Gowna hope to lay ghost to rest

By Niall Gartland GOWNA have firmly established themselves as the leading team in Cavan football in recent years and now it’s up to them to show that they can duke it out with the big dogs in Ulster football. They retained their Cavan Senior Championship crown and did it in style with a thumping victory […]

Boss hails Naomh Conaill experience

By Michael McMullan CELEBRATING another visit of the Dr Maguire Cup was important to Martin Regan and Naomh Conaill but the focus is set on Sunday and date with Gowna. Mingling in each other’s pockets and the fans who back them all year was swapped for the training field by the Thursday night and it’s […]

Brady bunch help Gowna make history

By Shaun Casey CIARAN Brady was a member of the last Gowna team to win back-to-back county titles but last Sunday was an extra special day for the Brady clan, as the ex-Cavan footballer watched three of his sons help Gowna retain their title. Cormac, Fionan and Cillian were all part of the panel and […]

On the brink of another golden era

By Niall Gartland HAVE Gowna timed their run to perfection as they stand on the cusp of the two in-a-row in Cavan? They put Crosserlough to the sword in the semi-finals of the championship for the second year running – the performance of the championship to date as they ran out 1-18 to 0-14 victors […]

Lennon hoping the ‘Stars’ align

By Niall Gartland KINGSCOURT Stars are a familiar presence on county final day in Cavan. Since its foundation back in 1890, Kingscourt have appeared in 16 senior championship finals in Cavan football, coming out on top on 11 different occasions. They’ve been a recent phenomenon (relatively speaking), with only one of those final berths coming […]

Cavan SFC throws in

By Kieran Lynch THE Cavan Senior Football Championship throws in this weekend with all 12 teams in action. The format is a 12-team league table, in which each team will play four games to narrow the field down to eight. From there, the quarter-finals begin. First up are reigning champions Gowna, and they face Lacken […]

Enniskillen Gaels ready for ‘elite’ competition says Bradley

By Katrina Brennan THE celebrations were cut shorter than expected at the players’ bequest and it was back to training last Wednesday night for the Gaels. With their first Fermanagh senior championship in 16 years secured, the Ulster Club Championship is somewhat unknown territory for this group of players. For their manager, Simon Bradley on the other hand, […]

Gowna have the shackles off says skipper Ryan McGahern

By Niall Gartland BY a twist of fate Gowna’s last Ulster Championship match, 20 years ago this week, was against their upcoming opponents Enniskillen Gaels. The Fermanagh team edged Gowna in a semi-final contest back in November 11, 2002 before losing to Errigal Ciaran in the final on a wet and miserable day in Clones. […]

Love eager for team to grab more glory

By Katrina Brennan AT 21 years of age, corner forward Conor Love is one of the most exciting prospects on the Fermanagh football scene. After producing throughout the championship, the pacey attacker once again delivered for his club on Sunday afternoon, banging in two goals and a point for his team on their way to […]