Roslea a long way off three in-a-row
WITH the Fermanagh club championships just around the corner, Roslea manager Peter McGinnity is hoping his players can rise to the challenge as the club go in pursuit of three titles in-a-row.
The reigning champions open their defence on Sunday week against Derrygonnelly Harps at Brewster Park, and the former Erne boss will be interested in how they perform back in the championship arena.
“Three in-a-row is an ambitious target,” he admitted. “Derrygonnelly provide a much more immediate hurdle for us to get over.
“Having won two in-a-row, it remains to be seen whether the players can put in the effort needed to go after a third, but Derrygonnelly are our championship focus at the moment.
“As is usually the case with championship preparations, one door opens and another one closes, but we have a few boys back now and we’re trying to get them some game time in the coming weeks. We’re in a better position than we were two months ago.”
Before the championship action begins though, the Shamrocks have some league duties to deal with, and this Saturday they travel to face league leaders Lisnaskea.
“We play them at the weekend, they are going well in the league so it’ll be a tough task for us,” he said. “We weren’t playing well at the start of the league, but we’ve picked up a few points since then.”
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