Erne captain McCusker doesn’t fear Armagh

By Mark McGoldrick FERMANAGH captain Declan McCusker is urging his teammates to ‘bring the aggression’ to Armagh in Brewster Park this Sunday when they kick off their Ulster Championship campaign. The odds are heavily stacked against Fermanagh in this provincial quarter-final but McCusker is relishing the opportunity of taking on Kieran McGeeney’s Orchard men. “Everyone is chomping at […]

McCusker ready to go again

By Katrina Brennan IT’S been quite a pre-season for Fermanagh captain Declan McCusker and his wife Zara. Just over eight weeks ago they welcomed their first child Maisie into the world but the extra daddy duties haven’t knocked the Ederney man out of kilter in terms of his league preparation. This weekend, in his third season […]

Performance key for Fermanagh boss Donnelly

By Mark McGoldrick LONGFORD travel to Ederney on Saturday with a trophy already in the cabinet this season, but Fermanagh manager Kieran Donnelly says his players won’t shy away from the Midlanders’ challenge. Paddy Christie’s side were crowned O’Byrne Cup champions last Saturday after an impressive 3-13 to 0-12 victory over Louth and Donnelly is anticipating […]

McCusker takes captaincy in his stride

By Niall Gartland PROMOTION is a big target for the Fermanagh footballers this year, but their captain Declan McCusker says playing in the Tailteann Cup certainly wouldn’t be a booby prize. The Erne County can avoid the de factor ‘B’ competition if they achieve promotion out of Division Three, though McCusker sees many plus points […]