Fermanagh need to start picking up points

Shane McGullion and Fermanagh will be hoping to make home advantage count when they welcome Armagh to Brewster Park on Sunday.

The Erne men were squeezed out by Cavan on their own patch last weekend by 1-11 to 2-11. But they were unfortunate not to take something from the game against the Breffni charges.

However, the fact remains that they currently sit second from bottom in Division 2, ahead of Clare on score difference only.

We’re trying to play with a quicker transition from defence into attack,” said McGullion on how Ryan McMenamin is setting the side up.

A lot of us haven’t played that way with Fermanagh over the last while so mistakes are going to happen, that’s just the reality. But the more we play it, the more we practice, these mistakes will get ironed out and hopefully we’ll do the basics better.

Armagh will probably be thinking we’ll drop back like we usually did, but if we push out and put the pressure on them, hopefully we’ll get the turnovers higher up the pitch and get the scores from it.

They didn’t like coming to Brewster Park back then (in 2018), no team likes coming to Brewster Park. When we played them in Crossmaglen last year, we didn’t play well and yet we still could’ve come away with a win. We’ll be hoping to get a win.”

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