McElroy was one of the best of his generation says Dominic Corrigan

By Michael McMullan FORMER Fermanagh manager Dominic Corrigan has described the late Gerry McElroy as one of the best forwards of his generation. McElroy was laid to rest on Tuesday in Lisnaskea with hundreds of mourners in attendance from across Fermanagh and beyond. Speaking on this week’s Gaelic Lives podcast ahead of Fermanagh’s Ulster Championship […]

Playing on the big stage

Shaun Casey has a look at Ulster teams that have fielded on All-Ireland Intermediate final day… Galbally – 2023 GALBALLY were undoubtedly the best team in Ulster and saw off Glenullin, Dungloe and Corduff before qualifying for the All-Ireland decider with a four-point win over Dunmore MacHales of Galway on an unusual scoreline of 4-4 […]

Lisnaskea goalkeeper McCaffrey happy with underdogs tag

By Mark McGoldrick LISNASKEA goalkeeper Ethan McCaffrey knows that his side is going to be up against it when they take on the fancied Arva in Saturday’s Ulster Junior Football Championship semi-final, but it’s a challenge that the Emmett’s shot-stopper and his teammates are relishing. “A lot of people might see us as underdogs and […]

Arva boss talks up ‘Skea challenge

By Niall Gartland ARVA have been in imperious form heading into Saturday’s Ulster Junior Championship semi-final against Lisnaskea, but manager Finbar O’Reilly isn’t ready to order the victory bus just yet. O’Reilly’s side played in Division One in Cavan this year so it was no big shock that they emerged triumphant in the Cavan Junior […]

Unsuccessful appeal gives green light for Na Rossa to step into Ulster

By Michael McMullan ANY hint of doubt about Na Rossa’s opener against Lisnaskea was quashed this week and the sides will lock horns on Saturday (O’Donnell Park, 2.45pm) Na Rossa – managed by former Donegal star and boss Declan Bonner – were winners over Moville in the Donegal final but there was an appeal lodged after […]

Cadden urges his boys to ‘empty the tank’

By Katrina Brennan MICKEY Cadden will bring a wealth of championship experience to Donagh  this weekend when he bids to lead his Aghadrumsee team to championship honours. The Magpies last won the Junior Championship in 2018 when they beat Coa 0-13 to 1-8. That ended a 28-year wait for silverware for Aghadrumsee, so the trophies […]

Reihill plays down favourites’ tag

By Mark McGoldrick BEFORE a ball was kicked in the Junior Football Championship, Lisnaskea Emmett’s was tipped by many as the outright favourites to lift the title. This Sunday (Donagh 4pm), Lisnaskea will again be carrying the favourites tag against Aghadrumsee and Emmett’s manager John Reihill is adamant that his youthful side won’t be fazed by the pressure. […]

Captain McGrath leads Ederney to maiden Brian Óg victory

A MARTY McGrath-inspired Ederney were crowned Brian Óg Maguire 7s champions on Saturday after they overcame a titanic battle against host club Lisnaskea in the decider. In memory of former Lisnaskea and Fermanagh footballer, the late Brian Óg Maguire, who was tragically killed in September 2012, clubs and teams from around the county competed for […]

Lisnaskea and Steelstown off to winning ways in Ulster

LISNASKEA and Steelstown got this year’s Ulster Club scene off to a winning start as the Ladies Championships began over the weekend. Steelstown lost last year’s Ulster final to Kinawley and began with a comfortable home win (8-14 to  1-4) over Glenravel in the intermediate preliminary round. Lisnaskea were winners over Antrim champions Aldergrove to […]

Teemore making push for promotion

By Niall Gartland PROMOTION to Division One is a huge target for Teemore, but their manager Barry Owens says that they still have one eye on their looming championship campaign. Owens was the side’s player-manager for a number of years but is staying firmly put behind the sideline after recently making the decision to retire. […]