Division Three is a league dominated by Tyrone teams, and Strule are expected to be one of the most likely teams to challenge Augher Stars and Ardstraw Reserves for the top spot.

Strule were relegated from Division Two where they were well off the pace, and they will be hoping for better luck in the third tier.

Augher and Ardstraw look to be their main rivals with the pair finishing just outside the promotion zone last season.

Enniskillen Rovers are the sole Fermanagh team in the division, and they will need to take big strides if they are to leap into contention.

They finished rock bottom last season with four points from 15 games, but this season Anthony Hopkins has made the switch from player to manager, and they have strengthened the squad with a mix of youth and experience.

“We have added to the attack and we have scored plenty of goals in pre-season so it looks a lot better this year than the previous two seasons,” reckons Anthony.

“We have signed Nicky Dunbar from Enniskillen Town and he is superb. We have brought in Caolite Hammill from Ballinamallard who has done well in pre-season, and Ronan Swift from Orchard Farm.

“They will be three of our key boys for the season. We got a couple of boys signed last year but they weren’t able to play until late and we really only had a full team for the last two games of the season.

“Those boys will be in the team now along with the lads we have added, and if we can get that team out every week and stay injury free then we might be able to compete.

“We are definitely a lot stronger and our numbers have been better in training and we are getting properly coached. We don’t know what to expect but we feel we have a good squad.”

Rovers start their season with a tough test against Ardstraw but it may be the remaining teams in the division that present their best chance of success, with Dunbreen Rovers, Mourne Celtic, St Patrick’s and Drumquin United making up the rest of the division.