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Something Is Wrong: Why Is Fermanagh’s Positivity & Pride Being Criticised?

Fermanagh have been unfairly criticised for their so-called post-match ”enjoyment” in the wake of last Sunday’s defeat to Dublin. In fact, throughout the game and after, the Ernesiders displayed huge positives that are associated with the GAA but have been missing of late. Their attitude was a breath of fresh air. In the last twenty minutes of Fermanagh’s clash with the Dubs, …

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Was Jim McGuinness Right to Criticise Fermanagh Supporters?

Fermanagh’s Tomás Corrigan has attacked comments made by Jim McGuinness In his Irish Times column yesterday, former Donegal manager, Jim McGuinness, wrote that he found the weekends football action to be ‘eerie and genuinely disturbing’. He admitted that the manner in which Kildare and Fermanagh were beaten led him to feeling ‘apprehensive at times in Croke Park on Sunday’, adding that, ‘he started to cringe inside’. …

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Did Stephen Cluxton Carry The Ball Over The Line or Was he Pushed?

Sean Quigley scored an odd goal today With Dublin on their way to a comfortable win, Sean Quigley scored a goal that seemed to confuse even the referee. After a high ball was launched into the square by Fermanagh, Stephen Cluxton seemingly caught the ball without any fuss. However Sean Quigley arrived and pushed the Dublin goalkeeper over the line. The …

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Colm Cooper Will Make His 80th Appearance For Kerry This Weekend

Colm Cooper is set to make his 80th appearance for the Kingdom on Sunday Colm ‘The Gooch’ Cooper was always destined for greatness it seems. People began to take note of Cooper’s ability after he made his debut for Dr. Crokes in the 2000 Kerry Senior Football Championship at sixteen years of age. In his autobiography former Kerry manager Jack O’Connor wrote, …

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Ranking The Ten Remaining Teams In This Year’s Football Championship

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After a weekend which saw Cork surprisingly beaten by Kildare, here we rank the ten remaining teams in this year’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship.  _____ #10 Sligo The pinnacle of Sligo’s summer had to be when they shocked the country and knocked out Roscommon to set up a Connacht final against Mayo. It’s shocks like those that make the provincial championship …

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Fermanagh: The Story Of The 2015 Football Championship

Fermanagh are through to the All-Ireland quarter-finals for the first time since 2004 after a man of the match display by corner forward Tomás Corrigan saw them defeat Westmeath by 1-13 to 0-7. Pete McGrath’s side enjoyed an impressive Round 3A qualifier win over Roscommon and gave another fine display on Saturday in Breffni Park, producing a strong second half …

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Fermanagh Star Criticises The Sunday Game

Fermanagh’s Tomas Corrigan has lashed out at The Sunday Game Tomas Corrigan has criticised The Sunday Game for only showing two minutes worth of highlights from Fermanagh’s clash with Roscommon. In what was one of the more exciting fixtures of last weekend, Fermanagh came back from five points down with six minutes to play, to beat the Rossies 1-14 to 0-16. Corrigan …

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Touching Tribute From The Fermanagh Hurlers

Fermanagh claimed Lory Meagher glory in Croke Park on Saturday but not without remembering a team mate and a friend, Shane Mulholland.  Shane Mullholland died tragically after a car crash in April. The Antrim man, who was based in Fermanagh hurled with his local club Lisbellaw and his adopted county team. The 27-year-old was a key part on the Fermanagh …

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GAA Championship Countdown #1: Ulster Football Championship

With the GAA Championship season just around the corner, Pundit Arena GAA will begin the countdown with a preview of each provincial championship in the run up to the summer. First up, we look at the championship that provides the first live game of the year; the Ulster Football Championship. _____ The Ulster Championship is one that divides the opinion of many. Many …

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Top Five Footballers From The Weekend’s GAA Action

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Football took centre stage this weekend with no less than eight games down for decision. Kerry took on Clare in Ennis, Cork faced Tipperary, Sligo entertained Galway, Donegal went to battle with Antrim, as well as four qualifiers. Here John Ivory gives us the top performers of the weekend. 5. Paul Barden – Longford If Longford were going to cause …

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