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 […]

Quigley pleased to bring trophy back home

By Mark McGoldrick ROSLEA joint-captain Seán Quigley admitted the Shamrocks got the ‘rub of the green’ after they ended their nine-year wait for silverware on Sunday. Two goals in the last six minutes were key for Ciaran Murphy’s team and Quigley, who kicked six points for his side, was very pleased with the character and resilience […]

Tailteann Cup’s top contenders

Cavan LAST year’s beaten finalists Cavan seem the best placed team to give the Tailteann Cup a real rattle this season and they are the favourites to get their hands on some silverware. They held that tag in 2022 as well and could have won it, but Westmeath just proved that wee bit strong in […]

Fermanagh make one change for Laois clash

By Michael McMullan FERMANAGH have made one change for Saturday’s visit of Laois to Brewster Park (6pm) Darragh McGurn is against listed to start ahead of Tommy McCaffery who started ahead of McGurn in last week’s defeat at the hands of Antrim. With the exceptions of Cian McManus, Johnny Cassidy and Darragb McGurn sitting out […]

Quigley absent as Fermanagh release squad for Ulster opener

Fermanagh sharpshooter Sean Quigley hasn’t been included in Kieran Donnelly’s named panel of 26 ahead of their Ulster Championship clash with defending champions Derry. Quigley nailed a number of important scores throughout the league, most notably late goals against Down and Antrim, as the Erne man marched towards promotion. Teams do have the option of […]

Fermanagh sweat over McGurn fitness

By Katrina Brennan FERMANAGH manager Kieran Donnelly is sweating on the fitness of full-forward Darragh McGurn as the comeback kings host Tipperary in Ederney on Sunday afternoon. Having pulled victory from the jaws of defeat on their last game at the St Joseph’s venue against Down, they repeated the trick with a late show against […]

Improved Fermanagh looking another win

By Niall Gartland THIS time last year Fermanagh produced a fairly underwhelming performance in their league meeting against Antrim, losing out on a scoreline of 1-14 to 0-8, but they’ve reason to believe that this time will be different. Kieran Donnelly is now in his second year in charge and has had time to make […]

Ulster’s top scorers in 2022

By Michael McMullan AFTER four rounds of NFL games and the Dr McKenna Cup, it’s Derry, Galway and Cavan who hold a 100 per cent record. Here are Ulster’s top scorers, from play, across all the League and McKenna Cup. Note their total score in brackets. Gearóid McKiernan 1-13 (1-22) Patrick McBrearty 1-12 (1-22) Jason […]