Burns hopes victory will inspire future generations


IT’S hard to know what got the biggest cheer in Healy Park on Sunday – when Andrea Gordon lifted the Ulster title or when Emma Burns proudly received her ‘Player of the Match’ award. When she walked across the pitch to receive her accolade, Burns, accompanied by her two young children, Meghan and Jarlath says […]


It’s a ‘proud day’ to be from Derrygonnelly – Smyth


BEFORE Sunday’s decider, everybody knew that if Eimear Smyth was on song, Derrygonnelly would have a good chance of winning the Ulster Intermediate Championship title – that indeed proved to be the case in Healy Park. Derrygonnelly’s taliswoman was in sensational form in Omagh, accounting for an incredible 2-09 of their 2-11 tally. The selfless Smyth […]


Smyth focused on task at hand


AS Derrygonnelly manager Garry Smyth knows, the opportunity to compete in an Ulster Club final ‘doesn’t come around too often’, and he is urging his players to make the most of Sunday’s chance. The Harps ladies are now just 60 minutes away from winning the provincial intermediate championship and Smyth is hoping that his team […]


Derrygonnelly hold out for historic win


BELCOO’S scenic Lough MacNean shoreline venue saw Fermanagh Ladies footballing history made on Sunday evening. Derrygonnelly carved out a first ever division one title despite tremendous late Kinawley pressure. The Harps victory was rendered all the sweeter knowing their opponents Kinawley were bidding for ‘five in a row’. Splendid champions as they had been, Kinawley […]


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 […]


Back in the game and ready for Ulster Final


19 years after playing her first senior game for Kinawley Brian Boru’s, Gemma McCaffrey is preparing for an Ulster final this weekend. The mother of three, was forced to retire from the game she loves in 2009, after a torn cruciate the previous year. Then life took over! Gemma, mother to three children, 5 year […]