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29 Aug 2015 21:30

Devenish and Erne Gaels book semi-final spots

Devenish had three points to spare over St. Patrick's in the first of the quarter-finals while Erne Gaels beat Tempo by a point in the second game of the double header.
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29 Aug 2015 11:01

League form counts for nothing in championship says Erne Gaels boss McLaughlin.

On league form, Erne Gaels will be firm favourites going into their championship meeting with Tempo Maguires on Saturday evening in Derrygonnelly (7pm).
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29 Aug 2015 10:02

‘It’s all about who performs on the day’, says O’Brien as Devenish take on St. Pats

A few weeks ago Devenish were down as a near certain win against St Patrick’s Donagh in this senior championship quarter final but following recent results this game has become somewhat more difficult to call.
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28 Aug 2015 21:16

Kinawley book place in semi-final

Kinawley booked their place in the semi-final of the Intermediate Championship with a six point victory over Enniskillen at Lisnaskea tonight.
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28 Aug 2015 11:03

In form Irvinestown aiming to reverse championship record against Newtown

In an all division two clash Irvinestown and Newtownbutler will meet in the quarter final of the Intermediate Championship.
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28 Aug 2015 10:01

Close contest expected as Gaels take on Brian Borus

The weekend of championship action gets underway on Friday night when Enniskillen face Kinawley for a place in the Intermediate Championship semi-final.
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27 Aug 2015 19:00

Who will win the battle for the Junior Championship?

The Junior Championship will see four teams square off for a tilt at the title. Aghadrumsee will meet Belnaleck while Brookeboro face Coa in the first round of fixtures. There will be a second round of games with the two winning teams facing in the first semi final. The losers this week will meet in a qualifier game with the winner of that meeting the losers of the first semi final in the second semi final!
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27 Aug 2015 18:30

Intriguing Intermediate Championship has a wide open look to it

The re-structuring of the Intermediate Championship has certainly strengthened the competition and has made it the hardest of the three championships to call.
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27 Aug 2015 18:00

Can anyone wrestle the New York Cup from Roslea’s grip?

The Fermanagh senior championship swings into action this weekend with the four quarter-final ties in the newly re-structured format - and the big question is can anyone wrestle the New York Cup out of the hands of Roslea Shamrocks?
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27 Aug 2015 15:00

Fermanagh Ladies boss Little left gutted as All Ireland dream ended

Fermanagh ladies Manager, Aide Little said he was “gutted” following Saturday’s All-Ireland quarter final defeat to Offaly.
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23 Aug 2015 15:00

Cross community summer camp is on the ball

Derrylin O’Connell’s GAC’s inaugural cross-community summer camp ‘whose ball is it anyway?’ has been deemed a great success by all those that attended.
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21 Aug 2015 20:00

Little confident against unknown quantity Offaly

The road to Croke Park commences this Saturday, once again, when Fermanagh ladies take on Offaly in an All-Ireland quarter final.
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21 Aug 2015 09:02

Pain of last year’s defeat motivates Áine and team

Áine McHugh from Kinawley has been an integral part of the Fermanagh team for the past four years. The 26 year-old knows that one title has escaped her and her team-mates and this year she makes no secret about the fact thats their mission is to win an All-Ireland in 2015.
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20 Aug 2015 18:03

Jennings hat-trick bid goes up in smoke

Garry Jennings’ hopes of victory in the Ulster International Rally went up in flames as his car went on fire one mile from the finish of the last stage.
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20 Aug 2015 16:30

Shamrocks goal power is the main difference

It is a cliche but that doesn’t mean it is not true. Goals win games. Roslea plundered four in total while Lisnaskea only managed one. It meant on paper this was an eight point win but in reality the game was a lot more even that the scoreline would suggest.
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20 Aug 2015 16:00

McAvinue finds the extra punch for Derrylin

A place in the top five was at stake in this play-off and in what was a feisty local derby it was the O’Connell’s who came out on top in extra time. A pulsating finish to normal time saw the teams share 2-01 over the last few minutes as the game swung from end to end.
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20 Aug 2015 14:30

Gaels reveal plans for second pitch and multi-function room

Enniskillen Gaels have revealed their plans for the redevelopment of Brewster Park which will include a full size second pitch as well as a new multi-function club rooms which will consist of meeting rooms, changing rooms, a hall and a gymnasium.
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13 Aug 2015 20:00

COLUMN: COLM BRADLEY: ‘This is another fine mess you have got us into’

As Hardy so often said to Laurel, ‘This is another fine mess you have got us into.’ The fixtures debacle, for that is what it is, that is currently exercising the minds of Fermanagh Gaels is one that as a county we should be wholly embarrassed by.
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7 Aug 2015 09:30

COLUMN: MARTY MCGRATH: Sunday was great, but dignified defeats won’t hold up next year

On exiting Croke Park, a few Dubs shook my hand and declared “Your supporters are fantastic.” The scoreboard may have shown Dublin ahead at the end but the real winner was Fermanagh; players, management and supporters.
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6 Aug 2015 20:00

‘It feels like this team has only started its journey’ says defender O’Brien

It is something that will stay with Marty O’Brien ‘for a long long time’. The standing ovation and applause the Fermanagh team received at the end of their battle with Dublin on Sunday has been spoken about a lot since the game ended on Sunday.
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6 Aug 2015 19:04

‘We went to Croke Park to win but also to enjoy it’, states Quigley

Sean Quigley is in reflective mood 48 hours after the boos from the Hill have died down. He still shoots from the hip however, just like his playing style. And he has got a few things to get off his chest too.
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6 Aug 2015 14:30

‘If we can get the same commitment next year we can challenge for Ulster'

Fermanagh manager Pete McGrath has seen enough in his squad this year to say that they will be targeting a first ever Ulster title in 2016.
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30 Jul 2015 17:00 • Editorial Department

‘We’ll prepare for Dublin like we do any other team’

Maybe we do the Dublin players a disservice, but it is hard to see Bernard Brogan sending out a message to his team-mates wondering who fancies a hot chocolate in Bewleys of a Wednesday afternoon.
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30 Jul 2015 15:00 • Editorial Department

Opinion - Marty McGrath - Now that Ed has warmed up Croker, let Fermanagh rock on the big stage

After the match on Saturday, I fast tracked my way to Dublin for a date with Ed Sheeran at Croke Park. Running late, we hopped into a taxi and as we made our way across the city, the taxi man asked where we were from and with great satisfaction we informed him, “Fermanagh”. “Down checking out the pitch for next week?” he quipped. It was a proud moment; our county is heading back to Croker, back in the headlines with the big boys!
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30 Jul 2015 13:00 • Mark Conway

We are Fermanagh and that’s all we need

We are Fermanagh. I don’t particularly know what being Fermanagh means but I do know I like it.
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