Sports mad Portadown school enjoying season of success

St John the Baptist College, Portadown is going from strength to strength on the sporting front. Former Down footballer Ryan McAleenan tells us more. Shaun Casey writes… NOT so long ago, Ryan McAleenan had to wander around the corridors of St John the Baptist College, Portadown, inviting students out to the back field for a […]

McGourty hoping for another fast start against Oakleafers

By Jonathan Hogan THIS Sunday the spotlight falls on Donagh as the triumphant Fermanagh ladies, fresh from their Ulster Junior victory, step back onto the field to face Derry once again. CJ McGourty was a keen observer in Ballymaguigan this past weekend as the Oakleaf County rebounded from their provincial final loss by impressively overcoming […]

McGourty pride as Erne County end wait for Ulster title

By Martin McBrien A FEELING of pride was how CJ McGourty summed up Fermanagh’s first Ulster title in eight years following their provincial Junior success against Derry. “Very proud of the girls, very proud of the county, very proud of the committee,” beamed Fermanagh manager McGourty, who saw his team record a facile 6-14 to […]

McQuade: We want to take the step up

By Niall Gartland FERMANAGH ladies captain Shannan McQuade recognises that they need to be proving themselves in Saturday’s Ulster Junior Championship final against Derry if they’re to carry through their ambitions of becoming a recognised team at Intermediate level. This time last year the Erne County produced a creditable performance against Down in the Junior […]

Free-scoring Fermanagh ladies chase another win

By Shaun Casey NO team across the entire Ladies National Football League has come close to racking up the scores that CJ McGourty’s Fermanagh have managed this season. His Erne County side has notched an incredible combined tally of 111 points in five games. The Division Four table toppers, who have amassed four wins and one […]

CJ: “That was for Damian”

By Alan Rodgers ALL the momentum gained from their marvellous first-day victory at the weekend will be carried forward by the Tyrone hurlers when they make the long trip to Wicklow for their second clash this weekend. There was no doubting the satisfaction of both the players and management thanks to the big win over […]