-driver Eoin Treacy for the eight-round campaign, which will kick off with Rally Hungary in […]

PODCAST: Semi showdown!

This week Tommy is joined in the Bootroom by Augher boss Johnny Winser, who reflects on his side’s promotion to F&W Division One. They also discuss that mouth-watering Junior Cup semi-final between Enniskillen Rangers and Tummery Athletic as well as previewing the Mulhern Cup quarter-finals.