Erne ladies turn attentions to Carlow


By Martin McBrien FERMANAGH ladies’ manager CJ McGourty breathed a sigh of relief after his team held off a large surge from Sligo to secure a nail-biting victory in last weekend’s championship opener in Donagh. Leading by seven points with little over four minutes remaining, Fermanagh seemed to be in control, but a dramatic 1-3 from […]


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 […]


Quitting was never an option for captain of the Oakleafers


By Niall Gartland DERRY ladies captain Joanne Corr has been determined not to let a heart condition stop her from playing the sport she loves. The Ballymaguigan girl can’t wait for Saturday’s Ulster Junior Championship final against Fermanagh, but her career hasn’t always been plain-sailing and she took a number of years out as a […]


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 […]


Erne aiming for fast start


By Mark McGoldrick A WIN over Carlow on Sunday would be a confidence booster, says Fermanagh manager James Daly, as the Erne ladies’ bid for the TG4 LGFA All-Ireland Junior Championship begins. Fermanagh will play Carlow, London and Derry in the group stage of the competition, and Daly feels it is well within their grasp to win […]


Fermanagh have point to prove says McQuade


By Katrina Brennan FERMANAGH ladies captain Shannan McQuade has been around the county scene long enough to know that Ulster finals are not easily won. The Tempo club player made her intercounty debut ten years ago and was appointed captain this season by James Daly. She believes this squad of players has a point to […]


Daly looking forward to championship opener


By Mark McGoldrick FERMANAGH ladies manager James Daly says there is a ‘good mood’ in the Erne camp as they kick off their Ulster Junior Football Championship campaign on Sunday against Down. It’ll be a big step up for Daly’s side when they take on the Mourne ladies who finished fourth in Division 3, a level […]


Daly: This is where we want to be


By Mark McGoldrick “THIS is where we want to be.” The words of Fermanagh manager James Daly ahead of Sunday’s crunch National Football League Division Four semi-final against Leitrim. A three-point win over Carlow and a comprehensive 13-point victory over London the last day out secured their place in the last four where the Erne ladies will come […]