Ó Fearghaíl: I feel for McGrath

GAA PRESIDENT Aogán Ó Fearghaíl has revealed his personal disappointment that Pete McGrath has stepped down as Fermanagh senior boss as a consequence of player unrest. Just last Tuesday Fermanagh GAA announced that McGrath would be staying on for a fifth season in charge, but it is understood that a players’ meeting on Thursday evening […]

Morgan: Armagh players must step up for ‘Geezer’

ARMAGH defender James Morgan has said that it’s time for the players to step up to the plate and ease the pressure on manager KieranMcGeeney. The side’s Ulster loss to Down earlier this month has left McGeeney’s championship record as Armagh manager standing at played seven, lost six, won one. A second win against Fermanagh […]

Opening shot: Donnelly black card shows its failings

In this week’s column, John Hughes argues that the evidence against the black card seems to mount up with every passing week. Hughes claims that the sanction is unfit for purpose and hits out Jerome Henry’s decision to flash a black card Eoin Donnelly’s direction in Fermanagh’s league defeat to Galway on Sunday. Fermanagh opened […]

O’Brien: McGrath exit would be a blow

MARTY O’Brien has warned that it could prove detrimental to the future of Fermanagh football if Pete McGrath isn’t reappointed as senior intercounty manager. McGrath said he would take time out to consider his managerial future after Fermanagh bowed out of the All-Ireland race to Mayo on Saturday, and O’Brien is cautiously hopeful that the […]