Enniskillen boss content with winning start

By Niall Gartland ENNISKILLEN Gaels fired off a warning shot to the rest of the county when they dismantled Derrylin in their first league outing last Friday evening on – get this – a scoreline of 7-19 to 1-2. Among those to impress were county duo Conor Love (3-5) and Callum Jones (2-9), but manager […]

The latest Gaelic Life team of the week

AFTER another weekend of action across all codes, here is our latest Gaelic Life Team of the Week. Derry were the headline act with their penalty drama to see off Mayo while their minors beat Kerry earlier in the day Armagh minors put in a brilliance performance to see off Mayo to book a place […]

Derry and Fermanagh set for refixed game

TG4 All-Ireland Junior Championship Group A Fermanagh v Derry Wednesday, Brewster Park, 8pm  FERMANAGH’S victory over hosts Carlow at Netwatch Cullen Park last Sunday has made life interesting in Group A of the TG4 All-Ireland Junior Championship. With all four group games now played, and despite a first defeat of the All-Ireland series, Carlow are […]

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 […]

Ladies Football weekend previews  

Compiled by Jackie Cahill THE 2024 TG4 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship line-up will be confirmed on Sunday. There are four key games down for decision, which will determine who joins already-qualified Armagh, Kerry, Cork and Mayo in the last eight. Following next Sunday’s Meath-Tipperary clash at Páirc Tailteann, the quarter-final draw will be conducted live […]

Familiar terrain for the footballers of Fermanagh and Antrim

By Katrina Brennan IT’S familiar territory for Fermanagh and Antrim this Saturday evening when they go head-to-head in Brewster Park in the Tailteann Cup quarter-final. While Fermanagh had no game last weekend after topping their group and booking a home quarter-final, Antrim had to contend with London in Corrigan Park in the preliminary quarter-final and it […]

Tailteann Cup quarter final draw

ULSTER duo Fermanagh and Antrim have been drawn to meet in the Tailteann Cup quarter finals. There will be an Ulster theme in Newry when former Down coach and player Mark Doran will face his native county as part of Oisín McConville’s management team in Wicklow. Another Armagh All-Ireland winner Justin McNulty will take his […]

McGourty hoping for another fast start against Oakleafers

By Jonathan Hogan THIS Sunday the spotlight falls on Donagh as the triumphant Fermanagh ladies, fresh from their Ulster Junior victory, step back onto the field to face Derry once again. CJ McGourty was a keen observer in Ballymaguigan this past weekend as the Oakleaf County rebounded from their provincial final loss by impressively overcoming […]

Keen-an to get the job done

By Katrina Brennan TOM Keenan is known for being the ‘messer’ and ‘joker’ in the squad but when it comes to hurling he is as focused, driven and serious about success as anyone in Joe Baldwin’s squad. The energy he exudes when talking about the game is rare in my experience. Maybe that comes from being so […]