Donation will help with Newtownbutler developments says Hugo

By Niall Gartland and Mark McGoldrick BILLIONAIRE Limerick financier JP McManus is donating €1 million to every county in Ireland to be invested in Gaelic games, a gesture that is very much welcomed by Newtownbutler chairman Hugo Fitzpatrick. It emerged last Friday that Mr McManus, one of the richest men in Ireland, is gifting €32 million to […]

Newtown aim to make it into first Ulster final

By Mark McGoldrick NEWTOWNBUTLER manager Darren Chapman is urging his players to ‘show up and perform’ as the First Fermanagh’s bid to reach their first ever Ulster Club final. Chapman’s side face Cavan champions Drumlane on Sunday in the last four, and he admits that there is a good excitement and buzz in the camp. “Preparations […]

Drumlane continue to walk in bonus territory

By Michael McMullan DRUMLANE manager Martin Dunne insists his side are in bonus territory after winning the Cavan title and is happy to have had two weeks to prepare for this weekend’s clash with Newtownbutler. Sunday takes his side back to Clones, the scene of their quarter-final win and the club are buzzing with the […]

Newtownbutler add to their panel

By Shaun Casey THE balance and blend of youth and experienced helped Newtownbutler secure the Junior Championship title this season and the Fermanagh men have strengthened their squad since the county final. According to manager Darren Chapman, a number of more experienced players that weren’t available for the county championship have returned to the fold […]

PREVIEWS: Fermanagh Intermediate final berths up for grabs

FERMANAGH INTERMEDIATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER-FINAL DERRYLIN V ST PATRICK’S DONAGH Saturday, O’Connell Park, 4.30pm THESE two teams are evenly matched albeit Derrylin had a slightly better time of it in the group stages. Derrylin have made significant strides in recent seasons, while St Pat’s have been strong under current manager Paul Hasson. Going by current […]