Player safety is paramount, says Enniskillen boss Bradley

By Katrina Brennan ON Monday afternoon, Enniskillen Gaels manager Simon Bradley said it’s a case of resetting now as they prepare for the rescheduled senior championship final this Sunday. After the heavy downpours on Sunday morning, Brewster Park was deemed unplayable, despite the best efforts of club volunteers. Bradley, having been around the ground a lifetime, said the […]

Enniskillen learning lessons of last year

By Niall Gartland ENNISKLLEN Gaels endured a chastening experience in last year’s county final, but they assessed the situation, made the necessary changes, and will see Sunday’s decider Erne Gaels as a real opportunity to win their first senior championship title since 2016. They were ground down by a hardened Derrygonnelly Harps team, but their […]

Erne Gaels bidding to cap off a brilliant season

By Niall Gartland ERNE Gaels have undergone a swift resurgence under their manager Seamus Ryder, and they’ll be quietly confident of completing a league and championship double when they face Enniskillen Gaels this weekend. It’s been a rapid rise for the Belleek team – they won last year’s Intermediate title, won this year’s Division One […]

Kelm relishing playing in first senior final

By Katrina Brennan IT’S six years since Erne Gaels last featured in the Fermanagh senior final and on that first Sunday in October 2016, a young Ultán Kelm stood behind the goals, well for the first half anyway, before a steward moved him and his friends on. “The three of us (Ben McCann and Gareth Deery) were […]

Winning return for Dom

By Katrina Brennan With Kinawley safely through to the semis, Sean Leonard, the Kinawley assistant manager was delighted with his team’s display; “We’re really happy. That was our goal to get through to the semi final, we get another week now to recover from this, then prepare for the semi final. “We all rowed behind […]

Enniskillen Gaels look ahead

By Eimear Keenan ENNISKILLEN Gaels manager, Simon Bradley, was delighted to get out of Roslea with another two points on Sunday evening. “Roslea away was going to be a tough game for anyone in the championship,” he said, “It’s a very hard place to come and get a victory.’ “We aren’t happy with our first half performance, […]

Derrygonnelly still the team to beat in Fermanagh

FERMANAGH SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP BELNALECK V DERRYGONNELLY Sunday, Belnaleck, 1pm A late Stephen McGullion polished off an opening day win for champions Derrygonnelly and Belnaleck were reeled in by Erne Gaels. The Harps scored well and could back it with this weekend. Advertisement Verdict: Derrygonnelly   TEEMORE V ERNE GAELS Sunday, St Mary’s Park, 3.30pm […]

Bradley hoping the Gaels can close the gap

By Michael McMullan NEW Enniskillen Gaels manager Simon Bradley admits his side need to close the gap on the physicality stakes if they are going to translate underage promise into a challenge for a first title since 2006. Last season was their first time back in the decider and the Gaels were on the wrong […]