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 […]

Cullen glad to be back in the game

By Katrina Brennan LEE Cullen last played for Fermanagh against Meath in the 2019 league campaign but you could hardly tell the Belnaleck man hasn’t played at this level for almost four years. Cullen returned from Australia in December and started at full back against Down at the weekend. He picked up their danger man Pat Havern and kept […]

Erne County set for Down

By Niall Gartland FERMANAGH paid the price for their wastefulness in front of goals in their last day out against Offaly, and they’ll know they’ll need to produce a better performance if they’re to consign Down to defeat in Ederney this weekend. Kieran Donnelly’s side racked up ten wides across the hour, indicative of a […]

Performance key for Fermanagh boss Donnelly

By Mark McGoldrick LONGFORD travel to Ederney on Saturday with a trophy already in the cabinet this season, but Fermanagh manager Kieran Donnelly says his players won’t shy away from the Midlanders’ challenge. Paddy Christie’s side were crowned O’Byrne Cup champions last Saturday after an impressive 3-13 to 0-12 victory over Louth and Donnelly is anticipating […]

Review of the year – Fermanagh

1 A changing of the guard KIERAN Donnelly came on board as Fermanagh Senior Intercounty Football manager before the 2021 season, succeeding Ryan McMenamin who had been involved for a number of years, first as assistant and latterly as manager. They endured a poor start to the league, but after that they seemed to get […]

McCusker takes captaincy in his stride

By Niall Gartland PROMOTION is a big target for the Fermanagh footballers this year, but their captain Declan McCusker says playing in the Tailteann Cup certainly wouldn’t be a booby prize. The Erne County can avoid the de factor ‘B’ competition if they achieve promotion out of Division Three, though McCusker sees many plus points […]