The draw for the 2019 Ulster Senior Football Championship has been made tonight live on RTÉ. Old rivals, Tyrone and Derry will meet for the third time in four years after being drawn in this year’s preliminary round with the winners facing Antrim in the quarter-final. There will be a repeat of the 2018 Ulster […]
PADRAIG Hampsey was named Tyrone’s player of the match at their post-match banquet for a sterling display in their All-Ireland defeat to Dublin. Like his teammates, he was emphasising his positives in the wake of their 2-17 to 1-14 defeat in a first All-Ireland appearance for the vast majority of Mickey Harte’s young squad. “We […]
Ahead of the All-Ireland final, former Tyrone player Colm McCullough explains how Mickey Harte created an attitude of invincibility.
TYRONE struggled to match Dublin in last year’s wretched All-Ireland semi-final loss to Dublin, but there were more encouraging signs in the recent ‘Super Eight’ clash at Healy Park that they have closed the gap. Speaking ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland final against the Dubs, Peter Harte attributes much of the credit to the team’s strength […]
DUBLIN manager Jim Gavin believes that Tyrone have the firepower to make Sunday’s All-Ireland final a real shoot-out.
LIKE most of the current Tyrone squad, Mattie Donnelly has experienced the thrill of Tyrone wins on All-Ireland final day. A decade ago, he was on the minor team which drew with Mayo in the curtain-raiser to the win over Kerry, winning after a replay. He also attended the 2003 and 2005 finals, and cites […]
TYRONE captain Mattie Donnelly says he is part of a ‘brotherhood’ of players who are now only one step away from All-Ireland glory. The Trillick man will become only the fifth man to lead Tyrone into an All-Ireland final when the Red Hands take on Dublin next Sunday fortnight at Croke Park. Their semi-final win […]
SUNDAY’S winner-takes-all ‘Super Eight’ clash against Donegal holds an extra special resonance for Tyrone youngster Cathal McShane. Living only a stone’s thrown from the border, the Leckpatrick man has strong family connections with Tyrone’s immediate county to the west. His grandmother Bridget McShane, originally from Tory Island off the Donegal coast, sadly passed away on […]
TYRONE defender Cathal McCarron has received a devastating personal blow as a dislocated kneecap has ruled him out of action for the rest of the championship. An MRI scan on Monday revealed that his knee injury is worse than first feared, and he will undergo an operation next week ahead of Tyrone’s winner-take-all clash against […]
TYRONE’S Niall Sludden says the fan reaction didn’t go unnoticed after their dramatic qualifier win over Meath last Saturday. Sludden and his teammates mingled freely with their loyal supporters after an unforgettable encounter at Navan , and he hopes he can give them something more to cheer about in next Saturday’s round two clash against […]