http://www.thetricolour.com/

sport

Registration open for webinar on nursery hurling

Registration is now open for our fifth hurling specific webinar, Nursery Hurling: Values and Guidelins, Part 2 which takes place next Monday, June 8, at 8pm Irish Time.This workshop will be presented by Damien Coleman, Connacht Hurling Development Manager. It is a follow on to the very well received Part
thetricolour.com
Sure - GAA Move More at Home | Lesson 4: Changing Direction

Sure - GAA Move More at Home | Lesson 4: Changing Direction

thetricolour.com
A Few Small Challenges- Week 3

A Few Small Challenges- Week 3

thetricolour.com

AIG and Dublin Footballer Eoin Murchan show support for Aoibheann’s Pink Tie

AIG Insurance, proud sponsor of Dublin GAA, have teamed up with Aoibheanns Pink Tie and the Dublin Senior Football Team to send personalised messages to children and their families battling cancer throughout Ireland as well as helping to launch a fundraising drive to support the important work the charity does.
thetricolour.com

Minster Simon Harris lauds GAA clubs for their help fighting COVID-19

By John Harrington The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, recently visited the COVID-19 Community Testing Centre in Croke Park. While there, he spoke to GAA.it about the hugely positive role that GAA clubs have taken on in the fight against COVID-19. Q: Minister, you've been here in Croke Park
thetricolour.com
Player Interview: Danny Lafferty 03-06-2020

Player Interview: Danny Lafferty 03-06-2020

thetricolour.com

Articles

Sure - GAA Move More at Home | Lesson 4: Changing Direction

Sure - GAA Move More at Home | Lesson 4: Changing Direction

thetricolour.com
A Few Small Challenges- Week 3

A Few Small Challenges- Week 3

thetricolour.com
Player Interview: Danny Lafferty 03-06-2020

Player Interview: Danny Lafferty 03-06-2020

thetricolour.com
The Hop Ball Episode 5- Shane Ryan

The Hop Ball Episode 5- Shane Ryan

thetricolour.com
GAANOW: GAA Glory Days Offaly 1982 & 1998

GAANOW: GAA Glory Days Offaly 1982 & 1998

thetricolour.com

Fuerty enjoying senior return in Roscommon 


By Cian O'Connell

Reaching the last eight in the Roscommon Senior Football Championship is the latest drop of encouragement for Fuerty.

Preparing for a quarter-final tussle against Strokestown at Dr Hyde Park is a reward for sigificant work which has been carried out in the proud Roscommon club.

County and Connacht Junior Champions in 2013, Fuerty endured some harrowing losses at Intermediate level before eventually earning promotion to the top tier in Roscommon.

We won in '18, we got to a final in '17, we lost a semi-final by a point in '16, we lost a final in '15, and we lost a semi-final in '14, so we lost so many games by a score, says Fuerty Secretary Niall Connolly.

We are delighted with the progress of the team. We have been building for the last few years. We were knocking on the door to win the Intermediate Championship for a few years.

We are delighted with the way things have gone at Senior, the League was a little bit tricky. We played a good few rounds missing players, but it actually worked out well in the end because it meant more players got game time. So when it came to the Championship then everybody was up to speed.

There was always a feeling within Fuerty that a talented collection of players, including current Roscommon footballer, Niall Kilroy, would deliver some success.

It was building, Connolly admits. In and around Niall Kilroy's age group they played Division One football the year before and after him at underage. They competed in Division One Finals, we had a good crop of about seven or eight, who came through together.

Once they found their feet and got a bit of experience they settled and now they are your 28/29 year olds that are driving it on. It has just been added to with two or three lads each year.

Two Mile House defeated Fuerty in the 2014 AIB All Ireland Club Junior Final at Croke Park.Two Mile House defeated Fuerty in the 2014 AIB All Ireland Club Junior Final at Croke Park.

To be operating in Division One in the underage ranks in those campaigns mattered deeply according to Connolly.

We would be joined with Creggs underage, St Ciaran's would be the underage club, Connolly adds. Every now and again we'd have a good crop, but not on a regular basis. It would be numbers and a quality thing, a bit of both.

Currently, though, interest is high in the club and the playing numbers are a source of optimism for Fuerty. Absolutely, so far in the Senior Championship we have used 21 players, Connolly states.

Last Friday we had a Junior Championship match where none of them were eligible and we had 21 togged out for that. In the Junior Championship you'd have lads in their 40s playing with guys breaking through, but I have been involved in the Junior team for a good few years.

We had been struggling to get numbers, but now we just have a good bunch. Some of them just play Junior, but the club is healthy at the moment.

A victory over St Croans and draws with St Brigid's and Elphin ensured Fuerty topped Group A to earn a berth in the knockout stages. The group of players themselves always felt that they could do something because they were that long knocking on the door to get to senior, Connolly says.

We felt we were able to play at that level. It wasn't as if last year's Intermediate was a fluke win. We would have been confident that we would be able to hold our own, but we can't say we'd have thought we'd go through the group we were in without losing a game.

Two draws in games we probably should have won, so in a way we were probably a bit spoiled in how this has come about. We were confident that two wins would get us to a quarter final and we have got there now.

The next challenge is to reach the penultimate stage. Can Fuerty accomplish that mission?

thetricolour.com

comments

Reply
Your Comment

GAAcomments

Uachtarán CLG, John Horan, discusses the Asssociation’s return to play road-map.

Uachtarán CLG, John Horan, discusses the Asssociation’s return to play road-map.
thetricolour.com

GAA Museum adapting to deliver new initiatives

By Cian OConnell Throughout the world ways of adapting to the current circumstances continue to be found.The GAA Museums doors have been shut for more than two months now, but that hasnt stopped the planning and plotting behind the scenes.Several initiatives are set to be implemented in the coming days
thetricolour.com

Get faster - Joe O'Connor's guide to Power and Acceleration

By Cian O'Connell As an endurance athlete, Joe O'Connor knows all about the value and benefits of long distance running. He cites the research carried out by the Gaelic Sports Research Centre, stating a GAA player with higher aerobic fitness has a greater tolerance to spikes in acute training load,
thetricolour.com

2013 Leinster SHC Final: Dublin v Galway

2013 Leinster SHC Final: Dublin v Galway
thetricolour.com

Read the latest Club Newsletter - May 2020

The May edition of the GAA Club Newsletter is now available.This months edition includes the following.You can read and download the March edition of the GAA newsletter below.
thetricolour.com

GAANOW: GAA Museum Hall of Fame - Frank Cummins, Kilkenny

GAANOW: GAA Museum Hall of Fame - Frank Cummins, Kilkenny
thetricolour.com

GAANOW Rewind: 2011 Kevin McManamon goal in All-Ireland SFC Final v Kerry

GAANOW Rewind: 2011 Kevin McManamon goal in All-Ireland SFC Final v Kerry
thetricolour.com

GAANOW Rewind: Rory McCarthy Wexford last minute goal v Cork in 2003 All-Ireland SHC Semi-Final

GAANOW Rewind: Rory McCarthy Wexford last minute goal v Cork in 2003 All-Ireland SHC Semi-Final
thetricolour.com

1992 Munster SFC Final: Clare v Kerry

1992 Munster SFC Final: Clare v Kerry
thetricolour.com

GAA supports partners RNLI in call for \nwater safety this weekend

The life-saving partnership between the GAA and the search and rescue charity, the RNLI, is gearing up this bank holiday weekend to help save lives. The two organisations have been working together in communities throughout Ireland to share water safety advice with GAA players and to deliver water safety talks
thetricolour.com

Celtic Revival

great goal by rory . up the purple and gold .

sport

Registration open for webinar on nursery hurling

Registration is now open for our fifth hurling specific webinar, Nursery Hurling: Values and Guidelins, Part 2 which takes place next Monday, June 8, at 8pm Irish Time.This workshop will be presented by Damien Coleman, Connacht Hurling Development Manager. It is a follow on to the very well received Part
thetricolour.com
Sure - GAA Move More at Home | Lesson 4: Changing Direction

Sure - GAA Move More at Home | Lesson 4: Changing Direction

thetricolour.com
A Few Small Challenges- Week 3

A Few Small Challenges- Week 3

thetricolour.com