Girvan hoping that the Rock can take next step

By Niall Gartland ROCK St Patrick’s have done extraordinarily well in Junior Championship level down the years, both in Tyrone and further afield, and the obvious next step is to make their mark at Intermediate level as well. Division Two champions Eglish may be favourites for this weekend’s quarter-final clash, but the Rock know how […]

Killyclogher star Bradley relishing tackling the holders

By Niall Gartland KILLYCLOGHER haven’t exactly been handed the cushiest draw in the world as they finalise their preparations for Friday night’s block-buster clash against defending champions Dromore, but their joint-captain Mark Bradley wouldn’t have it any other way. Tyrone are the only remaining county in Ulster to opt for a traditional knock-out in the […]

PREVIEWS: The start of the Tyrone Senior Championship

TYRONE SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND ONE DUNGANNON V TRILLICK Thursday, Omagh, 7.30pm DUNGANNON claimed an unforgettable victory over Trillick in the 2020 final after penalties. 2015 and 2019 champions Trillick haven’t gone anywhere and this is a block-buster way to throw-in the Tyrone senior championship. Advertisement Verdict: Dungannon GREENCASTLE V DONAGHMORE Friday, Omagh, 6.45pm THESE two […]

Boss Rafferty feels for ‘unlucky’ Dungannon Clarkes talisman McNulty

DUNGANNON Clarkes face a block-buster clash against Trillick in the curtain-raiser to the Tyrone Senior Championship tonight (Thursday), and it remains to be seen whether their talismanic midfielder Padraig McNulty will play in the contest. McNulty, who returned to the Tyrone team earlier in the season after a three-year absence, suffered a serious arm injury […]

Beragh ready for repeat meeting with Naomh Eoghan

By Niall Gartland THE Intermediate Championship is particularly strong this year with a number of teams accruing a quite considerable amount of experience at senior level in recent seasons. The action commences this weekend but it isn’t just the obvious heavy hitters (Edendork, Eglish, Pomeroy etc…) who will harbour aspirations of having a campaign to […]

Errigal Ciaran sweating on fitness of Ruairi Canavan

BUDDING Tyrone star Ruairi Canavan has emerged as a serious injury doubt for Errigal Ciaran’s Senior Championship opener against the Moy on September 24. Canavan hasn’t played any competitive football since starring in Tyrone’s All-Ireland U-20 final victory over Kildare on May 13 due to a groin problem, and faces a race against time to […]

Dromore boss ‘Ricey’ building towards the championship

By Barry O’Donnell STRIKING that fine balance between remaining competitive while ushering fresh blood into their ranks has been the chief objective of Ryan McMenamin during the first few months of his managerial tenure at Gardrum Park. The Dromore legend has big boots to fill this season with his predeceSsor- another St Dympna’s stalwart- Colm […]