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17 Jul 2014 17:02

Skins re-shuffle sees Richmond in as manager and Johnston as captain

An exciting new era begins for Enniskillen Rugby Club this week with the start of the highly anticipated, perhaps dreaded by some, pre-season training in the build-up up to the new rugby season.

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17 Jul 2014 16:15

Three Mallards sides hoping to impress at Foyle Cup

Ballinamallard will send three teams to next week’s Foyle Cup, one of the top youth tournaments in the province. The Premier League side will be the only Fermanagh representatives at the tournament, with the club entering squads in the under 10s, under 11s and under 12s.

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17 Jul 2014 16:00

Coffey Cup to celebrate its 75th anniversary

Friday’s opening Monaghan Bros Coffey Cup tie between Lisnaskea Rovers and Enniskillen Rangers will kick off the 2014 tournament as the competition celebrates its 75th anniversary.

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17 Jul 2014 16:00

Holly focused on giving Worlds her best shot

Following a process that has lasted eight months, Enniskillen rower Holly Nixon was confirmed on Tuesday as part of the GB Rowing squad that will compete at the World U23 Rowing Championships which will take place in Varese, Italy from July 23-27.

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17 Jul 2014 15:45

Gary Bownes game with an added twist kick starts season

Ballinamallard’s preparation for their third season in the Danske Bank Premiership gets underway with their first two pre-season friendlies this weekend. On Friday night the club welcome Dungannon Swifts in the annual Gary Bownes Memorial Cup before they travel to Dunmurray to take on Derriaghy the following day.

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17 Jul 2014 15:30

Ederney fight back to return to winning ways

Devenish suffered their first home defeat of the season on Sunday afternoon. After taking a six point lead early in the first half, they were guilty of sitting back and letting Ederney into the game.

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17 Jul 2014 14:30

Keohane hails enjoyable three years as he leaves Mallards

After three years at Ballinamallard Danny Keohane (pictured left) has left the club to attend University in London. The left back was a regular starter following his move from Sligo Rovers and he received the supporter’s players of the season award in the Mallard’s first campaign in the Premiership, but he has made the decision to end his time with the Mallards to study physiotherapy.

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17 Jul 2014 14:20

Late Roslea points seal a share of the spoils

Both these sides had to settle for a point apiece after a titanic tussle in Belcoo on Sunday with both sides having lead for considerable periods of the contest.

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17 Jul 2014 14:15

Portora Junior 18 8 victory the highlight of a successful Irish Championships

Portora’s Junior 18 eights are Irish Champions for the first time since 1980 after triumphing at the annual Irish Rowing Championships in Cork. The victory ahead of St Joseph’s, Galway was the highlight of a hugely successful championships for the Enniskillen club, as they captured four gold medals, two silver and a bronze.

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17 Jul 2014 14:00

St. Pat’s victory secures vital two points

Only five points separated these sides at the end but in truth it could, and should, have been a lot more as St. Pat’s put a youthful Derrygonnelly side to the sword on Sunday.

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17 Jul 2014 13:30

Rose and Kaymer leading contenders for The Open

The 143rd Open starts today and the return of Tiger Woods will no doubt please many of the sponsors and golfing public. The American has fond memories of the course as he won his 11th major in 2006 at Royal Liverpool– no one knows what to expect from him this week however.

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17 Jul 2014 13:15

Impressive Newtown shock Erne Gaels

Erne Gaels slumped to a shock 12 point home defeat on Sunday afternoon. Newtown, a team battling at the bottom of the table, just above Teemore, produced an impressive performance to beat fourth placed Erne Gaels and secure a much needed two points.

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17 Jul 2014 13:00

Natasha’s hard work in the pool paying dividends

The Irish Age Group Championships Division One, the elite competition for young swimmers in Ireland, takes place this weekend in the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin.

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10 Jul 2014 16:30

Tara completes an ultimate test in endurance

Tara Malone has completed an incredible feat of endurance, running six marathons in six days in six different countries. The Enniskillen runner, along with fellow runners Darren Hamilton and Paul Floyd, took on the challenge to raise money for MacMillan Cancer, and in a gruelling week covered 26 mile routes in England, Wales, Scotland and the Isle of Man, as well as Dublin and Belfast. Tara admits there were feelings of elation and relief when they reached the finish line of the sixth marathon at Belfast City Hall.

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10 Jul 2014 16:00

Niall edges out Rory to Captain’s Day win

Mr Richard Heap hosted captain’s day at Castle Hume golf club on Saturday 5th July.

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10 Jul 2014 15:30

Crack Your Fairways

It would be fair to say that with their low loft and long shaft fairway woods are the most demanding clubs for club golfers to hit off the deck.

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10 Jul 2014 15:00

Jennings forced to retire when leading in Meath

Garry Jennings looked on course for victory on Sunday’s ALMC Stages Rally, but mechanical problems with his Subaru WRC meant he had to retire from the lead of the Co Meath based event.

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10 Jul 2014 14:45

Carroll trains with Mallards as he seeks a return to England

Northern Ireland goalkeeper Roy Carroll is training with Ballinamallard as he waits for an opportunity to return to English football.

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10 Jul 2014 14:15

‘There is a better performance in us’ admits Woods as she sets her sights on All Ireland campaign

Fermanagh ladies manager, Lisa Woods says there were a number of factors which contributed to her teams Ulster final defeat but also says they have to shoulder the responsibility:

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10 Jul 2014 14:00

Dolan adds Irish U23 title to growing list of honours

Enniskillen athlete Ciaran Dolan added the Irish U23 Long Jump title to his growing list of national honours at a cool and breezy Mardyke in Cork on Sunday morning. Dolan, a former St Michael’s College athlete, had already won national honours at every age group from U14 to junior (U20) and added five Irish schools titles and the Northern Ireland senior title at the youthful age of 18 in 2011.

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