Club Notes 27.08.18

Further progress for the minor team as they reversed their only setback of the league campaign with a three point away victory over Lisnaskea. The first clash between the sides had seen the Emmett’s edge out a win but Tempo were in a determined mood to reverse that result.

Still it was to be a tight affair the teams level at the break and ‘Skea creeping ahead on the restart.

However this was a game which was to see goals as the decisive factors and Tempo notched two,first up being a penalty calmly slotted home by  Conor Magee in the first half and Matthew Kerr was to plant home the second to push the side two points clear on forty minutes.

In a well balanced final quarter Tempo who had strong defensive contributions from full back Ruairi Moore and centre back  Aiden Flanagan did enough to hang on for fine win on a scoreline of 2-5 to 0-11.

Next fixture is a meeting with Erne Gaels.

The scheduled under 13 game on Saturday with Teemore was postponed due to a hurling blitz elsewhere in the county.

Lotto jackpot for last weekend was not won the numbers drawn being 5 9 15 and 26. Winners of the two £25 prizes were Niccola Elliott and Mary McKernan. Jackpot for next weekend now stands at £2 900.

Team on duty for Saturdays September 1st and 8th is Eamon Fee,  Declan Connolly and Paul McCann. Team on duty for Saturdays September 15th and 22nd is Shane Breen, Marius Kerr and Conor Meehan.

An Irish language course will commence this Saturday September 1st in Dooneen, running from 10-00 to 4-00, courses for beginner, intermediate and advanced. Light refreshments will be available and further details can be obtained from www.fermanaghomagh.com

Key game of the coming week is the replay of the SFC tie with Erne Gaels. There should be optimism that the side can advance to the semi final where the opponents would be Ederney.

A defeat would see the side face into a relegation scenario, the initial opposition here being Teemore but hopefully that won’t be the case.

Games sessions continue in the Community Centre on Thursday evenings, opening game at 9-00 and admission is £10. Attendances of late have  improved but club members are still encouraged to attend at least on an occasional basis. Top prize is £5 000 on game ten.

Club Notes 20.08.18

Still in the senior championship thanks to a drawn clash against Erne Gaels in the opening fixture of the 2018 competition, the game played under the Brewster Park lights on Friday evening.

A draw a fair enough result in the end, for neither side was able to sustain any significant spell of command and both were to be guilty of frittering away quite a number of scoring opportunities.

Biggest miss as far as Tempo was concerned was the failure to even notch a point from a first half penalty, the shot smacking back off the upright.

That miss however was counterbalanced by a number of poor shots from Erne Gaels in the middle stages of the second half and in the end the sides will have to battle it out once again.

A game which both sides will pragmatically look back on and acknowledge that it could have been won or lost, so a deserved second bite for both.

Replay details are not yet finalised but it is understood that the game will not be this coming weekend.

On the underage front there is much encouraging news with both the under 13 and under 17 sides doing well in their respective leagues.

The former had a terrific victory last midweek over Enniskillen, eleven point winners and they held the opposition scoreless over the closing thirty minutes. They remain unbeaten after three rounds and on this form they should be on their way to qualifying for the league decider.

The under 17 have had one defeat, this to Lisnaskea, but they came back to winning way after that reversal by delivering a fine team display to overcome Teemore by a slender margin.

Again, judging by the form shown, the team clearly have a strong chance of also qualifying for their league final and the strong performances from both squads is a more than welcome fillip to club morale, given the disappointments in other grades.

The club hosted a double championship fixture progamme on Saturday evening and thanks are extended to all those who ensured that all went smoothly.

Lotto jackpot for last weekend was not won the numbers drawn being 1 5 19 and 24. Winners of the two £25 prizes were Peadar McNabb and Christine Ingram.

Team on duty for August 25th is Paul Colgan, Darragh Traynor and Brendan McGrade. Team on duty for September 1st and 8th is Eamon Fee, Declan Connolly and Paul McCann.

U17s Tempo 3-9 v 2-8 Teemore

A great win last night against Teemore 3-9 to 2-8. Horrible conditions and against a tight breeze in 1st half and the lads dug deep in the 2nd half. The 2nd half was probabaly the best we’ve played all year collectively. keep it going lads! we play lisnaskea away next thursday 23rd.