Ederney's true warrior

September 30, 2020

Ederney's Finbar Gillen takes the New York Cup to see his grandmother Rosleen and great uncle Christy. Pic via: Ederney St Josephs GAC on Facebook.

Ederney's Finbar Gillen returned from a broken jaw sustained four weeks ago to help his side to a first Fermanagh SFC final title in 52 years.

The centre back had to undergo surgery following a "sickening" off-the-ball incident during the quarter-final against Belnaleck on 28 August. It meant Gillen would sit out the semi-final win over Teemore two weeks later but he was determined his injury wouldn’t force him to miss Ederney's big day.

Finbar played the full match as the Marty McGrath-inspired Ederney dethroned six-in-a-row chasing Derrygonnelly to take home the New York Cup which he proudly brought on a visit to see his grandmother Rosleen and great uncle Christy.

EDERNEY'S WARRIOR ------------------------ Finbar Gillen has shown the bravery and courage of a true warrior. After...

Posted by Ederney St Josephs GAC on Wednesday, 30 September 2020


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