Erne men ready for crunch quarter-final with Antrim

It’s familiar territory for Fermanagh and Antrim this Saturday evening (6pm) when they go head-to-head in Brewster Park. The draw for the last eight was made on Monday morning and with Fermanagh having already played Laois and Wicklow in the group stages, they could only draw either Limerick or Antrim. “We sort of knew going […]

Donnelly wants big response in ‘winner takes all’ game

The last time Fermanagh played Laois was in March last year, in the league, and the Erne men came out on top that day, 3-15 to 3-09. Seán Quigley and Ciaran Corrigan were in flying form, scoring 1-5 and 1-3 respectively and in truth, Fermanagh should’ve won by more. This weekend, Fermanagh will need their […]

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‘Destiny is still in our own hands’, says McCusker

Fermanagh captain Declan McCusker said the Erne men have to learn from the second half performance on Sunday if they are to achieve their goal of coming top of their Tailteann Cup group. “We should have managed it (the game) out,” said the Ederney man, “we had enough time and we still had the lead […]

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Improvement needed ahead of Cavan clash, says McCusker

As Declan McCusker wearily hobbled into the changing rooms in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Saturday afternoon, with a hamstring strain on one leg and a ‘dead leg’ on the other, he epitomised exactly the way a captain should perform when his side needs him. The Ederney man was immense against Longford, so good he […]

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‘We can beat anyone in the competition’ says Cassidy

When Fermanagh played Longford in the league back at the end of February, Fermanagh full back Jonny Cassidy had to sit it out because of a hip injury. Watching on, the Enniskillen Gaels man knows the sending off of Longford’s captain, Michael Quinn, had a big bearing on the game that day; “It was nip […]

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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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Quigley a ‘major doubt’ for Tailteann Cup game

Fermanagh manager Kieran Donnelly is first and foremost happy to know who their opposition is in just over a week’s time. To be drawn against Longford, away from home, will be a tough challenge though; “It’s a tough draw. Our past history with Longford, it’s always a competitive fixture. There’s been draws and one point […]

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