Donnelly hopeful his players will step up to mark against Armagh

By Katrina Brennan FERMANAGH manager Kieran Donnelly will have little time to dwell on Sunday’s defeat to Cork as he readies his team for another massive challenge this Saturday evening with the visit of Armagh. The Orchard men are currently top of Division Two, having drawn with second-placed Donegal last weekend in the Athletic Grounds. […]

Jones expects huge challenge from Cork

By Pauric McGurn GARVAN Jones was unable to add to his four-point tally from the opening two games on Saturday past as Fermanagh fell to a determined Donegal side, but he’s hopeful that his side can continue their proud record in Ederney when they take on Cork this weekend. The primary school teacher admitted the team […]

The underdogs tag fuels us – McShea

By Katrina Brennan THIS time last year Conor McShea wasn’t making Kieran Donnelly’s 26 but fast-forward 12 months and the Enniskillen Gaels player has cemented his place at wing half-forward. The 27-year-old made his Fermanagh football debut against Tyrone in the Dr McKenna Cup last year but didn’t feature again until the third-round game with Down […]

‘Something I’m forever grateful for’

SHANE McCabe looks back on some of his memories playing and watching football… Name: Shane McCabe. Teams played for: Belcoo O’Rahillys. Current involvement: Advertisement I’m running the roads, watching my three sons and tempted with getting back involved with a small bit of coaching as the management is pretty stressful. Which club game, that you […]

Bogue ready for Leitrim dogfight

By Katrina Brennan IT wasn’t the lead-up to the league that Ryan Bogue and the Fermanagh hurlers had anticipated, after their manager, Joe Baldwin, suffered a stroke just over a fortnight ago. But thankfully, Joe, aged 51, is on the mend and he’ll likely be in Carrick-on-Shannon watching his team play Leitrim in the first round […]

‘Make Brewster a fortress’ – Kelm

By Katrina Brennan IT’S back to Brewster Park for Fermanagh this weekend. After playing the entire 2023 league campaign in Ederney, they’re back at the county grounds for this weekend’s meeting with Kildare. Fermanagh playmaker, Ultán Kelm, is hoping they can build on last weekend’s draw with Meath and make the Enniskillen venue a place no team […]

Injuries mount for Fermanagh

By Pauric McGurn THE Erne County have enjoyed a positive start to Division Two football with a fine draw on the road in their opening fixture, but Kieran Donnelly is mindful that they have quite a number of injuries to contend with at present. Fermanagh mustered a draw against Meath last weekend and the action […]

Donnelly urges county to get behind the squad

THE last time Fermanagh and Meath met was back in March 2019 in division two of the National League. Meath came away from Pairc Tailteann with the win, 2-12 to 0-11, but more importantly, a victory that signalled their long-awaited return to the top tier. After one year mixing it in division one they dropped […]