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GaaAllTheWay

Thankfully i dont have enough time in the day to be setting up multiple accounts,wish i hadmultiple accounts with the bank though:_
As for your "Lazarus has arisen from the dead" comment was in response to posts on some other thread where you let others believe you were no longer with us in this world - not exactly a very nice thing to do", im for once lost for words as not sure where you got that from and I certainly would never post anythingg like that online!!

Anyway back to more pressing matters, nice to see Rosleas fine new pitch hosting the game with Derry, good to see clubs around county getting opportunity to highlight the effort put in to provide top facilities.

Fingers crossed its a good weekend for Fermanagh GAA with Derrygonnelly in big final Sunday, best of luck to them!

macca999 (Fermanagh) - Posts: 927 - 10/01/2022 21:35:23    2394474

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Replying To macca999:  "GaaAllTheWay

Thankfully i dont have enough time in the day to be setting up multiple accounts,wish i hadmultiple accounts with the bank though:_
As for your "Lazarus has arisen from the dead" comment was in response to posts on some other thread where you let others believe you were no longer with us in this world - not exactly a very nice thing to do", im for once lost for words as not sure where you got that from and I certainly would never post anythingg like that online!!

Anyway back to more pressing matters, nice to see Rosleas fine new pitch hosting the game with Derry, good to see clubs around county getting opportunity to highlight the effort put in to provide top facilities.

Fingers crossed its a good weekend for Fermanagh GAA with Derrygonnelly in big final Sunday, best of luck to them!"
I agree macca it's good to see Roslea getting the opportunity to showcase at what is considered the best club owned facilities with the hosting of the intercounty Dr McKenna Cup game between Fermanagh and Derry on Saturday at 1.30pm. In respect of a favourable outcome for ourselves I wouldn't be too optimistic as our county team weren't able to make any significant impact against what I would term Monaghan's night shift term of youngsters and don't think the Derrygonnelly absentees would have made any great difference to the outcomes.
On Sunday next at the Armagh county grounds at 3.45pm we'll see if the Derrygonnelly team is worthy or not of an Ulster club championship title. They have the capability but will they defeat Kilcoo? It's 50/50 I think.
Bye the way macca, I was glad to read of your resurrection as your views although strange at times does hep to generate discussion, whether negative or otherwise.

BigToeJoe (Fermanagh) - Posts: 148 - 11/01/2022 11:43:23    2394506

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Harps will have now to prove if they are as really good as being said but I would have my doubts. On another story and I see the former Derrylin management have gone to manage a division 3 club who are at junior championship level. A strange move indeed. They must think Derrylin are going no where in div 1. However, there is no tears from the county minors about the departure of their unsuccessful brief boss. Now to the McKenna game with Derry I hope for a better performance particular in the backs and the goalkeeping.

cillnaile. (Fermanagh) - Posts: 973 - 12/01/2022 10:25:53    2394593

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Replying To BigToeJoe:  "I agree macca it's good to see Roslea getting the opportunity to showcase at what is considered the best club owned facilities with the hosting of the intercounty Dr McKenna Cup game between Fermanagh and Derry on Saturday at 1.30pm. In respect of a favourable outcome for ourselves I wouldn't be too optimistic as our county team weren't able to make any significant impact against what I would term Monaghan's night shift term of youngsters and don't think the Derrygonnelly absentees would have made any great difference to the outcomes.
On Sunday next at the Armagh county grounds at 3.45pm we'll see if the Derrygonnelly team is worthy or not of an Ulster club championship title. They have the capability but will they defeat Kilcoo? It's 50/50 I think.
Bye the way macca, I was glad to read of your resurrection as your views although strange at times does hep to generate discussion, whether negative or otherwise."
Roslea facilities are absolutely fantastic for a Fermanagh club side and it's good to see some gate fee's for county games going to the clubs, I would have to argue that the facilities down in Ederney may edge them out

Nishamrock (Fermanagh) - Posts: 24 - 12/01/2022 10:47:31    2394597

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Replying To Nishamrock:  "Roslea facilities are absolutely fantastic for a Fermanagh club side and it's good to see some gate fee's for county games going to the clubs, I would have to argue that the facilities down in Ederney may edge them out"
Shamrock, yes Ederny have great facilities too but Roslea are entirely club owned unlike Ederney's where part of which is the community association there, from what I have heard. In any either case it is is great to have them available.

BigToeJoe (Fermanagh) - Posts: 148 - 12/01/2022 11:22:06    2394603

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We need more clubs like Roslea, Ederney and Harps upgrading their facilities. Tempo has done a great job with their new pitch. It was mentioned earlier in the thread, but every club must have its gym facilities for our county team to compete.

Funding and money are tough to get. Every club has its difficulties.

Itown1234 (Fermanagh) - Posts: 15 - 12/01/2022 11:23:30    2394605

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Whether Derrygonnelly win or lose at the weekend I think it proves that Fermanagh club football isn't as bad as people think. This is a common thread that comes from people not only from outside our county but within. I would fancy the top 3/4 clubs in Fermanagh to put it up against any club team in Ulster on their day.

As much as I hate the sight of Derrygonnelly winning you have to respect what they have done this past 6/7 years... if they win on Sunday fair play to them. They have earned their respect across Ulster.

And as another poster put in this thread earlier... if you don't think the addition of the two mcgullians, three jones and potentially some other Derrygonnelly players will boost the county set and help us compete against the likes of Monaghan up you may follow a different sport! Clueless!

You seriously have to laugh at some of the posters on here... actually is hilarious how out of touch some are.

sidelinecut40 (Fermanagh) - Posts: 85 - 13/01/2022 09:05:10    2394688

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Replying To sidelinecut40:  "Whether Derrygonnelly win or lose at the weekend I think it proves that Fermanagh club football isn't as bad as people think. This is a common thread that comes from people not only from outside our county but within. I would fancy the top 3/4 clubs in Fermanagh to put it up against any club team in Ulster on their day.

As much as I hate the sight of Derrygonnelly winning you have to respect what they have done this past 6/7 years... if they win on Sunday fair play to them. They have earned their respect across Ulster.

And as another poster put in this thread earlier... if you don't think the addition of the two mcgullians, three jones and potentially some other Derrygonnelly players will boost the county set and help us compete against the likes of Monaghan up you may follow a different sport! Clueless!

You seriously have to laugh at some of the posters on here... actually is hilarious how out of touch some are."
I concur with your thinking and believe too much space is given to macca, his views and his ongoing capers rather than concentrating on football. I wish the county team, D'gonnelly all the best at the weekend. I also wish Derrylin who have been affected by abrupt management departure a new beginning in there new league division one journey.

AuldGussie (Fermanagh) - Posts: 79 - 13/01/2022 10:19:23    2394705

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Replying To sidelinecut40:  "Whether Derrygonnelly win or lose at the weekend I think it proves that Fermanagh club football isn't as bad as people think. This is a common thread that comes from people not only from outside our county but within. I would fancy the top 3/4 clubs in Fermanagh to put it up against any club team in Ulster on their day.

As much as I hate the sight of Derrygonnelly winning you have to respect what they have done this past 6/7 years... if they win on Sunday fair play to them. They have earned their respect across Ulster.

And as another poster put in this thread earlier... if you don't think the addition of the two mcgullians, three jones and potentially some other Derrygonnelly players will boost the county set and help us compete against the likes of Monaghan up you may follow a different sport! Clueless!

You seriously have to laugh at some of the posters on here... actually is hilarious how out of touch some are."
Agreed, I am definitely not a Derrygonnelly fan. Saying that I wish them all the best as I want nothing but respect for Fermanagh and to show the rest of Ulster Fermanagh football can be as strong as any other county.

Itown1234 (Fermanagh) - Posts: 15 - 13/01/2022 12:51:32    2394733

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macca999 you said last week --------- I think keeper very slow to get the kickouts going, while in the second half we couldn't buy ball from own kickout for 15 minutes, not solely GK responsibility but certainly a factor and will cost matches going forward if not sharper. macca999 (Fermanagh) - Posts: 926 - 09/01/2022 17:51:11 ------------- Well macca999 was the goalkeeper this afternoon??? That's you over and over again blame the GK and not the 14 other team members! I thought we performed reasonably today and our 1 goal and 10pts was a respectable result to Derry 17 points. The only criticism was our defence was not robust enough but it's still early days in the season.

Wired2theMoon (Fermanagh) - Posts: 26 - 15/01/2022 19:33:55    2395099

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Best of luck to Derrygonnely tomorrow and I hope they win, it would be great for football in Fermanagh, some good games on TG4 tomorrow.

Tirchonaill1 (Donegal) - Posts: 1822 - 15/01/2022 19:59:03    2395106

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Wired2theMoon, i would stand by my comment from the Monaghan game, the keeper was faster to set-up his kick outs yesterday and the defence tried a tactic of line of 6 and 3 break each way to work short kickouts which had some success, although the amount of times players went backwards with the ball was frustrating to watch at times.
Slight impovement on last week ,good to see Brandan Horan start a game, good performances from Danny Leonard, Tiarnan Bogue and Darragh McGurn. Definitely think with him and Sean Quigley should look to utilise the mark rule more and kick ball in more often. Fermanagh seemed to have to work alot harder for scores(as always) than Derry, who broke through defence too easily at times. Silly black card in second half

Just quick point on Rory Gallagher, people make out he very negative manager, looking at Derry yesterday clear to see he isnt totally defensive as perceived by some, Derry pressed high and attacked at every opportunity , During his time with Fermanagh he played a more defensive brand of football though that was as much about the options he had and maximising as much as could to get results rather than by own choice and it was effective.

Two weeks now until huge game v Antrim which could set tone for the season, hopefully Eoin Donnelly be back then and maybe one or two others.
Is Conor Love not on the panel this year?


Best of luck to Derrygonnelly today, tough game but more than equipped to claim the title which would give Fermanagh football a much needed boost.

macca999 (Fermanagh) - Posts: 927 - 16/01/2022 11:56:22    2395135

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A poor showing for Fermanagh senior club football today when Derrygonnelly were outclassed by a clinical and sharper Kilcoo team who won by a huge margin with the result being 3-12 (21pts) to 3 pts. There is nothing more to say.

cillnaile. (Fermanagh) - Posts: 973 - 16/01/2022 18:23:35    2395188

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Replying To cillnaile.:  "A poor showing for Fermanagh senior club football today when Derrygonnelly were outclassed by a clinical and sharper Kilcoo team who won by a huge margin with the result being 3-12 (21pts) to 3 pts. There is nothing more to say."
3-10 to 3 points, an awful heavy defeat, still though they done well getting to the final, hope Kilcoo can win the All Ireland club title now for Ulster.

Tirchonaill1 (Donegal) - Posts: 1822 - 16/01/2022 19:08:31    2395197

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A baffling and disappointing approach to the game from Derrygonnelly and even more disappointing that they didn't opt to push themselves further up and impose themselves on Kilcoo after conceding the first goal. They are a much better side with much better players than they showed yesterday. It's just unfortunate most of the rest of the country didn't get to see it. Congratulations to them though on their fantastic run, they should be proud of what they have done this year and over the past number of years and how they have represented Fermanagh.
On the plus side it'll be nice to get a good handful of these players into the county fold.

RedRum (Fermanagh) - Posts: 275 - 17/01/2022 13:27:18    2395293

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