Injuries have hampered us says Belnaleck boss

By Katrina Brennan IT’S a derby day decider this Saturday afternoon when Kinawley welcomes Belnaleck to Patrick McManus Park for the first of this weekend’s Senior Championship quarter-finals. Neither team have shown any consistency in the championship so far, with both scraping through their final round matches with a point to spare. Kinawley have had […]

‘Confidence is high’ in Belnaleck camp

By Jack Madden BELNALECK selector Malachy McConnell knows full well a tie away to last year’s finalists Erne Gaels won’t be an easy start, but despite being the second smallest club by area in Fermanagh, there is no shortage of confidence in the camp. Belnaleck are primed and ready to go, and McConnell is looking forward to a […]

All-Ireland 7s glory for Belnaleck

FERMANAGH club Belnaleck were crowned Beacon Hospital All-Ireland Football 7s champions on Saturday after a two-point win over Trillick, St Macartan’s in the Kilmacud Crokes tournament. Teams from all across the country competed for the coveted title and it was the Fermanagh side that came out on top after a 1-11 to 1-9 win over the Tyrone team in […]

“Declan Coulter had a bag of tricks to get away”

RONAN McGurn gives his thoughts on the players and teams he has faced… Ronan McGurn. Age: 22. Teams played for: Lisbellaw (hurling), Belnaleck (football) and Fermanagh (hurling). Advertisement Who are your main rivals? We always seem to be coming up against Louth so it’s probably them at the moment. Which opposition ground do you like […]

McGurn:“Having Mark Curry on your team always makes things a lot easier”

Name: Ronan McGurn. Age: 22. Teams played for: Lisbellaw (hurling), Belnaleck (football) and Fermanagh (hurling). Earliest GAA memory? Advertisement Indoor hurling with Benny McManus or being brought down to my older brother’s football training sessions to run about. Which team-mate has been the most inspirational and why? John Duffy is a great man for getting […]

‘Mixed emotions’ for Ryder and Bradley

By Mark McGoldrick SEAMUS Ryder breathed a huge sigh of relief at full time as a late Erne Gaels rally snatched a much-needed draw in their first-round clash with Belnaleck on Sunday. “I was happy enough with the point, in the end, up,” said Ryder. “It was a good result with 14 men and three […]

Erne Gaels set their sights on qualification

By Michael McMullan GETTING out of their group is the “number one aim” in the Erne Gaels camp ahead of this Saturday afternoon’s Senior Championship opener at home to Belnaleck, insists manager Seamus Ryder. Last year’s Intermediate champions edged out Kinawley to win first Senior League title since 1996 and Ryder knows the task ahead in a […]

Round Up – All of Saturday’s Ulster Club Action

From Odhrán Crumley  There were three games up for decision in both the junior and intermediate Ulster Club championship with Fermanagh’s Aghadrumsee and Derry duo Banagher and Limavady advancing.    Ulster Intermediate Club Football Championship Preliminary Round Advertisement Banagher (Derry) 2-11 Belnaleck (Fermanagh) 0-9 After waiting 66 years to claim a championship at senior level, […]