Ryan Jones: Cherished memories in the green and white

AFTER 148 appearances with Fermanagh and a playing career stretching back to the Malachy O’Rourke era, Ryan Jones has decided it’s time to take a step back. He’s now set to embark on a coaching role with Andy Moran’s Leitrim, but the 33-year old reveals that it wasn’t his primary reason behind his decision to […]

Donnelly urges young players to step up

By Mark McGoldrick FERMANAGH manager Kieran Donnelly is urging the younger Erne players to step up and ‘fill the boots’ of Seán Quigley, Ryan Jones and Conall Jones, who recently withdrew from the county panel. On Monday, Fermanagh GAA confirmed that the experienced trio, who between them have made 331 appearances for their county over […]

Sending off had major impact says Erne boss

By Katrina Brennan SUMMER may only have begun but Fermanagh’s summer of championship football came to an abrupt end on Saturday evening, in Brewster Park. A lacklustre performance from the Erne men saw them exit the Tailteann Cup at the preliminary quarter-final stage. Division Four side Laois showed more hunger and desire, winning by two […]

Jones wary of ‘tricky’ Wexford opposition

By Mark McGoldrick RYAN Jones says Fermanagh’s target must be to ‘win the Tailteann Cup’ as the Erne men prepare for Sunday’s group stage opener when they face Wexford in Brewster Park. “We have to really look to win it,” said the Erne midfielder, “there are a few other teams who are at that level […]

Cavan will be gunning for us says Jones

By Mark McGoldrick FERMANAGH midfielder Ryan Jones is relishing the opportunity of playing for Fermanagh in Croke Park, five years after he last set foot on the hallowed Dublin sod wearing the Erne jersey. “We’ll go down to Croke Park and try and represent ourselves well,” he said after Sunday’s win over Cavan. “We’ve a […]

Jones loving fast-paced nature of the league

National Football League Division Three Fermanagh v Louth~ Sunday, Brewster Park, 3,30pm By Niall Gartland FERMANAGH stalwart Ryan Jones took a sabbatical in 2021, but he’s back in county colours and loving the challenge of playing regular games in what’s been a fruitful league campaign for the Ernesiders. It’s all going swimmingly for the Erne […]