Girls had ‘a point to prove’ says Daly

THE delighted expression on James Daly’s face after the game said it all. The Armagh man admitted; “The girls, I think, felt they had a point to prove after they lost to Carlow last week. “London came out of the blocks flying but we got to grips with it. “They couldn’t contain Eimear (Smyth), Blaithin (Bogue) […]

Ulster glory would be a dream for captain Andrea

ANDREA Gordon’s rise to becoming Fermanagh captain is a surprising one. After turning 35 years of age, Gordon, who had been a stalwart of the Derrygonnelly ladies team, was given a trial by new Fermanagh manager James Daly in October. The Harps skipper impressed the Fermanagh manager, and not only did she get a place […]

Donnelly ready for his first game in charge

By Mark McGoldrick IN his first game in charge, Fermanagh manager Kieran Donnelly and his team will travel to Clones this Sunday when the Erne men take on Monaghan in their McKenna Cup opener. Inter-county teams resumed training on December 8 and the Fermanagh management have been holding a series of trials and training sessions […]

Just no breaking the ‘Law

LAYING down the law, that’s exactly what Lisbellaw hurlers did on Sunday afternoon in Clones. The Ulster semi final which was moved from the Athletic Grounds to St Tiernach’s Park was a tight affair in the first half but in the second, Fermanagh’s only senior hurling team powered to victory with 10 points to spare in […]

VIDEO: Corrigan calls it!

By Mark McGoldrick   Tomorrow evening in Brewster Park at 7.30pm, Derrygonnelly Harps and Kinawley Brian Borus will face off in the Senior Football Championship semi-final. Derrygonnelly will head into this game as favourites following their extra time victory over champions Ederney in their quarter-final replay last Saturday. Standing in Derrygonnelly’s place in their seventh […]

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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 […]

McCaffrey confident Fermanagh will learn from defeat

Ronan McCaffrey was one of the top performers for Fermanagh under-20s on Friday night. The county Minor started at number 13 and chipped in with two superb points, one in either half. Reflecting on the game, McCaffrey admits that his own personal contribution was of little consolation at the full-time whistle. “Of course you are […]

McHugh’s focused on the task in hand

Fermanagh Assistant manager, Mark McHugh was absolutely delighted to hear the final whistle in Brewster Park on Friday night.   “We did enough. We realise that what we did against Antrim will not be anywhere near good enough to beat Down.”   The 2012 All-Ireland winner watched his Fermanagh side dominate Antrim and book their […]

Owens is savouring his playing days

Many people say you’re the best player to come out of Fermanagh- how does that sit with you, Barry?    “I don’t even know if I was the best player in Teemore” he modestly laughs, “when you play alongside the likes of Ciaran O’Reilly and them, who were great footballers, skilfully-wise.   “ It is […]

‘Away to Monaghan is never going to be easy’ McMenamin

FERMANAGH have been drawn to play Monaghan in this year’s Ulster Championship. The draw was made live on the RTE Six One news on Tuesday evening.   Fermanagh avoided the preliminary round of the draw but were dealt an away fixture for the quarter final meeting with neighbours Monaghan.     Fermanagh’s last Ulster Championship […]