Fermanagh’s new bosses off to dream start

FERMANAGH’S joint management pairing of Rory O’Donnell and Brian Johnston got an ideal start to their league campaign yesterday, scoring a facile 8-23 to 1-8 victory over injury-ravaged Cavan at Ballyconnell.

Fermanagh’s new bosses off to dream start

Rumours surfaced during the week that Cavan’s plight was so bad the fixture was in jeopardy and the Breffni county certainly won’t look back at this game with any degree of pride as they were blown away from the first whistle.

Shane Corrigan was the Fermanagh star, the corner-forward bagging five goals while Brendan McGarry, Danny Tegue and Francie McBrien also raised green flags.

Mickey O’Connell was the Cavan goalscorer while midfielder Noel Hogan notched 0-8.

Division Four rivals Tyrone also had things very much their own way at Omagh against Leitrim, running out comfortable winners by 2-19 to 0-9 points.

Having been relegated from Division 3B last year, the Red Handers had little difficulty and led by 1-6 to 0-3 at the break.

On the resumption, they heaped further misery on their opponents-who finished bottom of Division Four last year.

In the final game, South Down recorded a big 2-17 to 1-10 victory over Longford at the Longford Slashers club pitch.

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