Review of the year – Fermanagh

1 A changing of the guard KIERAN Donnelly came on board as Fermanagh Senior Intercounty Football manager before the 2021 season, succeeding Ryan McMenamin who had been involved for a number of years, first as assistant and latterly as manager. They endured a poor start to the league, but after that they seemed to get […]

We’ll lick our wounds says Gaels boss

By Katrina Brennan “IT’S a steep learning curve and unfortunately tonight we probably fell off the cliff a wee bit,” admitted Enniskillen Gaels manager, Simon Bradley after his team were comprehensively beaten by All-Ireland champions Kilcoo in the Athletic Grounds. After winning the toss, the Gaels elected to play against a wind that would’ve blown the head […]

Kilcoo not looking past Gaels test says Gilligan

By Shaun Casey FROM the outside, an Ulster final between Kilcoo and Glen looks like the dream pairing, but the Magpies won’t be underestimating their semi-final opponents Enniskillen Gaels. The Fermanagh side needed extra-time and penalties to eventually shake off Gowna in the provincial quarter-final, and that will give them plenty of momentum heading into […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: Ulster’s club serving tops it all

LAST weekend proved to any doubters out there just how special and ultra-competitive our Ulster Club Championship season is up here. When you look through all of the games last weekend, you would have witnessed everything that we like about Gaelic games and credit to all the clubs involved. Let’s start with the most controversial game, given all […]

Enniskillen Gaels ready for ‘elite’ competition says Bradley

By Katrina Brennan THE celebrations were cut shorter than expected at the players’ bequest and it was back to training last Wednesday night for the Gaels. With their first Fermanagh senior championship in 16 years secured, the Ulster Club Championship is somewhat unknown territory for this group of players. For their manager, Simon Bradley on the other hand, […]

Gowna have the shackles off says skipper Ryan McGahern

By Niall Gartland BY a twist of fate Gowna’s last Ulster Championship match, 20 years ago this week, was against their upcoming opponents Enniskillen Gaels. The Fermanagh team edged Gowna in a semi-final contest back in November 11, 2002 before losing to Errigal Ciaran in the final on a wet and miserable day in Clones. […]

Championship win is the ‘best thing ever’, says Horan

By Mark McGoldrick NOT for the first this season, Brandon Horan produced a standout performance for Enniskillen. The big midfielder played a pivotal role for the Gaels on Sunday, winning primary possession from kickouts and linking up play from defence to attack, as well as chipping in with a sweetly struck score midway through the […]

Love eager for team to grab more glory

By Katrina Brennan AT 21 years of age, corner forward Conor Love is one of the most exciting prospects on the Fermanagh football scene. After producing throughout the championship, the pacey attacker once again delivered for his club on Sunday afternoon, banging in two goals and a point for his team on their way to […]