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 […]

Donnelly hoping Fermanagh can nullify key Laois threats

By Katrina Brennan THE ‘carrot’ dangling before Fermanagh this Saturday is a home quarter-final and a week’s rest if they can overcome Laois, in Longford, and top the group. That’s a pretty tasty outcome and Fermanagh manager, Kieran Donnelly knows it. He also knows they’ll have to produce a top performance to beat Justin McNulty’s […]

Fermanagh name side for visit of Armagh

By Michael McMullan FERMANAGH manager Kieran Donnelly has named his team for Sunday’s visit of Armagh in the Ulster SFC quarter-final. It’s an unchanged side from their win over Cavan in the final league game in Kingspan Breffni. Josh Largo-Ellis and Brandon Horan – regulars in the league – are listed on the bench. Advertisement […]

Donnelly out to avoid final day drama

By Katrina Brennan FERMANAGH will make the 70-odd mile trip to Ardee this Saturday to take on Louth as the Division Two relegation battle really heats up. Ger Brennan’s side are hot on Fermanagh’s heels, a point and a position behind in seventh spot. If Fermanagh can get a win and the two points on […]

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 […]

McGuinness expecting a battle

By Ryan Ferry and Mark McGoldrick DONEGAL manager Jim McGuinness says his team will square off against a ‘very well organised’ Fermanagh side in O’Donnell Park this Saturday. The Erne county were tipped in many quarters to be relegated back to the third tier. However, they have made a very strong start so far drawing […]

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 […]