ON Monday night last, well-known Passionist author, Fr Daniel O’Leary, the last of the guest speakers, brought the 26th annual Graan Novena of Hope to a close.
Last Saturday Ederney youngster Rory Baird set out to claim another nine county title to his collection. Baird, who is now competing at the Boy 4 (46KG) weight category knew at this age group he would get nothing easy.
The winner of the Fermanagh Herald Overall Sports Person of the Year award had a 2014 to remember.
“Obviously disappointed at losing the game but realistic enough to accept that we were facing a very good side,” said St Michael’s manager Dominic Corrigan as he assessed his side’s emphatic defeat to St Colman’s at Emyvale on Sunday.
FERMANAGH took centre stage on the Northern Ireland athletics scene last weekend with hundreds of runners from all over the province donning their spikes for some top-class action at the Necarne Estate.
The travelling road show which is the province wide publicity blitz for the launch of the book titled The MacRory Cup, pitched up at St Michael’s last Thursday evening.
St Michael’s College Enniskillen is launching ‘The MacRory Cup – the story of Ulster College Senior Football’ this Thursday evening in the College assembly hall at 7pm.
The Ulster Colleges GAA Council is launching the first ever history of the MacRory Cup this week.
Fermanagh athletes produced some good performances at the second stage of the Ulster / NI age group cross-country championships, held on a very demanding course near Virginia in Cavan on Sunday with an individual title for Edel Monaghan and team medals for St Michael’s at U17 and U13 level, bringing their tally to five for the seven age groups they contested at Jordanstown and in Cavan.
It has been a disappointing start for St Michael’s in the opening games of their Rannafast Cup campaign, the college slipping to successive defeats in their first two fixtures.