Enniskillen boss content with winning start

By Niall Gartland ENNISKILLEN Gaels fired off a warning shot to the rest of the county when they dismantled Derrylin in their first league outing last Friday evening on – get this – a scoreline of 7-19 to 1-2. Among those to impress were county duo Conor Love (3-5) and Callum Jones (2-9), but manager […]

We’ll lick our wounds says Gaels boss

By Katrina Brennan “IT’S a steep learning curve and unfortunately tonight we probably fell off the cliff a wee bit,” admitted Enniskillen Gaels manager, Simon Bradley after his team were comprehensively beaten by All-Ireland champions Kilcoo in the Athletic Grounds. After winning the toss, the Gaels elected to play against a wind that would’ve blown the head […]

Kilcoo book Ulster final date

Kilcoo 3-14 Enniskillen Gaels 1-9 KILCOO ruthlessly booked their spot in the Ulster club final, and their ambitions of three-in-a-row remain well and truly alive. Playing with the aid of a massive breeze blowing down towards the Cathedral end of the Athletic Grounds, Kilcoo took control during the first half. Shealan Johnston raised two green […]

Enniskillen Gaels ready for ‘elite’ competition says Bradley

By Katrina Brennan THE celebrations were cut shorter than expected at the players’ bequest and it was back to training last Wednesday night for the Gaels. With their first Fermanagh senior championship in 16 years secured, the Ulster Club Championship is somewhat unknown territory for this group of players. For their manager, Simon Bradley on the other hand, […]

Championship win is the ‘best thing ever’, says Horan

By Mark McGoldrick NOT for the first this season, Brandon Horan produced a standout performance for Enniskillen. The big midfielder played a pivotal role for the Gaels on Sunday, winning primary possession from kickouts and linking up play from defence to attack, as well as chipping in with a sweetly struck score midway through the […]

Player safety is paramount, says Enniskillen boss Bradley

By Katrina Brennan ON Monday afternoon, Enniskillen Gaels manager Simon Bradley said it’s a case of resetting now as they prepare for the rescheduled senior championship final this Sunday. After the heavy downpours on Sunday morning, Brewster Park was deemed unplayable, despite the best efforts of club volunteers. Bradley, having been around the ground a lifetime, said the […]

Enniskillen learning lessons of last year

By Niall Gartland ENNISKLLEN Gaels endured a chastening experience in last year’s county final, but they assessed the situation, made the necessary changes, and will see Sunday’s decider Erne Gaels as a real opportunity to win their first senior championship title since 2016. They were ground down by a hardened Derrygonnelly Harps team, but their […]

Enniskillen Gaels look ahead

By Eimear Keenan ENNISKILLEN Gaels manager, Simon Bradley, was delighted to get out of Roslea with another two points on Sunday evening. “Roslea away was going to be a tough game for anyone in the championship,” he said, “It’s a very hard place to come and get a victory.’ “We aren’t happy with our first half performance, […]